camping

is it colder to sleep in a car or a tent

Is it Colder to Sleep in a Car or a Tent?

If you are planning on going on a camping trip with cold winter weather, you may find yourself wondering if you should cozy up in a tent or just sleep in the back of your car. Surprisingly, there is one that is colder than the other.  A tent is much […]

where can you camp for free in florida

Where Can You Camp for Free in Florida?

Florida is a great place for road trips and camping. Especially during the colder months, this Sunshine State is the perfect place to explore. More often than not, staying in commercial campgrounds can quickly add up and poke a hole in your holiday budget, but thankfully Florida offers a plethora […]

how do you bear proof a tent

How Do You Bear Proof A Tent?

Bears are one of the major things that scare people about camping in a tent or spending time outside. While bears aren’t as much of a threat as people make them out to be, bear-proofing your tent and your campsite is essential if you want to avoid a negative encounter […]

types of campsites classifications and definitions

Every Type of Campsite Defined (Camping FAQs)

If you’ve ever tried to reserve a campsite online, you know how tricky it can be to figure out precisely what kind of site you’re booking. From basic to premium to group, and even equestrian sites, all the jargon involved in going camping is enough to make anyone’s head spin. […]

how to winterize a 3 season tent

How To Winterize a 3 Season Tent

I get a lot of tent and camping-related questions from friends and family. Since I grew up in Minnesota, I’ve enjoyed the trials of winter camping since I was a child. Because of that, I get a lot of winter camping questions, like: Can you use a 3-season tent for […]

best fall foliage camping destinations

10 Best Fall Foliage Camping Destinations in the U.S.

When it comes to enjoying the great outdoors, some of the most incredible times of year are during the autumn. The air is crisp and everything seems to be getting ready for winter. But the beauty during this time of year is especially amplified because of the fall color change […]

best tree tents

Best Tree Tents? (9 Crowd Favorites)

For a unique camping experience that’s fun and exciting, a tree tent is hard to beat. Plus, sleeping high above the ground offers a whole host of great benefits for backcountry campers. Finding the right tree tent can be tricky, though, especially if you’ve never used one before. These niche […]