Inspiration for the Outdoor Family

There is a wide range of amazing outdoor families on Instagram that will make you want to lace up your hiking boots, throw on your backpack, and hit the dirt. It was hard to narrow it down to a shortlist! We’re thankful for the outdoor families that share their journey and the vision that shows, with a little planning and perseverance, you can take your kids pretty much anywhere.

One of the best ways to keep track of other outdoor families is to follow @hikeitbaby on Instagram, where we host weekly Instagram take-overs by nature-loving families from all over the globe!

Below are a few Instagram accounts we are loving right now.

Instagram Accounts We Love


Follow this family of six for the gorgeous photos. Stay for the insider tips and antidotes of this Utah based hiking clan.


Having a special needs child doesn’t stop the Forsyth family from outdoor adventure. They are an inspiration to all families with their real-life approach to making the outdoors happen.


Hike it Baby’s founder Shanti Hodges shares the outdoor adventures of her family and how they encourage outdoor time with their school-aged son, Mason.

Shanit Hodges Instagram profile



Looking to take your adventures abroad? Dan and Celine share inspiration and advice for traveling the globe with your tiny humans in tow.


Traveling the globe together, Chloe and her 5-year-old son Sebastian show single mamas, and adventure families in general, that anything is possible. You just have to go for it!


Maisy is hard of hearing and Brad is a single father. Together, they are making the outdoors a little extra beautiful. Their bond and love for each other is a daily inspiration.
Instagram account for alvinandsaige
What outdoor family Instagram accounts are your favorites? Share in the comments below. Are you an outdoor family with an Instagram account and interested in sharing your story with the Hike it Baby community through a weekend Instagram take-over? Send us a message on our Instagram @hikeitbaby and let us know.
Ready to hit the trail with like-minded, outdoor families in your neighborhood? Learn more about Hike it Baby membership and join today!


Hike it Baby is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to getting families outdoors and on trails across the U.S. and internationally, supporting, educating and inspiring families through their more than 300 communities across North America. Since its grassroots inception in 2013 in Portland, Oregon, Hike it Baby is now a growing community of 270,000 families and 500 volunteer branch ambassadors hosting more than 1,600 hikes per month. More information, as well as daily hike schedules, can be found at, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, and Instagram.


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