Summer is finally in full swing, which means long weekends galore—perfect for exploring the great outdoors. We have many choices for spending more time appreciating our natural resources: Take a walk through a wildlife refuge, go on a beach hike to an abandoned lighthouse, or backpack through a National Park, just to name a few. There are so many ways to explore nature all across the country.
Read these books to find motivation for exploring outdoors this summer. From visiting city parks to climbing mountains, let these practical planning guides and inspirational stories move you to see and do great things.