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Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Previous Broadcasts

Pittsburgh - Heinz History, Awesome Aviary & Incline Views (Episode #303H)

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 27, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Colleen, her daughters, and niece start their adventure with a bird's eye view of the city from the Duquesne Incline. They explore a hometown favorite, Sr. John Heinz History Center, get a pierogi-making lesson at Pierogi Plus, and even take a class in glass firing at the Pittsburgh Glass Center, where they make one of-a-kind souvenirs.

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  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 28, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

Shenandoah Valley, Virginia - Luray Caverns, Water Parks, and Lavender Farms (Episode #405H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 26, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

In Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, one of America's most majestic destinations, Colleen and her family are in for an adventure. Watch as they explore the Luray Caverns, experience the White Oak Lavender Farm, and even go horseback riding at Fort Valley Ranch. To top off their adventure, the girls also have some fun at the Virginia Safari Park, getting up-close and personal with some exotic animals.

RV Camping Adventure in Pennsylvania - Lancaster, Gettysburg & Hershey (Episode #302H)

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 20, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Colleen, her daughters, and niece set up camp at three different RV campgrounds - in Lancaster, Gettysburg, and Hershey - each offering unique amenities.

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  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 21, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

Scotland - Loch Ness Monster, Highland Dancing & Games, and Achnagairn Castle (Episode #404H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 19, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

Colleen and her family don their kilts and head to Scotland. Here, they try their hand at some Scottish games, get a taste of haggis, and learn how to dance traditional highland dances, complete with bagpipes. To get their fill of Scottish history, they also explore the ancient and beautiful Achnagairn Castle, and take a tour of Loch Ness. You might even get a glimpse of the Loch Ness monster.

The Keys - Episode 1 - Florida Keys & Key West (Episode #301H)

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 13, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Follow Colleen as she and her daughters explore the wonders of Key West, experiencing all of its natural beauty and family fun activities. From getting to swim with dolphins to visiting the famous Turtle Hospital, they'll have the opportunity to connect hands-on with nature, gaining a better understanding of the Keys' wildlife.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 14, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

The Best of Season 4 - A Year of Traveling (Episode #410H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 13, 2017 -- 12:30 AM

We take a look back at some of our best moments from season four of "Family Travel", where we had the opportunities to explore amazing international destinations like Scotland and Quebec City, as well as some spectacular cities in our own American backyard, like Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, Sevierville, Tennessee, Tampa, Florida, Dallas, Texas, and more.

Quebec City, Canada - Winter Carnival, Dog Sledding and the Famous Ice Hotel (Episode #403H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 12, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

Grab your boots and winter coats and come experience a winter wonderland in Quebec City with Colleen and her family. In this episode, the family explores the Winter Carnival and the Hotel de Glace, the famous hotel made of ice and snow. They sail down a mountain in a giant family snow tube, try their hand at dog-sledding, and of course indulge in lots of maple syrup goodies along the way. Grab your boots and winter coats and come experience a winter wonderland in Quebec City with Colleen and her family. In this episode, the family explores the Winter Carnival and the Hotel de Glace, the famous hotel made of ice and snow. They sail down a mountain in a giant family snow tube, try their hand at dog-sledding, and of course indulge in lots of maple syrup goodies along the way.

Oxnard, California - California, Here We Come! (Episode #409H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 6, 2017 -- 12:30 AM

California, here we come! Colleen and her family head to the beautiful coastal town of Oxnard, California. Join them as they go on a whale watching expedition, learn the history of Oxnard at Heritage Square, try their hand at a game of Foot Golf, and soak up a beautiful sunset at the Hollywood Beach Cafe, where the food is delicious and the surf is sweet.

Sevierville, Tennessee - Dolly Parton's Hometown and Sweet Southern Charm in the Great Smoky Mountains (Episode #402H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 5, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

Colleen and the family journey to the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains in Sevierville, Tennessee, the hometown of beloved country singer Dolly Parton. In a town as rich in southern charm as this, there is no shortage of fun to be had. The family enjoys everything from adventure parks, to shopping, to staying in a log cabin, and all the culture and country history in between, Colleen and her girls take advantage of all the activities Sevierville has to offer, and even get to try out some of Dolly Parton's local favorites.

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