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2TravelDads Podcast

2TravelDads Podcast

That’s right! We’ve got a podcast in addition to the blog! The 2TravelDads Podcast is our fun way to share both our tips and fun stories from our travels. We mix in our personal thoughts and funny moments.

Below you’ll find links to our show notes, options for downloading podcast episodes from your favorite hub, and even information for being a part of the 2TravelDads podcast.

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Podcast Episode Directory

Find our most recent 2TravelDads Podcast episodes below. Keep scrolling if you’re looking for specific topics (or hit Ctrl+F).

Hawaii Podcast Episodes

We love to talk about Hawaii. It’s such a unique destination and fun adventure. And because it’s such a trek to get there (and it’s pretty costly), it’s important to plan your trip well and to get the best experience possible out of it.

Check out our Hawaii Podcast Episodes!

Planning Hawaii Island Hopping Podcast Episode
Kona Coast Big Island Hawaii Podcast
Hilo Hamakua Coast Big Island Hawaii Podcast
Hawaii Volcanoes NP Big Island Hawaii Podcast
North Shore Kauai Na Pali Coast Hawaii Podcast
South Shore Kauai and Waimea Canyon Hawaii Podcast

Yellowstone Podcast Episodes

If there’s one destination we will never tire of and that always thrills the kids it’s Yellowstone National Park. As a family we’ve been there five times and personally I’ve been twelve times. I love it. Our Yellowstone podcast episodes are all just what you need to plan a trip to Yellowstone, including itineraries and digging into the best geysers and wildlife.

Check out our Yellowstone National Park hub!

We talk through our complete Yellowstone National Park itinerary:  four days to conquer the park, part 1!  In this episode we cover the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, Norris Geysers, Old Faithful and Yellowstone Lake. Each itinerary route is its own day in the park and covers the best sights and tips for enjoying driving through Yellowstone National Park.
Two days' worth of itineraries for exploring the best sights of Yellowstone National Park: part 2.  In this episode we cover two days  of traveling through Yellowstone. These two road trip routes go through the northwest corner of the park, stopping at Mammoth Hot Springs, Tower Falls, the Lamar Valley, and our best wildlife viewing tips.
Podcast episode covering the best need-to-know Yellowstone National Park tips. From where to camp to where to stay outside of the park, favorite sights and things to watch for, the basics of having an awesome trip, and some of our favorite stories through the years. #Yellowstone #NationalPark #Wyoming
Best geyser recommendations in Yellowstone National Park. Must-see hot springs and geysers that most people miss when they visit Yellowstone. #Wyoming #NationalPark #Yellowstone #hiking
Best geyser recommendations in Yellowstone National Park. Must-see hot springs and geysers that most people miss when they visit Yellowstone. #Wyoming #NationalPark #Yellowstone #hiking
Montana is a gorgeous state with some of the coolest towns, both modern and old west. From Billings to Big Sky, we dig into the best sights and activities in Southwest Montana. Road trip itinerary to take you through the West and even Yellowstone! #roadtrip #Montana #yellowstone

Florida Podcast Episodes

Living in Florida is such a fun experience. While the politics and government are a complete disaster that actively work against the people and environment, the rest of us here are pretty awesome and we love sharing the Sunshine State with visitors. From North Florida (where we live) to the Florida Keys, we have so much to share!

Check out our Florida hub!

Best of St Augustine Podcast
St Augustine Beaches Podcast
Florida Springs Podcast

Canadian Travel Podcasts

Traveling through Canada is always an adventure. It’s just different enough from the USA that it feels wonderfully international at times. From Victoria BC on the West Coast to the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia, we have podcast episodes to inspire you to book a trip!

Exploring Halifax Nova Scotia - podcast
Podcast - Bay of Fundy Nova Scotia
Podcast - South Shore Nova Scotia
In this episode we talk about the most iconic and interesting places to visit in Victoria BC. We're chatting about everything from touring parliament to biking up-island to the Butchart Gardens. #Victoria #BritishColumbia #Canada
Answers for how to get to Victoria BC, because there are seven different ways to get to Vancouver Island. Podcast episode breaks down the travel options to visit Victoria.
After 8 trips to Victoria BC, we know where to stay. We review our favorite hotels in Victoria, BC, from budget friendly to top tier. We suggest some unique accommodations as well as trusted travel brands with hotels in Victoria. We have some really great recommendations!
We've picked our favorite restaurants in Victoria, BC and are dishing out from breakfast to dinner. These are our top picks for where to eat in Victoria for local farm to table, vegetarian, and family friendly dining. See who we think makes the best breakfast cocktails or fish and chips in Victoria.

Disney and Universal Podcast Episodes

Theme parks aren’t everyone’s jam, but we love them and think they are just as valid of a travel option as visiting beaches or National Parks. And we LOVE to talk about them! From our opinions on the best rides to side by side theme park comparison, we’ve got it all!

Check out our Disney Parks hub or our Universal Orlando page!

