Articles in Camping

Airstream gets a magnificent revamp to celebrate the National Park Service Centennial
Airstream and Pendleton Woolen Mills® pay tribute to 100 years of the National Park Service with this special edition collaboration, built to celebrate the wild lands of the great outdoors and those who preserve and protect them. The National Park Service is turning 100 this year! In celebrati...
22 Essential Diagrams You Need For Camping
By Peggy Wang From survival to s’mores, here’s everything you need to know to ensure a flawless camping trip. 1. How to Build a Campfire scoutmastercg.com 2. Tent Tips rei.com 3. Everything You Need to Know About the Technicality of S’mores rei.com 4. How to Estimate Remaining D...
30 of The Best Camping Tips & Tricks
You are going to LOVE these awesome Camping Ideas, Gear, Tips, & Tricks that we gathered up for you today! We included everything you need to make your camping trip absolutely amazing!  We love to go camping and have made the best family memories on our camping trips. We can’t wait to...
5 Reasons To Explore The Country By Backroad
In our modern world and our current state of being, we seem to be missing something innately core to our bodies, minds, and spirit: the great outdoors. Hopping into your (preferably all-terrain) vehicle, and taking off into the wild blue yonder—whether planned or spontaneous—may just be ...
60 Nifty Shelters You Can Make Using A Tarp
Shelter and water are the two most important essentials when it comes to survival. Regulating your body temperature can prevent hypothermia and hyperthermia. You can construct some pretty cool makeshift shelters using a tarp, which are great for stowing away in a backpack because they’re relat...
A Day In The Life of a Thru Hiker
What is the Continental Divide Trail? A Continental Divide is a physical land formation that parts the main waterways of a continent. The North American Continental Divide begins in Northern Alaska continuing south through the Canadian Rockies. In the United States the Divide follows the Rocky Mount...
A little information can go a long ways to saving you time, headaches, and money
While it seems every campground and hotel within 100 miles of Orlando is full up, a preferred annual pass to Universal Studios Orlando offers free overnight parking to guests. We did this just a couple weeks ago, and were the only ones parked there.  Sometimes knowing the system makes all the d...
A Tent That's A Cot, or A Cot That's A Tent: What Do You Think Of This?
I grew up camping in tents. We slept in or on sleeping bags, depending on what season it was, and almost never used air mattresses. I’ve never had any problem with it, especially as a kid, when you could pretty much sleep on a bed of rocks and jump up in the morning ready to go. Even now, at t...
Adventurous Couple Meanders Down the Pan-American Highway in a Solar-Powered 1967 VW Van
Little known fact: in 2010 my partner and I got rid of almost everything we owned, loaded the rest up into a 26′ RV, and set off across American in search of adventure. In retrospect, we weren’t really prepared for life on the road, and about four months later we were ready to return to ...
Awesome 3-Bedroom Tent With Living Room & Screened Porch Will Forever Change How You Camp!
I want this one for my family, easy to assemble and it will sleep all of us with room to spare. It’s called the Vango Diablo 900x and it is the bomb dot com of tents. This thing is simply incredible and I must own one! The tent features separate sleeping quarters, a full living area and a...
Bamboo built Froute Pod is made for stylish camping
Designed by Melbourne-based company Giant Grass, the Froute Pod is intended as a semi-permanent structure, to be raised off the ground on a platform, to protect inhabitants from ground moisture (recycled pallets were used in this demo). Giant Grass founders are architects and Munir and Mittul Vahanv...
Bauer 3x Expandable Teardrop Trailer Gives You 3x The Space
// French company Beauer wants you to get more outdoor living space without having to tow a huge, bulky trailer. Its 3X teardrop features a telescopic design that gives you three times the interior space, creating what looks like a tin can in the woods. Beauer is also working to expand its lineup...
Book your next Vacation: For this Christmas Go To Kenya On A Safari Expedition
ThePoriniAmboseli Camp is anaward-winning safari camp, set in the Amboseli eco-system within the exclusive Selenkay Conservancy- an important wildlife dispersal area for wildlife moving out of Amboseli National Park. The private conservation area ensures the best possible game viewing in proper off-...
