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Campfire Sessions: Una Walkenhorst

Una Walkenhorst provided over the top entertainment during a night around the campfire during the 50 Campfires Field Trip: Great River Road.

Una Walkenhorst is a singer/songwriter from Kansas City, Missouri. Following the release of her debut album “Scars” in 2014, Una immediately had “new fans . . . coming out of the proverbial woodwork” (AXS). Loading up her ’97 Honda Civic, ...

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You Won’t Believe What’s Inside This Pyramid

It's not hard to guess this is Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid in Memphis, Tennessee.

Field Trip: Great River Road Launching Pad Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid in Memphis Every epic road trip needs a launching pad. It’s either a gathering point for the travelers or a quick first stop to set the tone ...

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“What I Learned By Drinking Only Mississippi River Water For a Week…”

Clint drinks Mississippi River water from a LifeStraw GO Bottle during 50 Campfires Field Trip: Great River Road.

By Clint Carlson Because we decided to travel the Great River Road from Memphis to New Orleans, and because I’m a little bit strange, I decided to see what it would be like to drink only water straight from the ...

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Camping In The Rain? How To Prepare

With the weatherman calling for rain, Clint gathers the essential gear for preparing the campsite for rain on the Field Trip: Great River Road.

Setting Up Camp For Rain Ever notice among your friends or co-workers the campers exhibit certain traits that make them standout? One sure sign he or she is headed on a camping adventure in the weekend ahead is the increasing ...

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Set Up Quick-Set Escape Screen Shelter for Fun, Games and More

Quick-Set Escape Shelter by Clam glowing next to campfire as the center of campsite activities free from bugs

Are you debating buying a screen shelter as an addition to your camping kit? They make a ton of sense for tent campers, trailer campers, and RVer’s alike. Pitched over the picnic table at your campsite, the screen shelter will ...

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Gator Encounters With Cajun Encounters Highlight of Field Trip: Great River Road

Gator Encounters With Cajun Encounters While planning the 50 Campfires Field Trip: Great River Road, and realizing we’d end up in Louisiana, we all agreed the road trip wouldn’t be complete with an up close and personal encounter with some ...

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2017 U.S. Adventure : What To Pack (Infographic)

If you’re like most of us, you like to take your smartphone with you everywhere you go—that includes your next big trip! Your mobile device can be a versatile travel accessory, but only if it’s functioning correctly along the way. ...

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Mountain Man Bourbon Porterhouse Steak

There can’t be much that is heartier to a hungry appetite than a giant hunk of meat. This recipe for a Mountain Main Bourbon Porterhouse Steak takes an enormous 2” thick steak and packs a punch of umami goodness with ...

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Amp Your Camp™

It’s official! Camping season 2017 is here, and 50 Campfires wants to hook your campsite up with some major upgrades! Amp Your Camp presented by Coast is back, with more than $900 worth of prizes every week! Amp Your Camp ...

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12 Recipes for Campfire Biscuit Cups … or Whatever You Want to Call Them

Roast campfire biscuit cups on a variety of types of sticks.

The cups you make with biscuit dough wrapped around a cylinder of some kind and toasted to golden perfection over a campfire go by a lot of names. Campfire biscuit cups are also called Wolf ‘em cups, Woof ‘em cups, ...

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