Tuolumne Meadow, Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park (Lake & Meadow)

featuring Chris Botti's "The Way Home"
Tuolumne Meadow, Yosemite National Park

California’s Yosemite National Park is known internationally for its amazing geology, ecology, and scenery. Since 1890, it has been a destination for rock climbing, hiking, skiing, biking, rafting, and just about any outdoor activity imaginable. This scene features just as … Continue reading


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Pia Glacier, Tierra del Fuego

featuring Boney James' "Hypnotic"
Pia Glacier, Tierra del Fuego

The Patagonia region of South America (between southern Chile and Argentina) is known for its breathtaking natural scenery, but the alien landscape around the the Pia Glacier might be some of its best. As this river of ice carves its … Continue reading


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Gstaad, Switzerland

featuring Doc Powell's "Together We Can"
Gstaad, Switzerland

One look at the Swiss town of Gstaad leaves no question why the area is known for its many ski resorts. Though the town itself is small and only lightly populated, the surrounding mountains provide plenty of dramatic views, dozens … 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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Hurricane Ridge, Olympic National Park

featuring Chuck Loeb's "Presence"
Hurricane Ridge, Washington

The most accessible mountain area in Olympic National Park, Hurricane Ridge offers spectacular views of the park and numerous hiking opportunities. Miles of forested land, rugged mountains, wildlife, and wildflower meadows greet park visitors year-round. Named “Hurricane Ridge” for its … Continue reading


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Beagle Channel, Tierra del Fuego

featuring Brian Hughes' "Soul Fruit"
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One of three passages past South America between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the Beagle Channel is surrounded on both sides by remarkable scenery. It was here that Charles Darwin first saw glaciers while accompanying the channel’s namesake, the HMS … Continue reading


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Karukinka Natural Park, Chile

featuring Brian Tarquin's "Santa Fe"
Karukinka Natural Park, Chile

On the Chilean part of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago lies the Karukinka Natural Park, offering more than 700,000 acres of untouched wilderness. The park’s private ownership and relative inaccessibility, along with proactive conservation efforts, have kept this area a … Continue reading


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Rocky Mountain Winter

featuring Jim Brickman's "Quiet Time"
Colorado Rockies Winter

Snow is usually found at the peaks of the Rocky Mountains, but only in winter does the entire landscape get a brilliant white coat. This eScapes video takes you to the Colorado Springs area to take in a perfect winter … Continue reading


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Columbia River Gorge Moonrise

featuring John Tesh's "Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight"
Columbia River Moonrise

To mark today’s Lunar New Year, eScapes brings you a peaceful “moonrise” over the tranquil Columbia River. The actual moonrise on a Lunar New Year isn’t quite as dramatic– the Lunar New Year always falls on the new moon. The … Continue reading


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Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

featuring Chris Standring's "C.S. in the Sunrise"
Columbia River Gorge

The Columbia River Gorge along the Washington/Oregon border is home to many great natural sights. Even away from well-known landmarks like Multnomah Falls and Mt. Adams, the general beauty of the region is engaging and a wonder on its own. … Continue reading


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