December 25, 2018
Ever had your sleeping bag not be warm enough? Man, that's so miserable. That's why we thought we would offer some suggestions on how to add warmth to your sleeping bag. This will allow you to have a better nights sleep in those cold nights. The first thing you need to do to get your sleeping bag warmer is look at what your sleeping on. What kind of pad to do you have? Is it insulating you enough from the cold ground? The cold ground can suck the heat right from you, so having that pad is critical in keeping […]
December 24, 2018
The southwest is a beautiful country. It is known for the red rock landscapes, rugged mountain ranges, arid deserts and natural wonders such as the grand canyon. This region has some amazing animals that have adapted to the climate of hot dry, which dominates most of the region. It is an area where snowbirds like to fly. And, a great place to take an RV. The natural beauty of this area is simply breathtaking. So, let's take a look at some of the best RV Camping destinations in the Southwest, in no particular order. 1. Princess Campground ~Miramonte, CA […]
December 22, 2018
There are so many fun things to bring on your next camping trip. But, did you know that there are so many cool have to have gadgets out there? We are talking about a cell phone charger that works with fire? Or a bed that fits the back of your SUV so you no longer need the tent and all that other stuff? We are here to tell you there are some really fun and amazing things that you can bring on your next camping trip. BioLite Camp Stove This stove produces energy with its fire. Yep, that's right, […]
December 20, 2018
Whether you have purchased an RV or rented an RV, you are ready for the great American way of travel. Nothing shouts American like an RV and the open road. No security lines or checked baggage here, and often times you find some great hidden treasures that you've never meant to find. Getting out there on the open road has a huge list of opportunities. Loading up the RV to preparing the meals while gone are some of the great adventures to this unique vacation. You'll meet lots of new people and see some amazing countryside. So, planning your first […]
December 18, 2018
More and more people are finding themselves out trekking through the trails. Hiking is a great source of exercise and can be a lot of fun. Are you a beginner hiker looking to start hitting the open trails? We can help you get started. If you plan to be out hiking for more than a few hours we recommend you bring a backpack with you. Today, backpacks come in all shapes, sizes, and weights. They type of backpack you choose will depend on what you plan to do. Day hikes of just a few miles. Or, do you plan to […]
December 17, 2018
Sitting around a campfire with family and friends makes for great memories. And great stories. Campfires usually mean relaxing in camp chairs. Roasting marshmallows. Stargazing in the night sky. And often storytelling and games. We have a list with a few campfire games to get you started. Sound Train The campfire game starts with players agreeing on a sound. Example – “s” or “st”. Then you take turns saying a new word that begins with that sound. Players who cannot come up with a word are out. Keep going until you are down to one last person. That person becomes […]
December 12, 2018
Camping can be loads of fun and very relaxing as well. Depending on what you're actually looking for. Is it a relaxing camping idea or something that has more adventure, or a simple night by the fire with some drinks and good friends. Whatever you're looking for, we have some great ideas. So, gather around for simple camping ideas that will offer fun, relaxation or both. Did you know taking some time in the outdoors can rejuvenate the sole? We are going to assume you did, since, you are on our amazing camping website. However, there is opportunity all around […]
December 10, 2018
Camping in the winter can be quite an adventure and actually fun if you go prepared. Getting out there in the brisk snow and enjoying the great outdoors is very possible. Planning to camp in the winter will take a bit more effort than that of summer months. You need to ensure that everything you have with you stays as dry as possible. And, ensure that you have all the proper layers that you might need to combat the cold. So, we have 5 tips to keep winter camping comfortable. Looking for 5 tips to keep winter camping comfortable? 1. The […]
December 8, 2018
Show your love by sharing gifts to make them feel that you care about them. We have here some of the best gift ideas for your loved ones this Holiday season. For The Camper In Your Life: We all know that everyone is either on their phone and tablet all the time, and it will be great to keep your device’s battery full even when camping. One of the essential gift you can give is THE THIRD WAVE POWER MPOWERPAD 2 O SOLAR CHARGER for $79.00, it is ultra-thin and lightweight, weather-resistant and the best thing is it charges […]
December 5, 2018
When trying to camp in freezing conditions there are some factors should be considered. Keeping dry is the number 1, do not get wet and if you get wet or your gear gets wet get out of the wet into dry. This is critical to keep your body heat from dropping. But, camping in the cold can be a fun experience if you plan accordingly. 1. Layer up the clothing! Yes, try to wear layers to keep your body heat in and the cold out, especially at night. Don't layer to the point of sweating or you are breaking the […]
