AWhat if you had a travel TV show?
1. National parks and monuments. I'm sure it's been done but so many people are missing out of some of the most fabulous places in the world and they are affordable to most. 2. Lifestyles of expats around the world.
AIdeas For a Cheap Southern vacation from Toronto Christmas 2015?
I like Russel's ideas and would add Savannah and perhaps St Augustine. Another Christmas place is Asheville where the Biltmore Estate puts on quite a show.
ABeach vacation time! Where would you go?
From California have you tried Cannon Beach, OR? Your trip could continue north to beaches on the south coast of Washington. Drawbacks: could be cool. Pluses: probably won't need much sunscreen. But it is a beautiful area.