Welcome to Honolulu. The Royal Hawaiian Hotel is just a short stroll away from the warm and vibrant Waikiki Beach, with views of Diamond Head State Monument jutting out into the sea. Honolulu is the perfect place for all kinds of aquatic activities, including sailing and diving. The Hawaii Maritime Center is where the Falls of Clyde is docked, the last remaining original iron-hulled, four-masted, fully-rigged ship in the world. ʻIolani Palace happens to be the only official state palace in the entire United States of America.
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 >>
Haleakala National Park resonates with stories of ancient and modern Hawaiian culture. The park is home to endangered species, some of which exist nowhere else on Earth. Hiking through Haleakala’s stark volcanic landscapes, sub-tropical rainforest, and backcountry will reinvigorate your spirit.Watch Now >>