DAD Show #207 – Epic Canadian Road-Trip with Bob Chavez

DAD Show #207 - Bob Chavez talks to host Aaron Rittmaster about his family's EPIC Canadian Road-Trip
Bob Chavez is back on the DAD Show, this time with the whole crew in tow for an EPIC Spring Break road trip from St. Louis to Toronto, Canada. The Chavez clan stops along the way in Detroit, catches an NBA basketball game (along with a player’s autograph on a pair of shoes too big even for Bob), visits the Stanley Cup, allows a stranger to borrow some of the children at a museum, and discovers the wonders of poutine and waterfalls.

The DAD Show is sponsored by Kingdom Strollers, Orlando’s Premium Stroller and Crib Rental source.

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DAD Show #206 – A Trip to the Dark Side with Adam Dale

DAD Show #206 - A Trip to the Dark Side with Adam Dale
Host Aaron Rittmaster talks with Adam Dale about his family’s Spring Break vacation to Universal Orlando Resort. We discuss their resort choice (Loews Portofino Bay Resort), favorite attractions (Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts, among others), great character interactions (with Marvel characters, a dinosaur, even the Grinch), and fun dining (I think the Dales may have eaten at every restaurant in CityWalk during their five-night vacation).

The DAD Show is sponsored by Kingdom Strollers, Orlando’s Premium Stroller and Crib Rental source.

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Portofino Bay Resort at Universal Orlando
Portofino Bay Resort at Universal Orlando

Amusement Parks Around the U.S. – Episode 466

Amusement Parks Around the U.S. - Episode 466
Host: Aaron Rittmaster
Panel: Kevin Bentley, Don Donfris, Philip Holt

This week, while a few remaining DISDads Club Convention dads continue entertaining us with Live Streams and Periscopes from Walt Disney World, the podcast panel talks about other amusement parks around the United States. What about those local and regional amusement destinations – those that are more than a carnival but not quite a theme park?

Which are your favorite non-Disney, non-Universal theme parks in the U.S.? What do you like most about them? Leave a comment here on the blog; Email us at podcast@disdads.com; tweet us at DisDadsPodcast on Twitter; and check out our DISDads Podcast Facebook page.

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Our outro music is “Whiskey on the Mississippi” by Kevin MacLeod
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

DAD Show #191 – Holiday Time at Disneyland with David Platt

DAD Show #191 - Holiday Time at Disneyland with David Platt
David Platt is back to take us along on his annual family trip to Disneyland. This year, they pushed the trip back a few weeks so they could enjoy Disneyland all decked out for Christmas. David also sprang a surprise pre-Disneyland day at Universal Studios Hollywood on his Harry Potter-obsessed daughter for their first look at the West Coast version of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. David borrowed a page from fellow DISDad Alan Fuller’s playbook, and splurged on the VIP Tour to make sure they got to enjoy it all.

The DAD Show is sponsored by Kingdom Strollers, Orlando’s Premium Stroller and Crib Rental source.

Would the Universal Studios Hollywood VIP Tour be worth it for your family? Do you schedule your trips around events at the theme parks, or do other factors drive your decision? Have a trip you’d like to share with us? Tell us about it! Email us at podcast@DisDads.com; tweet us at DisDadsPodcast on Twitter; and check out our DISDads Podcast Facebook page.

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DAD Show #185 – CancĂșn Fall Break with the Day Family

DAD Show 185 - Cancun Fall Break with the Day Family
Corey Day returns to the DAD Show this week, to talk about his family’s Fall Break vacation in Cancun, Mexico. For a “no plans, we just need to relax” vacation, the Day Family kept plenty busy. Hear about eco-tourism, cave swimming, boogie boarding, exploring ruins, swimming with sharks, and more, as Corey’s family takes their first international vacation.

The DAD Show is sponsored by Kingdom Strollers, Orlando’s Premium Stroller and Crib Rental source.

Have you traveled to Mexico with younger children? What was your experience? Have a trip report you’d like to share with us? We’d love to hear about it! Email us at podcast@DisDads.com; tweet us at DisDadsPodcast on Twitter; and join in the online discussion of the podcasts on our DISDads Discussion Boards; and check out our DISDads Podcast Facebook page.

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Thank you to everyone who submitted their responses to the DISDads Podcast Listener Survey. We’ll be announcing the winner of the drawing for a pair of DISDads coffee mugs during this coming Sunday’s LIVE podcast, at 8:00 p.m. Central Time over at DisTalk Radio.

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DAD Show #179 – 3 Weeks in Southern California with 4 Days (Part 1)

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Corey Day is back on the DAD Show this week to begin the tale of the West Coast end of his family’s bi-coastal medical/Disney adventure. (We talked about the East Coast end back in December). The Day family’s three Weeks in Southern California included more action and attractions than we could squeeze into one show. So we’ll pick back up with their trip again next week.

The DAD Show is sponsored by Kingdom Strollers, Orlando’s Premium Stroller and Crib Rental source.

Have a trip report you’d like to share? We’d love to hear about it! Email us at podcast@DisDads.com; tweet us at DisDadsPodcast on Twitter; and join in the online discussion of the podcasts on our DISDads Discussion Boards; and check out our DISDads Podcast Facebook page.

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