Plan A Camping Trip
By Monica Prelle, About.com Guide
- Where To Go Camping
- Top Outdoor Destinations
- Plan a Backcountry Camping Trip
- RV Camping Resources and Tips
Where To Go Camping
There are two types of campgrounds: private and public. Both have their advantages, but finding a good one can be hard. These articles and resources will help you find a campground that's right for you.
Top Outdoor Destinations
Campers love the great outdoors, pristine natural environments and the adventures that inspire in the wild. We've explored and found some of the best outdoor destinations for campers.
- Best U.S. States to Pitch a Tent
- Top 5 National Parks for Camping
- Glacier National Park
- Lake Tahoe Camping and Recreation
- Camping California's Central Coast
- Top 5 Canadian Parks
- Favorite U.S. Wilderness Areas
- Best U.S. State Parks for Camping
Plan a Backcountry Camping Trip
Backcountry camping, or backpacking, is essentially the combination of hiking and camping in the wilderness. Don't let the unfamiliar landscape or worries of being in the wild keep you from going backpacking.
RV Camping Resources and Tips
Your RV is your home away from home. Get started planning your next RV escape with these resources.
Is This Your First Camping Trip?
So you've decided to go camping. Good for you! The first thing you should learn is that camping is about being prepared. With that in mind, here is information that will help you to get ready for your first camping trip.
- Camping For Beginners
- Why Go Camping?
- What Not-To-Do on a Camping Trip
- Common Sense Tips for Campers
- Glossary of Camping Terms
Making Trip Preparations
Do you need a checklist to make sure you've packed all your gear? The following articles and resources will help you when you're planning a camping trip and could use some ideas on what you need to take.
Setting Up Camp
Now that you have chosen your site, it's time to set up camp. Once your gear is arranged, familiarize yourself with the campground and its facilities. Time to settle in and get comfortable, you're there.
After a Camping Trip
The ride home after a camping trip can be long, particularly when you have a hot shower and cozy bed waiting there for you. Before relaxing, there are some final chores that need to be done.