35 Most Travel-Inspiring Nature Photos

Where do you go to get away from it all? A quiet Costa Rican beach? Or maybe a Hawaiian jungle? We put that question to readers and their answers took our breath away.

By The Editors of Budget Travel, Wednesday, Jun 20, 2012, 3:52 PM

Source Article: 35 Most Travel-Inspiring Nature Photos

"Giant lily pads, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam."

(Courtesy mistydawn/myBudgetTravel)

"This photo was taken in Costa Rica at the La Fortuna Waterfall. You could swim right there if you wanted and we saw someone doing it while I was taking this shot."

(Courtesy jaimiegrill/myBudgetTravel)

"One of my favorite places in New York City, Central Park is the perfect place to escape!"

(Courtesy knicks/myBudgetTravel)

"I took this photo with my old Canon F1 while in Moorea on a tour boat on an especially amazing day. Sometimes I torture myself at the office and use this as my screensaver..."

(Courtesy andreahumm/myBudgetTravel)

"When I want to get away from it all, travelling by boat on the Peruvian Amazon is the place for me."

(Courtesy jfenson/myBudgetTravel)

"For me, there is nothing more relaxing than a late afternoon mokoro ride in the Okavango Delta, Botswana."

(Courtesy jfenson/myBudgetTravel)

"The Pisgah Forest and the Davidson River that runs through it offer wonderful recreation and relaxationopportunites in Brevard, North Carolina, just a few minutes from the heart of town."

(Courtesy beaconsreach/myBudgetTravel)

"Taken on the picture-perfect island of Caye Caulker, Belize, this photo captures the "Go Slow" motto of the island."

(Courtesy DoubleA/myBudgetTravel)

"The Monoa Falls Hike, set back in the jungles of Oahu, Hawaii."

(Courtesy bafowler/myBudgetTravel)

"Beautiful mountains near the town of Vang Vieng in Laos."

(Courtesy joe8211943/myBudgetTravel)

"Black water reflection in Tortuguero, Costa Rica."

(Courtesy jfenson/myBudgetTravel)

The Grand Teton Range in Grand Teton National Park with Mt. Moran reflected in a small pond near Jenny Lake at the base of the mountain range.

(Courtesy kennethdiluigi/myBudgetTravel)

"Morning in Coastal Georgia."

(Courtesy Ronny/myBudgetTravel)

"Driving through Glencoe, Scotland."

(Courtesy Rosemary Debiak/myBudgetTravel)

"Cuyabeno Park, Amazonic jungle, Ecuador."

(Courtesy maygp001/myBudgetTravel)

"Out for a walk on Flamenco Beach..."

(Courtesy sburakowski/myBudgetTravel)

"Relections of Hallett's Peak, Tyndall Glacier, and Flattop Mountain in Lake Bierstadt in Rocky Mountain National Park."

(Courtesy mmiwig/myBudgetTravel)

"After a day of chasing monkeys and iguanas through the coastal jungle, I got to relax on this gorgeous beach in Quespos, Costa Rica! True bliss...."

(Courtesy hoboannie/myBudgetTravel)

"Death Valley."

(Courtesy horbinsr/myBudgetTravel)

"Church in a clearing at the base of the Dolomites in the Italian Alps."

(Courtesy kennethdiluigi/myBudgetTravel)

"Meditation Time: Early morningĀ in Bali."

(Courtesy travduo/myBudgetTravel)

"Being one with the elements, Condado Beach, Puerto Rico."

(Courtesy LatinAmerica41/myBudgetTravel)


(Courtesy lsf21/myBudgetTravel)

"A glance out of the windows in Neuschwanstein revealed ominous clouds gathering around the peaks of the Bavarian Alps."

(Courtesy acpatel714 /myBudgetTravel)

"Relaxation washing over me; Los Cabos vacation."

(Courtesy jmeybaum/myBudgetTravel)

"Relaxation in Punta Chivato, Mexico."

(Courtesy perrishoe/myBudgetTravel)

"Castle Neuschwanstein against the Alps."

(Courtesy gikltd/myBudgetTravel)

"Ultimate relaxation in CocoCay, Bahamas."

(Courtesy robandmarianne/myBudgetTravel)

"Anna in the BVIs"

(Courtesy rickandkira/myBudgetTravel)

"Pure relaxation."

(Courtesy jek6/myBudgetTravel)

"Keys to relaxation, Florida Keys."

(Courtesy tellthe2th/myBudgetTravel)

"Entrance to Peace, Relaxation and GOLF!! Carnegie Abbey, Rhode Island."

(Courtesy amherst1/myBudgetTravel)

"Iguazu Falls is absolutely amazing!The park itself on the Argentine side is very large and needs a day to walk and see everything - lots of trail and different views of all the falls."

(Courtesy wylene11/myBudgetTravel)


(Courtesy Michael.Baker/myBudgetTravel)

"Time to relax, Washington State lake."

(Courtesy travduo/myBudgetTravel)

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