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Free Camping? Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, camping and outdoor adventures have increased in popularity. You may have noticed that there is less availability at campgrounds when you try to make a reservation, and costs have gone up significantly.  Luckily, there is such a thing as free camping and there are way more free camping opportunities in the United States than you might think. The trade off for lack of campground amenities is more privacy, more adventure, and typically more incredible views! However, keep in mind that at these free campsites, you will be dispersed camping. You will need to be self-contained and be fully prepared...

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Summer is Here! It is finally June and camping season is in full swing! There is something absolutely magical about being out in nature again, enjoying outdoor activities and late nights spent around the campfire with friends and family.  Unfortunately, summertime is also when ALL the bugs are out. Don’t let mosquitoes, ticks, flies, gnats or any other bugs ruin your camping trip though! There are ways to minimize these pesky nuisances. Tips for Keeping Bugs Away Listed below are the best tips from the KOA, The Geeky Camper and the Mosquito Squad on how to effectively keep bugs away during your camping...

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Camping Season Summer is just around the corner, which means camping season is in full swing! On our blog, we talk a lot about all the adventurous outdoor activities you can partake in while camping, such as hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, bouldering/rock climbing, etc. What about all the time in-between those activities when you are relaxing with family and friends at your campsite? Well, that’s our favorite time to play games! So, today we are going to go over some fun camping games that are perfect for the whole family! Camping Games Camping is such a great experience because it gets...

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Spring is Almost Here! In addition to the challenges of COVID-19, this has also been an usually cold and snowy winter. If you are anything like us, we bet you are itching to get back outside and enjoy nature again. Spring is slowly making its way into focus and as soon as all the snow melts, and you might be thinking camping sounds like a great idea. Well, you are right! Spring is often a less crowded time to go camping than summer or fall, and you get to admire the gorgeous transition of the lush scenery. However, the weather...

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Fall in Alabama Most people rave about the fall colors up North, and while we agree that the North is beautiful this time of year, so is the South! We may be biased, but our home state of Alabama offers stunning fall views, and the absolute best way to enjoy those views is by going on weekend camping trips! One spot that we highly recommend visiting this season is DeSoto State Park   One of DeSoto State Park's Trails, Alapark About DeSoto State Park Encompassing 3,502-acres, DeSoto State Park is nestled atop beautiful Lookout Mountain in scenic Northeast Alabama. This area is...

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