Next Stop is a travel show featuring the places… and the people… that make our world so wonderfully unique. The series shows viewers where to go, what to do and how to do it. Fun and positive entertainment is the theme of every show, featuring local music, sports and activities, local flavors and much more. The Emmy Award-winning creative team showcase their accumulated expertise in the field of travel to bring viewers a positive experience that delivers the true essence and pulse of some amazing places. Host and world travel expert Jon Olson really connects with the local residents who define the personality and culture of each destination.
Worldwide Television, VOD and Digital
FORMAT: 51 x 25′ Television Series
PRODUCTION YEAR: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 (ongoing)
RELEASE YEAR: 2013-2014
PRODUCER: The Digital Studio, LLC
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: United States
MASTER FILE: ProRes 422, 1920 x 1080
VIDEO: Texted and Textless versions available
AUDIO: Full Mix Stereo and MDE Tracks available
Episode 314 Tucson, Arizona – Segments include: Mexican Hot Dogs at EL Guero Canelo, Saddle up and Fishing at Tanque Verde Ranch, Golf at The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa, Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Crystal Radio at Sacred Machine , All Souls Procession.
Episode 313 San Antonio, Texas – Segments include: River Walk Tour via Rio San Antonio, Tour of World Famous The Alamo, Restaurant That NEVER Closes Mi Tierra Cafe & Panderia, San Antonio River Authority Project, The Westin La Cantera Hill Country Resort, Music of Carla Morrison
Episode 312 Monterey, California – Segments include: Monterey Bay Aquarium, Epic Whale Watching with Princess Monterey Whale Watching Tours, Carmel Valley Village, Joyce Vineyards, Cafe Rustica, Portola Hotel & Spa, The Only Craft Brewery in Monterey, Monterey Jazz Festival
Episode 311- Central Oregon– Go whitewater river rafting, take a tour of Deschutes Brewery, learn about year round activities at the Sunriver Resort, and visit the Ghost Tree Invitational Golf Tournament.
Episode 310- Tokyo– Take a rickshaw tour of Tokyo, see the worlds tallest tower-The Tokyo Skytree, and visit the popular Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo.
Episode 309- Mammoth Lakes– Enjoy this adventure packed episode. See Mammoth, California via SkyTime Helicopter Tours, and see the backcountry with High Sierra Jeep Adventures. Go kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, and fly fishing all on Mammoth Lakes.
Episode 308- Kansas City– In this episode you will have the ultimate Kansas City Royals fan experience, and the best BBQ on earth at Oklahoma Joes. Visit the National WWI Museum at Liberty Memorial, the Hotel Phillips art scene, nightlife at Power And Light District.
Episode 307- Tri-Valley– Tri-Valley is a triangular shaped region of the San Francisco Bay Area. Visit the world famous Wente Vineyards, see rare cars at the Blackhawk Automotive Museum, and olive picking and olive oil tasting at The Purple Orchid Wine Country Resort & Spa.
Episode 306- Amazonas– Amazonas, located in the northwest corner of Brazil is almost entirely covered by the Amazon Rainforest. In this episode, viewers go on a walking tour including a local fish market and opera house. Also take a seaplane over the Amazon River and jungle tour at Juma Amazon Lodge.
Episode 305- Renoe and Tahoe– Go snowmobiling in Tahoe, Nevada, visit the annual SnowFest, and go skiing at Diamond Peak Mountain.
Episode 304- Orlando– In this episode, viewers experience hang gliding at Wallaby Ranch, wrestling alligators at Gatorland, and an airboat ride. Also visit The Ravenous Pig Gastropub, go organic beer tasting at Orlando Brewing, and visit the Lake Buena Vista Resort.
Episode 303- Palm Springs– Visit the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, the well known Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, and Copley’s on Palm Canyon. Go on s desert adventures with Eco Tours and tour the Saguaro Hotel.
Episode 302- Guadalajara– Take a city tour via horse and buggy, learn about the Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) culture, and experience a traditional Mexican rodeo. Viewers also take a Tlaquepaque Art tour, and experience the music of Mariachi Tlaquepaque.
