30 Eye Candy Travel Photos That Will Blow Your Mind

Everybody with a camera takes shots while traveling, but some pictures come out better than others. The images on the following list can be used as proof that a good description of most "photographers," is "amateurs with a cell phone."

Remote and secluded places are very charming, but popular destinations such as the Niagara Falls and the Great Wall of China still make for stunning and awe-inspiring photos

Capturing an incredible and rare moment such as standing on the top of the world's tallest building, visiting famous landmarks, watching 16 lakes create a series of water falls and experiencing a volcano erupting right in front of you – even if it is dozens of miles away – is a breathtaking moment.

If you are trying to decide where to take your next vacation, take a look at these eye candy travel photos. The destinations on this list are sure to blow your mind.

Transylvania, Romania

Transylvania is a region in central Romania famous its medieval towns, mountains and castles, including the Gothic Bran Castle the legend of Dracula still lives. Romania is one of the most dollar-friendly in the world. International travelers go there to explore the Transylvania's natural beauty and rugged landscapes.

Dolomites, Italy

Set in northern Italy, the Dolomites were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2009. This range with more than a dozen major peaks, is a top destination for adventurous travelers — offering incredible mountain climbing, hiking, cycling and hang-gliding in the warmer months.

Moraine Lake in Banff National Park

Moraine Lake, and it stunningly bright, turquoise-blue color, is a famous sight-seeing destination in Banff National Park, one of the most incredible in Canada. Hiking, biking and rock climbing are popular, and people take advantage of the incredibly diverse rugged terrain. The ancient monoliths range from 45 to 120 million years old.

Garner State Park, Texas

Garner State Park offers many miles of hiking trails and camping options. It is a great place to visit for a swim or to enjoy a relaxing weekend. With almost 3 miles of Frio River, winding through 1,774 acres of scenic Hill Country terrain, the park has lots to see and do.

Antalya, Turkey

One of the most famous tourist places in Turkey is Antalya, a resort gateway in the Mediterranean, known as the Turquoise Coast for its blue waters. Millions of people visit the city every year to explore its majestic blend of sun, deep blue sea and mountains covered with trees.

Swiss Alps

The Alpine region of Switzerland is on the bucket list of every avid skier and nature lover. It comprises almost all of the highest mountains of the Alps. The mountain range's inspiring scenery of high summits, deep and steep valleys, and charming lakes are the perfect conditions for unforgettable year-round adventures.

Iceberg on the black sand beach

Jokulsarlon is famous for being a large glacial lagoon with icebergs floating around. But when you combine the ice pieces with the lake's other beauty – its black sand beaches – you get a stunning view of how different aspects of nature come together.

Seljalandsfoss Waterfalls, Iceland

If you want to see many breathtaking waterfalls in a small amount of time, go to Iceland. The country is full of them. You can actually walk behind this almost 200-foot stunning waterfall. This photo is taken during the incredible sunset at about 1 a.m.

Carpathian Mountains

The Carpathians are a mountain system in Eastern Europe, forming a natural border between Slovakia and southern Poland, extending southward through Ukraine and into Romania. The mountains, which are among the most popular resorts destinations on the continent, are often called the Green Pearl of Ukraine because of its forests and meadows.

Blue Ice Cave in Vatnajokull National Park

Walking inside a huge chunk of ice is best done in Vatnajökull Glacier in Iceland. The natural blue colors, unlike any other place on the planet, will blow your mind. The glacier was formed thousands of years ago, and is by far the largest one in the country – about 5,500 sq. miles.

Hall of the History of the Patriarchs, Thailand

This is one of the most important and scared Buddhist temples, located in the town of Kanchanaburi.

Northern Lights in Norway

One of the best places to see the Northern Lights, especially now before they disappear for a decade, is  in Northern Norway. People travel in droves every year to make the pilgrimage to Scandinavia and take in the extraordinary sight of a sky which is no longer blue but glows green, red or even pink.

Moeraki Boulders, New Zealand

The Moeraki Boulders, originally formed in sea floor sediments about 60 million years ago, are one of the most mysterious places on Earth. The large spherical "stones" are scattered on Koekohe Beach near Moeraki on New Zealand's Otago coast.

