The journey has been stalled. They’re lacking in transportation, and the next bus is in 24 hours. Canon Lake is 25 miles too far, and the kids have a powerful need to get out there.
So of course they decide to hunker down and go eat some waffles. That is, until some pretty significant changes start coming in on their bodies. The kids have to scramble to make sure that their new “improvements” are not observed by the small town.