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.
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>