40 epic landscapes to inspire your next trip

Our favorites from this year’s photo contest take you from mountain peaks to sunny shores—and everywhere in between.

Published 15 May 2019, 09:33 BST, Updated 5 Nov 2020, 05:27 GMT
Captions were written and submitted by the photographers to the 2019 National Geographic Travel Photo Contest.

Sparkling lakes, mountains shrouded in clouds, and surreal landscape views are among the stunning photo entries in the 2019 National Geographic Travel Photo Contest. Travel the world through contest photographers’ eyes and immerse yourself in the wonder of their outdoor experiences from around the globe.

Think you have the winning photo? Be sure to enter before May 3 at 12 p.m. EST, for a chance to win up to $10,000.
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