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The Great Plains

Once written off as the Great American Desert, today, it is the breadbasket of the nation. AERIAL AMERICA: THE GREAT PLAINS explores this vast American region that covers over parts, of at least, ten U.S. states and ...
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Season 1

10 Jul. 2010
California
Mansions. Beaches. Mountains. Vineyards. Soak it all in from thousands of feet in the air.
 
17 Jul. 2010
Hawaii
Join us on a non-stop journey by air over our nation's most exotic and breathtaking state.
 
24 Jul. 2010
Virginia
John Denver described West Virginia as "almost heaven," and this sky-high view of the Mountain State will show you why.
 
31 Jul. 2010
Connecticut
Savor Connecticut's coastal blue waters and mountains ablaze with autumn colors, from a miraculous bird's-eye-view.
 
7 Aug. 2010
Tennessee
Enjoy scenic views of Tennessee, from battlefields where hundreds died to Beale Street where musical legends were born.
 
14 Aug. 2010
Vermont
You have to love a state that gave us Robert Frost's "The Road Less Traveled" and Ben & Jerry's Chunky Monkey!
 
21 Aug. 2010
Arkansas
Take flight over The Natural State, land of raging rivers, vast wilderness and legends of the Wild West.
 
28 Aug. 2010
Rhode Island
Hit the Rhode, from thousands of feet in the air, as we pay a big tribute to our smallest state.
 
10 Jul. 2011
Maine
Take a breathtaking ride over one of the most beautiful, unspoiled states on the Atlantic Coast.
 
17 Jul. 2011
Oregon
Soar over the dramatic Pacific coastline, the dense evergreen forests, and the Mars-like Desert Ridge of Oregon.
 
24 Jul. 2011
South Carolina
White-sand beaches, Blue Ridge Mountains and Charleston's Rainbow Row. Enjoy the many colors of South Carolina.
 
31 Jul. 2011
Massachusetts
Revere the sights and relive the history of the Bay State, from Martha's Vineyard to the Bambino's Curse.
 
7 Aug. 2011
Georgia
Take flight over Georgia's fields of cotton, undeveloped beaches, "Little Grand Canyon," and a massive swampland.
 
14 Aug. 2011
Washington
Before it gave the world Starbucks, Nirvana, and Microsoft, it gave America one of its largest natural disasters.
 
21 Aug. 2011
New Hampshire
Dazzling autumns, brilliant artists, stately mansions and rich history only scratch the surface of the Granite State.
 
27 Aug. 2011
Maryland & Delaware
Between the Atlantic Ocean and the great bays of the eastern seaboard lie two small states with amazing stories to tell.
 
4 Sep. 2011
North Carolina
Soar over North Carolina, a state defined by its barrier islands, high tech hubs and tobacco roads.
 
11 Sep. 2011
New York
New York State features the world's greatest city and still has room for 6 million acres of protected wilderness.
 
8 Jan. 2012
Louisiana
It's home to the Big Easy and the Big Muddy but it's Louisiana's big spirit that makes it one of our most prized states.
 
15 Jan. 2012
New Mexico
It's the birthplace of Smokey the Bear and the Atomic bomb and the final resting place for Georgia O'Keeffe and Billy the Kid.
 
22 Jan. 2012
Michigan
See where the auto industry, unions, the Peace Corps and the War of 1812 all began, in the "mitten" we call Michigan.
 
29 Jan. 2012
Nevada
From Sand Mountain to Sin City and beyond, witness the otherworldly sights and rich history of Nevada.
 
12 Feb. 2012
Colorado
Get ready for a Rocky Mountain adventure over the state that boasts some of the highest peaks, the tallest sand dunes and largest single-site brewery in America.
 
4 Mar. 2012
Mississippi
Soar over Mississippi where nature brings both riches and ruin and a musical movement sings the tunes of a complex past.
 
11 Mar. 2012
Pennsylvania
Explore The Keystone State's dramatic landscapes and landmarks, heroes and legends, all from an eagle's-eye view.
 
12 Oct. 2012
Florida
From the sugar-white beaches of Siesta Key, to the green wetlands of the Everglades, to vast Florida orange groves, discover the colorful sights and history of the Sunshine State.
 
21 Oct. 2012
Kansas
Kansas is full of surprising contrasts, rural and urban, peaceful and violent, old fashioned and futuristic. From Kansas City to Manhattan, Kansas, explore the Sunflower State.
 
4 Nov. 2012
Alabama
Soar through Sweet Home Alabama, from Mobile to Huntsville, cotton fields to open seas, and civil rights to football.
 
18 Nov. 2012
Oklahoma
Viewing Oklahoma from the sky reveals a state filled with tallgrass prairies and man-made wonders, but also a history steeped in tragedy and devastation.
 
2 Dec. 2012
Arizona
Take off on a thrilling flight across America, a journey that allows you to leave yourself, and your travel organizer, at home. Shot entirely in high definition, this series offers rare glimpses of some of our nation's most treasured landmarks, all seen from breathtaking heights. From busy cityscapes to quiet landscapes, from historical and cultural landmarks to untouched locations inaccessible by road, we offer the history and the pageantry of our amazing country, which is as diverse as the people occupy it.
 
14 Jul. 2013
Amazing Destinations
Highlights from the first thirty episodes, featuring: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Hawai'i, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Washington.
 
21 Jul. 2013
Montana
Uncover the secrets of Montana, home of lake monsters, skydiving firefighters, and the Fly Fishing Capital of the World.
 
28 Jul. 2013
Ohio
Soar over a state that celebrates its sports legends, Olympic heroes, rock icons, and aviation pioneers: Ohio.
 
