10 phenomenal travel photos
From the gorgeous winding roads of New Hampshire to the dark depths of the otherworldly waters surrounding Tonga, the moments and places captured in this year's National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest are nothing short of astonishing. If you're in desperate need of a vacation, but can't afford to get away right now, these magical photos are the next best thing.
Here you'll find some of the top entries, along with a brief description of each image from the photographer. You can also check out the rest of the entries and submit your own photograph to the 2017 Photographer of the Year Contest at National Geographic.com. The winner will be awarded a ten-day trip for two to the Galápagos Archipelago with National Geographic Expeditions.