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How to Turn Your Car Into a Tiny Camper

I lived in a van for five years, which is quite a long time. In fact, I lived in that thing for longer than I’ve lived in any other place since leaving my childhood home. Strangely, I found moving out of a van to be more stressful than moving into one. I was afraid I was going to miss the freedom that comes with…Read more...
Tags: Science, Camping, Tesla, Skills, Human Behavior, Toyota, Agnes, Subaru Outback, Efren, Toyota RAV4, Sprinter, Mattress, Honda CR V, Mazda CX, Dometic, Human Activities


4 Great and New Ways to Spend Your Spare Time

The pandemic has seen many of us get into routines that involve little adventure and little time outside of the house. After having been encouraged to stay indoors as much as possible, many of us have been left feeling lost now that life is slowly returning to normal and restrictions are being lifted. At the same time, we’re pretty bored. So, why not try out a few new activities and hobbies that can give you something to do and enjoy? There are countless options you could try here, but for no...
Tags: Camping, Sports, Golf, Jazz, Hobbies, All Sports Talk, Spare Time


Kananaskis Kayaking to the Point Campground

For anyone eager to get out on a lake or reservoir in Alberta, you’ll find Upper Kananaskis Lake to be a great choice. It sports a scenic mountain backdrop with one downside – it’s often windy and it can blow up quickly, so paddling is best done early or late in the day when possible. The lake is located in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, approximately a 90-minute drive from Calgary. John and I enjoyed a 2-day Kananaskis kayaking trip mid-week. We had our own kayaks which made life easier, but...
Tags: Travel, Camping, John, Alberta, Calgary, Jasper National Park, Don, Kananaskis, Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, Highwood Pass, Alberta Click, Upper Kananaskis Lake, Upper Lake Trailhead, Barrier Lake Visitor Centre, Rawson Lake, Alberta Parks


7 sleepaway camp packing list essentials you can get on Amazon

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon It's summer camp season. If your kid is heading off to camp this summer, you'll want to make sure they're prepared with all the essentials. We rounded up a packing list of products, some essential and some just plain fun, that you can get on Amazon in time for the first day. Summer camp is right around the corner. If you or your child has put off packing until the last minute, you'...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Camping, Parenting, Trends, Features, Insider Picks, Outdoors (Reviews, IP Freelance, IP Roundup, Parenting (Reviews, In line recirc, Insider Reviews 2021, Amazon Vornado Small Flat Panel Air, Amazon Contigo, Amazon Zap It Mini Bug Zapper Racket


Check out these nifty camper vans

Norm Nakamura of the YouTube channel Tokyo Lens rented a very cool little camper van and drove a few hours outside Tokyo to go camping. The terrain, especially on the second night of his trip, gave me strong Breath of the Wild vibes.  — Read the rest
Tags: Video, Japan, News, Camping, Youtube, Tokyo, Breath Of The Wild, Tokyo Lens, Norm Nakamura


I went on a 3-day camping and hiking trip led by REI's travel company - here's why I recommend REI Adventures to anyone

Through REI's travel company REI Adventures, I camped and hiked with a small group of outdoors lovers and guides at Pinnacles National Park in California. Connie Chen/Business Insider REI doesn't just sell outdoor gear - it also offers excursions across the world via its travel company, REI Adventures. REI Adventures has more than 250 guided trips for a variety of activity levels, durations, and activities. I attended a trip to Pinnacles National Park and was impressed with the ...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Outdoors, Camping, California, Adventure, Hiking, Trends, Features, Everest, Antarctica, Costa Rica, Inca Trail, Rei, Pinnacles, Pinnacles National Park


An Inflatable Office Pops Out of This Compact RV's Roof

With pandemic restrictions lifting in several parts of the world, many are excited to get as far away from home as possible, leading to a renewed interest in recreation vehicles. As a result, the RV industry is starting to deliver some truly luxurious homes on wheels, with amenities making them seem more like pricy…Read more...
Tags: Science, Camping, Caravan, Airstream, Inflatable, Recreational Vehicle, Human Activities, Manufactured Goods, Lyseo Upper Secondary School, Inflatable Office Pops Out


The Insider Reviews team swears by Hydro Flask's insulated water bottles and travel mugs. Here's what makes them so great.

