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  • In March 2017 we camped in Yingde, a historical city in the north of Guangdong Province, China. The city is on the Beijiang River, a tributary of the Pearl River. Wonderful for camping and hiking!

    Camping in China

    Camping in China

    by Shelley Horsley Cruz2

  • Pro Bar Claims to provide some of the best tasting and healthy plant based snacks. Is this true? Are foods produced in the mountains of Utah what they claim to be? Let's find out.

    Pro Bar Energy Foods Reviewed

    Pro Bar Energy Foods Reviewed

    by Finnegan Williams0

  • Despite its location in the deserts of the American Southwest, Arizona has a surprising number of beautiful lakes. The lakes are the result of the numerous dams found on many of the state’s rivers. Like dams elsewhere these dams were...

    Arizona's Beautiful Canyon Lake

    Arizona's Beautiful Canyon Lake

    by Chuck Nugent7

  • RV camping in Death Valley National Park offers many beautiful views, interesting history and unique natural areas. Visit in the winter for balmy temperatures and sunny days. See Badwater, 282 feet below sea level, the Harmony Borax Mines of 20-Mule Team fame and the unique behive Charcoal Kilns. RV campground information and 29 photographs of Death Valley are included.

    RV Camping in Death Valley National Park - With Photo Gallery

    RV Camping in Death Valley National Park - With Photo Gallery

    by Stephanie Henkel49

  • Regardless of what you call it, a mountain, hobo, or pudgie pie, it's an essential part of camp or picnic cooking--especially with so many recipe options. Perfect for every meal. Simple & fun!

    Pie Iron Recipes for Camping and Picnics

    Pie Iron Recipes for Camping and Picnics

    by Joel Diffendarfer4

  • Vegetarian foods to cook while camping that are easy to make and delicious. Recipes for grilled vegetables, nachos, spaghetti, chili, beans, rice, quesadillas, and more.

    Vegetarian Camping Recipes and Meal Ideas

    Vegetarian Camping Recipes and Meal Ideas

    by Candace Bacon30

  • Learn how to make your own backpacking meals at home to save money but still get nutritious foods on the trail that are super-light to carry. In this guide we use both a dehydrator and purchased freeze-dried foods to create some great meals.

    Backpacking Meals DIY:  Making Cheap and Easy Meals at Home

    Backpacking Meals DIY: Making Cheap and Easy Meals at Home

    by Katy Medium0

  • Camping may seem a bit daunting to a first timer, but this guide should put you at ease with a wealth of information about sleeping in the great outdoors.

    A Beginner's Guide to Camping

    A Beginner's Guide to Camping

    by John Bullock0

  • Starting a campfire for your first time can be daunting, but it is actually much easier than you think. Here are some tips and tricks that I have picked up along the way and learned from watching survivalist shows and by doing it myself.

    How to Start a Campfire With Matches and No Lighter

    How to Start a Campfire With Matches and No Lighter

    by Layne Holmes0

  • A survival knife will be all you need on camping trips and in survival situations, but an axe can make light work of gathering firewood and making shelter. But how to choose the right one for you?

    Five Critical Qualities for Your Camp Axe

    Five Critical Qualities for Your Camp Axe

    by Lolcrow0

  • Big Bend is tough, rugged, diverse, mostly untouched, a bit intimidating, yet inviting, hosting a variety of wildlife. It lets you escape from routine to the experiences of a lifetime.

    Camping at Big Bend National Park

    Camping at Big Bend National Park

    by Darshan1

  • That small tear or rip in a tent can quickly become a larger problem; however, it really is easy to repair, even on the trail.

    How to Fix a Tear or Rip in a Tent!

    How to Fix a Tear or Rip in a Tent!

    by Zsuzsy Bee34

  • First Landing State Park is a fantastic way to experience the beach. The park is relatively secluded from the busy ocean front and allows guests to experience the natural beauty of the Virginia coastline. A visit can be as laid back or adventurous as you choose to make it.

    Virginia Is for Lovers: First Landing State Park

    Virginia Is for Lovers: First Landing State Park

    by Alex0

  • Whether you are renting an RV for a family vacation or an experienced RV, you will want to select the best RV campground. Here are features of the best RV campgrounds and tips on how to select the best campground for your camping style.

    How to Choose the Best RV Campgrounds for Your Camping Style

    How to Choose the Best RV Campgrounds for Your Camping Style

    by Stephanie Henkel32

  • It seems like everyone loves camping except me. I hate sleeping on the ground, living without bathrooms, the grit, the grime... Read on for the Top 3 reasons why I hate camping.

    Why I Hate Camping: Let Me Count the Ways...

    Why I Hate Camping: Let Me Count the Ways...

    by hazelbrown51

  • Make it harder for bears to find an easy meal by packing all of your camping food into a bear-resistant container.

    How to Use a Bear Canister

    How to Use a Bear Canister

    by Dan Human18

  • The Victorians introduced the idea of recreational camping as a healthy activity. Influential naturalists, the concept of leisure, and new technologies made the American camp out wildly popular.

    The History of Recreational Camping in the USA

    The History of Recreational Camping in the USA

    by Dolores Monet4

  • Preparing to take a baby camping for the first time can be a little overwhelming. I offer tips to make it a little easier, so you can pass on your love of the great outdoors from babyhood and on!

