"Whether your particular brand of travel involves hiking, paddling, or sampling fine foods from another culture, this year's new crop of adventures is sure to get ...Wild and scenic Chetco River - This year, Oregon-based Northwest Rafting Company has secured the first commercial permit in a decade for rafting trips down southern Oregon's wild Chetco River. Not for the faint of heart, the Chetco is a Class IV river with "epic" rapids. But this trip is about more than an adrenaline rush: Think crystal-clear pools for swimming, scenic canyon hikes, and the absolute tranquility of a remote and virtually unvisited river. If you're serious about rafting, this new-for-2013 trip may be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Offered By: Northwest Rafting Company When: June 2013 Length: 5 days Price: $1,495 . . . "