Outside, there is a multi-stage deck with river views, and acres of forest courtesy of a neighboring nature preserve. Up to seven friends can pile into this chic apartment within the heart of Rome. If the personal terrace and zen backyard aren’t intriguing sufficient, look for the little stone-carved door that leads right into a cellar — it was made inside a secret passage that used to attach the building to a nearby church. This Missouri rental that sleeps 12 incorporates a one-room schoolhouse. Telltale signs embody uncovered brick in the master suite and a winding staircase hidden away behind a bookshelf that leads to a secret loft bed room.
Taking a river kayaking tour or driving the “bamboo prepare,” whizzing by way of jungle undergrowth, rattling across tiny bridges and past rice paddies, offers much more unforgettable adventures. If you’re looking for tranquility and leisure, however you don’t need … Read MoreRead more