A Weekend on Lake Lewisville

Last weekend we had such a pleasant weekend at Lake Lewisville in North Texas that I just had to share it. We had planned an October lakefront camping weekend with some friends back in August, and was looking forward to some cool fall weather and campsite fun. Well, the weather showed up in true Texas…

Camping On A Budget

Camping on a budget is one of the most exciting ways to get away. Camping used to be a necessity, a way to go fishing and hunting, how people vacationed on a budget in the U.S. or where people go to be free. Free of the city in some cases, and in these times, free…

Summer Camping Tips To Beat The Heat

Summer is a time to explore, to hit the road, find new places and experience the great outdoors. But let’s face it… summer can be just plain hot sometimes! Camping near a swimming hole sure helps, but what else can a camper do to beat the summer heat? Camping in the Summer Heat There are…

Best Campers in 2022

What people want in a camper that will fit their needs and wants covers a broad range of features. This article focuses on campers, not motorhomes. Recreation Vehicle, or RV, covers all terms including motorhomes, camper trailers, popups, etc. RV is used to describe all of these vehicles. A camper trailer is a trailer pulled…

Making Lake Water Potable

When exploring the great outdoors, people have to plan on having enough water for drinking. If you are taking long hikes where there is no water, you have to carry your own, and water is heavy. If you plan on hiking around lakes and rivers, there are a few ways to make that water potable. …

Replacing Trailer Lights is Easy

Replacing the lights on your trailer isn’t hard, but it can be a little scary if you don’t know what you’re doing. The good news is that replacing trailer lights doesn’t require any electrical experience or special skills, and it can be done in just a few simple steps.  The first step to replacing your…

Best Pocket Flashlight in 2022

A compact and reliable flashlight can be a fantastic addition to your pocket every single day, or a great backup item for your vehicle, tackle box, toolbox or camping gear. If you’re looking for the best pocket flashlight, you’ve come to the right place. In our opinion, the perfect mix of brightness, reliability and affordability…