Looking for a perfect picture to take on your next vacation? Head to these three spots and you’ll find a postcard-worthy shot at your fingertips. Simply focus and hit the shutter key on your handheld or mobile camera. You won’t be disappointed.
Tip: Before leaving any of these amazing outlooks, make sure to at least put you and your family in a frame or two so you’ll have a photo to show off when you return home!
For impressive views of Honolulu and the Pacific Ocean, including the striking shorelines of Waikiki, Koko Head and Wai’anae, hike to the top of Diamond Head. From its summit, this 3,000-year-old volcanic formation offers impeccable views (featured above) and a terrific vantage point, which is why the U.S. military used Diamond Head as a vital lookout in the early 1900s.
Where to Stay: The Grand Islander by Hilton Grand Vacations Club
View from the top of Rockefeller Center.
Top of the Rock
New York City
Visit Rockefeller Center and take an elevator to the Top of the Rock for 360-degree views of the Big Apple. Though you can also get skyscraper views from atop the Empire State Building, you may want the iconic Empire State in your picture frame. The Top of the Rock presents a solution to do just that.
Where to Stay: West 57th Street by Hilton Club
View of Phuket, Thailand, from Karon Viewpoint.
Located near the border of the Karon and Rawai districts and in the hills of Kata Noi, the Karon Viewpoint is a must-see view for travelers. From this lookout, snap some shots of the town of Phuket and three of the city’s sweeping west coast beaches—Kata Noi Beach, Kata Beach and Karon Beach.
Where to Stay: Anantara Vacation Club Mai Khao Phuket