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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Shanghai, China (Riverfront at Day)

featuring Bob James' "The Magic Paintbrush"
Shanghai, China (Huangpu Riverfront)

Old and new come together along Shanghai’s Huangpu Riverfront. The Bund, a historic district with a limit on building heights, sits opposite the Pudong district, full of towering skyscrapers and commercial development. These skyscrapers are symbolic of Shanghai’s modern economic … Continue reading


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Detroit, Michigan (Skyline at Dusk)

featuring Marion Meadows' "Flirt"
Detroit Skyline at Dusk

Detroit, Michigan is known as the “Motor City” so it may be appropriate that the standout on its skyline is the Renaissance Center housing the headquarters of General Motors. In this relaxing view from across the Detroit River in Windsor, … Continue reading


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Madison, Wisconsin

featuring Joyce Cooling's "Grass Roots"
Madison, Wisconsin

This relaxing view of Madison, Wisconsin could easily be mistaken for a view across an inlet of Lake Michigan– except Madison lies in the middle of the state, removed from the Great Lakes. Still, Wisconsin’s capital has great lakes of … Continue reading


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St. Anthony Falls, Minneapolis

featuring Chris Standring's "As Luck Would Have It"
St. Anthony Falls Waterfront, Minneapolis

One of the only waterfalls on the Mississippi River, St. Anthony Falls offers more than a scenic outlook and relaxing ambience. The entire city of Minneapolis was built around the power of the falls, both literally and figuratively. Early entrepreneurs … Continue reading


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Lima, Peru (Costa Verde)

featuring Candy Dulfer's "Lily Was Here"
Lima, Peru (Costa Verde)

Lima, the capital and largest city of Peru, is situated in a unique physical environment. Despite its proximity to the Pacific Ocean, this South American city is located entirely in a desert, making it the world’s second-largest desert city (after … Continue reading


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San Diego, California

featuring Eric Marienthal's "Sunstone"
San Diego, California

San Diego, California has a close relationship to the Pacific Ocean it sits on. A popular destination for boating, surfing, and fishing, San Diego also houses the U.S. Navy’s largest base on the West Coast. This eScapes scene begins with … Continue reading


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St. Louis (Gateway Arch at Dusk)

featuring Grady Nichols' "End of the Night"
Gateway Arch, St. Louis

The Gateway Arch is instantly recognizable, as is the St. Louis skyline that bears it. This 630-foot monument, standing inside the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, celebrates the United States’ westward expansion and the role St. Louis played in it. Nearby, … 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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Columbus, Ohio

featuring Chris Botti's "Drive Time"
Columbus, Ohio

Columbus, the capital and largest city of Ohio, is one of the healthiest economic and cultural centers in the United States. A scenic cityscape, service-based economy, and wide assortment of cultural attractions makes the city one of the nation’s best … Continue reading


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