Brick Design For A Cool Rocket Stove To Heat In A Hurry!
For an impromptu solution and a quick rocket stove, stack up some bricks something like this!   Throw a pot on and get 'er done!  ...
Burgdorf Hot Springs Will Tickly Your Fancy As One Fantastic Place!
Burgdorf Hot Springs On the drive back from historic Warren, we decided to check out the Burgdorf Hot Springs. This had been an area sacred to the Nez Perce tribe, but was taken over during the gold mining days by an enterprising fellow named Fred Burgdorf. He saw the financial potential in the natu...
Campfire Foods - Try One Of These 8 Outdoor Grub Ideas
1. The days are getting shorter and before you know it fall with be here, but there is plenty of time left to enjoy these great campfire recipes. The month of August is one of my favorite months for having a campfire, the nights are cool and it starts getting dark early…it’s the perfe...
Camping Trips For Tots.... Without Mom And Dad?!?
As parents we want to protect our children against any kind of harm, sometimes we overprotect them and limit their natural curiosity to explore, learn and experience, but in some countries, they are letting children be kids and they are letting go. In Germany, kids between the age of two and six he...
Chuck Box: Ultimate Camping Kitchen Setup in a Box (Video)
A chuck box, also called a patrol box or grub box, is a device used by campers for storing the many items associated with a camp kitchen. When packed up, it looks like a large box and traditionally contains kitchen items such as cooking pots, pans, plates, utensils, and cleaning items. The box will...
Coolest Cooler: A Great Idea On The Rocks
A decidedly not chill development for 36,000 Kickstarter backers of the “Coolest Cooler”: Coolest is now considering asking people who haven’t yet received their coolers to pay an additional $97 for “expedited delivery” of the long-past-due all-in-one disaster, a prospe...
Extendable CampreVan: a perfect solution for the family
The new DoubleBack was launched in Cardiff.  The new campervan is based on the VW T5 Transporter 2.0TDI 140PS Long Wheelbase and is fitted with an extending pod that contains a double bed. This rear pod technology creates almost two metres of additional usable space when on site. But as the po...
Foil Packet Recipes for Camping
When you are planning a camping trip, don't just think of hot dogs as your only kind of meal. That's not the case, no, not anymore! The following are easy to follow and make recipes, the best thing is that they are awesome tasting, and practical foil packet meals. Bring Gourmet food outdoors. J...
Foldable Wide Path Camper: a Whole Different Kind of Bike Trailer
For all bike, tiny home enthusiasts and camping lovers alike this prototype mini camper might just be the ticket. Imagine pedaling to your favorite spot and be able  to stay for the night and actually have a comfortable place to do it in. But convenience is not always all we need, we have...
Forest Yurt's To Bring You Close To Nature, Do I Have To Go Home?
The hand-made yurt is secluded in an old forest near Bruges. It sleeps 4 people comfortably. There's a stove & kitchenette inside, a bathroom treehouse and a dry compost toilet. It caters to anyone who seeks peace and quiet, nature and culture!   It rents for $58 per night, and I suppose wi...
Great Tips On How and Where to Sleep for Free!!
For those adventure seekers with no commitments other than the experiences lived, the places visited and the people met. This is a great article because it shows you ways of being frugal while traveling. For some of you maybe a couple of his suggestions might be to extreme, but I believe that travel...
Have a Picnic with this Multi Function Rolling Cooler with Table and 2 Chairs
This cooler is perfect for a trip to the beach, at the park or a backyard party. You can keep your lunches and drinks cool in ice in the insulated main compartment. The sides unfold to create a perfect picnic table (41" wide) and includes two (2) matching folding stools. It features large wide wheel...
How About A Portable Bunk Bed For Your Next Camping Adventure!
If you're on the hunt for a bunk-cot configuration for your next camping adventure (and honestly, why wouldn't you be) then you need to take a serious look at the Cam-O Bunk XL from Disc-O Bed. Everything packs down into a super compact carrying bag, and setup is a complete breeze - allowing you to ...
