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My name is Gary Zidek. Welcome to The Arts Section. Tune into the radio program every Sunday morning on WDCB 90.9 & 90.7 FM or listen to it online here. I'll be showcasing a variety of arts & entertainment, as well as.highlighting some creative ideas.

WTTW's Geoffrey Baer Explores Chicago's Favorite Family Road Trips

WTTW's Geoffrey Baer Explores Chicago's Favorite Family Road Trips

WDCB’s Gary Zidek catches up with TV host Geoffrey Baer to talk about WTTW’s new special CHICAGO ON VACATION.

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“I just felt like, the iconic road trip destinations around the Midwest, where people from Chicago go year-after-year, they feel as much connection to those places in their hearts as they do to their own hometowns” - Geoffrey Baer talking about Chicago area residents strong ties to their favorite Midwest vacation destinations.

WTTW’s Geoffrey Baer

WTTW’s Geoffrey Baer

If you live in the Chicago-area, chances are you’ve been probably learned something about Chicago or its surrounding suburbs from Geoffrey Baer. The Emmy Award-winning host and producer has been exploring Chicago and illuminating forgotten stories on WTTW for 25 years. But for his latest project, Baer hit the road and left the familiar confines of the Chicago metro area to explore the time honored tradition of family road trips.

WTTW’s Geoffrey Baer checking out some cherry pies in Traverse City

WTTW’s Geoffrey Baer checking out some cherry pies in Traverse City

CHICAGO ON VACATION WITH GEOFFREY BAER premieres on Tuesday March 5. The 90-minute special showcases some of the most popular Chicago-area tourist destinations including Door County, the Indiana Dunes, Holland Michigan and many more.

WTTW’s Geoffrey Baer with a Rhinelander Hodag in Wisconsin’s Northwoods

WTTW’s Geoffrey Baer with a Rhinelander Hodag in Wisconsin’s Northwoods

Check out the trailer for the upcoming special.

WTTW has also created a companion website to further explore some the destinations Baer visits. Go to WTTW.com/vacation

WTTW’s Geoffrey Baer & WDCB’s Gary Zidek

WTTW’s Geoffrey Baer & WDCB’s Gary Zidek

CHICAGO ON VACATION WITH GEOFFREY BAER will premiere on Tuesday March 5 at 7:30 pm cst on WTTW.

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