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
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'
Pub room accommodations in Cornwall, Newbury and Edinburgh
You Can Sleep in a Pub on Your Next UK Vacation — Here's How to Book
Yosemite winter at the gates
Your Guide to Visiting Yosemite in Winter — Skiing, Snowshoeing, and the Epic 'Firefall' Included
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
Netherlands, Amsterdam, woman writing postcards in a street cafe
7 Websites for Finding a Pen Pal Online
A partial solar eclipse in Costa Rica
Everything to See in the Sky This Month — From a Possible Mercury Sighting to a Meteor Shower
NASA Dart Mission
A NASA Spacecraft Will Crash Into an Asteroid Monday Night — Here's How to Watch
Aerial view of Kelley's Island, Ohio
11 Best Small Towns in Ohio With Quintessential Midwestern Charm
Northern lights appear over Mount Kirkjufell with kirkjufellfoss waterfall in Iceland
6 Best Night-sky Experiences to Watch for in September — From Asteroid Crashes to Planet Sightings
A safari vehicle in a field watching a herd cross
This New Conservation-focused Safari Camp in Tanzania Offers Night Drives and Incredible Wildlife Adventures — See Inside
A Saturn Sighting, a Meteor Shower, and the Year's Last Supermoon Is All Happening This Month
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