I always carry water, papertowels and toilet paper in the car - just in case as well as jumper cables, tire gauge, ice scraper, gps, maps, cellphone charger
Be aware of the toll roads, not certain if you have ezpass or not.
Vehicle check list.( Not certain how up to date you are)
Fluids check, Oil, washer, coolant, Trans, axles, transfer case, filters.
PLugs, tires, spare tire, plugs, brakes, wipers
Good luck and becareful on 95, Virgina, Maryland, Jersey, Ct and Mass, heavily patrolled and they like to hide.
When you get knee-deep in a situation, floor it.