Episode 301- Washington D.C.– Visit the famous, Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, the International Spy Museum, the Newseum, and George Washington’s Estate, Mount Vernon. Also take a Segway guided tour of downtown D.C..
Episode 215- Vancouver and Victoria– Go whale watching, hike the Victoria Ale Trail, and go zip lining at Grouse Mountain. Visit the Fairmont Empress Hotel, The Westin Grand Vancouver, and experience the Edible Canada Culinary Tour.
Episode 214- Copenhagen– Visit the second oldest amusement park in the world, Tivoli, the Frederiksborg Castle, and the Danish Design Center. Also visit the Copenhagen Admiral Hotel, eat Danish open faced sandwiches at The Royal Cafe, and go bar hopping including the Icebar, Copenhagen.
Episode 213- Iceland– Viewers are able to see inside a volcano, visit the world famous Blue Lagoon, go on a walking tour of Reykjavik, and white water rafting. Also visit the Icelandair Sega Lounge and Icelandair Hotels.
Episode 212- Kauai– Take a tour of Jurassic Park Waterfall AKA Manawaiopuna Falls via Island Helicopters, go on an ATV tour with Kipu Ranch Adventures, and kayaking and tubing. Visit the Kauai Museum and Aston Hotels and Resorts.
Episode 211- Mazatlan– Mazatlan, Mexico is known as the pearl of the Pacific. It’s comfortable, casual, affordable Mexico at it’s finest, and it’s one of the favorite Mexican destinations because of this. From warm culture, to great foods, to fun activities, to a rocking nightlife, Mazatlan is en fuego!
Episode 210- Queensland– Queensland is one of 6 states in Australia, and on this episode viewers experience the tropical, north Queensland, one of six regions in this state. Cuddle with koalas and cairns, fly high above the world’s oldest rainforest, and explore the Great Barrier Reef, just outside of charming Port Douglas.
Episode 209- Sydney– Sydney, Australia is consistently rated number one of the greatest cities in the world by travelers. In this episode, visit the world famous Sydney Opera House, go on a bike tour, and see the Blue Mountains.
Episode 208- Chicago– Chicago, Illinois, our nation’s 3rd largest city is well known for it’s many sports, it’s fun and enthusiastic locals, great food, a lively blues scene and so much more.
Episode 207- Sun Valley– Sun Valley, Idaho is a year round world class resort destination, but well known for it’s winter attractions and activities. Viewers experience downhill to nordic skiing, paragliding, and impressive snow grooming techniques. Also go on a tour of the city of Ketchum, visit the Nordic Festival and the well-known Sun Valley Resort.
Episode 206- Miami– On this episode viewers experience Miami cuisine, local music, sports, and the number one art show in the Americas.
Episode 205- Ixtapa/Zihuatenejo– Travel throughout Ixtapa and Zihuatenejo, Mexico on this episode. Swim with the dolphins, go sea kayaking, and learn how to make traditional Mexican clay tiles. Then visit the Zihuatanejo Market, a Coconut Plantation, and the Las Brisas Ixtapa resort.
Episode 204- Walla Walla– Walla Walla, located in Southeast Washington was just voted the friendliest small town in America by Rand McNally and USA Today, and they’ve got good reason to be friendly. The wine industry has absolutely exploded the past few decades, and the arts and cultural scene has followed suit. Viewers can explore all of this and more on this episode of Next Stop from Walla Walla, a show full of pleasant surprises.
Episode 203- San Diego– San Diego, our nation’s 8th largest city has incredible weather, and with great weather comes happy people. In fact, that is their slogan here in San Diego, “Happy Happens”. In this episode visit some of the top attractions in the city and a world class historical hotel.
Episode 202- Southeast Alaska– Visit the picturesque southeast Alaska, home to some of the most beautiful fjords and icebergs you will find anywhere in the world. Viewers start off in Juneau, the only US state capitol bordering a foreign country; Canada to the north, and the icefields. Then experience the adventure of dog sledding on a glacier, panning for gold and learn all about salmon.
