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What To Visit In The Acadia National Park

What To Visit In The Acadia National Park

A couple of weeks ago, I went with a group of Australian buddies on a camping weekend. A lot of planning went into the trip (on my end) because I wanted to show them something really spectacular but, at the same time, something that they can’t really see in the Land Down Under. I ended up choosing Acadia National Park – a rugged, forested land of water, with over 6,000 lakes! Acadia is in Maine, which is very close to where I…

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Sleeping Bag Tips – How to Choose a Sleeping Bag That Fits You Like a Glove

Sleeping Bag Tips – How to Choose a Sleeping Bag That Fits You Like a Glove

The one thing that you never want to forget when you’re packing for a camping trip is your sleeping bag. Well, unless you want to spend your night shivering in the corner of your tent, dressed in every piece of clothes that you brought with you. There are plenty of other things you’ll regret not packing (check out this ultimate camping checklist to avoid that) but a sleeping bag is really up there – so don’t forget it! However, what…

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12 Great Campsites in the United States

12 Great Campsites in the United States

America truly is a country of diverse and wondrous landscapes. From rocky, almost inaccessible mountain peaks, to lava-crusted fields and far-reaching meadows, the American wilderness offers something for pretty much every taste. Creating a top-style list of great campsites in the United States is difficult, so I’m not going to even try that. Tastes are different and the country is so vast that it would probably have to be a 100-item list! Instead, I’ll just draw your attention to 12…

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Camping Tips for Beginners – Top Advice for an Outdoorsy 2017!

Camping Tips for Beginners – Top Advice for an Outdoorsy 2017!

Most of us have camped at one point or another in our lives. If we had to, we would probably be able to pitch a tent and rough it out for a night or two in the woods. However, this doesn’t make us pros. In fact, even casual campers (people camping once or twice every year) make a lot of camping mistakes that could be avoided with a little bit of preparation – or by reading a cool little post…

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The Ultimate Camping Checklist for 2017

The Ultimate Camping Checklist for 2017

I do a fair bit of camping. Two or three times a year I will plan a big camping trip – preferably somewhere abroad but if not then somewhere in the country I’ve never visited before. In between those big camping trips I love to organize as many smaller camping trips I can fit into my schedule – all with the help of my camping checklist! I started camping because I needed to unwind; I need to escape from the…

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