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Pandemic concerns continue to put a crimp in travel, especially international travel, but that doesn’t always stop the intrepid outdoor adventurer.

The 10 fastest-growing experiences categories (and 18 of the top 20) were all related to outdoor activities, according to the Viator 2022 travel trends report, a survey of 1,000 U.S. consumers. Outdoor activities grew 153% between 2019 to 2021. According to Deloitte's travel industry outlook, beaches lead among all destination types, followed by cities and outdoor experiences.

Travelers continue to flock to national parks for new adventures and fun. This is Tripadvisor’s list of the parks that delivered on both—and then some. To compile this list of best places in the world for outdoor enthusiasts, Tripadvisor takes into account the quality and quantity of traveler reviews and ratings on their site, and ranks the top 1%.

So pack your passport, vaccination card and hiking boots and start planning your next outdoor escape.

1 Arenal Volcano NP Costa Rica sh
2 corbett np india sh
3 serengeti np tanzania sh
4 maasai mara reserve kenya
5 Kruger leopard sh
5b kruger np safrica secretary bird sh
6 Fjordland- Milford sound New Zealand sh
7a Alaska hwy Denali Sh
7b denali np alaska grizzly bear sh
8 Kilimanjaro tanzania sh
9 Westland Tai Poutini NP, New Zealand franz josef glacier sh
10b New Forest National Park, Hampshire, enlgand sh
10 New Forest National Park Hampshire UK sh
11 snowdonia np england sh
12 banff np alberta canada sh
12b banff alberta canada sh
13 Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park, Italy sh
14 Jasper canada sh
14b jasper red chairs canada np sh
15 grand canyon ariz sh
16 Tarangire National Park, Tanzania sh
17. Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania sh
18 Freycinet National Park, Tasmania, Australia sh
19. Vatnajokull National Park, Iceland sh
19b Vatnajokull National Park, Iceland sh
20 grand tetons sh
21 bryce canyon np queens garden utah sh
22. Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia sh
23 Chapada dos Veadeiros NP Brazil sh
24 Uluru -Kata Tjuta NP Australia sh
25 Zion np Checubus : Shutterstock