For some, the thought of lying around on a beach sipping a fruity cocktail is unimaginable as an ideal vacation. While of course, everyone has their own definition of “relax and unwind,” there’s a certain population that experiences this through the thrill of active pursuits.

And as road tripping and socially distant travel has become increasingly popular in the age of COVID-19, so has the opportunity to explore within our own backyards. What better way to explore than with a little adventure? These vacations provide a variety of choices for the modern explorer to become one with nature. 

So if you’re a big outdoor adventurer, or if you’d like to be, there are certain travel destinations you’ll really want to consider. From hiking to biking to diving, these adventure-centric trips should be on every outdoor enthusiast’s bucket list.