A Tour of The Inn at Brevard Historic Landmark

A very nice historic Inn filled with lots of history and antiques. The owners were very nice in allowing us to explore their Inn. Very charming. Hope you enjoy it. Merry Christmas everyone. For more info on this Inn, check out their website at http://www.theinnatbrevard.com

Solvang, California

Join Ali and the gang as they stroll through Solvang, California experiencing all the delights of the Danish Days festival. From shopping, biking, bakeries, ostriches feeding, and even miniature horses, tour the village with us as we take in a whole lot of Danish flavored fun!

Dole Rose Parade Float 2013: Dreaming of Paradise

Behind the scenes as the Dole 2013 Rose Parade Float is built and decorated at Fiesta Floats in Irwindale, CA. Tune in on January 1st to see if Dole wins the top prize for the third straight year!

Dole's 2012 Rose Parade Float Behind - The-Scenes Event

Dole invited Mom Bloggers including Sarah Auerswald of MomsLA to see behind-the-scenes at Fiesta Parade Floats as Dole's 2012.

Behind the Scenes of Cars Land Float Construction for the 124th Rose Parade

Cars Land is being built again, but this time on a smaller scale for the 124th Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif. In the video below, we take you behind the scenes of the Cars Land Rose Parade float construction in Azusa, Calif. It takes a lot of people and a lot of metal to re-create Radiator Springs, the fictional Route 66 town from Disney•Pixar "Cars" -- a place you can now experience for yourself at Disney California Adventure park here at the Disneyland Resort. Read more on the Disney Parks Blog: http://bit.ly/RHzPgA

The Wrigley Mansion (Tournament of Roses HQ) Tour




From Italy with Love - Florence

Take a tour of Florence with Francesco Zonin.

Chemistry In Your Cocktail: How Brandy Is Made

With New Year's eve around the corner, DNews takes a closer look at the science behind your holiday cocktail. Anthony goes on a tour of St. George Spirits - an amazing Bay Area distillery - and finds out how apple brandy is made from start to finish. St. George Spirits: http://www.stgeorgespirits.com
DNews is a show about the science of everyday life: http://www.youtube.com/dnewschannel

Aloha Maui Down Hill-Guided Bicyle Tour Maui Hawaii

"My wife and I spent our honeymoon in Maui and while we were there we wanted to check out the sunrise on top of Haleakala. Haleakala is the largest dormant volcano in the world. After the actual sunrise and during the bike and van tour on the way down the mountain, our guide Kalana decided to give everyone on the tour a little extra. This Maui sunrise bike tour review is our experience and is a memory that will last the rest of our lives."


Maui Downhill 199 Dairy Road Kahului, Maui-Hawaii 96732
Tel: 808-871-2155 Fax: 808-871-6875 Toll Free: 1-800-535-BIKE


Zappos Insights Virtual Tour

"Zappos is the number 11 best company to work for according to CNN Money. I had the pleasure to visit the Zappos Headquarter in Las Vegas and learn how to improve customer service, develop inspiring core values and empower your employees to excel in your organization. I strongly recommend it for business owners and managers who want to improve their business environment."

Alaska Flightseeing Tour Alaska Bush Floatplane Service

Helicopter Tour Over Los Angeles

Orbic Air Company in Van Nuys, California created this video of a helicopter tour over Los Angeles filmed on December 26, 2012.



A tour of Denver International Airport's Main Terminal and B Terminal

KBurchfiel: "(Dec. 20, 2012) I had some time to kill at KDEN due to a delayed flight, so I decided to film a short video tour of the airport's Main Terminal and B Terminal. Wikipedia ranks KDEN as the 14th busiest airport in the world and the 5th busiest in the U.S., behind Atlanta, O'Hare, LAX and Dalles. This is one of my favorite airports: I like the architecture, and you also have a view of the Rockies in the background. Unfortunately there aren't that many heavies here, although British Airways does fly from London and Lufthansa operates a 747 to/from Frankfurt. United will commence 787 service from Denver to Tokyo on March 31, 2013, which gives DIA its first airport route."

A Lionheart Tour of the JKC Charity Hospital in India

The Marvin Estate: Moonfire

This private mountain-top ranch overlooking Los Angeles boasts 60 acres and a glamorous guest list, which over the years has included George Harrison of the Beatles, Paul Newman and Andy Warhol. The WSJ takes a tour of the grounds known as Moonfire Ranch.



Tour Warren Buffett's Office

The famed investor and chairman of Berkshire Hathaway took CNNMoney on a tour of his office. What we found might surprise you.

Chippewa Boots Factory Tour

The Party Shop's Hallmark Ornament Museum Tour

David Hamrick curator of the Hallmark Ornament Museum in The Party Shop Warsaw IN gives a brief tour of the Ornament museum, the only place in the country that claims to have one of every Hallmark ornament ever made.

Schwebel's Bakery

Schwebel Baking Company is a true American Success Story!  Learn more in this five-part video series.


Difficult times hit the Schwebel family, but with the help of a lot of hard-working and dedicated people, Dora and her family brought the bread company through the Great Depression and kept right on going!


Learn how the Schwebel Baking Company expanded to become what it is today.



Celestial Seasonings Tour

Live and Direct heads to a place where it's easy to find your cup of tea. Celestial Seasonings is nearby in Boulder, and the tea tour is one of the most highly recommended tours to take in Colorado.

SABIAN Cymbals Factory Tour

Go on a virtual tour of the SABIAN factory in Meductic, NB given by Robert Mason.



Wilesco Steam Engine Factory Tour

See how steam engines are made from the ground up on this educational tour of the Wileso Steam Engine Factory. This video is brought to you by MiniSteam -- The Great Toy Steam Company. Visit http://www.ministeam.com for a complete line of working steam engines.



Retread Tire Factory Tour, from CalRecycle

Retread tires are safe and less expensive than new tires. Using retread tires also helps keep tires out of the landfill. Hear how Californians have been successfully using retread tires. To learn more about reducing, reusing, and recycling, please go to www.CalRecycle.ca.gov.

Google Factory Tour of Search

Listen to Marissa Mayer's present a the Google Factory Tour of Search, a talk about Google's offering from 2008.

Moonstruck Chocolate Factory Tour

A behind the scenes look at the making of Moonstruck Chocolates whimsical artisan chocolates and truffles.

Green Tea Factory Tour in Japan

Tour a small tea processing factory in Shizuoka, Japan. This small home-based factory is operated by the Oyama family for processing tea grown in their own tea fields. See how the tea is processed from steaming, roasting, mashing mixing and cutting.

Yokohama Motorcycle Company Tour

HoonTV and AFG Moto were lucky enough to get a first hand tour of the entire Yoshimura factory in Yokohama Japan with Fujio Yoshimura himself!

Marshall Amplification Factory Tour

Guitar World presents an exclusive tour of the Marshall Amplification factory in England.

