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Exploring the World Series: North America

Exploring the World Series: North America

"Highly Recommended! This is a colossal series that viewers will want to watch again and again; it is filled with insight, and the appeal of each destination is clearly defined." -CITC Review
Filmed entirely on location, featuring world-famous attractions to lesser-known hideaways, various hosts and tour guides in this series provide you with an experienced insider's look at each destination, leaving you with a better understanding and deeper appreciation of the people you meet, the places you see, the histories you learn and the cultures you get absorbed in. Co-produced by Jake and Mieke DeBoer; updated by Chip Taylor. The series is divided into 6 geographic regions. The programs below on North America are available on 38 or 58 iDVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in a 38-Disc Set. The other geographic regions include: "Africa"; "Asia and the Middle East"; "Australia, French Polynesia, New Zealand"; "Europe"; "South and Central America." (Note: The entire series is available on 110 or 155 DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in a 110-Disc Set.) For pricing call in US: 800.876.2447/Intl. 603.434.9262 or e-mail


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Alaska 1: Coast Cruise

Alaska 1: Coast Cruise

Experience the luxury of a seven-day cruise and learn more about Alaska at the same time. This ship sails north from Vancouver and makes stops along the way to enjoy the richness of the land and sea. The first day on this floating hotel is spent getting our sea legs and taking in the beauty of the surroundings. There Click for more


Alaska 2: Grand Glacial Discovery

Alaska 2: Grand Glacial Discovery

One of the most exciting trips a person can ever take is to Alaska's Hidden Passage. Whatever activity one chooses to pursue, it is guaranteed to be an exciting and educational experience. In this program we discover why Alaska is considered one of the most beautiful natural places in the world. Our first visit takes Click for more


Alaska 3: Anchorage

Alaska 3: Anchorage

The Alaskan Gold Rush of 1882 brought prosperity to many brave adventurers and daring speculators. It also stimulated the development of several large cities, including Anchorage, which has grown from a small mining camp and railroad town into Alaska's largest commercial and transportation center. Located near Alaska's Click for more


Alaska 1, 2, 3 (3-Disc Set)

Alaska 1, 2, 3 (3-Disc Set)

A 3-Disc Set of Alaska 1: Coast Cruise; Alaska 2: Grand Glacial Discovery and Alaska 3: Anchorage is available.
Alaska 1: Coast Cruise
Experience the luxury of a seven-day cruise and learn more about Alaska at the same time. This ship sails north from Vancouver and makes stops along Click for more


The Bahamas

The Bahamas

The Bahamas, a group of nearly 700 islands situated off the southern coast of Florida, is famous for its paradise-like beauty; also "People to People" programs offers visitors the opportunity to experience a genuine and informal taste of Bahamian hospitality and culture. Nassau, the capital and the center of commerce Click for more


Bermuda

Bermuda

Bermuda is not just one island; it's a group of British islands, which is nestled in the warm Atlantic Ocean waters 580 miles east of the North Carolina coastline. Its capital is Hamilton, which in not a large city, being only six square miles; however, it carries on a merchant tradition, which began with sailing ships Click for more


Canada 1: Ottawa and an Intro to Toronto (cc)

Canada 1: Ottawa and an Intro to Toronto (cc)

Ottawa is Canada's capital city with a distinctive cultural center blending old and new architecture; much of which can be seen boating its Rideau Canal Waterway. Parliament Hill, visible throughout the downtown area, is one of Canada's most recognized landmarks and the seat of Canada's federal government; it too is Click for more


Canada 2: Vancouver, Calgary and Banff

Canada 2: Vancouver, Calgary and Banff

Vancouver is surrounded by water on threes sides, is Canada's busiest port, is stunningly beautiful, and is a center of arts and learning. No wonder people love this place. Here we explore one of the world's greatest urban parks, the 1,000-acre Stanley Park; also the Vancouver Aquarium, which introduces visitors to Click for more


