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7 Best Outdoor String Lights of 2021

Gorgeous string lights complete any backyard. They can provide relaxing lighting throughout the darkest hours of the day, creating a charming space for you and...

The Best Outdoor HDTV Antennas in 2021 (According to Reviews)

Living in some rural areas means that you don’t have access to regular cable TV. You’ll need to get a high-quality antenna that can be...

10 Best Teepee Tents of 2021 (Tested & Reviewed)

Whether you plan on going to a music festival or you just want the easiest tent setup possible, teepee tents are a great solution for...

Best Portable Propane Fire Pits in 2021 (Top 5 Reviewed)

Fire pits make building a campfire much easier and safer. When the fire is lifted up off the ground, it can get more oxygen and...

10 Best Portable Washing Machines for Camping & Such

Not everyone thinks about portable washing machines or how handy they can be when they go camping. You’ll have to do laundry at some point...

7 Best Camping Grills for Outdoor Cookin’ in 2021

July 19, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents Grills are the ultimate piece of camping kit if you're looking to impress. With a camping grill, you...

8 Best Cube Tents for Modular Camping in 2021 (Tents That Connect)

July 19, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents Camping is the best way to get away from the worries of the world. When you're out there,...

10 Best SUV Tents in 2021 (Reviewed) – Tents That Attach To SUVs

July 19, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents As car camping increases in popularity with every coming year, the technologies and equipment available for it grow....

7 Best Soaps for Camping in 2021 (Buying Guide)

July 19, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents The strongest testament to the necessity of soap at a campsite is most likely to come from campers...

The Best 2 Person Tents in 2021 – Reviewed

July 19, 2021/Riley Draper/Last Updated August 5, 2021 Table of Contents The following list is a compilation of some of the best two-person tents available on...

5 Best Pop Up Canopy Tents in 2021 – Reviewed

July 14, 2021/Samantha Bos/Last Updated September 13, 2021 Table of Contents If you're in need of some additional sun protection or shelter from the rain, then...

5 Best Inflatable Camping Couches in 2021 Reviewed

July 14, 2021/Caleb Cole Table of Contents An inflatable camping couch is a perfect way to relax in front of your tent, RV-camper, or even...

The Best 4-Person Tents in 2021 – Tested & Reviewed

    June 15, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents A 4-person camping tent is always a great investment, no matter if you're a solo camper...

4 Best Portable Air Conditioner Units for Camping (2021 Buying Guide)

July 14, 2021/Riley Draper/Last Updated August 23, 2021 Table of Contents Although we typically set out on a camping adventure expecting peace and tranquility while sleeping...

The 10 Best Shower Tents in 2021 – Reviews and Buying Guide

June 28, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents Just because you're enjoying yourself in some remote part of the backcountry doesn't mean you won't need a...

7 Best Large Camping Tents in 2021 – Tested & Reviewed

June 27, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents Camping is better with people. We know there's a pure kind of joy to be found in taking...

The Best Tent Cots in 2021 – Top 5 Reviewed

June 24, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents Tent cots are a great way to lift a tent to give yourself a more comfortable sleeping surface,...

The 10 Best Campfire Cooking Tripods in 2021 – Reviewed

June 20, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents Cooking over a hot campfire is one of the best parts of camping. To get a more even...

The 3 Best Tents For Tall People in 2021 – Reviewed

    September 2, 2019/Samantha Bos Table of Contents If you're a tall camper, you know there's nothing more annoying than waking up with your...

The 4 Best Outdoor Standing Fans – 2021 Reviews

June 15, 2021/Caleb Cole Table of Contents One of the easiest ways to cool down on warm days? An outdoor standing fan! This accessory delivers...

The Best BIG Tents for 16 to 20 People in 2021

June 15, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents More often than not, the most memorable camping trips are not solitary reflective individual excursions but rather the...

The 5 Best Camping Shovels in 2021 Reviewed

June 15, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents A camping shovel makes tons of essential tasks possible that newcomers to camping might never have considered. With...

5 Best Portable Trash Bag Holders in 2021 (Reviews)

June 15, 2021/Caleb Cole Table of Contents 'Always clean up after yourself', is a saying that we swear by on any camping trip. Which is...

6 Best Screen Houses for Camping in 2021 Reviewed

June 14, 2021/Riley Draper/Last Updated August 5, 2021 Table of Contents Sure you could string a tarp up between a few trees, but what if you're...

7 Best Beach Chairs for Bad Backs (Buying Guide)

June 13, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents There's nothing better than relaxing in a reclining camping chair in the warm sand on a breezy beach....

