When people think of Arizona they picture saguaro cactuses and rolling tumbleweeds. The last thing they think of is some of the best skiing and snowboarding in the Southwest. That may be because you’ve never been to the Northern Arizona gem of Flagstaff.
The news can be a scary thing, can’t it? It can especially be frightening if you’ve got an upcoming trip to Mexico planned. Well, I want to ease your fears. Traveling to our Southern neighbor has some risks but there are ways to mitigate those risks if you know what you’re doing. That’s why I’ve compiled some dos and don’ts for traveling to Mexico!
From time to time, people ask me what I think about when I'm flying. The answer may surprise you. When I fly, I look out the window and see nothing but possibilities. This video attempts to demonstrate my point.
OMG! This private beach is exactly what dream vacations are made of! This is a private island/beach and very popular stop with Carnival Cruise lInes and Holland America. White sand beaches, crystal clear water, you have to see it to believe it.
You know what they say…meet me in Montauk! And in case you haven’t been, please allow me to expound. Montauk is located at the very end of Long Island (to the east) after the Hamptons. It is a charming beach community featuring miles of sandy beaches, lush, green state parks, quaint shopping and dining districts and plenty of accommodation options if you book in advance.
Puget Sound the alarm! The crew and I travel to a breathtaking National Park on the Pacific West Coast. Join us as we explore the natural beauty of Hurricane Ridge, learn about Native American culture by carving a totem pole and trying our hand at shucking some of the country’s finest oysters!
Lather on the SPF 50 and join Erik in this episode of Beyond Your Backyard as he heads down to Florida’s Historic Coast! Erik visits a centuries old military fort and has coffee with the town’s most famous Gilded Age millionaire. He takes years off his life by drinking from the Fountain of Youth, enjoys an amazing, hands-on dining experience, and even tries his luck on one of the most iconic holes in golf, Hole 17 at TPC Sawgrass.
Greetings my fellow vacation thrill-seekers! This week, I’m taking a moment to discuss the biggest reasons I love to cruise. It’s true, I am a convert. I stepped on board my first cruise ship in the early 90’s and have never looked back.
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. Thanks for watching, liking, subscribing and sharing these videos with your friends!
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 pitmaster. Thanks for watching, liking, subscribing and sharing these videos with your friends!
Never been to Hawaii? Watch this short video about Erik's favorite places and helpful information. Includes stops in Honolulu, the "big island", Maui and more. Consider a cruise to see the most from our 50th state! Thanks for watching, liking, subscribing and sharing these videos with your friends!
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