I'm also playing Minecraft more than usual, especially now that they unified most of the different platforms. It makes it much easier to play with friends, and I try to meet up on several different Minecraft servers to play.
My favorite two servers to play on are Hypixel and PrimeMC. Hypixel in particular does a great job with incredible maps and storylines. There are lots of mini-games, leaderboards, and forums for the community. It's worth taking a look!