Category Archives for "Camping"

White Horse Lake Campground: An Easy Getaway For Fishing And Fun!

Arizona, 86046 – home of the Kaibab National Forest and the highly popular White Horse Lake Campground, where campers and anglers gather together to let loose and enjoy the peace and quiet of nature.

If there’s something my husband really enjoys doing with his sons, it’s fishing. Every time we get the chance to head out to Arizona, White Horse Lake Campground is usually the first place we stop by.

While Arizona is more famously known for the monumental Grand Canyon and incredibly picturesque Antelope Canyon, the Kaibab National Forest and White Horse Lake are still great places to visit with the family.

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Is The Hidden Valley The Best Campground In Joshua Tree National Park?

California is one of the most diverse places you can visit if you are looking for an outdoor adventure. There are tons of beaches, mountains, backcountry areas, and even desert parks that you can find there.

While California is most known for its coastal cities and stunning beaches like Laguna Beach, a great place you can also visit is Joshua Tree National Park.

There are a lot of campgrounds in the park, such as Belle Campground, Jumbo Rocks, Indian Cove, and most popular of them all, the Hidden Valley Campground.

But is Hidden Valley the best campground in Joshua Tree National Park? What can you do there?

Let’s talk about that!

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How To Make A Diy Tarp Tent

Are you planning on going ultralight for your next camping trip? Well, it might be time to ditch that big tent of yours and go for a DIY tarp tent instead.

My husband and I tried out the tarp tent years ago before we had our sons when we decided to go on an ultralight, multi-day hike. It’s a great way to ditch all the unnecessary things that come with a regular tent and strip it down to the basics.

Today, I’m going to help you make your own tarp tent that you can adjust into a number of different configurations. Preparation of the tarp is quite simple, but building the structure can be a challenge, especially if it is your first time.

So, let’s get through it together, shall we?

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5 Simple Ways To Identify A Canoe Or Kayak In 2017

Spending time relaxing and quietly sitting in a canoe that’s resting in the middle of a beautiful, shimmering lake is one of the greatest feelings in the world. Or, is it a kayak? Are they the same thing?

When I first started really getting into the technicalities of camping, hiking, and all kinds of outdoor activities, I would use the two terms interchangeably.

However, it wasn’t until a good friend of mine, who happens to be a full-time whitewater rafter, told me that they are actually two different things.

So is it a canoe or kayak? Today we’re going to go through five differences between a canoe and a kayak, looking at their origin all the way to they are designed and what they are used for.

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7 Of The Best Beach Camping Tips For You To Enjoy The Ocean

Nothing beats the feeling you get when you wake up during sunrise, step out of your tent, and stretch your arms to the warm and welcoming views of nature.

There are tons of great camping locations on mountains, forests, and the backcountry throughout the U.S., but sometimes a change in scenery is great.

And when I say, change in scenery, I mean setting up your tent beside the calming views of the ocean horizon and the relaxing sounds of the waves crashing along a beautiful shoreline.

But camping on the beach is slightly different when it comes to regular camping, so here are seven of my best beach camping tips to help you make the most of your camping trip by the ocean.

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