Vic Firth Drum Stick Factory Tour

Vic Firth Factory Tour Video - From kiln drying for moisture content control, to our computer weight and tone pairing - you'll learn how much science goes into the art of making the perfect pair.

Big Dog Motorcycles Virtual Factory Tour

Big Dog Motorcycles, LLC, started production in 1994 and has since built nearly 25,000 motorcycles, becoming the worlds largest manufacturer of custom motorcycles. The company's entire line of five motorcycles uses a V-twin 117 cubic inch engine (either carbureted or fuel injected), 6-speed transmission, stretch one-piece steel tank, right side drive, super fat tires, chrome components, steel fenders, and an extensive variety of custom paint colors and graphics. The company's motorcycles are distributed through 100 dealers throughout the United States. Designing, manufacturing, and distributing are performed at the company's 175,000 square-foot world headquarters in Wichita, Kansas. DealerNews, a major industry publication recently ranked Big Dog Motorcycles the Number One American V-twin motorcycle manufacturer.

Nolan Factory Tour - How to Make a Motorcycle Helmet

Go on a virtual tour of the Nolan Motorcycle Helmet Factory Tour in Italy. See the complete story and more photos at http://www.webbikeworld.com/eicma-2010/nolan-helmets/

Rickenbacker Factory Tour: Model 330 Guitar & Model Bass Construction

Premier Guitar's Charles Saufley is On Location in Santa Ana, California, where he visits the Rickenbacker Guitars factory and headquarters. In this segment, Rickenbacker's CEO/Chairman John Hall walks us through the process of building a Model 330 guitar and Model 4003 bass at their US Factory.

Gibson USA Factory Tour

Premiere Guitar's Shawn Hammond is on location in Nashville, TN, where he visits the Gibson USA Headquarters. In this segment, we get to see how Gibson builds their line of various USA instruments that include Les Pauls, Explorers, Firebirds, and many more.

Mesa Boogie Amp Factory Tour

Premier Guitar's Joe Coffey is On Location in Petaluma, CA, where he tours the Mesa Boogie Amp Factory in this six-part video series.

In part 1 of the tour, we get to check out two of Mesa' most important areas; Mesa Founder Randy Smith's workshop and design room. We see all the old prototypes, which have spawned of several amps and how Randy designs their plated-through circuit boards with curved lines for various tape widths for connecting all the components on the board.



In part 2 of the tour, we check out how Mesa Boogie constructs their circuit boards. We see how the intricate process works, including the use of large machines, both automated and manned, and the "Terminator Machine," which applies molten solder to the circuit board to ensure the components security on both sides of the board.



In the third part of the tour, we get to see the assembly process where the circuit board is checked and inserted into the chassis. In addition, we check out the implementation of transformers and tubes. The video concludes with the Mesa "hammer test" where technicians use the handle of a hammer to recreate drops and damage in the rock world.



In fourth part of the tour, we see how Mesa Boogie builds their cabs, including the CNC cutting process, sanding and gluing, sanding and why Mesa chooses non-void Russian baltic birch plywood for their cabs.



In the fifth part of our tour, we get to see the whole process of applying the Tolex to their cabs, including how Mesa technicians race against the clock before the glue on the Tolex dries. In addition, we check out the final assembly of grills, back compartments and the most sought after position in Petaluma-the technician that test drives all the amps before they leave the factory.



In the sixth and final part of our tour, we get to see some of Mesa's famous exotic and custom wood selections used for cab and head enclosures. The hardwoods include African ribbon mahogany, bubinga, Tasmanian blackwood, imbuya and many more. In addition, we get to check out some of Mesa's custom vinyl coverings including cheetah print, cowhide, snake, croc and for those Rick Nielsen fans, checkerboard print.



EMG, Inc. Factory Tour

Premier Guitar's Brett Petrusek is On Location in Santa Rosa, CA, where he visits the EMG Inc. factory. In this initial clip, we get to check out where the molds, housing and electrical boards are constructed for some of our favorite PUPs.



Santa Cruz Guitar Factory Tour

Premier Guitar's Brett Petrusek is On Location in Santa Cruz, CA. There he walks through the Santa Cruz Guitar factory and talks with Willie Carter, Sales and Marketing, about how the Santa Cruz guitars transform during their intricate process. Here Willie guides us through their wood selection process used to create fingerboards, fretboards, necks and bridges.

Zildjian Factory Tour

Join the Zildjian Family for a behind the scenes tour of the Zildjian Factory in Norwell, MA.



Intel Factory Tour - 32nm Manufacturing Technique

Intel takes you inside its advanced factories where silicon wafers are made into computer chips.

Royal Enfield Motorcycle Factory Tour

Go on a video tour of the Royal Enfield motorcycle factory in Chennai, India, shot by Kevin Mahoney, president of Royal Enfield USA during a visit in 2008. Read more information at www.RoyalEnfields.com

Harden Furniture Factory Tour

Watch the 2008 video tour of the Harden Furniture manufacturing facilities in McConnellsville, NY.

Fender Factory Tour 1959

Watch the 1959 tour of the Fender Factory shot on 8mm Film by Forrest White.

Jelly Belly Candy Company Tour

Webstorytellers produced this video for the Jelly Belly Candy Company located in Fairfield, California. This video will take you on a tour of the candy company that offers unique jelly belly candies, chocolates, food, and drink. It also takes you behind the scenes of this internationally known candy company that is loved by millions. Click here to get more information about going on the tour.

Tour of Seagate's Drive Factory in China

Here is a video tour of the Seagate Drive Factory in China from 2008.

Allen Edmonds Factory Tour

Take an inside look at the manufacturing operations at Allen Edmonds Shoe Corporation in Port Washington, Wisconsin. See how Allen Edmonds shoes are manufactured from start to finish.

Audio-Technica USA Company Tour

The Stow, Ohio based facility of Audio-Technica houses sales, marketing, engineering, production, service and distribution resources. This video tour provides an overview of the capabilities and culture of their USA operation.

Tour of The Newest Ghost Town: Picher, Oklahoma

Picher is a ghost town and former city in Ottawa County, Oklahoma, United States. Formerly a major national center of lead and zinc mining at the heart of the Tri-State Mining District, over a century of unrestricted subsurface excavation dangerously undermined most of Picher's town buildings and left giant piles of toxic metal-contaminated mine tailings (known as chat) heaped throughout the area.



The discovery of the cave-in risks, groundwater contamination and health effects associated with the chat piles and subsurface shafts—particularly an alarming 1996 study which showed lead poisoning in 34% of the children in Picher —eventually prompted a mandatory evacuation and buyout (via eminent domain) of the entire township by the Environmental Protection Agency and the incorporation of the town (along with the similarly contaminated satellite towns of Treece and Cardin) into the Tar Creek Superfund site. A 2006 Army Corps of Engineers study showed 86% of Picher's buildings (including the town school) were badly undermined and subject to collapse at any time.

