Betcha didn't know I'm going somewhere awesome for spring break this year! Now ya do. Too bad it's not a week later, I could have spent my birthday on a trip! It's sort of a mini honeymoon because we haven't had one yet and have no plans/money saved for one. We're working on it but we want to go somewhere we will NEVER have the chance to go to again so that takes much planning!
So..now that you know about my first hubby&wife family vacay, and it's only 10 weeks away, I decided I should probably start all the pre-vacation planning. Aka stress out, rip through my closet, decide I have nothing to wear, decide to work out then probably never do it, wait til the last minute then stress about not being packed yet, pack in a rush.. It could go on forever!
I'm a horrendous over-packer. It's a girl thing but seriously I think of all the what-ifs and then I never wear half the clothes that I bring with me! I've gotten better at making all the clothes I want to bring fit into the bag that I wanna take but let's be honest I'm going to Florida for the first time ever, during spring break, there is NO way everything I want to bring will fit.
So friends, the plan is we're flying straight into Orlando on Saturday. Spending a half day, two full days, and another half day at Disney. Driving to Fort Myers spending a few days there. Driving to Marco Island for a few days. Flying back to Minneapolis on Sunday. Any suggestions you have of things to see in these areas are welcome! We're going with the people we worked for this summer and their kids, but neither of us are old enough to drive the rental so we're stuck in those areas.
I'm going to work on finding some pieces that are super versatile so I can pack less and have max outfits! I would pack my bags full but let's be honest, I want to bring back stuff! I'm probably going to have to invest in a few key pieces but I'm honestly clueless on how to pack for Florida. I'm used to Iowa weather and that's about it. Do I need to bring jackets and jeans or can I just plan on shorts? HELP!
Also, because we're going straight to Disney after the airport and not back to the hotel I have to pack a fairly well-equipped carry on. I have to bring my camera and probably a change of clothes but what else will I need? I'm a serious newb when it comes to traveling as I've never flown or gone anywhere major for vacation (except Colorado but that was in the winter).
Please bloggy friends, give me all your packing/Florida/carry on/vacay in general advice!