If you’ve never camped before, you’ve probably heard advice from many people that have. You’ve heard their suggestions and want to make some adaptations based on your unique needs. After all, camping is a personal experience, right? Rather than make things more complicated than they need to be, you’d like to learn some shortcuts that […]

If eating bland camp food on a trip doesn’t sound the least bit appealing to you, you’re not alone. Most campers prefer home cooked meals with flavor. That’s why they bring ingredients and cooking utensils from home that make meal preparation easy. If you’re spending time in the Great Outdoors and want to feel more […]

For the unprepared, rainy weather can really put a damper on what would have been a perfect camping trip. Thankfully, for those who plan ahead, camping can still be a blast, even when Mother Nature is less than cooperative. Here are 6 tips for camping in the rain.   Always Check the Forecast. A simple […]

  Of all the great camping activities out there, campfire cooking ranks as one of the most popular. Hotdogs and s’mores immediately come to mind, and while they are cherished, American classics, you shouldn’t have to eat them every night. Below are 7 foods that great for camping.   Breakfast Overnight oats– This is a […]

September has arrived, school is back, and the leaves are already beginning to change. The arrival of fall doesn’t mean an end to outdoor fun, however! In fact, the autumn months offer some of the most beautiful glimpses into the beauty of nature: and camping can be a wonderful way to take it all in. […]

Because camping, backpacking, and other outdoor adventures are so fun, it is important to understand how to preserve the great outdoors for future generations without leaving behind trash, eyesores, or ecological hazards. Below are a few of the most important tips on how to reduce your footprint on nature when you go camping.   Be […]

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, to get out of their comfort zone. Camping with only the bare basics can be refreshing and even meditative, however some people prefer to camp more comfortably, […]

Mobile applications can help make camping more convenient. Here are a few great choices to consider downloading before your next trip. Flashlight. Whether you’ve forgotten your flashlight, or just need a bit of extra backup, a flashlight app can come in extremely handy. A word of warning, however: flashlight apps are known to drain battery […]

Forgetting an important item can quickly put a damper on an otherwise picture perfect camping trip. Make sure you check your packing list twice, and don’t forget these 7 important items that are frequently overlooked! Flashlight/lantern. Far too many people make the mistake of assuming that, because they will be building a campfire, they are […]

Everybody enjoys the beloved tradition of building a campfire; it is an activity that has been enjoyed by families and individual campers alike for generations. To make the most of your camping experience, it is important to know the key tips for proper campfire construction, safety, and etiquette. Building a campfire is a fairly simple […]