Look Like a Local: Travelers Not Tourists

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Jun 30, 2015

Travel to Washington DC and see some of the cornerstones of the United States historical rise.  From historic buildings, museums, and monuments to the artistic culture that thrives throughout the city, Washington is a must stop destination.  Tim Wright will take us around his home city and show us what it takes to Look Like a Local in Washington DC.

Jun 29, 2015

The best festivals we have talked about so far, in one show!  We're taking you back through some of the amazing festivals we've heard about so you can make some travel plans and check them out!

Jun 28, 2015

Travel to Richmond and discover that although there is plenty of history about, it's not all that Richmond has to offer.  Richmond offers a wide range of things to do and see while in the city.  There is history to be sure, but there are arts and music festivals as well.  Richmond is definitely a city on the move and you are going to want to catch up with her as fast as you can.  Adam Worcester of Triple Crossing Brewing gives us the inside tour of this great town.



Jun 27, 2015

Travel to Washington DC and see some of the most amazing and historic gems that this nation has to offer.  From the Jefferson Memorial to the Capital Building it's all here waiting for you.  The museums are second to none and many of them are free too!  Our local resident tour guide is Mirna Soares of Spotted by Locals.  Definitely check it out!

Jun 26, 2015

Hey!  Here's two songs from the Blind Owl Band.  Eric Munley who we interviewed for the Saranac Lake show does an amazing job and you are going to want to check them out!

Jun 26, 2015

Travel with us to White Sulphur Springs.  Located in the heart of Big Sky Country it is the perfect place to get away from it all.  Surrounded by mountains and having access to some great fishing you are going to want to make it a must stop while traveling through Big Sky Country.  Sarah Calhoun is the director of the Red Ants Pants Music Festival and will be showing us around her hometown.

Jun 25, 2015

Saranac Lake is locate in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains.  It is here that you will find a myriad of outdoor activities to embark upon.  From climbing mountains, to bicycling, and hiking, it all can be yours in Saranac Lake.  Our local resident tour guide is Eric Munley of the musical group the Blind Owl Band.  Eric shows us all the ins and outs of looking like a local in Saranac Lake.

Jun 24, 2015

Travel with us to our first over seas destination.  Terlizzi Italy.  This is not your perfectly manicured tour with throusands of other tourists.  Terlizzi is the real thing.  Located in Southern Italy, it still has the feel that it did many years ago.  Find out what it was like to make the olive oil and the cheeses that Italy is known for.  Terlizzi is the place to do it.  Paul Cappeli takes us on a guided tour as we check out Italy from a locals perspective.



Jun 23, 2015

After three previous episodes, what can be left to talk about in Boston.  PLENTY!  Travel to Boston with your resident tour guide Marissa Berenson Yaar who takes us on a detailed tour of this great city.  Marissa digs deep to find us some great hidden gems, not only in Boston but in the day trip destinations as well.  Boston continues to surprise with its seemingly endless amount of hidden gems waiting to be explored.

Jun 22, 2015

Braden Golub of the parking app Spot shows us around his hometown.  Boston is a historical city that continually offers visitors endless options that you need to be made aware of.  Braden takes us on a tour of some great bakeries, festivals, and places to dine.  Boston will delight you and intrigue you as you jump into one of the historical cornerstones of the United States.

Jun 22, 2015

Check out this episode on Charlottesville and ignore the previously released version.  Charlottesville mixes a historic vibe with a southern romanticism that you will want to experience for yourself.  Charlottesville is a destination that has food, fun, and a whole lot of history.  Check it out in this FULL episode!  Thanks everyone!






Jun 21, 2015

Travel to Charlottesville, Virginia.  The perfect city to find everything that you are looking for out of a great travel destination.  Quickly becoming a top foodie destination, Charlottesville boast many top eateries.  It also has more than it's share of history all tied into one.  Our resident tour guide Jerry Sole will give us a tour of this great destination and show us why after he lived in New York and Los Angeles, he chose Charlottesville.

Jun 20, 2015

Travel to Syracuse New York and see what so many have been talking about.  Syracuse is a city moving and shaking to a better future and now is the time to see it before it becomes the spot for everyone to see.  Local residents Lorna and Jonah take us out and about and show us what the "kids" are doing in Syracuse these days.  They take us to their favorite food destinations and other haunts that make Syracuse special.

