In the midst of dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, the world is now addressing racial injustice after the senseless killing of George Floyd on May 25. To that end, outdoors publications and general news media have covered diversity in the outdoors, so some of the best recent reads on the subject are linked below.
Now that summer is in full swing and coronavirus reopening continues to phase in, families are planning summer vacations. In many cases, trips are different from what families originally planned. Travel may be shorter and closer to home — and is more likely to be in a natural setting where people hope to be able to maintain social distancing. Here’s the recent news on outdoors family travel.
Diversity in the outdoors
‘Black Birders Week’ Promotes Diversity and Takes on Racism in the Outdoors
Birding While Black: Jason Ward On Central Park Video, Racism And His Passion For Birds
Here’s How We Make the National Parks More Diverse
We’re Here. You Just Don’t See Us.
Inside A Black Family’s Cross-Country RV Trip
Coronavirus and travel
Is coronavirus canceling summer vacation for 2020? It depends who you ask
Can cleaning tech make people feel safe at hotels amid the coronavirus pandemic?
Post-Pandemic, You’re More Likely to Take More Road Trips
Camping is back, with fewer people and activities and more cleaning and waiting (umm … camping never left, so how is it back?)
How to Camp With a Baby Like a Pro
Camping in the West? Like everything these days, it’s complicated
Basic Campground Etiquette for Camping Beginners
Need fresh air while coronavirus social distancing? Seattle outdoors folk suggest these hikes without the crowds.
The Best Hiking Baby Carriers, According To Family Adventure Experts
Thinking About Flying With Kids? Here’s What to Consider Before You Book That Flight
The Cheapest U.S. Airports to Fly From
11 Great Alternatives to the Top National Parks
How to visit national parks as lockdowns lift