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The Complete Guide to Camping in the Winter

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Winter is here – but that’s no reason to stow your camping gear until next season. With the right winter camping gear and a little bit of know-how, camping in the winter is actually a whole lot of fun for the entire family. Here are the best winter camping tips to make the most of your trip. Index Benefits Of Winter Camping ...

The Best Tent Heaters for Winter Camping

A tent heater will help keep you warm while winter camping. Although a quality winter camping tent and cold-weather sleeping bag are most important, sometimes they're just not enough for the most frigid camping conditions. If you're struggling to stay warm, then a tent heater needs to be next on your list of winter camping gear. Designed specifically for use inside of tents, the...

The Best Winter Sleeping Bags for Cold Weather Camping

Winter camping requires a top-quality winter sleeping bag. Alongside a 4-season winter tent, a cold weather sleeping bag rated for winter temperatures is your most important piece of winter camping gear. The best winter sleeping bag must keep you warm, dry, and comfortable - even when the temperatures dip well below freezing and the wind picks up into a vicious howl. Your...

The Best Winter Tents for Cold Weather Camping

Orange tent in high mountains
Camping in the winter is much different than camping during the rest of the year. But it can be done. And you can have an enjoyable (and, most importantly, warm and cozy) time while doing it. In addition to a warm winter sleeping bag, the most important piece of winter camping equipment is a quality 4-season winter tent. The best winter tent...

112 of the Best Camping Gifts for Outdoor Lovers

Camping gifts can make the perfect present for any outdoor enthusiast! The outdoor recreation industry is always coming up with unique, convenient and sometimes wacky new gear options. And these innovations are always stepping up to solve every imaginable problem and inconvenience you might encounter on the trail and at the campsite. And plenty more that will just make our lives...

40 of the Best Places To Go Camping In New Jersey

Camping In New Jersey
New Jersey camping really offers something for everyone. If you an RV camper, you'll find plenty of RV resorts and state parks that allow for RV camping. If you're a tent lover, then you'll find state parks and all sorts of wonderful wooded and beachside places to pitch your tent.

How to Set Up the Perfect Camping Shower for Every Situation

Staying clean while camping is tricky. If you’re not staying at a campground with showers, and don’t have an RV with a built-in shower, you might think there’s no easy solution to getting clean. Sure, this might not be a huge deal on a weekend camping trip... But on a weeklong camping trip, backpacking trip, or any other extended stay outdoors, you’ll...

Camping Hygiene: Your Guide to Staying Clean While Camping

The minimalism of camping and backpacking is one of my favorite aspects of it. You leave the majority of your “things” behind at home, relying only on a small amount of outdoors equipment. There’s certainly not enough space for all of your home hygiene products – and often no designated restroom or shower facility either. But that certainly doesn’t mean you shouldn’t...

The Complete Guide Free Camping In The US

For most of us, free camping seems a little too good to be true.  When we hear something is free it gives us pause. Free services are usually sub-par and there are often hidden fees attached. Or the competition is too high and it's not worth the lines and wait lists. But free camping isn't just a fantasy. 28% of...

95 Amazing Vegan Camping Foods and Recipes

In just 3 years, the number of American vegans has grown by 600%. We are slowly but steadily becoming a more health conscious and Earth-conscious nation. And people are discovering the incredible benefits, for us and our environment, of a plant-based diet. Our society is starting to see the big advantages of a diet that doesn't include meat and other animal-based products. A...