10 Best Gazebos for Camping in 2021 – Reviewed

June 13, 2021/Samantha Bos Table of Contents Craving some much-needed sun protection for those extra hot days at the beach? Perhaps you're in need of...

The 5 Best Camping Windbreaks in 2021 – Reviewed

June 10, 2021/Caleb Cole Table of Contents Nothing can spoil a day at the beach quicker than high winds blowing sand into your food, drinks,...

The Best 10-Person Tents in 2021 Reviewed

June 8, 2021/Samantha Bos Table of Contents Love camping with a large group of friends or family members? Then you're going to need a spacious...

3 Season vs 4 Season Tents: What’s the Difference?

When you’re gearing up to buy a tent, there’s a lot to consider. Your needs can vary from trip to trip and season to season....

Patagonia Nano-Air Hoody Review

If you know anything about outdoor wear, you’ve no doubt heard of Patagonia and its well-deserved vice-grip on the world of hiking and backpacking gear....

3 Best Sleeping Bags for Hammock Camping Adventures

May 24, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents One of the best ways in the world to sleep while you're camping is to lace up a...

The 5 Best Power Inverters for RV & Camper Trips 

May 24, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents Taking your RV out on the road is an experience unlike any other. You have nearly every single...

Best Tents for Camping with Dogs (Top 5 Reviewed)

May 22, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents If you have a dog and you love camping there's no way in the world you're going to...

6 Best Heaters For Tent Camping in 2021

Looking for the best heater for tent camping? Read on! Long gone are the days when a camping trip was synonymous with roughing it. There...

How to Fly with Camping Gear Like A Pro

Sometimes good hiking locations are super far away, and it would cost more to drive than to fly. However, flying means consolidating your gear and...

The 7 Best Camping Hatchets in 2021 – Reviewed

May 14, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents You might think that hatchets are just for the hardcore campers out there. Although hatchets might make you...

The 6 Best Tea Kettles for Camping in 2021 (Reviewed)

May 10, 2021/Caleb Cole Table of Contents Do you love a warm brew in front of your tent whilst watching the early morning sunset? Or...

The Best Camping Dinnerware in 2021 (Top 7 Reviewed)

May 10, 2021/Samantha Bos Table of Contents When it comes to outdoor gear, there's something every camper, hiker, and backpacker should invest in… Quality dinnerware....

The 7 Best Sleeping Bags for Tall People in 2021

May 2, 2021/Samantha Bos Table of Contents For tall campers out there, finding a sleeping bag that snuggly fits can be a real challenge. As...

The 5 Best Camping Mattresses For Couples in 2021 – Reviewed

May 1, 2021/Caleb Cole Table of Contents Love going on camping trips with your significant other? Then it's time to stop sleeping on separate pieces...

The Best Tent Brands on the Market

April 28, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents To the untrained eye, many 3-4-season tent brands may seem identical in terms of virtually all characteristics except price;...

Jetboil Zip vs Flash: Which Boiler is Best?

Jetboil is one of the best manufacturers of backpacking stove systems. If you’re looking for lightweight solutions to getting a hot meal on the trail,...

Best 3 Season Sleeping Bags in 2021 – Tested and Reviewed

April 21, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents Sleeping bags are one of the lynchpins of a good camping trip. Without a good sleeping bag, your...

7 Best Lightweight Summer Sleeping Bags in 2021

April 21, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents Summer is easily the best season to hit the campgrounds. You're always likely to post up in a...

3 Best Wood-Burning Tent Stoves in 2021 – Review

April 19, 2021/Samantha Bos Table of Contents As there is no shortage of products on the market to choose from, we've compiled a list of...

The 7 Best Camping Showers of 2021 Reviewed

April 14, 2021/Caleb Cole Table of Contents Camping can be a great escape from our everyday lives, but it also means leaving behind a few...

The Best Outdoor TV Antennas for Rural Areas in 2021

April 12, 2021/Caleb Cole Do you live in a rural area with limited to no access to regular cable tv? Then a high-quality outdoor antenna...

10 Best Bed Tents For Kids & Toddlers in 2021 (Reviewed) 

    November 16, 2020/Riley Draper Table of Contents You might never have heard of a bed tent, so we're going to introduce you to...

8 Best Hiking & Camping Headlamps in 2021 Reviewed

    July 27, 2020/Samantha Bos Table of Contents A camping headlamp is a fantastic solution to light up your nighttime adventures, whilst keeping both...

The 5 Best Coffee Mugs for Camping in 2021 (Reviewed)

    August 14, 2019/Caleb Cole Table of Contents One of our favorite moments during any camping trip is watching the sunrise whilst sipping a...