Not sure if you should choose Disney World or Universal Orlando? Thrill rides, family friendly options, dining, and overall costs broken down to help decide between Disney and Universal.
Digging into Disneyland and chatting about each lang and its attractions and shows. Our best tips for making the most of your time in the Happiest Place on Earth. Starting in the new Star Wars land, Galaxy's Edge, we review the two main attractions and then work our way through the rest of Disneyland. We've been many times and following our most recent trip, we have done EVERY ride and attraction with the kids and have tips for having the most fun, including what you should actually wait in line for.
Disney's California Adventure is one of our favorite theme parks. Often we're asked if it's worth adding to a Disneyland trip. YES! This is our guide to the most fun and what's actually worth waiting for. From Pixar Pier to taking kids on Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout we talk about the attractions and experiences that are worth waiting in long lines for. Also, what shows and experiences are not to miss. Tips for having the best visit to Disney's California Adventure any time of year.
Top Attractions and Dining in Disney World Podcast (1)
Disneyland vs Magic Kingdom Podcast
Since Orlando theme parks are open, is Disney World or Universal handling COVID-19 pandemic precautions better? Side by side comparison of health and safety measures between Universal Orlando and Disney World.

Podcasts about Maine

If you didn’t know, we love Maine and I actually have started another website with my Maine friends all about the state. It’s beautiful and very unique, from lobster culture to epic, iconic lighthouses. We’ve got quite a few podcast episodes in works, so if you don’t see what you’re looking for here, don’t worry. There’s probably another episode coming soon. We actually recorded a few podcasts and something weird happened with the audio, so they need to be redone…. C’est la vie.

Visiting Maine in Winter - great food & surprising fun


Maine Winter Road trip w/ skiing, art and lighthouses

More Destination Podcast Episodes

With traveling so much and to so many places, we also love to cover our one-off adventures. We also enjoy getting to talk with locals about where they live and what makes travel to their area so special. This is our chance to share stories on the podcast that are much more than what we can type up in an article.

Visiting Lake Tahoe and Carson City is great any time of year when you have a local's insider information. Tips of when to visit and where to find great travel deals to the Reno Tahoe area.
Podcast episode about exploring the Painted Hills of Central Oregon. A day trip from Bend or a weekend getaway, the views, the hiking and the geology make a unique National Park site and easy trip for any traveler.
We're talking about the Columbia Gorge Waterfall Area in this episode.  Either a great summer hiking road trip or an easy day trip from Portland, this area is gorgeous and great to visit with kids. We finish this episode with some recommendations in Hood River, #Oregon.  #travel #roadtrip
Washington DC is beautiful in the spring with more than 3000 cherry trees in bloom, the National Cherry Blossom Festival, and more happening.Have you been to Washington DC for the Cherry Blossom Festival or any of the other spring events? We dig into the famous blossoms of the Tidal Basin, other places to see cherry blossoms around Washington DC, and some surprising events open to the public.
The Santa Maria Valley is one of our favorite destinations, both for outdoor recreation AND for experiencing wine country. We chat with two SMV wine makers, Norman Beko and Wes Hagen, about what makes the area so ideal for wine, as well as traveling to LA's wine country during COVID restrictions. Norman Beko of Cottonwood Canyon Winery explains the foot up the Santa Maria Valley has over other wine regions when it comes to growing and producing wines, particularly Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Wes Hagen gives the rundown on managing wine tasting culture and creating remote wine experiences while much of California is still not fully open. But the Santa Maria Valley is OPEN and READY for wine country tourism with lots of safety precautions and creative problem solving!

Travel Tips Episodes

Travel Tips are something we get asked about ALL THE TIME. Yes, we’ve learned a lot over the years and what lessons we can easily share, we do. Everybody travels differently though, so as you listen to our podcast episodes that focus on travel tips, take them with a grain of salt. You are not us and we are not you. Always do what’s right for you and your family!

Best Friend Travel Experiences Podcast Episode
Dealing with Travel Anxiety Podcast Episode
Making Big Life Decisions to Pursue Joy Podcast Episode (1)
Affording Travel is more than working full time, but starts with saving and budgeting. Actionable tips to save and plan travel, making it a part of your everyday life.
Podcast - Rewards and Miles for Travel

Family and LGBTQ Topic Episodes

At the forefront of our lives is that our family is different, whether that’s because we’re an LGBTQ family or because we’re on the road so often. Because of these differences, we look at life from a unique point of view and are happy to talk about it. We’ve made some big life choices through the years and learned a lot. And that’s why we share!

Buying a vacation rental can be complicated. We bought, fixed up, and ran a profitable short term rental in less than a month. Here's how we did it and tips for running a successful vacation rental in Florida (or anywhere).
Deciding to move across the country is a huge life change. This is how we reached the decision, how we executed the move, and what we learned from a cross-country relocation.
Podcast - Starting 2TravelDads LGBT Family Travel Blog
We went all in and did the full Korean Spa experience. We talk about our favorite spa experiences we've had in our travels and what we expect... and then what the Korean Spa was really like. Hint: it was shocking and there were some amazing aspects.
Not for fun-travel, but because we had to, we did a pandemic road trip across the USA. These are our experiences and observations across the country during COVID19.

Stay tuned for new episodes each week! We’ve got more exciting destinations, road trip ideas and travel tips coming your way!

If you’d like to visit our podcast host page, feel free! There are lots of options to subscribe to the 2TravelDads Podcast.