Plan Your Next Camping Adventure

Looking to spend the night out under the stars? Let the Active Weekender team help you plan the perfect camping trip.

We have guides for the first-time camper, as well as the more experienced camping enthusiasts. 

Below you’ll find our recommendations for must-have camping gear, ideas on where to spend your next camping trip, what to eat when you’re camping, and more camping guides.

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Tips For Camping In The Rain

Nothing can spoil a beautiful outdoor camping adventure much like rain. After you have made your plans, waited patiently yet anxiously for the weekend to arrive, packed and loaded your car and made the long drive to your camping destination and campsite, you begin to see the low, black, threatening clouds overhead—clouds filled with rain

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Tent Footprint vs. Tarp: What’s The Difference?

Tent camping is a pursuit enjoyed by millions of people around the globe. Each and every year carloads of these hearty individuals make their way to some outdoor nirvana to spend a few nights out under the stars, and each relies on their tent to protect them from the elements as they slumber away. However,

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yeti cooler on river bank

Why Are Yeti Coolers So Expensive? (And Are They Worth It?)

Campers and other outdoors people use coolers to keep their drinks and snacks cold when they are enjoying the wide open skies. Coolers also serve a variety of other purposes, and are even used in certain facets of the medical field. And when it comes to coolers, nobody does it better than YETI. Since their

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Types of Backpacks for Outdoor Adventures

There are many different types of backpacks for your outdoor adventures, from various types of daypacks to large backpacks that are perfect for overnight trips. In this article we will highlight several different types of backpacks that are perfect for the great outdoors, and provide a brief yet detailed description of each type of backpack.

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picnic cooler at beach

How To Make Ice Last Longer In Your Cooler

Do you have a big camping trip coming up in the near future? Are you planning to visit the beach for a couple of days or maybe head to the park for a quiet and relaxing picnic? If so, these are all occasions in which you will probably require a cooler or ice chest—a device

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woman backpacking in national park

How To Pack A Tent for Backpacking The Right Way

If you enjoy the camping experience, especially those experiences in which you will need to take a long backpacking trek into the wilderness, the following article may be for you. Backpacking is one of the most well-loved activities of outdoorsmen the world over. No other experience is as basic and fundamental as trudging through the

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