Canada 3: Montreal and Quebec

Canada 3: Montreal and Quebec

Tour two of Canada's most historic and cosmopolitan cities: the island-city of Montreal, famous for its international appeal; then to Quebec to join in its annual Winter Carnival. First stop is Montreal, North America's largest bilingual city; where French and English both are spoken with ease. Food is an important Click for more


Canada 1, 2, 3 (3-Disc Set)

Canada 1, 2, 3 (3-Disc Set)

A 3-Disc Set of Canada 1: Ottawa and an Intro to Toronto; Canada 2: Vancouver, Calgary and Banff and Canada 3: Montreal and Quebec is available.
Canada 1: Ottawa and an Intro to Toronto (cc)
Ottawa is Canada's capital city with a distinctive cultural center blending old and new Click for more


Canada 4: Skiing in Eastern Canada

Canada 4: Skiing in Eastern Canada

Skiing enthusiasts will love the visits to three of Eastern Canada's most popular and most accessible ski resorts: the Domain of Killien Resort in Ontario; then Gray Rocks and Mont St. Anne resorts in Quebec. The Domain of Killien is located in the Haliburton Highlands and is a sophisticated hotel with superb food. Click for more


Canada 5: Skiing the Canadian Rockies

Canada 5: Skiing the Canadian Rockies

Here we visit the Banff Resort and Chateau Lake Louise in the Canadian Rockies; located on the Continental Divide in Alberta, this is Canada's largest single ski area. Not only are there slopes for all levels of skiers and snowboarders, but there are attractions for the non-skiers as well. Restaurants, museums, galleries, Click for more


Canada 4 & 5

Canada 4 & 5

A combined version of Canada 4: Skiing in Eastern Canada and Canada 5: Skiing the Canadian Rockies is available.
Canada 4: Skiing in Eastern Canada
Skiing enthusiasts will love the visits to three of Eastern Canada's most popular and most accessible ski resorts: the Domain of Killien Click for more


Canada 6: Niagara Falls and Deerhurst

Canada 6: Niagara Falls and Deerhurst

Honeymooners from around the world visit Niagara Falls. The American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and Horseshoe Falls on the Canadian side offer beautiful and romantic scenery for any tourist. Boat rides began in 1846, and even today a visit to Niagara Falls isn't complete without a ride on the Maid of the Mist Click for more


Canada 7: Toronto - An International City

Canada 7: Toronto - An International City

Toronto, the financial and transportation hub of the country, is also the largest and most culturally diverse city in Canada and has everything a vibrant, cosmopolitan city can offer. There is the harbor area for boating and sightseeing, and Ontario Place is a family-oriented park. You can browse the fresh produce Click for more


Canada 6 & 7

Canada 6 & 7

A combined version of Canada 6: Niagara Falls and Deerhurst and Canada 7: Toronto - An International City is available.
Canada 6: Niagara Falls and Deerhurst
Honeymooners from around the world visit Niagara Falls. The American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and Horseshoe Falls on the Canadian Click for more


Canada 8: Winter in Quebec and Mont Tremblant

Canada 8: Winter in Quebec and Mont Tremblant

Built in 1939 by Joe Ryan, an American millionaire from Philadelphia, the Mont Tremblant Resort Area is a scenic winter wonderland located north of Montreal in the scenic Laurentian Mountains of Quebec. Standing 2,130 feet high, Mont Tremblant is one of the highest skiable peaks in eastern North America and the largest Click for more


Canada 9: Summer in Quebec City

Canada 9: Summer in Quebec City

Alive with celebration for the festival D'Ete, the streets of Quebec City are filled in the summer with colorful clowns, comic street jugglers and talented artists. Men in traditional red and blue uniforms re-enact a famous 1769 battle on the Plains of Abraham. Everyone is involved in the festivities - the very young Click for more


Canada 8 & 9

Canada 8 & 9

A combined version of Canada 8: Winter In Quebec and Mt. Tremblant and Canada 9: Summer in Quebec City is available.
Canada 8: Winter In Quebec and Mt. Tremblant
Built in 1939 by Joe Ryan, an American millionaire from Philadelphia, the Mt. Tremblant Resort Area is a scenic winter Click for more


