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Beyond Your Backyard

Website: http://www.beyondyourbackyardtv.com
Next Airing: Sun, Jun 23rd, 2019 at 6:00 PM on UEN-TV

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This is not your typical travel show. Beyond Your Backyard is a 30-minute, educational travel series highlighting destinations that people can travel to with ease. Veteran travel personality Erik Hastings (Erik The Travel Guy) reveals the "soul" of each destination he visits. Every episode digs deep to educate consumers on the history and culture, amazing experiences, delicious food, famous attractions as well as off-the-beaten-path haunts which locals and visitors love to visit. The show's editorial viewpoint is presented with integrity and humor designed to inspire viewers to travel.

Episodes:

  • Montgomery County, VA

    Beyond Your Backyard travels to Montgomery County, Virginia to learn about some cutting-edge scientific research going on at Virginia Tech. Erik will also show you how to make the perfect Bison Burger and visits a hidden gem that serves the best fish tacos in the state!

    Next Airing: Sun, Jun 23rd, 2019 at 6:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:24:33
    Usage rights: 9/5/2018 to 9/4/2021
  • Key West, FL

    "Fun in the Sun" is given a whole new meaning in this episode as Erik The Travel Guy takes you down to Mile Zero to set sail and get some step by step snorkel instruction. He catches the island vibe on Duval Street, learns how to play a conch shell and shows you how to make an authentic Key Lime Pie with a local celebrity, Kermit.

    Next Airing: Sun, Jun 30th, 2019 at 6:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:25:19
    Usage rights: 9/5/2018 to 9/4/2021
  • PA's Great Outdoors Region

    The Pennsylvania Great Outdoors Region is bursting at the seams with outdoor recreation for the whole family. In this episode, Erik learns more about the timber industry, how to make Moonshine and meets the world's most famous weather-predicting groundhog!

    Next Airing: Sun, Jul 7th, 2019 at 6:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:25:40
    Usage rights: 9/5/2018 to 9/4/2021
  • Colonial Williamsburg, VA

    Beyond Your Backyard goes back in time and learns about American life in Colonial Williamsburg. Erik The Travel Guy steps into the shoes of an early American settler in this historic triangle where he takes up arms and learns all about the proper way to fire a musket, ax-throwing, the honest slave story, and how to make delicious ginger biscuits.

    Next Airing: Sun, Jul 14th, 2019 at 6:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:25:45
    Usage rights: 9/5/2018 to 9/4/2021
  • The Bahamas

    Step off the beaten path in the breathtakingly beautiful Bahamas. Erik The Travel Guy shows you the best beaches, where the locals go to get fresh Conch fritters and steps in the kitchen to show you how to make mojito chicken!

    Next Airing: Sun, Jul 21st, 2019 at 6:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:25:59
    Usage rights: 9/5/2018 to 9/4/2021
  • Washington, DC

    Washington DC is a true "company town" and that company is the federal government. Erik tours the monuments, learns why DC is a district and not a US state and gets in the kitchen with a chef who shows us his own brand of soul food!

    Next Airing: Sun, Jul 28th, 2019 at 6:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:25:01
    Usage rights: 9/5/2018 to 9/4/2021
  • New Orleans, LA

    In this episode of Beyond Your Backyard, Erik travels to New Orleans, Louisiana to uncover the secrets behind the distinct vibe synonymous with amazing food, live music and fun.

    Next Airing: Sun, Aug 4th, 2019 at 6:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:01
    Usage rights: 9/5/2018 to 9/4/2021
  • Bryan-College Station, TX

    The episode travels to the heart of Texas to feel the warmth of the friendly locals. Erik learns how to shoot trap and uncover the secrets to this quaint yet vibrant destination including the George HW Bush Presidential Library, Texas A&M and more!

    Next Airing: Sun, Aug 11th, 2019 at 6:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:25:36
    Usage rights: 9/5/2018 to 9/4/2021
  • Chicago, IL

    Chicago is home to a number of firsts including the invention of The Tootsie Roll, the world's first Ferris wheel and so much more. Erik will see it all, as well as show you how to grill the perfect dry-aged steak with simple ingredients and time-honored cooking techniques.

    Next Airing: Sun, Aug 18th, 2019 at 6:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:01
    Usage rights: 9/5/2018 to 9/4/2021
  • Northern California

    Get ready to explore a gorgeous part of the United States! Erik and the crew start at Lake Tahoe and work their way south to Yosemite National Park. Outdoor recreation and panning for gold are part of the fun!

    Next Airing: Sun, Aug 25th, 2019 at 6:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:25:20
    Usage rights: 9/5/2018 to 9/4/2021
  • Boone

    Travel to the hill country of the mid-Atlantic to unlock the secrets of Boone, North Carolina. Rustic scenery, fascinating frontiersman history, Bluegrass music and delicious country-chic comfort food are all on the menu. Erik steps back in time at MAST General Store, gets close to the Blue Ridge Mountains via a Canopy tour and explores a charming downtown scene with vibrant, youthful energy.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 4/10/2019 to 4/9/2022
  • Gettysburg, PA

    In this episode Erik The Travel Guy is your guide on a historical journey to the scene of one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War - The Battle of Gettysburg. You'll walk in the footprints of President Abraham Lincoln and learn why so many visitors are coming to Adams County for a part of American history - and a pint of their famous handcrafted apple cider!

    Length: 00:23:05
    Usage rights: 9/5/2018 to 9/4/2021
  • Jamaica

    In this edition of Beyond Your Backyard, the show visits the island nation of Jamaica. Erik learns the history of the culture while exploring grottos, riding horseback in the ocean and sampling Jamaican style culinary offerings.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 5/8/2019 to 5/7/2022
  • Laurel Highlands

    In this episode, Erik The Travel Guy explores the Laurel Highlands of Pennsylvania. This region's rolling hills are home to revolutionary war sites, charming towns and so much more. Erik and the crew make a splash as they go white water rafting, learn how to make the perfect breakfast sandwich, visit an amazing luxury resort and walk in the footprints of an educational icon.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 4/24/2019 to 4/23/2022
  • Little Rock Part 2

    Erik returns to the capital of Arkansas in this episode of Beyond Your Backyard. Diversity in unique neighborhoods, a thriving downtown district and outdoor recreation are all part of the fun. He learns the significance of the "Little Rock Nine", tours a WW2 submarine, visits a museum dedicated to the contents of a ladies purse, and learns more about the farm-to-table culinary scene.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 5/1/2019 to 4/30/2022
  • Scottsdale

    In this episode, Erik learns the difference between "the new west" and "the old west" in Scottsdale, Arizona. The show takes time to learn more about the breathtaking scenery, the influence of native Americans and the visual and performing arts. Erik soars high above the valley floor in a hot air balloon and dines with an owner/chef specializing in authentic southwestern cuisine.

    Length: 00:26:04
    Usage rights: 4/3/2019 to 4/2/2022
  • St. Pete / Clearwater

    In this edition of Beyond Your Backyard, Erik The Travel guy seeks educational fun in the sun in St. Pete / Clearwater, Florida. This virtually undiscovered gulf coast destination is bursting at the seams with artistic flair. Erik dives into the mind of Salvador Dali, takes a colorful downtown walking tour, learns the art of glass blowing and samples BBQ from an iconic pit master.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 4/17/2019 to 4/16/2022
  • The Azores

    In this episode, Erik travels across the Atlantic Ocean to learn what all the fuss is about in this undiscovered, island paradise. He learns more about the history and culture by talking with the locals, exploring on foot through the terrain and shows you how viewers can explore for themselves.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 5/15/2019 to 5/14/2022

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