September 18, 2018
Camping is great for getting familiar with different kinds of environment during hiking and having bonfires. Before taking your toddler out on a camping adventure, make sure you talk about all the new things you are going to experience. Your toddler is likely to stumble upon a lot bugs and even snakes! This is why it is your job to protect your little ones from any potential danger. Parents must also monitor their toddlers so they don’t come in contact with oak, ivy and sumac. When you have all the right stuff packed in your camping gear, you can have […]
September 15, 2018
The campfire is indispensable outdoor tradition. No camping or outdoor adventure is ever complete without a luminous and mesmerizing campfire to set the right mood for the rest of your trip. Here is how you can build a proper campfire. When building a campfire in campgrounds, make sure you only build it in designated fireplaces, grills and rings. There are many developed campgrounds that offer different version of these. When you use a fire ring, you can contain your fire for a safe and hassle-free campfire. Make sure to check with the campground operator whether you are allowed to make […]
September 12, 2018
A fishing reel is a handy device that mechanically holds and spools out the fishing line. If you are looking for some fishing fun and have already purchased a rod, you need to choose the right reel for a great fishing experience. Selecting the right fishing reel eventually comes down to the kind of fishing rod you will use it with. How to Choose the Best Fishing Reel With multiple options for reels, it makes little difference whether you are a novice or an experienced fisherman. When you are shopping for the best reel, you should sort through different brands […]
September 10, 2018
One thing that has the most impact on how successful your fishing adventure is going to be is the lure you are using to catch fish. When it comes to lures and baits, anglers have hundreds of options to consider. Over time, fishing has significantly evolved and anglers have played around with several possibilities to figure out what works and what doesn’t. But, one thing is for sure; there is no perfect lure that works for a particular situation, every time. This is why fishing is an interesting game that involves adapting your tactics to overcome a challenge. If you […]
February 17, 2018
Summer is the perfect time to head away from noise and pollution of the city and enjoy nature. A weekend camping trip is a perfect family getaway. But you need to plan ahead to keep your kids occupied and direct their energy towards creativity. We have searched the internet to find the 10 best ideas to make camping fun for your little ones. Kids Camping Kit: Go ahead and make a camping bag for your kids. To satisfy their curiosity help them explore, your nature exploration kit requires, Binoculars Map of the camping site Magnifying glass Bug catcher A little […]
February 15, 2018
If you are a recreational camper, it is time to enter the world of glamorous camping, or as we like to call it- Glamping. Who doesn't love nature, but the fear of the great outdoors can keep us from venturing into the wild. Besides the fear of mosquitoes, what else might be lurking around may present a valid argument for staying indoors. Case in point, glamping seems like the most appealing thing ever, with all the amenities present with you while you witness nature in all its glory. Glamping Glamping integrates an element of glamour to your recreational camping trips. […]
February 13, 2018
Camping is already hectic with kids; to take care of individual choices and keep the little ones fed can be a tough job. Here we are with five easy and scrumptious recipes to make your camping trip joyful and yummy. Camp Foil Fries Potatoes are kids’ favorite food; let’s be honest, it is everybody’s favorite food. Here is a simple and but an amazing recipe you can totally make with your kids. Here is what you will need: Slices potatoes Seasoning of your choice Salt Butter Aluminum foil To make the fries, liberally grease aluminum foil with butter, place sliced […]
February 10, 2018
For a change of pace from conventional camping, nothing compares to the serene experience of winter camping. The silent surroundings and solitude that winter offers make up for a peaceful and hassle-free trip, which is one of the main reasons why winter camping is popular. However, a highly anticipated winter camping trip can quickly turn into a disaster if you fail to pack all the right essentials. But not to worry - if you are clueless about where to get started or are unsure about what to pack, we can help fix that. Following are 4 winter camping essentials that […]
February 8, 2018
Spring is around the corner, which means that car camping trip you have been dreaming about can be finally checked off from your to-do list. When we talk about "car camping," a lot of people take the term quite literally, as in "pulling into a campground and sleeping in your car." But that's not how it's done. You do not sleep in your car, and instead in a camper or a tent. In addition to that, it typically means that you will be setting up your tent no more than 10 to 20 feet away from your car. When car […]
February 6, 2018
