Ultimate Camping Checklist

Nothing brings people together like sitting around a campfire, taking a day-long bike ride through the woods, or spending an afternoon kicking back with your feet in the sand.

Ayesha Holloman on 05.20.2020

35 Quick and Easy to Make Camping Recipes

We’ve put together 35 easy camping recipes for our favorite dishes to enjoy under a starlit night or during a day at the beach.

Ayesha Holloman on 05.17.2020

30 Road Trip Trivia Games for Long Car Rides

Whether you’re heading to an amusement park with the family, spending the weekend at the lake with your friends, or traveling with coworkers on a much-dreaded work trip, you’re going…

Ayesha Holloman on 07.18.2020

25 Brilliant Camping Hacks That’ll Turn You Into A Pro

Take advantage of some of these incredible DIY camping hacks to make “roughing it” a little easier for you.

Ayesha Holloman on 05.17.2020

Gear Guides

Best Backpacking Pillows

When you take an extended backpacking trip, camping out at night is unavoidable. To ensure that you stay rested and ready to go the next day, you need to have…

Jordan Chaney on 08.02.2020

Best Hiking Backpacks

Hiking has shown benefits such as improving balance, strengthening bones, aiding in respiratory health, and even a lowered risk of depression. If you’re new to hiking, you probably want to…

Jordan Chaney on 08.04.2020

Best Hiking Crampons

When you plan to trek across icy mountains and steep glaciers, you’ll want to make sure you’ve got all the essentials: plenty of food and water, a headlamp, pocket knife,…

Jordan Chaney on 08.02.2020

Best Zip Together Sleeping Bags

When it comes to camping, sleeping bags are an essential tool. A quality sleeping bag will allow you to stay comfortable and get a good night’s rest, even when you’re…

Jordan Chaney on 08.02.2020

Best Truck Camping Sleeping Pads

Truck bed camping is fun and convenient, but you need to have the right equipment. The right sleeping mat, for example, can make your trip enjoyable, but the wrong one…

Jordan Chaney on 08.02.2020

Camping Destinations

10 Extreme Camping Spots For Experienced Campers

Have you ever seen people camping on the side of a cliff and wondered why in the world anyone would do such a thing? Cliffside camping is just one example…

Ayesha Holloman on 07.18.2020

Best Campgrounds to Visit in Arizona

Arizona boasts campgrounds for every taste, from luxury RV parks to primitive and dispersed camping options. Home to the Grand Canyon, Arizona boasts scenic views, glorious hiking trails, and plenty…

Trevor Magana on 07.20.2020

Best Rated Camping Spots in Colorado

Colorado offers countless opportunities for campers to sleep under the stars, enjoy breathtaking mountain views, and relish in the sights and sounds of the high plains.

Trevor Magana on 05.17.2020

10 Must-Visit Campgrounds in Michigan

The Great Lakes State is home to countless freshwater destinations, six dense national forests, and large, diverse islands.

Trevor Magana on 05.17.2020

Top Rated Campgrounds in Florida

For tent campers and RV’ers, the hot weather and sandy beaches make Florida a sought-after camping destination from folks all over the world.

Trevor Magana on 12.26.2019

Top Campgrounds in California You’ll Regret Not Visiting

The Golden State is home to diverse state and national-level parks that boast some of the world’s most exotic species and treasured landscapes.

Trevor Magana on 05.17.2020

10 Camping Spots In Oregon You Can’t Miss Out On

The state of Oregon offers some of the lushest and most scenic camping destinations in the Pacific Northwest.

Trevor Magana on 05.17.2020

Hiking Destinations

Best Hiking Trails in Auburn, CA

Northern California has a little something for everyone, especially when it comes to hiking—and Auburn, CA, is no exception. Located northwest of Sacramento on the Sierra Nevada’s edge, this small…

Trevor Magana on 07.18.2020

Best Hiking Trails Near Boone, NC

Boone is in the beautiful high country of North Carolina. The Appalachian Trail is the main attraction for hikers here, but the area includes many other trekking spots that offer…

Trevor Magana on 07.18.2020

Best Hiking Trails near Fredericksburg, VA

Searching for some awesome hiking near Fredericksburg, VA? Look no further! I’ve put together a list of the best local trails, both within the city limits and nearby. From urban…

