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How to Make Camping Comfortable (9 Tips)

So many people don’t give camping a chance because they think it means sleeping on the cold, hard ground while eating stale, bland food. In...

What Temperature Is Too Cold for Camping?

There is no worse feeling than shivering in a tent in the middle of the night because you weren’t prepared for how cold it would...

How to Store Camping Chairs Between Trips

We’ve all done it. We’ve come back from our camping trip, unloaded all of our gear into the garage, and thrown our camping chairs off...

How to Secure Items to a Roof Rack Properly

A roof rack is a great accessory to add to your vehicle. It allows you to transport different gear while making room for other items...

8 Tips for Staying Cool on Camping Trips

Camping in the summer means enjoying swimming, fishing, and hiking. It also means hot days and humid nights, which can be uncomfortable and even dangerous....

10 Best Blackout Tents That Block Out The Sun

Just because the sun is an early riser doesn't mean you have to be too. Most standard camping tents allow the sun to shine in,...

10 Best Travel Tunnel Tents for Camping Reviewed

Compared to just a few years ago, the technology of tents has come a long way. Before you may have spent hours trying to set...

The Best Camping Chairs With Footrest (Top 7 Reviewed)

Camping with a comfortable chair is one thing, but camping with your feet up, your seat back, and lounging in the sun may make you...

10 Best Tents with Screened Porch Areas

Sitting out on the porch drinking your morning coffee and enjoying the sunshine may be the best part of your day at home, and if...

Best Ozark Trail Tents: Reviews and Comparisons

When planning a large group camping trip, space and privacy are probably on your mind when shopping for tents. Ozark Trail tents are a great...

Best Northwest Territory Tents: Reviews and Comparisons

So you're planning a camping trip. You have all the s'mores supplies and the best camping grounds, but now it's time to figure out where...

Most Reliable Car Brands For Lovers Of The Great Outdoors

Some vehicles just handle the outdoors better than others. When we say the outdoors, we do not mean driving on the motorway or through towns,...

7 Best Canvas Tents

When it comes to buying a spacious tent, the choices are seemingly endless. From bell-shaped tents to dome tents, waterproof tents, and even nylon tents,...

7 Best Coolers for Camping

There's hardly any replacement for a reliable cooler when embarking on a long camping trip. Not only does the right cooler make it easier for you,...

7 Best Camping Tables

You've probably been on a camping trip where you found yourself struggling to enjoy your meal simply because the paper plate on its own won't stay balanced...

7 Best Portable Camping Showers

Just because you are out camping and roughing it doesn't mean that you have to resign yourself to a life of filth. It also doesn't...

7 Best Camping Hammocks

The kind of camper or hiker you are greatly influences the type of gear you bring along. In many cases, you will find that solo...

10 Best Camping Chairs

Very few things can ruin a perfectly good day out camping than having to remain standing or, at the very best, crouching as you try...

5 Best Camping Lanterns

A good, reliable camping lantern is one of the most essential pieces of camping equipment you should include in your list. Yes, doing everything by...

7 Best Camping Tarps

Camping can be fun, especially when you bring the right equipment, including the best camping tarp you can get your hands on. Unfortunately, the camping tarp doesn't get as much love...

5 Best Camping Stoves

Just because you enjoy being in the wild and roughing it as often as you can doesn't mean that you have to go full "caveman"...

7 Best Camping Tents (Tested & Reviewed)

Owning the best camping tent is an absolute necessity for anyone who loves spending time outdoors or living away from home every now and again....

5 Best Winter Tents for Cold Weather Camping

There's no doubt about it; summer is the most popular season for camping. Most people do this because they don't have to contend with environmental...

The 7 Best Camping Mattresses

If you have been thinking about buying a camping mattress but don't know where to start, here is a quick review of the best camping mattress...

The Best Sleeping Bags for Cold Weather (Top 7)

Cold weather camping trips can be just as much fun as pitching your tent at the beach. The biggest difference is in the kind of preparation that needs...

The Best Sleeping Bags for Camping (Top 10)

A sleeping bag is a central fixture in the backpacker’s rucksack and, for most people, the first piece of camping gear they ever use. Sleeping bags are pretty simple to figure out,...

5 Best Summer Tents for Hot Weather Camping

There are very few things quite as enjoyable as camping in the summer. Something about the clear skies, the hot weather, and the great outdoors...

7 Best Outdoor String Lights

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...

10 Best Outdoor HDTV Antennas (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 (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...

5 Best Portable Propane Fire Pits

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’

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 (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 (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 (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 – 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...

5 Best Pop Up Canopy Tents – Reviewed

July 14, 2021/Samantha Bos/Last Updated November 19, 2021 If you're in need of some additional sun protection or shelter from the rain, then a pop-up canopy...

5 Best Inflatable Camping Couches 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,...

The Best 4-Person Tents – Tested & Reviewed

July 14, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents A 4-person camping tent is always a great investment, no matter if you're a solo camper or a...

4 Best Portable Air Conditioner Units for Camping

July 14, 2021/Riley Draper/Last Updated April 7, 2022 Table of Contents Although we typically set out on a camping adventure expecting peace and tranquility while sleeping...

The 10 Best Shower Tents – 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 – 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 – 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,...

10 Best Campfire Cooking Tripods

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 – Reviewed

June 15, 2021/Samantha Bos Table of Contents If you're a tall camper, you know there's nothing more annoying than waking up with your face pressed...

The 4 Best Outdoor Standing Fans

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

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

The 5 Best Camping Shovels 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

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

6 Best Screen Houses for Camping Reviewed

June 14, 2021/Riley Draper/Last Updated November 15, 2021 Table of Contents Let's face it, we've all been on camping trips that we've been underprepared for. The...

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

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 – 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 – 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...

5 Best Tents for Camping with Dogs

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

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 – 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

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 – 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

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...

5 Best Camping Mattresses For Couples

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 To the untrained eye, many 3-4-season tent brands may seem identical in terms of virtually all characteristics except price. However, there...

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

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

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

April 19, 2021/Samantha Bos Table of Contents Wood-burning tent stoves are a great way to keep warm on cold nights out in the wilderness. Lightweight...

The Best Outdoor TV Antennas for Rural Areas

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

March 26, 2021/Riley Draper Table of Contents You might never have heard of a bed tent, so we're going to introduce you to this magical...

8 Best Hiking & Camping Headlamps

March 26, 2021/Samantha Bos Table of Contents A camping headlamp is a fantastic solution to light up your nighttime adventures, whilst keeping both arms free...

The 5 Best Coffee Mugs for Camping

March 23, 2021/Caleb Cole Table of Contents One of our favorite moments during any camping trip is watching the sunrise whilst sipping a piping hot...

The 3 Best Insulated Tents Reviewed

March 23, 2021/Caleb Cole Table of Contents Camping in cold weather conditions can be challenging, but also extremely rewarding. If you're a die-hard camping enthusiast,...

The Best 3 Room Camping Tents Reviewed

March 18, 2021/Samantha Bos Table of Contents If you love family camping, or often go exploring the outdoors with a group of friends, then a...

Best Portable Battery Chargers for 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: 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 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

March 16, 2021/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 up our...

6 Best Ratchet Belts For Camping and Hiking

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

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: Reviewed

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

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

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 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: 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 be a...

10 Best Bed Tents for Privacy – 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 a college...

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: 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. Using a...

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...