Archive for July, 2016

Jul
19

Choose Your Own Adventure Camping Style

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When is the last time that you were able to spend quality time with your whole family? Chances are, when you do happen to get everyone together, there are plenty of distractions, from work calls or stress to social texts to homework to sports to media. And chances are quite good that you often feel that you are competing with some sort of device for the attention of your family members. If that does not seem true, it could be because your family members are the ones competing with your devices for attention. Your family is probably overdue for a good family vacation.

Finding the right vacation theme and destination
Some families have a very strong set of common interests that they can all share, which provides for excellent opportunities for bonding. However,

Jul
18

Quick Tips to Make Your Next Family Road Trip Bicker-Proof

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Well they are finally approaching, the dreaded dog days of summer. The days that make you beg for the cooling mercy of fall and winter. But as the summer comes to a toasty close, instead of hunkering down at home blasting the air conditioning and licking ice cubes like so many Americans around this time of year. Consider it your last opportunity to take advantage of these precious last few bits of summer. Start planning ways to make lasting memories with your family, before the rush and grind of the school starts up again. What better way to find some summer adventure than hitting the road for a family vacation?


There is nothing more American the than family vacations. Some of my fon

Jul
15

Things to Remember When Going Cabin Camping

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When surveyed, campers said that they were planning an average of 4.9 camping trips. This should come as no surprising, considering that the American landscape is full of amazing wonders and beautiful, accessible parks. Indeed, in 2010 alone, more than 40 million people went camping for a grand total of 515 million outings. And they didn’t just stay nearby — campers traveled an average of 186.7 miles to go camping, and see some sights far from home.

But when you are camping with the family, it can be very hard to plan and get everything right. Unlike resort vacations, you have to do most everything yourself, meaning that there is potential for stress, even if you are doing family cabin camping. Check o