Best Outdoor Stocking Stuffers for Hikers and Campers

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The madness of the holidays has arrived. I am here to help you find the best stocking stuffers for hikers, campers, and any outdoor enthusiasts in your life. These items will sure put a smile on your face. In this gift guide you can find so many things to help make their outdoor adventures more fun, safe, cozy, and memorable.

Exploring Shawnee National Forest, Illinois

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Autumn is such a perfect time to go on a trip to Shawnee National Forest. This beautiful national forest in Illinois is perfect for camping and hiking offering some very stunning views and gorgeous hiking trails. In this travel guide I will be going over the best things to do at Shawnee National Forest, the hiking trails we did, best places to visit in the forest, and much more. I will also be including a detailed itinerary and packing tips for this trip.

Brewing Coffee Outdoors – 11 Ways To Make Camp Coffee!

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Nothing beats a good morning like waking up outdoors to the morning breeze and a fresh cup of camp coffee. It is by far one of my favorite ways to wake up. That cool morning breeze, the smell of campfire and freshly brewed coffee, and the sound of birds singing. It is such a relaxing way to start the day. I have decided to make your camp coffee routine a little easier by creating this guide on how to make coffee outdoors. There are many many ways to make camp coffee but I have narrowed it down to eleven ways that can fit any outdoor adventure.

Complete Camp Kitchen Essentials & Organization Guide

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When I first started camping with my family I felt so unorganized, especially in our camp kitchen. We didn’t have all of the camp kitchen essentials that we needed but we had the basics covered. As time went one, we continued to expand our camp kitchen gear that would better suit our family of five. However, it seemed at times that it was almost impossible to keep things organized. This is when I came up with a system that worked for our camping kitchen perfectly.

Best Gift Ideas for Outdoorsy Moms and Women

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As a mom who loves to spend life outdoors, I love receiving gifts that will fuel my hobbies. However, not everyone knows what exactly an outdoorsy mom would love to receive. In this gift guide I want to share the best gift ideas for outdoorsy moms and all women out there that love to adventure in the great outdoors. I will be covering gifts ideas for hikers, backpackers, and campers.

Guide to Monte Sano State Park in Huntsville, Alabama

Waterfall at Monte Sano State Park

Monte Sano State Park is located in north Alabama in the city of Huntsville. It provides a variety of hiking trails, camping, mountain views, and much more. In this guide I will be going over all the best things to do, best hiking trails to do with your family, places to visit, and more. I will also include our favorite places to go to around Huntsville, Alabama that are outside of Monte Sano State Park.

20 Rude and Annoying Things Campers Do at Campgrounds

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do at campgrounds and what to do instead. The goal is to help others understand what can be considered rude and how to avoid being “that camper” that others secretly can’t stand. As a new camper you may find yourself learning somethings as well. We want to educate new campers to avoid these things. I’ve been in your shoes as well.

Camping Etiquette 101: Proper Camping Rules Campers Should Follow

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In this camping guide you can learn all the proper camping etiquette for campers. Camping is a great way to make quick overnight stops during a road trip or just a camping trip for a weekend or longer. However, there are proper camping rules that every camper should follow to help keep a positive environment for everyone.

In this article I am going to go over the different rules for camping. I will be covering camping etiquette for campgrounds, group camping, dispersed camping, camping in an RV, and camping with dogs and kids.

Visiting Fort De Soto Park In St. Petersburg, Florida

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One of the first places my husband and I went to was the beach. We both love being by the water so when we planned our first trip as a couple to Florida we knew we had to take advantage of being that close to the water. During the time we were there us and […]

Guide to Rock Island State Park, Tennessee

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As we were on our way to Fall Creek Falls I decided to do a quick stop at Rock Island State Park. It was on our way there and I just couldn’t help but take advantage of the opportunity that it was so close to our destination. Off we went searching for the Twin Falls […]