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

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Latest from Stephanie Vermillion
The sun rises above 42nd Street during a reverse 'Manhattanhenge' in New York, New York photographed from Weehawken, New Jersey on November 24, 2021
Manhattanhenge, a Supermoon, and Meteor Showers Are All Coming in July — Here's When to See Them
Silhouettes looking up at the night sky
An Incredible 5-planet Parade Is Happening in the Sky This Week — and Won't Be Seen Again Until 2040
Aerial of Motu Nao Nao island
A New Private Island Opened in French Polynesia in 2021 — and We Got a First Look
Pool in the fall at Amara Resort and Spa
13 Best U.S. Resorts for Reconnecting With Nature — Hot Springs, Hiking Trails, and Open-air Massages Included
Strawberry Moon in New York City
See a Strawberry Moon, 5 Planets at Once, a Meteor Shower, and More Astro Events This Month
Overview of the city of Kaunas, Lithuania
A Peek at the Unusual Architecture of Kaunas, Lithuania — a 2022 European Capital of Culture
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
Atacama desert in Chile, stargazing and outdoor adventure
This South American Destination Has Luxury Lodges, Otherworldly Landscapes, and Some of the World's Best Stargazing
Mountain Lupine Bloom in Redwood National Park
10 Best U.S. National Parks to Visit During Wildflower Season
A photo collage showing Mrs Minerva Sherman Hoyt and her exhibit of cacti and other succulent plants, Pasadena, California, early to mid 20th century with Joshua Tree in the background
This Female Conservationist Fought to Save Joshua Tree As a National Park — and Won
Person on a horse in the snow during Skijoring at Green O resort in Montana
Skijoring Is Like Waterskiing — Except With Snow and Horses — and I Tried It at This Montana Resort
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'
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
Quaint artist town of Seydisfjordur, Iceland
8 Best Small Towns in Iceland for Stunning Landscapes, Hearty Fare, and Northern Lights Views
Water bridge through the hot springs at Springs Resort and Spa in Colorado
12 Best Hot Springs in the World With Relaxing Waters and Incredible Views
Seljavallaug swimming pool
7 of the Best Hot Springs in Iceland
Pub room accommodations in Cornwall, Newbury and Edinburgh
You Can Sleep in a Pub on Your Next UK Vacation — Here's How to Book
Fresh Coast Cabins in Isle Royale National Park
These Cozy New Cabins Are the Perfect Gateway to Michigan's Isle Royale National Park
Sandstone Falls in Hinton, WV
You Can Rent a Private Island in America's Newest National Park – and It Comes With Beaches, Trails, and a Cozy Cabin
View from above of the Icefjord Centre and Kangia
Get a Rare, Immersive View of Icebergs in Greenland Thanks to This New Building
Camp V in Naturita, Colorado
This Little-known Colorado Gem Combines Glamping, Art, and Desert Adventures
A houseboat on the lake in Minnesota underneath the Northern Lights
Stargaze on a Houseboat in One of America's Newest Dark-sky Parks
The Rock of Cashel, County Tipperary in Ireland.
This 82-mile Trek Through Stunning Parks and Coastlines Is Northern Ireland's Best-kept Secret
Daytime rendering of proposed Cairo Eye ferris wheel
Africa’s Largest Observation Wheel Will Make Its Debut in Egypt Next Year — and It Promises Views of the Famed Pyramids