February 15, 2017 Camping Tips, Spring camping

Start Planning Your Spring Camping Trip With These Tips!

Back in 2010, nearly 40 million people went on a total of 515 million camping trips. The popularity of visiting campgrounds in Colorado, New York, Ohio, and elsewhere has only grown since then. It may still be winter, but it's never too early to start planning your spring camping trip. Here are our top tips for springtime camping on our sunny campgrounds in Colorado: Examine everything before you leave Most...

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February 9, 2017 Camping Food

Not Your Grandma’s S’mores

It wouldn’t be a camping trip without sitting around a campfire, making s'mores, getting smoke in your eyes while your marshmallow on the stick burns to a black inedible mess. After burning your fingers trying to get the sticky marshmallow onto the graham cracker you smile and say, “I love S’mores!” The following are some ways to add a twist to this traditional campfire treat. Don’t worry, you’ll still have...

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February 6, 2017 Camping Tips

5 Tips for RV Show Success

It's winter, and RV shows are happening around the country. No matter where you are on your RV journey--dreaming about your first rig, thinking about upgrading, or making the leap from towable to motorized--an RV show is the perfect place to research floor plans and explore pricing. So how do you get the most out of an RV show visit? Here are our 5 tips for RV show success...  ...

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January 24, 2017 Camping Tips

Creative Games and Activities for Fun Summer Camping Trips

One of the biggest pleasures of spending your family vacation on summer camping trips is the togetherness you can enjoy while also getting away from it all. In fact, the single biggest motivator for going camping is the joy of camping in and of itself, according to 47% of adult campers. But when you add kids into the mix, it can be important to keep them active and entertained, even...

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January 20, 2017 Blog, Camping Tips

Fun Hiking Games for the Kids

When you’re planning a hike with kids, remember they have shorter legs, a faster metabolism and tire out quicker than grown-ups. Plan hikes that are fun, are not too long and make sure you don’t forget the snacks. This way, everyone will have a better hike, and happy kids make for happy adults. Here are some fun, easy games for the kids to play on the trail to keep them...

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January 13, 2017 Camping Tips

6 Surprising Camping Facts

If you're a fan of family camping trips, it's likely that you enjoy spending time in the great outdoors. Whether you go camping near a lake, in the woods, or in your own backyard, there's always something new to discover. In fact, according to the 2014 American Camping Report, a whopping 99% of camping participants said they were likely or very likely to camp the following year, which explains why...

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January 10, 2017 Blog, Camping Tips

5 Ways to Kick those RV Winterization Blues

It's officially winter, and many campers across the United States have winterized and covered up their RVs for the next couple of months. Even some folks who are lucky enough to live in the beautiful sunbelt can't get out to the campground as often as they would like.   So if you are one of those folks who's feeling the winterization blues, we have some great tips that will keep...

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December 20, 2016 Blog, Camping Tips

5 Great Ideas to Make Family Camping Trips Easier

Family camping can be a fun time for the whole clan, but in an age when we increasingly rely on technology, it can be hard to tear yourself away from your phone screen. If you're looking for ways to get your family more involved in camping and make it a fun experience for everyone, here are a few helpful tips: Tacos in a Bag Everyone loves taco night, so why...

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December 20, 2016 Winter Camping

4 Great Reasons to Set Up Camp in Texas This Winter

If you're a fan of family camping trips, you might think you'll have to wait until next year to head back to your favorite camp resorts. In reality, you can enjoy this favorite family pastime year-round when you visit our campgrounds in Texas. Whether you love to spend time in a cabin or have your own RV, you can take your next family vacation within the next few months at...

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December 14, 2016 Blog, Midwest Region News

5 Amazing Hiking Trails to Explore While Camping in Michigan

Family camping vacations are a great way to get out into nature and appreciate the beauty of the world, but your campsite is only just the beginning! Hiking is one of the most popular activities to pair with a camping trip. In fact, hiking trips are on the rise: more than 38 million Americans went hiking in 2014, an increase from the 29.2 million who said they'd gone in 2008. While...

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