A F4 tornado which destroyed or damaged 150 homes in May 2008 accelerated the exodus. The town ceased official operations on September 1, 2009 and the population plummeted from 1,640 at the 2000 census to just 20 at the 2010 census. As of January 2011, only six homes and one business remain, their owners having refused to leave at any price; the rest of the town's buildings (excepting designated historical structures) are scheduled to be demolished by the end of the year. Picher is one of only a few locations in the world (along with others such as Gilman, Colorado and Wittenoom, Western Australia) to be evacuated and declared uninhabitable due to environmental and health damage caused by the mines the town once serviced.

Texas Longhorn Cattle Tour at The Vertically Challenged Cattle Company

This is a tour of the Texas Longhorn Cattle at the Vertically Challenged Cattle Company in Alice, Texas. They raise primarily TLBAA registered Miniature Texas Longhorns but also have standard-sized registered Texas Longhorns and a couple cross-breds.

The QUEEN takes a Tour of the GOLD VAULT at The Bank Of England

Tour of the First Commercial Nuclear Power Plant in 1958



2006 Autocar WXLL / Heil Recycle 2000 Truck Tour

Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Video Tour: Tepco Release 12/14/12

The Technology of the Trinity Sound Company Show Tour

The Trinity Sound Company put together a behind-the-scenes video about the technology for their Christmas Together Show Tour.

Canyoning in the Blue Mountains

BMAC canyon guide Steve Gorham filmed some of his favourite canyons in 2012. The video shows a selection of the tours which he guides. Some of the video was shot during tours, some on his days off. The canyons featured include Serendipity, Empress, Yileen and more. The video shows a selection of waterjumps and abseils. Steve and the other guides at BMAC would love to share these canyons with you. Visit www.bmac.com.au for more info.

The DRIFTA Factory

The Aussie Overlanders recently toured the DRIFTA factory.  DRIFTA is an Aussie owned and operated company that creates camping and 4WD Trailer Kitchens and drawer systems.

SeeMore Putter Company

Mr. John Higgins of the SeeMore Putter Company in Franklin, Tennessee gave a tour of the company.

Stone Brewing Company Tour

A visitor went on the Stone Brewing Company tour in Escondido, California and made these videos.  For tour information, visit: http://www.stonebrew.com/tours/



The Ft. Collins Museum of Science and Discovery

See some of the innovative, interactive elements to the city's new $26.7 million museum in Old Town in Ft. Collins, Colorado.

A Tour of the Dickinson Plantation

Visit their website.

Tour of the Blount Family Home at Christmas Time

The Blount Family takes us on a walk-through tour of their home and the Christmas Lights display in Laguna Hills, California, featuring over 100,000 lights and extensive Department 56 Christmas Villages.

LA Auto Show 2012 with Drew from California Pickin

Drew from California Pickin visited the LA Auto Show 2012 and made a video tour.  Check it out...



Honey Boo Boo's House Tour

June gives you a tour of Honey Boo Boo's House from the popular TLC show.

Game Company Machinima Office Fan Tour

Freddy got to go to the offices of game company Machinima as part of a fan tour.

Kobe Visits Skid Row

Kobe Bryant visits Skid Row to discovers what issues face the homeless in LA. He stops by the LA Mission charity and speaks to 4 incredible men seeking to improve their lives.



MonsterLand in Downtown Mesa, Arizona

The AZ Haunters were welcome to a tour of MonsterLand in Downtown Mesa, Arizona. During most of the year it's a horror themes bar and grill, serving all ages and various price ranges.

Az Haunters http://azhaunters.ning.com
MonsterLand http://monsterland.com



The Met: Re-Opened After 25 Years

Two former employees of The Allen Theatre in Winnipeg go on a tour of the newly renovated Metropolitan Entertainment Centre.

Sustainable Amazon Tours

The film documents Crees sustainable tours in the Amazon forest region of Manu in southern Peru. Starting off in the high Andes in the Inca capital of Cusco.

Bill Cunningham Takes Us to New York, Fifth and Madison Avenues

Christmas windows on Fifth and Madison Avenues are best seen in the evening, providing impromptu theater.  Bill Cunningham takes us on a walking tour.

RHOBH Star Kyle Richards Takes us on a Tour of her New Store

Join SheKnows as we get an exclusive look at Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Kyle Richards new store... Kyle by Alene Too.

Pastor Gives Tour to Find Parking at His New Church

This Seattle-based pastor must really want people to visit his church.  He made a video tour of how to find the Church and park!  In this video, Pastor Tim Gaydos shares the options and opportunities for Parking at the new Mars Hill Church Downtown Seattle at 5th & Marion.  It's a clever use of a video tour!

The Men's Basketball Locker Room at the University of Wisconsin Athletics' Kohl Center

Go on a virtual tour of the Men's Basketball Locker Room at the University of Wisconsin Athletics' Kohl Center.

A Tour of New York's Most Iconic Neon Signs

Thomas Rinaldi, author of "New York Neon" gives a tour of New York's most iconic neon signs.

Inside FedEx's 'Superhub' During Christmas Rush

ABC's John Donvan heads into the shipping company's largest hub during the busy season.

Behind the Scenes: CNET 100

Ever wonder how the year's best products, biggest news, and hottest trends make the CNET100 list? Wonder no longer. Sumi Das goes behind the scenes of the making of the CNET 100 list.

How Christmas Trees Are Made

Travel to China to visit a factory that mass-produces the popular plastic Christmas tree for the Western market.

Albany, New York

C-SPAN2's BOOKTV has put together a video tour series of Albany, New York.  Explore the City through these interesting perspectives.

LCV Cities Tour - Albany: Shepherds of the Sea - Robert Cross Board the USS Slater and hear author and Port Commissioner of Albany Robert Cross talk about the role U.S. Destroyer Escorts played in winning the Second World War.

 

LCV Cities Tour - Albany: O Albany! -- William Kennedy Listen to Pulitzer Prize winning author William Kennedy talk about the city he describes in his book O Albany!: Improbable City of Political Wizards,
Fearless Ethnics, Spectacular Aristocrats, Splendid Nobodies, and Underrated Scoundrels"



LCV Cities Tour - Albany: Talking Book & Braille Library See one of the original Talking Book and Braille Libraries, which lends braille and recorded books and magazines, and the necessary equipment, to residents unable to read standard print materials.

 

LCV Cities Tour - Albany: SUNY Albany Library Special Collections Visit the SUNY Albany Library Collections to see items including the death penalty works of historian Major Watt Espy; Arthur Estebrook's influential studies of eugenics; and the collection of Helen Quirini, a local woman who spearheaded social justice causes on a local and national level.



LCV Cities Tour - Albany: The Book House Visit Albany independent bookstore The Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza and hear owner Susan Novotny talk about the deep roots her store has in the community and the challenges to keeping the independent book store culture alive.



LCV Cities Tour - Albany: Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation The exhibit examines the document and shows how its wording was used by Martin Luther King in his speeches during the American Civil Rights movement.



LCV Cities Tour - Albany: State Archives Early Document Early American documents, including the correspondence of Benedict Arnold that proved him to be a traitor, as we take you inside the collections of the New York State Archives.

