Discover top Drone Videos of Appalachia, USA


Tennessee: As Seen from Above - Fall 2016 4K

Aerial Vision Chicago

The Smokey Mountain range in the United States, part of the Appalachian system, is home to some of the most spectacular fall scenery in the country.  The range covers parts of several  southeastern states in rolling forested mountains that turn brilliant colors from mid-September through October.  Top contributor used a drone to film these beautiful mountains in the state of Tennessee at the height of the Fall color season.    


West Virginia


West Virginia enjoys the distinction of being the only state which lies entirely within the great Appalachian mountain chain which forms the border between the USA's Eastern Seaboard and the Midwest.  The state was formed at the outset of the Civil War when the western part of Virginia elected to remain in the Union.  Contributor Inmotionaerial created this beautiful aerial tour of this largely rural state during the peak of the Fall, a time when the tree-covered state turns into a sea of colors.


Arise Pittsburgh


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is the largest city within the Appalachian region of the USA.  It sits at the point where the Allegheny River joins the Monangahela to form the Ohio.  The city rose to prominence as the center of the US steel industry, once the country's biggest economic engine.  Perspectrum used a DJI Inspire 2 drone to create this impressive aerial video of the city's skyscrapers, which include the headquarters of US Steel - at one point the world's largest corporation.


Max Patch


Going back to the days of the Appalachian Trail, the gentle slopes of the various Appalachian ranges of the eastern USA have been highly accessible by hiking.  In western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee, where the mountains are known as the Smokies, the most important spot on the Trail was Max Patch Mountain, a "bald" mountain of about 1.4k meters (just under 5k ft.).  In this video, AshvilleAerial used a drone to memorialize a birthday hike to the great rolling top of the mountain.


Insane Waterfall in North Georgia - Lula Lake Land Trust

Marco Hernandez

Like most of its fellow Southeastern USA states, Georgia is really two states in terms of its physical landscape - a lowland portion and an upland/hilly portion where the Appalachian mountain chain overlies the state.  In Georgia's case, the Appalachian region is relatively small, occupying its northwestern corner.  In this video, contributor Marco Hernandez gives us an epic view of this very different part of Georgia compared to the flat terrain  of the endless Atlanta suburbs. 


Ragged Mountain in Charlottesville, Virginia


The USA's Appalachian region is beautiful any time of year, but when the season turns to Fall these mountains offer some of the most spectacular scenery anywhere in the country.  The region's gentle forested mountains become seas of red, orange, and yellow which seemingly go on forever.  In this video, contributor and drone pilot Anthony Tori gives us an epic bird's eye view of the area around Charlottesville, VA, at the very heart of Appalachia, at the peak of the Autumn season.



Tennessee Highlights

EP Studios

The Chapel


Lake Cumberland