Category Archive for: ‘Camping Tips’

Ten Things to Keep in Mind When Planning a Fall Camping Trip

Ten Things to Keep in Mind When Planning a Fall Camping Trip

The fall is a wonderful time of year to go camping. Not only are temperatures starting to cool down after the heat of summer, but the leaves are changing and the world is full of beauty. To make sure your fall camping trip is as enjoyable as possible, keep these ten things in mind during the planning process: 1. Check …

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Choosing a Safe and Comfortable Campsite

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Nothing compares to camping out under the stars but just because you are roughing it doesn’t mean you can’t be comfortable. There is an option between unrolling a sleeping bag on the hard ground and holing up in a hotel, you just have to find it. Keep reading to learn how to choose a campsite that is both safe and …

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My Tent Camping Checklist

My Tent Camping Checklist

It is virtually impossible to create a camping checklist that will work for everyone. We all have different preferences for how we like to camp. Some folks backpack and camp along the trail, while others (like me) prefer car camping at a campground. I tend to prefer state parks, especially if they have hiking trails and a river or lake. …

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Make Your Campsite More Comfortable

Six Simple Tips to Make Your Campsite More Comfortable

There is nothing better than spending a weekend in the great outdoors. Just because you want to “get away from it all,” however, doesn’t mean that you can’t be comfortable while you do it. You don’t have to go so far as to buy a camper that costs as much as a small house, but there are some simple things …

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Prepared for an Emergency While Camping?

Are You Prepared for an Emergency While Camping?

Camping is the perfect way to experience the natural beauty of the great outdoors while taking a break from the hectic pace of daily life. Airing out your tent and sleeping bag or pointing the RV toward the furthest horizon allows you to reconnect with nature and explore sights more awe-inspiring than your dreams. Emergencies – of any type – …

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Stay Safe When Camping at a New Location

How to Stay Safe When Camping at a New Location

Camping is an activity that the beckons you to roast marshmallows, sightsee the wilderness and pass the night sharing stories by the campfire with family and friends — what’s not to love? But while spending a few days exploring the outdoors can be adventurous and thrilling, it’s essential to maintain your safety throughout your travels, too. While navigating your way …

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Light My Fire

Light My Fire - Everything You Didn’t Know You Needed to Know About Campfires

When you think of camping, what comes to mind? Scenes of nature, relaxation and, of course, the iconic campfire. Even if you’re RVing, building a campfire is one of the “must do” activities on many campers’ lists. If you’ve never built one – or it’s been years since you’ve had your last campfire – you might be stunned to know …

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How to Plan a Large Group Camping Trip

How to Plan a Large Group Camping Trip

Small, intimate camping trips can be fun, but there’s nothing quite like a big group camping trip for really making memories. Unfortunately, planning them can also easily turn into a logistics nightmare unless you’ve got some help with the coordination. That’s what we’re here for. Here are a few tips and tricks that can make your group camping trip one …

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Staying Safe While Camping

Camping Security

It’s easy to let your guard down while enjoying some carefree time with friends and family. Unfortunately, not everyone we encounter in the “Great Outdoors” is as honest or law-abiding as we might like. So, we must take measures to protect ourselves, our loved ones and our property from others – even when in the relative solitude of nature. Sprucing …

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Camping Gear DIY: Make Your Own Supplies

Camping Gear DIY: How to Make Your Own Supplies

The original idea behind camping is “roughing it” — we leave our comfortable homes and stick it out in the woods for a few days, just for the fun of it. But all the modern camping supplies available now can take away from that simplistic purpose, and rack up an expensive bill while they’re at it. Here are five DIY …

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