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By Sabrena Sasso / July 24, 2017

4 Survival Skills Everyone Should Learn

For most people living in the comfort of the modern world, natural survival skills seem like the stuff of movies...

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By Sabrena Sasso / July 17, 2017

5 Factors To Consider When Purchasing A Tent

One reason why camping is such a popular summertime hobby is that it requires little investment to get started. Sure,...

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By Sabrena Sasso / July 10, 2017

Classic Camping Activities to Share with Your Kids

Camping can be a fun and rewarding experience for people of all ages - from young couples enjoying a weekend...

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By Sabrena Sasso / July 3, 2017

6 Things to Bring Along On Your Next Camping Trip

Preparation is one of the most important ways you can make sure your next camping trip is a positive experience....

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By Sabrena Sasso / June 26, 2017

Plan Ahead for Your Next Camping Trip

There’s a lot to be said about planning ahead. You’re able to minimize the fallout by being prepared for anything...

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By Sabrena Sasso / June 19, 2017

Five Reasons You Should Get Out and Camp This Summer

If you’re looking for something exciting and memorable to do as a family this summer, you’re in luck. Camping at...

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By Sabrena Sasso / June 12, 2017

How to Camp Like a Pro This Summer

Your summer camping trip should be everything you imagine it to be. It should be fun, relaxing, and enjoyable. It...

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By Sabrena Sasso / June 5, 2017

Tips for Keeping Your Campsite Clean and Free of Debris

Have you ever arrived to a campsite and found that it needed a thorough cleaning before you camped there? If...

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By Sabrena Sasso / May 30, 2017

Rainy Day Campsite Activities for the Family to Enjoy

There are many factors to consider when planning a family camping trip. In addition to the duration and location of...

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By Sabrena Sasso / May 15, 2017

Keep Your Cool While Camping This Summer

Personal hygiene is something that many people prioritize while camping. If they look and feel clean, they’re more apt to...

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By Sabrena Sasso / May 8, 2017

Tread Lightly Camping Helps You Leave No Trace Wherever You Go

You may have heard the saying, “Leave nothing behind but footsteps, and take nothing but pictures.” This way of living...

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By Sabrena Sasso / May 1, 2017

Preparing Financially for Long-Term Camping

If the idea of camping long-term appeals to you, there are a number of ways you can approach the financial...

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By Sabrena Sasso / April 24, 2017

Planning a Romantic Camping Trip for Two

If you’re looking for a way to spice up your love life, and connect on a personal level with your...

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By Sabrena Sasso / April 17, 2017

Stay Connected by Camping Where There’s Free Wi-Fi

In today’s technologically-driven world, it’s hard to do without electronic devices. Even when you attempt a digital-free weekend, something inevitably...

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By Sabrena Sasso / April 10, 2017

Some Hacks You’ll Want to Try on Your Next Camping Trip

Even the most prepared person will experience some surprises while camping. That’s why it pays to be inventive. Improvisation is...

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By Sabrena Sasso / April 3, 2017

Plan a Family Camping Road Trip with Kids

Have you thought about how you want to spend summer break with your children? What about a camping road trip?...

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By Sabrena Sasso / March 27, 2017

How to Build a Solar Oven for Cooking Outdoors

A campfire is great but not permitted at every campground. So, how do you cook the food you want to...

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By Sabrena Sasso / March 20, 2017

Create an Outdoor Survival Kit from Scratch

An outdoor survival kit has a lot to offer a person. It can be customized to meet you and your...

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By Sabrena Sasso / March 13, 2017

From Camping to Glamping in Four Easy Steps

If you’re the type of person who prefers to see the Great Outdoors with the assistance of a tour guide...

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By Sabrena Sasso / March 6, 2017

How to Make the Most of Your Next Camping Trip

A camping trip can serve as the ultimate adventure. It doesn’t matter if it’s your first or one of many...

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By Sabrena Sasso / March 2, 2017

How to Camp with Pets: What You Should Bring with You

The key to successful camping is to make it as comfortable as possible for everyone involved. This includes your pets....

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By Sabrena Sasso / February 20, 2017

Natural Crafts You Can Do with Kids

Camping is great. You get a break from your busy life in the city or suburbs to hike, swim, and...

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By Sabrena Sasso / February 13, 2017

A Guide to Building the Perfect Campfire

Building a campfire is rewarding, but it can also be difficult and frustrating. Here is a guide to help you...

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By Sabrena Sasso / February 6, 2017

7 Items To Bring Along On Your Next Camping Trip

Camping can be an amazing experience, but if you’re not prepared it can easily turn into an annoyance at best...

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By Sabrena Sasso / January 30, 2017

3 Soups To Make Over A Campfire

Soup--the quintessential cool weather food. Soups are easy to make, filling, and delicious. For campers who like to plan meals...

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By Sabrena Sasso / January 23, 2017

5 Reasons To Learn How to Swim

Don’t know how to swim? Don’t worry -- you’re not alone. The Red Cross of America recently conducted a survey...

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By Sabrena Sasso / January 16, 2017

7 Reasons Why Camping Makes A Great Hobby

Finding a hobby that you can be passionate about is more than just a good way to occupy your free...

