New Zealand
While New Zealand might be located at virtually the end of the world, that hasn’t stopped travelers from making the journey to the “Land of the Long White Cloud” time and time again. Comprised of the volcanic, lush green North Island and its rugged, mountainous neighbor to the south, New Zealand has virtually everything you could ask for in a destination. With a rich Maori heritage, beautiful beaches, geothermal spas, Lord of the Rings filming locations, and a growing wine culture—plus tons of adventure sports—Zealand has much to offer travelers, who are guaranteed to fall in love with this little nation.