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 ...
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.
Highlights from the first thirty episodes, featuring: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Hawai'i, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Washington.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.