Explore Vegas, Memphis, More with 'Trip Testers'

Travel writers Jason Kessler and Jeff Miller hit the road to put some of these cities' top destinations to the test in the new Travel Channel show. Get a sneak peek of their Trip Testers adventures, here.
Show: Trip Testers

The Big Island

Trip Testers hosts Jason Kessler and Jeff Miller get ready for a helicopter tour of Hawaii. 

The Big Island

Jeff and Jason settle in for a relaxing picnic on Hawaii's Punalulu Beach, one of the island's rare black sand beaches. 

 

The Big Island

Located on the Kohala Coast of Hawaii, the Fairmont Orchid hotel hosts some killer views. 

 

Las Vegas, Baby

One of the oldest casinos in Vegas, the Golden Nugget's hotel lobby displays an extravagant chandelier and aquarium upon entering. 

 

Las Vegas, Baby

The foosball table grabs Jeff and Jason's attention at Beer Park, the first rooftop bar on the Vegas Strip. 

 

Las Vegas, Baby

Jeff and Jason visit Paris (the hotel) while exploring Vegas on foot in Trip Testers.

 

Las Vegas, Baby

Vegas may have a reputation as a booze destination, but it's also a great locale for the sweet stuff. Jason and Jeff meet with Matthew Silverman, the head chef and chocolate maker at Hexx Chocolate & Confexxions, to see how the chocolate sausage gets made.

 

San Antonio

Jason and Jeff head to San Antonio for the best adventures and sights, including this one from the Hays Street Bridge.

 

San Antonio

The Toilet Seat Art Museum, a supreme roadside attraction, contains more than a thousand toilet seats turned into art masterpieces. 

 

San Antonio

Barney Smith has been working on his art, created from toilet seats, for more than 50 years. 

 

San Antonio

Jason and Jeff visit San Antonio's Tejas Steakhouse, famous for its roadhouse style dinners, rodeo, live music and mechanical bull. 

 

San Antonio

Jeff and Jason blend in with their surroundings at the Tejas Steakhouse and Saloon in San Antonio. 

 

San Antonio

Tejas Steakhouse owner Yancey James gives Jason and Jeff some pointers before embarking on a spin with the mechanical bull. 

 

San Antonio

Need to beat the Texas heat? Indoor go kart racing center K1 Speed in San Antonio is also a good spot for getting that need for speed fix. 

 

San Antonio

Jeff and Jason take the wheel and compete for a first place finish at K1 Speed in San Antonio. 

 

Memphis

Jeff and Jason take in some of Memphis' best, slow-cooked barbecue at Central BBQ. 

 

Memphis

It wouldn't be a trip to Memphis without visiting Graceland, Elvis Presley's 13-acre estate-turned-museum. 

 

Memphis

Elvis' dining room is on full display at Graceland in Memphis. 

 

Memphis

The living room at Graceland is like a time capsule to when the rock 'n' roll legend last resided there in 1977. 

 

Memphis

Sun Studio, a Memphis recording studio opened in 1950, is considered the birthplace of rock 'n' roll. Jeff takes his turn at the mic on his visit for Trip Testers.

 

Memphis

Artists including Elvis, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis all recorded at Sun Studio. Here, Jason tries his hand at the drums. 

 

Phoenix

Pink Jeep Tours and off-roading are offered up as excursions through the Sonoran Desert in Phoenix. 

 

Phoenix

Jason and Jeff set out on foot through the Sonoran Desert during their trip to Phoenix on Trip Testers.

 

Phoenix

Dinner's ready! Jeff and Jason get ready to dig into a whole roasted pig's head at Crudo in Phoenix. 

 

Phoenix

Among the many culinary and desert delights to be found in Phoenix is its kayaking and outback adventures.