“Favorite Places Off The Map” Week 4

Summer is nearly in full swing! If you don’t have plans to hit up the beach or travel abroad anytime soon, you can live vicariously through the nearly 1,800 photos that have been submitted to our #NGCTakesYou contest. There are scenic coastlines, tropical waters and exotic locations galore! We’ve included a slide show with just a few of our favorites. Thanks to @rayray74, @sarahpurto, @shawnpsmart, @skijosh, @andrewcrmdy, @dalaelarue, @jenna_269, @lazybugsy, @mandaleigh79, @bigdaddykdawg.

Haven’t submitted your photo yet?  Go here for complete contest rules and prizes – then follow @natgeochannels and upload your photo to Instagram with the hashtag #NGCTakesYou.  Good luck!