Campfire games were always the highlight of the warm, carefree nights of childhood. Whether as part of a family trip or summer camp activities, a lot of us have cheery memories engaging with our friends well after bedtime curfews. The absence of gadgets and smartphones and the serene environment with an occasional crackle of the fire were enough to keep us absorbed. In addition to acting as a getaway from the everyday stresses of life, times spent around the campfire are times to be enjoyed. Food, drinks, and games are always top on the list to do as we soak […]
January 23, 2018
Family camping means loads of fun. Every little chore becomes an adventure, even keeping everybody fed. Always choose a camp site with camp fire, sitting around fire doesn’t only keep you warm, it is an opportunity to connect with each other, and what could be better than cooking in an adventurous setting for family fun. We asked around for amazing camping recipes to come up with this awesome recipe guide for you. Some of the recipes are directly out of our heart, truly tried and tested. Baked Beans with Eggs: All you need to make this healthy delicious treat is: […]
January 20, 2018
Whether you are looking for physical activity or a fun-filled adventure with your family, hiking is a great way to getting those legs moving. Hiking is not only an adrenaline pumping activity but is recommended as a healthy activity. Because of increased use of technology, we have confined ourselves to the four walls of our house and have completely made ourselves devoid of the wonderful gifts of nature. Going out for a hike in the mountains or woods can turn out to be one of the best adventures of your life if you keep a list of fun things to […]
January 18, 2018
Outdoor entertainment has seen a massive decline throughout the recent years mainly because of the introduction of various indoor entertainment ideas. However, it is a great loss that we have stopped enjoying the beautiful nature and instead, have restricted ourselves to the four walls of the house. If you are looking for an adventure-filled getaway, you should consider going out for camping. Camping is an excellent way of enjoying the beauty of nature and getting a taste of the wildlife with your friends or family. However, before you set out for your camping adventure, it is beneficial to start your […]
January 16, 2018
Who doesn’t love camping? Camping is an excellent way to enjoy the nature and have an adrenaline pumping experience. Going out camping with your family and friends makes you have an unforgettable journey that brings you all together and gives you a taste of the wildlife. If you are planning to go camping in the winters and are afraid of feeling cold throughout your adventure, this article is for you! In this article, we discuss some of the tips you can use to make sure you stay warm while your winter camping adventure. Sleeper Style Before you go out for […]
January 13, 2018
Camping is an exciting endeavor that calls for many considerations. When you are knee deep in your camping gear, it becomes easy to forget some of the most crucial items such as band-aids or flashlights. To help you prepare for your next camping trip the best possible way, we have compiled here a list of top 10 must-haves. First Aid Kit Cuts, scratches, bumps or burns – one of these is bound to happen when you are completely exposed to nature, making a first-aid kit one of the most crucial camping essentials. Box of Matches Unless you are a boy […]
January 11, 2018
Camping or backpacking in the winter season is greatly appealing to anyone, especially those who enjoy the snow and serenity of a pristine cold wonderland. There are no crowds, no bugs – just the peacefulness and beauty of the snow and winter. Even though the thought of staying outdoors in the cold may be scary for some, winter camping is truly a memorable experience, provided that you plan It right. With a little preparation, you might be surprised by how comfortable your trip can turn out. Why Go Winter Camping? Even though the majority of campers may prefer summer camping […]
January 9, 2018
Space is always a concern when you are RV camping. Regardless of whether you have a monstrous behemoth or a tiny RV, all RV-ers struggle with the question of what to take and what to leave behind. It can be very tempting for you to carry stuff that you most probably won’t have any use for just because you don't know what to expect. But with the following list, RV campers will have a precise idea of what to pack for a safe, comfortable journey. 1. First Aid Kit Safety comes first, especially when you are out in the wild. […]
January 6, 2018
There is nothing more gratifying than having a delicious breakfast while enjoying the rich smell of pine trees bathing in the early morning sun. Most campers take pleasure in preparing their own breakfast instead of relying on canned food to start off the day. From sandwiches to omelets and pancakes; there is a whole new world of breakfast recipes to let campers enjoy a morning feast, every day. If you don’t want to head out to the local fishing hole to catch some morning grub; here are 10 mouth-watering ideas that won’t take up too much of your time. 10 […]
January 5, 2018
Easily one of the best reasons for going camping is the incredible views you get to experience, and one of the best parts about camping in a tent is that those views are right there laid out in front of you so you can enjoy them from the comfort of your sleeping bag while you sip your morning coffee. Check out these incredible views from the tent...