Canada 10: Christmas in Banff

Canada 10: Christmas in Banff

A Christmas that will never be forgotten begins with the Banff Springs Hotel rising majestically from its snowy surroundings and lifting the spirit of the season along with it. Inside this century-old "Castle of the Rockies" a chorus sings of Yuletide tradition along-side a crackling fireplace; while, outside, visitors Click for more


Canada 11: Victoria, BC

Canada 11: Victoria, BC

Located on the tip of Vancouver Island in the Canadian Province of British Columbia, Victoria is a modern city with architectural and historical ties to England. It boasts palatial structures and parliamentary buildings that rival its London counterparts, and its double-decker buses and customary "afternoon tea" are Click for more


Canada 10 & 11

Canada 10 & 11

A combined version of Canada 10: Christmas in Banff and Canada 11: Victoria, BC is available.
Canada 10: Christmas in Banff
A Christmas that will never be forgotten begins with the Banff Springs Hotel rising majestically from its snowy surroundings and lifting the spirit of the season Click for more


Canada 12: Ontario's Algonquin Park; Mennonite Country

Canada 12: Ontario's Algonquin Park; Mennonite Country

For those interested in getting away from the frenetic pace of urban life, a trip to Ontario's Algonquin Park or Mennonite Country is the perfect remedy. The first stop is a large wilderness area called Algonquin Park, which was established in 1893 to protect the head waters of several Canadian rivers. Heavily forested Click for more


Canada 13: The Gaspe

Canada 13: The Gaspe

Visiting the Gaspé region of Quebec is a truly unique experience, and this panoramic program brings it all to life. Discovered by French explorer Jacques Cartier in 1534, the Gaspe Peninsula is a natural wonder. Roché Percé, the "pierced rock," is a natural monument and bird sanctuary, which is losing 375 tons of its Click for more


Canada 12 & 13

Canada 12 & 13

A combined version of Canada 12: Ontario's Algonquin Park; Mennonite Country and Canada 13: The Gaspé is available.
Canada 12: Ontario's Algonquin Park; Mennonite Country
For those interested in getting away from the frenetic pace of urban life, a trip to Ontario's Algonquin Park or Click for more


Canada 14: Montreal - Jazz Capital of Canada

Canada 14: Montreal - Jazz Capital of Canada

Canada's second largest city, Montreal, is also the Jazz Capital of Canada. Its annual Jazz Festival is one of the city's most popular and anticipated events. This eclectic program introduces viewers to this exciting cosmopolitan city, proud of its language, history and culture; then, literally, provides a "taste" Click for more


Canada 15: Niagara-on-the-Lake

Canada 15: Niagara-on-the-Lake

This quaint town, nestled in the lush wine country within the province of Ontario, makes time stand still. The ten-day wine festival is the cultural event of the year, and ice wine is the centerpiece of the festival. This sweet dessert wine is made from frozen grapes and some call it "the golden nectar of the gods." Click for more


Canada 16: The Wonder of Niagara Falls

Canada 16: The Wonder of Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls is something one has to experience to truly believe its wonder. This program not only captures the beauty, power and mystery of the Falls, but also explores many attractions in this beautiful region. One of the most popular destinations in the world, Niagara Falls has two major sections separated by Goat Click for more


Canada 15 & 16

Canada 15 & 16

A combined version of Canada 15: Niagara-on-the-Lake and Canada 16: The Wonder of Niagara Falls is available.
Canada 15: Niagara-on-the-Lake
This quaint town, nestled in the lush wine country within the province of Ontario, makes time stand still. The ten-day wine festival is the Click for more


Canada 17: Ottawa - The Capital City

Canada 17: Ottawa - The Capital City

"Recommended. This program has excellent technical quality, good audio, stunning views and provides a balanced overview of Ottawa's Parliament buildings, the artwork at the National Gallery and the ByWard Market." -EMRO Review
Canadians are rightfully proud of their national capital city, Ottawa, and in Click for more


