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Most people only fantasize about living on an island, but we'll prove that an Island Life is possible for anyone. Tropical dreamers will be shown island properties that fit into any budget, from ultra-affordable to totally outrageous. We'll follow everyday families is search of their own slice of paradise, and prove that fantasy can be reality.
Season 1, Episode 14

A young Coast Guard family chooses to move from Hawaii to Kodiak Island, Alaska.

David, a Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer, and his wife Ashley, a stay-at-home mom of a 5- and 2- year old, have lived in Hawaii since they married in 2007. Now, the Coast Guard is transferring them from Hawaii to David's first choice assignment: Kodiak Island, Alaska.

Sunday
Feb 15
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 11

Newlyweds move from Tacoma, Washington to live on the water in the San Juan Islands.

Josh Goffin and Stephanie Clabaugh are two peas in a pod. They refer to themselves as water babies, having been born and raised within a 5-minute drive of the Puget Sound. They could never live anywhere far away from water.

Sunday
Feb 15
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 1

Escape from Snomageddon to Key West heaven.

Matt and Tom are an adventurous young couple hailing from Chicago, Illinois.

Sunday
Apr 19
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 10

A family leaves the Midwest for Key West.

Stephen and Beth lead a hectic lifestyle in Cincinnati, Ohio. Stephen is CFO of a company and Beth is a busy stay-at-home mom raising their 14 year-old daughter, Maya. They live in a sub-division where every house looks the same, 600 miles from the sea, surrounded by fast food chains, and have to drive four miles if they want to buy a pint of milk. Beth first visited Key West when she was growing up and immediately fell in love with it. She went back a few years ago with her husband who also quickly felt at home on the island. Now, with Stephen able to work remotely, they're ready to make their favorite vacation destination their permanent home…they just need to find the perfect house.

Thursday
Jul 9
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 8

A couple fulfill a lifelong dream and move from busy Boston to Martha's Vineyard

Rob and Suzanne live right outside Boston and lead very busy lives. Being busy professionals with demanding jobs doesn't leave much time for relaxation. They've been going to Martha's Vineyard for over ten years and each year they have fallen in love with the island more and more. Now, they've decided to make the island their permanent home and are hunting for a house with historic charm where they can leave the stress of their former lives behind.

Sunday
Aug 30
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 13

A family longing to raise their children with four seasons moves from Hawaii to Kodiak Island.

Nesward and his wife Jackie lived in Alaska years ago for his job as a rescue swimmer with the Coast Guard. Now, three daughters later, the family has been living in Nesward's native Hawaii with his parents. Life is good, but they never stopped missing Alaska.

Tuesday
Sep 29
1pm | 12c
Season 2, Episode 7

A Family Searches for a New Home on Whidbey Island, Off the Coast of Washington State

After receiving some exciting job offers, Oscar, Elena, and their 8-month-old son Mateo have decided to relocate from traffic-ridden Edmonds, WA to the outdoor wonderland of Whidbey Island, WA. With Western Realty agent Jeanette Peele, Oscar and Elena will look at several different homes and explore the island. Unsure which will work best for their family, they must decide between a waterfront view, a spacious town home, and a backyard filled with fancy fruit trees.

Sunday
Nov 8
6pm | 5c
Season 4, Episode 3

Couple Moves From Atlanta to be Closer to Family in South Carolina

Chiffon and Mervin have grown tired of the hectic city life in Atlanta and are looking to be closer to family in South Carolina. They began looking at areas near Charleston and discovered John and Daniel Islands. Since they both work remotely for non-profits, they can take their work with them to their dream island home. With help from Marion Steed from Steed Creek Realty, Mervin and Chiffon hope to find a home soon that will make them feel like they are on a permanent vacation.

Sunday
Feb 21
10pm | 9c
Season 3, Episode 4

Kentucky Family Moves to Marco Island, Florida

Both Kevin and Amanda are teachers from Kentucky who spent their summer vacations researching the perfect place to move. Now, Kevin, Amanda, and their daughter are ready to make that move–to the warm waters of Marco Island, Florida. With the help of Scott Needles from the Needles Group, this young family is ready to turn their dream of owning an island home into a reality.

