Chester, England

Chester, England

featuring Chris Standring's "Bossa Blue"
Chester, England

Founded as a Roman fort in the first century, Chester, England now blends its historic atmosphere with modern attractions and luxuries. Nicknamed “the walled city” for the two miles of stone walls around it, Chester has made a conscious effort … Continue reading


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Dallas, Texas

featuring Alexander Zonjic's "Top Down"
Dallas, Texas

Founded in 1841, Dallas, Texas has a tradition of entrepreneurs and big business. The first western settler, John Neely Bryan, chose the Dallas area as a spot for a trading post, selling to American Indians and other settlers. Later, farming, … Continue reading


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Lee A. Tregurtha on Detroit River

featuring Chris Standring's "Regarding Tetchwick"
Lee A. Tregurtha

In addition to their loads, many Great Lakes freighters carry with them a small part of history, but few have as much history behind them as the ship now known as the Lee A. Tregurtha. Originally planned as the oil … Continue reading


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Skagway, Alaska

featuring Peter White's "Baby Steps"
Skagway, Alaska

Nicknamed the “Gateway to the Klondike,” Skagway, Alaska, was a gold rush boomtown at the end of the 19th century, after gold was found in the Yukon Territory. Situated at the head of a convenient path to the region, the … Continue reading


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Miami, Florida

featuring Marc Antoine's "Palm Strings"
Miami, Florida

A tropical metropolis set beside the Atlantic Ocean, Miami is a destination for anyone looking for sunshine, entertainment, and culture. A quickly growing city with one of the most impressive skylines in the United States, Miami’s location has been instrumental … Continue reading


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Marblehead Lighthouse

featuring Kirk Whalum's "My Father's Hope"
Marblehead Lighthouse

Ohio’s Marblehead Lighthouse on Lake Erie is the oldest and one of the most popular lighthouses on the Great Lakes. This lighthouse has been in continuous operation since 1822, and, like many, has undergone several transformations in its history. Visitors … Continue reading


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Copper Harbor, Michigan

featuring Brian Hughes' "There She Goes"
Copper Harbor, Michigan

Situated at the northernmost tip of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Copper Harbor is a destination for anyone seeking great scenery and outdoor recreation, year-round. Settled as a successful copper mining town in the mid-1800s, Copper Harbor is home to the oldest … Continue reading


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Zanzibar Sunrise

featuring Acoustic Alchemy's "Passionelle"
Zanzibar Sunrise

Zanzibar, a semi-autonomous archipelago just off the mainland of Tanzania, is known for its relaxed lifestyle, fabulous beaches and reefs, unique animals, and it’s largest export, fine spices. This tranquil scene brings you a sunrise from a quintessential Zanzibar beach. … Continue reading


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The Toledo Zoo Aviary

featuring Joe McBride's "Midnight in Madrid"
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Founded in 1900, when its only exhibit was a single woodchuck, Ohio’s Toledo Zoo has come a long way to become a nationally recognized institution. Now home to over 9,000 animals from over 800 species, the Toledo Zoo not only … Continue reading


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