 

LCV Cities Tour - Albany: New York State Capitol Building Tour The historic New York State Capitol building to learn about the history, art and architecture of this distinctive structure. While there, we'll also hear the stories of numerous New York governors who have run for and either won or lost their races for the US presidency- as we look at their portraits in the building's Hall of Governors.



LCV Cities Tour - Albany: Albany Institute Dutch Collections The Dutch influence on the founding and culture of New York as we visit the Albany Institute for a look at both their exhibits and behind the scenes collections of artifacts that depict the role of the Dutch in founding the colony of New York.

 

LCV Cities Tour - Albany: Shepherds of the Sea, Description of Destroyer Escorts in WWII Author and Port Commissioner of Albany Robert Cross talk about "Shepherds of the Sea." This book details the unique role of US Destroyer Escort ships in the sinking of German U-boats during World War II.

 

LCV Cities Tour - Albany: Shepherds of the Sea, Description of Destroyer Escorts in WWII Author and Port Commissioner of Albany Robert Cross talk about "Shepherds of the Sea." This book details the unique role of US Destroyer Escort ships in the sinking of German U-boats during World War II.

 

For more information, visit: http://www.c-span.org/LocalContent/Albany

It's a SpongeBob Squarepants Stop-Motion Christmas

Behind the scenes at the stop-motion studio that brings Christmas magic to a beloved character.

Behind the Scenes with NYCB's Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins

Peter Martins talks about his journey from principal dancer to Ballet Master in Chief, what he learned from Balanchine, and how American music inspires him to choreograph.

IKEA's Hong Kong Store

A tourist went on a tour of IKEA in Hong Kong and took a video to share it with us.  It turns out, they can build small stores.

United Airlines NOC "The Bridge" New Network Operations Center Willis Tower

Here is "The Bridge" of United Airlines new Network Operations Center (NOC). This is behind the scenes tour provided to Star MegaDo at United Airlines Corporate Office in the Willis Tower.




A Trip to the Gigabyte Factory

In this episode we take a tour of one of Gigabyte's factories to see where their best in class motherboards and other components are made. If you ever wondered how a motherboard, VGA card or graphics card was made we take you behind the scenes at Gigabyte's Nanping facotry near Taipei, Taiwan.

UCL Behind The Scenes

Tony Hamilton takes you behind the scenes at Celtic Park as preparations get under way for the visit of Spartak Moscow on UEFA Champions League business.

Drift Racing in NZ - Behind the Scenes - Red Bull Drift Shifters 2012

In this clip we meet event creator Mike Whiddett and take a behind the scenes look into the making, scoring, and rules of the upcoming event, Red Bull Drift Shifters!

U.S. - Engineering Services: Special Operations : Behind the Scenes at a Tier 4 Data Center

Ever wonder what a day in the life is like for a Chief Engineer of a high-security tier 4 data center? Watch this video and learn how John Othitis, Jones Lang LaSalle Operations Manager, give us the behind the scenes tour of a tier 4 data center and the complexities him and his team face on a daily basis to keep the building running smoothly.

Victoria's Secret 2012: Behind the Scenes

The Angels hit the runway of the 2012 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show on December 4, 2012 and we found this behind-the-scenes video.

Ancestry.com: Behind the Scenes with Santa Claus

Ancestry.com teamed up with Santa Claus to help bring a little holiday cheer. This is a little sneak peak behind the scenes of their interview with Santa.

Behind-the-Scenes at the CHANEL Show in Scotland

Go behind-the-scenes at the Paris-Édimbourg Métiers d'Art 2012/13 CHANEL show on December 4, 2012 in Linlithgow Palace, Scotland.

UnderWater World in Australia

UnderWater World in Australia invites you to its new Behind the Scenes tour. The tour allows visitors to closely explore the attraction's everyday processes and learn about what marine experts do to nurture turtles, feed marine life and keep 2.5 million litres of water at the highest quality. The tour offers rare encounters with marine life, taking visitors through some of the attraction's most important parts including the sand filtration and filter zone, food preparation room, holding and recovery tanks, Shark Dive Xtreme preparation area and the turtle rescue, rehabilitation and release zone.  Watch the video...

Retro News Station Tour

Retro Tour: A behind the scenes tour of KTSP-TV news room from 1990.

Watch here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YhNwAgx48k


Behind the Scenes at Glee

Are you a Glee fan?  See what it was like to make the "Thanksgiving" episode?

Behind the Scenes to a Mega Light Display

What does it take to put together a mega light display?

Cheryl Cole: Behind The Scenes Of A Million Lights Tour

Cheryl Cole takes us behind the scenes of her A Million Lights Tour.

Manni Sandhu's Canada Tour

Check out behind the scenes footage of Manni Sandhu's Canada Tour in Waterloo and Toronto.

Joe Perry Behind The Scenes Tour at the Geoffrey Beene Cancer Research Center

Joe Perry, guitar legend of Aerosmith and the Founding Father of Geoffrey Beene's Rock Stars of Science, goes behind the scenes at the lab and talks with the scientists of the Geoffrey Beene Cancer Research Center at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Sixty Seconds of Calm: June Lake, California

Here's one minute of calm, courtesy of L.A. Times travel writer Christopher Reynolds, who captured these scenes in November around June Lake, about 20 miles north of Mammoth Mountain.

How Saks Dresses Up Its Windows for the Holidays

The holiday window displays at big-city department stores draw huge crowds at this time of the year. Andria Cheng visits Saks for a look at this season's decorations and what it takes to design them.

Inside A Real-Life Spy Mansion

Espionage historian H. Keith Melton takes Forbes reporter Morgan Brennan on an exclusive tour of his Metropolis-inspired lair.

Pearl Harbor National Historical Site Video Tour

The Oahu Agent created a video tour of the Arizona Memorial at the Pearl Harbor National Historical Site.

See a Guided Tour of Space at Night

A NASA scientist guides the viewer through an unprecedented view of earth at night.

Inside the Real Santa's Workshop

Toys R Us executive Marie Robinson is using her life experience to play Santa this year. And she is using military precision to make sure the toys get under the tree on time.  Watch this behind-the-scenes video into the Toys R Us distribution center.

Los Angeles Glitterati Tours

Glitterati Tours provides customized tours of Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Hollywood, Santa Monica, Venice Beach and Malibu. All of our guided sightseeing day tours of L.A. are private and guests are encouraged to personalize their tour based on their interests. Glitterati Tours can also provide roundtrip tours from LAX Los Angeles Airport. Visit their website: www.GlitteratiTours.com

Tonner Doll Hospital

Dr. Noreen gives a tour of the Tonner Doll Hospital.  They've been busy getting ready for the Christmas rush.  Learn more about the Tonner Doll Hospital here: http://www.tonnerdoll.com/doll-hospital

The Whaling Company

The Whaling Company is a seafood restaurant in Williamsburg, Virginia.  This video done by the Restaurant Channel is like a commercial for this local favorite.

