Miles driven: 198
After walking all over the French Quarter, we were nasty sweaty. When Brett discovered that the M&Ms back in the car were pretty hot, too, he found a creative way to cool them off in a hurry!
As we drove along I-10, we saw remnants of the now-closed (and spooky) Six Flags New Orleans, and then we found ourselves in a nice summer shower.
|Another day, another state line!|
|This Mississippi rest area is adjacent|
to a new space center.
|NASA used the lunar lander displayed here for training.|
Our son, the donut fan, was thrilled! We ended up chowing down on some donuts and waiting until we got to the hotel for another picnic dinner.
|Brett is decked out at the toll plaza.|
|...that Katie did NOT want to see!|
|It was so weird to wade in the Gulf with such small waves.|
|We were able to go way out into that clear water.|
|The view from the sand|
|The view to our left...|
|...and to our right|
|Not a bad way to spend a Friday night!|
|The ocean side of our hotel, Sleep Inn on the Beach|
|Fireworks over the Gulf|