Footage documenting Bailey's travels to the Canary Islands circa 1971. Shows the seaside landscape and cliffs of Lanzarote. Bailey boards a plane leaving Lanzarote and films and view from the window, including shots of Mount Teide.
Home movie footage of a voyage from Cincinnati to New Orleans that Bailey took aboard the steamboat Delta Queen in early 1968. An article about her experience, "Last Call for the Delta Queen River Cruise," was published in the New York Times in May 1968. The film primarily shows the scenery as the boat cruises down the river and members of the crew working on the ship (including the captain manning the bridge). Features the Delta Queen's calliope as passengers gather to listen. Bailey herself takes a turn at the instrument. On shore, the film documents stops at historic antebellum homes, including McRaven and Oak Alley Plantation. The footage is not edited in chronological order.
Opens with a shot of Nelle and Lynn ; footage of Ft. Lauderdale beach with a pier ; small boats in a harbor taken from the water ; views of palm trees and waterfront homes as the camera sails by.
Cut to the Bixler's home in Indianapolis during wintertime ; scenes of snow covered streets ; Nelle shoveling the walk while Lynn plays.
Cut to Nelle with Lynn, holding a dog, posing for the camera along a riverbank and walking through the woods at Clifty Falls State Park (Madison, IN) ; Lynn and friend on a jungle gym ; views of Washington Boulevard (their street) with spring flowers blooming.
Nelle and Donald and a younger man riding in the back of a boat with a confederate flag ; people at a busy swimming pool and a girl (probably Lynn) receiving a swimming lesson ; the Bixlers attending a large picnic ; more scenes in the yard ; children getting on a schoolbus.
Opens with a group of kids flying a toy airplane in a field ; Bixlers and guests (another couple and a boy) at the Indianapolis 500 ; Bixlers and friends at a backyard party, people riding horseback and atop a car ; footage taken from inside an airplane and "hi-lites" of Thomaston, AL trip.
Inside the Bixler home, a birthday celebration for an older woman (possibly one of Lynn's grandmothers) ; Lynn and friend in a swimming pool near the beach ; Bixlers and another couple visit the Sarasota Jungle Gardens ; more beach scenes and relaxing at a hotel. Briefly shows a Ringling Brothers circus in the process of being torn down.
The Bixler family visits Kentucky Lake. Shows footage of a bridge (possibly Eggner's Ferry) ; Donald and Lynn swimming ; scenes taken while out on a boat, including a large ship carrying lumber and a rock quarry. A confederate flag can be seen flying at the end of the boat. Several shots of Nelle and Lynn inside the boat and Nelle cooking. Brief footage of Pickwick Landing Dam. Film ends with scenes along Highway 68, including The Hitching Post store in Aurora, KY.
Title card: "The Bixler's go to Florida, Hollywood-Miami, February 1956". Images of postcards advertising flights to Florida.
Lynn and Nelle at Storyland, a kiddie park with a fairy tale and nursery rhyme theme ; shows Lynn at a petting zoo interacting with various animals, including a monkey who steals her hat ; monkeys on leashes and in costume perform at a tourist attraction. The Bixlers visit Africa USA ; footage of a Jeep safari (some blurry) and river cruise with many shots of zoo animals and lush foliage. Next is the Parrot Jungle and a crocodile show. Brief footage of homes along the water in Fort Lauderdale. The film ends with Lynn playing in the ocean, her "first experience with the Atlantic Ocean".