Camping

Camping: What is Camping? Types of Camping? About Sleeping Bags…These camping questions will be answered here. Plus we’ve added an entertaining bonus, camping jokes and camping poems!

Camping is a form of outdoor recreation. It has been a favorite activity for many outdoor enthusiasts and families since the 1950’s. Camping is something that any person or group of people can easily take part in. Going camping is an outdoor activity one can do anywhere and on any budget. Unlike most recreational activities and holidays camping is one that does not have to cost a lot of money and can end up being the most inspirational and enjoyable experience. Camping is all about getting back to the basics, getting out amoungst nature and appreciating all the outdoors have to offer.
If you have never experienced camping I strongly recommend you get out there and give it a try! I can gaurentee you will learn or take away something positive from your camping experience!

12May2019
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Camper/RV Inspections

I have always loved camping and when I retired, I bought a new pull type camper and a large truck. My wife and I started out on our camping voyage and were happy as a lark. We were going out west because we live in Tennessee and were looking forward to another beautiful place. We put everything in the camper that we thought we would need for the trip.  We were planning on staying about 3 weeks on

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Camping: Horse Flies, Cows and Cous Cous!

So my story begins in the beautiful surroundings of the Lake District, Cumbria, England. I had embarked on a 4 day camping expedition over the rolling hills and steep mountains of the English countryside, to complete The Duke of Edinburgh Award. My Tips for Camping in the Lake District: Horse Flies and Other Lovely Insects There are a few things you should know before you go on a camping trip,

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03May2019
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Types of Camping Tents

An important step in knowing what kind of camping tent is right for you is knowing what types of camping tents are out there. Below are some descriptions of some of the more popular camping tents. (more…)

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28Apr2019
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Choosing the Right RV

Technically speaking, the RV (recreational vehicle) needs wheels to be considered a real RV. So tents don't cut the custard. Which RV is For You? Big decision.  To find an answer, first check the pocketbook or cash on hand.  Empty pocketbook or no cash on hand…no problem.  Mortgage the house to the hilt.  Go for the gusto. Match your needs to the vehicle.  There are so many of them to choose from.  We'll start at the low

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23Apr2019
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Camping Tent Features

Here are some basic camping tent features (with descriptions) to look out for when finding a good camping tent. (more…)

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22Apr2019
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How to Choose a Camping Tent

No tent is built alike. At least, it certainly seems that way. There are countless types of tents to choose from, each with its own unique features and functions. Choosing the right tent for your camp trip can become overwhelming, even for an experienced camper. Every camper has different needs, so having set requirements in mind when making your tent purchase will ensure that you buy the best one. Ho

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21Apr2019
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Guide to RVing: Camping After Retirement

When we retired on Canada’s west coast and we were looking at inexpensive vacation ideas, my son mentioned tent trailers. My initial reaction was…. “I’m not going under canvas again at my age!” This all changed when I finally stuck my head inside a new tent trailer unit. You could almost live full-time in one nowadays. You have a furnace, fridge, stove; running water, electricity and curtains fo

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19Feb2014
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Competition Time! Write an Article to Win a Book!

Hello fellow campers! We are presenting an opportunity to all our UK readers to receive one of our "CampTrip Pocket Guide to Camping" paperbacks RRP £11.99. These books are an excellent item to have in your camping arsenal. They are great for both kids and adults as a camping guide. This promotion is available to all UK residents only. Write to Win a CampTrip Book How Does it Work? Well, si

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