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By Sabrena Sasso / January 9, 2017

4 Ways to Ensure Bugs Don’t Bug You On Your Next Camping Trip

As anyone who has ever suffered a mosquito bite, a bee sting, or an ant invasion knows, bugs can really...

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By Sabrena Sasso / January 3, 2017

Sleeping Tips for Campers

Many people make the mistake of believing that a camping trip automatically entails poor sleep. This is a real shame,...

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By Sabrena Sasso / December 27, 2016

Buying the Perfect Camping Chair

A good camping chair can be the icing on the cake to a camping trip. When you have a comfortable...

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By Sabrena Sasso / December 20, 2016

3 Common Camping Misconceptions

Camping can be a blast, as long as you know what you’re doing. You don’t have to be an expert...

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By Sabrena Sasso / December 12, 2016

4 Creative Twists on the Classic Campfire Hotdog

Hot Dogs are the classic camping meal. They’re simple, delicious, and to many, they are the taste of summer. However,...

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By Sabrena Sasso / December 5, 2016

Finding the Perfect Tent

When camping, your tent is your home away from home. And while camping is all about “roughing it” in nature,...

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4 Tent Accessories That No One Should Go Without
By Sabrena Sasso / November 28, 2016

4 Tent Accessories That No One Should Go Without

As you plan your next camping trip, be sure that you prepare and have these four handy tent accessories on-hand!...

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By Sabrena Sasso / November 21, 2016

Tips for Making Your Camping Experience a Little More Glamorous

If you like the idea of camping but aren’t ready to give up your high thread count sheets, there are...

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Cold Weather Camping Gear Must-Haves
By Sabrena Sasso / November 14, 2016

Cold Weather Camping Gear Must-Haves

Camping for some people is a year round event. It’s something they enjoy and can’t get enough of, even when...

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By Sabrena Sasso / November 7, 2016

Why Every Serious Camper Brings Duct Tape with Them

If you didn’t include duct tape on your camping supply list before, it’s certainly time that you did now. You’ll...

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Keep Your Tent in Tip Top Shape This Camping Season
By Sabrena Sasso / October 31, 2016

Keep Your Tent in Tip Top Shape This Camping Season

Among the most important supplies you bring with you camping is your tent. It’s what protects you from bad weather,...

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4 Keys to Healthy Camping
By Sabrena Sasso / October 27, 2016

4 Keys to Healthy Camping

Camping can be a very healthy activity--after all, it encourages us to get outdoors and to get active. There are,...

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Step Up Your S’more Game with These Three Ingredients
By Sabrena Sasso / October 18, 2016

Step Up Your S’more Game with These Three Ingredients

Who doesn’t love s’mores? The ooey gooey texture and sweet medley of graham crackers, chocolate, and marshmallows make the perfect...

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Give Camp Food Zest by Creating a Camper’s Spice Kit
By Sabrena Sasso / October 11, 2016

Give Camp Food Zest by Creating a Camper’s Spice Kit

If eating bland camp food on a trip doesn’t sound the least bit appealing to you, you’re not alone. Most...

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Rain, Rain, Go Away!
By Sabrena Sasso / October 4, 2016

Rain, Rain, Go Away!

For the unprepared, rainy weather can really put a damper on what would have been a perfect camping trip. Thankfully,...

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5 Blogs on Family Camping You Should Follow
By Sabrena Sasso / September 27, 2016

5 Blogs on Family Camping You Should Follow

A great camping blog can help get you excited about your upcoming trip, it can help you make the smartest...

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7 Foods that are Great for Camping
By Sabrena Sasso / September 21, 2016

7 Foods that are Great for Camping

  Of all the great camping activities out there, campfire cooking ranks as one of the most popular. Hotdogs and...

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5 Tips for Cool-Weather Camping
By Sabrena Sasso / September 13, 2016

5 Tips for Cool-Weather Camping

September has arrived, school is back, and the leaves are already beginning to change. The arrival of fall doesn’t mean...

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4 Tips for Camping Without Leaving an Ecological Footprint
By Sabrena Sasso / September 6, 2016

4 Tips for Camping Without Leaving an Ecological Footprint

Because camping, backpacking, and other outdoor adventures are so fun, it is important to understand how to preserve the great...

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5 Activities to Enjoy While Camping
By Sabrena Sasso / September 1, 2016

5 Activities to Enjoy While Camping

Apart from the allure and entertainment that leaving behind day-to-day life, pitching a tent, and sleeping out under the open...

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For some, camping in the great outdoors is an opportunity to get out and escape from the bondage of modern living, to leave behind the cellphones and laptops
By Sabrena Sasso / August 30, 2016

Five Items for Comfortable Camping

For some, camping in the great outdoors is an opportunity to get out and escape from the bondage of modern...

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6 Awesome Camping Apps
By Sabrena Sasso / August 30, 2016

6 Awesome Camping Apps

Mobile applications can help make camping more convenient. Here are a few great choices to consider downloading before your next...