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Hydro Flask makes great insulated, travel-friendly drinkware that is durable and easy to carry. Its bottles come in a range of colors and maintain your hot or cold drink temperatures for hours. Nearly everyone at Insider Reviews has a Hydro Flask they love. Here are 13 worth buying. Hydro Flask/Facebook Sale Alert (Insider exclusive): Hydro Flask is currently running 25% off sitewide and free shipping ...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Outdoors, Accessories, Camping, Oregon, Trends, New Zealand, Water Bottles, Camping Gear, BPA, HF, Hydration, Hydro Flask, Owen Burke, Cooler


Nearly everyone on our team swears by Hydro Flask's insulated water bottles and travel mugs. Here's what makes them so great and which we like best.

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Hydro Flask makes great insulated, travel-friendly drinkware that is durable and easy to carry. Its bottles come in a range of colors and maintain your hot or cold drink temperatures for hours. Nearly everyone at Insider Reviews has a Hydro Flask they love. Here are 13 worth buying. Hydro Flask/Facebook Sale Alert (Insider exclusive): Hydro Flask is currently running 25% off sitewide and free shipping ...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Outdoors, Accessories, Camping, Oregon, Trends, New Zealand, Water Bottles, Camping Gear, BPA, HF, Hydration, Hydro Flask, Owen Burke, Cooler


Dig Into Our Gear Of The Month

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Tags: Camping, Military, Survival, Rothco, Prepper, Rothco NY, Shovel, Survival Tool, Entrenching Tool, Military Shovel, Mutlitool


Pitch a Tent and Ride

Still not ready for a long flight and an extended stay in a hotel? Load up your bike, head into the woods, and pop a tent at one of these top pedal-ready camping destinations in the Blue Ridge. Last year bike sales broke records and camping found renewed popularity as a safe escape. With that […] The post Pitch a Tent and Ride appeared first on Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine.
Tags: Camping, Sport, Magazine, Cycling, Biking, Go Outside, May 2021


The 5 best backpacking stoves that are lightweight, fuel-efficient, and powerful enough to cook food fast

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Backpacking stoves are vital for preparing hot meals and coffee, no matter how far in the backcountry you are. The best are fuel-efficient, lightweight enough to fit in your backpack, and reliable in inclement weather. Our top pick, MSR's WindBurner, is fast, powerful, and efficient, and weighs less than 3 ounces. There are few things as refreshing as enjoying a hot meal at your campsite following a long day of hiking. Energy bars and trail mix do well to...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Energy, Outdoors, Camping, Hiking, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, Backpacking, Outdoor Cooking, Kraig Becker, Insider Picks, Rick Stella, Insider Picks Guides, Best Guides


Camping the Southeast

Whether you prefer a coastal adventure or a mountainous getaway, check out our roundup of the best camping options in the region. From quiet backcountry sites and family-friendly campgrounds to the best of car camping and glamping, we’ve got a spot for every type of adventurer. Please check with locations prior to travel to make […] The post Camping the Southeast appeared first on Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine.
Tags: Camping, Sport, Magazine, Cycling, Go Outside, May 2021


How to Decorate Your Outdoor Space to Start Entertaining Again

Summer is just around the corner and outdoor hangouts are still the perfect way to enjoy a(nother) pandemic summer. With the CDC lifting restrictions on mask-wearing for vaccinated individuals outdoors, hosting a backyard soiree is going to be lit (see what I did there?). If you are lucky enough to have a backyard or…Read more...
Tags: Camping, Learning, Cdc, Articles, Skills, Furniture, Lifehacks, Backyard, Deck, Garden Furniture, Survival Skills, Fire Pit, Fireplaces, House Beautiful, Hospitality Recreation, Procedural Knowledge


5 Safety Rules You Must Follow When Planning A Family Hunting Trip

If you are an outdoor lover, you will probably want to introduce your kids to the thrill of the wild at some point. It makes sense to take them for their first family hunting tour when they are old enough to handle the rigors of the experience and enjoy the excitement it offers. But it also requires good planning as the leader of the group because you will want your family to have a safe and memorable experience. Fortunately, planning a family hunting trip isn’t as daunting as it sounds. F...
Tags: Travel, Fashion, Camping, Hunting, Family Activities, Family Camping, Family Vacation, Family trip, Camping Trip, Hunting Trip


How to Snag a Last-Minute Campsite Reservation This Summer

While there have always been people who enjoy camping, the limited travel options during the COVID-19 pandemic had people sleeping under the stars (or in a tent) who wouldn’t have considered it previously. Though we’re several months into the vaccine rollout, only about 30% of the country’s population has been fully…Read more...
Tags: Travel, Camping, Articles, Airbnb, Lifehacks, Campsite, Megan Michelson, Hipcamp, ReserveAmerica, Human Activities, Hospitality Recreation


Outdoor School Was Released TODAY!

