Camping Popularity and What to Know

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The great outdoors.

A tent, cabin, or RV.

A lake, trees, and sunshine.

Whether you’re new to camping or someone that has done it for some time, the activity contains great benefits for its participants. For urban dwellers, camping represents a respite from the hustle and bustle of a city. For those living out in the country, camping represents an opportunity to go to a secluded destination, with wildlife and peace.

According to the 2014 American Camper Reports, 40.1 million Americans or 14% of the U.S. population over age six camped in 2013. It appears that regular outdoor activities as a children are a precursor to camping: 57% of campers participated in regula