So much of the outdoors recreation and travel news is also coronavirus news, so this week I don’t have a separate category for the coronavirus. It’s all the same. What’s also new is that some national parks are using reservations for visitors, and apparently paddlesports equipment is selling out (the way bicycles reportedly did this spring). Here’s a roundup of recent news articles about family travel and the outdoors.
Diversity in the outdoors
Here’s how national parks are working to fight racism
How We Can Build an Anti-Racist Outdoor Industry
Rising Coronavirus Cases Aren’t Keeping All Tourists From National Parks
If You Really Want to Visit a National Park, Skip the Big Ones
You could be required to make a reservation before visiting a national park this summer
The Pandemic and the National Parks
During Pandemic, A Renewed Embrace of Camping
Is it safe to camp right now? What you should know
Forest Service, CDC Provide Safe Camping Guidelines
Before you plan your summer road trip, read this
Is It Safe To Take A Summer Road Trip In The COVID-19 Era?
7 Best West Coast Road Trips in the U.S.
Car been sitting idle during the COVID-19 outbreak? Here’s how to prep it for a road trip
9 Tips to Survive a Road Trip as a Single Parent
Real survival tips: How to hike with kids
The least-congested hiking trail in every state
Here are 8 of the best places to kayak in Metro Detroit
Kayaking for Beginners: An Essential Checklist
Kayaks, paddle boards, and canoes are selling out—here’s where to still buy them
The Mom’s Guide to the Hudson Valley
5 fun family destinations in New York State
This North Carolina Island Is the Ultimate Secluded Family Vacation Destination