The excitement is mounting. You’re on a countdown of hours now until the big off. Your nerves are in shackles, your legs are restless. You cannot sleep. This will seem like an obvious thing, but if you’re going to maximize your time away from home, you first need to some some quality time at home. By sleeping.
This is a complete how-to on long-distance road tripping. Check out the following topics to help better prepare yourself for the road ahead.
Before any big road trip, I always make sure I get at least 6 hours of sleep.
Depending on when you want to arrive at your location dictates what time at the latest you should sleep. If you’re not worried about what time you’re arriving, just sleep at night and leave early in the morning for a nice fresh start for the day.
What helps me sleep before the off is Tylenol PM. I take a couple pills a couple hours before needing to sleep.
Getting at least a solid 6 hours of sleep is enough to help propel me for the next 10-12 hours before needing sleep again. With the help of gas station food and snacks, of course.