Jun 19, 2015

Montpelier is waiting for you to come explore it's ultra hip streets.  Come one and come all is the official motto of Montpelier and with it's laid back lifestyle, it's easy to see why so many are drawn to this great destination.  Taking us on the tour will be Bo Muller of  Bo is a folk artist who loves his city and will take you through everything that Montpelier has to offer.

Jun 18, 2015

Travel to Rehoboth Beach Delaware.  A premiere destination that will have you coming back time and time again.  A great beach resort with plenty to do and see, it's time to travel to this great beach town.  Bob Yesbek is a local food critic who is going to take us and show us exactly how to look like a local in Rehoboth Beach.

Jun 17, 2015

Travel to Burlington Vermont, where there is an beautiful mix of art, culture and food.  Local resident Jim Lockridge of Big Heavy World Music takes us on a tour of this great destination.  Jim shows us the thriving music scene in Burlington is just one of the many aspects why you should visit and travel to Burlington.  Like right now.

Jun 16, 2015

Travel to Fayetteville, West Virginia.  This destination attracts nature enthusiasts from around the globe.  Located near the New River Gorge, Fayetteville serves as a great hub while working on your next great outdoor adventure.  Chris Colin of ACE Adventure resort tells us that it's all in the outdoors where we can find the most adventure and travel excitement.  

Jun 15, 2015

Boston Massachusetts is home to the American Revolution.  A historic and vibrant community, Boston offers so much for the traveler.  From arts and culture to music and more Boston has it all!  Nicola Williams is the founder of the Williams Agency, which produces so many Bostons popular festivals.  She will take us on a tour of this beautiful city and show us what Boston is all about.

Jun 14, 2015

Lancaster has always been known for its large Amish community.  Lynn Griffin is here to show us that there is so much more to this Pennsylvania town.  

Jun 13, 2015

Travel to Ocean City Maryland.  A beautiful island that is waiting for you to come play in its warm sand.  Ocean City has been a resort town for decades now, and it still welcomes generations of returning guests.  They come back because they know that this is the destination where they can see goregous sunrises over the ocean and at dusk watch the sun set down into the bay.  They come because this resort area actually feels lived in, with a working port nearby.  They come because it is a destination that has lived up to its reputation time and time again.  Ann McGinnis is the director of and is going to take you through this beautiful destination.  

Jun 12, 2015

Travel to Baltimore, Maryland.  This city has so much to offer visitors.  A historic city that has played a role in the forming of the United States, Baltimore is a city that deserves to be recognized.  Coming to grips after the riots in West Baltimore, the city is welcoming visitors with the same charm and hospitality that has made it a great travel destination for years.  Kevin Lynch shows us that though the healing still continues, so does the desire to show visitors this great destination.

Jun 11, 2015

Pittsburgh is reinventing itself from steel town to traveler town.  It welcomes travelers with a thriving culture and music scene.  Local resident Mike Medved takes us through his lifelong hometown.  Climb a top Mount Washington for amazing views or try a Dirt Rag Burger (it has Peanut Butter!)  Whatever your taste are, Pittsburghs residents are going to welcome you with open arms. 

Jun 10, 2015

Jess Feakins of New York City takes you on a tour of this great destination.  Travel to New York and find out all of the secret gems that this travel mecca has for you.  The food, the culture, and the art it is all here for the traveler who wants to see more than just Times Square.  From Christmas in New York to the easily walkable neighborhoods, Jess does an amazing job of showing us around New York.  

Jun 9, 2015

It lies in the shadow of New York City, but Jersey City should not be ignored.  Travel there and find out what so many others have missed.  Jersey City has a wide variety of different cultures that you are going to want to embrace.  This mixture of different lifestyles throughout the world gives Jersey City a unique standing for those travelers who are looking for something different.  Our resident tour guide is Mollie Thonneson, a local artist who is willing to take us through her exciting hometown.

Jun 8, 2015

Annapolis Maryland has been synonomous with the Naval Academy that calls it home.  But when you get a chance to travel there you will discover that Annapolis also offers so much more.  A historical town, Annapolis offers visitors a small town feel that will leave travelers feeling relaxed as they stroll the streets.  Annapolis also offers a wide variety of culinary options as well as a cultrual feast.  Erik Evans director of the first Sundays festival is our resident tour guide who is going to show us all around his hometown.

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