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Tips for preparing for your first camping trip | Tuffy Security News

Tips for preparing for your first camping trip | Tuffy Security News | Camping Tips and Ideas | Scoop.it
Here are a few tips to make sure your first camping trip is a success: Team up. One of the best ways to ensure you enjoy your first camping experience is to tag along with a more-experienced friend. That way, you can test run ...
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Camping Tips and Ideas
Camping tips, recipes and ideas for the beginner and seasoned veteran. Whether you RV, park a seasonal trailer, tent, backpack or travel with a trailer you'll find something of value on a daily basis.  I'll also sprinkle in some great photos of #campfires, #smores and breathtaking views.  I invited you to also follow along on twitter at www.twitter.com/stephencrewson
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7 Expert Camping Hacks

7 Expert Camping Hacks | Camping Tips and Ideas | Scoop.it
From pitching a tent to making pizzas on the campfire, here’s how to make your trip better.
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I had to laugh when I read these tips.  Item 2: 'Good Ground is Key'.  I remember camping at a music festival.  The only location was in a farmer's field, a field that was far from level.  The funny thing is though that my wife and I had some of the best sleeps.  It was the most comfortable sleeping environment I thing we have ever had camping.

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3 Things That Won’t Help You Stay Awake While Driving Your RV

3 Things That Won’t Help You Stay Awake While Driving Your RV | Camping Tips and Ideas | Scoop.it
Don't hit the road for a long trip before you check out these three surprising things that won't help you stay awake while driving your RV.  3 Things That Won’t Help You Stay Awake While Driving Your RV appeared first on www.DoItYourselfRV.com...
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This is a great title for the article.  It definitely caught my attention.  I highly encourage you to read it.

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5 Ways Camping Can Improve Your Health

5 Ways Camping Can Improve Your Health | Camping Tips and Ideas | Scoop.it
Did you know camping has so many amazing benefits for your health?
5 Ways Camping Can Improve Your Health appeared first on www.DoItYourselfRV.com
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The fact is that when we move away from the screen into the outdoors while camping, hiking, geocaching etc. we benefit in many ways from physical health to mental health.

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5 Idiot Proof Ways To Stay Green On Your Next RVing Trip

5 Idiot Proof Ways To Stay Green On Your Next RVing Trip | Camping Tips and Ideas | Scoop.it
Do you camp with an eye toward the environment?
5 Idiot Proof Ways To Stay Green On Your Next RVing Trip appeared first on www.DoItYourselfRV.com
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A straightforward list of green ideas.  Nothing new here but worth a look just in case.  Climate talks are definitely increasing and you can do your part.

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The Complete Guide To RV Crock-Pot Cooking

The Complete Guide To RV Crock-Pot Cooking | Camping Tips and Ideas | Scoop.it
Simplify meal time with RV crock-pot cooking. From stews to deserts and nearly everything in between, crock-pots make delicious meals with little effort.
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Cooking is a lot of work at home let alone when you're on the road.  This is a great article to help you simplify your life while traveling.

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Hiking Safety Tips for You and Your Dog

Hiking Safety Tips for You and Your Dog | Camping Tips and Ideas | Scoop.it
Hiking can be a wonderful activity and also great exercise for dog owners and their canine companions.
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5 practical tip on how to keep you and your dog safe while hiiking.

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Pups With Tents: Rustic Tips To Remember When Camping With Dogs - PetGuide

Pups With Tents: Rustic Tips To Remember When Camping With Dogs - PetGuide | Camping Tips and Ideas | Scoop.it
Many people love getting in touch with nature, For Kevin Roberts, camping with his pack is a cherished part of life as well as a great Canadian pastime.
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This is a helpful and lengthy blog post.  One of the tips includes pre-camping tips on grooming your dog.