CNN Go on Air: Kuala Lumpur

The Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur is one of the most diverse cities in southeast Asia, a melting pot of different religions and ethnicities. Touching on the city's colonial past, CNNGo stops by the original British residence for a classic set of high tea with singer Reshmonu.



Tour of Mississauga, Canada

A local resident gives us a tour of her town: Mississauga, Canada...

Tour the Amazon with Street View

Google Maps with Street View now allows you to visit parts of the Amazon Basin including the Rio Negro tributary and the surrounding communities.

Mercedes AMG Tour

Take a virtual guided tour through the headquarters of Mercedes-AMG in Affalterbach and get exclusive insights to the engineering and development of the performance brand of Mercedes-Benz.

Tour of the Moon

Although the moon has remained largely unchanged during human history, our understanding of it and how it has evolved over time has evolved dramatically. Thanks to new measurements, we have new and unprecedented views of its surface, along with new insight into how it and other rocky planets in our solar system came to look the way they do. See some of the sights and learn more about the moon here!

Virtual Tour to the North Pole

Anyone want to go to the North Pole today?

Voyager of the Seas Cruise Ship

As she sails into Sydney Harbour for the first time and sets a new record for the largest cruise ship based in Sydney, Voyager of the Seas will be welcomed into port by her smaller sister ship Celebrity Millennium in a landmark harbour event, marking not only the maiden arrival of Voyager of the Seas but also the first time that sister cruise lines Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruises have met in Sydney.  Watch this tour Produced By Noel Sadler Skip Film Productions For Cruise News TV.

Carnival Imagination Cruise Ship

Canny Cart went on a Carnival Imagination Cruises tour earlier this year and just uploaded their full ship tour.  Want to see what it's like?

Tanya's Vlog Tour

Vlogs are the latest trend on YouTube... video blogs.  Tanya vlogs her life and is giving a behind-the-scenes tour of her set... and her London hotel room.

Mega Yacht Private Chef Cooks Up a Feast

Take a behind the scenes look at how one chef whips up gourmet meals for exacting mega yacht owners and their guests.

Houston Piano Company

Steve McCurdy recently went on a tour of the Houston Piano Company and made this video so we could go along.  Visit their website: http://www.houstonpianocompany.com/



Ever wondered how player pianos work? This video does not explain the full installation process, but does show a few steps of installing a player system. Enjoy this video of work being done by our team on a piano player system install at Houston Piano Company, and the final product.

From Watergate to Weinergate, the DC Tour Company Offers Scandal Tours

From Watergate to Weinergate, the DC Tour Company offers Scandal Tours where they tell the stories that others might not want told... but that are very popular!  Watch this news clip about them.

Green Beaver Company

The Green Beaver Company in Canada makes healthy beauty products.  Go on a behind-the-scenes tour of their company.  Visit their website here: http://www.greenbeaver.com/





Banana Bay Tour Company in Florida

Banana Bay Tour Company provides tours along the cost of Florida (Fort Myers) including dolphin tours and home tours.

Oakmont Bakery


Come get a quick behind the scenes tour at all the holiday magic going on at the Oakmont Bakery.

Watch here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KfsCFCcFY7g


How to Pan For Gold by the Eagle Mining Company in Julian, CA

The mine at the Eagle Mining Company in Julian, California has eleven levels (floors), with a vertical shaft which is over 400 feet deep. The tour takes about one hour, and goes deep into the mine. The inside of the mine has been kept as it was in it's 1870's appearance. Many of the original tools and equipment are on site. Quartz veins can be viewed in the walls of the tunnels, where gold was mined from. This is a very well informed staff, who give an informative and educational experience to be remembered always.  The small town of Julian is located about 50 miles northeast of San Diego, California.



A Trip to Buckingham Palace in London

Some tourists visited Buckingham Palace in London and made a video of the visit. It is a working palace and stands quite majestically overseeing a beautiful park and fountain. Visitors would just crowded outside the palace gates, and if you are there at the right time, you might see the change of guards too which is a spectacle by itself.

Cheddar Caves in Gorge, Britain

Cheddar is a quaint little town near Bath in England where Cheddar cheese originated. As you enter the town (depending on the direction), you will drive through a valley with high cliffs on both sides - your car will look very intimidated by the huge steep mountains on both sides. It appears that this is the place where Cheddar Cheese first begin. Within the cave are some skeletons (Gough's cave) supposedly to be some ancestral beings of the British. The little town itself is beautiful and there are a lot of curio shops around.

Majestic Versailles Sun King Palace

The Sun King Palace in Versailles, France, is simply beautiful. Its car park is a bit dusty, otherwise a very pleasant place. Now this large magnificent palace is no longer inhabited by the royal descendants but tourists abound. When visiting the place, what is amazing is the collection of art and actual paintings on the roofs all over the palace. There are also several beautiful lampstands.

Chimelong International Circus, Guangzhou

Visit the Chimelong International Circus in Guangzhou.  Guangzhou  is the capital and largest city of the Guangdong province, People's Republic of China.

It is quite convenient to see the Chimelong International Circus. You take the metro train to Chang Long station and from there, a free bus service takes you to the circus. This is one place where animals and humans perform together to make a living, and these performers love their animals. The place is huge and seats about 7,000 people. The ticket is expensive too but it is worth every cent. You may not believe what elephants can do - they are heavy animals and what they do is amazing!




Paradise: Paradiso, Switzerland

Many of us wonder what is Paradise. Lugano, Switzerland is a place they called paradise. We all have imaginations of what paradise is. But Lugano is one place that the people called Paradise.

In Italian, paradiso means paradise, and they named this place here 'Paradiso' which is the municipality of Lugano. Steven Chu explored the beautiful lake besides the road and the houses on the hills beyond, and could understand why they called this place paradise.

Opposite the lake is a beautiful fountain, and it is a quaint little town with a cathedral of Gothic architecture. It is a relaxing exploration, and you can even hire a row boat.

Windsor Castle, England: The Oldest and Largest Inhabited Fort

Beautiful Windsor Castle is one that's still inhabited by the Royal Family of Britain - Queen Elizabeth's home. The easiest way to get to Windsor Castle is by train - you take the train from London City. The castle is huge and beautiful, and thousands of tourists flock to this place to visit it every day. Real soldiers do their routine change over of guards. We are not allowed to take photographs inside the buildings but the outside grounds are OK. Guides are there to explain to visitors on a daily basis, and the manicured gardens are a feast to the eye. The entry price was not cheap, but the visit is worthwhile.

Florence, Italy

Florence is a very beautiful city, with art from the renaissance era drawn on the walls of buildings all over the city. Due to the narrow streets and parking problems, all the cars there are very small and many streets were formerly meant for horse carriages. The cathedrals are particularly beautiful and you can see the saints (12 Disciples of Jesus) being exposed in various art forms. Recommended to visit if you are in Italy.



