5 Great National Parks to Visit

America’s National Parks have a unique, interesting history. The first one, Yellowstone National Park, was established in 1872 under President Ulysses S. Grant. Since then, the national parks have expanded to a level of reverence and prestige unmatched by any other natural wonder. They span all across the contiguous United States, from the ancient Smoky …

How to Camp in the Snow

Though the experience itself is often unparalleled, camping in the snow presents some unique challenges. In general, water (especially frozen water) is not a camper’s friend unless it’s in a bottle. And when the cold temperatures necessary for snow to persist are added in, it becomes clear that extra measures are necessary to guarantee a …

How to Set a Camping Budget

As far as vacationing goes, camping offers one of the best opportunities for fun and cost effective trip-taking. With no nightly hotel fees, less travel expenses, and zero restaurant bills, you can have a great time without draining the bank account just by enjoying the great outdoors. For the super savers out there, learning how …

How to Camp in the Rain

Few things can dampen the fun of a camping trip faster than adverse weather conditions. If you’re ill prepared, even intermittent periods of rain may cut your trip unnecessarily short. If you know how to camp in the rain, however, you can prevent weather conditions from controlling your camping experience. The things to remember are …