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|America's Great Road Trips and Scenic Drives|
Genres: Special Interests, Documentary
From sea to shining sea, America's roads lead to breathtaking beauty! Buckle up for the ultimate road trips, more than nine exhilarating hours of magnificent vistas, man-made wonders, historical sites, and fascinating deto... more »
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Jacques Louie Piche | Albuquerque, New Mexico | 02/27/2005
(2 out of 5 stars)
"I am always watching for a good road trip on DVD. The "America's Great Road Trips and Scenic Drives" sounded like it had potential. I didn't expect a lot of time to be spent at each stop because there were so many places of interest listed, but I did expect great photography and it wasn't. They tried to make the southwest look as green as the northeast. The rest of the country covered was green, green, green. The over saturation of colors was sometimes nauseating. It completely ruined the visual enjoyment, greens, blues, reds, oranges, purples, etc. were too intense. I live in the southwest and love the subtly of the natural earthan colors. Besides the poor photography the narrator seemed to be frantically searching through a thesarus for desciptive words. The content was fine for what this DVD promises, but is greatly harmed visually by the saturated colors, thus the two stars. I wish they would redo these DVDs in the "Natural" colors of the region."
Warning: The first 3 discs.
bobtec | Redlands, CA | 06/28/2006
(4 out of 5 stars)
"Warning: The first three discs are IDENTICAL to the America's Most Senic Drives discs (I don't mind because I always want a good backup) minus the America the Beautiful bonus disc (which is real good, but has nothing to do with the popular attraction at Disneyland). The last three discs are from a series called Road Trips. These are extremely good, and very informative. The full price of purchase is worth these three disks alone (as there is currently no other way to get the series). Furthermore, I don't regret getting America's Most Senic Drives (even though they are repeats on the first 3 disks) as the bonus disk makes it worth while. I may not regret it, but you might."
The colors are beautiful on this high resolution DVD!!!
Carl E. Trimble | Louisville, KY USA | 03/22/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Contrary to the comments by the self designated "Artist" in another review of this 6-DVD set of America's Great Road Trips & Scenic Drives, the photography, the colors, and the picture sharpness are outstanding; and, I totally disagree with his obviously distorted evaluation. This set is well worth having and I and my family enjoyed it immensely. If you enjoy travel and nature's beauty you will not be disappointed with this set."
Disc 1 is Fantastic.
P. Ford | Tampa, fl United States | 10/12/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Disc 1 and Disc 6 are great. Great shots of beautiful areas. This is a great way to preview a part of the country before visiting."