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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cold weather camping

How Do We Lose Heat While Camping And How To Prevent It

If you love spending time in the great outdoors, you might worry about the dangers of wildlife and natural disasters. However, you might not worry too much about cold weather, especially if you prefer camping in the warmer months of the year. The Farmer’s Almanac explains that more people die from hypothermia in the summer

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man camping with a dog

Guest Post: Tips For Taking Your Dog Camping

Going camping and experiencing the great outdoors is one of my favorite activities. Camping with my dog elevates the enjoyment of the experience significantly. It’s like taking your dog to the biggest dog park they’ve ever been to! To make the experience as enjoyable as possible, I think it is best to be prepared for

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Bruneau sand dunes

5 Best Camping Spots in Idaho

Located in the northwest region of the United States, Idaho is one of the most beautiful states in America and a literal playground for outdoor and camping enthusiasts. Idaho, with its rugged majesty projecting in every direction, is surrounded by the states of Montana to the east and northeast, Wyoming to the east, Nevada and

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21 Most Beautiful Fall Camping Spots in the USA

Are you itching to indulge in the unbridled beauty of rolling garnet and amber hills? Fall is here, and for anyone thirsting for fire­-lit nights under the stars and the crunching of forest leaves beneath their feet there is no shortage of sights to see. The U.S.A. is home to some of the most breathtaking

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Stock Up On Gear At REI’s Anniversary Sale Through May 29

If you’re in need of some new gear for your summer adventures, if just want to stock up for later in the year, then you don’t want to miss out on REI’s anniversary sale that started yesterday. For 2017, it runs through May 29th and you can get all sorts of awesome gear and outdoor

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Starved Rock State Park

5 Best State Parks for Camping in Illinois

If you’re looking for magnificent camping opportunities near the middle portion of this great country, Illinois is definitely the place to be.  Whether you’re interested in a rustic and rugged experience among the state’s tall trees, or more of a “glamping” adventure on the shores of Lake Michigan, Illinois is the perfect spot for your

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