Paris, France

See the amazing landmarks and hear the sounds of beautiful Paris with tourists who took many photos and videos while on foot and while in a vehicle. It is a large city and it is not possible to see the whole city taking the rail alone. There are many buildings with gothic architecture all around the city, and a number of them are beautifully designed. The fountains are beautiful, and often tells a story of their past history. It is recommended that you hire a car to explore the various parts of Paris, or go on one of those coach tours.



You may not believe it, but Eiffel Tower is an amazingly well and beautifully designed steel structure with lifts that brings you up to have a view overlooking Paris. The base is actually quite large, and if you have time, you get to view it from different angles. Parking is difficult in this area unless you know where to go. It is just amazing how many visitors come to Paris just to have a look at the Eiffel Tower.



Notre Dame Cathedral is beautiful for its intricate Gothic design. It is aesthetically built and decorated with intricate lamp-stands, lighting and exhibits. The building seems to be built to the nearest centimeter in terms of the plaster, intricately molded into shapes and figures. It is definitely worth a visit when in Paris.



Paris is a vibrant city at night, particularly along the areas where the major cabaret shows are performed. The city looks a bit different at night when it is dark, possibly even the people. We explored the 'dark side' of Paris by taking a night walk with our Cosmos tour group and enjoyed a cabaret show.

Road Biking Tours with InGamba

Cycling unites people who might otherwise have nothing in common. And so begins this journey with a small group of passionate road bike riders in a unique tour with InGamba. This is an experience that you will remember for the rest of your life and a bond you create with all your senses.

Cycling utopia with miles of quiet twisty roads, challenging mountain passes, long flowing downhills and open roads. Guaranteed to have the ultimate five star support with a tour that understands perfection. It takes the powerful experience of road cycling in some of the most beautiful places on the planet and steps it up a notch with high-end bikes, homemade power bars, custom made beer and the best high-quality wine and food imaginable. If you are ready to really live life, then this is the adventure for you.

A Busy Day in Tokyo

Tokyo is a fascinating place, as it is basically 23 different cities in one. Go on a whirlwind tour of this massive metropolis in this fun video, which takes you from the world's biggest fish market, to the old Imperial Palace, to an anime wonderland, and finally to the busiest intersection on the face of the Earth.

Take a Tour of Main Street, U.S.A., in Disneyland Park with Imagineer Kim Irvine

Earlier this year, one quarter of Main Street, U.S.A., in Disneyland park reopened with a new look and new spaces. From the delicious decor in the Candy Palace to the new display in the Disney Gallery, the magic truly is in the details. Discover these details in the video tour below with Imagineer Kim Irvine, then stop by Main Street, U.S.A., to see them for yourself! Read more on the Disney Parks Blog: http://bit.ly/V2irOQ

At Home with the Ultimate Space Nerd

It's hard to imagine a more enthusiastic fan of space exploration than JPL's Marc Rayman. The Dawn mission's Director and Chief Engineer takes us on a tour of his home that is filled with space books, files, artwork and keepsakes. You'll learn why he was investigated by the FBI and what Mongolian space food looks like. You'll also meet an iguana named Event Horizon!

Louisiana Swamp Tour with the Pondering Cyclist

The Pondering Cyclist and friends visited Houma, Louisiana over Thanksgiving.  They decided to go on one of the local Swamp Tours and made a quick video. Though they didn't see MANY alligators it was beautiful and a great time!

Departing Space Station Commander Provides Tour of Orbital Laboratory

In her final days as Commander of the International Space Station, Sunita Williams of NASA recorded an extensive tour of the orbital laboratory and downlinked the video on Nov. 18, just hours before she, cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko and Flight Engineer Aki Hoshide of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency departed in their Soyuz TMA-05M spacecraft for a landing on the steppe of Kazakhstan. The tour includes scenes of each of the station's modules and research facilities with a running narrative by Williams of the work that has taken place and which is ongoing aboard the orbital outpost.

Windham Weaponry Facilities Tour

Explore Maine's Windham Weaponry facilities. The Military Arms Channel conducted an extensive test of two of their rifles and learned that the rifles were well made and you couldn't beat the price. The only thing left to do was to go to the place where they were made and see what goes into the building of a Windham Weaponry AR15.

Virtual Tour of Volendam, Netherlands

Go on a virtual tour of Volendam, Netherlands in this video series. Hear the famous bells and watch mass during October, the month of the Rosary.



The bells of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in the small fishing village of Volendam toll to call the congregation to prayer. In this case it was evening Mass. The bells can be heard from a good distance away.


Contrary to popular belief, the Catholic Church is alive and well in the Netherlands. In the St. Vincent de Paul Church in Volendam Mass is celebrated on a regular basis. Mass in Dutch is a real treat for those of us who are immigrants to other countries. It reminds us of our youth.



The bells of the St. Vincent de Paul Church (Vincentiuskerk) in Volendam call the faithful to services. These bells are heard all over the older section of town including the famous Volendam Harbour.


Sunday Mass in the St. Vincent de Paul Church in Volendam. This beautifully decorated Church is not only a place of prayer and worship but also a destination for its beautiful interior. Well worth a visit.


The bells of the St. Vincent de Paul (St. Vincentiuskerk) in Volendam toll to call the faithful to church.



The month of October is the month of the Rosary. In the Volendam St. Vincent de Paul Church the Rosary is recited as part of the evening Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. This is followed by the Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Benediction. Great to see this practise in Holland and in Dutch.

Virtual Tour of Lisbon, Portugal

A generous tourist posted this 6-part video tour of Lisbon, the capital of Portugal.

Lisbon, the capital of Portugal lies by the Tagus River on the West coast of Portugal. A very busy, yet intimate city of small streets, shopping districts, monuments and ancient street cars. Staying in the Baixa district, many of the sights are easily accessible on foot. For the sights that are a little farther away, the hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus is an economical option. I was on the yellow bus line but there are a number of bus lines that will get you to all the sights. Tickets can be bought from the driver. My short stay apartment (definitely recommended to anyone visiting Lisbon) was very close to the St. Justa Elevator from where you can see beautiful views of Lisbon.



Portugal, like many large cities, has it's share of street performers or buskers. Here, I caught the climax of one such performance, a man on a unicycle juggling knives.



Lisbon has many parks and squares throughout the city. Some with ornate fountains, other with trees, plants and benches, still others with beautiful statues. The placas in the Baixa district are teaming with people looking for a place to sit and relax or one of the many restaurants for a meal.


Skateboarding is fun all over the world. Here are some would be champion skateboarders practising in one of the squares in Lisbon. They need a little work, but who knows, maybe there is a future champion among them. I hope they'll see themselves in this clip.


When first spotted in the placa do comercio, these well dressed young men and women looked much like a Harry Potter convension, particularly since several were sporting black, round glasses. Hoever, when they moved to the shopping street they laid down a blanket, pulled out instruments and began to give a performance. Don't know where they are from or why they are performing ina street in Lisbon in October but they did provide some great music.


