As the country begins to reopen, we'll keep publishing news to help you navigate the state of travel today (like whether travel insurance covers the coronavirus), as well as stories about places for you to put on your bucket list once it's safe to start going more far-flung.
BRIDGE CLIMBING scaling the trusses and cables above suspended roadwayshas been popular in Australia for years. But if you tried it stateside, you'd likely land in jailuntil now. Cincinnati-based Purple People Bridge Climb has received permission to lead patrons on half-mile scrambles from Newport, Kentucky, across five spans of the Ohio River's Purple People Pedestrian Bridge, and back to Cincinnati. From $60; www.purplepeoplebridgeclimb.com
Rome is burning my quads! Visitors to the Italian capital now have an alternative to tourist buses. SIGHTJOGGING matches runners with a multilingual trainer on any of nine five-mile jogging/sightseeing routes through the city. You'll still hear, "And on your left is St. Peter's Basilica . . ." It just won't be crackling through a loudspeaker. About $85 per hour; www.sightjogging.it
Round up your big-wheel buddies for western Colorado's second annual 18 HOURS OF FRUITA. From midnight on Friday, May 5, until 6 p.m. Saturday, teams and soloists will crank out five-and-a-half-mile laps through the desert. And if athletic glory isn't enough, New Belgium Brewing will be dispensing free Fat Tire Ale at the postrace party. From $225; www.emgcolorado.com