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Camping at Big Bay State Park

Big Bay State Park, Madeline Island
Big Bay State Park is on Madeline Island, which is part of the Apostle Island archipelago. The “Big Bay” referred to in the title is Lake Superior, which accounts for 10% of the world’s supply of fresh water.  When it’s time to go camping, this park has an attractive amount of waterfront excitement. You...

Camping at Buckhorn State Park: Discover What the Glacier Left Behind

Buckhorn State Park
Buckhorn State Park offers an access point for visitors to experience Wisconsin's brand of natural beauty firsthand. With shoreline on both the Wisconsin and Yellow river, lovers of swimming and boating have twice the opportunity to get some splashing in.  Additionally, the park is open for seasonal hunting opportunities. Birders will get the opportunity...

Camping at Deception Pass State Park in Washington

Deception Pass in Washington
Camping at Deception Pass State Park is one of the best ways to enjoy Washington State’s most-visited state park. Roughly 2 million visitors per year flock to this Northwest Washington camping hotspot for its proximity to the Puget Sound, 38 miles of hiking trails, and to walk across the towering (and often photographed) Deception Pass Bridge. Three campgrounds suitable...

The Pros and Cons of Hybrid Travel Trailers (Plus A Few Tips!)

Jayco Hybrid Camping Trailer
This year my family decided to get a new camper. After much deliberation, we decided to go with a Hybrid Camping Trailer from Jayco. In the past, we've owned a large travel trailer, done countless tent camping trips and enjoyed pop ups, but the benefits of a hybrid camper we're too many for...

33 of the Best Places to Go Camping in Michigan

Michigan is rife with opportunity for outdoor adventures, including some of the best camping in the United States. Touching four of the five Great Lakes, the state has more than 3,288 miles of freshwater shoreline plus more than 11,000 inland lakes. All this in addition to 20 million acres of forest just waiting to...

37 Best Places To Go Camping in Missouri

Camping in Missouri
Missouri is a beautiful state that is rich with history and natural beauty. Camping in Missouri is the perfect way to take in the beauty and history of this state. Missouri has 56 state parks with 3,591 campsites and more than 1,000 miles of trails for hiking and biking. Add in the 6...

Camping at Lynx Lake Campground, Prescott AZ

A view of Lynx Lake through the Trees in Prescott AZ
Just 100 miles north of Phoenix, and just seven miles south of Prescott AZ, it's no wonder Lynx Lake is one of the most popular campgrounds in the state; its the perfect place to beat the summer heat in Arizona. Nestled within a cool Ponderosa Pine forest at 5,600 feet the Lynx Lake...

9 Best Coolers for Camping in 2019

Do you want a cooler that actually stays cold? Of course, you do! So, today, I’m going to walk you through the most important features that all the best camping coolers must have. But that’s not all. I also review the 9 best coolers for camping that I’ve tested myself....

Camping In The Black Hills National Forest

Sylvan Lake - Black Hills South Dakota
I live in Minnesota and there are plenty of beautiful places to camp and enjoy the outdoors. But, if you're looking for a little change in scenery, Camping in the Black Hills of South Dakota is a great option that offers lots of excitement and beautiful places to see within kid-friendly driving distance. The...

Camping At Rock Island State Park, Wisconsin

Rock Island State Park
Rock Island State Park in Wisconsin offers a unique camping experience that is truly hard to match anywhere in the US. This state park is a 975-acre island located off the tip of Door Peninsula and is only accessible by two ferries, one from Door Peninsula to the bigger Washington Island and the...