New To Camping?

You’ve Come To The Right Place!

At some time or another, we were all new to camping. At this point, we need to start with the basics. Where should I go and what should I bring are two of the main questions we get here. You’ll also what to know what to expect as well as tips on how to best enjoy your time camping. The answers to these questions and much more can be found in our free Family Camping Guide E-Book.

Below the ebook are a collection of posts directed at first time campers and helping them enjoy their first experience as well as some of the gear that I have used, loved and highly recommend.

FAmily-Camping-Guide-150Get Our Free Family Camping Guide

This guide will help you plan your first trip, give you checklists of what to bring, how to keep yourself and kids safe and much more. Check out the download page for more info and to get the book!

The family camping guide can be downloaded as either a pdf or epub. The pdf is perfect for reading on computers, printing and can be easily read on all devices. The epub version is perfect for phones and tablets.

Check Out These Great Blog Posts Perfect For Camping Newbies

Camping Checklist

Ultimate Camping Checklist

Whether you’re planning your first ever camping trip or getting ready for another weekend in the woods, this camping checklist will help you bring only what you need without forgetting a thing.

Stop The mosquitoes

Stop The Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes can literally ruin an otherwise perfect camping trip. If you are prepared though, you can stop them in their tracks and enjoy the outdoors without the itching!


Health Benefits of Camping

Amazing Health Benefits of Camping

Camping is far more than just a great time outdoors, it’s a boost to your health. These are just a few of the amazing health benefits of camping.

25 Tips For Tent Camping

These simple tent camping tips will be life savers when you’re out on your first tent camping adventure. Ideas on keeping kids happy, staying comfortable and much more.

Best Family Camping Tents of 2015

The Best Family Tents of 2015

If you are just getting started camping, you are going to be needing a tent. Here are some of the best selling tents of 2015 that are perfect for getting your family started camping.

Choosing The Perfect Family Campground

Choosing The Perfect Family Campground

Starting your camping experience at a terrible campground can really sour you on camping. On the other hand, a great campground can really enhance your camping experience. Here’s how to pick the perfect campground.

Old Camping Tent

Cool New Camping Gear 2016

Every year here at Beyond The Tent we bring you the coolest new camping gear that we can find. These are all items that we have either used and love or can’t wait to get our hands on.

Family Wearing Life Jackets

10 Reasons You Need To Wear A Life Jacket

Wearing a life jacket is one of the most simple ways to protect yourself and your family while on the water yet many people do not wear them. Here are 10 reasons you need to be wearing yours.

10 Secrets Regular Campers Won't Tell You

10 Secrets Regular Campers Won’t Tell You

Just for fun, here are our 10 secrets regular campers won’t tell you (and YES ordering pizza is OK!).