Emma and Kelly stop by Degrassi while on a cross-country bike ride. The two of them meet up with Holly J., and they do the announcements to sponsor their bike riding tour. They have a cook-out and Kelly and Spinner are in Connor's room eating meat, then Emma comes downstairs and finds a bottle of alcohol opened, and Emma is furious at Kelly because Snake and Spike had been saving that alcohol since they got married. Emma yells at him and kicks him out. Kelly admits she was too controlling and he got a job at his dads engineering firm.
The next day, Kelly leaves in a cab. Emma goes back to Degrassi the next day as she is about to leave and is questioned by the students about college life. Emma snaps at them, especially Alli and Holly J. and tells them the truth, that she's failing Smithdale, and doesn't want to go back. Later, she visits Spinner at The Dot and questions if he likes where he is and Spinner replies and admits he loves where he is. Emma says she envies him and Holly J. tells Emma she will be good at anything she does. The two become friends and Holly J. says she will be excited to see her next time.
- This episode is most likely named after the 1983 song "Holiday Road" by Lyndsay Buckingham.
- Jacob Neayem (Mo Mashkour) appears in this episode. However, he is merely an extra.
- This episode marks the end of Emma and Kelly's relationship.
- This episode marks the final appearance of Kelly.
- Holly J. mentions the time Emma exposed herself in front of the school.
Regular Cast (Ordered alphabetically)
- Raymond Ablack as Sav Bhandari
- Dalmar Abuzeid as Danny Van Zandt
- Charlotte Arnold as Holly J. Sinclair
- Paula Brancati as Jane Vaughn
- Stefan Brogren as Archie Simpson
- Shane Kippel as Spinner Mason
- Landon Liboiron as Declan Coyne
- Jajube Mandiela as Chantay Black
- Miriam McDonald as Emma Nelson
- Aislinn Paul as Clare Edwards
- AJ Saudin as Connor Delaurier
- Melinda Shankar as Alli Bhandari
- Annie Clark as Fiona Coyne
- Sam Earle as K.C. Guthrie
- Jahmil French as Dave Turner
- Jordan Hudyma as Blue Chessex
- Judy Jiao as Leia Chang
- Jamie Johnston as Peter Stone
- Argiris Karras as Riley Stavros
- Samantha Munro as Anya MacPherson
- Scott Paterson as Johnny DiMarco
- Cassie Steele as Manny Santos
- Jessica Tyler as Jenna Middleton
- Natty Zavitz as Bruce
- School Marquee: "Degrassi Welcomes Emma Nelson and The Recycling Program."
- (Emma to Spinner): "Get me a Double Dot Burger. With bacon."
- Snake: "Be careful and call if you need anything."
Emma: "I'll be fine on my own. I love you."
- Spinner: "I gotta go...feed my turtle."
- Jane: "Why have a hamburger when you can have a giant mushroom instead?"
- "Dreamwishing" by Savannah Outen
- "C'mom" by The Candidates
- "Grow" by Jaylene Johnson
- "Eye To Eye" by Ashbury Keys
- "Sense Disaster" by Josh Schroeder
- "Difference Of Opinion" by Shane Alexander
- "Here I Am Now" by Brandon Chandler & The Revival - Heard during the last scene.