HORRAY!!!! Jessica and I are embarking on a serious roadtrip to Minnesota! I have never been so excited for ANYTHING in my WHOLE LIFE!!!! we're taking 10 days and driving all the way up to the falls. I've always wanted to take jess up there and i really thought it wouldn't work out until we were old or something. but we're going!! so there are lots of changes to the intinterary, but this is the first draft.... i'm so psyched!
LAURA AND JESSICA’S ROADTRIP TO MINNESOTA!
August 6 – August 16
Wednesday, August 6- Laura and Laurie leave Ft. Lauderdale at 12:00 PM, Arrive in Orlando 4:00 PM. (Or Leave Ft. Lauderdale at 3:00 PM, Arrive in Orlando 7:00 PM) 3 hours 19 minutes, 212.20 miles.
Thursday, August 7- Leave Orlando 5:00 AM, Arrive Gainesville, GA 12:00 PM. 7 hours, 448.68 miles. Spend the night at Laurie’s sisters.
Friday, August 8- Leave Gainesville, GA 5:00 AM, Arrive Minneapolis, MN 11:00 PM. 17 hours 35 minutes, 1,115,58 miles. Spend the night at cousin Rachel’s!
Saturday, August 9- Leave Minneapolis, MN 5:00 AM, Arrive International Falls, MN 10:00 AM. 4 hours 51 minutes, 293.51 miles.
Sunday, August 10- Visit International Falls, Fort Frances (CANADA!!) (Possibly begin camping)
Monday, August 11- Begin Camping in Voyagers National Park. (Probably Dryweed or Anderson Bay campsite) Spend the night on an island!.
Tuesday, August 12- Still Camping!! Visit Kettle Falls Hotel, see Kettle Falls Dam, Namakan Lake. Spend the night on an island again!.
Wednesday, August 13- Pack up camp at dawn, visit Rainy Lake Houseboats, Thunderbird Lodge, Casa Loma. Leave International Falls, 12:00 PM, 4 hours 51 minutes, 293.51 miles. Arrive Minneapolis, MN 7:00 PM. Meet cousin Rachel! Spend the night.
Thursday, August 14- Leave Minneapolis 5:00 AM, Arrive Wilmington, NC 3:00 AM. 22 hours 33 minutes, 1,406.77 miles. Check into Marriot!!
Friday, August 15- Wedding and Reception venue appointments all day! (St. Andrew’s Covenant, North Carolina Aquarium) Spend the night @ Marriot.
Saturday, August 16- Leave Wilmington, NC 5:00 AM. Arrive Orlando, FL 4:00 PM. 8 hours 57 minutes, 576.74 miles. Laura will stay at Jessica’s NEW apartment!!
Sunday, August 17- Leave Orlando 10:00 AM. Arrive in Fort Lauderdale 2:00 PM. 3 hours 19 minutes, 212.20 miles.