The perception that people have of camping is boredom mixed with insect bites and camp food. That is not way it has to be. You can have a great time, eat great food and avoid those pesky bugs if you plan properly. Read on to find out more.
Although you might assume the woods will offer you plenty of firewood for your camping needs, nature may surprise you with rain-soaked logs or wood that will not easily ignite. It’s smart to bring your own wood and make sure it stays in a dry area.
If you have a new tent, practice setting it up at home before your trip. That way, you will know that the tent is complete and will understand the assembly process. This will also eliminate some of the frustration associated with setting up a tent.
Check the weather updates for the camping site that you choose to go to. There are lots of excellent websites that you can use for a weather forecast and they can give you an idea of what to expect. With the right weather information, you can be prepared with the proper clothing and equipment. [Read more…]