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Tips for Stress-Free Camping with Dogs

Posted by on Sep 4, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Tips for Stress-Free Camping with Dogs

Tips for Stress-Free Camping with Dogs

Forget the hassle of finding a pet-sitter or expensive kennel service to look after your four-legged friend while you enjoy your next outdoor getaway, and enhance your camping trip with your furry buddy’s presence.  With the following camping tips, you can take the steps needed to ensure your next outdoor excursion with Fido goes smoothly and you’re both able to enjoy your time off the grid in peace. Pay a visit to the vet A check-up before you head out will help spot any issues that may become exacerbated when your dog is in different conditions than they are used to. During the visit,...

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What You Need to Know About Kayaking and Canoeing

Posted by on Jul 30, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on What You Need to Know About Kayaking and Canoeing

What You Need to Know About Kayaking and Canoeing

Whether you’re looking for a peaceful way to spend the afternoon or are seeking some thrills, a kayaking or canoeing trip is sure to satisfy. Many people enjoy the benefits of partaking in the sports, with about 23 million Americans hitting the water in a canoe or kayak each year. But for those that have not yet experienced an adventure in one of these watercrafts, the thought of hopping in one and zooming through the water may seem a bit intimidating. We’re here to let you know the ins and outs of both canoeing and kayaking so you can find the right fit for you and start planning your...

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Camping Safety Tips

Posted by on Jul 13, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Camping Safety Tips

What could be better than a summertime camping retreat, where you can escape the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life by roughing it in the wild for a few days and getting closer to Mother Nature? But in addition to scenic hikes, gooey s’mores by the campfire and sleeping under a star-studded sky in a sleeping bag, there are the dreaded sunburns, mosquitoes and uncontrolled fires that can accompany them. Keep you and your family safe during your next camping excursion with the following camping safety tips. General Safety Although many of the following suggestions may seem obvious, it can...

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Natural Ways to Keep Bugs at Bay

Posted by on May 31, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Natural Ways to Keep Bugs at Bay

Natural Ways to Keep Bugs at Bay

Nothing spoils a fun summer camping trip like your campsite being overrun with bugs, but the thought of spraying you and your family with toxic chemicals may be just as unappealing. Rest assured that there are many remedies out there that will repel insects without the risk of contact with dangerous solutions. Utilize the following camping tips so you can enjoy a pest-free outdoor adventure this summer! Choose your campsite wisely Simply ensuring that the place that you choose to set up camp isn’t a breeding ground for insects is an important step in keeping your excursion as pest-free as...

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Preparing for a Spring Camping Trip

Posted by on May 1, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Preparing for a Spring Camping Trip

Preparing for a Spring Camping Trip

The snow has melted and summer is right around the corner. With cabin fever in the rearview mirror until next year, you may be anxious to hurry up and head out for a warm weather excursion. While spring is a great time for the first camping trip of the year, there are a few precautions that should be taken to ensure your adventure is rejuvenating, and doesn’t end up in disaster. Prepare for the Weather April showers bring May flowers, but they also bring a lot of mud and standing water, so be sure to bring waterproof boots, jackets and socks to keep dry while you’re exploring. Although...

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