Exploring the Wild Atlantic Way - A Girls Getaway in Ireland
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With so much to do in Ireland, one episode just wouldn't be enough! In this special Girls Getaway episode, Colleen and her sister Catie head to the Wild Atlantic Way, where they meet up with some of their Irish cousins for a trip they'll never forget. During their time in Ireland, Colleen and Catie get competitive at clay shooting, learn how to harvest mussels in a stunning fjord, take a scenic bike ride around the city of Westport, listen and dance to traditional Irish music at Matt Molloy's pub, where they even get to meet Grammy-winning musician Matt Molloy himself, and go on a horseback riding adventure along the beautiful Tullan Strand in Donegal. Along the way, we'll also give you a glimpse into the incredible castles and unique accommodations of Ireland. We can all agree that moms need a break too, and we're here to show you how to have an amazing girls getaway on the Emerald Isle.

Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 603

About Family Travel with Colleen Kelly:

Family Travel with Colleen Kelly breaks new ground as the first ever television show dedicated to traveling with families of all ages.

Host and Family Travel Guide, Colleen Kelly explores must-see locations and attractions throughout the U.S.

and abroad, sharing expert travel tips and insights to create easier family vacations filled with once-in-a-lifetime memories: Why just go to an aquarium when your family can actually get in the water with the whales? How about getting the whole family in the chef's kitchen to make their own pizzas? Each episode of this new 13-part series will feature a new and exciting family destination.

From big cities like Chicago and Los Angeles, to cities like New Orleans and Baltimore, to American frontier classics like San Antonio and Cheyenne to family-friendly international destinations like Ireland and Montreal.

In each 30-minute episode, Colleen offers a personalized, "exclusive" behind-the-scenes tour covering local culture & history, kid-friendly attractions & activities and family-friendly places to stay - along with regional and local cuisine for parents! As a family travel expert and modern-day parent, Colleen isn't afraid to kick back, get a little messy and have fun! Colleen's TV credits include Emmy-Nominated Executive Producer, Co-Creator and Correspondent for NBC Chicago's successful 24/7 Secrets of the City series and featured travel expert for a top Chicago morning TV show.

Colleen is also a National Speaker for Travel & Adventure Show, the largest travel convention in the U.S., a Family Travel Ambassador and Featured Speaker for State of Illinois Office of Tourism, and a freelance travel journalist for the Chicago Tribune.

Family Travel with Colleen Kelly covers all the bases, showing parents and kids how to have easier, one-of-a-kind, memory-filled vacations for families of all ages.

This exciting new show is energetic, interesting, engaging and best of all, fun to watch!


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