Canada 18: Ottawa - Heartbeat of Canada

Canada 18: Ottawa - Heartbeat of Canada

We begin our visit to Ottwa, Canada's capital city, at the Centennial Flame, built in 1967 to commemorate its 100th birthday, and we learn of the many festivals held here each year. Located in the province of Ontario, this city's pride is Parliament Hill, a historic cluster of buildings still used for legislative sessions. Click for more


Canada 19: Capital Region and Gatineau Hills

Canada 19: Capital Region and Gatineau Hills

Ottowans love their beautiful city, but they also enjoy the many peaceful places outside their capital. Just a few minutes' drive from the city is the Capital Region and Gatineau Hills that are filled with forests, hills, lakes, and acres of recreational pathways to explore. In the Capitol Region we see the Rideau Click for more


Canada 17, 18, 19 (3-Disc Set)

Canada 17, 18, 19 (3-Disc Set)

A 3-Disc Set of Canada 17: Ottawa - The Capital City; Canada 18: Ottawa - Heartbeat of Canada and Canada 19: Capital Region and Gatineau Hills is available.
Canada 17: Ottawa - The Capital City
"Recommended. This program has excellent technical quality, good audio, stunning views Click for more


Caribbean 1: Six Caribbean Islands Tour

Caribbean 1: Six Caribbean Islands Tour

Viewers will love this fact-filled voyage to six of the Caribbean's most beautiful islands: St. Thomas, Guadeloupe, Barbados, St. Lucia, St. Maarten and Tortola. St. Thomas, in the U. S. Virgin Islands, is a 30-square-mile island known for its magnificent coastlines; its Magens Bay Beach has been named one of the ten Click for more


Caribbean 2: St. Kitts, Nevis, and the Cayman Islands

Caribbean 2: St. Kitts, Nevis, and the Cayman Islands

The Caribbean island of St. Kitts offers peace, relaxation, and good food while exploring native customs and learning about native textiles. Here you will find adventures for everyone: there is a rainforest to tour, and for history buffs there is Brimstone Hill, a UNESCO World Heritage Site of historical, cultural, Click for more


Caribbean 1 & 2

Caribbean 1 & 2

A combined version of Caribbean 1: Six Caribbean Islands Tour and Caribbean 2: St. Kitts, Nevis, and the Cayman Islands is available.
Caribbean 1: Six Caribbean Islands Tour
Viewers will love this fact-filled voyage to six of the Caribbean's most beautiful islands: St. Thomas, Guadeloupe, Click for more


Caribbean 3: Western Caribbean Cruise

Caribbean 3: Western Caribbean Cruise

Three of the Caribbean's most popular places to visit are highlighted in this program. First port o'call is Ocho Rios, Jamaica, where people delight in bargaining with the Jamaican craftspeople; then, everyone holds on to climb its famous 600' cascade. Next stop is the island of Cozumel in Mexico. After a visit to Click for more


Caribbean 4: Seawind's Deep Caribbean Cruise

Caribbean 4: Seawind's Deep Caribbean Cruise

Here we take a memorable cruise on The Seawind Crown, a ship based in Aruba that tours the southern Caribbean islands of Curacao, Grenada, Barbados, and St. Lucia. First stop on our cruise is Curacao, also known as the Dutch Island, where Dutch and Spanish architecture blend in a picturesque setting. There we Click for more


Caribbean 3 & 4

Caribbean 3 & 4

A combined version of Caribbean 3: Western Caribbean Cruise and Caribbean 4: Seawind's Deep Caribbean Cruise is available.
Caribbean 3: Western Caribbean Cruise
Three of the Caribbean's most popular places to visit are highlighted in this program. First port o'call Click for more


Caribbean 5: Antigua

Caribbean 5: Antigua

With 365 beaches on this Caribbean island one could explore a beach a day for a year. But this program shows us there is more to Antigua than just sand and surf. Here we discover islanders are busy restoring their colonial heritage by visiting Betty's Hope, a mill that was founded in 1650. Also we tour the Nelson Dockyard, Click for more


