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.
Sonoma County is one of the world’s top wine-growing regions. It is also a year-round haven for fine-dining, lodging, spas, and a flourishing arts community. Fifty-eight miles of Sonoma coast offer a magnificent display of natural beauty and wildlife. Stop in Bodega Bay, where Alfred Hitchcock filmed “The Birds,” and go behind the scenes ofWatch Now >>
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Host Simon Kane is your guide to Calistoga’s picturesque hillside wineries, natural hot springs, accomodations, dining, and breathtaking scenic attractions. Sample the wines and chat with the owners of Graeser Winery and Storybrook Mountain Vineyards. Indulge yourself at the luxury spa resort, Calistoga Ranch, with its thermal pools and mud spas. Get a feel forWatch Now >>