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Get ready to ride the rails through some of North America's most breathtaking scenery, courtesy of this six-part series. Travel from Anchorage to Seward and Fairbanks in the two-part "The Alaska Railroad"; go from Canada's Jasper National Park to the British Columbia coast in "The Canadian Rockies"; let "The Adirondack" take you from ... more
Explore the natural wonder of America's parks--all from the comfort of your RV or tent--with this guide to outdoor fun and activities at 13 destinations in California (Anza-Borrego Desert, Death Valley, Joshua Tree), Hawaii (Hawaii Volcanoes, Laupahoehoe Beach, Punalu'u Beach, Spencer Beach, Waipi'o Valley) and Utah (Arches, Bryce Canyon, ... more
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of America's beloved Disney parks, Disneyworld and Disneyland, in this exciting six-disc program. From the thrilling Rock 'n' Roller Coaster to the incredible Animal Kingdom, you'll explore all of the magical attractions that the wonderful world of Disney has to offer. 5 1/2 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: ... more
Since Teddy Roosevelt established the first national monument in 1906, nearly 100 more have been created and preserved as important pieces of America's history. From the Great Plains to the historic South, this enlightening series explores the most spectacular of these treasures, including Civil War battlegrounds, a slave trade route, ... more
From San Simeon to Monterey, this stretch of the California coast boasts some of the most beautiful scenery in America. Sunsets and storms reflect the wonder of Big Sur in this look at its incredible cliffs and crashing waves. 58 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.
Yosemite National Park(1994)
California's Yosemite National Park is one of nature's most incredible landscapes, and this look at its beauty will floor anyone who witnesses these explorations of the park's various bodies of water. Views from the land, air and water wonderfully detail the rivers and waterfalls during all four seasons in this sublime portrait. 59 ... more
The Wonders Of Yosemite(1999)
This luxurious travelogue pays tribute to the vivid natural glories of Yosemite. In addition to segments on this popular California destination's delicate wildflowers and Giant Sequoias, the program features up-close views of black bears, deer, and other creatures surviving resourcefully throughout the beautifully changing seasons. ... more
No living thing on Earth is as large as the Giant Sequoias, and in this spectacular travelogue, you'll get to see the majestic trees up close in an exploration of Mariposa Grove, located in California's Yosemite National Park. In the program, you'll learn about the park's most famous trees and discover how the amazing organisms manage ... more
Shaped by adventurers and tycoons, the state of California contains a series of majestic landscapes that have evolved and endured over the course of four centuries. In this delightful travelogue, you'll explore the most picturesque regions of the American state and see why it has retained its extravagant allure. 48 min. Standard; Soundtrack: ... more
Take a trip to the left coast in two entertaining travelogue programs. Enjoy glimpses of the national parks, mountain ranges, and canyons of California, as well as tours of the vibrant cities of Los Angeles and San Francisco. Included are visits to the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf, and many other popular tourist stops. 54 min. ... more
National Geographic takes you on a fantastic journey through the parts of Yosemite most people will never get to see. Enjoy the wondrous waterfalls, the varied plant life, the thousands of animal species--including bears, bobcats, bats, and more--and the majesty of the world's largest living trees, the mighty Giant Sequoias.
They're regions whose names are known around the world as being synonymous with fine wines, and this oenophile's dream of a travel program will let you explore the wineries and other wonders of California's Napa Valley and Sonoma County. Hosted by Simon Kane. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.
