Journey through the ever-changing American Heartland, crossing the romantic bridges of Madison County in Iowa. Travel across a landscape of lush green Missouri hills through the Ozark Mountains. Glide through Montana’s Big Sky Country, and stream past Texas’ languid and storied Rio Grande River. Traverse Route 170E and loop through Big Bend National Park. Enjoy one of the greatest scenic drives of the American Southwest at Four Corners: navigating through Bryce Canyon and Arches National Parks, Monument Valley, and Mesa Verde National Park, taking in some of the most dramatic landscapes the United States has to offer. Follow Route 160E towards Durango, Colorado for an Old West adventure, and cruise through the natural and manmade wonders of the Badlands and historic Mount Rushmore. Conclude with stops at gorgeous Glacier National Park and the national treasure of Yellowstone National Park.
When Mark Twain first saw Lake Tahoe, he described it as “surely the fairest picture the whole earth affords.” Host Simon Kane shows us the beauty of the region and the wealth of accommodations, restaurants, and activities available around its seventy-two-mile shoreline. Share the invigorating pure experience of hang-gliding over Tahoe. Dine at the BlackWatch 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 >>
Mark Twain made this Gold Rush town famous with his 1865 short story, “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,” but the county’s treasures were discovered long before that. Join Simon as he seeks out this region’s “perfect places,” and basks in its awesome scenery. Marvel at Big Trees State Park, experience the thrills, chills,Watch Now >>
The Mojave and Colorado Deserts meld together in the vast wilderness that is Joshua Tree National Park. Here is a land that is home to a vast array of plants, animals, and beautiful geologic features that have been sculpted over time by the rare, but strong, deluges of rain and strong winds.Watch Now >>