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How to Plan a Camping Trip in Northern California   Recently updated !

It’s no secret that Northern California is one of my favorite places to visit. In fact, I’ve written about San Francisco several times over the past couple of years right here on this blog. As winter continues to freeze the midwest, I can’t help but think about taking a trip west to visit the Bay […]

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Tips for camping in the winter

How to Go Camping in the Winter

When you think about winter, the last thing that probably comes to mind is sleeping in a tent outdoors in freezing temperatures. However, camping in the winter can be a lot of fun. Below, we’ve shared some some tips for camping in the winter, courtesy of Nikki Fotheringham for the Huffington Post Canada. Have fun […]


Great Smoky Mountains Hiking Trail Checklist for Fall

Fall is here and with its arrival comes some great weather for hiking. Aside from cooler temperatures, bright colors are dotting landscapes and trails across the country, which make for one heck of a walk in the mountains. One of our favorite places to explore on foot is the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee. This […]

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Fall camping essentials

How To Prepare for the Perfect Fall Camping Trip

Camping is one of our all-time favorite past times. Camping in the fall is even better. The cooler temperatures combined with beautiful scenery, make the fall the best time of the year to hang out around the campfire and sleep outdoors. If you’ve never gone camping in the fall and aren’t sure what you’ll need, […]


Going Camping But Don’t Care For It? These Tips Are For You

Let’s face it: Camping isn’t for everyone. In fact, many people I know would prefer to stay the night at a rundown hotel before ever sleeping on the ground or cramming into a camper. Camping, however, can be a lot of fun and a great opportunity to unplug and get away for a weekend. Plus, […]

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Autumn Boating Season Destinations

4 of the Best Spots to Go Boating This Fall

Sure, summer is probably considered by most to be the best time of the year to go boating, but that doesn’t mean you should put the boat away when the fall season rolls in. In fact, there several great spots across the U.S. that are perfect for viewing the changing seasons from the water. Below, […]


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What You Need to Know Before Going Bike Camping

Sure, there are those to prefer to pull a pop-up camper or ride in style in a RV when heading out to spend the weekend in the great outdoors, but there are others who would rather pedal their way to their camping destination. If this type of camping is for you, it’s important to keep […]


Top 3 Best Places to Go Camping in the Commonwealth

Here in Kentucky, the summer and fall months are the perfect time to grab your camping gear and head out for a little rest and relaxation under the stars. Across the Commonwealth, there are dozens of great places to pitch a tent, but below we’ve shared a list of some of the best, courtesy of blogger […]

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The EMP Attack – A Doomsday Scenario Waiting to Happen?

A Fragile Order On September 14, 2008, Ohio experienced a hurricane-like windstorm that yielded wind speeds of up to 78 mph and left over 1 million households and businesses without power–for weeks in some cases. Duke Energy claimed it was the largest power outage in the companies history. As a resident of the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky […]