Just because we haven’t been traveling doesn’t mean our favorite destinations weren’t busy creating new adventures, thinking more sustainably, and capitalizing on the pandemic-driven outdoor boom. There’s a lot to be excited about this year. If you don’t know where to start, we’ve got you. Here’s everything (give or take) in the adventure travel world worth knowing about this year.
1. Sustainability Is the Future
We all know that some of the planet’s most beautiful places are being loved to death. COVID-19’s forced pause on tourism has been a wake-up call about just how significant our environmental impact is. Here are three ways the travel industry plans to dial it back going forward.
Reservations Only: Before the pandemic, the thought of calling ahead to visit a national park or an outdoor mecca seemed preposterous. But