Trevor Magana on 07.18.2020

Best Hiking Trails Near Tulsa, OK

Have you found yourself in Tulsa on a business trip with some extra time to spare? Despite being the second-largest city in Oklahoma, outdoor enthusiasts will be pleased to learn…

Trevor Magana on 07.18.2020

How To Guides

How to Use A Propane Tank with A Camp Stove

Camping stoves are alternatives to cooking over a campfire or full-sized grill. Some camping in Florida doesn’t allow or cannot accommodate campfires, so camp stoves may be your only cooking…

Ayesha Holloman on 07.18.2020

Truck Bed Camping: What is it & How to Make it Work

Camping is a wonderful way to relax, unwind, and connect with nature. Whether you’re heading to a local campground or taking a cross-country trip, truck bed camping is an affordable…

Ayesha Holloman on 07.18.2020

The Best Ways to Brew Camp Coffee That Actually Taste Good

Camping coffee isn’t exactly hard to make, but it’s difficult to make good coffee when you’re out in the middle of nowhere. There are many methods to help you do this.

Ayesha Holloman on 05.17.2020

Best Ways to Heat a Tent Without Electricity

Camping in the winter is one of the most magical things. Not only do I get to see the beauty of everything covered by white snow, but there’s also no…

Ayesha Holloman on 07.20.2020

How To Set Up Camper Shell Curtains

If you’re someone who loves getting outdoors and spending time in the wild while still enjoying some of the comforts of home, truck bed camping offers the best of both…

Ayesha Holloman on 12.09.2020

How to Use a Bungee Cord on Your Backpack

If you’ve ever owned a backpack with bungee cords for daily use, you may have wondered what the elastic straps were for (or how you could use them effectively). The…

Ayesha Holloman on 12.09.2020

10 Tips for Cleaning a Smelly Tent

The weather is changing. The crisp, cool nights are beckoning you to plan your next camping trip. But, when you release your tent from storage, you immediately smell something that…

Ayesha Holloman on 12.09.2020

Gear Reviews

Arc’teryx Atom Lt Hoody Review

The Arc’teryx Atom Lt (lightweight) Hoody is a higher-end, synthetic insulated jacket that works well as a lighter micro puff shell.

James Sauriol on 05.17.2020

Enlightened Equipment Revelation 20 Review

We investigated Enlightened Equipment’s hand-made mountaineering/camping quilt for a complete Revelation 20 review.

James Sauriol on 05.17.2020

Gossamer Gear Mariposa 60 Backpack Review

The Mariposa 60 is in the category of lightweight backpacking packs for sturdy, durable yet comfortable mountain gear.

James Sauriol on 05.17.2020

Marmot PreCip Rain Jacket Review

Marmot makes men’s rain jackets, women’s rain jackets and a ton of other gear for the outdoors, such as sleeping bags, clothing, and even tents.

James Sauriol on 05.17.2020

Patagonia Houdini Jacket Review

The Patagonia Houdini jacket is a durable, wind resistant, featherweight jacket for outdoor activity.

James Sauriol on 05.17.2020

Latest Posts

Best Canvas Tents for Camping

If you’re searching for the best tent for camping or the best backpacking tents, why not consider a canvas tent? Canvas is an excellent alternative to nylon tents and ideal…

Jordan Chaney on 12.21.2020

Best Dog Backpack Carriers for Hiking

Dog backpack carriers are the perfect setup to bring your pup on all your adventures. However, there are tons on the market—and not all backpack carriers are created equally.  So,…

Jordan Chaney on 12.21.2020

Best Flashlights for Camping

We know what it’s like to be hiking on a trail when it’s starting to get dusk. We’ve laid on the best camping hammocks, reading a good book, while it…

Jordan Chaney on 12.21.2020

Best Large Camping Tents of 2020

A good, large camping tent has attributes that make it work for your best camping experience. Look for quality construction materials, a design that accounts for ventilation, and easy entrance…

Jordan Chaney on 12.21.2020

10 Best Budget Sleeping Bags

When it comes to camping, sleeping bags are essential. Whether you are an avid outdoorsman, or just want to take advantage of the last few weeks of nice weather before…

Jordan Chaney on 12.21.2020

10 Best Budget 4-Season Tents of 2020

A 4 season tent is just what it sounds like: a tent that you can comfortably use in any season.  Depending on what you want to use it for —…

Jordan Chaney on 12.21.2020

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