A Taste Of California(2007)
For lovers of great food, amazing wine and breathtaking scenery, the Golden State offers countless tourist destinations. Whether you are an epicure or a novice foodie, you'll be ready to book a flight to California after you check out this six-disc set of 18 programs that profile the state's various cultural and culinary getaways--from ... more
Filmed in HD, this fully interactive travelogue will introduce you to the considerable wonders that California's Catalina Island has to offer. As you see beautiful imagery of the popular tourist destination, you'll learn about must-see spots and lesser-known locations that will make your vacation experience unforgettable. 120 min. Widescreen; ... more
Rudy Maxa says "aloha" to armchair travelers everywhere as he takes viewers on a spellbinding tour of selected Hawaiian islands. First, take in the majestic waterfalls at Maui and circle an active volcano on Big Island, followed by stops at Waikiki Beach and Kauai for some enlightening history and tropical fun. 83 min. Soundtrack: ... more
Aloha, ladies and gents! While "Touring Hawaii," we're going to take a look at beautiful locales like Waikiki Beach, Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, the North Shore, and more. Look out! It's a volcano! Just kidding, it's not active. Next, it's America's last frontier, and "Touring Alaska" will deliver high adventure to your living room as you ... more
Hawaii is a land of many sights and sounds, a beautiful paradise filled with something for everyone. In this IMAX production, you'll visit some of the most amazing parts of the 50th state, from fiery volcanoes to a kayak expedition along the Molokai coast, from Maui's 10,000-foot-high Haleakala Crater to the highest sea cliffs in the ... more
Three spectacular programs form the basis of this two-disc set, which offers a breathtaking history and audio visual account of America's 50th state. First, more than just a travel video, "Hawaiian Paradise" is a comprehensive look at the people, environment and history of the Aloha State. Visit all six major islands, visit with Hawaii's ... more
If your little ones are in tow as you make your way to the Hawaiian island of Oahu, this travelogue with the Roberts family will prove indispensable to making the most of your vacation. The program features stops at family-oriented destinations such as Waikiki Aquarium and Sea Life Park, Bishop Museum, the North Shore, and more, including ... more
If tips on traveling with children are on your pre-vacation itinerary, you'll treasure the advice you get from the Roberts family as they enjoy a getaway to the islands of Maui and Moloka'i. The clan attends a sunset luau, visits the Maui Ocean Center, goes snorkeling, and enjoys many other memorable adventures in this sunny travelogue. ... more
You're guaranteed the vacation of a lifetime by simply following the leads offered by the Roberts clan in this travelogue designed for families traveling with children. In a program devoted to the best destinations found in Kaua'i, you'll travel the Wailua River, visit the Children's Discovery Museum, attend a seaside luau, and much ... more
The only thing more fun than a vacation with the Roberts family is seeing the same sights yourself! So take their advice in this entertaining travelogue and don't miss out on the City of Refuge, Volcanoes National Park, Parker Ranch, Hilo's farmer's market, and other fun places you and your kids will remember forever. 42 min. Standard; ... more
As popular a destination as the Hawaiian Islands are, there is much that has remained unseen--until now! This National Geographic program explores a marine sanctuary on the Northwestern Islands, a mammoth monument teeming with spectacular natural wonders, including coral reefs, rare species, and more aquatic amazements to behold. 50 ... more
Eager to enjoy the comforts of a tropical paradise...but just can't get away? Bring paradise home with this stunning travelogue program, which whisks you away to Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island. Choose from among soundtracks of narration, music, natural sounds, and an immersive 5.1 surround sound track, all of which complement the beautiful ... more
Host Rudy Maxa escorts you, his traveling companion, on a richly rewarding tour of San Francisco, with stops at renowned bakeries and coffee shops. Then, it's on to a bustling downtown in Seattle, and across the border to Vancouver and Victoria in British Columbia, Canada. 100 min. Soundtrack: English.
Go far beyond the typical tourist destinations found in Everglades National Park with this stunning National Geographic program. You'll get up close to the wildly diverse plants, birds, fish, and cacti thriving in 1.5 million acres of Florida's subtropical wilderness. 50 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English; photo gallery.
Enjoy the view as 15 million acres of spectacular desert and mountain grounds are presented in this gorgeous program showing off the National Forests of Utah. Accompanied by music from Rachmaninov, Gounod, and other renowned masters of music, the entrancing montage reveals the splendors of a natural paradise with 48 species of trees ... more
Explore the many natural wonders of Florida with this relaxing, picturesque program. Along with sumptuously photographed images of the state's landscapes and seascapes, the magnificent journey includes glimpses of Florida's bountiful assortment of plant and animal life--including exotic flowers, the Florida Panther, pink flamingoes, ... more
Check out the Big Apple in a whole new way with this video tour that, along with such traditional sights as the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center, focuses on the city's rich array of art museums: the Metropolitan Museum of Art, MoMA, the Frick Collection, and others. 60 min.
