- Scenery The Carretera Austral, a dusty dirt road that was blazed through southern Chile in the 1970s and ‘80s, has opened up one of the most beautiful places in the world to tourists. Rent a car, preferably a four-wheel-drive truck or jeep, and soak it all in.
- Glaciers To watch a chunk of ice break off the glaciers near Mount San Valentín and fall with a thundering splash into the sea below is reason enough for a trip along the southern coast to Laguna San Rafael National Park.
- Fishing Fly-fishing fanatics were among the first to explore this area thoroughly. At any number of lodges, you can step right outside your door for great fishing. A short boat trip brings you to isolated spots where you won’t run into another soul for the entire day.
- Rafting and kayaking The Futaleufú River is Class V-plus. That's raft speak for very fast-moving water. In fact, this river is considered one of the fastest in the world.
FODOR'S GO LIST 2015
The top 25 places we think should be on every traveler's radar this year.More