A Joyful Journey: The Ultimate Family Road Trip
October is the perfect time to plan a family road trip! With summer holidays fast approaching it is fantastic opportunity to plan to to explore the country with your loved ones. Whether you're heading to New South Wales, Western Australia, or Victoria, we've got you covered with three tips for preparing for a memorable family summer adventure. And of course, don't forget to pack your favourite Nomad Chocolate treats for the drive!
1. Plan Fun Stops Along the Way
New South Wales: If you're exploring the picturesque coastlines of New South Wales, make sure to plan a visit to the beautiful Jervis Bay. The pristine beaches and crystal-clear waters make it an ideal spot for a family picnic or a day of fun in the sun. Don't forget to bake and pack some of Chocolate and Oatmeal Cookie bars for a delightful snack on the beach!
Western Australia: Heading to the wild west? A road trip through Western Australia wouldn't be complete without stopping at the iconic Wave Rock in Hyden. This natural wonder will leave your family awe-struck, and it's the perfect place to capture some unforgettable photos. While you're there, take a little break with some delicious Nomad Chocolate's West Africa 45% Dark Drinking Chocolate to warm up and energise before you continue your journey.
Victoria: A trip through Victoria calls for a visit to the enchanting Great Ocean Road. With breathtaking views and unforgettable sights like the Twelve Apostles, it's a must-see destination for any family road trip. When you stop for a break, indulge in some Nomad Chocolate's Mocha Latte to keep spirits high and taste buds satisfied.
2. Pack Entertainment Essentials
Long drives can sometimes lead to boredom, especially for little ones. Be prepared by packing entertainment essentials to keep everyone engaged and excited during the journey.
Bring along a mix of travel-friendly games, audiobooks, and sing-along playlists that the whole family can enjoy. If you're feeling nostalgic, surprise the kids with a classic game of " I Spy" or a fun round of "20 Questions" to keep their minds active and make the time fly by.
3. Prepare Healthy Snacks and Treats
Keeping everyone well-fed and happy during a road trip is essential for a smooth journey. Pack a cooler with healthy snacks, like fresh fruit, veggie sticks, and sandwiches. Don't forget to bring along some indulgent treats, too! Nothing is easier than grabbing a couple bars of delicious chocolate, but here at Nomad we recommend preparing some extra-special treats in advance. Whip up some Chocolate Granola Cookies, which add a touch of sweetness to a healthy classic. If you’re looking for something a little richer, try some Hazelnut Chocolate Marble Cake, specially baked to celebrate your travels, and a perfect companion to a nice cup of coffee!
4. Don't forget to keep hydrated and stay safe from the Sun.
So, there you have it! Four tips to help you prepare for an unforgettable family road trip through New South Wales, Western Australia, and Victoria this summer holidays. With fun stops, engaging entertainment, and delicious snacks (including your favourite Nomad Chocolate treats), your journey is sure to be filled with laughter, love, and lasting memories.
Happy planning and travels!