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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I think we’re all pretty familiar with carabiners. You don’t even have to be into rock climbing to have a few of these lying around that you take out when you go hiking or backpacking. I love these things and have them in different sizes, like most outdoor enthusiasts. But the Firebiner takes things to
Occupying the majority of the Southern Rocky Mountains, in addition to the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau, the state of Colorado is situated in the Southwestern United States (as well as the Western U.S.) and is part of the group of states that make up the Mountain States. Boasting an unbelievable number of pristine
One of the true gems of the American Southwest, New Mexico is an outdoorsman’s nirvana—a state with a wide variety of great camping spots boasting amenities galore. A very large state in terms of total area, New Mexico is the fifth-most extensive U.S. state, and the 36th most populous (out of 50), making it one
So, you’ve seen the photos of campers lounging in their hammocks with amazing scenic vistas at their feet and you’re ready to ditch that tent and sleeping bag. I don’t blame you. Hammocks are super comfortable and you don’t have the extra expense (and weight) of a sleeping pad weighing down your backpack. But getting
Whether you are car camping or spending the night in a park or elsewhere with friends or family, a good sleeping bag is definitely something that you will need for camping. And unlike backpackers, you don’t have to focus on only the lightweight options. Instead, you can select something that gives you the comfort you
Whether you are frugal or just up for adventure, there is something special about car camping. A lot of the time, it’s just convenient and in some places it is the best way to wake up to the most awe-inspiring surroundings. If you’ve ever visited Yosemite, then you know that car camping beats staying outside the
If you are going out camping, backpacking or hiking, then you will probably need to get a decent little camp cookstove that you can carry with you in your pack. I’ve looked at a lot of these things read more than my share of the best portable camping stoves reviews and comparison guides out there.
Growing up, my earliest camping memory is shivering in the freezing cold up against my mom in a drafty tent. I was young and we were on a camping trip with my aunt and uncle. Other than the cold, the only other things that I remember are the insane number of rocks that it felt