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Tips for Desert Camping and Hiking in the Southwest Desert USA

Camping in the deserts of the southwest USA can be a unique and rewarding experience. The stark beauty of red rock mesas and mysterious hoodoos is enchanting. But the harsh climate and terrain that defines a desert requires a few adaptations when camping. Here are my tips for desert camping and hiking. Water is Life Several years ago a Scottish Scout troop came to Arizona, and as their American

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7 Ways to Entertain your Kids While Camping

It's a nice weekend so you and your spouse decide to take your kids on a camping trip. So you pack up your things and off you go. After getting everything unpacked and set up at your campsite you realize, you didn't pack much for the kids to do while on this adventure. You think to yourself what are they going to do the whole time. Well, here are some helpful tips to entertain your kids while ca

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Top Reasons to go Camping in Spring

Read my guest post on Camping Blogger for the "Top Reasons to go Camping in Spring" Camping is not just a summer activity! Spring is an ideal time to go camping, so dust off the tent and cooler and get the family outdoors! Spring has arrived! "Top Reasons to go Camping in Spring" Please feel free to add any comments or info in the comment box below. All comments are appreciated. Auth

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Camping as a Lifestyle

One February morning, high in the Colorado Rockies, not far from Aspen, I stared at the ceiling of my $500 per month bedroom that I rented in my friend's trailer. The room had no closet, no bedroom door and the temperature that morning, inside the room, was twenty degrees. It was time to bust a move! This is my experience on camping as a lifestyle. The Search for New Accommodation "I could live

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Budget Camping For Everyone

Camping has been an all time favorite experience for many, regardless of age and location, budget camping is for everyone. It is also the best solution for a family to spend some quality time together. Far from the noisy streets and crowded malls, camping allows you to spend quality time with your family and loved ones. Good company, nature and the wild are the only companions around you. At night

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Consider Vegetarian Camping

Healthy eating isn't that hard when you're home, but people still tend towards eating too much and loading up on fats and sugar. Exceeding one's intended caloric intake is easy, especially on the road. When faced with a multitude of fast food options and coolers filled with treats from home it can be easy to load up on unhealthy, quick-energy options that are more expensive and less beneficial tha

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How to Enjoy Camping If You Hate Camping

Do the words “camping trip” bring back bad memories? Do you wonder why anyone would willingly leave their comfortable bed to go sleep on a lumpy grass floor in a cold tent? While certain camping experiences will never be fun, they don’t need to ruin your attitude towards camping. Focusing on the positive experiences can change a bad trip into a great one. Here are my tips on how to enjoy cam

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How to Make a S’more

Let's Have S'more Fun If you have never experienced a S'more, you haven't lived yet. S'mores are a tasty treat most commonly enjoyed outdoors over an open fire. It seems as though S'mores have existed forever; no one really knows when they were invented or who came up with this genius dessert. From my personal experience I would say that S'mores are best when sitting around a campfire while cam

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