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6 Camping Items that are Commonly Overlooked
By Sabrena Sasso / August 30, 2016

6 Camping Items that are Commonly Overlooked

Forgetting an important item can quickly put a damper on an otherwise picture perfect camping trip. Make sure you check...

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How to Build A Campfire
By Sabrena Sasso / August 30, 2016

How to Build A Campfire

Everybody enjoys the beloved tradition of building a campfire; it is an activity that has been enjoyed by families and...

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Five Traits Of A Great Campsite
By Sabrena Sasso / August 30, 2016

Five Traits Of A Great Campsite

Camping can be a fun, exciting, and even therapeutic activity for the entire family--especially when you pick the perfect campsite!...

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Camping Safety for Kids
By Sabrena Sasso / August 30, 2016

Camping Safety for Kids

Almost nothing in the world is more fun for kids than a camping trip in the woods. In the adult...

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By Sabrena Sasso / August 3, 2016

REMINDER: Water War Weekend at Saco River Camping Area

Don't miss our amazingly fun water war weekend on August 13, 2016!  Last year, we rolled out this family-fun event...

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Campfire Fun and Safety Tips
By Sabrena Sasso / July 7, 2016

Campfire Fun and Safety Tips

Everyone loves a good campfire. Whether it’s relaxing and roasting hotdogs and marshmallows in those warm spring and summer months,...

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5 Ways to Stay Cool at Saco River Camping Area This Summer
By Sabrena Sasso / June 28, 2016

5 Ways to Stay Cool at Saco River Camping Area This Summer

Ready for a fun summer at Saco River Camping Area? While you’re here, keep it cool as a cucumber with...

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10 Signs You Need To Return To Saco River Camping Area
By Sabrena Sasso / June 23, 2016

10 Signs You Need To Come Back To Saco River Camping Area

It's your first time out on Saco River, the sun is shining, the kids are having a blast and you're...

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5 Tips for Enjoying Your Time At The River This Summer
By Sabrena Sasso / June 15, 2016

4 Tips for Enjoying Your Time At The River This Summer

  Like all bodies of water, rivers ignite “something” in us. They offer us pristine settings where we can enjoy...

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Fun Summer Camping Recipes
By Sabrena Sasso / June 10, 2016

Fun Summer Camping Recipes

Want to make your summer camping trip a little more exciting? How about incorporating that unique and delectable recipe that...

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By Sabrena Sasso / June 3, 2016

Water Safety Tips To Keep In Mind

Are you planning a trip to Saco River this summer? There are plenty of water safety tips that you should keep...

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By Sabrena Sasso / May 25, 2016

How To Plan The Perfect Summer Camping Trip

In our technologically connected world where everything is only a button press away, camping offers a novel way to disconnect...

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By Sabrena Sasso / May 18, 2016

Why Camping is Good for Your Health

Everybody gets a kind of therapeutic feeling when they head out into the woods to experience nature. In our intensively...

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By Sabrena Sasso / May 11, 2016

Tips for Camping With Babies

Camping with babies could be a challenge.  In fact, many think of it as an impossible task.  We're here to...

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By Sabrena Sasso / May 4, 2016

Your Camping Grocery Shopping List

One of the best parts of camping is getting the food prepared for your big trip! What should you buy?...

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By Sabrena Sasso / April 27, 2016

Choosing the Perfect Family Campground

Where you choose to go camping will certainly have an overall impact on the experience and level of enjoyment that...

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By Sabrena Sasso / April 27, 2016

Kids Outdoor Fun – Spring Camping To-Do List

  One of the best aspects of spring is being able to enjoy the outdoors in warmer temperatures again. After...

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By SRCA / April 7, 2016

Best Ways of Taking Care Camping Gear

Best Ways of Taking Care Camping Gear   Camping gear is quite expensive and if taken care of correctly, can last...

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By SRCA / March 28, 2016

Annual Spring Clean-Up

Saco’s 2016 Annual Spring Clean-Up Is Here! Saco’s 2016 Annual Spring Clean-Up Is Here! Spring is here again and the...

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By SRCA / March 23, 2016

Family Fun – We have some great ideas!

Family Fun - We have some great ideas!  Fun Camping Activities for the Entire Family If you are planning a...

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By SRCA / March 13, 2016

Fun Things To Do In North Conway

Fun Things to Do in North Conway If you are looking to get out and explore while camping at Saco...

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By SRCA / March 8, 2016

Top Camping Gear of 2016

  Top Camping Gear of 2016   With camping season just around the corner, it’s time to stock up on...

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By SRCA / March 4, 2016

The Kid-Friendly Camping Checklist

If you have traveled with children before, you know that you will need to bring just about everything but the...

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By admin / February 23, 2016

Fun Camping Recipes

  Fun Camping Recipes the Entire Family Will Love   Part of the enjoyment of camping is gathering around the...

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By SRCA / February 23, 2016

Tips for Winter Camping

Tips for winter Camping Camping is usually considered a warmer-weather activity, but camping during the winter months is a great...

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By SRCA / February 11, 2016

Camping Games

4 Family Fun Camping Games   Who doesn’t love a little outdoor fun?  What can be better then being surrounded...

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