Travel Hosts Exposed, Week of June 1, 2011

Check out the latest places and crazy adventures your favorite host has been up to during the past week.

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"Only in Hollywood could I meet two heroes from my past in 1 day @kidfromkidnplay and @ralpmacchio" - Adam Richman 960 1280

  

"The original Burger King... Historic moment here in Mattoon, IL" - Zak Bagans 960 1280

  

"Heading to lockdown... Because of proported demonic attacks we re ready for battle" - Zak Bagans 960 1280

  

"Let the hunting began. It's dark in here." - Aaron Goodwin 960 1280

  

"Looks like a good starting to a good hunt tonight." - Aaron Goodwin 960 1280

  

"I just had too :) #bigsteppinsticker" - Aaron Goodwin 960 1280

  

"Owner of the location just had us sign the wall... Here we go!!!!!" - Zak Bagans 960 1280

  

"Homage to Martin Picard." - Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

  

"Amazing coco H2o that is faintly sweet smoky. Like Thailand!" - Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

  

"The 1000 strong Foielipop Army at #pebblebeach food & wine event!" - Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

  

"Eric's pissed about the red M&M's." - Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

"@OttaviaBourdain, you used to be so sweet...." - Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

"@Ralphie_May I love how @MrCowhead takes a pic so we can tell he drives a Range Rover...check our my new jeans!" - Bert Kreischer 960 1280

  

"@Ralphie_May @mrcowhead I'm not that big of a fan of this carpet...ewwhh!" - Bert Kreischer 960 1280

  

"One Bert is a conqueror the other gets conquered. #sadhowfatigot" - Bert Kreischer 960 1280

  

"What will the maid think?" - Bert Kreischer 960 1280

  

Traveler of the Week: "Bhutan :-)" - Denisa K. 960 1280

  

"Giants Causway, Northern Ireland" - Miguel C. 960 1280

  

"Taj Mahal, Agra, India" - Kristin R. 960 1280

  

"Astarte Suites Hotel | infinity pool | Santorini Greece" - George M. 960 1280

  

"Jama Masjid Mosque, Delhi, India" - Kristin R. 960 1280

  

"Camels - Sahara Desert - Morocco" - Beata M. 960 1280

  

"while on photo safari in Namibia I got out of our vehicle to shoot a series of photos of a family of elephants. it seemed the mother was telling the naughty child NOT to squirt himself with mud, but of course he did. so of course being naughty myself I had to film it." - PurrplePam C. 960 1280

  

"My sister Karen and I in a guest room at the Hotel de Glace (Ice Hotel) in Quebec Canada during Quebec's Winter carnival" - Linda K. 960 1280

  

"heureux sur la Seine" - Hilary H.
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Home of the Connecticut Huskies
The University of Connecticut men's basketball team is unique in the fact that it plays its home games at 2 different arenas. The XL center in Hartford, and Gampel Pavilion (pictured above), which is located on UConn's campus in Storrs, CT.
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Home to over 28,000 students, the university's main campus is located in Storrs, CT. This public research university is located just 28 miles outside of the state's capital, Hartford. 960 1280

Peter Morenus / University of Connecticut  

The Mark Twain house, located in Hartford, is one of the more historic landmarks in Connecticut. Now a museum, major works of writing such as The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Prince and the Pauper and Huckleberry Finn were written while Twain resided in this home. 960 1280

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The Mystic seaport located in nearby Mystic, Ct is home to some of New England's biggest tourist attractions. Filled with ships, shops, aquariums, restaurants, and museums, the mystic seaport provides a great time for the whole family. 960 1280

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Located in Middlebury, CT, Quassy Amusement Park is the perfect place to enjoy a great family outing. The park offers swimming in Lake Quassapaug, picnicking, arcade games and over 20 rides. 960 1280

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Hinkle Fieldhouse - Butler University
Home to the Butler Bulldogs men's basketball team, Hinkle Fieldhouse, which was built in 1928 and renamed in 1966 after Paul D. Hinkle, is one of the oldest college basketball stadiums still in use. The fieldhouse is also a US national historic landmark.
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Brent Smith / Butler University  

Students walk past Jordan Hall on the campus of Butler University in Indianapolis, IN. 960 1280

Brent Smith / Butler University  

The skyline of Indiana's state capital, Indianapolis. Also known as America's most walkable city, Indianapolis is the second-most populous state capital in the country. 960 1280

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Hop in a gondola or rent a pedal boat and ride down the canal in White River State Park in downtown Indianapolis. 960 1280

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Seating over 250,000 people, Indianapolis Motor Speedway is the largest spectator sporting facility in the world. The motor speedway covers over 253 acres and is home to one of racing's biggest events, the Indianapolis 500. 960 1280

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Home of the Kentucky Wildcats
Named after legendary Kentucky coach Adolph Rupp, and home to the University's men's basketball team, Rupp Arena is the largest stadium built specifically for basketball in the United States. Built in the middle of Lexington Center, a convention and shopping facility, Rupp Arena holds more the 24,000 people.
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Used for various lectures and performances, Memorial Hall, located in the center of the University of Kentucky's campus, is a memorial to those who died in World War I. 960 1280

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Known as the 'Horse Capital of the World,' Lexington is located right in the heart of Kentucky. Lexington is home to the Kentucky Bluegrass Festival, the oldest bluegrass music festival in Kentucky. Other famous spots in Lexington are the Henry Clay estate and the Mary Todd Lincoln House. 960 1280

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The Woodford reserve is one of many bourbon distilleries located in and around Lexington, KY. According to the Kentucky Distillers Association, 95% of bourbon, America's only native spirit, is produced in Kentucky. 960 1280

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Whether you want to catch an equestrian event, watch a parade showcasing rare breeds of horses, or spend time with some of the world's greatest retired competition horses, The Kentucky Horse Park has it all. Located in Lexington, the park boasts over 1,220 acres of rolling greens and plenty of beautiful horses. 960 1280

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Home of the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Rams
As members of the Colonial Athletic Association conference, the VCU Rams are coached by Shaka Smart and play their home basketball games at the Verizon Wireless Arena at the Siegel Center. The arena opened in 1999.
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Visitors can take a free tour of the historic state capital building, which is just a short distance away from the main campus of Virginia Commonwealth University. 960 1280

Richmond Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau  

Virginia's premier amusement park, King's Dominion is home to some of the most thrilling rides in the country. The park is located in nearby Doswell, VA. 960 1280

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To commemorate the Confederate States Army general, the J.E.B Stuart Monument sits on the famous Monument Avenue in Richmond. 960 1280

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Named after King James I, the James River that flows through Richmond is over 400 miles long. There are many activities for visitors to the James River Park system include hiking, biking and kayaking. 960 1280

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