How To Make Your Camping Trip The Best One Yet

How To Make Your Camping Trip The Best One Yet 

TIP! You are going camping outdoors, so expect that you will all be getting dirty. When you know that going in, you won’t stress out when it happens. Not much beats spending a couple of nights under the stars with your loved ones. Camping isn’t just a favorite pastime for no reason. However, while camping can be fun, it is important that proper planning is taken before the trip. This article will prepare you for a wonderful camping experience with some tried and true advice! TIP! Don’t worry about over-packing for the kids. Camping can be dirty. When you go camping, find your shelter before it gets dark. Once the woods are dark, it is very difficult to find firewood, pitch your tent and prepare some food. Some people cannot see very well at night, and this makes setting up camp at night next to impossible. Don’t let this happen to you, and have a shelter set up before dark. Sleeping Bag TIP! Oranges can be used as a food source and a way to repel mosquitoes while you camp. Use the discarded peels to rub your exposed skin, and the insects will stay away from you. Select your sleeping bag with the weather, season and location of your trip in mind. You are going to be really hot and uncomfortable camping in the summertime if your sleeping bag is rated for sub-zero temperatures. The opposite is true as well, a summer bag won’t keep you warm in the winter. Without protection, you are running the risk of developing hypothermia. TIP! Your camp should be set up before the sun goes down. When traveling in an RV, locate a safe parking area. Let everyone help choose the perfect campsite for your family. One of the things you will want to discuss is which state you would like to visit. With the many parks and preserves in the world, deciding where to go can be a task into itself. To make your decision easier, pick a few favorites and then vote on the final choice. TIP! Duct tape is a must-have when you go camping as it can be used for a variety of things. It has several uses like fixing a hole in a tent and holding moisture. When choosing a tent, pick one that has plenty of room for you and all of your camping companions. With enough room, getting up during the night will not disturb others in the tent, and you can all be comfortable while sleeping. TIP! Pack your camping supplies in advance of your trip. You definitely don’t want to leave something essential behind, such as your sleeping bag or tent. A first aid session, especially if you have children, is essential. In case of an accident, you will know what to do until medical help arrives. Also remember to research other dangers near your camping location. Know if there are any poisonous snakes in the area, what type of wild animals call those woods […]

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