Episode 201- Oahu– Known as “The Gathering Place”, Oahu is the third largest Hawaiian island. In this episode, see how to use rare underwater scooters, visit a go cart race track, the Wet N’ Wild Water Park, Tiki Grill and Bar, and the beautiful Aston Resort.
Episode 115- Cabo– Welcome to Los Cabos, home of Cabo San Lucas, world renowned for it’s good times. Viewers visit San Jose Del Cabo and dive into the areas rich traditions, history, culture, and art.
Episode 114- Newport– Welcome to Newport, Oregon, home to some of the friendliest people on the Oregon coast. Visit the Oregon Coast Aquarium, Newport Celtic Festival And Highland Games, Marine Discovery Tours, Newport Farmers Market, and Mo’s Clam Chowder.
Episode 113- Las Vegas– If you’ve been to Vegas, you know about the wild and crazy “strip”. On this episode, viewers do everything off strip, like ziplining over Fremont Street with the flying Elvi, a Grand Canyon helicopter tour, and Black Canyon River tour. Also visit Capo’s Italian Steakhouse and the Aston MonteLago Village Resort.
Episode 112- Oregon Coast– This episode features Seaside, Oregon’s number one family ocean resort. Also visit the first settlement west of the Rockies, Astoria. Then travel a little bit south to Tillamook, world famous for cheese and so much more.
Episode 111- Tahiti– Tahiti is comprised of 118 islands. In this show, viewers explore Moorea, Huahine, and the world famous Bora Bora. Ride on Magic Mountain by quad, go hiking, jet skiing, visit a pearl farm, and feed sharks and stingrays.
Episode 110- Big Island– The Island of Hawaii, home to the most active volcano in the world, Mt. Kilauea. It’s also called the Big Island, and for good reason, all other 100 plus Hawaiian Islands fit snugly into the Big Island with room to spare, which means there is a lot to see and do.
Episode 109- Alaska– This episode begins in downtown Anchorage Alaska, at the starting point of the Mardi Gras of dog sled racing, the 39th annual Iditarod. As the teams are make their way out of Anchorage on their way to Nome, viewers learn about the annual winter festival, Fur Rondy. Then travel outside of Anchorage to a world class ski resort.
Episode 108- Baja– Viewers visit Baja California South, also known as Baja Sur. See the beautiful towns of La Paz and Loreto and play on the Sea of Cortez. Go kayaking, kite surfing, and hear the colorful local music at a vibrant nightclub.
Episode 107- Maui– It’s whale season on the magical island of Maui and on this episode viewers will get up close and personal with some humpback whales. Also experience adventure and culture while sailing on Teralani, visiting the Wailele Polynesian luau, and see the famous Cirque Polynesia performance.
Episode 106- Kelowna– Kelowna, British Columbia is a city full of pleasant surprises. In the past several years almost 200 wineries have sprung up, and with wineries comes fine food and a rich culture. Less than an hour from Kelowna is British Columbia’s second largest ski resort, Big White, a world class ski resort offering all the awesomeness that you can experience in a winter wonderland.
Episode 105- Puerto Vallarta– Attend a fiesta and listen and dance to the local music. Then fly high above the city to San Sebastian, an old mining town that hasn’t changed in about 200 years. Puerto Vallarta exudes a warmth, it’s all about it’s people, the locals are wonderful.
Episode 104- Sonoma– On this episode, visit the number one wine growing region in the country, California wine country. Of course we will taste some great wines, pair them with fabulous foods, and meet some of the colorful locals.
Episode 103- Boston– Boston, Massachusetts is one of the oldest cities in America, rich with history. We’ll tour Boston by bike, by boat, and by foot. You’ll love the city, you’ll love the music, and you’ll love the people.
Episode 102- Seattle– In this episode, fly high above the Emerald City, visit one of the busiest restaurants in the world, travel underneath the streets of Seattle for a bit of Seattle’s historical past, and go on a whale watching adventure.
Episode 101- Portland– Portland Oregon is one of the more colorful, vibrant cities in the United States. In fact, it was just named the city with the best food of any city in the world. See some world famous food carts, visit the Widmer Oktoberfest, and go sailing on the Columbia River.