A How-To Guide For Successful Camping Vacations

A Bit Nervous About Camping? These Tips Will Set You At Ease! Whether you sleep in a tent, an RV or under the stars, taking a camping trip is a great way to escape the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life. Getting away from it all can be rejuvenating and fun with just a little know-how. Here are a number of tips for improving and enhancing your next camping trip. Make sure you pack shower shoes for everyone in your party if you are camping at a public campground. They are great for those nighttime runs to the bushes when you need to use the restroom, even though not only will they protect your feet from the bacteria on the shower floor. They can be old flip flops, Crocs, or even slip-ons. Prior to leaving, take a few minutes to make a checklist of everything that you need. There is nothing worse than getting to a campsite and then finding out that you don't have what you need to be comfortable. A checklist is a great aid as you are packing. Before you leave so you have plenty of time, try to start getting thing's together several days. If you are planning any kind of backcountry camping, a must carry item is a fire starter kit. If you are in a survival situation, fire is a way to cook, keep you warm, purify water, and signal for help. Many camping stores sell fire starters that can be used when wet and do not require any fuel. Also, try making fire when you are not in a survival situation so you know you can do it if the need arises. While you have this vision of a fun-filled camping trip, many times scrapes and cuts just seem to come with all that fun. And it's always better to be safe than sorry, be sure you take a first-aid kit with you into nature because accidents just happen. Hopefully, it will stay packed safely away, but you will have the peace of mind that you are prepared if something does happen. Unless you are going to be spending a significant amount of time camping, buying expensive sleeping bags is really unnecessary. Even if your old and musty sleeping bag is rated for below freezing temperatures, it is excellent padding for the ground even when it is hot outside and you will feel comfortable sleeping on it. Introduce yourselves to other families camping in your immediate area, as a means of being social and more apt to help each other out. If another crew arrives after you've set up, offer to help with their tent or equipment. If something goes awry during the trip for anyone, it's much easier to ask for help from somebody who was courteous enough to introduce themselves. A big concern with many people who go camping is the bugs. Do not get stuck in the middle of nowhere without having some sort of bug repellant. Check your surroundings before setting up camp for any wasp nests or ant hills that could cause you problems. Wear long pants and long-sleeved whenever possible and inspect yourself for ticks occasionally. When it is time for you to go to sleep, it is a good idea to put the coolers that you brought along into your vehicle. Bears have become quite savvy these days and have figured out that these coolers usually carry food items and this will attract them to your campsite. Remember, when you are camping you will not have access to many kitchen luxuries. At most, you will have a can opener as well as a basic burner. Even better are things that need very little preparation, like peanut butter sandwiches, though this means canned foods make a great meal. When you go camping, be sure to have a few activities in mind other than just... "camping". The camping experience is enriched by exploring, things, hiking and swimming like that. Be sure to engage in some of these other activities so that you have the fullest camping experience you've ever had. A Swiss Army Knife is a tool that no camper should be without when camping. A Swiss Army Knife contains many useful tools including a screwdriver, a pair of tweezers, a screwdriver as well as a knife. This ingenious tool will come in handy many times during your camping trip. Try practicing pitching a tent in your backyard or some other open space, before you even leave your camping trip. People do not know how difficult pitching a tent can be you do not want to get to camp and realize you have no idea what you are doing. Practice makes perfect! Take along a battery operated radio when camping. A radio will keep you up-to-date on any late-breaking weather and news reports. A radio will also give you entertainment during those quiet evenings sitting around the campfire. Or if you prefer, pack a guitar for you and your campers' enjoyment. Make sure that your tent is ready before dark if you don't plan to sleep under the stars. Some camping locations get very dark and this can make setting up your campsite nearly impossible. You also never know when something could go wrong during set-up, such as a broken pole or a sudden tear in your tent. Duct tape can be a camper's very best friend. When disaster strikes on a camping trip, a roll of heavy-duty duct tape will usually save the day. Duct tape will hold back the water if the tent fabric needs patching in the rain. When tent poles need reinforcing, the duct tape will provide support. Do you have holes in your tennis shoes? Duct tape right over it. Whatever the mishap, a roll of duct tape is sure to help! Be aware of the wildlife where you are setting up camp. You do not want to set up in a place where the opossums, racoons and skunks have already called home. Learn the signs of the animals so you can find a safe place to set up camp without worrying as much about these animals at night. You may think it is not necessary to bring a nice sleeping bag if you will be camping in a warm area. That is a huge mistake as many areas cool off considerably at night. Secondly, a sleeping bag helps to mitigate uneven or rocky ground, allowing for more comfortable sleep. Pack your food properly to avoid food poisoning. Bring preserved foods and foods that don't spoil easily. Bring a lot of ice, and don't forget to drain your cooler. No matter how you do it, camping is a thoroughly enjoyable way to spend your vacation. It can offer great relaxation, inspiration and even teach us a lot about our environment. 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