1. It has been the trip of our lifetime. „From the east coast to the west coast“ – more than just song lyrics... Exploring America – a childhood dream has become true! I took this journey from March to April with my best friend. We drove 3.794 miles (6.106 kilometers) through the USA (only by car) – met unbelievable people, saw breathtaking places and had the best five weeks of our lives! Thanks to everyone who contributed to this outstanding experience! And now enjoy the video - I hope you can grasp some of that awesome USA road trip spirit!

    Our route:
    New York City, New York
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Dallas, Texas
    Fort Worth, Texas
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
    Telluride, Colorado
    Moab, Utah (Arches Park, Dead Horse Point & Canyonlands)
    Monument Valley, Utah
    Grand Canyon Village, Arizona
    Page, Arizona (Horseshoe Bend, Antelope Canyon & Lake Powell)
    Bryce Canyon, Utah
    Springdale, Utah (Zion National Park)
    Las Vegas, Nevada
    Los Angeles, California
    San Francisco, California

    Here is a list of the places you will find in the movie:
    0:04 Manhattan (Timesquare, Brooklyn Bridge, Statue Of Liberty (take the free ferry to Staten Island, 9/11 Memorial Ground Zero, NYC, Brooklyn Bridge Park)
    0:24 View from midtown to lower Manhattan (Rockefeller Center)
    0:26 JFK Airport New York from above
    0:28 American Airlines Center, Dallas (NBA: Dallas Mavericks vs. Indiana Pacers)
    0:35 Fort Worth Stock Yards
    0:40 Highway from Dallas to Albuquerque
    0:51 Walter White’s House from Breaking Bad, Albuquerque
    0:54 A1A Car Wash from Breaking Bad, Albuquerque
    0:55 Crossraods Motel from Breaking Bad, Albuquerque (we slept here for one night in the filmed room :D)
    0:56 To’Hajiilee desert from Breaking Bad, Albuquerque
    0:57 Highway from Albuquerque to Telluride
    1:02 Telluride Ski Resort
    1:17 Hole N'' the Rock, Moab
    1:18 Moab
    1:22 Arches National Park, Moab
    2:15 Canyonlands National Park, Moab
    2:20 Dead Horse Point State Park, Moab
    2:22 Canyonlands National Park, Moab
    2:33 Monument Valley
    2:38 Grand Canyon
    2:57 Horseshoe Bend, Page
    3:04 Lake Powell, Page
    3:07 Antelope Canyon, Page
    3:22 Horseshoe Bend, Page
    3:28 Dirt road from Page to Bryce Canyon
    3:37 Bryce Canyon National Park
    3:43 Zion National Park (Hiking Angels Landing Trail)
    4:08 Highway from Zion National Park to Las Vegas,
    4:19 Las Vegas (Strip, Pub Crawl, Fremont Street, Downtown Las Vegas, Stratosphere, Las Vegas Hostel)
    5:15 On the road to Los Angeles
    5:20 Hollywood (Hollywod Sign, Walk of Fame, Hollywood Boulevard, Rodeo Street)
    5:30 Universal Studios Hollywood (Back to the Future, Krustyland, Jaws, Desperate Housewives, Bates Motel, Transformers, etc.)
    5:49 View to Los Angeles from Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy
    5:50 Venice Beach (Pier, Boardwalk & Skate Park)
    6:07 Los Angeles Freeway by night
    6:12 Staples Center, Los Angeles (NHL: LA Kings vs. San Jose Sharks)
    6:16 Pacific Coast Highway (Highway 1) from Los Angeles to San Francisco
    6:43 San Francisco (Cable Car, Golden Gate Bridge, Twin Peaks, Fisherman’s Wharf, Painted Ladies,
    7:39 Oracle Arena, Oakland (NBA: Golden State Warriors vs. Sacramento Kings)
    7:56 Alcatraz, San Francisco

    Filmed with a Sony DSC-RX 100 II and a GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition.

    © 2014
    Film made by Dennis Schmelz.

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