We partnered with Macmillan as a Super Influencer to show you all about their newest program – Outdoor School! This series offers pocket-sized, waterproof guidebooks full of quick tips, as well as extensive and interactive journals and sticker books — all of which can serve as critical tools for hands-on learning that couldn’t have come at a better time!  America’s children are caught in one of the largest mass migrations in recent history: the movement indoors and online. According to ...
Tags: Amazon, Outdoors, Fashion, Camping, Education, Hiking, America, Back To School, Macmillan, Homeschooling, Family Activities, Homeschool, Family Camping, Outdoor School, Family Fun, Homeschool Curriculum


The 5 best coolers to use on camping trips, at tailgating parties, or while fishing

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A cooler is a must-have if you spend time outdoors, be it camping, grilling at home with friends, or fishing. The best coolers should retain ice for at least 24 hours, have a durable design, and be easy to transport. Our top pick, Yeti's Tundra 75, is highly durable, retains ice for several days, and is designed to last years. To the fisherman, a reliable cooler makes the difference between bringing home fresh fillets or wasting the catch as it spoils in ...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Outdoors, Camping, America, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, Yeti, Picnic, Hopper, Don, Coleman, Steven John, Cooler, Tundra


The 5 best first aid kits of 2021 to keep at home or take with you on the go

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky The best first aid kits should have items like bandages, wraps, antibiotic ointment, and pain relievers. It's smart to routinely check your first aid kit to be sure nothing is expired, low on stock, or needs updating. Our top pick, the First Aid Only First Aid Kit, is compact, carefully curated with essentials, and costs under $25. As a frequent camper and hiker, I know that having a first aid kit isn't only a good idea, it's a necessity. When you...
Tags: Reviews, Health, Amazon, Home, Camping, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, First Aid, Coleman, WebMD, ANSI, OSHA, Steven John, Rick Stella, Insider Picks Guides


The 5 best backpacking tents, perfect for spring camping, ultralight hikers, and couples

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Backpacking requires an emphasis on lightweight gear that's durable, easy to set up, and packs down small. When considering a backpacking tent, keep in mind its weight, the duration of the trip, and who will use it. Our top pick, the Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL 2, is durable, weighs 3 pounds, and has a roomy interior. Spending a weekend (or longer) living out of your backpack while hiking through a remote trail may not seem like a great experience to many ...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Outdoors, Camping, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, Backpacking, Tent, Mother Nature, Agnes, Half Dome, Big Agnes, Dyneema, Duplex, Hubba Hubba


The 5 best camping cookware sets for backpacking and car camping

A great set of camping cookware lets you prepare quality meals while car camping or in the backcountry. The best camp set should have pots, pans, plates, utensils, and storage containers, all built to last. Our top pick, the GSI Bugaboo Camper Cookset, has cooking gear for four plus mugs and is easy to clean. Everyone has a different approach to dinner at camp, but at the end of the day, every camping or backpacking trip requires some kind of kitchen setup.At the very least, you need a camping ...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Amazon, Cooking, Camping, Trends, Buying Guide, Fda, BPA, GSI, Owen Burke, Cookware, Stainless Steel Mess Kit, Kitchen (Reviews, Insider Picks Guides, Best Guides


Overland Envy

I have a 12-year-old son who has recently started ogling sports cars. Corvettes, Ferraris, Lambos…anything small, fast, and shiny. People tell me this obsession is perfectly normal—plenty of boys (and men, women, and girls for that matter) like sports cars—but I find it unsettling, so I looked my son straight in the eye and gave […] The post Overland Envy appeared first on Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine.
Tags: Camping, Sport, Magazine, Cycling, Go Outside, April 2021