Caribbean 6: Wedding Cruise

Caribbean 6: Wedding Cruise

Just going on a cruise can be a romantic experience, but imagine how unforgettably romantic cruising through the Caribbean to be married in St. Thomas must be. Here we experience this fairytale-come-true amongst the tropical flowers, palm trees and azure sea - a memory never to be forgotten. 02/09DE PIJSCA 30 min. Click for more


Caribbean 5 & 6

Caribbean 5 & 6

A combined version of Caribbean 5: Antigua and Caribbean 6: Wedding Cruise is available.
Caribbean 5: Antigua
With 365 beaches on this Caribbean island one could explore a beach a day for a year. But this program shows us there is more to Antigua than just sand and surf. Here we discover Click for more


Caribbean 7: Snapshot of St. Thomas, USVI

Caribbean 7: Snapshot of St. Thomas, USVI

St. Thomas is the most popular destination in the US Virgin Islands. With incredible tropical beauty, it is, literally, a honeymooner's paradise. Here we discover it is filled with contrasts, from magnificent Megan's Bay to remote, rocky beaches; from bustling streets filled with shoppers to the oldest synagogue in Click for more


Caribbean 8: Puerto Rico - The Old and the New

Caribbean 8: Puerto Rico - The Old and the New

A tour of Old San Juan, founded in 1521 and a national heritage site, offers viewers a rare opportunity to visit this capital city's most historic homes and glimpse the Puerto Rico of over 500 years ago. The architecture reflects the Spanish style, and homes were built like fortresses. Only one gate remains to enter Click for more


Caribbean 7 & 8

Caribbean 7 & 8

A combined version of Caribbean 7: Snapshot of St. Thomas, USVI and Caribbean 8: Puerto Rico - The Old and the New is available.
Caribbean 7: Snapshot of St. Thomas, USVI
St. Thomas is the most popular destination in the US Virgin Islands. With incredible tropical beauty, it is, Click for more


Hawaii 1: Hawaii and Kauai

Hawaii 1: Hawaii and Kauai

Hawaii is an exotic grouping of 8 major islands and several smaller islets, atolls, and reefs that make up one of the most beautiful and exciting places in the world to visit. This program features the Big Island of Hawaii, the namesake for the state itself, its Kohala Coast, and Kauai, the Garden Island. First we Click for more


Hawaii 2: Oahu and Maui

Hawaii 2: Oahu and Maui

Oahu is rich in history and tradition, and its unique blend of cultures is seen in everyday life. Our first stop on the beautiful island is the world-famous Waikiki Beach with its stunning view of Diamond Head in the background, where we enjoy a surfing lesson. Next we honor the WWII dead as we visit the National Memorial Click for more


Hawaii 1 & 2

Hawaii 1 & 2

A combined version of Hawaii 1: Hawaii and Kauai and Hawaii 2: Oahu and Maui is available.
Hawaii 1: Hawaii and Kauai
Hawaii is an exotic grouping of 8 major islands and several smaller islets, atolls, and reefs that make up one of the most beautiful and exciting places in the world Click for more


Mexico 1: Intro to Mexico City and Veracruz

Mexico 1: Intro to Mexico City and Veracruz

This program presents an introduction Mexico City, once the capital of the ancient Aztec Empire, today the capital of Mexico and a modern cosmopolitan city known for a combination of Aztec, Spanish colonial, modern art and architecture. Here we find the Palacio de Bellas Artes, the Palace of Fine Arts, which is the Click for more


Mexico 2: Mexico City

Mexico 2: Mexico City

Mexico City, capital of Mexico and the center of the nation's political, cultural, and economic life, is one of the world's largest cosmopolitan cities. Originally built by the Aztecs it was the capital of their might empire. Here we explore the Palacio de Bellas Artes, a palace of the performing arts; the Catedral Click for more


Mexico 3: Veracruz

Mexico 3: Veracruz

Old and new worlds meet in Veracruz, Mexico's oldest port city. Founded by the Spanish explorer Hernan Cortes, it has been a busy seaport for more than 500 years. The warmth of the beaches and the hospitality of the people make Veracruz an excellent stop in our travels, and the history of the city is told in its buildings, Click for more


