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Dave Mulligan and his family travel to Thailand for this edition of Great Getaways

Discover Vancouver  Coast & Mountains, Winter Olympic campaign

Discover Vancouver  Coast & Mountains 125 days getaway, 2011

Vancouver Coast & Mountains Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Tourism Quick Getaways, 2012


The Mulligan family visits sunny Central Oregon for the most action-packed episode yet! Travel with them on their "adventure-cation" as they mountain bike, stand-up paddle, go whitewater rafting, horseback riding, play golf and even pedal a bar-on-wheels through Bend, the heart of Central Oregon.  


Great Getaways has brought the Mulligan family to some incredible resorts in amazing destinations all over the world. This time, however, this episode is actually in a home! Schaffer's Mill is a gorgeous, new residential community on the outskirts of Truckee, California, just minutes from a natural treasure, Lake Tahoe.



On Great Getaways' first-ever road trip, the Mulligan family loads up the car and heads north to Southern Oregon. Of course, everybody knows about the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, but visiting only Ashland in Southern Oregon would be like going to France and only seeing Paris. There's an amazing variety of things to see and do in sunny Southern Oregon, and the Mulligan family brings you along on their fun-filled adventure!

Watch segments - or the whole 30-minute episode - of NBC Great Getaways, Ireland. Travel with the Mulligan family, starting in Dublin for the St. Patrick's Day Parade, as they circumnavigate the entire country. See Waterford crystal made by hand, the same way it has been for over two centuries. Kiss the Blarney stone to achieve the gift of eloquence, peer over the majestic, 700-foot cliffs of Moher, and learn from the Brewmaster himself how to pour - and drink - the perfect pint of Guinness. They say the Emerald Isle is magic; see for yourself and go where Ireland takes you!




In what is perhaps the most visually stunning episode yet, Dave and family visit two of your favorite Hawaiian islands, first spending an action-packed week on Maui, then another on the garden Isle of Kauai.




In the most action-packed episode yet, Dave and family visit the Mexican resort towns of Puerto Vallarta and Cancun. Travel experts at Pleasant Holidays have arranged accommodations at several luxurious,all-inclusive resorts as their home bases as they set off on their vacation adventures. Join them as they fly through the jungle canopy  on 1,000-foot ziplines, visit a colonial mining town unchanged since the 1800's, ride on playful dolphins, swim with massive whale sharks, and much, much more.


Tag along and visit the South Pacific island paradise of Fiji. One of the planet's most beautiful and unspoiled countries, Fiji is made up of 333 islands, only about a hundred of which are inhabited. See the stunning scenery and meet Fiji's people, said to be the world's friendliest.  Join us as we adventure through some very remote villages, fly above the land and dive in it's beautiful warm waters.  Visit some of the most desired resorts on the planet, all on Great Getaways, Fiji.


In celebration of the city’s 125th birthday in 2011, let us take you on a journey of what Vancouver (British Columbia, Canada) has to offer, whether you’re a local or visitor. Experiencing signature attractions and tours all around the quaint Canadian city on the Pacific. Visitors can bicycle the byways of Stanley Park, checkout the wonders of the Vancouver Aquarium, see the masterworks at the Vancouver Art Gallery, wander the sculpted landscapes of Sun Yat-Sen Garden, grab an air tram to Hell’s Gate, and cross an evergreen forest from 230 feet via suspension bridge over the Capilano River.  For detailed information on restaurants, hotels, festivals and more click on Tourism Vancouver

Whistler is Canada’s premier year-round leisure and meeting destination located in the Coast Mountains 120 kilometers (75 miles) north of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Consistently rated the top ski resort in North America for the past 12 years in a row, Whistler was the Host Mountain Resort of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The resort offers an extensive range of accommodations totaling 10,000 bedrooms among 24 hotels as well as town homes, condos, B&Bs and chalets. Whistler also boasts more than 100 restaurants and bars, 200 retail shops, 25 spas and countless activity options from world-renowned skiing and snowboarding, mountain biking and golf, to hiking, rock climbing, and water sports.  For more on this exciting destination click on Whistler



There's more happening on Oahu than any other island in the Pacific, and this episode includes you in the action. See Oahu from high above in a helicopter and from deep below in a submarine; also, swim with dolphins, go parasailing, attend the island's finest luau, ride a jet boat appropriately called "the Screamer," and a lot more. All this action, plus tour Waikiki's finest luxury resorts.



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