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Our favorite visitor photos

As the year comes to a close, it’s time to reflect on all the wonderful adventures we had. The new year came with new beginnings, possibilities, and the chance to explore places you’ve never been before. Whether it was watching the sunset at the Grand Canyon, sailing into small ports in the Mediterranean, or biking in the Alps, there were so many enchanting places to explore.

The best part is that our guests had their cameras out capturing all these moments so that we could experience them too! We are always wowed at the incredible photos that are taken, and what makes it even better is seeing you embark on new adventures. Now, we want to share some of these special moments with you.



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This volcanic-like sunrise at Glacier National Park is unbelievable! Photo by @jasonweissphotography.


An incredible capture by @mattandkarensmith of a male bison walking along the edge of Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park. This park has so much to offer, from hikes to hot springs and majestic animals—everyone should visit Yellowstone at least once in their lifetime.


This year was all about stepping away from the hustle and bustle and stepping into nature, and our guests did just that! There’s no better way to challenge yourself than embarking on a new hike and being rewarded with a stunning view like this one of Zion National Park. Great shot @katelyntaylor_b!



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Nothing but breathtaking views from Grand Canyon National Park this year. Thank you for the video @dini0526!



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There’s something so unique about Death Valley. Its forbidden landscape leaves so much to explore, and makes for the perfect escape. We love seeing photos that our guests have taken here, including this one from @another_adventure_gram.



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We absolutely love this photo taken by @rachelgenther on a VBT Bicycling Vacations‘ tour in Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy. What an incredible adventure with a breathtaking view. With VBT, you are immersed into the local culture from the minute you arrive.


What a great compilation by @pointsandmilesdoc of a Country Walkers‘ tour across England. Talk about a bucket list experience!



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Stunning views atop Mount Rigi on a Central Europe Tour with Holiday Vacations. Thanks @mhestertravels!



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What a great video capturing a stunning Windstar cruise to Iceland. There are so many opportunities for adventure when you sail with Windstar Cruises. Thanks for the recap, @ottsworld!

Whether you’re checking off a bucket list destination, hiking in a national park you’ve always wanted to visit, or immersing yourself in a new culture around the world, Xanterra has you covered. We can’t wait to see where you go!

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