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How to Plan a Camping Trip
How to Plan a Camping Trip

Planning a camping trip should be a fun and exciting endeavor. Whether you’re going with just a friend or two, your whole family, or a bigger group, there are a few things to keep in mind when getting prepared for your perfect camping trip. There are so many options available that narrowing it down...

Feb 17, 2021
Health Benefits of Experiencing the Great Outdoors
Health Benefits of Experiencing the Great Outdoors

As people continue to lead every-busier lives with schedules that are stuffed full from dawn til dusk, it seems they have less exposure to nature with each passing day. Being pent up in an office building in the city day in and day out can have disastrous effects on your physical and mental well...

Jan 13, 2021
Are You Lacing Your Hiking Boots Wrong? Follow These Tips to Avoid Foot Damage!
Are You Lacing Your Hiking Boots Wrong? Follow These Tips to Avoid Foot Damage!

Hiking boots are a must to pack on any camping trip, and lacing up hiking boots correctly is more important than many people realize. Failing to lace up hiking boots correctly can result in numerous different foot ailments. However, there are many ways to lace up hiking boots that will not cause foot trouble...

Jan 20, 2021
Types of Fire Starters to Use For Your Campfire
Types of Fire Starters to Use For Your Campfire

Finding the best fire starters to create a campfire is essential for an array of reasons. On the one hand, creating campfires is important for those who enjoy camping and other related outdoor activities. On the other hand, campfires can also be highly beneficial in emergency situations. Furthermore, they can also be used by...

Jan 20, 2021
How to Effectively Set Up and Lay Out a Campsite
How to Effectively Set Up and Lay Out a Campsite

When you’re out hiking or mountaineering in the wilderness, your campsite is extremely important and will play a big part in your camping experience. When you set up your campsite, you need to take a lot into consideration to make sure everything is where it should be. And if you’ve never camped before, it’s...

Jan 13, 2021
How to Safely Remove RV Wastewater After Camping
How to Safely Remove RV Wastewater After Camping

Everybody who has gone camping with an RV knows at some point the waste tank on the vehicle needs to be emptied. However, even if it may just be wastewater and nothing else, that doesn’t mean the camper or traveler can just drain that tank anywhere. If you want to abide by the Leave...

Jan 14, 2021
How to Pack Efficiently for Your Next Vacation
How to Pack Efficiently for Your Next Vacation

Whether you’re packing for a trip to Grandma’s, a trip to Paris, or looking for the best campsite for your camping trip, it can be difficult to separate what you need from what you “might” need (but probably won’t actually use). Especially if you’re flying, each bag or additional pound adds to the cost...

Jan 23, 2021
How to Safely Build a Campfire
How to Safely Build a Campfire

Many people feel a primal connection between fire and the human species. During ancient times, people relied on fire for both warmth and protection in addition to acting as a light source during the dead of night. Now, fire is not exactly essential for human existence; however, fire is still important when people go...

Jan 23, 2021
How to Properly Use a Compass
How to Properly Use a Compass

There are a lot of elements that go into having a successful camping trip. Packing efficiently for a camping trip includes bringing the right supplies. While a hiking compass might be one of the oldest and most essential tools used by explorers and navigators, it remains one of the most important items to bring...

Jan 25, 2021
How to Safely Use, Store & Discard Camping Fuels
How to Safely Use, Store & Discard Camping Fuels

We all love spending time outdoors, and camping is one of the best ways to do so safely. Camping has the ability to bring different groups together. It makes for a great night or day, and can also teach you some valuable skills and lessons about nature. There are tons of different fuels you...

Jan 25, 2021
How to Prepare for a Caving Trip: Planning and Scheduling Tips
How to Prepare for a Caving Trip: Planning and Scheduling Tips

Enjoying everything from guided tours to high-risk expeditions, more than two million people visit caves in national parks each year in search of fun and adventure. Caves are filled with wondrous sights and exciting moments, providing people just what they are looking for. The right approach must be taken, however, or the adventure could...

Jan 26, 2021
How to Find the Best Campsite For Your Camping Trip
How to Find the Best Campsite For Your Camping Trip

Everyone should camp at least once in their lives. Camping allows you to commune with nature, relax, spend time with family and friends away from the distractions of everyday life, and it is just plain fun, but it also takes a lot more planning than glamping does. With this being said, if you’ve never...

Jan 26, 2021
How to Stock Your Camping Pantry
How to Stock Your Camping Pantry

Whether you’re heading out for a long road trip or a short camping trip lasting for a weekend or longer, you’re going to want a well-stocked camping pantry. You may be thinking you must bring a camping cooler to store meats, beverages, and produce items, but that’s not exactly what we’re talking about. There’s...

Jan 26, 2021
Everything You Need to Know About Glamping
Everything You Need to Know About Glamping

Glamping has been making waves for a little while now, but many people still do not understand what it is. Some simply have no idea what benefits glamping provides or why they should choose it over traditional camping, and others simply know of glamping as the butt of jokes on sit-coms like Parks and...

Jan 15, 2021
How to Camp With Kids: Creating Safety & Fun Outdoors With Kids
How to Camp With Kids: Creating Safety & Fun Outdoors With Kids

When children learn to camp at a young age, they develop important memories that they will always hold on to and cherish. They will learn to enjoy and respect nature and ask questions about what they see. People who spend too much time indoors forget about the beauties and joys of the natural world,...

Jan 26, 2021
What Gear Should You Bring Camping?
What Gear Should You Bring Camping?

The opportunity to spend time in nature is a wonderful thing. It’s even more fun if you’re properly prepared. Whether you’re planning to go backpacking or mountaineering for weeks in the deep forest of a mountain range, or car or RV camping at a frontcountry campground, you’ll need the right camping tools and equipment.....

Jan 26, 2021
How to Camp Safely With Your Dog
How to Camp Safely With Your Dog

You don’t need me to tell you how camping is one of the best ways to spend your summer. There are so many national and state parks that offer the perfect environment for this summer fun. If you’re like me and don’t have any children to bring camping, you wouldn’t think about a location...

Jan 15, 2021