January 4, 2018
When snow falls and temperatures drop; campsites get less crowded. Naturally, the fear of being cold prevents even the most avid campers to set up their tents in the freezing weather. But there is no reason why you should cancel your camping adventure only because it’s too cold outside. When you invest in the right gear that keeps you comfortable and warm, you can have a great time camping outdoors even during the winter season. In addition to having all the essential winter camping gear, you must bring all accessories that you would need throughout your camping adventure to withstand […]
January 2, 2018
Camping in the outdoors is a great way to discover the beauty of nature and acquire new skills. Once you get hold of the basic camping essentials; it is fairly cheap to enjoy an exciting camping experience. Thanks to a surging popularity in camping; campgrounds have now become busier than ever. All campgrounds feature almost all basic amenities. Campers are surprised to know that some of these campsites also boast Wi-Fi as well as high-end restaurants. However, most of these are pretty expensive. Apart from the pricey options, there are many unfinished campgrounds to offer the same camping experience for […]
December 30, 2017
Camping provides food for the mind, body and soul. The memories you get out of gathering around campfire and spending quality time with nature and your loved ones are priceless. But buying camping accessories can be challenging if you are don’t want to spend a fortune on specialized gear. However, when you know about the right places to shop used camping tools and equipment; you can easily get valuable stuff without going overboard. From tents to trekking shoes and lighting options; here are some ways to buy affordable and used camping gear under a tight budget. Buy it Online A […]
December 28, 2017
Your camping supplies list comprises of some basic stuff that cannot be left out on any camping adventure. While most campers are tempted to stuff dozens of items in their backpacks; they can plan an exciting camping trip with just a few basic camping items. However, we have listed all important and trivial camping gear that you may need for enjoying your outdoor camping experience. The Basics Backpack There is no camping without a backpack. Make sure you invest in a durable and trusted model that is engineered to store your valuables safely. (This Mountaintop backpack is a great choice) […]
December 26, 2017
Apart from food and water; a key item that you need to create the perfect ambiance inside and outside your tent is a light source. We all know how dark and secluded woods can get intimidating while camping. Here are 10 creative campsite lighting ideas to illuminate your camping experience. 1. LED Strip Lighting This is a creative way to add some light to your camping trip. LED strip lighting options comprise of LEDs in a row that are mounted inside a waterproof film. Thanks to their affordability and brightness, they are hugely popular among modern campers. 2. Battery Operated […]
December 24, 2017
As someone who carries a pocketknife at all times, I'm always on the lookout for new candidates to be my every day carry knife, so when my previous favorite (the SOG Bladelight) started to really show it's age, I turned to the new updated version, the SOG Baton Q2. To know if this smaller variant is worthy of being an everyday carry pocket knife, we put it to the test for you. SOG Baton Q2 Urban Multi-Tool Review Functionality The SOG Baton Q2 Multi-Tool packs only a few tools in its toolkit compared to a more traditional swiss army knife, but the […]
December 22, 2017
Camping is an awesome family activity all year round, but during Christmas is one of our absolute favorite times to gather around a campfire, string up some lights and make some memories that will last a lifetime. Check out some absolutely awesome photos of happy campers being jolly and bright!