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Summer Renovations Part 6 – Completing the Custom RV Daybed

Summer Renovations Part 6 – Completing the Custom RV Daybed | Camping Tips and Ideas | Scoop.it
Let’s Make the Daybed Look Pretty In a previous blog post, I detailed the construction of my custom RV daybed platform. It consists of mostly plywood held together with screws and pine lumber.
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Are you handy? Are you needing ideas for your RV? Check out these tips

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Best Cleaning Supplies to Keep in Your RV

Best Cleaning Supplies to Keep in Your RV | Camping Tips and Ideas | Scoop.it
Best Cleaning Supplies to Keep in Your RV http://t.co/EqXOb4ZKqa
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This is a good simple list to help you avoid the frustration of forgetting something on your next road trip.

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The basics of no-stress camping for the whole family - Today.com

The basics of no-stress camping for the whole family - Today.com | Camping Tips and Ideas | Scoop.it
Hoda and cohost Meredith Vieira gather around the campfire with Kim Orlando, CEO of travelingmom.com, to talk about the must-haves for a camping trip that will keep the kids happy and your stress low.
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Can Stress free and camping be used in the same sentence?  Can these really go together?  Learn more from the Today Show.

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Family Camping: A Breath of Fresh Air for Kids - Huffington Post

Family Camping: A Breath of Fresh Air for Kids - Huffington Post | Camping Tips and Ideas | Scoop.it
Of course, there are other ways to moderate screen time and move the kids outside for Vitamin D and physical activity. But as I hear the delighted shrieks of children having fun, I know that camping is one very good way.
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"Camping gives kids rare and important free time. Parents leave the schedules at home, and kids have a voice in what they want to do. Hit the playground or the lake? Go fishing? Play wiffle ball? Take a bike ride or hike with the family? Almost every option amounts to good, unstructured fun. Experts say that unstructured play, especially when it's kid-directed, is great for kids. It builds confidence, stimulates creativity, and helps them discover new interests."

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"Camping gives kids rare and important free time. Parents leave the schedules at home, and kids have a voice in what they want to do. Hit the playground or the lake? Go fishing? Play wiffle ball? Take a bike ride or hike with the family? Almost every option amounts to good, unstructured fun. Experts say that unstructured play, especially when it's kid-directed, is great for kids. It builds confidence, stimulates creativity, and helps them discover new interests."

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Family Camping: A Great Way To Bond

Family Camping: A Great Way To Bond | Camping Tips and Ideas | Scoop.it
Family Camping can be an enjoyable and family bonding exercise. Learn how your family can participate in it.
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I totally agree with the title of this post.

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45 tips for a successful family roadtrip | News From The Trail

45 tips for a successful family roadtrip | News From The Trail | Camping Tips and Ideas | Scoop.it
RT @ThousandTrails: Pack up your car/RV & hit the road! Check out these 45 tips for a successful family roadtrip: http://t.co/jOqV2XB56a ht…
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"A cross-country road trip is the best way to get the family together and experience all the beauty the United States has to offer. Sadly, these trips are infamous due to confined quarters, stress, and boredom experienced by driver and passengers alike. To ensure a better experience than the horror stories all are accustomed to hearing, TrailBlazer collected 45 tips for a successful family road trip! "

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Avoid 2 Of The Most Common RV Accidents With These Tips

Avoid 2 Of The Most Common RV Accidents With These Tips | Camping Tips and Ideas | Scoop.it
Don't fall prey to the most common of RV driving mishaps.
Avoid 2 Of The Most Common RV Accidents With These Tips appeared first on www.DoItYourselfRV.com
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From the list of comments, this is a post/video that definitey hits the mark.This is a great title for the article.  It definitely caught my attention.  I highly encourage you to read it.

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A Kid-Friendly Geocaching RV Trip Gets Everyone Outside

A Kid-Friendly Geocaching RV Trip Gets Everyone Outside | Camping Tips and Ideas | Scoop.it
If you're looking for a fun, educational way to get your kids into the great outdoors, consider taking a kid-friendly geocaching RV trip.
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I'm really enjoying the posts I'm seeing on DoItYourselfRV.com.  If you're a RV Park or Campground owner, geocaching is a great idea to add add to your park/campground.

