Cruise down the most scenic routes of the Eastern Seaboard. Your tires first hit the road in Maine’s rocky coast, stopping to admire Acadia National Park. Motor to charming Nantucket and Cape Cod in their entire summer splendor. Admire autumn-kissed New England. Stop and appreciate the dramatic motion of the mighty Niagara Falls. Step into a life without excess in Pennsylvania’s Amish Country, and continue south through the lush landscape of Shenandoah Valley. Embrace the local charm of Chincoteague Island, and the vast beauty of the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains. Further south, slow down for some Southern hospitality in Savannah, Georgia, and conclude your road trip in the sunny beaches of the Florida Keys.
Explore a region affectionately known as “The American Riviera.” Filmed here, the Oscar-nominated film “Sideways” has invigorated interest in this thriving wine region. Host Simon Kane savors all the flavors of Santa Barbara, with its vibrant art scene, farmers markets, and specialty shops. A highlight of your visit here is meeting the legendary Fess ParkerWatch Now >>
The sky’s the limit in the glittering, trendsetting, and culturally diverse city of Los Angeles, a city that continually reinvents itself. Simon visits with world-renowned chef Wolfgang Puck, creator of “Fusion-style” cuisine, and acts out his Oscar fantasies during a guided tour of the Kodak Theatre, home to the Academy Awards ceremony. Simon also goesWatch Now >>
One of California’s original twenty-seven counties, El Dorado is the undisputed home of the Gold Rush, and, possibly the home of the American vineyard too, with vines dating back to 1849. Simon visits a number of historic sites in the county, including Marshall Gold Discovery Park, and the actual location where gold was first found.Watch Now >>
Amador County is in the very heart of California’s Gold Country, where prospectors flocked to find their fortunes 150 years ago. Simon talks to folklorist Robert Richards about the area’s history, visits the Montevina Winery, and checks out the local accommodations and attractions. In Sutter Creek, it is always 1898 in the Monteverde Store MuseumWatch Now >>