Queensway Bridge, Long Beach, California

Long Beach, California (Rainbow Harbor)

featuring Peter White's "Who's That Lady"
Queensway Bridge, Long Beach, California

Long Beach, California, just south of Los Angeles, is named for the five miles of beaches that run along its coast. Very much a marine city, Long Beach is the second-busiest seaport in the United States, a popular cruise ship … Continue reading


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Inspiration Point

featuring Jeff Lorber's "Watching the Sun Set"
Inspiration Point (Newport Beach, CA)

Inspiration Point, in Newport Beach, California, is a small city park known for its scenic outlook over the Pacific Ocean and the city’s nearby beach and headlands. This eScapes video provides an amazing view of Newport Beach as seen from … Continue reading


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San Francisco (Golden Gate Bridge)

featuring Nestor Torres' "Treasures of the Heart"
Golden Gate Bridge

San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge is instantly recognizable and a symbol of the entire city. Almost as famous (and seen in the foreground of this video) is the frequent ocean fog that blankets the city and the bridge. San Francisco … Continue reading


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Lake Tahoe

featuring Acoustic Alchemy's "Catalina Kiss"
Lake Tahoe

Sitting on the border of California and Nevada, the two-million-year-old Lake Tahoe has been recognized for its beauty since before the country’s westward expansion. Early pioneers, like the Indians at the site before them, were impressed by the calming lake … Continue reading


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Port of Los Angeles

featuring Andy Snitzer's "Love Song"
Port of Los Angeles

The port of Los Angeles began as a small port used by Spanish traders. Over the centuries, it has developed into what is now the largest shipping port in the United States. This eScapes video features an APL shipping vessel … Continue reading


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Milwaukee, Wisconsin

featuring Walter Beasley's "I Feel You"
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee has been a Great Lakes port since 1835, and its port has been important through the city’s long history as an industrial powerhouse. Over the past decade, Milwaukee has created a more postindustrial economy, but the Port of Milwaukee … Continue reading


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Seattle at Night

featuring Jazzmasters' "Chime"
Seattle at Night

This beautiful night view of Seattle might only be outdone by the view from the top of the famous Space Needle, prominent in the skyline. Built for the 1962 World’s Fair, the Space Needle was designed to have a futuristic … Continue reading


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Old Point Loma Lighthouse

featuring Walter Beasley's "The Call"
Old Point Loma Light

Point Loma Lighthouse, first lit in 1855, was built at the top of a 422-foot hill overlooking San Diego Bay. The height of the light was supposed to make it a clearly visible signal, but it was actually too high. … Continue reading


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Cleveland, Ohio

featuring Herbie Russ' "Harlem Nocturne"
Cleveland's William G. Mather Maritime Museum

Cleveland, Ohio has made great strides in reinventing itself. Historically an industrial city known for its steel industry, Cleveland now boasts a vibrant cultural scene, service industries, and tourist attractions. Cleveland’s North Coast Harbor on Lake Erie unites the new … Continue reading


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Crater Lake National Park

featuring David Benoit's "Never Can Say Goodbye"
Crater Lake, Oregon

Oregon’s Crater Lake National Park is spectacular in every sense. The deepest lake in the United States, Crater Lake’s grandeur is enhanced by steep cliffs, hundreds of feet high, surrounding it on all sides. The still, blue water of the … Continue reading


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