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29 Camping Recipes That'll Make You Look Like A Genius

29 Camping Recipes That'll Make You Look Like A Genius | Camping Tips and Ideas | Scoop.it
Man cannot live on trail mix alone.
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I wouldn't call these genius ideas but it will get you on the right track to a feast on your next camping adventure.

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Camping Tips And Tricks For Beginners

Camping Tips And Tricks For Beginners | Camping Tips and Ideas | Scoop.it
Getting Started Camping Many people find that a trip to the great outdoors is a wonderful way to relax. Camping out is a popular way they decide to do this. Going camping may be one of the most wor…
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If your new to camping you'll find this article to be extremely helpful.

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5 Campgrounds Rated Most Popular In All Of New York State

5 Campgrounds Rated Most Popular In All Of New York State | Camping Tips and Ideas | Scoop.it
New York is more than Manhattan and the Bronx. Awesome camping options abound - here are the Top 5.
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For myself, I have great memories of Letchworth State Park with my parents.

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These parks are the best place to sleep under a starry night sky

These parks are the best place to sleep under a starry night sky | Camping Tips and Ideas | Scoop.it
Sleep under a beautiful night sky at these incredible parks.
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The beauty of the Bruce Peninsula, Ontario can provide many nights of productive and fun star gazing in addition to these parks.

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5 tips for camping with pets

5 tips for camping with pets | Camping Tips and Ideas | Scoop.it
Check out these tips and trick for RVing with a pet!
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5 Practical tips including protecting your pet against ticks.

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Airstream RVs Make a Comeback for Cost-Conscious Vacations, Airbnbs and Food Trucks

Airstream RVs Make a Comeback for Cost-Conscious Vacations, Airbnbs and Food Trucks | Camping Tips and Ideas | Scoop.it
Jordan Menzel had separated from his wife two years ago when he sold his Salt Lake City house for $350,000 and needed a place to live. “I didn’t want to bu
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Could This Be The Best RV Park For Dogs And Their Owners?

Could This Be The Best RV Park For Dogs And Their Owners? | Camping Tips and Ideas | Scoop.it
Camping with your dog becomes a luxury affair at Charlie's Bark Park, where your dog can leave the RV to explore and play with you!
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This is downright the best dog park Ive ever seen in an RV Park.  Check it out.

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Cool Camping Hacks To Try This Summer - Huffington Post Canada

Cool Camping Hacks To Try This Summer - Huffington Post Canada | Camping Tips and Ideas | Scoop.it
Yes, you can use chips to make a fire.
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I typically avoid these long lists of camping hacks due to the fact that there seems to be little to nothing new.  I'm glad I looked at this one. There are some new ones in the list including the "toothpaste dots."  Check it out.  The list is long.

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5 Tips for Buying Family Camping Tents

5 Tips for Buying Family Camping Tents | Camping Tips and Ideas | Scoop.it
Buying a family camping tent is like buying a vehicle in that your family's needs and wants are paramount. What would make them comfortable and happy? That's one of many things you should think about as you shop.
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One key point I wholeheartedly agree with is "you get what you pay for" in buying a tent.

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Experts give carbon monoxide camping safety tips after father, son deaths - KKCO-TV

Experts give carbon monoxide camping safety tips after father, son deaths - KKCO-TV | Camping Tips and Ideas | Scoop.it
Camping season poses a risk for carbon monoxide poisoning. A few safety steps can prevent accidental deaths.
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"Most RV’s don't have a carbon monoxide alarm, but rather, a propane leak alarm. Trombetta recommends having a portable one before traveling anywhere."

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7 Random RVing Tips from Love Your RV!

7 Random RVing Tips from Love Your RV! | Camping Tips and Ideas | Scoop.it
Tips, Tips, Tips everyone loves RVing tips and tricks, especially folks that are just starting out.  Several of my most popular all time articles and videos on “Love Your RV!” are just random collections of handy little tips.
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This is a well thought out list worth investigating. I really like the flag attached to the hitch of the RV warning of potential danger.

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