There is much more to America’s Southeast coast than big cities, crowded beaches, miniature golf courses, and water parks. John Holod and Jodie Ginter are your guides to the region’s many natural wonders and authentic ancient landmarks, including national wildlife refuges, and centuries-old lighthouses. Let your imagination take flight at the Wright Brothers National Memorial and Cape Kennedy Space Center. Snorkel with manatees in the clear waters of Blue Springs State Park, and take an exhilarating airboat ride through Everglades National Park. Along the way, Holod and Ginter share invaluable travel planning tips that will save you time and money. This program visits: Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Virginia; North Carolina’s Outer Banks; Cape Hatteras National Seashore, North Carolina; Charleston, South Carolina; Hilton Head Island, South Carolina; Savannah, Georgia; St. Augustine, Florida; Canaveral National Seashore, Florida; Myrtle Beach, Florida; The Florida Keys; and more.
Simon goes beyond San Diego’s most obvious tourist stops to explore the city’s historical, cultural, and culinary attractions. Simon brushes up on area history at the Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, then proceeds onward to Hillebrecht Avocado Farm, and Chino Farms where he finds the freshest market produce. Simon explores the bustling GaslampWatch Now >>
Monterey, California is quite possibly the greatest meeting of land, sea, and sky on the entire planet. This visual feast encompasses breathtaking Pacific coastline, dramatic Big Sur, romantic Carmel, Pacific Grove, the world-famous 17 Mile Drive, Pebble Beach, and Monterey’s very own wine country. Simon visits historic Fisherman’s Wharf, Cannery Row, and tastes wine atWatch Now >>
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 grandeur of Mt. Rainier, still an active volcano, is overwhelming. Hear the crunch beneath your boots as you hike the area’s challenging trailheads. Replenish your soul as you walk amongst ancient forests, and behold the wondrous splendor of Mt. Rainier’s glorious sub-alpine wildflower meadows.Watch Now >>