August 1, 2016 Blog, Camping Food, Camping Tips

3 Simple Recipes for Your Next Family Camping Trip

When it comes to family vacations, there are so many fun activities to choose from. For Americans, however, camping is at the top of the list. In 2010, approximately 40 million people took a camping trip, for a total of 515 million outings. Fast forward to 2014 – the American Camper Report revealed that 40.1 million Americans, or 14% of the U.S. population over the age of six, camped in...

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August 1, 2016 Camping Food, Camping Tips

The 3 Best Camping Recipes For You and Your Family

When it comes to vacations, a family camping trip is often the most convenient and low-cost way to get the whole family out of the house and into nature. Indeed, about 13% of adult camping participants went on trips because they wanted to spend more time with their families, and 12% of adult campers first went camping with their own immediate family. Family camping is truly an American past-time, with...

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August 1, 2016 Camping Tips

Family Camping Vacation Ideas: Part 1

When summer is here and the kids are out of school, it is time to think about your next family vacation! Why not try something new and go camping? Family camping vacations are one of the most popular choices for Americans, who spent in total 534.9 million days camping in 2011 alone. People who already understand about the joys of camping cite many reasons why it makes for a great...

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June 24, 2016 Blog, Camping Tips

How to Choose the Right Tent for Your Camping Vacation

So, you want to go camping. It is a wonderful idea really -- camping is an affordable, easy, and extremely enjoyable way to enjoy the great outdoors, your time off, and your family and friends. Indeed, in 2010 alone, approximately 40 million people went camping for a total of 515 million outings. Once you've made your decision to go camping, it's time to figure out exactly what that means. For...

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June 24, 2016 Campgrounds, Camping Tips

3 Things to Focus on When Camping With the Family

Camping is one of the most time honored, cost efficient, and family friendly ways to vacation. In 2010 alone, approximately 40 million people went camping for a total of 515 million outings. Indeed, campers get physical activity (evidenced by the fact that 87% of campers participated in multiple outdoor activities), the opportunity to travel (evidenced by the fact that campers traveled an average distance of 186.7 miles for camping trips)...

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June 12, 2016 Campgrounds, Camping Tips

How to Have Fun With the Whole Family

Think there's no such thing as "fun for the whole family"? That's understandable -- after all, in-between working, school, and other activities, it may seem as though there isn't even a time when the family is together, let alone having fun together. Not to mention the fact that each member of the family has his or her own idea of what "fun" even means. Enter family vacations, which are the...

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May 25, 2016 Camping Tips

The Camper's Guide to Zika

With spring in the air, many camping fanatics are switching off their television sets and hitching on their hiking boots in hopes of making their first tent camping endeavor of the season. Indeed, camping is somewhat of a pastime for Americans: in 2013 alone, over 40 million people went camping, and almost 99% of campers report that they were likely to camp again within the coming year. And while 87%...

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May 25, 2016 Camping Tips

3 Essential Survival Trips For Your Inaugural Summer Camping Trip

As summer rapidly approaches, families across America are gearing up and getting ready for their first weekend camping trip of the summer. After all, family camping vacations are one of the most popular vacation choices for Americans; in 2011 alone, Americans spent a total of 534.9 million days camping! That's a whole lot of smores! And while camping can provide ample opportunities to bond with nature and loved ones, a...

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Tips For Family Vacation Camping

Camping is a time honored tradition, especially for families. Indeed, family camping vacations are one of the most popular choices for Americans, with families spending about 534.9 million days camping altogether in 2011. Camping is a formative experience for many young people, especially for those who don't get the chance to experience much of nature in their homes. Among current camping participants, 85% took their first trip between birth and...

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Tips for Finding the Right Campsite For Your Family

Family camping trips are some of the most fulfilling, affordable, and rewarding ways to travel with a family. With various levels of camping amenities, and throughout many seasons, spending some time in nature is truly a great way to unplug and reflect, together. Indeed, it can also spark a family tradition -- 12% of adult campers first went camping with their immediate families. The first step of any camping trip...

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