Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-300mm F3.5-5.6G ED VR
Nikon's AF-S Nikkor 18-300mm F3.5-5.6 VR lens offers the longest zoom range currently available for any interchangeable lens camera system. But this comes with all of the usual optical compromises associated with a superzoom, in a large, heavy package. It's also much more expensive than third party alternatives.
Nikon DX SLR owners looking for the longest possible zoom range in a single lens.
Photographers looking for the best possible image quality, especially at telephoto
Review of Nikon 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX AF-S Nikkor
By: SLR Gear
There is definitely a wide array of options in the travel zoom department, but it comes down to the age-old concession between image quality and convenience. The performance you get out of the Nikon, or any travel zoom, at its extreme telephoto range, is not going to be comparable to any dedicated zoom lens. But if you can only bring one lens, then it's probably better to have the all-in-one...