4 Destinations for Jaw-Dropping Photos


Whether your camera of choice is an iPhone or DSLR, one thing’s for sure: Nothing beats these photo-ops.

Shutterbugs, keep the following destinations in mind for your next share-worthy vacation. Each one is packed with gorgeous views making you want to stop, pull out your camera and capture the moment forever.


Sea Cliffs of Molokai

Did you know that Molokai is home of the tallest sea cliffs in the world? Well, now you do. These cliffs range anywhere from 3,600 to 3,900 feet above the Pacific Ocean. The best way to see the cliffs is by taking a helicopter tour, however you can also get a great view by hiking the Kalaupapa Trail and seeing the majestic cliffs at the overlook located at Pala’au State Park.


Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

At Yellowstone National Park you’re surrounded with some of the world’s most beautiful, natural wonders. One great landmark is the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Here, you get to watch the Yellowstone River flow for miles. The waterfalls are beautiful and the view along the horizon appears to go on forever. This is definitely a view you’ll want to capture and take home with you.


St. Lucia

If you’re planning a trip to the Caribbean, St. Lucia should be high on your list of places to go. Why you ask? The mountainous Pitons. These two volcanic plugs are located on the southwestern coast of the island and offer some of the best views in the Caribbean. Take the two hour hike to the top of Gos Piton with a guide and be greeted with the gorgeous sight of the neighboring mountain, Petit Piton and the island itself. Oh, and you’re going to want to make sure you have your camera ready when you get to the summit.


Sea of Cortez

Looking for some underwater views? Look no further. The Sea of Cortez is said to be one of the most diverse bodies of water when it comes to life. From massive gray whales to tiny sea lions, there’s no wonder why the Sea of Cortez is called “The World’s Aquarium”. You’ll want to take photos all day long, just make sure to pack a waterproof case for your camera.

Ali Coates

Ali Coates is a Contributing Writer for Here & Beyond. With a love of pop culture, music and fashion, Ali started writing for various publications while studying journalism, advertising and public relations at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Originally from the upper peninsula of Michigan, she loves the great outdoors and takes advantage of traveling to new places to hike and explore whenever she can. She has visited Riviera Maya and the U.S. Virgin Islands and can’t wait to get some more destinations under her belt.