Outside correspondent Tim Neville writes frequently for the magazine and other large publications like The New York Times. He lives in Bend, Oregon, where he skis Mount Bachelor as much as he can. You can follow him on Twitter @Tim_Neville.
Winner: Shivling, India. Runner Up: Buena Vista, Colorado.
Winner: Bend, Oregon. Runner-Up: Bahía Concepcíon, Mexico.
Winner: Scotland. Runner-Up: Blue Ridge Mountains.
Winner: Chilko and Chilcotin Rivers, British Columbia. Runner-Up: Ord River, Australia.
Winner: Flanders and Wallonia, Belgium. Runner-Up: Southern Louisiana.
Winner: Cuenca, Ecuador. Runner-Up: Pahoa, Hawaii.
Winner: Grand St. Bernard Pass, Switzerland. Runner-Up: Yellowstone and Bozeman, Montana.
Winner: Fogo Island Inn, Newfoundland. Runner-Up: Juvet Landscape Hotel, Norway.
Winner: Awasi Patagonia Lodge, Chile. Runner-Up: Mallard Mountain Lodge, British Columbia.
Winner: Via Dinarica, the Balkans. Runner-Up: The Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland.
Winner: Secrets of the Archipelago, Indonesia.
Winner: Alaska Airlines. Runner-Up: Copa Airlines.
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Winner: Dolomites, Italy. Runner-Up: Santa Fe, New Mexico.
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