December 21, 2017
There is nothing like an adventurous camping trip to rejuvenate and recharge your batteries. Enjoying camping outdoors is a great way to get away from the hustle and bustle of busy city life. Camping is never boring when you have planned a handful of ideas to do throughout your camping trip. There are dozens of games along with other leisure activities to keep you and your family busy. Here are 20 exciting ideas to guarantee a highly enjoyable and memorable camping experience. Relax and Unwind You can begin your camping trip by unwinding and relaxing your tired body inside your […]
December 20, 2017
Winter is a season for retreat – snow, cool winds and a dearth of sunlight are trials on both the body and the spirit. The solitude and silent surroundings that winter offers make up for a memorable camping experience, which is one of the reasons why it is rapidly popularizing. However, the whole endeavor can turn into a mess if you fail to pack all the right essentials. But don’t worry. If you have no idea where to get started or lack the direction, we are here to help. Following are 7 winter camping essentials that will improve your safety […]
December 19, 2017
Camping is one of the best recreational activities that offer not only offer adventure but also a range of health benefits as a well an opportunity to tune in with nature. Plus, it can be done with friends and family, making it a great group activity. The activity became popular in the early 20th century when people temporarily got away from the hustle bustle of city life to explore nature.
December 18, 2017
The holiday season is about being merry and making memories with family and friends, but it can also mean extra work for mommies, don't you agree? We have to prepare family suppers, give your home a vacation make-over, get all the shopping done in time to get the presents hidden, organized, and then under the tree.
December 17, 2017
Buying a fishing reel isn't difficult, but it does require a little bit of thinking and consideration about what you will be using the reel for exactly. Different kinds of fishing and different kinds of fish require different reels. This article will give you 6 key pointers on buying your next reel so that you get exactly the one you need.
December 1, 2017
If you're thinking about going camping as a family, we've put together some great simple tips and ideas for your next family camping trip. Going camping as a family can be a lot of fun, and with these 20 camping ideas for family fun, you're sure to be prepared to have a great time and make lots of memories you'll cherish for years to come.
November 26, 2017
We lined up 20 of the best Cyber Monday deals for you, so if you're shopping for someone who loves camping or the outdoors, or even just want to grab yourself a few new supplies at great prices, check out our list here to see the 20 best Cyber Monday camping deals.
October 7, 2017
Fishing is the most popular participatory sport among all age groups but everyone has their own perception for fishing. Some find it boring while many find it adventurous. So, we thought of bridging the gap by telling you things no one tells you before you take fishing.
May 29, 2017
Good news for anyone who plans on going camping with their dog - Michigan officials intend to expand options for pet fans who may want to bring their favorite companions on camping trips. Starting this November, the state’s lodges and some state park cabins will start to accept people traveling with dogs or cats. Leashed pets are currently allowed in campsites, but cannot remain in state-owned facilities.
May 22, 2017
Let's face facts here - some of the nicer things we enjoy when we go camping can be expensive, so finding good products at a good value is something that pretty much every camper is always on the look for. We rounded up the top 10 best values in camping gear for you, so if you're looking for anything to pick up for your next trip, jump on these deals while they last!
May 16, 2017
Tent camping is already one of the most rewarding experiences you'll ever have, but when you are able to pair that with your family and plan on going tent camping with toddlers, it can be an even more rewarding experience, assuming you do a little planning ahead and make sure you're properly prepared. We're going to give you some of the key tips you need to know when tent camping with young kids, so read on, and any questions you have don't be shy to ask!
May 13, 2017
If you're relatively new to going fishing, it can be incredibly overwhelming just trying to get started and figure out what color fishing line to use. Forget about the advanced styles of fishing, or selecting the right type of bait to use, or which fancy fishing pole is going to give you the best odds of catching a fish - something so simple as fishing line comes with an insane amount of options to choose from.
April 17, 2017
One of the challenges of going camping so many people talk to us about is what to eat. Most people wind up either eating hamburgers and hot dogs for three days straight or complaining that anything worth eating takes forever to prepare and leaves a huge mess to clean up, so we are going to start sharing with you some of our absolute favorite recipes that you can prep ahead of time and enjoy while you're out camping, or 'glamping' for you classy people.
March 22, 2017
More people these days are leaving the cocktail parties behind and escaping into the woods and enjoying their campfires instead. Is it all of those never-ending Instagram feeds of weekend warriors in search of adventure? Or maybe it is Bear Grylls' communing with nature that has tempted an increasing number of people to want to return to their ancient roots. Or perhaps in an ever increasing high tech world it is one of the rare times that we can really tune out?