    Tips for RV Camping With a Baby

    Tips for RV Camping With a Baby

    by Rachel2

  • Created by the flooding of several tiny villages in the 1950s, the Long Sault Parkway has become a favourite summer spot for campers from all over Eastern Canada.

    Camping Along the St. Lawrence River

    Camping Along the St. Lawrence River

    by JessBraz5

  • Primitive camping with a cochlear implant can be a challenging experience. Campers must prepare for a lack of electricity, weather, storage of small parts, and the potential for broken processor compo

    Camping With a Cochlear Implant

    Camping With a Cochlear Implant

    by Leah Lefler2

  • If you're an older adult who loves the great outdoors, these camping tips for people over fifty will make your trails a lot less rocky

    Camping Tips for Older Men and Women

    Camping Tips for Older Men and Women

    by GreenMind Guides0

  • The best camping list for you is the one made just for your camping trip. This example of a master checklist is broken down into mini-lists for different parts of your trip: campsite gear, personal gear, family gear, food, and specialty items.

    The Best Camping Checklist Ever Written

    The Best Camping Checklist Ever Written

    by ga anderson0

  • Camping with very young children can be a rewarding experience with the proper preparation and a few helpful tricks to make the adventure a little easier!

    25 Helpful Tips for Camping With a Toddler

    25 Helpful Tips for Camping With a Toddler

    by Leah Lefler2

  • Practical tips on how to sail around the world for free. If you're interested in sailing, free travel, and adventure, find tips for your next adventure travel experience here.

    How to Sail Around the World for Free

    How to Sail Around the World for Free

    by Karen Banes31

  • Tired of roughing it but still want to see the world less traveled? Go Jeep camping!

    Jeep Camping

    Jeep Camping

    by Pax Pacis1

  • After traveling on a motorcycle and camping for over 30 years, I've learned a few things about what to take when motorcycle camping. I hope my list is helpful.

    Motorcycle Camping - What to Take

    Motorcycle Camping - What to Take

    by Sherry Hewins14

  • We'd been eyeing the Solo Stove for months and finally decided to use a couple of REI gift cards to cover some of the $300 price. This is what we think after several enjoyable campfire sessions with our own Solo.

    Solo Bonfire Stove Review: Is It Worth the Price?

    Solo Bonfire Stove Review: Is It Worth the Price?

    by Deb Kingsbury1

  • When you get together with family and friends, it is the food that brings out the fun for the event. Here you'll find pie iron recipes for home or camping, plus a how-to video.

    Campfire Cooking With Pie Irons

    Campfire Cooking With Pie Irons

    by Susan Britton6

  • Some of the most beautiful, scenic and natural sites to camp are also full of wildlife. If you play it safe, there is absolutely no reason not to camp in bear country.

    Camping in Bear Country with Kids

    Camping in Bear Country with Kids

    by Mrs. Menagerie72

  • Have you ever considered making your own Lavender Insect Repellent? If not then step this way as I show you some easy chemical free recipes you can make which include other essential oils such as Eucalyptus, Lemongrass and Clove oil. These natural bug repellents are very effective in preventing insect bites such as mosquitoes, horseflies and gnats for all the family.

    Lavender Insect Repellent Recipe

    Lavender Insect Repellent Recipe

    by Suzanne Ridgeway44

  • Planning a camping trip? Here are some valuable camping safety tips to think about before and during your camping trip. List of things to pack for safe camping as well as tips on campfire safety, pet safety, food and water safety are included.

    Camping Safety:  Tips for Safe Camping

    Camping Safety: Tips for Safe Camping

    by Stephanie Henkel17

  • Nothing in this world is free anymore, right? Wrong! Did you know there are thousands of free places to camp all over the world? All you have to do is know how to find and use them!

    How to Camp for Free Around the World

    How to Camp for Free Around the World

    by shancontented0

  • Camping with kids can be a lot of fun for the entire family, but only if the needs of the children are kept in mind. Some suggestions to make the trip a good one for all.

    How to Have Fun Camping With Kids

    How to Have Fun Camping With Kids

    by Dan Harmon14

  • You have not been camping for ages, and you don't have a waterproof tent. You could buy one, but waterproofing and old tent is so cheap that there is no point. How can you waterproof an old tent?

    Tips for waterproofing an old tent

    Tips for waterproofing an old tent

    by Peter Taylor2

  • Campground hosting allows RVers to enjoy extended time at beautiful locations like the Cape Hatteras National Seashore and other National Parks. Full time RVers stretch their budgets and perform a service by volunteering as campground hosts. How to become a campground host,funny stories from RVing campground hosts.

    Full-Time RVing:  Campground Hosting at Cape Hatteras National Seashore

    Full-Time RVing: Campground Hosting at Cape Hatteras National Seashore

    by Stephanie Henkel14

  • There are five campsites on the island of Sao Miguel in the Azores. Two of the campsites are free all year round and the other three are low cost (about ten Euros in total a night for two people and a small tent). Here is a brief guide to the camp sites, their facilities and nearby attractions.

    Camping in the Azores: São Miguel

    Camping in the Azores: São Miguel

    by rontlog2

  • Going on a hiking trip, visiting the mountains, or working the summer as a camp staff; wilderness first aid kits are a must. Keep safety first and incidents small with these must haves in your first aid kit.

    Wilderness First Aid Kit: A Basic Overview

    Wilderness First Aid Kit: A Basic Overview

    by Cholee Clay19

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