Oklahoma was never on my “to visit” list. Like, ever. In fact, it was more likely on my “will probably never visit there” list. But things change, and I went from saying “I would never live in Oklahoma” to “I would absolutely love to live here” after visiting the beautiful state for my first time. My trip did not go as planned, however. I got really freaking sick the morning after I arrived into town. I did my best to salvage what I could of our first time there, and I got some fun pictures of the very little time we spent outside the hotel room.
I was born in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1988. I am a Hoosier through and through, but I’ve lived in Arizona for 20 years now. Indiana is “home” but as of mid 2019 it had been 10 years since I had visited. Needless to say, I was due for a trip back, so I decided June was the perfect time. Not only was I dying to go back home but I was also super stoked to take Wynston to see where I grew up. Our trip was incredible, and I already can’t wait to go back.
Wynston and I travel a lot, and it’s rare that we take a completely flawless trip. Granted, I’ve learned how to adapt to any sort of change in our travel plans, so I’ve become a pro at improvising. However, it can be stressful when something doesn’t go as planned. Whether your flight gets cancelled, it’s raining at a destination where you planned to partake in outdoor activities, or your dog has a medical emergency, I have tips (all from experience) on how to handle the situation.
You guys. I have so much to talk about. Write about. Share. Like, I don’t even know where to start. Our trip to Utah and Wyoming was supposed to include a visit to Idaho, but it ended up being such a bizarre experience that we didn’t make it there.
Bizarre. Yes, that’s a good word for this trip.
This is gonna be a long one, folks, but I hope you enjoy the craziness as much as I did 😉
Getting ready for an hour road trip is much different than preparing for a long road trip with your dog. When I say “long” road trip, I mean 6+ hours. In this post I share the ways I ready myself and Wynston for such adventures, and many of these tips can be used for any road trip, despite length. I go through a process to make sure that Wynston and I are prepared for extensive road trips, especially when I know we’ll be in the car for almost 12 hours. I hope this post is helpful for you. Safe and happy travels!