The 3 Best Insulated Tents in 2021 Reviewed

    November 28, 2019/Caleb Cole Table of Contents Camping in cold weather conditions can be challenging, but also extremely rewarding. If you're a die-hard...

The Best 3 Room Camping Tents in 2021 Reviewed

    March 12, 2020/Samantha Bos Table of Contents If you love family camping, or often go exploring the outdoors with a group of friends,...

Best Portable Battery Chargers in 2021 – Camping & Hiking

March 16, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents Our world has quickly become more modernized. We're increasingly surrounded by devices that need a trickle of electricity...

Best Bear Bags for Camping in 2021: Keep Your Food Safe

March 16, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents Camping is one of the greatest pastimes in human history. The world is so full of untapped space...

The 5 Best Camping Stools in 2021 Reviewed

March 16, 2021/Samantha Bos Table of Contents When it comes to camping, there's a piece of outdoor gear you won't regret buying: a quality camping...

5 Best Wool Blankets for Camping in 2021 – Reviewed

    April 3, 2020/Samantha Bos Table of Contents Looking for the best wool blankets for camping? Then you've come to the right place! Our team has rounded...

6 Best Ratchet Belts For Camping and Hiking in 2021

March 15, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents Ratchet belts are the kings of adaptability. Whether you've been hiking for a few days, and want to...

4 Best Mosquito Nets For Camping in 2021 – Reviewed

March 15, 2021/Samantha Bos Table of Contents Mosquito nets can save your trip and, in extreme cases, your life. We love camping and spending the...

15 Best Camping Generators in 2021 (Tested & Reviewed)

    March 1, 2021/Mike Brady Table of Contents Adventures in the great outdoors can last longer with a good reliable power source. When camping,...

5 Creative Ways to Blow Up an Air Mattress Without a Pump

An air mattress is a perfect way to rest comfortably when you’re roughing it in the great outdoors. Sometimes in the frenzy of packing all...

How Much Firewood Should You Bring Camping?

Campfires are a central element of camping. They tie the campsite together, providing warmth, light, and heat for cooking. In many ways, the campfire is...

10 Best Tactical Backpacks of 2021 (Reviewed)

February 16, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents Leaving the house can quickly turn into a game of mental Tetris. You could be leaving for the...

5 Best Survival Lighters of 2021 (Reviewed)

February 16, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents A good lighter can make or break a camping trip. It's possible to build a fire with nothing...

The Best Camping Gear for Dogs

Camping with a canine friend along is a great way to commune with nature without spoiling the serenity. As much as we want to hit...

8 Best Survival Food Brands for Long Term Food Storage

Hope for the best, be prepared for the worst. Pandemics, natural disasters, wars: one never knows what the future holds. In these kinds of situations,...

10 Best Bug Out Bags of 2021 (Reviewed)

January 7, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents Would you be ready to get out of Dodge in an emergency? Natural disasters can strike with no...

Yeti Cooler vs The Coleman Xtreme: Which is Better for You?

You’ve packed the camper. It is full of sleeping bags, fishing poles, sunscreen, and warm clothes for chilly nights. But there is one essential thing...

10 Best Hinged Door Camping Tents – Tested & Reviewed

    January 7, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents We often pop in and out of our tent multiple times in a day. Whether it...

10 Best Bed Tents for Privacy in 2021 – Adult Bed Tents Reviewed

    January 3, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents Bed tents are the saving grace less savvy folks tend to forget about. If you're in...

20 Best Campgrounds Within Two Hours of San Francisco, CA

It’s the weekend, or maybe you’ve got some vacation time saved up. Whatever the situation, you want to get away, and you probably want it...

20 Best Places to Camp Within Two Hours of Chicago, IL

When it’s time to take a break from Chicago city life, there are tons of fantastic camping destinations right on your doorstep. The best places...

7 Best Tents With Stove Jacks Built-In in 2021 (Reviewed) 

    November 16, 2020/Riley Draper Table of Contents Winter camping is much more enjoyable when you have a toasty hot tent to shelter in....

20 Adventure Ideas to Go On With Friends

Whether you like to take an exciting trip every other weekend, or it’s been years since your last adventure, inspiration can evade anyone. You might...

Osprey Atmos 65 AG Review

The Osprey Atmos is one of the most popular hiking backpacks, but is this product worth the hype? Our team is reviewing this best-selling daypack...

7 Best Tent Camping Sites in the Florida Keys

The Florida Keys is one of the most iconic vacation destinations in the entire United States. Gorgeous sights, countless activities, and all the partying you...

