KOA (Kampgrounds of America) recently launched a program designed to encourage North Americans (residents of the US and Canada) to get outdoors and enjoy their "adventure of a lifetime". About KOA 'Get Out There' Grants KOA "Get Out There" Grants are available to all U.S. and Canadian citizens, and will provide funding for grant recipients to experience a special dream adventure of their own design. Grants can be awarded in any amount from $1,000 to $5,000 per person. Applicants can ... Read More about KOA Wants to Help You ‘Get Out There’!
When it comes to camping apps, there are apps to help you plan and navigate as well as apps that offer ideas of things to do once you’ve set up camp. Some of the best camping apps help you plan things to do on the way to your campsite, share where to hike, or help to locate free camping on public lands. From keeping an eye on the weather, to watching the night sky to first aid, there's an app to help even the most inexperienced camper have a successful camping experience. These are the ... Read More about Camping Apps You Must Download Before your Trip | Camping Tips
I love cabin camping especially when it’s in the woods. As a child, a cabin in the woods was my first experience with wilderness camping. My family is lucky to have access to a 90-year-old cabin in the woods in Norway. It looks like the rustic cabins you would see in camping magazines. It is an “off the grid” cabin with no power or indoor plumbing, and there are no neighbors living close by. I think of a cabin kind of as a step up from tent camping but not quite the same as a cottage. I was ... Read More about Cabin Camping 101: Tips for Beginners | Cabin Camping Tips
A camping trip is an adventurous way to get outside and embrace our wild spaces — there’s nothing like unplugging and spending time ‘round a campfire. Like all outdoor activities, camping is not without its risks. And while the thought of ferocious wild animals may send chills down your spine, it’s the little things that are more likely to ruin a camping trip. Mosquito bites, sprained ankles, and sunburns have the potential to cause real problems, especially if you don’t have access to first aid ... Read More about Camping Safety Tips and First Aid Kit Essentials | Camping Tips
For some families, National Park camping is an annual tradition. For others, camping in a National Park is a bucket list dream. National Park camping doesn’t have to mean sleeping on the ground, eating charred hot dogs, or forsaking showers for a week. Those are all options, though! There are many different kinds of camping within the National Parks, from backcountry wilderness camping to “glamping” in a cabin or yurt. Here’s what you need to know about National Park camping sites. Booking ... Read More about US National Park Camping Tips You Need to Know | Camping Tips for Everyone