July/August 2009 Features

  • Photo: Parliament, Big Ben, and the London Eye along the Thames

    Best Family Trips

    Take the kids on a vacation they'll never forget. Get our full list—chosen by the experts at National Geographic Traveler magazine—and plan your family's next great adventure.

  • Photo: Historic Boulder Theater, Colorado

    Photo Gallery: Boulder, Colorado

    Enjoy scenes from Colorado's "practically perfect" little city in this gallery from Traveler.

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    World in Focus Photo Contest

    Rate your favorite entries, view past winners, and download wallpaper from the World in Focus Photo Contest.

July/August 2009 Columns

  • Photo: Portrait of columnist Don George

    Trip Lit

    Book of the Month: Hot House Flower and the 9 Plants of Desire, by Margot Berwin

  • Photo: Portrait of columnist Daisann McLane

    Real Travel

    Can washing and drying really be the stuff of lasting travel memories?

  • Photo: Dolly Parton

    One on One

    Quintessential country music star Dolly Parton likes to keep it real.

  • Photo: Kenya zebras grazing


    Approaching Kenya’s wildlife via horseback makes you feel truly alive (if a bit nervous).

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2015 Traveler Photo Contest

  • Picture of a tree under night stars in Deadvlei, Namibia

    See the Winners

    Explore the top photos, share your favorites, and browse all entries.