You can do it four days, not much on your way except a lot of miles. October? Might get luck with the weather, might get unlucky. Been snowed on in every month of the year in this land, and we're coming up on winter. Northern Ontario has been hitting below freezing this week already, throw in some precip, and that's snow. Slow you down some.
Unattended children will be served espresso and given a puppy.