Key West Lighthouse

Key West Lighthouse

featuring The Rippingtons' "Weekend In Monaco"
Key West Lighthouse

Built in 1847, the Key West Lighthouse is one of the oldest in the country. In order to reduce the threat of hurricanes, which had destroyed the previous lighthouse at Key West, this tower was placed a half-mile inland. As … Continue reading


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Saint Jean de Cole, France

featuring Gregg Karukas' "Para Los Niños"
Saint Jean de Cole, France

Surrounded by lush hills and filled with historic architecture, the village of St. Jean de Cole is widely appreciated as one of the most beautiful in France. While the village holds many quaint restaurants, hotels, shops, schools, and offices, its … 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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The Burying Point (Salem, Massachusetts)

featuring David Lanz's "Cristofori's Dream"
The Burying Point (Salem, Massachusetts)

Salem, Massachusetts is infamous for its history of witch trials and executions, which took place during 1692 and 1693. The Salem area is now a popular (though sometimes macabre) historical attraction. The witch trials, however, are only a small part … Continue reading


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Cathédrale Saint-André de Bordeaux

featuring John Tesh's "Eleanor Rigby"
Cathédrale Saint-André de Bordeaux

Cathédrale Saint-André de Bordeaux is one example of the stunning gothic cathedrals found throughout France. This cathedral dates back to at least 1096 AD, but much of its striking architecture was added over the next 400 years. The cathedral’s twin … Continue reading


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Niagara Falls (American Falls)

featuring Eric Marienthal's "Sunstone"
Niagara Falls (American Falls)

The United States-Canada border is the longest national border in the world, but the most dramatic spot on it must be the famous Niagara Falls. A set of three waterfalls– the Horseshoe, American, and Bridal Veil Falls– the Niagara Falls … Continue reading


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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

featuring Ronny Jordan's "The Morning After"
Oklahoma City National Memorial

The Great Plains might not be known for large cities, but Oklahoma City is an exception. The 31st largest city in the country, Oklahoma City stands out in the center of the United States, equidistant from New York and Los … Continue reading


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St. Louis, Missouri Gardens

featuring Earl Klugh's "Open Road"
St. Louis, Missouri gardens

Dozens of parks are hidden in the cityscape of St. Louis, Missouri. The most famous might be the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, the home of the Gateway Arch that also includes acres of landscaped grounds and two large ponds. However, … Continue reading


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Juneau, Alaska (Gastineau Channel)

featuring Chuck Loeb's "The Music Outside"
Juneau, Alaska Cruise Ships

Juneau, Alaska, might lack the density and skyscrapers of most state capitals, but it’s big in another way: the consolidated city-borough of Juneau covers more than 2700 square miles of land area. Much of this area is desolate: Juneau is … 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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