From Disney World to the family road trip, we all want a fun and relaxing family vacation.

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Voices From The Past With An Architect Who Helped Shape Southern California Style

Kurt Cyr brings famed architect Alfred Frey to life. Frey was one of the seminal architects who helped to create modernist architecture in Palm Springs, California in the 50s and 60s. Kurt Cyr’s company Palm Springs Mod Squad offers tours and insights into Modernism in Palm Springs. Modernism Week in the desert community attracts thousands each February. For more information on visiting the area check out Visit Greater Palm Springs

 

 



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The Man Behind the Myth: Buffalo Bill

When you think of the wild west, you’re often met with visions of cowboys in open land, riding their horses, and herding cattle. While much of that has faded away with time, Cody, Wyoming preserves the authentic western life. Claudia Wade visits the show to share insights, stories, and fascinating trivia about Buffalo Bill, once the most famous man in the world thanks to his Wild West Show. In the episode below, listen to her tell the accounts of history surrounding the myths and learn more on the Cody website.



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Explore Sunny Isles Beach Miami

Sunny Isles Beach Miami is tucked away on 2.5 miles of beach along a barrier island, just outside Miami, Florida. Many people traveling to Miami might be familiar with it, as it’s visible from the drive to Miami from Fort Lauderdale. Its hotels (all of which are beachfront) range from 5 star and 5 diamond to retro art deco. Known as a family friendly spring break destination, the city boasts something to do for virtually everyone. From yoga on the beach, fine dining, outdoor activities at Oleta River State Park, cultural areas, to fishing off the pier, there’s a wide variety of things to enjoy.


To learn more about visiting Sunny Isles Beach Miami, including what it was like to be there during Hurricane Matthew, listen to the full podcast below or visit their website.


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Gary Arndt On His Quest To Visit North American National Parks

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Gary Arndt is on a quest to visit as many National Parks as possible. He visits with Paul to share about recent trips to some well known, and some not as well known, parks in both the US and Canada. He shares his experiences in the parks in Alaska, stories of what he saw, as well as some history of the National Parks system.

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Comic Con 2016 Wrap up with James DeRuvo

After four wild days in San Diego, our family travel reporter James DeRuvo gives us a report on San Diego Comic-Con!  Costumes, toys, comic books, movies and more, San Diego Comic-Con is the pop culture super bowl of the year and James says it’s a must item to put on your bucket list, especially if you have family and love movies.

 



 

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History, Sights, and Activities in Kodiak Alaska

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Located on the eastern shore of Kodiak Island off the Alaska coastline, Kodiak is a small town rich in history with wildlife scenes and activities year round. Chastity McCarthy from Discover Kodiak visits the show to share the unique reasons why Kodiak is a destination to see from its World War II history to hunting and fishing, including special winter activities like the Northern Lights, Russian Christmas, art, fine dining, and more.

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Experience Alaska Throughout the Seasons

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As the largest state in the United States, Alaska is a destination with a wide variety of activities, attractions, and amenities. At the Alaska Media Road Show in Santa Barbara, California, Brittany visits to share some of the reasons why traveling to Alaska should be high on everyone’s list. From hunting and fishing to visiting quintessential small towns to experiencing the scenery and wildlife, it’s tough to see all Alaska has to offer in just one trip.

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Animals Thrive During Winter At The Alaska Zoo

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Traveling to Alaska is a destination in itself, but now you can visit a myriad of Arctic, sub-Arctic and like-climate species in one place at the Alaska Zoo. Located in Anchorage, the zoo has been in the community for more than 45 years, with a lot of growth in the past decade. Patrick Lampi, executive director, visits the show to discuss what makes this zoo special from its rescued animals to its polar bear exhibits.  

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Find the Softest Sand in the World in Panama City Beach Florida

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With the slogan “The World’s Most Beautiful Beaches,” Panama City Beach Florida has set the bar pretty high for visitors, and does nothing short of deliver. The city is a destination filled with family friendly activities like fishing, gorgeous beaches, excellent dining, events, concerts, parks, interactive museums, shopping, and sports like kayaking, biking, and paragliding. Panama City Beach has more than 80 years of history and both military and retirement communities. This beach town with 27 miles of beach, the softest sand around even experiences all four seasons.

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‘Airstream: America’s World Traveler’ with Patrick Foster

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Airstream trailers have been an iconic American travel staple for nearly 85 years. Families, travelers, and adventure-seekers alike have taken these trailers around the world. Patrick Foster wrote the book Airstream: America’s World Traveler highlighting the history, design, and manufacturing and discusses what makes Airstreams truly special. From restored Airstream hotels to caravans across the globe, these remain a travel icon for a reason.