Stephanie Vermillion


Stephanie Vermillion is a travel journalist and photographer covering stories at the intersection of culture and adventure, along with astrotourism and national park news.

• 6+ years of travel journalism and photography experience
• Travel work published in outlets including Travel + Leisure, National Geographic, Outside, BBC Travel, Backpacker, CNN Travel, and Condé Nast Traveler
• Travel, wildlife, and outdoor content produced for brands such as Patagonia, WWF, AAA, and more

About Travel + Leisure

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Latest from Stephanie Vermillion
Telescope watching the sky and falling star.
You Can Spot Saturn in the Sky Tomorrow Morning — Here's How
Woman standing on the shore of Lake Pukaki
11 Lakes With the Bluest Water in the World
Exterior of the Sulfur Ridge-Tennessee's First Luxury Treehouse , Bloomington Springs, Tennessee, United States
17 Best Glamping Spots in Tennessee — From Vintage Airstreams to Stargazing Domes
Venus Jupiter conjunction
You'll Be Able to See Planets in the Sky Almost Every Week in March — What to Know
Image of Mercury in front of the sun.
You Can See Mercury, a Meteor Shower, and Planets Aligning This February
Moon and Mars conjunction
The Moon and Mars Will Meet in Tonight’s Sky — Here’s How to Watch
Moon and Jupiter conjunction
See the Moon and Jupiter Nearly Touch in the Night Sky Tonight
Moon and Mars conjunction almost occultation
A Meteor Shower Is Kicking Off the New Year — What Else to See in the Sky in January
Jupiter (L), Venus (C) and Mercury seen from Wupatki National Monument in Flagstaff, Arizona
Venus and Mercury Won’t Be This Close Until 2024 — How to See Them Both Tonight
A bright Ursid meteor shooting across the night sky
This Meteor Shower Is Lighting Up the Sky This Week — and Will Peak Tonight
Green Aurora borealis, Northern lights, seen from water taxi tour in Greenland
This Waterfront Hotel in Greenland Has a New Glass-domed Igloo Perfect for Watching the Northern Lights
A group of people shown in silhouette standing on a glacier in Iceland under the Northern Lights
The Next Few Years Are 'Prime Time' to Spot the Northern Lights — Here's How to See Them
Mars Opposition and Equinox
See Mars at Its Brightest and Multiple Meteor Showers in the Night Sky This Month
Water bridge through the hot springs at Springs Resort and Spa in Colorado
16 Best Hot Springs in the World With Incredible Views
Downtown, Columbus, Ohio
14 Best Weekend Getaways in Ohio for Girls' Trips, Family Fun, and More
Starry sky over Hora Mountain in Bayingoleng Mongolian Autonomous Prefecture, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, on the early morning of November 17, 2021.
Tonight's Meteor Shower Will Fill the Sky With Colorful Shooting Stars — Here's How to See It
A total lunar eclipse over Venezuela in May, 2022
The Last Total Lunar Eclipse Until 2025 Is Coming — Along With Manhattanhenge and 2 Meteor Showers This Month
The eclipse phase where the moon covers the biggest part of the sun during the partial solar eclipse
A Partial Solar Eclipse is Coming this Week — Here’s How and When to Watch it
The Orionids meteor shower is seen over the Songhua River in Daqing City, Heilongjiang Province, China,
This Meteor Shower Lights Up the Sky Every Year Thanks to Halley's Comet — and You'll Be Able to See It Tonight
Quaint artist town of Seydisfjordur, Iceland
8 Best Small Towns in Iceland for Stunning Landscapes, Hearty Fare, and Northern Lights Views
Aerial of Motu Nao Nao island
A New Private Island Opened in French Polynesia in 2021 — and We Got a First Look
Picturesque morning in Plitvice National Park. Colorful spring scene of green forest with pure water lake
10 Greenest Places on Earth — From Jungle Hikes to Waterfall Dips
Seljavallaug swimming pool
7 of the Best Hot Springs in Iceland
scenes from Cairo, Egypt, including a tour guide standing on a historic street, and a busy city street
These Women-run Tours of Cairo Prove 'It's Not Just About Checking Off Stops'