My husband, cat and I are leaving from Toronto to St. Pete's/Seminole early this Wednesday morning (Nov.13th). We are planning to take three nights with four days driving. I'm looking for route suggestions as well as stopping points (with cat-friendly accommodations) and good local restaurants on the way down. We are budget-to-midrange travellers. Thank you!
Judy there are several outlet type malls along I95 (Jacksonville, FL, Savannah, GA) I would go the route of Buffalo, Pittsburgh, Charlotte then over to I95 Columbia/Charleston, SC. I suggest marriott's Fairfield INN's or SpringHill suites. Both have free breakfast. Hampton Inns also offer free breakfast. It has been a few months since I was in Charlotte, NC and Columbia, SC areas but the construction was horrible and no real way to avoid it so try and go through at non rush hour times.
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