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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12 Tips for camping in the rain.

Rain happens. But there’s no need to let it ruin your camping experience. Here are some tips for camping in the rain to help you stay happy and dry when the liquid sunshine starts falling from the sky. 1. Find the Right Tent Site Choose a campsite with a little elevation that’s not beside a river or lake. It isn’t fun to wake up in three inches of water during a downpour. Even better, if your tent faces the morning sun, it’ll be easier to coax yourself out of your…

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Easy Halloween Decoration Ideas for Your Campsite

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Get ready to take your fall camping up a notch this year with these easy ideas for decorating your campsite and golf cart! We love camping in the fall, and one of the reasons for that is that many campgrounds have a lot of different activities revolving around Halloween. At any given campground during the months of September and October you are almost guaranteed to find trick-or-treating, pumpkin carving, costume contests, site decorating contests, golf cart parades and more.  It’s a great time to enjoy a long weekend away from the hustle…

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23 Crazy Cool Camping Ideas, Hacks Tips and Tricks

Camping can be so much fun, but it can also be a lot of work.  But with a little pre-planning — and these camping hacks, tips, tricks and insider tips — you can be a happy camper. From an emergency toilet, to a headlamp lantern hack, to storing medicine while camping to how to make campfire orange rolls, there is a little bit of everything included to make your camping experience even better. 1. Mason Jar Matchbox :: Craftaholics Anonymous Keep your matches dry by crafting your own Mason jar matchbox.  Using the center…

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Cozy Winter Nights Start with Coffee Cocktails

Most outdoor lovers love to start the day with coffee. While these concoctions might be a bit potent to sip while enjoying the sunrise, come those evening hours of staring into the crackling campfire, these hot coffee cocktails are just right! Go ahead. Mix up a couple of mugs for you and that special someone. Then enjoy the campfire even on the coldest nights of the winter. Double Bump Coffee Two shots of two kinds of spirits accelerate this coffee drink to where few have tread before. That’s a good…

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Top 10 Camping Etiquette Tips

Whether you are an experienced camper or planning your first camping trip, be sure to mind your manners at the campground. The following are a few suggestions from fellow outdoor enthusiasts on important camping etiquette. 1. Leave No Trace With so many folks enjoying the outdoors, it’s very important that each of us do our part to ensure we leave nothing behind that detracts from the experience of those who follow. To that end, I practice the “Leave No Trace” credo. After I have packed my camp and before I…

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5 Awesome Fall Camping Recipes

Fall symbolizes the turning of leaves, a chill in the air, and need for hearty comfort food. Camping in the fall is my absolute favorite. There is just something about waking up to the cool morning air, sitting around a campfire to keep warm and hiking through forests of autumn colored leaves. Along with all of the cliches of Fall, people tend to crave hearty, warm meals to take the edge off the brisk air. These harvest fall camping recipes will keep your campsite festive and your stomachs full! There…

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Handy Caravan Hire Checklist for Your Next Camping Holiday

Caravan holidays are exciting, relaxing and fun experiences, but to get the most out of them you have to do some preparation and planning. Our checklist below will ensure you have as few hiccups along the way as possible, so that you can have an enjoyable experience. Find the printable pdf version at the bottom of the this article. What You’ll Need To Bring   Gas– make sure the gas tanks are full and refill if necessary Gas Cooker– so you can cook up breakfast, lunch and dinners Folding camp…

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15 Camping Skewer Recipes to Make Over Your Campfire

Whether you call them kebabs, kabobs, or just plain skewers, these grillable meals-on-a-stick are perfect for camp cooking. Just get the campfire going, prepare your skewers, and then toss them on the fire. Minimal prep work, no dishes to clean up and loads fire-roasted of flavor!   Below we’ve compiled a list of amazing kebabs recipes for you to try out the next time you go camping or what to fire up the backyard grill. But first, a few reasons why kebabs are the best and some gear to get…

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