15 Best Pictures of Millennials Actually Going Outside

Ah, millennials! They can’t afford rent, they’re depressed, and make the best memes. But do they stay home all day while on their phones? False. They are also known for multitasking, and they sure go outside to take the best Instagram shots, and we’ve ranked the best of them.

#15. Road Trippin’

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Reaching the end of his 48-state road trip, Sean leans out the window to get the perfect shot of Grand Teton National Park.

Don’t miss the rest of our list!

#14. Rest Stop

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Millennials hate wasting time. That’s why these 4 friends are having a quick meal by their car before quickly getting back on the road.

Up next, one of the guys poses for the camera to show off his epic tattoos.

#13. Tatted Up

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Before hitting the road again, this guy wanted to show off his amazing tattoos.

Click on the next slide to see a baby-boomer learning how to selfie.

#12. Like Father, Like Son

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Casey shows his dad how to take an awesome selfie at the top of Ryan Mountain in Joshua Tree National Park.

#11 features a group of strangers who were united by nature.

#11. Come Together

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This is a usual sight at Joshua Tree, where travelers who live out their vehicles often create impromptu communities with strangers who are doing the same thing. Beautiful!

Another generational merger is coming up on #10.

#10. Mountain School

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Mountain School is a program where young rangers and grad students teach children about the outdoors at North Cascades National Park, destroying the stereotype that young generations hate nature.

Millennials are not only teachers, but also do other jobs related to nature. Check #9 to see which!

#9. Not All Heroes Wear Capes

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Some wear red helmets instead. Many millennials join fire crews when seeking work in nature.

Check out what job two millennial girls have on the next slide.

#8. Say Cheese

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These park rangers take an awesome selfie with Yosemite’s Half Dome behind them.

Some millennials want to work, but others just wanna have fun, just like those on #7.

#7. Natural Spa

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The hot springs near the Montana-Wyoming border is the only part of Yellowstone where people can immerse in thermal waters, and this group of students is making the best of it.

If you thought romance was dead, #6 will prove you wrong.

#6. Couple Goals

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This couple of millennials is making us all jealous. They’re super cute though, right?

We have reached our Top #5!

#5. Pictures with Flash

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This group of 5 girls from Montana State University frequently hike into wild areas, reveling in their adventures by flashing nature. 

Click on the next page to see an incredible photo of a guy backflipping into the water.

#4. Flippin’ Cool

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Steven took a seasonal job at this park to work on his photography skills. Gotta say, they’re already pretty cool.

Don’t miss our Top #3!

#3. The Best of Both Worlds

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These millennials brought a projector to the campground to watch a documentary about rock climbing in Yosemite, proving nature and technology coexist just fine.

#2 is pretty awesome (unless you’re afraid of heights).

#2. Fearless

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This impressive shot shows a backpacking guide traversing a 65-foot span over a precipitous drop in Yosemite. Don’t worry, he’s tethered to a high-line, you just can’t see it. We have reached our #1 pick!

#1. The Faces of a Generation

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So, do millennials go outside? The answer is yes. And, they absolutely kill it. 

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