Detroit, Michigan (Sunset from Belle Isle)

Detroit, Michigan (Sunset from Belle Isle)

Detroit, Michigan skyline at sunset

The skyline of Detroit, Michigan is dominated by the distinctive Renaissance Center. Best known as the world headquarters of General Motors, the seven-skyscraper complex includes the Detroit Marriott, the tallest all-hotel tower outside of Asia and the tallest building in the state of Michigan. Across the Detroit River lies Windsor, Ontario. The Ambassador …

Mendocino Cliffs, California

Mendocino Cliffs, California

Mendocino, California cliffs

Despite its population of less than one thousand people, Mendocino, California has made a name for itself as a destination for relaxation and culture. The community’s Pacific Ocean coast features the Mendocino headlands– steep cliffs and rocky landforms protruding from the sea. Beautiful views like these have supported local bed-and-breakfasts for decades and have inspired …

Heceta Head Lighthouse

Heceta Head Lighthouse

Heceta Head Lighthouse, Oregon

Visible for up to 21 miles, the Heceta Head Light is the brightest light on the Oregon coast– not bad for a lighthouse that has been using the same fresnel lens for 117 years. The Heceta Head Lighthouse and its keepers quarters were built in 1892 and are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. …

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

For Independence Day, eScapes brings you a look at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of the Second Continental Congress that approved the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. Philadelphia is a city that has historically guided the United States towards progress. Outside of politics, the city has been a leader in industry, commerce, and, notably, tolerance. …

Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park needs no introduction to naturalists and anyone who appreciates breathtaking scenery. Established as a national park in 1890, Yosemite Valley is a spectacular showcase of geology and ecology. The unique terrain of Yosemite National Park is the result of millions of years of uplifting granite combined with the immense stress of massive …

Shanghai, China (Huangpu River)

Shanghai, China (Huangpu River)

Boat down Huanpu River, Shanghai, China

This brilliant look at the Huangpu Riverfront in Shanghai, China demonstrates why the city has become the premier economic and cultural center in mainland China. Here, two sides of Shanghai come together. The Bund– a mile-long riverfront filled with mostly historical buildings and traditional architecture– sits opposite the Pudong District, Shanghai’s modern commercial district. The Pudong …

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

There are few landscapes as dramatic as the American West, and few drives as stunning as Utah’s Scenic Byway 12. Passing through many of Utah’s natural wonders, the United States Government has designated Route 12 an “All-American Road” for its beautiful scenery and for being a “destination unto itself.” The Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument covers …

eScapes Prepares for The Cable Show

THE ESCAPES NETWORK PREPARES TO UNVEIL TO THE CABLE WORLD “TELEVISION YOU NEVER WANT TO TURN OFF” New Hybrid Radio/Television Network Exhibiting At The Cable Show 2011 MONROE, MICHIGAN, June 9, 2011 – Final preparations are underway at The eScapes Network headquarters in downtown Monroe for next week’s annual Cable Show in Chicago June 13– 16. “We’re …