It looks as if things can’t actually get ANY WORSE: Greg’s grandfather has taken his room because he can no long afford his own apartment; little brother Manny has a ‘no pants after dinner’ policy to encourage him to use the potty; Mom is trying to get the town to start a ‘No Gadgets Week’; and there is an impending school nature camp! How will Greg survive these trials?
Greg Heffley and his family take a road trip that turns into a series of side-splitting disasters. These involve: winning a pig in a contest; a seagull inside the car, hell-bent on eating Greg’s cheese curls; and the loss of all their money and credit cards, along with the car keys. They are forced to resort to desperate means –just to survive the ordeal!