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Camping hacks for all of your camping meals

Posted by on May 8, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on Camping hacks for all of your camping meals

Cooking your breakfast, lunch, and dinner over a campfire is one of the many perks of taking a camping trip. Whether you’re camping in a tent or in a cabin or even a hotel room, campfires are an important part of any camping trip, and so is preparing camping meals over a fire. Here are a few camping hacks for any campfire meal or food storage to make your camping trip a little easier. Make a long-lasting candle out of a citrus peel Take the peel of half of an orange, lemon, or grapefruit, and ensure that the center core-like stem is still intact. Pour kitchen oil (vegetable, olive, etc.)...

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Camping preparation for doing some RV camping in the spring

Posted by on Apr 14, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on Camping preparation for doing some RV camping in the spring

Preparing for going camping is a spring tradition, and one that can get the excitement bubbling for summertime activities. Going RV camping requires a bit more work to get ready than just tent camping. There are numerous steps that need to be taken to ensure your RV is ready to hit the road for some spring and summer camping. Here are just a few camping preparation suggestions we’d recommend for your RV to guarantee it’s in proper working condition. After Winter Inspection Inspecting your RV after the winter is crucial to make sure it didn’t get damaged since you last used it,...

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History of camping tents

Posted by on Mar 13, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on History of camping tents

It’s safe to say camping is one of our favorite pastimes here at Sandhills. But what is interesting is how camping came to be a favorite American pastime, rather than just a way of life. Camping tents are a popular form of camping, so here is a little bit of information on the history of camping and how camping tents came to be a popular form of camping. Camping tents were first carbon dated to around 40,000 B.C. with very rudimentary structure designs. The first camping tent was found in Moldova and was originally constructed out of a mammoth hide and bones, which is a considerable process...

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It’s Polar Bear Tank Race time, benefiting the Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway

Posted by on Feb 14, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on It’s Polar Bear Tank Race time, benefiting the Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway

Looking for a fun way to celebrate the start of March and the upcoming spring season? Are you getting a little cabin fever and ready to get out for an adventure, no matter the temperature? It’s time, once again, for the annual Polar Bear Tank Races, benefiting the Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway. Tank racing is a staple in the Sandhills and is a popular way to spend the summer, as well as the brave ones who do it in the winter. This unique event is one of the most unique events that take place in the winter months and we’d argue the most fun. This year is the 10th annual Polar Bear Tank...

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Fun outdoor activities and things to do in the winter

Posted by on Jan 23, 2017 in Blog, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Fun outdoor activities and things to do in the winter

Winter has settled its harsh temperatures over the Sandhills. With snowcapped trees, iced over lakes, and the frost covered streets, the evenings have become frigid and the days cool. But even with the snow covering the grass, there are still plenty of outdoor activities to partake in while you are on vacation. With many different things to do in the winter, we wanted to help you out by giving you a few ideas of ways to celebrate the last few months of winter before it gives way to spring. Go snowshoeing or cross-country skiing. This is a great way to take your hike to the next level. Rent...

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Gift ideas for the camping fans

Posted by on Dec 23, 2016 in Blog, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Gift ideas for the camping fans

Whether you’re buying for Christmas or for a birthday throughout the year, everyone has that hard to buy for person on their list. If you’re a city dweller and have an outdoorsy, camping fiend in your life, the wide world of camping supplies can seem a bit overwhelming. So here are a few gift ideas that are good not only for Christmas, but for any time and any event of the year. Gift giving on a Tuesday was never easier than it is now. Coffee Mugs A good, durable, and well insulated mug are camping fans’ best friend. Whether it’s a Yeti or another brand, a travel mug that is insulated...

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