Buddy Valastro's taking a break from his bakeries and loading his wife and kids into an RV for some much-needed family time! On their way south, they make a pit stop in Delaware to eat some of the best seafood on the eastern seaboard. Upon arriving in South Carolina, they make salt water taffy the old-fashioned way at Wee-R-Sweetz in Myrtle Beach, then continue west to Charleston to feast on creamy shrimp and grits at The Glass Onion and frozen custard at Persimmon Cafe.
Buddy Valastro and his family hit the beautiful and charming city of Savannah with full force, stopping first in Tybee Island to chow down on an amazing crab platter. Next, they head to Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room for crunchy, juicy southern-fried chicken, then try to catch a ghost in Savannah's haunted historic district. Then, it's delicious catfish and pan-seared flounder at the Wyld Dock Bar before heading to Lulu's Chocolate Bar to make hand-crafted chocolaty treats!
Buddy Valastro and his family continue to look for excitement as they touch down in New Orleans, where they start with a brunch of French etouffee -- a hearty stew with crawfish and vegetables -- at Horn's. They tour the French Quarter, then stop to cool down with fluffy shaved ice at Hansen's Sno-Bliz. Later, they visit Red Gravy, where they make homemade ravioli, and finally, they complete their Big Easy trip at Cafe du Monde with warm, powdered beignets!
Buddy Valastro and his family head towards Memphis to visit Graceland, the home of the one and only Elvis Presley. As a tribute, they indulge in Elvis-inspired peanut butter milkshakes at the Trolley Stop Market. Next, their taste buds lead them to Marlowe's Ribs, where they feast on irresistible ribs in a tangy barbecue sauce, then chase down the Say Cheese Truck to enjoy the Elvis Italiano sandwich. The family finally gets some sweet satisfaction with "the king" cupcakes at Muddy's Bake Shop, then stops by the famous Peabody Hotel, known for its ducks.
Buddy Valastro and his family's vacation continues as they arrive in Huntsville, Ala., where they train like astronauts at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center. But that's not their only mission here -- they're also discovering local Alabama foods, like Big Bob Gibson's award-winning white barbecue sauce and Bigfoot's Little Donuts' warm mini-donuts with juicy fruit toppings. Then, on their final stop at Dallas Mill Deli, they indulge in a sweet and savory strawberry pretzel salad.
Buddy Valastro and his family's road trip continues as they reach the Louisiana Bayou. There, they tour swamps full of live alligators and make some extraordinary food stops, starting with fried shrimp and oyster po' boys at the Olde Tyme Grocery in Lafayette, La. Next, Buddy takes the cooking into his own hands and prepares boudin, a Louisiana-style spicy sausage filled with rice and vegetables. The search for eccentric local foods continues with a stop at Dark Roux for elevated southern classics, then to their last stop: Crawfish Town USA!
Buddy Valastro and his family's RV vacation continues as they head to sweet home Alabama! There, he and his wife, Lisa, battle it out making enormous, stuffed "ugly biscuits," then the competition gets more intense as they take on a 55-foot, six-lane racer slide at Waterville USA in Gulf Shores. After, the family indulges at The Original Oyster House, then heads to Cammie's Old Dutch Ice Cream Shoppe in Mobile, where they're served a dizzying variety of homemade flavors. Finally, the Valastros head down to Biloxi, Miss. for a spicy shrimp broil!
To wrap up their long RV vacation, Buddy Valastro and his family travel through Tennessee to take in the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains and stop by the Dollywood theme park! Then, they enjoy some Southern comfort eats like apple fritters at the Applewood Farmhouse in Sevierville and juicy burgers at Stock and Barrel in Knoxville. For their last stop, they hit Litton's Market for sweet desserts, which inspire Buddy to head back to the kitchen and put his own touch on their popular Tennessee orange cake.