You Won't BELIEVE These Brilliant Photos of Rainbows!

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"A rainbow along the Inca Trail."
"After a brief rain shower that sent people in the Paris neighborhood of Montmartre running for cover, a double rainbow broke out over the beautiful Sacré Coeur. The sight was more than worth getting a little wet!"
"I took this photo during a sun shower on a safari in Mashatu Game Reserve, Botswana, Africa."
"This photo was taken on a safari in Botswana, Africa."
"A rainbow appeared during a heavy rain-and-sleet storm in Haleakala National Park, Maui, while we were riding horseback in about 40-degree weather in February."
"Our boat, Special Blend, arrived at the Bay of Virgins in the Marquesas Islands after 20 days of open ocean. My husband, daughter, and I were in awe!"
"I snapped this picture from the car. I liked the windmills, the mountains in the distance, and, of course, the rainbow. Near Palm Springs, Calif."
"A late-afternoon shower across Lake Nakuru, Kenya, produced this rainbow over the thousands of flamingos."
"Driving through the desert in Nevada: up in the sky, a beautiful horizontal rainbow."  
"Ushuaia, Argentina, is called El Fin del Mundo, or 'the end of the world.' It was fitting to find the end of the world at the end of the rainbow!"
"I took these while hiking to the Fitzroy, El Chalten, Argentina, with a Canon Powershot 250. The beauty of the place speaks for itself."
"A rainbow at sunset, on the beach at Bald Head Island, N.C."
"Pelican flying over the rainbow, in Bandon, Ore."
"A rainbow touches the Hoh River in the Hoh Rain Forest, Olympic National Park, Wash."  
"Welcome to Balboa Island, Newport Beach, Calif."
"Rainbow in the Bitterroot Range, Mont."
"This is Takakkaw Falls, within Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada. Beautiful rainbow complemented the falls with a deep blue sky to set it all off!"
"The geysers and boiling potholes around Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park are amazing. This geyser painted a beautiful rainbow in the air as it erupted."
"Niagara Falls: the Maid of the Mist."
"Just after the rain. A view from the top of Conwy Castle in Wales."
"Postcard perfect! Viewing a rainbow over Magens Bay in St. Thomas."
"Arizona rainbow."
"I was thrilled to capture this rainbow in one of the Louvre courtyard fountains. I like the juxtaposition of the centuries-old Louvre facade, the decades-old Pei pyramid, and the hours-old rainbow that will disappear as soon as the sun sets or the fountain is turned off."
"Rainbow over Kauai's Na Pali Coast."
"Rainbow over the Serengeti."
"During an afternoon thunderstorm, we were able to observe this beautiful double rainbow while at the beautiful isle of Dominica."
"Just beautiful, after a torrential rainfall in the Sunshine State."
"The shot is taken from Yosemite's Tuolumne Meadows, looking east toward Lembert Dome at sunset. It had been raining, but the sun was hitting the top of Lembert."
"In September 2005, I experienced an amazing sight: a double rainbow over a Venetian canal from the Campanile di San Marco. This is one of the rainbows in view while overlooking Basilica di San Marco in Venice."
"While I was watching with some friends, the whole face of Alaska's Tweedsmuir Glacier calved into the Alsek River only a few hundred meters away from us! The sound, the sight, the energy: It was unforgettable. Then, to top off the event, this beautiful rainbow appeared above the glacier for a brief moment."
"This photo was taken on the Brazilian side of Iguazú Falls during an 18-month trip around the world."
"Rainbow over the Cliffs of Moher, County Clare, Ireland."
"Victoria Falls Bridge."
"Rainbow over Emmaus Moravian Church, Coral Bay, St. John, U.S.V.I."
"I took a trip to Colorado Springs and went to the Garden of the Gods. It just so happened that there was an afternoon storm that rolled through, and this was the aftermath. It was perfect (lucky) timing!!"

Our well-traveled Budget Travel audience shares their most stunning images of rainbows—and double rainbows—captured around the world.

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