December 2018

5 Super Fun Things To Do With Your Kid at Garner State Park

Opened in the 1920's by a family of German immigrants, Garner State Park's beautiful river and views of the canyons made it the perfect camping location. Today the park is as popular as ever with many visitors choosing the park for their camping destination. With plenty of cabins and campgrounds as well as activities suitable for adults and children alike, this park is perfect for your family vacation. Unsure if your children will enjoy what it has to offer? Here are 5 super fun things to do ...
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12 Man Tent – The Struggles of Putting One Up Are Long Gone

A 12 man tent is just the thing you need if you want to take your family on a camping trip. However, don't let the size of it put you off. Unlike a 12 man tent from years ago, modern designs are so much simpler and easier to put up.Years back, the structure of large 12 man tents were designed to withstand anything that was thrown at it. The structure of poles was so solid that when putting it up it was like building an entire new building. It was never simple. You had loose poles to match, ...
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8 Ways to Enjoy Tent Camping

Tent camping can be an experience like no other if you prepare and enjoy it well. Of course, location is such a huge factor in making it enjoyable. Just imagine yourself and your family roasting marshmallows on open flame while the cool wind from a nearby lake attempts to overwhelm the heat from the bonfire. However, if you are not well prepared, things can go awry. If you are also not knowledgeable enough in the technically simple chores of camp life, you may also find yourself encountering ...
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7 Camping Safety Tips – Staying Safe While Camping

Camping is all about getting away and having fun. But at the same time it's important to keep safety in mind. Nothing will ruin a trip quicker than an injury or someone getting lost from the group. I've put together seven camping safety tips that will help keep you your family and friends safe.Plan your arrival time so that you have at least a couple of hours before sundown. I've arrived at the campground after dark and set up camp, while it can be done is very difficult. It's is also very ...
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6 Things to Bring With You to Make Camping More Luxurious

If you like being outdoors, but aren't really the outdoorsy type this list should help make you feel more comfortable camping. The six items on this list are easy ways to add a bit of luxury to your camping trips.1 -- Spices! And other nice food. Camping doesn't have to be hot dogs over the fire (though this is fun, too). You can get a cooking stove, bring some nice spices, and some nicer meals along with you for a much nicer experience overall. Food is the easiest way to add a little luxury to ...
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