Camping is one of the most popular outdoor activities that people enjoy today. Its no surprise: who can resist spending all day and night in the out of doors? There’s nothing like the beauty and wonder of nature, hiking in the mountains, fishing in a stream for your supper and roasting marshmallows over a campfire.
Here are some of the best websites to find camping sites and provide camping tips for beginning campers. Whether you are a new or experienced camper, these websites are helpful and fun to make your next camping trip even better!
Find the best camping spots
At ReserveAmerica you can make reservations to stay at many campgrounds across the U.S.A.. They state they are the “largest provider of campsite reservations in North America” and have done more than 4 million transactions a year. You can find a camping spot, get camping gear, get a hunting or fishing license and see a map of the camping grounds all at ReserveAmerica. A very convenient and easy to use website ideal for campers.
Visit this camping website http://www.reserveamerica.com
How to Camp Out
Provides useful hints for camping and hiking
How to Camp Out shows you useful tips on both camping and hiking. If you are new to camping or haven’t camped in awhile, this website could be very helpful to you. There are a variety of helpful sections from Clothing, Stoves and Cooking, The Camp, Tents, Small Parties, Large Party and Getting ready. While this website isn’t one of the fancier ones we’ve seen, give them a chance as they offer some great camping tips! Tips are illustrated with simple diagrams to make them easy to understand.
Visit this camping website http://www.howtocampout.org/
Free Camping Recipes
How to Cook when Camping and Backpacking
This website is an ideal one to visit if you have a camping trip planned. You’ll find many delicious recipes perfect for cooking just at the campsite. There are breakfast, lunch, snacks, dinners, desserts, bread and more. Cooking when you’re camping is a bit different from cooking at home on your stove or oven. Free Camping Recipes is a great website for any beginning or advanced camper who wants that delicious meal at their campsite. You’ll be sure to find some new favorite campsite meals to try with your family.
Visit this camping website http://www.free-camping-recipes.com/camp-cooking.html
Beginner Camping Tips
12 Steps to Tent Camping
This is a website for an e-book about tent camping. Not only will you find an e-book full of helpful hints available for purchase, but you’ll also find a large selection of camping how to articles at this website. Read Camping Tips for New Parents, Backpack Tent Tips, Trail Hiking Tips for Beginner Base and Backpack Campers and many other articles. An ideal website for the beginning camper but also a great website for the more advanced camper who would like to learn more. The e-book is for sale but the article section is available to everyone free of charge.
Visit this camping website http://beginnercampingtips.com/e-guide.html
The Beginners Guide to Camping
A How-to Video for Campers Who’ve Never Camped Before
This website offers a how to video ideal for beginning campers. You’ll find a sample of the video at the website so you can “try before you buy.” The video has won several awards (listed at the website). Read their helpful Equipment Checklist so you know that you’ve got everything you need for your camping trip. Helpful camping links are also available at this website. This is a great website for beginning campers or anyone who hasn’t camped in awhile – many like to learn through video and it is useful to be able to see everything explained step by step right in front of you.
Visit this camping website http://www.beginnersguidetocamping.com/
Hike Camp Fish
Information on hiking, camping and fishing
Hike Camp Fish is an active blog all about (I’m sure you can guess…) hiking, camping and fishing. This is certainly a website you’ll want to visit if you’re planning a camping trip! On our recent visit we found articles such as Five (Less Traditional) Reasons to Enjoy Camping, 5 Hiking Etiquette Tips That Will Prevent Any Possible Rudeness and Three Things the Rookie Camper Needs to Know. The website is well organized with great categories and lots of content. Many campers also like to hike and fish, so all topics will easily be of interest to most visitors.
Visit this camping website http://www.hikecampfish.com/
Camping Tips and Gear
Guide to Camping and Gear Tips
You’ll be pleased at all of the helpful hints to be found at Camping Tips and Gear. There is a Camping for Beginners section and also Planning for Camping. There is also a great section explaining how to pick your ideal Camping Spot. Other sections feature how to pick Choosing a Tent, Camping with Kids, Camping Safety Tips, Campfire Cooking, Hiking Safety and more. You’ll find helpful Camping Videos at this website to explain camping tips step by step. A great website for anyone new to camping to visit.
Visit this camping website http://www.campingtipsandgear.com/