There's more to the legendary waterfalls than honeymooning couples, barrel-riding daredevils, and vaudeville routines. This documentary looks at the geological history of Niagara Falls, showing how the river has carved its way into the earth for over 12,000 years, and offers breathtaking footage of the rapids and falls shot in HDTV ... more
Start spreadin' the news--the Roberts family is headed for the Big Apple! Take a trip to New York City and enjoy some of the best child-friendly attractions the "city that never sleeps" has to offer. Includes visits to the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty, as well as a ride in a horse-drawn carriage, lunch from a hot ... more
Visions Of New York City(2009)
Get a new perspective on the Big Apple in this jaw-dropping PBS special that gives you an aerial tour of the city that never sleeps. Filmed by helicopter-mounted high-definition cameras, the program includes a tour of such unforgettable New York City landmarks as the Statue of Liberty, Central Park, the Empire State Building, Little ... more
Take an unforgettable train ride across America's last great frontier with video tour that shows you all the natural splendor of the Alaska Railroad, as you travel from "Anchorage to Fairbanks" and from "Anchorage to Seward." 108 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English; photos; web links; scene access.
The climate might be cool, but you won't get a chilly reception when you take this unforgettable journey to Alaska and Canada. The fun starts when you kayak along Alaska's Inside Passage, and continues with a road trip down the Alaska Highway and some quality time among Churchill, Manitoba's polar bears. 50 min. Standard; Soundtrack: ... more
Experience the land of incredible sights in this Oscar-nominated documentary narrated by Charlton Heston. From tremendous glaciers to the awesome Aurora Borealis, from stampedes of caribou to beautiful polar bear, this IMAX production is sure to astonish you. 40 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English DTS 5.1, Dolby Digital ... more
National Parks Of Alaska(1997)
The arctic beauty of Alaska is magnificently detailed in this look at the snow-strewn land from Mt. McKinley in Denali Park to Kenai Fjords National Park. Also included in this program are looks at the wide array of wildlife, along with examinations of Katmai and Glacier Bay. 54 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo. ... more
Alaska's Inside Passage(2005)
This tantalizing travel video ushers the viewer along a 1,000-mile marine "highway" known as the Inside Passage, with stops along the way to celebrate the 49th state's history, traditions, and abundant wildlife. See authentic totem poles carved in the city of Ketchikan; enjoy a glimpse back in time to the pioneer era during a visit ... more
Eight episodes--including "Denali National Park and Preserve," "The Kenai Peninsula," "Bear Country," "Mobile Alaska," and "Dogs, Sleds, and Snowmobiles"--are presented in a two-disc set. 5 1/2 hrs. total. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.
In the shadow of majestic Mt. McKinley, the unspoiled wildlands of Alaska's Denali National Park are waiting to be explored by you...thanks to this National Geographic program that takes you past the tourist hotspots to show you wildlife, ice-covered peaks, and much more. 50 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; ... more
This impressive trip through the Grand Canyon takes you to places you've never been before, like on a raft sweeping through dangerous rapids or flying in an ultralight craft a mile over the canyon's floor. This IMAX production offers thrills, spills and spectacular scenery. Kieth Merrill directs; Bill Conti composed the score. 50 min. ... more
From a ride down the Colorado River via raft to a plane trip over the monstrous canyon, this journey through Grand Canyon National Park provides an awe-inspiring examination of all the monuments and waterfalls within this great place during each of the four seasons. 59 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.
