Travel restrictions imposed by the worldwide pandemic trapped many of us in metropolitan areas. But now that constraints have been removed, the desire to explore nature and discover the outdoors is stronger than ever.
Viewing incredible wildlife while admiring the surroundings is one of the most awe-inspiring experiences to have, and wildlife destinations around the world should be on your travel bucket list even if you don’t consider yourself a wildlife lover!
But the real question is, where should you take a vacation? Check out the following destinations, which we rate as the best countries around the world for offering wildlife experiences.
There’s a lot to love about the world’s wildlife, from the megafauna of bears to glittering silver-scaled fish, the giants of the African plains to delicate and beautiful butterflies that live almost everywhere. Though not all of us have ample opportunity to get outdoors and experience nature as much as we’d like to.
If you’re an animal fan, here are some games that might appeal to you, which you can play if you’re transiting on long bus rides, stuck inside in isolation, or facing a long lock down as the result of a positive test.
Whether you’re looking to do some remote backcountry hiking and camping or simply want to visit a park closer to the big cities like Portland, here are some of Oregon’s best parks and natural spaces to experience.
Embarking across the savanna in pursuit of Africa’s iconic animals in locations like Kruger National Park is every explorer’s dream, but recent travel restrictions over the last year or so have made that dream difficult if not impossible for many. These African game reserves, national parks, and lodges are live-streaming safari footage to allow you to view wildlife in real time from the comfort of your home.
From grand green spaces like the U.S. National Arboretum and Theodore Roosevelt Island to more private secluded gardens, there are a number of natural spaces you can escape all the politics and congestion of the Washington D.C. Even the National Mall abounds with beautiful landscaping.