Camping Tips

The Best Katy Trail Map To Plan Your Trip

Katy Trail Map

The Katy Trail map below contains wineries, campsites, breweries, points of interest, restaurants, bike repair shops, and B&Bs. If you’re on a mobile device it even allows you to get directions! We work hard to keep the listings current. Please ...

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9 Photo Apps to Make You the Ultimate Photographer

Many of us don’t carry around the big bulky DSLRs on our camping trips, which is why it’s important to make the most out of the camera you likely will have on you most of the time, the one built ...

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Make Your Own Camping Coffee Bags

Campfire Camping coffee bags

You wriggle in your sleeping bag. If it was cold during the night, your mummy bag might be snugged up so just your mouth and nostrils are exposed to the crisp air inside your tent. Wouldn’t it be awesome if ...

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5 Ways to Build a Campfire You Need to Know

5 Campfire building techniques

Did you know that how you build your campfire influences its output of heat, the cooking coals it will produce, how long it will burn, and the ease of replenishing it? Well, you will in the next couple of minutes. ...

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Road Trip Planning Apps

Moonlight_app

Your phone and your tablet are terrific traveling companions, but they are even better travel planners … especially when they are equipped with these convenient time-saving and money-saving apps. These road trip planning apps will make planning your next adventure ...

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Zip Premium All Purpose Firestarter: Review

zip premium all purpose firestarter

I have a fire pit at home and one of my favorite things to do is to have a brat and a beer after work (ok, mostly the beer). I want to relax and eat some good food and that’s ...

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7 Tips To Maintain Happy Hiking Feet

Your feet are likely going to be your major method of travel while camping, whether you’re all-out backpacking or just making a family day hike, which is exactly why we’ve compiled a list of tips to help you maintain happy ...

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You Don’t Get Poison Ivy Because It’s On Your Skin…

rub off poison ivy

You get it because you don’t know how to get it off of your skin. Let’s back up a bit. You’ve probably all had poison ivy at least once. You’re out in the woods having a great time. You get ...

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6 Tips For Successful River Fishing

Beginners_Fishing

There’s nothing quite like camping near water. I love going to bed listening to gentle waves lap the nearby shoreline or hearing current sliding by. It’s even better when these waters hold fish, especially when camping with kids. My favorite ...

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Randy P. Martin Captures the Wild

Randy P. Martin Captures the Wild

Randy P. Martin’s early memories of photography center around his grandmother’s Polaroid camera. “It was like magic for me,” said Martin, but without a camera of his own, it wasn’t until much later that Martin would begin to seriously shoot. ...

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