Air out the tent, pack the kids in the car, and buy the marshmallows on the way. It’s that time of year again: Time to go CAMPING!Read More
A friend of mine says guys who like to smoke pipes do so simply for the pleasure of lighting and maintaining a small fire in their hand. The irresistible appeal of fire is probably one of the reasons some people like camping too. What is it about fire that it draws people like moths to a flame?
It’s pretty hard to get better than camping. But, imagine what your kids would say if you told them you were spending the night in a real covered wagon, like the ones the pioneers used more than a century ago. Or, in a tree house. Paul Bambei, president and CEO of the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds, which hosts GoCampingAmerica.com helped us find some of the neatest places your family can camp.
Who needs summer camp? Campgrounds aren’t just pit toilets and camping sites nowadays. Increasingly, campgrounds are adding educational programs and activities designed to help the whole family learn about the outdoors.
How do you teach your kids to enjoy hiking? Jeff Alt is passionate about hiking. His son was taken on his first hike at eight weeks and Jeff speaks and writes about hiking every day. We asked him for tips on getting our kids off the couch.
Road trips are great. As a family, we love loading up the car and hitting the road. But I will be the last to tell you road trips are easy. If they were, there would be far fewer auto execs…