Experience one of the world's greatest wonders with this unique program celebrating the majesty and beauty of the Grand Canyon. Featuring spellbinding time-lapse photography that takes you through an entire year in the life of the canyon, as well as rare footage from acclaimed artist Bruce Aiken, insightful narration, and gorgeous ... more
Travel to Sedona, Arizona, and discover the beautiful town and the neighboring area, as well as its early Native American inhabitants, in this IMAX production, originally presented in the Super-Vue format. Travel by hot air balloon, train, horseback and more to explore the natural beauty and history. 34 min. Standard; Soundtracks: ... more
Anthropologist Wade Davis, his daughter, and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. travel along the spectacular path of the Colorado River as it winds through the Grand Canyon in this stunning IMAX documentary, appreciating the beautiful natural vistas even as the film explores evidence that a drought may be placing the waterway's very existence in ... more
Join the team at National Geographic as they take an incredible voyage through the entire 277-mile length of the Grand Canyon. Visible from outer space, the canyon represents one of the nation's most popular tourist attractions and remains both miraculous and mysterious to scientists. This documentary provides a fresh exploration of ... more
Take a tour of some of the West's most fascinating vacation destinations with this three-part video travelogue. You'll visit historic missions, museums and art galleries in the New Mexico town of Taos; ski down the slopes of Aspen and Snowmass, home to some of Colorado's most luxurious resorts; and witness a Tahoe holiday filled by ... more
This gorgeous look at the natural wonder of America's oldest national park presents fantastic sights, from incredible landscapes and half-frozen rivers to snow-capped mountains and two-ton bears. Produced by IMAX; directed by Kieth Merrill; music by Bill Conti. 32 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, German, Mandarin; ... more
From Old Faithful to the other geysers, hot springs, waterfalls, lakes, lightning storms and wildlife, this tour of Wyoming's Yellowstone National Park provides countless moments of beautiful scenery. The elk, bison, and moose that inhabit the park, as well as the Grand Teton mountain range, lend further splendor to one of America's ... more
America's first national park is shown in all its glory in this mesmerizing travelogue. The program includes exhilarating footage of Mammoth Hot Springs, the Grand Prismatic Spring, the Yellowstone River, Old Faithful, and more, in addition to spectacular glimpses of wildlife such as the bison, elk, swan, wolf, sheep, and others. 65 ... more
Reaching into three states and covering over 2 million acres, Yellowstone National Park--the first such preserved wilderness area in the world--offers an array of attractions, from scenic locales and wildlife to spectacular geysers such as Old Faithful. Learn about Yellowstone's history and tour the park in this program. 135 min. Standard; ... more
Take a rare glimpse deep inside Yellowstone National Park with this informative National Geographic documentary that travels beyond the areas frequented by tourists. Satellite photography and CGI animation combine to explore a few of the 300 recently discovered waterfalls, the effect the return of wolves has had on the ecosystem, the ... more
Glacier National Park(1994)
This tour of Montana's Glacier National Park near the Canadian border boasts a plethora of grandiose glaciers, lustrous lakes, and superlative streams that will never cease to amaze those who gaze at its glory. Travel to the peak of Sun Mountain on the Going-to-the-Sun highway for the ultimate look at the contiguous U.S.'s northernmost ... more
Glacier National Park(2010)
Glacier National Park is one of the most popular and most visited U.S. parks. However, over the years the magnificent site has begun to deteriorate. This eye-opening documentary examines the alarming changes the glaciers are going through as they melt away, the effect this alteration has on the region's once flourishing forests, miraculous ... more
Whether you're planning a trip or just indulging in a scenic vacation from the comfort of your home, you'll treasure these travelogue programs showcasing these magnificent lodges from the Rockies to the Alaskan wilderness. Visit Old Faithful Inn, the Grand Canyon Lodge, the Ahwahnee Hotel, and more, in the "Grand Lodges/Canyon Lodges" ... more
Enjoy guided tours through the country's most spectacular national parks with this six-disc set of entertaining travelogues. Take in the majestic landscape of "Yosemite" in California while enjoying stops at other national parks and learning about preservation; saddle up for visits to "Yellowstone" and visit Grand Teton National Park; ... more
America's National Parks(2001)
Travel to all 55 U.S. national parks without ever leaving the house, thanks to this magnificent two-disc program. From the pine-topped coastlines of Maine's Acadia to the mountainous majesty of Alaska's Denali, you'll see the country's scenic splendor: Everglades, Grand Canyon, Hawaii Volcanoes, Mammoth Cave, Shenandoah, Yellowstone, ... more
Astonishing footage of America's National Parks is featured in this awe-inspiring film from award-winning David Fortney. Bryce, Zion, Yellowstone, Glacier and other parks are showcased along with their incredible wildlife, flowers and more. 50 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; photo gallery; more.
America The Beautiful(2006)
If you want to enjoy the spectacular landscapes of America's greatest national parks but are wary of all the expense and time involved in traveling all over the country, here's your chance to fly first-class right from the comfort of home! This five-disc set of programs includes glimpses of the most scenic treats to be found in the ... more
What survives in Death Valley? A great deal, as it turns out--and that abundant life in one of the world's hottest single locations is explored in detail during this National Geographic program. You'll get to see some of the more than 1,000 species of plants thriving in the (in)famous park, as well as unique animals that call nowhere ... more
Experience the wonders of America's National Parks with this stunning visual travelogue. Includes footage of Yellowstone, Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Big Sur, Glacier, Grand Teton, Bryce, Zion, Arches, and more. 50 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.
