Turn Your Long-Distance Move Oklahoma City into a Vacation

Long Distance Moving VacationBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

For young children, moves are usually tremendous thrilling adventures. Perhaps a tiny bit daunting, nevertheless in the long run an opportunity to experience something new. And we, as grownups, could learn from that. Moving to Oklahoma City for most of us is pretty stressful. You work hard for months finding a new home, packing all you own, and making ready the property you will be leaving to be left. When the big day arrives to load up the moving truck and begin on your excursion to your new residence, you're probably rather worn out, tense and feeling like going for a prolonged nap above and beyond traveling for several hours to unbox everything yet again.

Hold on. You are missing the trees for the forest here. The instant you close up that truck to the point it arrives in Oklahoma City (several days down the road) to your new home: You're free. And perhaps better, you're already packed up for an excursion with the fam. Instead of viewing this as the last long leg of the moving experience, see it as a vacation. A reward you give yourself and your youngsters for completing the tough half of the move. Not to mention, you can do it easily without breaking the bank.

Today, we're here to discuss some tips on converting your long-distance move to Oklahoma City into a low-cost family vacation.

Have a Picnic at Historic Markers

On the list of ways to to incorporate a little rest along with fun to a necessary journey could be to have a picnic. At the "low, low cost" of a few sandwiches and sodas, you and your household can certainly settle someplace bright and sunny with picnic tables and have a wonderful afternoon. Our country's freeway system is unquestionably lined in interesting little spots to stop, have lunch, and let your little ones play for a bit.

Our favorite are historic markers. Important locations in which something historical happened in the past. Many of them include a big sign, maybe a statue, and a couple of picnic tables adjacent to a well-kept grassy spot for play. Some also have a play area or even a little no cost museum nearby to make an afternoon of it.

Visit Small Town Tourist Attractions

But if you want to make this an economical adventure your children will not forget, conduct some searching for small-town places of interest. Take the children to a nearby carnival for deep-fried twinkies and carousel rides at an enjoyably negligible price. There are also a large number of strange and pleasant area places of interest. Gigantic balls of twine, fun tours of local caves, petting zoos, not to mention small-town water amusement parks.

Your kids could have so much fun discovering the delights of small-town America that they fail to remember this road trip has a purpose besides vacationing. And, no matter how old and mature you are now, you are always in the position to savor riding merry-go-rounds and petting llamas in the company of your children.

Reserve a Charmingly Affordable Hotel

Naturally, if you take time to have fun on the excursion, no doubt you will also need to find a place to sleep for a overnight or two on the way. And this needn't be pricey either. Road tripping provides you with the opportunity to stop in small town hotels. You might notice these are generally apt to have fresh fruit inside the lobby, be brightly illuminated and very clean, and sustain a higher quality at reduced costs as compared to urban accommodations. In other words, charmingly economical.

You can often get a two-queen room with the standard comforts under $75 a night. Or even, with a little creative browsing in getaway rental platforms like Airbnb or VRBO, you might find an inexpensive gem, a little cottage or nearby apartment for significantly less than the local room prices.

Visit Museums and Amusement Parks

Of course, if you really have plenty of time along with a little supplementary moving budget to have fun, then you could possibly spend a complete day of amazing times at a larger sized point of interest. You can unquestionably locate a children's interactive science museum where your children can create huge bubbles or crawl about within an atomic model for the cost of a family day pass.

You can even take your youngsters to a actual theme park. Medium-small communities often times have a local theme park that's just as entertaining but much less commercialized and expensive compared to big-name amusement parks. By knowing where to find one, your children may have the time of their life riding roller coasters and playing games, making this move the neatest thing that is came about in a long time.


The road trip necessary for long-distance moving doesn't have to be a stress-filled drive while your children whine about remaining stuck inside the car. Rather than stressing out, make a vacation of it! Visit parks. Have picnics or maybe go into cafes. Reserve comfy small-town accommodations and find the neat lesser-known museums and galleries and amusement parks to check out. And whatever you do, make sure you kick your feet up at some time and take it easy prior to getting back behind the wheel.

This long-distance move to Oklahoma City could be the getaway you'll need ahead of arriving at a new residence to unpack and construct your family life someplace completely new.


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