Camping with kids

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Camping with kids

It's so much fun taking my kids camping and getting to share with them some of the experiences I got to have as a kid. You definitely have to modify your plans a little and bring a ton more stuff with you, but it's worth it to see the look on your kids' faces when they get to build a campfire or spend the night staring at the stars (and not at the TV). This site is dedicated to making camping with kids easier and more fun for everyone involved, with tips and product suggestions. It's time to start planning your next trip!

Who’s Ready to Glamp? 5 Signs It’s Time to Upgrade From a Tent to a Camper Trailer

If you currently go camping in tent, you may be wondering if you should upgrade to a camper trailer. That is a pretty big jump, but it takes you from camping to "glamping". If you aren't familiar with the term glamping, it's a combination of the words glamour and camping, and it typically involves starting with a nice trailer. Here are the top signs it's time for you to upgrade. Read More 

How to Make a Cheap Caravan Out of an Old Delivery Van or Mini Van

If you don't have enough money to buy a caravan, don't fret. Instead, consider taking your next journey in a modified van. If you can find a cheap old minivan or delivery van, a few adjustments can easily turn it into a home on wheels. Here's what you need to do: 1. Insulate your van Whether you are camping in the hot sun or cool nighttime temps, you are likely to be overly hot or too cold in a regular van. Read More 

Hygiene Options for Camping or Sleeping Rough

If you are planning on a holiday camping trip that won't have regular access to showers and a plumbed bathroom, it is important to consider how you will deal with personal hygiene. While public toilets can be found in most town centres it is less common to find public showers. Here are some of your options. Hygiene wipes Hygiene wipes are relatively versatile in that they can often be used to clean your body as well as for toileting. Read More