Season 2: Beyond Your Backyard

This Emmy ® award-winning, educational travel series explores destinations in North America and beyond demonstrating there’s so much more that brings us together than divides us. In each episode, Emmy ® award-winning television personality Erik Hastings aka Erik the Travel Guy educates viewers on the history, culture, food and attractions; reminding viewers how connected we really are.

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Beyond Your Backyard

Beyond Your Backyard: The Azores

Beyond Your Backyard travels to a virtually untouched island paradise in the Atlantic Ocea

Beyond Your Backyard: The Azores

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Beyond Your Backyard

Beyond Your Backyard: Jamaica

Erik learns more about Jamaican culture by exploring the outdoors.

Beyond Your Backyard: Jamaica

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Beyond Your Backyard

Beyond Your Backyard: Little Rock, Part 2

Erik discovers the diversity of Little Rock through the arts, culture and culinary scenes.

Beyond Your Backyard: Little Rock, Part 2

Video thumbnail: Beyond Your Backyard Beyond Your Backyard: Laurel Highlands

Beyond Your Backyard

Beyond Your Backyard: Laurel Highlands

Erik goes white water rafting, samples local fare and walks in the footprints of greatness

Beyond Your Backyard: Laurel Highlands

Video thumbnail: Beyond Your Backyard Beyond Your Backyard: St. Pete / Clearwater

Beyond Your Backyard

Beyond Your Backyard: St. Pete / Clearwater

Discover the artistic flair of the iconic gulf coast destination — St. Pete / Clearwater.

Beyond Your Backyard: St. Pete / Clearwater

Video thumbnail: Beyond Your Backyard Beyond Your Backyard: Boone, NC

Beyond Your Backyard

Beyond Your Backyard: Boone, NC

Go rustic-chic in Bonne, North Carolina. Frontiersman, zip lining and so much more!

Beyond Your Backyard: Boone, NC

Video thumbnail: Beyond Your Backyard Beyond Your Backyard: Scottsdale

Beyond Your Backyard

Beyond Your Backyard: Scottsdale

Scottsdale is home to gorgeous vistas, deep-rooted culture and delicious cuisine.

Beyond Your Backyard: Scottsdale

Video thumbnail: Beyond Your Backyard Beyond Your Backyard: Little Rock

Beyond Your Backyard

Beyond Your Backyard: Little Rock

Erik discovers the diversity of Little Rock through the arts, culture and culinary scenes.

Beyond Your Backyard: Little Rock

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Beyond Your Backyard

Beyond Your Backyard: Cozumel

Travel to Cozumel for Mayan cuisine, scuba and to learn about an ancient civilization.

Beyond Your Backyard: Cozumel

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