One of the best things about living in North Carolina is the geographical diversity of the state. On one end you have the Blue Ridge Mountains and on the other you have the coast. When you drive from west to east, you get to see it all. Interstate 40 runs across the entire state. This past week, we spent a lot of time on I-40 traveling from Western North Carolina to Topsail Island (near Wilmington) en route to a beach vacation with my husband’s family.
The car ride was over six hours which is at least a little better than when we travel to the Outer Banks, a drive that can take up to nine hours. Like I said, the state is quite long. The boys do well on long car rides and luckily, with it being 2016, I can even work on my computer while riding down the road. I once loathed long car rides, but now I love them because they force me to sit still and get work accomplished.
I shared some photos from our beach trip last week, but I wanted to share a few others that highlighted some special, unique moments from our trip.
We’re all settled back in our cool mountains and happy to be back into a routine, but we look forward to the next time we can say hello to the North Carolina coast. Until next time, Topsail Island!
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