March 20, 2017
A camping trip is a major project, and it needs some preparation and equipment in order to make your trip enjoyable. However, it doesn't need to be expensive or overly complicated, and after you have the knowledge and your basic gear, you will be all set to enjoy memorable experiences for years to come.
January 30, 2017
S'mores and camping may very well be the perfect combination, except for one drawback - you may not always have the time to get a good campfire going to make these treats, so we decided to put together a quick recipe for you that you can make ahead of time and keep on hand for those late night cravings or really just any time you're in the mood for a little piece of camping heaven.
January 21, 2017
It should be no secret that we believe everything tastes better when cooked over a campfire, even super simple things like sandwiches. Today we're going to share with you one of our all time favorite ways to feed people when you're camping and we're going to use one of our favorite tools to do it, a double pie iron!
January 15, 2017
Are you going on your first camping trip with your kids? Do you feel unprepared or constantly worried that something might go wrong? Well, here are some useful camping tips for parents to make the whole experience unforgettable.
December 31, 2016
We've rounded up the top 20 people you should be following right now on Instagram if you love seeing photos of camp fires, gorgeous landscapes, and everything camping related. Check them out right now, give them a follow, and also be sure to use the #takemecamping hashtag on all your photos to share your adventures with us!
December 30, 2016
Snow, cold and wind don't have to put a damper on your plans to go camping this winter, and you also don't have to suffer through the wintry weather just to have some fun. If you're looking to plan a camping trip, don't let the winter months stop you - we'll let you in on a couple secrets to staying warm when winter camping.
December 29, 2016
If there’s one modern luxury that all campers enjoy, it’s having fresh brewed coffee, right at your campground. It's something we're always chasing, trying to brew the perfect cup of coffee on the go, and for our most recent excursion up in the Adirondacks, we decided to field test the El Gato Malo french press
December 7, 2016
It's that time of year again when we all struggle to think of the perfect gifts to get for our family and friends, but if you are lucky enough to have some outdoor enthusiasts on your list this year, we have the perfect gift ideas for you! From camping and hiking to fishing and hunting, anyone with a love for being outdoors will be sure to be excited about any of these gifts.
November 7, 2016
If you've ever planned any event that occurred outdoors, you know there's one thing you simply can't control - the weather. Fortunately, you don't have to be afraid to go camping in the rain because being prepared to deal with it is actually a lot easier than you might think.
November 3, 2016
It should be no secret by now that we love camping, and we think camping with kids can be an incredibly rewarding experience, but only if you plan it properly, so we're going to help you do just that. There are a lot of tips and tricks we've developed over the years that will save you a ton of headaches and also ensure that everyone has a safe and enjoyable experience, so read on and let's get you camping!
October 26, 2016
Campfires are quite possibly THE MOST essential part of camping, and for good reason. They provide warmth, a source of heat for cooking, and a great place to gather around. Knowing how to make a proper campfire is an absolute must, so let's help you learn everything you need to know.
September 14, 2016
We should start out by saying that it's never possible to 100% bear-proof a camping trip if you're going to be camping in bear country, but there are a number of ways you can really stack the odds in your favor, and it boils down to two pretty basic things - making sure that bears don't find a reason to visit your campsite, and making sure they have every reason to leave.
August 29, 2016
There's nothing quite like the fresh air and a night sky full of stars that camping provides: for a great many individuals, an evening spent around a campfire, complete with roasting marshmallows and a few good friends is the greatest escape. More than 22 million Americans participated in some sort of camping, according to the Outdoor Industry Association, in 2014. While some enjoy their camping trips energetic and daring, others choose a more restful and laid back getaway. No matter how you camp, it truly is a wonderful experience.
August 28, 2016
Going camping for the first time can be confusing. A lot of people tend to over think that they're going to be stuck in the middle of nowhere with no access to anything, so they tend to bring everything they own. Most first times should find comfort in knowing that a majority of the KOA and privately owned campgrounds typically have a general store on premises, and are usually a short ride away from town so you can grab anything you may have forgotten.
August 26, 2016
We truly believe in the magic and wonder of camping, and know that there are so many reasons why going camping is such an amazing and memorable experience, and we want to share some of our top reasons to #TakeMeCamping