Family Travel with Colleen Kelly breaks new ground as the first ever television show dedicated to traveling with families of all ages. Host and Family Travel Guide, Colleen Kelly explores must-see locations and attractions throughout the U.S. and abroad, sharing expert travel tips and insights to create easier family vacations filled with once-in-a-lifetime memories: Why just go to an aquarium when your family can actually get in the water with the whales? How about getting the whole family in the chef's kitchen to make their own pizzas? Each episode of this new 13-part series will feature a new and exciting family destination. From big cities like Chicago and Los Angeles, to cities like New Orleans and Baltimore, to American frontier classics like San Antonio and Cheyenne to family-friendly international destinations like Ireland and Montreal. In each 30-minute episode, Colleen offers a personalized, "exclusive" behind-the-scenes tour covering local culture & history, kid-friendly attractions & activities and family-friendly places to stay - along with regional and local cuisine for parents! As a family travel expert and modern-day parent, Colleen isn't afraid to kick back, get a little messy and have fun! Colleen's TV credits include Emmy-Nominated Executive Producer, Co-Creator and Correspondent for NBC Chicago's successful 24/7 Secrets of the City series and featured travel expert for a top Chicago morning TV show. Colleen is also a National Speaker for Travel & Adventure Show, the largest travel convention in the U.S., a Family Travel Ambassador and Featured Speaker for State of Illinois Office of Tourism, and a freelance travel journalist for the Chicago Tribune. Family Travel with Colleen Kelly covers all the bases, showing parents and kids how to have easier, one-of-a-kind, memory-filled vacations for families of all ages. This exciting new show is energetic, interesting, engaging and best of all, fun to watch!

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Orange County, California - Buena Park

Colleen, her daughter and niece head west to sunny Orange County for a road trip in Southern California. Here in Buena Park, they explore Knott's Berry Farm and their water park Soak City. After all that adventure, it's time to check out Porto's, one of the most popular bakeries in the area. The girls also make (and take a shot at eating) the biggest ice cream sundae at Farrell's Ice Cream Parlour, literally bounce off the walls at Big Air Trampoline Park, and get "captured" by some friendly pirates at Pirate's Dinner Adventure. If you thought you knew Orange County, think again.

  • 2019-07-20T23:30:00-07:00
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Orange County, California - Irvine & Dana Point

Colleen, her daughter and niece continue their Orange County road trip in Irvine and Dana Point. In Irvine, they try their hand at electric bikes at Pedego and explore Irvine's International Dining Destination, Diamond Jamboree. They round out their trip in Dana Point, with a visit to the Ocean Institute to learn about ocean conservation and marine life, and finish their day with a whale and dolphin watching excursion they'll never forget.

  • 2019-07-27T23:30:00-07:00
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Best Food - Coast to Coast Cuisine

From chocolate in Switzerland to freshly caught fish in Florida, Family Travel has explored food all over the world and the U.S. In this special compilation episode, Colleen takes a look back at some of the most unique, amazing, and delicious foods and restaurants she has explored over the course of the show. Viewers revisits the delicious, deep fried delicacies of the Texas State Fair, head back to the Apple Barn and Cider Mill for some sweet treats, and visit the home of the original chimichanga in Tucson.

  • 2019-08-03T23:30:00-07:00
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Clearwater, Florida - City by the Sea

From baseball games to marine life rehabilitation, Clearwater is the hot spot for your next Florida getaway. Colleen and her daughters take in a minor league baseball game, catch and cook their own food straight from the ocean, learn about the importance of the rescue and rehabilitation of marine life, and check out all the amazing things that can be built with sand. This perfect beach-side vacation will have viewers longing for the sea.

  • 2019-08-10T23:30:00-07:00
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