We know that no two campers are alike. The things you desire most in a campground will depend on a lot of factors. Do you have a young family or are you retired and traveling through? Are you an RVer or a tenter? Will you need a sewer hookup or will a visit from the Honey Wagon do for you? Do you want a sunny site or will shade be your choice? Close to the bathrooms or as far away as possible? [Read more…]
A long road trip with the kids can be a challenge. Everyone is excited to get to their destination and some may become restless when they have to sit for a long period of time. There may be squabbles coming out of the backseat, whining, crying and many more things that will make the trip less memorable. Well, here are some of the top car trip games you can play with your kids to keep them distracted in the car. [Read more…]
Lots of people like to camp in groups and we love watching them have the time of their lives with close friends and family.
Some of the advantages are that group camping is kid-friendly, affordable, memorable, and the work can be shared so that everyone gets a chance for some down time. [Read more…]
You will have your share of burgers, steaks, and S’mores when you’re camping and that’s part of the fun. They are familiar foods we eat when enjoying time with others and we look forward to enjoying them guilt-free. You can incorporate healthy offerings along with your old favorites when you’re camping. [Read more…]
Living in New York makes us pretty savvy when it comes to mold and mildew prevention. The humidity in the air can be a challenge to contend with if you are unfamiliar with mold treatment. Anything that is packed tightly while still damp from dew or humidity, can begin to mildew in a very short period of time. There are things you can do, however, and we’ll explain them for you. [Read more…]
Camping can be a great time to relax and spend time catching up with friends it’s also a time that you get a surprising amount of exercise. There is a lot of walking that happens around the campground. You’ll find yourself walking from your campsite to the store, over to the pool, back to your campsite, across to your friend’s campsite, and back and forth to other activities that are happening. By the end of the day your feet will feel it. And you may find yourself walking on uneven terrain. You’ll be going over grass and gravel some hilly areas and into some dips and curvatures. That’s why it’s a good idea to protect your feet and ankles and knees from injury. [Read more…]
Meals are a big part of your camping experience and sharing food goes on all the time. You may be camping with a group of family and friends who all get together for meals. There are some steps you can take to make sure your food remains delicious and safe for consumption.
You’ll probably be transporting food to your friends’ campsite or maybe to a potluck. Tables will be set up and pans & bowls of food might be out in the elements for awhile. Keeping your food at a safe temperature is important and we’ll give you some tips for doing so. [Read more…]
Kids know how to enjoy the camping experience. They are naturals at it. Most of them, within 15 minutes of arrival, are exploring the campground and setting their sights on what adventures they plan for their stay. They will get plenty of fresh air when they are here and should sleep very well. We see lots of parents leave the campfire carrying sleeping kids who’ve had a full day of fun and couldn’t stay awake a minute longer. [Read more…]
Your sleeping bad should always be a nice, comfortable means of getting some much needed rest after a long, eventful day at the campground. Many people rob their sleeping bags of many years by treating them poorly. If you want to get the most out of your bag for as long as possible, try the following tips: [Read more…]
There are plenty of fancy new apps and video games on the market that are popular right now. They are fun to use and we aren’t knocking them but there is still something to be said for the good old games of yesterday when you are relaxing around the campsite. [Read more…]