2017 Shoot for the Stars Winners

Another year, another amazing collection of photos from Vacation Quest members! From relaxing Caribbean islands to magical European cities to hidden gems in the United States, your photos are a reminder of all the wonderful sights travel can bring.

And what wonderful memories you shared! Here are the Shoot for the Stars winners for 2017, as selected by our executives:

Family and Friends

1st – Guillermo and Melissa G.; Houston, TX.

“The 2017 family getaway at South Padre Island during our stay at the Solare Condominiums.”

2nd – Edward and Kathy E.; Marietta, GA.

“Sibling love while looking at a waterfall in the Great Smoky Mountains.”

3rd – Jeremy and Janet I.; Edmond, OK.

“Sand Pebbles Resort, Solana Beach, California, September 2016, our little family, We buried daddy in the sand on the beautiful beach”


1st – Mark W.; Dallas, TX.

“When we went to Lake Tahoe, we never expected to come across a view like this. We think it’s spectacular and Heavenly Mountain was delightful.”

2nd – William and Rosemary M.; Piedmont, OK.

“The beautiful Diablo Lake in the Northern Cascades National Park.”

3rd – Randel Ramirez; San Antonio, TX.

“My favorite color is ‘sunset.'”

Wild and Fun

1st – Agenda B.; Houston, TX.

“My son wiping out on a skimboard at Splash Resort in Panama City, Florida.”

2nd – Mike B. and Karen R.; Oklahoma City, OK.

“We were thrilled to kayak to Mill Creek Falls on Lake Jocassee while vacationing in Dillard, Georgia.”

3rd – Michael and Tiffany B.; Broken Arrow, OK.

“Footprints in the sand are always fun. This one turned out pretty good! We always enjoy Destin, Florida.”

Thank you all for submitting your photos – it’s so great to see all of the adventures, fun and discoveries.

Start thinking about the 2018 contest now – more details are coming soon!

Corey is a writer from Overland Park, KS, and has been with Vacation Quest since September. Once a sportswriter, he traveled the country and became proficient in airport security line etiquette and leaving items in hotel rooms.