See & Do

US National Whitewater Center

Don heads to the U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte, NC to take a boat maneuver course, where he’ll see first-hand what type of training is involved to master diverse hazards that might be encountered on a real wild river.

5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy
Charlotte, NC 28214

Sleep

Staff Pick:
HYATT House Charlotte Center City

Located near the NASCAR Hall of Fame and Time Warner Cable Arena, this hotel offers free breakfast and WiFi, a fitness center, pool and 24-hour market.

435 E Trade St
Charlotte, NC 28202

Eat

Staff Pick:
Price's Chicken Coop

This restaurant is known to have the best fried chicken in North Carolina. You'll also find burgers, pork and fish and chips.

1614 Camden Rd
Charlotte, NC 28203-4756

See & Do

Port of Long Beach

Don goes behind the scenes to see the daily routine of the second-busiest seaport in the US.

925 Harbor Plaza
Long Beach, CA 90802

Sleep

Staff Pick:
AVIA Long Beach

With 138 rooms and suites, this hotel offers free WiFi, a pool, fitness center and several dining options.

285 Bay St
Long Beach, CA 90802-8161

Eat

Staff Pick:
George's Greek Deli

George and Demitri Loizides produce healthy, traditional Greek dishes such as Greek salads, sandwiches, specialty plates and exquisite Greek desserts.

135 Pine Ave
Long Beach, CA 90802

See & Do

Stockyards Championship Rodeo

Don gets a front row seat to a rodeo in Texas to learn about the art of bull-riding and the history of the event.

121 E Exchange Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76164

Sleep

Staff Pick:
Holiday Inn Dallas DFW Airport

This hotel offers amenities that include an airport shuttle, outdoor pool, complimentary high-speed Internet access, on-site dining, gift shop, and fitness center.

14320 Centre Station Dr
Fort Worth, TX 76155

Eat

Staff Pick:
Del Frisco's Double Eagle

The steakhouse has walls that are paneled in mahogany and boast hundreds of photographs capturing friends of the restaurant. Guests can choose from a variety of steaks, seafood, salads and sides.

812 Main St
Fort Worth, TX 76102-6247

See & Do

Port of Miami Tunnel

Don explores a massive subterranean tunnel that will one day connect the Port of Miami to the heart of the city.

1000 NW 111 Ave
Miami, FL 33172

Sleep

Staff Pick:
Casa Moderna Miami

This modern boutique Miami hotel has 56 rooms and signature amenities including an 8,000 square-foot spa and fitness center, a 14th floor sky pool deck, complimentary wireless Internet access and vehicle service to various areas.

1100 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33132

Eat

Staff Pick:
Otentic

Otentic serves fresh French food including cheese platters, crepes, pastas and sandwiches. The chef brings knowledge and experience from the capital of food, Paris.

710 Washington Ave, Suite 3
South Beach, Miami, FL 33139

Sleep

Golden Gate Hotel and Casino

Don visits Las Vegas’ first casino, the Golden Gate, which opened in 1906 at One Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas.

One Fremont St
Las Vegas, NV 89101

Eat

Staff Pick:
Le Cirque

Restaurateur Sirio Maccioni has created an upscale French dining experience in the Bellagio that will amuse your taste buds.

3600 Las Vegas Blvd South
Las Vegas, NV 89109

See & Do

Staff Pick:
Dig This

Re-live your sandbox days of being a child but this time it's for real. Huge Caterpillar bulldozers and excavators await you in one of the most memorable experiences you will ever encounter.

3012 S Rancho Dr
Las Vegas, NV 89102