Family Travel with Colleen Kelly
Chicago - My Kind of Town for the Holidays (#207)
Series Description: 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!
All Upcoming Episodes
These episodes of Family Travel with Colleen Kelly aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.
- Emerald Coast - Castle Building, Dolphin Doodling and Jet Skiing Fun (#210)
- Switzerland Part I - Cheese, Glaciers and Chocolate...how Swiss! (#208)
- Saguenay-Lac St. Jean - A Whale of a Good Time on the Fjord! (#206)
- Wales - The Land of Storybook Adventures (#202)
- The Palm Beaches - Lions and Turtles and Polo Ponies, Oh My! (#204)
- Michigan - Family Vacation by the Lake (#113)
- Cruise The Caribbean (#109)
- Chicago - Windy City Whimsy (#107)