Be a Smarter Traveler

The Travel and Entertainment Guys have a very busy show for you Sunday. In the Travel News, New York City is cracking down on illegal hotels and Mark has the scoop.

Special Guests

Kelly Brothers of KCRA-TV and KFBK, stops by to tell us about an exciting new trip to Chicago to see the Cubs at Wrigley Field and the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame in their home opener in South Bend. Kelly has all the details.

Ed PerkinsOur guests include Consumer Reporter Ed Perkins, who will make you a Smarter Cruise Traveler with his information on the “all you can drink” packages on board ship. Are they ever a good deal? What deals can be found on board a cruise ship?  Ed wrote a great article on the subject over at

Local News

Highway 50 to Lake Tahoe is closed for repairs on the rock wall over Echo Summit. We’ll have a live update on the progress of the project. You can also learn more at and by visiting their facebook page at


Want to enjoy the arts, concerts, sporting events and the like, but not pay full price for your tickets? You’ll want to listen to the segment about Goldstar, the discount on line ticket service that offers tickets to events right here in Sacramento and around the region.

Finally, our entertainment segment is highlighted by guests from the annual Sacramento Jazz Festival and Jubilee, who are bringing free tickets to Sacramento’s biggest event. Be sure to tune in for your chance to win!

Odds ‘n Ends

Top 10 U.S. Destinations (TripAdvisor users): Online travel site TripAdvisor® has announced the winners of its 2011 Travelers’ Choice® Destinations awards. In its third year of the awards, TripAdvisor site users have established the following as their favorite U.S. Destinations:

2011 Travelers’ Choice U.S. Destinations

  1. New York City, New York
  2. Honolulu, Hawaii
  3. San Francisco, California
  4. Las Vegas, Nevada
  5. Lahaina, Hawaii
  6. Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
  7. New Orleans, Louisiana
  8. San Diego, California
  9. Sedona, Arizona
  10. Seattle, Washington

For the complete 2011 Travelers’ Choice Destinations lists, sponsored by Audi, go to Travelers’ Choice Destinations awards honor top travel spots worldwide based on millions of opinions from TripAdvisor travelers. Award winners were determined based on a combination of travelers’ favorite places and overall destination popularity.

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