No. 14 Great Barrier Reef Islands, Queensland, Australia
No. 13 Vancouver Island, British Columbia A magnet for off-the-grid adventurists, Vancouver Island is all about rugged beauty, with old-growth rainforests, wilderness coastlines, and rare wildlife spotting—within easy reach of charming coastal towns and the city of Vancouver. For quiet strolls and big-wave-watching, Chesterman Beach in Tofino delivers the ideal toes-in-the-sand experience.