How To Choose the Perfect Camp Chair (Video)
Outside's Gear Guy, Joe Jackson, puts a fleet of camp chairs through the wringer, and makes picking the right one an easy choice. They were tested for: Durability: They rand them over with a truck to see if they would break. Portability Comfort  Which one would you choose? via Outsid...
How To Turn Your Daily Driver Into An Adventuremobile(Video)
We love tricked out adventure vehicles as much as anyone, but the high purchase price can make them somewhat impractical. Thankfully, the car you already own can usually get the job done. Outside's Gear Guy, Joe Jackson, shows you how turn your existing daily driver into the adventuremobile of your ...
Inflatable Bubble Tent...Yes, You Read That Right!
What if when you slept under the stars, you could literally see every star... Or if you could watch the snow fall as you slept in the middle of a forest.  What if I told you there is a "tent" that lets you see it all with no obstructions to your view, would you be interested? Introducing t...
Latest Gear For The Outdoors
GearJunkie was on site four days this month at the Outdoor Retailer trade show in search of innovative gear to be released in 2015. Here are some of our top picks from the show floor, a big mix of gear, apparel, and footwear we can’t wait to test next year. No blade… Airplane ready mu...
Life Can Get Too Busy. Meanwhile.... In Yosemite....
One of my favorite pastimes as a child was our regular family camping trips to Yosemite.  The freedom for a 9 year old to be cut loose on a bicycle to roam the area as far as was comfortable to find my way back.  The double-decker busses, the stream through the campground, the deer in the ...
Lightning-proof Bolt Tents Will Keep You Safe in a Storm
Industrial Design student Kama Jania from the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow, Poland has created a working prototype of a lightning-proof tent. The Bolt tent is part of a series of three different tents that are each designed to protect users from direct lightning strikes and step voltage (when ligh...
Meet Cinch! The Ultimate Pop Up Tent With Solar Power & LED (Videos)
Advanced tent features in a quick & easy pop-up, with LED lighting & solar power. The Cinch! will never compromise your adventures. Built to sleep the modern couple or family, the Cinch tent pitches in seconds and includes integrated LED lighting and an available power supply that keeps gadg...
Modular Tents Bring Campers Together Under One Roof
Every day we see new evidence that the world is becoming more connected thanks to technology. Activities that were once enjoyed solo or in a small group are now shared with virtually everyone you've ever known via social networks. Even camping, an activity that once meant quiet, secluded escapes int...
Mollusc is a Tent That Opens and Closes like the Hood of a Stroller
Some technologies rarely change over the years. The classical tent might just be one of those time-tested contraptions that—let's face it—probably doesn't need much of technological a makeover. However, if you're thinking outside the box, perhaps it is time to witness something truly uni...
Natural Home Remedies for Wounds
In our home natural remedies are always our go to solution, from small bruises to bumps on the head or scratches, we consciously choose healing ourselves naturally. The answer to a hasty recovery could be found right in our fridge or cupboard. There are many home remedies for cuts, scrapes, bruises,...
No more bulky camping gear! All-in-one tent inspired by spacesuits combines insulated shelter with a sleeping bag and mat
Swiss firm Polarmond said shelter can keep campers warm even in winter It features insulated walls similar to that used on astronauts' spacesuits  Materials scientists developed a new concept for insulating when camping All-in-one structure is designed to give a more comfortable night's sleep ...
OFF-GRID SHOWER: DIY Weed Sprayer Shower
Looking for a simple, affordable DIY solution for a Off-Grid hot shower? We were too! Read on for our simple solution plus parts and plans to build your own off-grid pressurized weed sprayer shower.  The first year of living in the Airstream we did not have a shower. We either showered at the g...
Orange Solar Tent: A Tent That Helps Charge Your Devices (Video)
Kaleidoscope leveraged knowledge from the consumer goods and emerging technology markets to create an innovative Orange Solar Tent product design concept.  The annual Glastonbury music festival draws crowds from around the world to celebrate performing arts, the great outdoors an...
