Family Camping Fun

While getting away from the hustle and bustle of city life is one of the reasons families choose to go camping, for kids it’s the ultimate adventure. If you are planning a family camping trip this summer, here are some tips that will ensure your vacation is both a safe and fun experience. Another great tip is to practice assembling the tents in your backyard so as to avoid wasting time at the camp site. … Continue reading

New Zealand – Marlborough Sounds

Tucked away in the Pacific Ocean is one of the most beautiful places that I’ve been to.  With such a beautifully rich landscape, there are places in New Zealand that can just take your breath away. Setting out from Wellington (Windy Wellington) and taking the ferry to the South Island  (approximately 2 hour boat trip) arriving at Picton and headed off on a 4 day hike along the Queen Charlotte Track the next day.  We … Continue reading

RV Campsites – What To Expect

RV camping is a rewarding and fun experience, especially if you choose your RV campsites well. A good RV campsite that provides top quality amenities can lift your RV experience from ordinary to spectacular! Some of the things to expect in a RV campsite can include: 20/30/50 amps power cable TV hot showers dumping station wifi/internet access laundry grocery store pull-through parking pets allowed handicap access outdoor kitchen grills rec center flush toilets hiking fishing … Continue reading

Best RV Camping Sites

Camping was previously done with tents which make you vulnerable to different weather conditions. Tiring of that, some people opted to rent cabins in select locations instead. Out of the elements, true, but you were still away from home without the creature comforts you were used to. Today, people rent RVs to vacation in, they bring the best of two worlds together when they visit the right camping sites. If you want to give your … Continue reading

Going Camping With Kids

Many campers who already have children think that they can no longer enjoy their favorite hobby. This is simply not true. Camping with kids can be even more enjoyable than before, especially when you introduce your love of nature to your children, and see their eyes light up with all the fun they will have. The age of your child is a big factor when deciding whether it is time for you to take them … Continue reading

Winter Camping Meals

Cold weather camping can be more uncomfortable than camping in warmer weather, but with the proper camping meals, your experience doesn’t have to be an ordeal. The best way to deal with colder weather is to take extra care to stay warm and to eat the proper diet for the climate. A cold weather camper should increase their caloric intake by about 1000 calories per day for optimum cold weather survival. Therefore, your winter camping … Continue reading

Your Camping Checklist

There is nothing worse than getting all the way out to your campsite only to find that you have left something important behind. The best way to avoid this is to create a camping checklist. Doing this simple task will help you avoid critical errors that can ruin your entire trip. Getting organized even a few days before you take off can mean the difference between being fully prepared, and trashing the trip because you … Continue reading

Camping With An RV

Traveling across the country in an RV can be fun and exciting, but don’t forget that even though you have the comforts of home, there are still plenty of camping activities that you can be doing. It can be tempting to spend all of your time inside the cozy vehicle, but when the weather is good, don’t resist the temptation to partake of the great outdoors. Many RV sites offer fantastic locations for fishing. Whether … Continue reading

Camping Without Sacrificing the Little Things

I have been camping for over 35 years and am reaching that point where I like the good things in life, even while camping. Over time, I’ve found a number of resources which have become essential to my camping trips. If you love the outdoors but don’t want to rough it any more than you have to, these simple solutions might be the answer. First, are collapsible buckets, which can be purchased at most camping … Continue reading

Tips For Camping In The Winter

Wintertime camping out supplies new experiences and new challenges that you will grow to love. If you are camping out during wintertime then you have to prompt yourself to take your warmest down clothes, a durable tent and plenty of healthy camping food.Snow shoeing is a fun alternative for you to get to your remote winter camping place. This supplies you with a larger foot expanse to allow for easy walking on top of the … Continue reading