A river cruise down the Loire Valley to visit the chateaux and sample the wines of the region. Aerial view of Château de Chenonceau, Loire Valley, France (by Baloulumix). I so badly want to go to the loire valley!
Sliding Rock, Brevard, NC: Think of this angled rock face as nature’s original waterslide. Smoothed by centuries of flowing water, the boulder shoots bathers into the frigid Carolina mountain waters like they have buttered backsides.