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Fun Things to do when Camping with Family

If you are new to camping, it may feel overwhelming to consider what you will do with your family for full days outdoors. For experienced campers, your routine may have gotten stale and you are ready for some new ideas to spice up your camping trips. Camping offers the opportunity to enjoy being outside and […]

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  • September 29, 2016
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Camping at Crater Lake National Park

With plans to explore Oregon after the redwoods of California, we had settled on camping near Mount Hood. I was hoping to explore the Bend area and was looking for a place where we could camp nearby for a night or two before reaching the Mount Hood Wilderness. As I was pouring over maps of […]

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  • Updated March 1, 2017
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Best Camping Sites in California

​ When visiting California, it is hard to know where to start. There is so much to see and do, from the beach to sky-high mountain peaks. The following are some places to check out where you can enjoy relaxing in nature and while accessing some incredible outdoor opportunities. ​ Sequoia National Park credit:flickr​ Of […]

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  • Updated January 29, 2017
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Camping Near Ouray, Colorado

​ When my husband and I learned that we would have a few days to ourselves without the kids, we knew that we wanted to spend the time camping and exploring a new area of the wilderness. We love camping with our kids, however it is nice to enjoy the relative quiet of camping on […]

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  • Updated March 1, 2017
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Things to Consider When Choosing a Camping Cooler

When away from home, your cooler is essentially your camping refrigerator. To ensure your food does not spoil, you will want to use a portable camping cooler that you are comfortable with. For all of my years of camping, as far as keeping my perishables cool I have been a bit of a minimalist. I […]

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  • Updated February 17, 2017
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Places to Camp to Stay Cool in the Heat of the Summer

As we approach the month of July, it is hot outside. Reports of record temperatures abound in California, Nevada and Arizona, and the mid-west and eastern parts of the country are not immune to the heat. When the weather is like this, it is easy to want to stay indoors where it is air conditioned. […]

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  • Updated March 1, 2017
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Camping in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

I am always looking for an opportunity to explore new places and spend time camping in the mountains. So it is no surprise that when planning a visit to my brother and his family in Atlanta, Georgia, I could not help but tie in a camping trip. Especially when I realized that the Great Smoky […]

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  • Updated March 1, 2017
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Camping trip to Glacier National Park

For some reason, Glacier National Park had been high on my list for travel. There was something about the idea of seeing a glacier that was exciting. And it being so far (a 24 hour drive) from my home made it that much more appealing. Getting there would be a challenge but that would add […]

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  • Updated March 1, 2017
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15 Creative Tents You Should Try On Your Next Camping Trip

With the many tents that are being sold worldwide, you’ll find it hard to choose just one. There are tons of crazy and creative tents being manufactured nowadays, and surely there will be one that catches your eye! Here are 15 creative tents you should try on your next camping trip: Hammock Tent – Have […]

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  • Updated March 1, 2017
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