A great way to get around to all the sights in Lisbon is to use one of the hop-on hop-off tour buses. These busses go to all the sights, provide commentary (with earphones you can keep) in multiple languages and the greatest part is, you can get off the bus, visit as long as you like and simply catch the next bus to the next sight. Tickets are good for 24 or 48 hours and are very economical. There a numerous lines also depending on what you want to visit.


The Huckelberries Go to Washington, DC

The Huckelberries went on a tour of Washington, DC and took video footage over 4 days.  They compiled the footage into a 6 minute tour to share.  Thanks Huckelberries!  Enjoy the trip!

FDNY Tour of Engine 9 Ladder 6 "Dragon Fighters" Quarters & The Repair Shop

The Fire Department of New York (FDNY) gives us an inside look at the "Dragon Fighters" Quarters and Engine 9 Ladder 6.


Also go on a tour of the repair shops and see their new 100 foot tower ladder closeup.

The Best Beachside Restaurant on the Planet

Escape to sandy beaches, crystal waters, and simply stunning cuisine at Uruguay's Parador La Huella.  Bon Appetit recently visited what they call the best beachside restaurant on the planet, which is in in Jose Ignacio, Uruguay.

Dutchman Tree Farms

Dutchman Tree Farms gives you a behind-the-scenes look at their Christmas tree farm in Michigan.

Jen's Thanksgiving

Jen recorded a tour of her house on Thanksgiving last year.  Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving on the Napa Valley Wine Train

Thanksgiving on the Napa Valley Wine Train is a traditional Thanksgiving feast in a non-traditional (yet extremely memorable) atmosphere. They have all of the customary Thanksgiving fixings, and of course, a perfectly cooked turkey.  The Wine Train Thanksgiving is three full hours devoted to eating, relaxing, chatting and being pampered. It is so enjoyable, that many guests have returned year after year.

Like and follow them on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/WineTrain
Visit their website for more information: http://reservations.winetrain.com/details/10288/Thanksgiving

Historic Wilmington Foundation House Tour


The Historic Wilmington Foundation will have their 18th Annual Post Thanksgiving Tour at the Alexander Sprunt House in Wilmington, North Carolina on Sunday, November 25, 2012.  Architectural Historian Ed Turberg will present a house talk and tour.



Learn more at: http://www.facebook.com/events/401881659881307/
Like and follow them on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/historicwilmingtonfoundationnc
Visit their website: http://www.historicwilmington.org/

Jamestown Settlement and the Yorktown Victory Center

This Thanksgiving holiday many will explore foodways of 17th- and 18th-century Virginia during “Foods & Feasts of Colonial Virginia,” a three-day event November 22-24 at Jamestown Settlement and the Yorktown Victory Center.

Learn more: http://www.historyisfun.org/foods-and-feasts.htm

Historic Richmond Town Thanksgiving Kitchen Tours

On Staten Island in New York, Thanksgiving Kitchen Tours in the Historic Richmond Town take place November 24th and 25th from 1-5 pm.  Tour the kitchens on the site and discover recipes and the sources of Thanksgiving meals we enjoy today.

Learn more:
http://www.historicrichmondtown.org/component/eventlist/details/899-thanksgiving-kitchen-tour

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade


Making its debut in 1924, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has secured its spot as one of the most extravagant celebrations in the entire country.  Originally named the Macy’s Christmas Day Parade, and now commonly referred to as the Macy’s Day Parade, this vibrant, colorful gathering lures in 44 million television viewers and 3 million live viewers every year.  The parade New York showcases annually has always aired in Manhattan, with the exception of 1942 to 1944 when the parade was temporarily suspended during World War II.  First televised in 1939, the three hour event  takes place at 9am on Thanksgiving Day and has always unveiled a visit from Santa.

Read more about the parade on the NYC Tourist site: http://www.nyctourist.com/macys_balnite1.htm

Watch the 85th anniversary special with the history and get a behind-the-scenes look at :

New York Post-Thanksgiving Multi-Ethnic Eating Tour

Big Onion Walking Tours in New York is hosting their annual post-Thanksgiving multi-ethnic eating tour in the Lower East Side on November 23 at 11 am and 2 pm.

The tour combines the history of the diverse Lower East Side with a series of small food sampling, or “noshing” stops from local shops and markets.

The main focus of the tour is the history of the multi-ethnic Lower East Side emphasizing the neighborhoods of the Jewish East Side, Little Italy and Chinatown.


Read more on their website:
http://www.bigonion.com/tour/valentines/

Thanksgiving Dinner at Ghost Tour at the Menger Hotel in San Antonio

Want to celebrate Thanksgiving with family, friends and ghosts?

Join the Sisters Grimm for a special Dinner at Ghost Tour at the Menger Hotel in San Antonio, the most haunted hotel in Texas.


Walk through the streets of old San Antonio as they recount the many stories of the past and bring history alive.  Meet native tour guides whose ancestry originates with the early founders of San Antonio. Dressed in period dress, they will
light your way with their lanterns through the strange
 and unusual tales of centuries past, legendary stories and ghostly experiences.


Visit their website for more information: http://www.sistersgrimmghosttour.com/

The Webb-Deane Steven Museum


The Webb-Deane Steven Museum in Wethersfield, CT has Colonial Thanksgiving tours throughout November. Connecticut was the first colony in 18th century to make Thanksgiving a holiday. The Silas Deane House was built in 1770 for a diplomat for France during the war. It was declared a national historic landmark.  This special holiday tour runs until November 25.

Read more about the tour:
http://www.examiner.com/article/webb-deane-steven-museum-has-colonial-thanksgiving-tours-from-november-3-to-25

Visit their website for more information:
http://www.webb-deane-stevens.org/events_calendar.html

Ocala Ghost Walks & Historical Tours Thanksgiving Tour



Downtown Ocala burned on Thanksgiving Day in 1883.  So, Ocala Ghost Walks & Historical Tours offers their 4th annual Thanksgiving Night Ghost Tour Thursday November 22, 2012 at 7 PM.

Learn more and sign up at: http://www.ocalaghostwalks.com/

The Mayflower

Go on a virtual tour of the Mayflower and learn more about this historic ship.  While you're on the Scholastic site, find fun Thanksgiving printables.  Visit and explore here: http://www.scholastic.com/scholastic_thanksgiving/voyage/tour.htm

Inside the Helicopter Pilot Factory

Naval Air Station Whiting Field in Milton, Fla. is one of the Navy's two primary pilot training bases, and every Navy helicopter pilot goes through Advanced Helicopter Training here. Whiting Field also trains helo pilots for the Coast Guard, Marines, and a slew of foreign governments. PM visited the base to see how the Navy uses simulators and TH-57 Rangers to train the best helicopter pilots in the world.

Popular Mechanics Tours the MythBusters Workshop

For Mythbusters Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, DIY isn't just for their Discovery Channel TV show—it's a way of life. Jamie and Adam guest edited Popular Mechanics, and gave PM exclusive tours of their workshops. In this feature, the Mythbusters show us around, explaining the history of the show and demonstrating how they develop—and test—their favorite ideas.

