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60 Ways to Get Out and Do More

Over the past few years, the 50 Campfires team has developed a mantra that we grow to believe in more and more each day, based in the idea that whatever gets you outside is good! That’s why we’re bringing you ...

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Winter Camping On Planet Hoth

camping on hoth

Frigid fun for the whole family! If you’re looking for a unique vacation this year, consider planet Hoth. Located in the Outer Rim Territories, Hoth provides many unique experiences that you won’t find elsewhere. Sure, you won’t be lounging around ...

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50 Campfires Releases Editor’s 2015 Gear of The Year

The Camping Authority Announces Annual Gear Award Across Six Categories Minneapolis, MN: Today, within their monthly digital magazine and website, 50 Campfires released its annual Gear of The Year award, recognizing top-tier selections across categories of Sleep, Eat, Play, Wear, ...

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The Mocking Trend: What It Is, Why You Should Do It, And What You Need To Get Started

Is it just me or are there way more hammocks around this year? While driving around Minneapolis this summer I started to notice something that I quite enjoyed: hammocks. Like, a lot of hammocks. On a nice day I’d see 10-20 of them ...

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Torched Halloween Candy Tasting Notes

torched halloween candy

What if you toasted all of your favorite Halloween candy? Would it taste better? Worse? Good idea? Bad idea? We’ve been having a lot of fun with a BernzOmatic torch around the office this month. Halloween was last weekend, so ...

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The Game of Spoons

Game of Spoons

Imagine everyone fighting for survival in the next round, like two people stranded on a desert island fighting for the last coconut. Now you have the picture of what it’s like playing the game of spoons. While this is technically ...

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Alyssa Ravasio From Hipcamp Interview

hip camp

The video above makes me want to run away from my desk right now. The problem that I would immediately be faced with however, is “Where should I go?” Aside from searching “campground” in Google Maps, or going to your state’s ...

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Teardrop Campers That Will Make You Smile

The design became popular in the 1930s and remained popular until the mid-60s. Now there has been a resurgence in interest in this design because of the mobility and the fact almost any size vehicle can pull them around. A ...

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32 Spectacular Leaf Locales Just Around the Corner

Fall is one of our favorite times to get out hiking and see the changes that happen within nature. While it’s easy to take this beautiful change of scenery for granted, we’ve compiled a list of 32 locations across the ...

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15 Relaxing Things To Do While Camping

Close your eyes and take a deep breath… Your life is probably busy. Many of us are busy with demanding jobs, or kids, or pets, or all of the above. Point is, we need to relax and recharge those brain ...

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