Mexico 1, 2, 3 (3-Disc Set)

Mexico 1, 2, 3 (3-Disc Set)

A 3-Disc Set of Mexico 1: Intro to Mexico City and Veracruz; Mexico 2: Mexico City and Mexico 3: Veracruz is available.
Mexico 1: Intro to Mexico City and Veracruz
This program presents an introduction Mexico City, once the capital of the ancient Aztec Empire, today the capital of Click for more


Mexico 4: Intro to Acapulco and Taxco

Mexico 4: Intro to Acapulco and Taxco

The quaint plazas and leisurely pace of life lures us to Taxco and the abundance of silver products entices us to shop! This is the silver capital of Mexico, with 60 mines still in operation and many skilled silver artisans offering their wares. The silver is mined, refined, and formed into bars from which the artisans Click for more


Mexico 5: Acapulco

Mexico 5: Acapulco

Acapulco, called the "Riviera of the West" is Mexico's oldest, largest, and one of its most popular, seaside resorts. Enjoying a romantic and glorious history, it is a twenty-four hour, non-stop city, with glamour, glitz and pure luxury. In this program we share in the Mexican flavor and tradition that makes this city Click for more


Mexico 6: Taxco, Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo

Mexico 6: Taxco, Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo

Located on Mexico's southern Pacific Coast, Taxco, Ixtapa, and Zihuatenajo offer various alternatives to well-known Acapulco. Taxco is one of the least spoiled colonial towns in the country and was discovered by the Spanish explorer, Hernán Cortes, in the 16th century. It is famous for its silver mining industry; one Click for more


Mexico 4, 5, 6 (3-Disc Set)

Mexico 4, 5, 6 (3-Disc Set)

A 3-Disc Set of Mexico 4: Intro to Acapulco and Taxco; Mexico 5: Acapulco and Mexico 6: Taxco, Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo is available.
Mexico 4: Intro to Acapulco and Taxco
The quaint plazas and leisurely pace of life lures us to Taxco and the abundance of silver products entices us to Click for more


Mexico 7: Intro to Cuernavaca and San Gabriel

Mexico 7: Intro to Cuernavaca and San Gabriel

Called the "city of eternal spring" because of its temperate climate, Cuernavaca has been a popular vacation retreat for centuries and was the summer residence for Aztec rulers. Just outside the city is Teopanzolco, an ancient city built around 700 AD and abandoned by 900 AD, and once a trading center for native peoples. Click for more


Mexico 8: Cuernavaca - City of Eternal Spring

Mexico 8: Cuernavaca - City of Eternal Spring

Welcome to Cuernavaca, the capital of the state of Morelos and world famous for its temperate climate. The Spanish explorer Hernan Cortes founded this city in the 1500s, and his former palace is now the city's museum. The Cathedral, built in the 16th century by Franciscan monks, rises above the city's skyline. Its Click for more


Mexico 7 & 8

Mexico 7 & 8

A combined version of Mexico 7: Intro to Cuernavaca and San Gabriel and Mexico 8: Cuernavaca - City of Eternal Spring is available.
Mexico 7: Intro to Cuernavaca and San Gabriel
Called the "city of eternal spring" because of its temperate climate, Cuernavaca has been a popular vacation Click for more


Mexico 9: Intro to Puebla and Coatepec

Mexico 9: Intro to Puebla and Coatepec

Puebla, built in 1532, is one of the oldest European settlements in Latin America, and is known as the "City of Ninety-Nine Churches." Examples include the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, completed in 1649, which has the tallest bell towers in Mexico, and is one of the most beautiful cathedrals in the country. Click for more


Mexico 10: Puebla

Mexico 10: Puebla

Five hundred years ago Franciscan monks founded this "City of Angels." It has also been called the city of 99 churches because of the many places of worship within this charming city. One of the most impressive of the many churches is the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, which took more than 7 decades to complete Click for more


