One of the worst experiences that someone can have while they are camping and enjoying nature is being affected by poison ivy. It is known to be one of the most irritating skin afflictions that nature can bring, but fortunately nature has a number of remedies as well. What’s important is knowing what will help to reduce the itchy and pain when you might be far from other options. [Read more…]
Are you bringing a pet with you for your camping trip? Are you worried that your pet might get a tick infestation while you’re camping and get sick? Well, you need to know how to check for ticks to avoid such an issue. Here’s what you need to know. [Read more…]
There is nothing quite like going on a week-long camping trip with your friends and family. There is something special about getting out into the wilderness and leaving all of the big city stresses behind. Many people who enjoy camping also enjoy preparing and eating food outdoors. Food that is prepared on a camp stove or on top of an open flame in a fire pit is special. [Read more…]
Kids and camping just seem to go together. However, while parents are setting up camp sometimes kids can get underfoot. This is when having a treasure hunt can really come in handy. Here are a few to get you started. [Read more…]
RV road trips often have days full of adventure, but when you get back to the campsite at night, it’s time to settle in and make sure everyone is entertained. Sure, you’ve got running water and electricity, but did you let the kids bring the Xbox? Even if you did, it’s great to have family entertainment, and making shadow puppets means putting on a creative and even educational show, inside the vehicle or out. [Read more…]
If you’re in your RV chances are you’re enjoying your vacation or you reside in it full time. You likely cook in your RV and spend a lot of time enjoying nature. [Read more…]
If this morning’s hashbrowns taste a little like last night’s Salmon you may have some remnants on the grill that are better off gone. We know you don’t want or need chores to do while you’re on vacation so we’re going to try and offer some simple tips to keep your grilled meals from blending together and get you back into the pool as soon as possible after your meal. [Read more…]
Camping is an adventure in the great outdoors and sometimes we find ourselves on the receiving end of what the great outdoors has to offer. You may get more exposure to the sun while you are camping and also to insect bites, bumps, scrapes, slivers, and maybe even allergies. All of these can be quickly remedied if you have a well stocked first-aide kit on hand. [Read more…]
Unfortunately, when you are camping, you are spending the night in the mosquitoes backyard. They will do everything they can to take a sampling of you when you aren’t looking. The good news is that there are plenty of products to repel them and some tactics to take around your campsite to keep them away.
It may be Fall in New York but campers are still at risk of sun exposure during the warm afternoons of September and October. Sometimes even more so during these months than in the summer because we don’t realize we are spending as much time in the sun as we do. The days are cooler and we spend time soaking up those last rays of summer. It’s a time we tend to forget all about applying sunscreen.