There are two kinds of people in the world—those who relish the idea of camping with their kiddos, and those who are filled with anxiety at the idea of carting their kids into the wild.
While the idea of roughing it with little ones can be intimidating, with proper prep and planning your child’s first camping experience can be magical and can set them up for a lifelong love affair with the great outdoors.
We all know hiking provides excellent physical exercise…but you might be surprised to learn just how good hiking is for your mental health.
Today we’re going to explore 5 ways getting outdoors can improve your mental health and wellness.
Something indescribably magical happens to regular, grocery store goods on a camping trip—ask any avid camper and they’ll tell you meals prepared in the outdoors taste infinitely better.
Like, significantly better than when cooked indoors.
I don’t understand it. I cannot explain it. But I know with 100% certainty that this statement is true.
Is there anything better than immersing yourself in mother nature by camping? Don’t get me wrong—I love a good day hike as much as the next outdoorsperson, but there is something transformational about living in the great outdoors…even if only for a single night.
It’s important to remember to be a good steward of the earth when you’re out in it, and it doesn’t matter if you’re at a relatively populated campground or alone on the trail. One of the best ways to honor the outdoor experience is to take care of the animals who call the wilderness home.
I know we aren’t alone when we say 2021 can’t get here fast enough. It’s as though the whole world is holding its breath...counting down the seconds until 2020 is in the rearview mirror and the future suddenly becomes the present.
We wanted to give you something to look forward to in the new year and decided to compile a list of dreamy hiking locales full of breathtaking views and soul-inspiring vistas. Let’s take a look and get inspired.