4 Aug. 2013
Minnesota
Discover the state where the Mississippi River begins, Paul Bunyan was born, and Prince's Minneapolis Sound came alive.
 
11 Aug. 2013
Made in the USA
America's rich history of invention and innovation - often against the odds.
 
18 Aug. 2013
West Virginia
Singer John Denver wanted West Virginia's country roads to take him home. Viewers soar above those country roads to see the state's mountainous beauty, understand its Civil War history, and examine the controversy surrounding a type of mining in which entire mountaintops are removed.
 
25 Aug. 2013
Beyond Hollywood
A tour of places made famous by the movies, from superhero hangouts to mobster hideaways.
 
23 Feb. 2014
Texas
Texans have been bragging about their state since before it joined the union in 1845. AERIAL AMERICA takes to the skies to see what the fuss is all about, and finds the answers over the canyons, beaches, deserts, ranches, and cities of the Lone Star State.
 
2 Mar. 2014
Idaho
The Snake River Valley is Idaho's backbone - where billion dollar fields and plunging river canyons meet. But there's so much more to the state. Witness miraculous waterfalls. Explore the dark side of remote mining towns. Visit the star playground of Sun Valley. See Idaho like never before... from the air.
 
9 Mar. 2014
Kentucky
Soars over Kentucky, through rolling hills where bluegrass music was born, to the rugged mountains of the Hatfield & McCoy feud. From the spirited Bourbon Trail to the high-stakes Kentucky Derby, the Bluegrass State's best seen from above.
 
16 Mar. 2014
Utah
Utah is one of the most exciting states in the nation. AERIAL AMERICA cameras discover its jaw-dropping beauty and incredible stories - the emigrants, outlaws, and mavericks, who made Utah a legend.
 
23 Mar. 2014
The Dakotas
Takes to the air above North and South Dakota to explore two sibling states carved out of one vast territory. The camera soars over natural wonders, towns and monuments as the past, present and future of both states is revealed.
 
30 Mar. 2014
Wyoming
Takes to the skies to reveal one of America's most breathtaking states. Jagged peaks, green valleys, brown deserts and awe-inspiring canyons pass below as the tragic, triumphant, heartbreaking and inspiring story of Wyoming unfolds.
 
6 Apr. 2014
Nebraska
Nebraska! AERIAL AMERICA cameras discover an agricultural powerhouse - a state with a history of incredible stories and characters: pioneers, homesteaders, and business mavericks who helped forge America.
 
13 Apr. 2014
Small Towns
A cross-country tour over the States most fascinating small towns, from Medora, North Dakota, where Teddy Roosevelt once sought solace, to Carmel, California, where Dirty Harry became mayor.
 
6 Jul. 2014
Alaska's Fire and Ice
Fly high over forbidding Alaskan landscapes that have been forged with fire and are ruled by ice.
 
6 Jul. 2014
Alaska's Call of the Wild
See why Alaska is still the place where adventurers pit themselves against nature and dreamers seek their fortunes.
 
26 Apr. 2015
Washington D.C.
Aerial America takes flight over the nation's Capitol and explores the colorful story of Washington D.C.
 
3 May 2015
Wisconsin
Aerial America takes flight above Wisconsin for a healthy taste of the state's colorful contrasts and complex flavors - a heady mix of scenic beauty, rural life, gritty but lively cityscapes, and a rich history full of American firsts.
 
10 May 2015
New Jersey
AERIAL AMERICA soars across the rich land of New Jersey - a state that's often overlooked - but which boasts of vast green spaces, miles of sparkling Atlantic shoreline, marvels of modern engineering, and events that have won our Nation's freedom and forged its innovative spirit.
 
17 May 2015
Indiana
Aerial America soars over Indiana, exploring this state located in the heart of America's heartland.
 
24 May 2015
Iowa
AERIAL AMERICA takes off over Iowa to explore the 29th state's iconic farmland and discovers surprises hidden among its fields - from a town built on lead, to canyons of steel, to golden domes, to the place where the music died - to the spot where a field of dreams came true, in Iowa.
 
31 May 2015
Missouri
AERIAL AMERICA explores the beauty of Missouri, the 'Show Me' state. We race across the Big Muddy, soar down the Mississippi Flyway and fly above the Ozarks. From powerful historical moments to endless fertile fields... Missouri is a rich land to explore with human stories that touch the heart of the nation.
 
7 Jun. 2015
Illinois
The Smithsonian Channel's AERIAL AMERICA soars over Illinois. It is a state of wonder... encompassing great cities, productive prairies, awesome rivers, and a pantheon of the nation's presidents. Illinois has consistently been at the forefront of American history.
 
1 May 2016
Puerto Rico & The U.S. Virgin Islands
They are two different U.S. Territories but are bound together by the same sapphire blue sea. Aerial America travels to the waters of the Caribbean and explores the rich history and stunning natural beauty of both Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands - a collection of islands that will surprise airborne viewers at every turn.
 
8 May 2016
Natural Wonders
Soar across the United States and discover the fascinating geological story behind America's most breathtaking natural wonders. Find out why some took millions of years to form... and how others were created in the blink of an eye... by terrifying forces deep below... and even... crashing meteorites from outer space. From the bottom of the Grand Canyon... to the top of North America's highest peak... and across the stunning plains and valleys that lie in between, Aerial America: Natural Wonders takes viewers on a thrilling journey of discovery.
 
22 May 2016
The Great Plains
Once written off as the Great American Desert, today, it is the breadbasket of the nation. AERIAL AMERICA: THE GREAT PLAINS explores this vast American region that covers over parts, of at least, ten U.S. states and stretches from the corner of Texas right up to the Canadian border. Soar the open skies with the cameras of Aerial America and discover the mysteries, ancient geology, the characters and the creatures that make this region so unique.
 

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