Monday
Apr 25
1am | 12c
Season 3, Episode 12

Family Moves From Mount Airy to Topsail Beach, North Carolina

AJ and Janet have a mutual love for the beach and are finally ready to leave the mountains of North Carolina for the relaxing waters of Topsail Island. Their two boys, Bryce and Justin, love to be outside but Janet's debilitating allergies have prevented her from taking part in any outdoor family activities. Janet is looking forward to practicing yoga on the beach and AJ wants to enjoy more outdoor activities with the whole family. Real estate agent Dean Phillips from Landmark Realty helps AJ and Janet search for their perfect home right on the water.

Monday
May 16
1am | 12c
Season 3, Episode 7

Couple Moves From Phoenix to Fidalgo Island, Washington

Molly and Elliot have a baby on the way and want to escape the desert heat of Phoenix, AZ for the more temperate weather of Fidalgo Island, WA. They look forward to raising their child in the vibrant and close-knit community of Anacortes. With the help of CB Bain's agent Kelli Lang, Molly and Elliot hope to find a home with amazing views of the surrounding San Juan Islands.

Monday
May 23
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 4, Episode 6

Family of Four Leaves Nashville for Island Living on St. Simons

Justin, Sarah and their two sons have outgrown their current space in Nashville and are looking for a change of pace. Since Justin grew up on St. Simons Island and Sarah is from a small town in New Jersey, they're looking to get back to a similar community to raise their family. Since they've always talked about starting a business together, Justin and Sarah decided to open their very own bagel shop on the island. Amanda Duffey from Chapman Hall Realtors hopes to find Justin and Sarah a place quickly so the family of four can enjoy taking the boys to the beach, riding bikes along the marsh, and being a part of the island community.

Monday
Jun 6
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 4, Episode 11

Engaged Couple Moves from Mainland to Mustang Island

Tyler and Julie vacationed together on Mustang Island. Sparks flew and shortly afterwards they became a couple. They loved the island so much they even got engaged there. Now that they're busy planning their wedding, they want to be able to call the island home too. They're hoping that Ashleigh Robertson from Port Aransas Realty can help find them a home with enough bedrooms so their friends and Julie's family can come visit and enjoy all that Mustang Island has to offer.

Sunday
Jun 26
10pm | 9c
Season 5, Episode 2

Charleston to Edisto Island, SC

Michele and Billy have decided to leave behind the hustle and bustle of Charleston, South Carolina for the quiet beaches of nearby Edisto Island. Edisto is the perfect location, as it is in between both of their beverage distribution territories. They are both looking for a gem of a home with gorgeous views where they can lead a simpler lifestyle and find more time to golf.

Sunday
Oct 30
9pm | 8c
Season 5, Episode 5

From Austin to Port Aransas, Texas

Newlyweds Laurie and Chad and their dog Duck are ready to leave the big city of Austin behind and start the next chapter of their lives in Port Aransas, Texas. Chad cherishes the trips he used to make to Port Aransas every summer with his family, and he even proposed to Laurie on the beach there. They're ready to make this special place their permanent home and hope to find the perfect condo with a boat dock and enough bedrooms for visiting friends and family.

Sunday
Oct 30
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 5, Episode 2

Charleston to Edisto Island, SC

Michele and Billy have decided to leave behind the hustle and bustle of Charleston, South Carolina for the quiet beaches of nearby Edisto Island. Edisto is the perfect location, as it is in between both of their beverage distribution territories. They are both looking for a gem of a home with gorgeous views where they can lead a simpler lifestyle and find more time to golf.

Monday
Oct 31
12am | 11c
Season 5, Episode 5

From Austin to Port Aransas, Texas

Newlyweds Laurie and Chad and their dog Duck are ready to leave the big city of Austin behind and start the next chapter of their lives in Port Aransas, Texas. Chad cherishes the trips he used to make to Port Aransas every summer with his family, and he even proposed to Laurie on the beach there. They're ready to make this special place their permanent home and hope to find the perfect condo with a boat dock and enough bedrooms for visiting friends and family.

Monday
Oct 31
12:30am | 11:30c

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