family camping:

Created on Fri Sep 30, 2011
When another "Top 10 Best" feature in a magazine lands in my paws, I'm probably just as put off and pulled in as anybody with a moment of disdain and wonder: did my beloved _____ make the list? ...
My buds bombed my inbox a few times this summer. Several of them hit the backroads of the American west on solo trips, just Dad and the kids. Nearly every one told me some variation of this: "Just ...
Oh, come on now, it looks much more complicated than it really is. Though they're atypical, roof top tents could very well be the answer to the comfort woes of those who don't approve of sleeping on ...
I wanted to title this, "The S'mores That Are Probably Better Than Sex" but decided that might be too strong. And likely inaccurate. Say not another word about it, Mark. Not one more . . .
By now, everyone should know about the upsides of bringing a "kid's tent" for a play area. But when is the time right for kids to sleep the whole night in their own tent? Like many families with ...
If it's one thing Adventure Parents is all about, it's the parents. Not the kids. They're spoiled enough, right? The Sealander amphibious camping trailer just slid into my inbox from a friend, and, ...
If you too are scratching your head at these recent hinting aromas of autumn, like school bus exhaust, and asking, "What happened to summer?" you and I are in the same boat. Unbelievable. School's ...
In April, my wife, Brooke, and I hosted a discussion-presentation on family adventure travel at Overland Expo, and if there's anything that I learned from that, it's everyone has their own wildly ...
Every parent who wants to get more exercise, keep up with their desire for, say, backpacking, or hit that goal to compete in a triathlon (or insert your own goal), wonders how other parents do it. ...
Anyone who's pulled off a long term camping road trip with the family understands that it's not always high on stoke and low on tantrums. Thankfully, the most thrilling parts of a trip actually come ...
I resisted a minivan for years. Instead I preferred to shove a kid, a dog, a weeks worth of camping/outdoor gear (and on one occasion 3 chickens) into or on top of our wagon. There was zero floor ...
Yes, cardboard box. What? Why are you laughing? Because I receive a good number of emails about our 12-volt fridge/freezer that we have in our truck, I posted earlier five things you should know ...
courtesy of Donna Stewart Ah, Utah. Utah, Utah, Utah. You look so lovely today. Now check out Darren and Donna's 1964 Canned Ham trailer they scored on eBay. Like most of us first time parents with ...
Much as I appreciate dirtbagging, and much as I appreciate my own outfitted truck, I don't see much wrong with just browsing the menu from time to time. At the end of the day, or, rather, come my ...
Created on Mon May 2, 2011
Photo via saddletramps You might know about my little fondness for campers. Vehicles with not just living space on board, but a sense of style that taps into the heart of your inner creature (or your ...
I know all the usual responses to why many families - not all, just many - avoid camping based adventure trips. "Can't stand bugs." "Cold sucks." "I hate it when my kids get so dirty." And surely ...

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