I often write about our “Homeschooling On The Go”. This is still about homeschooling on the go, but this is Homeschooling On The Go – Family Travels.
Marty and I planned a one month road trip from Georgia to Seattle, Washington. We were going to hit up all the states we hadn’t been to yet (which aren’t that many anymore). As we kept planning it, we decided to just go for 2 weeks and have Mount Rushmore as our “major must-see” for our summer vacation destination. When Marty’s vacation started, we took off in our camper. Our home away from home.
Our trek was another well planned trip. However, like with all plans, we rarely stick to them 100%. Allowing for the deviations means our kids get to experience more and understand that spontaneity can be life altering (in a good way). So our trek? The route? Ah, yes. Instead of Georgia to Washington, it was Georgia to South Dakota with an impromptu trip to Wyoming. Check out this map. The route isn’t 100% perfect, but you get the drift.
You said Georgia. Why is Florida on there? Well to be honest, we were in Florida just 1 day after our road trip ended for my cousin’s wedding. Then again for Bubba’s 12th Birthday (early celebration) and again for us to fly to Costa Rica (from Orlando). After Costa Rica we went to Miami to see family. Florida seen a lot of us. This road trip route was more fun than I thought it was going to be. If you follow me on Instagram then you seen a little bit of it. I didn’t share as much as I thought I was going to. I just wanted to keep it between us in the moment and eventually I knew I would share. So here we are. Sharing.
This long road trip with our baby camper (which your can read all about this lovely addition here) brought our family closer than I could have imagined. I watched our 3 bees play on dirt/gravel roads in rv parks and build forts out of sticks and rocks. They borrowed bicycles and road down hills while barely missing …