Take off on a thrilling flight across America. This epic series offers rare glimpses of our nation's most treasured landmarks, all seen from breathtaking heights. From busy cityscapes to quiet landscapes, we capture the history and the pageantry of our amazing country, which is as diverse as the people who occupy it. (Source: Smithsonian Channel)
Presidents and pilots. Athletes and authors. Engineers and entertainers. America has seen over two centuries of trailblazers, pioneering men and women who have altered our culture, our landscapes, and our lives. Take a coast-to-coast tour over the locales where these leaders made history. From Mount Vernon to Silicon Valley, from Lambeau Field to Walden Pond and landmarks in between, we celebrate the places and the people who blazed a trail and took our nation in a new direction.
What is it that makes America's southern states "the South"? Is it the legacy of eclectic music, from hip-hop to blues to country? Is it the rich history that survived notorious pirates, epic battles, and human rights movements? Or is it the stunning Gulf Shores, cotton fields, and towering rocky peaks? Whatever it is, it's easy to understand why Southerners feel such a deep connection to their land. Join us on this soaring tour over a region rich with history, culture, and a rare American lure that can only be found in the South.