Camping Tips

Hipcamp Is The Best Website For Planning Your Camping Trip

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Finding the right campsite can be a time-consuming endeavor that involves searching multiple websites for hours. State parks all have their own sites, and in our experience, the quality varies significantly from state to state. National parks are a different ...

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7 Canoe Safety Tips Every Paddler Should Know

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LIFE JACKETS: When you’re in a canoe or kayak, a life jacket – aka a PFD (personal flotation device) – is nota suggestion – IT’S THE LAW. And it doesn’t do one bit of good laying on the floor of ...

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6 Great Ways To Make Camping Coffee

Even if you don't like the taste of coffee, the smell wafting across the campsite is nearly universally appealing.

For most of us, coffee is an essential starter in the morning on any camping adventure. Even those who don’t drink coffee usually love its smell wafting across a campsite. Combined with frying bacon and wood smoke, it’s an aroma ...

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Don’t Lose Your Best Friend While You’re Camping

an outdoors golden retriever in the sunshine rolling in the clover

More and more camping outings include the family dog. 50 Campfires thinks that’s great. A well-behaved dog adds a lot to any time outdoors. However, it also increases the odds of dogs being separated from their owners. If that happens, ...

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Everyday Pocket Knife Solutions : Why Carry A Pocket Knife?

There are so many reasons to carry a pocket knife everyday – and not just the days when you’re camping or hanging out outside. Personally speaking, it’s on par with any other household tool like a scissors or screwdriver that ...

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Swim With The Manatees: River Venture Tours

you too can swim with the manatees courtesy of River Ventures.

Florida offers a unique opportunity in all of the United States to swim with the manatees. Manatees are unlike any other type of wildlife, and the only place to see them with any regularity in the United States is in ...

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Blue Crab Trapping for Beginners

everything is ready for some blue crab trapping

Blue crab trapping is a fun, relaxing way to spend a lazy day on Florida’s Nature Coast. The crustaceans are abundant and delicious. The fresh, brackish, and salt waterways of Florida’s Nature Coast are all home to blue crabs. What’s ...

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Make Your Own Scented & Colored Pinecone Fire Starters

Collecting and storing pinecones is a practical source of tinder for fire starting whether for camping, the backyard fire pit, a woodstove for cooking, or the fireplace at the cabin or home. You can ensure they light quickly and spice ...

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Gear You Need for Winter Grilling

Winter grilling is a right of passage for real outdoor cooks.

The passion for great food cooked outdoors knows no bounds … at least ones set by the thermometer, barometer, or anemometer! Winter grilling is an outdoor cook’s right of passage, but getting the job done is always easier when you ...

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Airbnb Experiences & Accommodations for Outdoor Lovers

Airbnb outdoor destinations are romantic for lovers of the outdoors.

Finding a romantic outdoor getaway has never been so easy. The world is literally at your fingertips. Airbnb not only offers a wide range of camping and glamping accommodations, they now catalog customizable Airbnb experiences as well. There are a ...

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