The Science of Rock 'n' Roll Exhibit


In case you can't get to Kansas City anytime soon, check out this news clip about the world premiere of The Science of Rock 'n' Roll exhibit, which officially opened Saturday night at Union Station.


If you are in the neighborhood, get ticket info here: http://scienceofrock.com/exhibition-info/ 

The Button Queen in London

Maree Pigdon, award winning sewing teacher and fashion designer visits Martyn at The Button Queen in London interviews him about his antique buttons.

Widmers Cheese Factory Tour

Widmers Cheese in Wisconsin offers factory tours.  Listen to and watch the story of Widmers Cheese in the video below. Visit their website for factory tour information: http://www.widmerscheese.com/pages/Factory-Tour.html




Los Angeles Metro Art Tours

Metro offers regularly scheduled as well as special request group tours of the artwork in the Metro Rail system. Tours are led by trained Metro Docent Council volunteers.

Like and follow them on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/metroarttours
Visit their website for the latest tour information: http://www.metro.net/about/art/



About the Tours
Metros Docent Council is a group of volunteers committed to increasing awareness of the broad range of art in the Metro Rail system through public tours that provide insights into the artworks, the artists who created them, the processes it took to make them, and the communities they enhance. While docent programs are commonly found at museums around the world, Metro is the first transit agency to benefit from such a program.

Scheduled Tours
Free tours are offered the first Saturday and Sunday of every month. The tours are roundtrip and last approximately 2 hours. No reservations are required!

First Saturday - Meet promptly at 10 am at the street level entrance to the Hollywood/Highland Metro Rail Station on Hollywood Blvd. near the corner with Highland Ave. If driving to Hollywood/Highland station, park at the Visitors Center at the Hollywood/Highland shopping center complex to obtain partial parking validation.

First Sunday - Meet promptly at 10 am at the information booth inside the entrance to historic Union Station at 900 Alameda St. in Downtown Los Angeles. There is pay parking at Union Station and metered street parking, and pay lots in the immediate area.

Special Request Tours
Free art tours for groups of 15 or more are available by special arrangement. More information is available by calling 213.922.2738 or by clicking Art Tours.

General Information:
The tours are approximately 90% walking; there are elevators and escalators in all the stations.

The Docents distribute date-stamped badges that allow you to ride the entire Metro Rail system for free on the day of the tour. Docents carry voice amplifiers and wear bright orange vests for easy identification.

Children at or above a 5th grade level may participate on the scheduled and private group tours.

There are no public restrooms available in the stations but there are restrooms available to the public at Union Station and the Hollywood/Highland shopping complex.

Art Guide
A pocket size brochure depicting all artworks on the Metro transit system is available by calling 213.922.4ART or clicking Art Guide. The brochure was updated in July 2007 and is a perfect compliment for self guided tours of the artworks. It features a system map, artist information and brief description of the artworks.

Santa Catalina Island's Rugged Outback Hummer Tours

Experience Santa Catalina Island's rugged "outback" in our new all-terrain, 12 passenger eco friendly H1 Hummer, converted to run on biofuel refined from recycled vegetable oil collected from local island restaurants. This is the only scheduled off-road tour that travels into beautiful Cape Canyon and the steep, rugged Sheep Chute where Catalina's bison can frequently be seen.

Learn more on their website: http://www.visitcatalinaisland.com/avalon/tour_capeCanyon.php?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=video&utm_campaign=cape-canyon-video


This tour ventures through scenic Middle Ranch Canyon and explores Cape Canyon in the heart of Catalina's interior. You'll see the Middle Ranch habitats of the American Bald Eagle and Catalina Island Fox. Then it's down the rocky, rugged Sheep Chute to scenic Little Harbor on the windward side of the island for spectacular views. We'll take you on truly unique "roads" no other tour company has schedule tours. You'll travel to the Airport-in-the-Sky, 1600 feet above sea level where you will have the opportunity to purchase lunch at the Airport's DC-3 Cafe or admire the Conservancy Nature Center's educational displays.

Federal Reserve Bank of New York Tours

Tours to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York will resume on November 19, 2012.

Plan your visit on their website:
http://www.newyorkfed.org/aboutthefed/visiting.html#tabs-2

Tour guide chats about the gold in the vaults at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York:



Students planning a trip to the Federal Reserve Bank in New York prepared an overview:



Here is an overview of the vault:



The American Association of Young Numismatists (AAYN) is an association dedicated to educating and impassioning young people about the hobby of coin collecting. They hope that their videos will help spark your interest in numismatics.  They show shredded currency from the Federal Reserve in the video below:

Cornell University Library

To celebrate Cornell's history, this video tour showcases Uris Library, Cornell's oldest library built in 1891. These tours highlight the Dean Room, the Kinkeldey Room and the Andrew Dickson White Library.  Cornell is located in Ithica, New York.  Visit their website: www.library.cornell.edu

Military Vehicle Technology Foundation Tank Collection

Todd Lappin explores a massive collection of historical military vehicles tanks collected by an eccentric Silicon Valley multimillionaire. The recently-departed Jacques Littlefield amassed one of the world's largest and most significant collections of this type, and his collection is now overseen by the nonprofit Military Vehicle Technology Foundation.

M*A*S*H Site in Malibu Creek Park

A fan hiked to the site that M*A*S*H was filmed, at Malibu Creek State Park. He said, "It's a fantastic park, and is the most beautiful place I have ever been.  Watch the video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xAd8KYBdT0

Read about the park in Malibu Creek where M*A*S*H was filmed:
http://laist.com/2012/07/21/lost_cabin_trail_a_real_find_in_mal.php#photo-1 


Hank Aaron Home and Museum

The Hank Aaron Childhood Home and Museum was moved from its original location 7 miles North to the Hank Aaron Stadium in Mobile, Alabama.  Now, it can be visited while visiting the Stadium and through the virtual tour video.  The Smokies Radio Network took a tour of the Hank Aaron Childhood Home and Museum.  Visit their website: http://www.hankaaronstadium.com/

7 Days of Kauai in 13 Minutes

7 Days of Kauai in a 13 minute high definition virtual tour!

Kauai Virtual Tour

Natasha Bishop went to Kauai and made a fantastic video tour of her trip.  Let's go along for a 20 minute vacation to Kauai, one of the Hawaiian islands.

Queen's Bath in Princeville, Kauai

Let's visit the Queen's Bath in Princeville, Kauai today!  For more information, visit: http://www.hawaiigaga.com/kauai/attractions/queens-bath.aspx

Tide Pools in Orange County, California

Now is a great time to see the sea animals in the tidepools with the negative tides. And, the sunsets have been amazing on the California Riviera. For 1/2 day tour information, visit www.ocwildlifebeachtour.com.



Here is a photo of a sunset in Laguna Beach from OC Wildlife Beach Tours:


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