The last thing you want to find out when getting ready for your next camping trip is that mold and mildew have made their way into your camping gear. The mold are live spores that like to grow in damp, dark locations, such as your tent floor that did not have the chance to dry completely. [Read more…]
You can easily be a good camping neighbor and make your trip a memorable one. It’s mostly a matter of respecting those around you and the environment you’re in. To learn to do these things, continue on. [Read more…]
While getting an RV can make a huge difference when it comes to luxury travel and the enjoyment of your travel experiences, driving a full sized recreational vehicle is a lot different than driving a regular car or van. While there’s no denying the benefits, you will definitely want to follow a few of these tips in order to make sure you start off in the right situation. [Read more…]
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…]
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…]
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.