A Spectacular Journey Through 14 of America's Greatest Treasures
Experience Yellowstone, Acadia, Mount Rainier, Arches, Mesa Verde, Bryce Canyon, Grand Tetons, Grand Canyon, Everglades, Petrified Forest, Hawaii Volcanoes, Great Smokies, Carlsbad Caverns, and Yosemite!
Welcome to the Wonders of America!
As the most active overseas travelers in the world, Americans often forget that the most spectacular scenic wonders on Earth are in their own backyard. From the Coast of Maine to the Hawaiian Islands, time, nature and the hand of God have left a heritage of geological wonders unsurpassed in the world.
Doug Jones, one of America's foremost travelogue producers, invites you to join him as he takes his cameras out into "the backyard" to record a story of these wonders and the dreams of farsighted men and women that preserved them for future generations.
This 80 minute travel documentary explores the sweeping panorama of the American National Parks system. Fourteen of America's greatest treasures are recorded in breathtaking color.
Yellowstone with its spectacular geothermal wonders explodes on the screen. At Acadia in Maine, journey along the coast with a down eastern lobsterman. Fly over the summit of Mount Rainier. Explore the awesome wonders at Arches National Park. Visit the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde and hop aboard the Silverton-Durango narrow gauge railroad. Explore Bryce Canyon on horseback. Learn how to climb a mountain in The Grand Tetons. Ride the mules to the bottom of The Grand Canyon, Skim across the Everglades on an air boat. Examine the jewel-like wonders of The Petrified Forest. Stand before erupting volcanoes in Hawaii. Relax in The Great Smokies. Wander the depths of Carlsbad Caverns. Experience the breathtaking beauty of Yosemite National Park.
This major production, two years in the making, by a major figure in the field of travel film production, a documentary which truly shows you why you should " See America First."