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Lake Superior Circle Tour—A Shore Thing!

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Part I – Minnesota Autumn comes early to Lake Superior’s North Shore. Even on the last days of August a chill can be felt in the evening air. I love camping this time of year. Campgrounds are quiet since children ...

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The 5 Best Solar Chargers For Camping

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Like others, we go camping to get away from the city and the busy lifestyle. But that doesn’t necessarily mean we want a break from technology. We still want our phones for emergency situations, a Kindle to read or a ...

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Antelope Island State Park : Utah

Antelope Island State Park, Utah Antelope Island State Park, is just a short 50-mile drive from Salt Lake City and is the largest State Park in Northern Utah spanning over twenty eight thousand acres. It became a state park in ...

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Ask The Locals – Hiking near Pikes Peak Colorado

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…and you may find a treasure. An obscure little sign that was missed once and almost again led us to one of the most spectacular hikes that only the locals seemed to know about. Just south of Mueller State Park, ...

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Camping in the Coastal Everglades

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Do a Google Maps search for an image of the Everglades National Park and make note of three things. First, the incredible size of the Park and the hundreds upon hundreds of miles of shorelines along it’s many tidal rivers, ...

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The Evolution of Camping In A Tent

The very first time I camped-out was under the stars at my friend Connie’s house. We had no tent and minimal parental supervision. We had some old blankets and a beat up quilt we dragged off her brothers bed. It ...

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Nature’s Ninjas: How To Remove Wood Ticks

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Ticks Are Nasty! So nasty in fact, that they should have their own horror film. Oh wait – they do. And get this – Seth Green is in it. The trailer will gross you out and make you hate ticks even more ...

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5 Tips For Successful Camping With Kids

Admit it, it’s happened – you haven’t even backed out of your driveway, the kids are arguing in the backseat and you’re thinking, “It’s going to be a LONG weekend of camping with kids!” I interviewed three “camping with kids” ...

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The Tiny Campfire

I’m a 28-year old American male who has never built a campfire. Sure, I’ve earned my bachelors and I’m working my way through a graduate degree. I’ve had success in entrepreneurship. I’ve even watched every season of survivor that was ...

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Camper By Choice – Not By Birth

My family of birth was not campers. My Mom was not game for an outing that did not including shopping, lipstick and a curling iron. But Mom willingly cut a check for my older sister and I to attend Camp ...

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