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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...

Amazon Prime Day’s Best Outdoor Deals

Who doesn't love a great deal? Amazon's Prime Day is a one-day global online shopping extravaganza! All sorts of products and devices go on sale throughout the day. It's like Black Friday or Cyber Monday, except exclusively for Prime members (become one now sign up for Prime Here). What you need to know before you shop One thing to know is that Prime...

40 of the Best Places To Go Camping In Illinois

Best Camping in Illinois
Illinois in an incredible state full of large forests, rolling hills, and beautiful wetlands. This makes camping in Illinois an incredibly popular activity enjoyed not only by locals but tourists and travelers alike. With the Mississippi River running along the western border, Lake Michigan on the North West corner, Shawnee National Forest in the southwestern corner, and six large state...

99 Fun Camping Activities and Games That Will Guarantee You A Blast In The Outdoors

You've made it! You're in the great outdoors. The tent is pitched, gear organized, the fire is made and suddenly you hear the dreaded "I'm bored". For some people, you don't need a list of things to do while camping, your normal camping activities leave you perfectly content. Everything from planning your meals and packing up your gear before...

13 Camping Must Haves For The Family Camper

Want to learn more about the camping must haves that you saw today on Twin Cities Live? I've put together a list of all the camping gear that was featured today on the show along with why I like that product, any cons that I have found, tips on how to use the gear and finally, where you can purchase...