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05/16/2013 05:21 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Swimming Pools That Transport Us To A Place Where Stress Doesn't Exist (PHOTOS)

Swimming pools have a way of inspiring envy in even the hardest of hearts. It's something about the shimmering water in that impossible shade of blue that can transport one to a place where stress, meetings, e-mails and PTA duties do not exist.

Your next dip in a pool might be months away, but just take a moment to look at these oases of calm. Then, close your eyes and say, "Calgon, take me away."

1. DC Metro
2. DC Metro
3. Chicago, Illinois
4. San Francisco, California
5. Ercolano, Italy
6. Other Metro
7. Las Vegas, Nevada
8. San Diego, California
9. Austin, Texas
10. Other Metro

Think these pools are amazing? Check out these celebrities' swimming holes and get ready to be envious:

H/T Houzz

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