Outdoor startups see supercharged growth during COVID-19 era

After years of sustained growth, the pandemic supercharged the outdoor recreation industry. Startups that provide services like camper vans, private campsites and trail-finding apps became relevant to millions of new users when COVID-19 shut down indoor recreation, building on an existing boom in outdoor recreation. Startups like Outdoorsy, AllTrails, Cabana, Hipcamp, Kibbo and Lowergear Outdoors have seen significant growth, but to keep it going, consumers who discovered a fondness for the grea...
Tags: Startups, TC, Camping, Tech, South Dakota, Airbnb, GreenTech, Lewis, Scott Kubly, Outdoor Industry Association, Kubly, Hipcamp, Clark Recreation Area, Outdoorsy, Travel Activities, Onx


The 8 best sleeping bags to keep you warm while camping or backpacking

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A sleeping bag is a vital part of anyone's camp kit, no matter if they're backpacking or car camping. The best should be comfortable, provide enough warmth when needed, and have either down or synthetic insulation. Our top pick, REI's Co-op Magma 30ºF, has a great weight-to-warmth ratio and packs down small for easy transport. Whether you're camping with your car or trekking across the Himalayas, your sleeping bag might be the most important pi...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Outdoors, Camping, Trends, ISO, Features, Buying Guide, Backpacking, Himalayas, Sleeping Bag, Agnes, Nemo, Kelty, Outdoor Apparel, Amazon Kids


The 5 best bug sprays and repellents, for fending off mosquitos, ticks, and other bothersome insects

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Bug spray helps fend off mosquitos, ticks, and other bugs that can be a nuisance while spending time outdoors. Sprays and repellents are also effective in warding off bugs that might carry dangerous diseases. Our top pick, OFF! Deep Woods Bug Spray, uses DEET and is highly effective at repelling insects. For those who don't want to use DEET, Sawyer Premium Insect Repellent is our favorite alternative. Bug spray isn't always the first thing you think of...
Tags: Reviews, Outdoors, Europe, Camping, Australia, Cdc, US, Trends, Merck, Features, United States, Buying Guide, Epa, North America, US Army, Piper


The 6 best lanterns, for use at a campsite or during a power outage at home

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A lantern lights up your tent or cabin while camping, and can also help you see during a power outage. The best should offer a high lumen output, have a battery that lasts several hours, and be highly durable. Our top pick, the CORE 500 Lumen CREE LED Lantern, is compact with a long-lasting battery and a bright output. In the event of a prolonged power outage, a lantern creates a room-filling light that allows for easier cooking, reading, and other basic acti...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Home, Camping, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, Lantern, Coleman, Steven John, Les Shu, Rick Stella, Product Card, Insider Picks Guides, Best Guides, Guide Update


The 7 best camping stoves for backpacking trips or car camping

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Camp stoves let backpackers and car campers alike brew fresh coffee and prepare their daily meals. The best should be highly portable and easy to light with a lighter or match, or have their own ignitor. Our top pick, MSR's PocketRocket Deluxe, is compact enough for backpackers, easy to operate, and has a built-in igniter. A warm sleeping bag and dependable headlamp are certainly vital for smart and comfortable camping, but when you're sleeping on the ...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Amazon, Cooking, Camping, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, Coleman, Steven John, Stove, Coleman Bottle Top Propane Stove, Rick Stella, Insider Picks Guides, Best Guides, Guide Update


East Park reservoir–Half Full and Fishing Crappie

Conditions: Air temperature 60 – 80 degrees, light wind in the afternoon. Water Temperature 62 degrees, with water clarity of about 36”. With the fuel moisture levels in valley brush already at June levels, I recently switched gears and moved from “deep and narrow” lakes to exploiting the “shallow and bowl-like” lakes before they warm to bathtub temperatures. The rationale is simple, the deep lakes will remain cool at depth no matter how warm the summer gets – but the shallow lakes are already...
Tags: Camping, Sport, Williams, Palmer, Fishing, Kayaking, Coyote, Crawfish, Colusa, East Park Reservoir, Clear Lake, East Park, Colusa County, Fly Fishing, Bass Fishing, Shad


The 5 best flashlights, tested for brightness, durability, and battery life

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A good flashlight stays bright and has a long-lasting battery that's easy to recharge or change. We field-tested 10 flashlights for brightness over time, durability, and features to justify price. Our top pick, the Wowtac A7 Tactical Flashlight, is durable, the brightest overall, and affordable. A quality, reliable flashlight is crucial for camping, home repairs, and, at the very least, emergency preparedness - if the power ever goes out, each family membe...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Home, Outdoors, Tools, Camping, Diy, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, AAA, Sar, Keller, Li, Home Repair, Dorcy





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