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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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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July 29th, 2013 | No Comments »

For some, camping is a new venture, a reset button, a way to relax and enjoy some time away from reality. For others, it’s an old past time, and they’ve seen many changes through the years… but one thing will always remain: camping is a great way to truly experience life. No matter what changes, camping will always be good for you. So what’s difference? The answer is convenience and technology. Think about it, everything is digital now. The map, the compass, whatever you could…

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July 1st, 2013 | No Comments »

Going away for a summer holiday is arguably the best part about being in your prime. When you work hard, you get to play hard, especially on an awesome camping trip. A camping getaway is killer fun, but throw celebrating our country’s independence into the mix… and it’s bound to be a great time. Of course, the fun is what you make it and what you want to do, but you’ll find great some great ideas on Pinterest. To get started, you can find essential…

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