Eruption of Volcano Fuego, Guatemala

Volcán de Fuego, which translated to Volcano of Fire in English, is an active stratovolcano in Guatemala, and the most active in all of Central America. In January 2016, it erupted and sent ash more than 4 miles into the sky. In 2015 alone, it erupted 13 times.

The Towers, Torres del Paine National Park, Chile

This beautiful national park in Chile offers some of the most spectacular panoramas in the world. Capture views of incredible waterfalls, go hiking and relax by Lago Pehoe.

White Sands, New Mexico

White Sands is a national monument in New Mexico. It is composed of white, wave-like dunes that make up 275 square miles of desert, according to nps. It is the largest gypsum dunefield. Go backcountry camping, biking, hiking, sledding and participate in a ranger program.  

The Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon is one of the world's natural wonders and there is no question why. It is located in the state of Arizona in the United States. It became a National Park in 1919 and was the 17th national park to be established in the United States. It gets approximately 5 million visitors every year. Go rafting, camping, biking and hiking.

Niagara Falls

Formed by receding glaciers, Niagara Falls links the international border between the U.S. and Canada. It consists of three waterfalls: The Horseshoe Falls (the most powerful waterfall in North America), the American Falls, and the Bridal Veil Falls. The falls are located on the Niagara River and they have a combined fall with the highest flow rate of all of the world's waterfalls.

Kotor Bay, Montenegro

Experience Kotor Bay by sailing around its beautiful landscapes, or take a walk from Kotor old town and enjoy the bay. Make sure you visit some of their landmarks – Kotor's Castle of San Giovanni, City Walls, St. Tryphon Cathedral and Piazza of the arms.  

Algarve, Portugal

The Algarve is full of incredible sightseeing opportunities. Take in the beauty of the clear waters and go on a sea cave tour. Step onto the boat and float along Portugal's calm waters. Explore caves and alcoves and listen as the water crashes into the rocks beside you.

View from the Burj Khalifa, Dubai

Book your ticket and make your way up to the top of the world's tallest building. The Burj Khalifa is a 160-story skyscraper that offers some of the most spectacular views of Dubai.

Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China was placed on the World Heritage List by UNESCO in 1987. It is approximately 13,170 miles long. It is one of the most spectacular places to view the sunrise in the world; make sure you arrive early to secure yourself a spot.

The Maldives

There is just no way around it, the Maldives are absolutely stunning. Explore their gorgeous ocean and make you sure book your stay at Hilton's Conrad Maldives Rangali Island Resort. It's an underwater hotel, situated 16 feet below the surface. It's usually used for dining, but it can also be transformed into a place for sleep.

Plitvice National Park, Waterfalls

This national park is open year-round. It is full of stunning lakes, gorgeous waterfalls and unique caves. To view the waterfalls, you can walk on foot or take a scenic boat ride. Experience the thrill of 16 lakes falling into one another creating a series of waterfalls and cascades.

Lake Louise, Canada

This stunning lake is located in Alberta's Banff National Park. It is one of Canada's most iconic lakes. There is something to do year-round – go skating in the winter and paddling in the summer.  

Navagio Beach, Greece

Also known as Shipwreck Beach and Smugglers Cove, this site offers incredible views. It is located in the Greek Islands and is set among limestone cliffs. The only way to access the beach is by boat.

Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997. It provides you with some of the most dramatic coastal scenery in the world. With its colorful villages, coastal tunnels and spectacular cliffs, you will never run out of things to photograph.

Blue lagoon, Iceland

The Blue Lagoon is one of the planet's best hot springs. Enjoy the ultimate relaxation and complete spa experience. While you are there, check out some of their luxurious amenities – the Silica Mud Mask, its man-made waterfall, sauna and steam rooms, just to name a few.

Empire State Building

The Empire State Building is home to one of the world's most incredible observation points. View New York City from inside this world famous landmark. Ride the elevator up to the 86th floor, the main deck, for incredible views. Or, if you are not afraid of heights, keep riding the elevator up to the 102nd floor and view the city from one of its highest points.