Travel News Travel Tips TripSavvy Is Celebrating Outdoor Adventures in May We've put together the ultimate guidebook for spending time in nature By Staff Author Published on 05/10/21 Share Pin Email Ryan Dearth Photography Were parking lots at your local trailheads packed last year? Did you plan your annual National Park vacation only to find sold-out campsites? You're not alone. Not surprisingly, a stunted spring led more Americans than ever to find solace in the Great Outdoors during the latter half of 2020. According to data from the Outdoor Industry Association, Americans took up running, bicycling, day hiking, bird watching, and camping in great numbers since March 2020. And we're hoping they stick around. With that in mind, we've dedicated our May feature package to outdoors and adventure. Whether you're looking for top gear picks from experts, essential outdoor skills to master, or under-the-radar trails and parks to plan your summer adventures, we've got you covered. Read more: The Best State Park in Every State How to Plan a National Park Trip As a Person With a Disability Outdoor Activities Soared During the Pandemic—Including Some You Might Not Expect The Best Destinations in the U.S. to See by Bike The Best Outdoor Activity in Every U.S. State The Best New Hiking Trails Around the World Why Are So Many Hotels Opening Near National Parks? "I Never Wanted to Leave": 8 Readers Share Their First Outdoor Experiences 10 Delicious Wild Plants You Can Find in the U.S. 15 Outdoor Skills to Master This Year, With Expert Tips and Tricks How the Founder of Disabled Hikers Is Advocating for Accessibility in the Outdoors 9 Products Outdoor Experts Don't Leave Home Without Mario Lopez Talks Road Trips, the Great Outdoors, and His Favorite Packing Strategy Was this page helpful? Thanks for letting us know! Share Pin Email Tell us why! Submit TripSavvy Is Celebrating Food and Drink in September Mount Aspiring National Park: The Complete Guide Makoshika State Park: The Complete Guide Mario Lopez Talks Road Trips, the Great Outdoors, and His Favorite Packing Strategy New Hampshire's Miller State Park is a Place for Peak Views 9 Products Outdoor Experts Don't Leave Home Without How the Pandemic Has Changed Street Food in Asia TripSavvy Is Celebrating Architecture and Design in August How the Founder of Disabled Hikers Is Advocating for Accessibility in the Outdoors The Best Beach Hacks Recommended to Us by Experts How to Plan a National Park Trip As a Person With a Disability The Best Outdoor Activity in Every State 15 Outdoor Skills to Master This Year, With Expert Tips and Tricks "I Never Wanted to Leave": 8 Readers Share Their First Outdoor Experiences TripSavvy Is Celebrating Beaches and Islands in July Why Are So Many Hotels Opening Near National Parks?