Not everyone is a dyed in the wool camper and not all campers want a rustic outdoor experience. There are as many preferences for camping styles as there are people and that is why we like to offer cabin rentals in addition to campsites. [Read more…]
It’s a trend these days and we see lots of ideas for what to cook inside those shiny little pillows of deliciousness. They are easy too, and perfect for camping. You can cut most of the vegetables at home and bring them with you or make them up early in the day so you can play. [Read more…]
One of the things that RV years have a problem with is squeaking in their RV. There is nothing more disconcerting than arriving at your destination and setting up on your campsite when you’re slides screech and groan as they extend. It’s enough to make every loyal RV year cringe. [Read more…]
There are several types of air pumps available and the prices can range quite a bit. You’ll mainly be deciding between a hand pump, an electric pump, or a battery operated pump.
The differences between them can be substantial. [Read more…]
With humidity comes the possibility of mildew and that is something that can damage your camping equipment. We’ve seen a few remedies that may help you stave off the problem of too much moisture and will share some of them in hopes they help you. [Read more…]
Your camping gear works hard for you and over time can really take a beating. You can extend the life of most of your gear with a good maintenance and cleaning system. One of the best ways to do this is to thoroughly clean and dry your gear as soon as you get home and before you pack it all away. Putting it away dirty can lead to mold, mildew, and weakened areas in your tent, backpacks, and sleeping bags. [Read more…]
The best time to clean your cast iron is when it is still hot and you should never use soap or anything abrasive such as steel wool.
The easiest method of cleaning your cast iron is to boil some water at the same time you are making dinner. When you are finished cooking in your cast iron pan, pour some boiling water in. Use a rubber coated spatula to slowly stir and scrape any remaining bits of food of the bottom of the pan. [Read more…]
Sleeping bags are among the most important requirements when you are planning a camping vacation. The obvious advantage of having an efficient sleeping bag is that you can sleep comfortably at night and wake up fresh the next morning and isn’t that what a vacation is all about? Rest and relaxation. An ideal bag for a relaxing sleep should be one which is durable, versatile and comfortable to sleep in. [Read more…]
Flavor is a very personal thing and some campers like to really turn up the volume on the flavor of their food while others like theirs slightly more mild. Dry rubs are a way of adding flavor before you cook food on the grill and, of course, everyone has one they think is the best. [Read more…]
Camping is that time of year when you get to spend time with the people who matter most. You don’t have to set an alarm and you can stay up late. There are many exciting things to do with children when you go camping and one of them is creating a treasure hunt. If this sounds like something you and your children would enjoy, use the following tips to help you set up a fun adventure. [Read more…]