Mexico 9 & 10

Mexico 9 & 10

A combined version of Mexico 9: Intro to Puebla and Coatepec and Mexico 10: Puebla is available.
Mexico 9: Intro to Puebla and Coatepec
Puebla, built in 1532, is one of the oldest European settlements in Latin America, and is known as the "City of Ninety-Nine Churches." Examples Click for more


Nevada 1: Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, Red Rock Canyon

Nevada 1: Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, Red Rock Canyon

This program takes us to three world famous sites that surround Las Vegas, Nevada. First to the Lake Mead National Recreation Area to explore Hoover Dam, the highest concrete arch dam in the United States; it was built between 1931 and 1936 on the Colorado River at the Arizona/Nevada border. Lake Mead, the largest Click for more


Nevada 2: Las Vegas - Around the World 24/7

Nevada 2: Las Vegas - Around the World 24/7

The sleepless city of Las Vegas is open 24 hours a day. Here you can do anything you want, at any time. But it's not just for gambling; today, Las Vegas is a city that can be enjoyed by anyone. Billions of dollars have been invested in architecture and inner city planning to allow visitors to enjoy a taste of countries Click for more


Nevada 1 & 2

Nevada 1 & 2

A combined version of Nevada 1: Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, Red Rock Canyon and Nevada 2: Las Vegas - Around the World 24/7 is available.
Nevada 1: Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, Red Rock Canyon
This program takes us to three world famous sites that surround Las Vegas, Nevada. First to the Lake Mead Click for more


Nevada 3: Intro to Reno and Lake Tahoe

Nevada 3: Intro to Reno and Lake Tahoe

This introduction to Reno and the Lake Tahoe area begins by exploring the famous ghost town "Virginia City." Located southeast of Reno, this historic mining town was the most important stop between Denver and San Francisco during the silver mining boom in the 1800's. Here we see Piper's Opera House; built in the 1880's, Click for more


Nevada 4: Lake Tahoe

Nevada 4: Lake Tahoe

We begin our tour reminiscing about the popular TV series, Bonanza. The legend of the Ponderosa lives on in this classic visit to the set of the show, which was filmed almost entirely near Lake Tahoe. After its 14 year run, the set was converted into a Wild West Park where visitors could enjoy hilarious re-enactments Click for more


Nevada 5: Reno

Nevada 5: Reno

Located near the California-Nevada border, Reno has earned the title, "biggest little city in the world," given to it in the 1920s when gaming became a popular tourist attraction. In comparison, nearby Virginia City is a ghost town. In 1859 the Comstock Lode, the biggest silver find in the world, was discovered, and Click for more


Nevada 3, 4, 5 (3-Disc Set)

Nevada 3, 4, 5 (3-Disc Set)

A 3-Disc Set of Nevada 3: Intro to Reno and Lake Tahoe; Nevada 4: Lake Tahoe and Nevada 5: Reno is available.
Nevada 3: Intro to Reno and Lake Tahoe
This introduction to Reno and the Lake Tahoe area begins by exploring the famous ghost town "Virginia City." Located southeast of Reno, Click for more


USA 1: Colorado Horse Ranch

USA 1: Colorado Horse Ranch

This program takes viewers back to the authentic Old West during the gold rush days! The Everett Horse Ranch is 9,000 feet high, tucked among three mountain ranges near Salida, Colorado, and the Everett family host tourists who want to learn to become real cowhands. Visitors participate in the daily operations Click for more


USA 2: The Dinosaur Trail

USA 2: The Dinosaur Trail

No bones about it - learning about dinosaurs is fun! Join us as we visit three different sites and find out about animals that lived in the USA millions of years before man appeared here. At Mammoth Site in Hot Springs, South Dakota, we discover that wooly mammoths and other animals became entrapped and died in a pond Click for more


USA 3: The Lewis and Clark Trail

USA 3: The Lewis and Clark Trail

This program retraces the steps of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark as they moved westward in 1804 from Bismark, North Dakota, and continued along the Old West Trail to the end in Big Sky, Montana. Visitors can experience for themselves how the Lewis and Clark expedition opened the doors to western expansion. The Click for more


