7 Kid-Friendly Hikes in Yosemite National Park and Beyond

October 20th, 2017
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With giant sequoias, granite cliffs, and waterfalls, it's no surprise that Yosemite National Park, and the surrounding areas, have found a spot on so many Americans' bucket lists. This area makes up some of the most stunning landscapes in the country, and millions of people head there every year to camp with their families and make memories that last a lifetime. There's an endless list of activities to do in this area, ...

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7 Fall Inspired Campfire Recipes

October 17th, 2017

Fall camping is an amazing experience. The colors of the leaves make the woods feel more magical than ever, hiking is made more interesting as the animals busy themselves with preparing for winter, and huddling around the campfire is one of the coziest things a person can do on a chilly autumn evening.

Of course, you will need to eat while snuggling around the fire. Fortunately, with fall comes a bounty of ...

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15 Reasons Why People at Campgrounds are the Best

October 3rd, 2017

A campground is a community, and oh what a wild and wonderful community it is! Staying at a campground is not like staying in a hotel; you're much more likely to interact and make new friends. Here are 15 reasons why people at campgrounds are the best!
1. GREAT Storytellers
True and tall tales...folk stories...scary campfire stories...legends of the road...or that funny thing that happened that one time! ...

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25 Best Instagram Accounts to Follow for the Adventurous

August 31st, 2017
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Do you have an appetite for adventure? Would you consider yourself a wanderlust? Maybe your dreams of living life on the edge don't fit into your current life situation. Or your bucket list is writing checks that your salary can't cash. For now you can live vicariously through others by following these 25 Instagram accounts.
1. National Geographic
There's something about National Geographic's travel account that over 18 million people love. Maybe ...

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6 Simple Labor Day Camping Recipes

August 3rd, 2017
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With Summer almost over, Labor Day is one of our last chances to enjoy late sunsets and warm camping nights. It does not matter if you are a seasoned camper or new to the game, planning meals is always a challenge when camping, but this Labor Day try these six easy recipes that have only a few ingredients but create delicious meals and snacks that can be prepared on the grill or ...

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10 Interesting Things to Know About the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

August 3rd, 2017

Have you ever been fortunate enough to view a total solar eclipse? No? Well, if you live anywhere from Governor’s Point, OR to Charleston, SC you could be one of the lucky ones to see it! The moon’s shadow will cover a 70 mile-wide path of totality on Monday, August 21, 2017 starting at 10:15 am PST. People are already making their travel plans for the huge weekend; campgrounds, ...

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Redefine Camping: 11 Non-Traditional Camp-Outs Across the Country

July 27th, 2017
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Camping is by far one of the best ways to connect with nature and build priceless memories with friends and family.  Tent camping and RV'ing are two of the most popular camping styles.  Although both are very different, they both hold great benefits and perks everyone can enjoy.  However, across the country, campers are branching out and experimenting with exciting and non-traditional camping styles.  These unique camping experiences completely change the way ...

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11 Easy Camping Recipes to Try This Summer

July 24th, 2017
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Summer camping doesn't have to mean hot dogs for dinner every night. There are lots of recipes you can prepare and cook, whether you're glamping in an RV or roughing it in a tent.

Here are 11 easy camping recipes to try this summer:
1. One-Pot Pasta Bolognese
Don't like to do a lot of prep work or clean up? This recipe is perfect for you. Brown the meat in a deep ...

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10 Drinks to Enjoy While Sitting by the Campfire This Summer

July 17th, 2017
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Summer means hitching up the RV and going camping with friends and family. Possibly the best part of camping is enjoying a warm campfire, as campfires provide the perfect place to wake up in the morning and to unwind at the end of a long day. However, when you do go camping this summer, it is important not to forget to pack fun drinks to enjoy while you are around the campfire. ...

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Trekking Through Yosemite and the Gold Country: 5 Awesome Hikes You Shouldn’t Miss

July 12th, 2017
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Yosemite National Park, and surrounding area, is famous for its breathtaking panoramic views, rich history, and intimate encounters with nature.  No trip to the California wilderness is complete without a visit to this beautiful nature preserve.  One of the best ways to fully enjoy this destination is through one or more of its unique nature trails or scenic backpacking hikes.
Half Dome and the Mist Trail

Distance: 14-16 miles (round trip)
Difficulty: ...

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