Beat the Heat: Watersports to try this summer. For many of us, summer is synonymous with water. Nothing brings us back to childhood like the cool relief of jumping into a lake, pool, ocean or river with the summer sun shining overhead.Watersports are one of the best ways to stay cool while camping. No day is too hot when you've got a place to take a dip — so, in celebration of the fun days ahead, consider trying out a new watersport this summer. Whether it's swimming laps, waterskiing or kiteboarding, you're sure to find something new to try. There are also plenty of water sports families can do together, making it a great way to get quality time in with your loved ones.
Camping with toddlers: A parent's guide to outdoor vacation success. You love camping. You love your children. If you're like a lot of parents, though, the thought of combining these two loves might seem more than a little ambitious. Just know that camping with toddlers is completely and one hundred percent do-able. All it takes is a little bit of advanced planning and a lot of flexibility.Is it worth it? Only you can answer that question for sure. When you see your little one roast their first marshmallow or hike over their first bridge or spot an animal they've never seen at home, however, you just might say “yes.”
Make your camping more eco friendly with these tips. The concept of “leave no trace” is becoming increasingly popular and important in today's world.There are over 100 million visitors embarking on over 10 billion trips into the outdoors in the United States alone every year. We are beyond thrilled there are so many people adventuring in the outdoors. However, numbers like this really make you think about the toll all these visitors are having on the environment.The great outdoors suffer from visitors at this volume that bring with them litter, trail erosion, invasive species, and more. Are you doing your part to keep nature in its beautiful, original state and possibly leaving it better than when you found it? It does not take much effort to respect Mother Nature and keep her looking and feeling fabulous.So, keep reading on how you can do your part to make your camping more eco-friendly. This way, you ensure you'll be able to enjoy the outdoors for years to come.
If your best friend really wanted to go camping, you wouldn't leave them behind, would you? We sure hope not.And, since dogs are a man (and woman's) best friend, there's no need to leave your pup behind when you decide to embark on a camping journey.