Adventure Travel

6 International Adventures You Need to Have in 2019

From Canada to Peru to New Zealand, our writers have been to some wild places. Put these on your wish list for next year.

Peru: Hike Choquequirao, a Forgotten Incan Refuge

Oscar Durand

Trek deep into the heart of the mountains to find an ancient city. Read the Full Story

British Columbia: Kayak the Great Bear Rainforest

Great Bear Rainforest
Tegra Stone Nuess

On Canada’s west coast, countless animals—and the occasional kayaker—thrive. Read the Full Story

Alaska: Packraft the Nizina River

Louisa Albanese

On a trip in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, our scout finds what lies behind the mythology of the landscape—and her own past. Read the Full Story

Nepal: Trek the Great Himalaya Trail

Great Himalaya Trail
Wiebke Nedel

One of the world’s wildest routes combines hiking and mountaineering to reach some of the country’s most remote regions. Read the Full Story

New Zealand: Explore the North Island

Whanganui River
Louisa Albanese

Let the crowds have the South Island. We found a paddling, trekking, climbing paradise on New Zealand’s North Island, where the adventure density means you can do three life-list trips in a week. Read the Full Story

Italy: Climb the Alta Via 4

Alta Via
William M. Rochfort, Jr.

On a via ferrata, a new mom finds strength in the Dolomites’ vertical terrain. Read the Full Story

The New Year is almost here. That means 365 days to roam, explore new places, and get lost. Need ideas? These six trips will take you hiking and paddling around five different continents, from iceberg-filled lakes in Alaska to the Goblin Forest of New Zealand’s North Island. They may not take up all 365 days of your year. But they’re a heck of a start.