Portable lounge chair, to enjoy the outdoors in a totally different way.
Product developed in Germany. The ultimate off-grid lounge chair, perfect for camping trips and easy to inflate, put together and portable. Inflating the LayBag is so easy, everybody can do it! Packing the LayBag back to its bag is very easy as well! It takes a few seconds only! via&nbs...
Portable woodstove folds down, heats up tents, yurts & tiny homes
Camping often means getting comfortable with bugs, sleeping bags, temperamental weather and other joys of the outdoors. But besides building a nice fire to keep warm, or using a DIY rocket stove, sometimes it's nice to bring some heat into a chilly tent. This portable wood stove design -- which can ...
Teardrop Trailer Has Solar Power & Running Water!
Custom built trailers are nothing new to the off-grid world.  Even trailer's with running water, and solar power!   We just think the Teardrop Trailer Company is doing it right.  Check out this trailer they just released...  All of their trailers are completely for off-grid li...
The Grown-Up's Getaway! Camping Pods & Tents...
Here’s a bunch of really great camping pods & tents, all fully furnished, so all you have to do is turn up and relax! The camp is unique. An example of this.. is in the York area. Each pod is furnished, including a deep mattress bed, a sofa and a heater!.. Take a look... Willow...
The Kodoma Zome
The Kodoma Zome as so it's called is a giant hanging hammock/bed/couch that you can hang from a tree branch or purchase an optional tripod to hang it from the ground, where you can relax outdoors while being suspended in the air. Feel the soft breeze whistle through your ears as you lay in your coco...
The Pacific Hike Trail: : Bend (Mile 2007) To Cascade Locks (Mile 2155)
What is the PCT?  The Pacific Crest Trail spans 2,650 miles (4,265 kilometers) from Mexico to Canada through California, Oregon, and Washington. It reveals the beauty of the desert, unfolds the glaciated expanses of the Sierra Nevada, travels deep forests, and provides commanding vistas of volc...
The Quarter Century Jacket: A 25 Year Guarantee
This is a company commited to quality and best of all it is made in America and backed by a 25 year guarantee. This jacket is ... 1) Made from premium fabric. We use the highest quality 12oz duck canvas. It's designed to have an amazing soft feel but withstand the toughest wear. 2) Backed b...
The Top 100 Campgrounds In The U.S.
Campgrounds in the United States ranked by a unique campsite popularity algorithm that accounts for the average rating and number of reviews for a campground, the number of people who have camped or wish they could camp at that campground.  Rank Campground Location 1. Carolina Heml...
These Woven Tents Are Not Only Beautiful But They Collect Water, Harvest Energy from the Sun and Are Portable!
Extreme challenges await for environmental migrants as a direct result of climate change. The United Nations estimates that by 2050 the earth will have to come face to face with 200 million environmental refugees. Families will lose their farmland and subsistence. For them, movement will bec...
This Rocket Stove Really Is Just A Log! Smart Idea For The Backwoods!
Most of us off-grid enthusiasts have probably heard of rocket stoves. The physics and thermodynamic principles of this devices are somewhat easy to understand, which in large part, has been crucial to the success of this technology. But how many of us have seen the fuel itself acting as the rocket s...
Ultimate Rotisserie Roasting Wheel
For those of you who like to "Go Big or Go Home" or for those of you who think "Bigger is Better". We might have just found the ultimate rotisserie roasting wheel for you. Look for the Video Link Below For the video Please Click Here! via Facebook...
Winter Camping
JUST BECAUSE it’s cold outside doesn’t mean you have to put your camping gear into deep storage. As seasoned campers will tell you, sleeping outdoors in late autumn and early winter isn’t an act of Stoicism. “I’m not a fan of those real hot summer camping outings where...
Woman Climbs Mountains With Her Daughter on Her Back
Morgan Brechler, 25, has conquered national parks with her daughter Hadlie since she was just a few months old They have explored the Grand Canyon and Joshua Tree in California as well as hiked around Mexico and Hawaii  Nature-loving pair have more than 11,000 followers on Instagram where they ...