Discover top North America's Great Lakes from Above


The Windy City in 4K - Chicago from a New Perspective


AirVuz contributor Gianlo uses his DJI Mavic Pro drone to give us an unforgettable 60 second aerial tour of Chicago, for decades America's Second City.  Taken at sunset, this video will give you a bird's eye perspective of this most impressive looking Midwestern city on Lake Michigan, with the setting (western) sun brilliantly lighting the massive skyline.  This video was a nominee for the 2017 AirVuz Drone Video Awards in the Cities category.




Toronto is is the largest city in both the province of Ontario and in Canada as a whole, yet it is not the capital of either.  It is nonetheless Canada's most important city and one of the great cities of the world.  Contributor 416 Shots gives us an aerial tour of this metropolis on the shores of Lake Ontario.  Using a DJI Phantom 3 drone, he gives us bird's eye views of the Toronto skyline, one of the most impressive in the world.  


The Rebirth Of Detroit Trailer 2017

SpaceJam Studios

Detroit, Michigan is on the Detroit River, which connects Lake Huron and Lake Erie of the Great Lakes.  It's the second largest city in the Midwest after Chicago. Since the days of Henry Ford, it's been the center of the worldwide automobile industry and so nicknamed "Motown".  As employment in the car industry has contracted, the city has seen dramatic changes to its urban landscape.   is currently enjoying a sort of renaissance, as you'll see in this awesome drone video from SpaceJam Studios.  




Cleveland, Ohio is one of the largest cities in the USA's Midwest.  It is situated on the southern shore of Lake Erie, one of the Great Lakes.  Cleveland was once known as the Buckle of the Rustbelt for its leading role in America's key manufacturing sectors.  While it is still a leading industrial center, the city has seen its waterfront transformed in recent years with new stadiums and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  In this video, contributor Droneloop gives us a brief but epic aerial tour of this storied city.


Epic Milwaukee Drone Video, like and comment!


The city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin sits on the western shores of Lake Michigan in America's Midwest, roughly 150 km (90 mi) north of the larger city of Chicago.  Milwaukee has a proud industrial heritage, and continues to be a key manufacturing center in the United States.  Similar to what has occurred in other Great Lakes cities, Milwaukee's downtown and waterfront has been transformed in recent years, as you will see from this awesome drone video from contributor ShareMedia.


Buffalo Queen City of the Great Lakes


The city of Buffalo, New York is situated on the eastern end of Lake Erie.  It is the nearest major city to Niagara Falls, where Lake Erie and Lake Ontario connect.  Due to its location relative to the Great Lakes, Buffalo can see enormous amounts of snowfall in winter.  Full circle Studios gives us an aerial view of this Great Lakes city in this video which includes two years worth of drone footage.  


Niagara Falls


When you think of famous waterfalls from around the world, Niagara Falls, which sits on the border between Canada and the United States, is among the most recognizable. These falls, which is actually a system of three falls that drain the western Great Lakes, are almost mythical in their stature.  In this video, you wil get a bird's eye view of the mighty waterfall compliments of contributor Nonexistent Jay.


Mackinac Bridge Sunrise


Mackinac Bridge connects mainland Michigan to the Upper Peninsula, and sits at the divide between Lake Michigan and Lake Huron.   Built in 1957, the bridge is roughly 8 km (5 mi) long, making it one of the longest bridges in the US.  It passes to the west of Mackinac Island, a popular Lake Huron tourist area, which is home to some of the best sailing waters in the country.  Northern POV used a drone and some creative editing to make this amazing aerial video of this important span.  


Mavic 2 Pro : Splendid images over St-Laurent River and Old Quebec City


Caffespresso used a DJI Mavic 2 drone to create this spectacular aerial video of Quebec city, the last major city of the Great Lakes system before it drains into the North Atlantic.  Quebec city is situated near the mouth of the St. Lawrence River, which extends from Lake Ontario, past Montreal, and thence to Quebec city, the provincial capital.  The video contains epic footage of Quebec's Old City, one the oldest fortress-city in the United States or Canada with some preserved structures.  




Ontario's Nottawasaga Bay sits at the south end of Gulf Bay, itself an eastern extension of Lake Huron, part of the Great Lakes system of North America.  This is a quintissential Great Lakes scene, with a rocky shoreline backed up by forests.  In this amazing video, top contributor Elnaz, a native of Ontario, flew her drone over the bay just as the ice was beginning to break.  The aerial perspective is amazing. 


Le Fleuve St-Laurent


Canada's St. Lawerence River is the country's most important waterway.  It provides the connection between the Great Lakes system and the north Atlantic Ocean, and is also an immense source of hydroelectricity for Canada and the United States, which lies immediately to the south of parts of the river.  Contributor Dizfilms created this epic aerial tour of this mighty seaway.   


Droning America: Duluth, MN

Droning America

The port of Duluth, Minnesota sits on a corner of Lake Superior, the queen of the Great Lakes and indeed the world's largest lake.  By serving as the primary port for shipment of iron ore mined from the Iron Range of northern Minnesota, Duluth has been critical to the USA's steel industry for over a century.  It's also a major port for handing bulk agricultural products.  This episode of Droning America will give you a bird's eye view of this remarkable Great Lakes port city. 



Trip to Duluth


Icy Lake Erie