Mom Paris and her twin daughters, Dallas and Phoenix, are making the move from landlocked Lakeland, Florida, to the remote island of Little Gasparilla. Paris manages rental properties on Little Gasparilla, and her two-hour commute to the island is starting to take its toll. She wants to take her girls away from the urban, strip mall feel of Lakeland to live a calmer and more tranquil life on Little Gasparilla Island where they don't even have cars.
Paige, Adam and their two children are looking to make the move from Tacoma to Vashon Island, Washington. They're drawn to Vashon because of its quirky and eccentric reputation. It's also away from the city in a pure, seemingly untouched setting. The family hopes to find their perfect island home -- even if they have to build it themselves.
Noah, Kjersten and their two boys are looking to make the move from Othello to Fidalgo Island, Washington. Noah fondly remembers vacationing on Fidalgo when he was growing up and wants his two young boys to have the same positive experiences he had. The growing family hopes to find their island dream house with an amazing view.
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 moveto the warm waters of Marco Island, Florida. This young family is ready to turn their dream of owning an island home into a reality.
Marc and Mirian are hoping to make the move from cold and snowy New England to warm and tropical Marco Island, Florida, before their daughter Alessia starts school. The only problem is that they need to sell their home back in New Hampshire first. The couple starts searching for their dream home on Marco Island while waiting for an offer back home.
Rob and Victoria want to escape the loud city life of Seattle to find a house together on the beautiful island of Vashon, Washington. Since there are no bridges connecting the island to the mainland and they both still work in Seattle, they'll be commuting by ferry. Rob and Victoria hope to find a home with some character where they can escape on this remote island.
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. Molly and Elliot hope to find a home with amazing views of the surrounding San Juan Islands.
Kelly and Russ are going to be empty nesters soon when their boys head off to college, so it's the perfect time for them to make their dream of moving to Coronado Island, California, a reality. The family is tired of the heat and the hustle and bustle of Scottsdale, Arizona, and wants to take advantage of the miles of beaches and laid-back lifestyle that Coronado offers. Kelly and Russ hope to find a beach-style home close to the water, so they can enjoy everything about living the island life.
Jim and Kelly live in Arizona and have been vacationing on Coronado Island with their son, Sean, for years. They never thought they could move there until Sean asked them what was holding them back from pursuing their dream. With their son growing up quickly, they wanted to give him an opportunity to be on the island without ever having to leave. Jim and Kelly look for a home with a water view so they can take advantage of the gorgeous Coronado scenery.
David and Amie met online and a year and a half later, they've decided to start their lives together on Florida's Barrier Island. They're looking for a location that lends itself to relaxing evenings and weekends and they feel that the Barrier Island has the small, sea-town feel they desire. David and Amie hope to find a home on a canal so they can achieve their dream of buying a boat and heading out on the open water.
Chris and Emily are looking for their first home together as a couple and have decided it's the perfect time to leave behind the craziness of Washington, DC, for the more relaxed atmosphere on Barrier Island, Florida. They're looking forward to taking advantage of living closer to the water and spending more time outdoors. Chris and Emily hope to find a home that's close to the water with an outdoor oasis where they can feel like they're on vacation every day.
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.
Jason and Lauren both grew up near the water and are ready for their two children, Lilly and Jase, to experience the same outdoor lifestyle they had when they were young. With flexible jobs and a longing for life near the water, the couple decided it was time to make one of their favorite vacation spots, Topsail Island, home. Jason and Lauren search for a home near the beach where they can turn their vacation into a permanent way of life.
Newly married Michael and Kelly are looking to make the move from Boston to Martha's Vineyard. Kelly always had a deep connection with the island and Michael fell in love with the place when the two first started dating. They're looking forward to leaving behind their hectic lives in Boston for the peace and relaxation that comes with being on this unique isle. With the help of Rose Courcier of Sandpiper Realty, Inc., Michael and Kelly hope to find a home with special character where they can begin this new chapter of their lives together.
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