Gail, a road trip might be do-able. I have driven from Connecticut to Florida several times.
Now that we live in Florida I see a lot of vehicles with Ontario as well as Quebec plates.
Carnival Liberty New Year's Eve 2007
Liberty of the Seas 5/2008+11/2009
Allure 1/16/ 2011
Booked Vision of the Seas . 2/14/2015
Booked Allure of the Seas... 2/21/16 *Last Gang Cruise*