Tour America's most stunning national parks in this fascinating six-disc program. From the magnificent waterfalls of Yosemite to Old Faithful at Yellowstone, you'll explore the natural riches of these spectacular sites: Yosemite National Park, Grand Canyon National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, and Glacier ... more
Experience the magnificence of the American wilderness with this three-disc set of programs showcasing all 58 of America's National Parks. From the lush greenery of forests to the arid grandeur of the desert, to the tranquility of the seashore, these high-definition productions by filmmaker Dennis Burkhart capture the natural wonders ... more
Six-disc set includes "The Black Hills and the Badlands: Gateway to the West," "The Everglades: A Subtropical Paradise," "The Grand Canyon: A Wonder of the Natural World," "The Great Smoky Mountains: Crown Jewel of the Appalachians," "Yellowstone: The World's First National Park," and "Yosemite: The High Sierras."
Ten-disc set in the "National Parks Collection" from National Geographic includes "Secret Yellowstone," "Secret Yosemite," "Extreme Alaska: Denali National Park," "Everglades," "Grand Canyon," "Death Valley," "Hidden Hawaii," "Canyonlands," and "Glacier National Park," plus a disc containing the programs "Appalachian Trail" and "Pacific ... more
Experience the myth, drama and magic of Zion Canyon in Utah with this beautiful IMAX production. You'll discover the canyon with Mormon pioneers and early explorers, find hidden treasures, hang from a 2,000-foot-high cliff and enjoy an astonishing view of Zion National Park. 40 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, ... more
This National Geographic documentary focuses on the various wonders of the Canyonlands National Park in Utah. Featuring over 300,000 acres of desert wilderness, towering spires, and impressive canyons, the land is packed with majestic beauty. From a look at the geologic forces that created the Canyonlands to how the area was used by ... more
What's "flyover country"? Anywhere in America you want to travel, in this spectacular series from the Smithsonian Channel! Take to the skies and explore the unique character of the nation's landscapes, courtesy of this program's amazing aerial cinematography. This collection includes the episodes "Hawaii" (2009), "California" (2010), ... more
Through the use of time-lapse photography, this documentary reveals the absolute magnificence of America's National Parks. Blended with atmospheric music and the penetrating sounds of nature, the film takes a look at a host of beaches, deserts, canyons and glaciers all shown in exquisite detail. 40 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English ... more
Weird U.S., Vol. 1(2004)
Weird U.S., Vol. 2(2004)
This sprawling six-disc set rediscovers the wonders of America, taking you down less-traveled roads on epic journeys of discovery. Go on scenic drives "From Maine to Key West," "From Texas to Yellowstone," and "From Arizona to Alaska"; tag along on road trips to "California, Hawaii, Alaska, Montana, Idaho & Wyoming, Washington," to ... more
Enjoy a spectacular road trip backed by America's most magnificent scenery in this breathtaking travelogue. Start with a tour of the Eastern Seaboard, traveling from Maine to Key West; see the luxurious beauty of the country's "heartland," with a drive beginning at Iowa's Bridges of Madison County and reaching Yellowstone National Park ... more
Once you've experienced the Yosemite, Glacier, and Yellowstone Parks with the help of this stunning travelogue, you'll agree that the "Kingdom of the West" in the United States features some of the world's most amazing destinations. Then, a trip to the "Land of the Red Rocks" in the Southwest includes stops at Colorado's Mesa Verde, ... more
On The Waterways(2001)
A crew of filmmakers accompanied the crew of the Driftwood--a 60-foot yacht--along 25,000 miles of North American waterways to produce this compelling documentary series. As they complete their three-year expedition, a stunning filmic record is kept of their extraordinary adventures and the diverse selection of people they encounter ... more
Ever seen that huge duck on Long Island? Know where to find the world's largest catsup bottle? What does the National Fresh Water Fishing National Hall of Fame in Heyward, Wisconsin, look like? Get those answers, and see many more goofy, charming attractions, in this one-of-a-kind U.S. travelogue hosted by filmmaker Rick Sebak. 60 min. ... more
Could any single program sum up the appeal of traveling through the United States of America? Could two? These two travelogues open the eyes of the armchair tourist to splendid vistas found "from sea to shining sea," offering a profile of the unique American lifestyle and the natural and manmade wonders found within the nation's borders. ... more