There are many activities you can enjoy close to home, whether you're visiting your favorite public, state or national park, or just spending time in your neighborhood. While various activities may not be possible during some seasons, there are so many ways to be active throughout the year. This includes hiking, walking, running, fishing and hunting, golfing, rock or ice climbing, snowshoeing, fitness classes, held outside or virtually that allow distance. skiing, including cross-country and downhill skiing. Being outside offers other benefits too. It offers an emotional boost and can help you feel less intense, stressed, angry or depressed. And the most important thing is the sunlight which gives the body vitamin D.