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

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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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History, Sights, and Activities in Kodiak Alaska


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


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


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.

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Traveling With Kids to India


Traveling with kids is an amazing way to show them all of the exciting things the world has to offer, while exposing them to cultures, foods, and people. While not an immediate top-of-mind choice, Bhaskar Krishnamurthy shares why India is an amazing destination to take children. Having traveled with his own children to India, they get to experience everything from the food and culture, to iconic sights and local animals like tigers and elephants. Bhaskar founded CLIC Abroad, an organization giving children an opportunity to visit and document the world.

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Meghan Hartman Shares The Special World Lake Charles Louisiana

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Settled in the heel of the Louisiana boot, the city of Lake Charles is in the heart of creole cowboy country. Two hours from Houston and three hours from New Orleans, the area is rich in history with modern amenities and boasts an affordable tourist price point. There are four waterfront casino resorts with the same attractions you’ll find in bigger metro areas. The Creole Nature Trail, also known as the Louisiana Outback, provides access to the beautiful sights and wildlife the area has to offer. The entire community has events and traditions for the entire family.

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Nevada Museums Offer Great Learning Experiences And Are Fun

Peter Barton photoPeter Barton, oversees the operations and programs of Nevada’s seven State-sponsored museums. A graduate of the State University of New York with a degree in American history, Peter has spent nearly 35 years managing museums and historical organizations from coast to coast. In this interview with Paul, about Nevada’s museums he points out they they provide a unique and interactive learning experience for kids young and old. Get up close to Christopher, a 1,000-year-old, 14-foot Columbian mammoth at Nevada State Museum in Las Vegas. Take a ride on the historical McKeen Car No. 22, a self-propelled passenger car at the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City. Explore the many exhibitions at Nevada’s only accredited art museum, the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno, or explore one of the most unusual sculpture parks in the world at the Goldwell Open Air Museum. Whatever your niche, Peter points out that you will find something to interest and probably amaze in a Nevada Museum.


Wizarding World Harry Potter Comes to Universal Studios Hollywood in April

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Picking up her wand and uttering the spell “Lumos Maxima,” Harry Potter’s Luna Lovegood, actress Evanna Lynch, officially announced the opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter will be this coming April to Universal Studios Hollywood.

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