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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June 19th, 2013 | No Comments »

Camping improves your health in that it reduces your stress and lets you escape the catalysts of mental fatigue, but that only works if you plan accordingly and pack carefully. Some of the biggest camping fails occur from forgotten staples and inadequate preparation. You should be melting your stress away, not building onto it, which is why you need a thorough camping checklist. When you plan a trip to one of our cabins, consult the tips below. We promise, this post will make your camping…

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May 14th, 2013 | No Comments »

When you travel to Chalet Village in Gaitlinburg, TN, you will see that our cabins are equipped with basic amenities you’ll need for a comfortable trip. But, even though we’ve provided our guests with ideal lodging accommodations, there will still be a need for suitcases. Some delight in the packing task and are quite expert at it, while others follow the shove it in and close method. Either way, doing a bit of thinking ahead can help. One of the easiest ways to determine how…

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