Tips For Camping In The Cold This Fall/Winter!

Most people think that camping is only a summer activity. However, that is not always the case! Camping when the weather is cooler can be a great time and many people find that it may be even better than camping in the warmer months. You can avoid all the heat that comes with Summer weather. In addition, during those colder months you are less likely to experience a random thunderstorm, so that is always a plus! However, going camping in the cold does mean that you have to prepare better,…

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7 Camping Activities for the Perfect Holiday Trip

The holiday season can be the most exciting time to head out into the wilderness for a family vacation. Christmas spirit is in the air, leaving the whole family excited for a great adventure. All your loved ones cozied up by a smoking fire, staring up into the starry sky…how can this setting be any more magical?! You’re packing your bags, you’re booking your campsite and you’re ready to hit the road! Now it’s time to start thinking about all the fun things to do when you get there. The possibilities are endless…

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Wildlife Safety Tips for a Safe Camping Trip

Camping can be a majestic experience…being outdoors, in nature and being able to finally relax from everyday life. However, those who do go camping should not think that they are completely safe while outdoors just because there are no other people around. There are plenty of safety concerns that are going to be found while camping, including the animals that are native to the area. Not only could some animals be a danger to you, but you could be a danger to these animals as well. When you go camping…

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How to Score a Last Minute Campsite Reservation

Booking a campsite has become increasingly difficult over the past few years. With more people getting outdoors and enjoying camping than ever before, there is an overwhelming demand for popular camping destinations. According to a 2017 study by Kampgrounds of America (KOA), 61 percent of U.S. households now include someone who camps, and well over one million households have started camping each year since 2014—resulting in 3.4 million U.S. households becoming new campers over the last three years. What does this mean for you? We suggest booking a campsite at least six months in…

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9 Essential Tips For The Newbie Caravanner

1.     Make a checklist Let’s face it; lists make everything easier. First-time caravanners are always surprised at the amount of ‘stuff’ you need to buy and bring. Consider the following categories when creating your caravanning checklist: Food (basics) General Safety (fire extinguisher, spare tyre, wheel jack, brake-controller etc.) Medicinal (first-aid kit, medications, mosquito repellent etc.) Mechanical (coolant, oil, fan belt, duct tape, tools, tyre pressure etc.) Clothing (swimwear, formalwear, casualwear, nightwear etc.) Resources (gas bottles, batteries, water etc.) Cookware (cups, plates, pots, pans, kitchen, cutlery etc.) Entertainment (books, games,…

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10 Brilliant Camping Tips From Reddit Users

I came across this great thread on Reddit the other day about camping tips and tricks and found a lot of great advice. I put together some of the most brilliant camping tips here. Hope you find them to be helpful! Camping Tip #1 This is probably the most overlooked camping tips out there. Many lives would have been saved if had known when to expect the hikers/campers to return. Pro tip: You can send texts via GPS, so you can still communicate even if your phone dies or has no signal. Camping Tip #2…

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Top 20 Must Have Tools for RVing Fulltime

1) Torque Wrench Used for pre-trip setting proper lug torque on my trailer wheels and from time to time on the truck lug nuts. Also every month or two I check the torque on the fifth wheel pin box, hitch and suspension bolts. 2) Socket Set I guess it could be classed as many tools, but for this list, I’ll count it as one. I feel a basic metric/SAE socket set is a must have for performing many simple repairs to the RV or tow vehicle. 3) Tire Gauge Another tool…

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5 Fabulous Cleaning Shortcuts for RVers

The less time and energy spent tidying up the RV, the more time for fun and adventures. Maximize your space and make your RVing trips more enjoyable with these 5 Fabulous Cleaning Shortcuts for RVers. Vertical Space Keeping a clean RV has a lot to do with how you use your space. By maximizing your space, you can employ these simple tricks for storing items without using precious floor/cupboard space. Use hideaway hooks for outer wear that won’t take up space when not in use. Use a hanging fruit basket for a catch-all for keys, sunglasses, etc. Use brackets to…

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8 Ways To Stay Warm While Camping In Cold Weather

Don’t let the cool temperatures of the fall season keep you from getting out and camping.  There are great advantages to “cold season” camping, including fewer people, fall colors, and seeing areas in different seasons, to name a few. With some preparation, most people can stay comfortable in cooler temperatures and keep on adventuring! Don’t let a little cold weather keep you from enjoying your adventures! (Photo by TC Wait) 1. No cotton next to your skin. Cotton holds moisture and is not at all warm.  Natural fibers like silk and wool are…

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20 Camping Hacks From Experts

1. Pack the bottom of your sleeping bag with dry clothes. If snuggling up to a bottle of hot water goes against your better judgment, try some dry clothes instead. They will soak up any moisture in the bottom of your sleeping bag and keep your favorite feet warm. 2. Line your pack with a heavy-duty garbage bag. Use garbage can science to help keep your stuff dry. Line your backpack with a plastic garbage bag and fill ‘er up. 3. Keep one pair of your socks safe. Learn to…

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