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Some people like to hop in a car to take a road trip across America, visiting as many landmarks as possible along the way. Since such a trek can take a while to complete, taking a flight across America might be a better option for some people. "Aerial America" takes viewers on such a flight, offering rare looks at some of the nation's best-loved landmarks from high in the sky. Cameras capture the history and pageantry of America as they zoom over busy cityscapes and quiet, rural lands. Many episodes focus on a specific state, showcasing highlights of the state's beauty, while others revolve around themes such as the best small towns and natural wonders found in the country.

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A tour of Kansas and its remarkable beauty with a violent past.
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Beauty of the Empire State; Central Park; tallest skyscrapers; mighty rivers; 17th century explorer Henry Hudson.
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A state that evolved from dusty plains.
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The Dust Bowl; Tornado Alley; buffalo-filled plains; tall-grass prairie.
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Ancestral home of the Abenaki Indians; Henry David Thoreau's first book; Mount Monadnock.
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Explore the forests, shores, bridges and tunnels of one of American's 13 original states, New Jersey.
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A high-flying tour of Pennsylvania.
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Home to some of America's highest mountains; Mount St. Helens.
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The birthplace of the Star Spangled Banner; sites Harriet Tubman, Babe Ruth and the DuPont family made their marks on history.
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Taking an aerial tour of Virginia.
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The Empire State of the South; ancient Moundbuilders to the Cherokee Indians.
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The Wright Brothers gave the state its slogan "First in Flight"; civil rights leaders in Greensboro; NASCAR.
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White sand beaches; Blue Ridge Mountains; Charleston's Rainbow Row.
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An aerial tour of the world's first national park showcases Yellowstone's visual wonders, diverse wildlife and rich history.
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Architectural achievements; stunning landscapes; the Grand Canyon.
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Vast cotton fields, Gulf coast beaches; famous Civil Rights marches; NASCAR's most dangerous track; steel factories.
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An aerial tour of Florida's peninsula and panhandle.
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Many waters, ancient trails, and the birth of the Delta Blues.
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Alpine valleys; Rocky Mountains; Denver's towering skyscrapers.
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An aerial tour of Nevada's state deserts, ghost towns, neon cities and Hoover Dam.
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A flying tour of Michigan's cultural landmarks.

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