Check out these National Parks on Memorial Day

5/20/2015 | Activities

Every year, on the last Monday of May, the United States observes Memorial Day. Memorial Day is a federal holiday that’s meant to honor the brave men and women who have died while serving our country in the armed forces. While many of us take advantage of the day off from work to have a cookout […]

Retro Camping Menu

5/19/2015 | Cook

A bit of nostalgia and lots of tasty recipes make this weekend camping menu one for the history books. Take a trip down memory lane and get camp cooking!

Celebrate in style with these RV trips for Memorial Day

5/18/2015 | Plan

The long Memorial Day weekend is fast approaching. That extra day off makes it a popular weekend for people to enjoy their favorite outdoor activities, and on top of everything else the weather across the country is generally super pleasant by this time of year. Combine all of those things, and you have the perfect […]

Your kayaking bucket list needs to include trips to these national forests

5/16/2015 | Activities

Kayaking is an awesome way to experience the beautiful natural world that we live in from a unique perspective. Compared to hiking or backpacking, kayaking offers a totally different look at the wild places that still exist outside our doors. If you’re new to the sport, consider finding a place to rent a kayak near […]


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Family Friendly Packing List for the Road

5/13/2015 | Plan

By Eileen Ogintz Got your headlamp? They’re not only great to have at night in a campground but are useful in the back seat at night. Encourage the kids to pack their own backpacks with toys, games, art supplies for the trip. The caveat: They have to be able to carry them! If you’re like […]

Planning a Family Fun Itinerary

5/13/2015 | Plan

By Kyle McCarthy, Family Travel Forum No more arguing with your husband about directions! When kids help in the route planning, they’ll guide you to all sorts of unexpected family fun. Here are some tips for planning the perfect route together. Get an overview of your road trip. Amp up anticipation by gathering all passengers […]