USA 1, 2, 3

USA 1, 2, 3

A combined version of USA 1: Colorado Horse Ranch; USA 2: The Dinosaur Trail and USA 3: The Lewis and Clark Trail is available.
USA 1: Colorado Horse Ranch
This program takes viewers back to the authentic Old West during the gold rush days! The Everett Horse Click for more


USA 4: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

USA 4: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Fort Lauderdale, with its 300 miles of waterways and 26 miles of ocean beaches, has been called "the Venice of the United States." It is fast becoming one of the most popular resort areas in Florida, attracting over five million visitors each year. It has over 30,000 hotel and motel rooms, ranging from quaint bed-and-breakfast Click for more


USA 5: Washington, DC (cc)

USA 5: Washington, DC (cc)

A visit to America's capital can be enjoyed by one and all. The major public attractions are very family friendly and most are free. Start your visit at the Washington Information Center, where you can learn about the various sights and places to eat. Highlights of your visit should include a tour of the White House, Click for more


USA 6: New Orleans (cc)

USA 6: New Orleans (cc)

This large metropolis is one of America's most unique and exciting cities. A melting pot for many races and cultures, New Orleans is a remarkable collection of distinct and separate neighborhoods. You can feel the rhythm of the city as we take a horse and carriage ride through its most famous neighborhood, the French Click for more


USA 4, 5, 6

USA 4, 5, 6

A combined version of USA 4: Fort Lauderdale, Florida; USA 5: Washington, DC and USA 6: New Orleans, is available.
USA 4: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Fort Lauderdale, with its 300 miles of waterways and 26 miles of ocean beaches, has been called "the Venice of the United States." It is Click for more


USA 7: Northern California (cc)

USA 7: Northern California (cc)

There is something special about Northern California that can be found nowhere else in the United States, and this wonderful video tour offers us the opportunity to see what makes this area of our country so unique. Our first stop is to San Franciso, the city by the bay, to visit the highlights, Fisherman's Wharf, Click for more


USA 8: Southern California (cc)

USA 8: Southern California (cc)

One of the greatest places to visit in the United States has to be Southern California. There is so much to do there and so many places to visit. This non-stop program takes viewers on-location to some of Southern California's most-visited locations. In Orange County the most-famous stop is Disneyland, to see Mickey Click for more


USA 9: San Francisco - City by the Bay

USA 9: San Francisco - City by the Bay

An exciting tour of one of the most visited and photographed cities in the world, San Francisco. Here, we discover why many people who come here end up staying here for good. Our stops include a seafood restaurant on Fisherman's Wharf and a feast on delicacies in Chinatown. We traverse the Golden Gate Bridge, completed Click for more


USA 7, 8, 9

USA 7, 8, 9

A combined version of USA 7: Northern California; USA 8: Southern California and USA 9: San Francisco - City by the Bay is available.
USA 7: Northern California (cc)
There is something special about Northern California that can be found nowhere else in the United States, and this Click for more





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English: Literature & Writing     English: Poetry     Foreign Language Study     Foreign Language: French    
Foreign Language: Spanish     Games/Hobbies     Guidance     Health: Aging    
Health: Child Health & Safety     Health: Family & Parenting     Health: Holistic/Self-Help/Spirituality     Health: Medicine    
Health: Psychology & Psychiatry     Mathematics     Phys. Ed.: Instruction & Fitness    
Phys. Ed.: Recreation & Sports     Reading: Children's Literature     Reading: Storytelling    
Science Fiction/Fantasy     Science: Agriculture     Science: Environment     Science: Natural & Physical    
So. Studies/Sciences: Geography/Cultures     So. Studies/Sciences: History     So. Studies/Sciences: Law    
So. Studies/Sciences: Philosophy     So. Studies/Sciences: Political Science     So. Studies/Sciences: Religion    
So. Studies/Sciences: Sociology     So. Studies/Sciences: U.S./World Issues    
So. Studies/Sciences: Women's Studies     Special Education    
Staff Development     Voc. Ed.: Business/Career/Communications    
Voc. Ed.: Family & Consumer Science     Voc. Ed.: Industrial & Technical