September 26th, 2013 | No Comments »

Preparing for your trip includes booking a place to stay, a way to get there, and things to do. It also includes packing, and finding a way to make the entire process as enjoyable as possible. This means planning for the worst is crucial. Travel insurance and traveler’s checks can help you prevent catastrophic situations from becoming worse. Medical problems, lost baggage, cancelled plans, lost money, and identity theft can happen without the proper planning and precautions, and their effects are damaging without adequate insurance….

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September 20th, 2013 | No Comments »

Have you seen our Pinterest board lately? If not, and you’re about to head out for a camping trip, it might not be a bad idea. From aesthetically captivating shots of our views, cabins, and rooms to cool ideas, tips, and news about the camping industry. Infographics, camping lifesavers, and local events await your arrival. Of course, one could get lost in Pinterest for hours, and we get that. To help plan your camping trip Pinterest style, We’ve compiled a list of our favorite Pinterest…

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September 16th, 2013 | No Comments »

An underrated and tremendously romantic honeymoon trip is a reclusive getaway or a cozy camping trip. Perfect for not only the outdoorsy couple, a camping trip consists of traditional and loving gestures and settings. Instead of cutting wedding costs and frantically saving for a quixotic tropical honeymoon, consider a honeymoon that removes you from distractions; spend time together, with nothing but nature to entertain you. After all, you have a long time ahead of you to try new things. Once you’ve decided on a location,…

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September 13th, 2013 | No Comments »

Smoky Mountain National Park is a great getaway for any season. Take advantage of low or mid-season specials at inns, restaurants, attractions. You can have an amazing time, while saving money; it’s a win-win. First, figure out the ideal season for you to go, and browse our specials according to your preferred time of year. Just remember, the earlier you book the better, for a few reasons. For one, you’ll have a much wider selection if you book in advance, and for another, you’ll have…

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September 2nd, 2013 | No Comments »

Four Seasons of Gatlinburg, TN! Set inside the Gorgeous Smoky Mountains is the cozy, welcoming town of Gatlinburg. Home to an array of vacation homes and cabins, Gatlinburg is the place to go if your goal is to fall off the grid for a bit. Customize your trip to fit your lifestyle and commit to experiencing the hidden gem that is Gatlinburg, TN. Regardless of the season you plan to visit, you’ll have an amazing time. However, you want to book a few months in…

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August 26th, 2013 | No Comments »

The overexposed phrase “if you fail to plan, you plan to fail” applies pretty well to a group camping trip, especially if you’re going with kids. A checklist will make your life much easier, and thankfully, Eastern Mountain Sports has provided an awesome infographic and the perfect checklist to print (see below)! Getting a checklist together is actually fun if you start prepping early, it builds anticipation and ensures you have a successful and fun camping trip. There’s nothing worse than forgetting a crucial item…

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