Experience the beauty of Earth's dazzling rivers, lakes, and oceans during one of these aquatic adventures. From heart-racing thrills to calm and quiet moments, water-centered activities are as diverse as the bodies themselves. Find the one that fits you best and jump in.
Lead Image: Paddle around the creaking and calving glaciers and icebergs of Blackstone Bay in Prince William Sound, just an hour and a half’s drive from Anchorage, Alaska. Sea otters, harbor seals, bald eagles, and orcas could all make an appearance. PHOTOGRAPH BY DESIGN PICS/ALAMY