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40 of the Best Places To Go Camping In Virginia

With 24 state forests, 38 state parks, 19 national park services, and tons of private campgrounds, Virginia has a plethora of amazing places to go camping. Some of the best places to go camping in Virginia are along the Atlantic Ocean coastline, especially along Virginia's world famous Virginia Beach.

21+ of the Best Hikes Near Seattle

Mount Pilchuck Hike Near Seattle
Are you looking for a great hike near Seattle? Although it’s the largest and busiest city in Washington State, Seattle is well-known for its proximity to the great outdoors and its prevalence of outdoor activities, including hiking. Seattle area trails range anywhere from just one mile to well over ten miles. Some are flat and child-friendly while others are steep, difficult,...

12 of the Best RV Rentals in Chicago Illinois

Hot dogs, deep-dish pizza and skyscrapers. It's home to Al Capone and Wrigley Stadium. You can't get much more iconic than the windy city of Chicago, Illinois. But what does it have to offer outdoor enthusiasts, adventurers, and anyone looking to commune with nature? A lot more than you might expect. Not far from views of the skyline, you will...

The Complete Guide To Renting Your First Camper, Pop Up or RV

RV Camper Rental In The Mountains
Renting a camper and camping in an RV, whether it's a motorhome, travel trailer or pop up camper, offers a completely different experience than other types of camping.  You get many of the luxuries of home, such as a bathroom, kitchen, soft beds and a roof over your head.  However, purchasing...

13 of the Best RV Rentals in Seattle

RV Camping in Washington
Are you interested in an RV rental in Seattle? Renting an RV or camper is a great way to explore Seattle and surrounding Washington State, including its three national parks and endless beautiful outdoor areas. Whether you’re from Seattle or visiting Washington, traveling alone or with family, planning to camp for...

The Complete Guide to Camping in North Cascades National Park

North Cascades National Park Ross Lake
Camping in North Cascades National Park should be near the top of every outdoor fanatic's camping bucket list. Known for its stunning green-blue alpine lakes, soaring glacier-capped mountains, and seemingly endless expanses of evergreen forests, this Washington State national park is a natural wonderland for camping and backpacking. It combines easy...

Everything You Need To Know About Pop Up Campers

Pop Up Camper in Woods
Camping in a pop up camper is a different experience than any other type of camping. You obviously get to bring far more comforts with you than if you were roughing it with just a tent and minimal supplies, but it is also far more basic than pulling up in a 30' trailer or RV.   I personally love the simplicity...

How to Poop in the Woods: Your Guide to Camping Toilets

“How do I go to the bathroom while camping?” This is one of the most common camping related questions I hear. Of course, staying at a campground with pit toilets or flush toilets makes it easy. As does camping in an RV or pop up camper. But what about primitive camping at a camp area without a toilet? Where do you “go”...

The Best Winter Hiking Boots For 2019

A good pair of winter hiking boots is a critical piece of winter camping gear. Winter boots help keep your feet warm, dry, and comfortable during the coldest months of the year.  But the number of models available makes narrowing down your choices difficult.  Our buyer's guide breaks down everything you need to know to buy the best winter boots for a...

The Best Winter Camping Gear for Cold Weather

Don’t go winter camping without the right winter camping gear. If you’re not adequately prepared for the winter weather, you’re likely in for a cold, wet, and all-around miserable trip. In addition to a warm sleeping bag and weather-resistant tent, cold weather camping requires a host of other important winter camping gear and equipment. Winter clothing is at the top of that...