10 Best Tent Camping Sites In Wisconsin

Wisconsin is an undeniably gorgeous state, it’s no wonder so many tourists flock to see the stunning natural areas. You can see such areas of...

10 Best Tent Camping Sites in North Carolina 

North Carolina is an unparalleled haven for nature lovers. This state has an impressive 41 state parks, 10 national parks, and 4 national forests. It's...

7 Best Tent Camping Sites in Louisiana

A Louisiana vacation conjures images of Mardi Gras, jazz on the streets of New Orleans, and delicious food from Cajun country. However, many people don’t...

7 Best Tent Camping Sites in New Mexico

The Southwestern states in the US are often overlooked as exciting places to go camping. This is no doubt because of people assuming that there...

8 Best Tent Campsites in New Jersey

New Jersey is home to a wide range of destinations for campers to choose from. Many of these options are on or near the iconic...

Kelty Cosmic Down 20 Sleeping Bag Review

The Kelty Cosmic Down 20 Sleeping Bag is one of Amazon's best-selling outdoor products, but is this sleeping bag actually worth the hype? Our team...

10 Best Tent Camping Sites in New Hampshire

There are many ways to enjoy the great outdoors, but when most people hear “camping,” they think of pitching a tent in the woods. While...

7 Best Tent Camping Sites in Iowa 

A summer spent in Iowa would not be complete without a relaxing natural escape to one of the best campgrounds in the state. There are...

7 Best Tent Camping Sites in Minnesota 

Camping in Minnesota is not to be underestimated, as this state has some downright breathtaking natural areas. Minnesota is sometimes known as the land of...

Army Corps Of Engineers Campgrounds: Lakeside Camping 

The United States Army COE provides some of the most stunning campsites in the country. Corp of Engineers campgrounds can offer gorgeous views and campgrounds...

10 Poisonous Wild Plants That Look Like Food 

Berries are some of the most varied and abundant naturally-growing foods, as trees and bushes bearing berry fruits are common across the United States. Strawberries,...

The 10 Best Portable Garages in 2021 (Reviewed)

In search of a high-quality car tent, a.k.a. portable carport? We've got you, and your vehicle, covered with our Best Portable Garages overview! Our experts...

8 Ways To Purify Water In A Pinch (Key Survival Skill)

When you’re out on a camping trip or exploring in the wild, it’s vital to have a reliable supply of fresh water. Outdoor activities are...

The 10 Deadliest Spiders In The World

Arachnophobia is one of the most common fears across the world, so many people are terrified by eight-legged creepy crawlies. The fact that there are...

28 Genius Camping Hacks To Improve Your Trip

Every avid outdoors-fan loves a good hack; these simple tricks can make your life easier in the most wonderful of ways! There’s a lot of...

5 Best Air Mattresses for Camping in 2021 (Reviewed)

August 12, 2020/Riley Draper Table of Contents Looking for the best air mattress for your upcoming camping trip? Read on! We have all either hosted...

10 Best Fire Starter Kits For Campfires in 2021 (Reviewed)

The secret to lighting a campfire quickly, and keeping it going all night long? Finding the best firewood! The right campfire wood can make your...

The 11 Best Roll Up Camp Tables in 2021 (Reviewed)

Looking for the Best Roll Up Camp Table? Our team at Outdoor Command has got you, and your camping needs, covered! Our experts have scoured...

The 10 Best Hammock Tarps in 2021 Reviewed

An essential piece of outdoor gear for any hammock camping adventure? A high-quality hammock camping tarp! This piece of fabric, also known as a hammock...

The 10 Best Hammock Straps in 2021 Reviewed

If you love hammock camping, a pair of best hammock straps is the ideal to keep you securely suspended. Granted, you could use paracord or...

The 9 Best Camping Spots in Florida

Florida is famous for its nature, so it's no surprise you're looking for the best camping spots in Florida. From the Everglades to the northwestern...

5 Best Canvas Tents in 2021 Reviewed

July 6, 2020/Riley Draper Table of Contents Tents come in all shapes, sizes, and state-of-the-art materials like ripstop nylon - but there's one classic that's...

The 10 Best Hammock Top Quilts in 2021 Reviewed

A must-have accessory for any hammock camping trip? A hammock top quilt! Don't settle for a traditional sleeping bag when you can enjoy superior comfort...

The 10 Best Hammock Underquilts in 2021 Reviewed

Love hammock camping, but dislike those colder nights where you wake up with a stiff, cold back? Then you need a Best Hammock Underquilt to...

10 Best Hammock Bug Nets in 2021 – Reviewed

Love hammock camping but hate the exposure to bugs and other pests? Then you need a hammock bug net to keep you insect-free, all night...