Yangshuo, China

A man paddles on the Li River on the outskirts of Yangshuo, southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region May 25, 2007. (Nir Elias / Reuters )

10 for the road: Getting adventurous

Best adventure travel for 2014, according to Lonely Planet (tinyurl.com/nscx2jo):

• Mountain biking, Avoriaz, France

• Sailing, Cape Horn, Chile

• Ice Marathon, Antarctica

• Swimming, Sporades islands, Greece

• Climbing Mount Baker on snowboard or skis, Washington state

• Kayaking, Kamchatka, Russia

• Rock climbing, Yangshuo, China

• Stand-up paddleboarding, Dominican Republic

• Whitewater rafting, Mosquito Coast, Honduras

• Travel by horse and cart, Myanmar (Burma)