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Bake a Campfire Birthday Cake — Let’s Party

Campfire birthday cake cupcakes in citrus halves - oranges and grapefruit - with candles lit, ready for the party to begin.

Are any of your camping crew the kind whose annual birthday wish is to go camping? And, of course, would like an authentic campfire birthday cake? If so, 50 Campfires offers this delicious solution. The use of orange or grapefruit ...

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Win A Briggs & Stratton P3000 Inverter / Generator

50 Campfires has teamed up with Briggs & Stratton to jump-start your summer! For a limited time, you can enter to win the Briggs & Stratton P3000 PowerSmart Inverter / Generator! It’s simple – just enter your information below! There’s ...

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Briggs & Stratton P3000 Powersmart Inverter Generator : Review

I was having a conversation recently with one of the 50 Campfires editors. He is planning on selling his pull-behind camper. It isn’t that he doesn’t love using it, but rather because of an issue that many RV and pull-behind ...

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Where To Find Fish in Streams and Small Rivers

Some of the biggest differences between fishing still waters like lakes and ponds and flowing waters like rivers, streams, and creeks are locations where you’ll most likely find the fish. In flowing waters, fish frequently seek out places where they ...

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Roadside Challenge : Louisville to Nashville

Here’s a great camping tip! Allow time on every camping outing to spend a day just road tripping. Maybe you pick a final destination, but don’t set a schedule or a route to get there. Just go … and enjoy ...

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What Is Equestrian Camping?

When you pull into a state park, a forest service campground, or a county recreation area, you’re often confronted with a signpost with arrows pointing down forking roads and different trails. Commonly, you see “Picnic Area,” “Campground,” “Beach,” “Headquarters,” and ...

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Don’t Be A Campground Jerk – Leave No Trace

I was recently leaving a campsite in Kentucky when I spotted something troubling: a steady stream of smoke rising up in the forest. We pulled over immediately and found that the campers from the night before had tossed a burning ...

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Campfire Sessions : Nathan Strange (Musician)

We’ve been fortunate to meet some great people while traveling across America. They come from all walks of life – and quite often, we find a common bond in our love for the outdoors. During our time exploring Kentucky, we ...

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Why Bourbon Is Made In Kentucky

I’ve been a bourbon fan for a long time. I find it to be more approachable than most whiskeys, probably due to the sweetness imparted by the corn mash. I’ve also known that Kentucky is popular for bourbon distillers but ...

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Gearing Up for Field Trip: Bourbon Trail

Clint and Nick sort and pack gear for 50 Campfires Field Trip: Bourbon Trail in Kentucky.

Experiences and equipment are the yin and yang of camping and road tripping. You won’t enjoy the experiences you’re out to collect if you don’t have the right gear supporting the adventure. And there’s no reason to have the right ...

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