What's out the door: These remote cabins are accessible only by rafting through the lower Rogue River Canyon—along one of Oregon’s Wild and Scenic protected rivers—or hiking 3.5 miles along the forested National Rogue River Trail (watch for osprey, river otters, eagles, and deer) from the town of Marial. Want to splurge? You can also jetboat or helicopter in. Once there, you’ll the rushing lower Rogue River is steps away; the famed Class IV rapid, Blossom Bar, is just a bit north of the lodge and cabins.
Who will love it: Families with teens; adrenaline-junky couples.
6 cabins with 18 rooms for rent (sleep 1 – 4); $$; paradise-lodge.com