Car Camping

5 Reasons to Use a Hammock Instead of a Tent When Camping

5 Reasons to Use a Hammock Instead of a Tent When Camping

June 08, 2017

Congratulations! You are about to hit the road and go camping. You probably already have a car or truck stuffed full of gear to make your trip memorable. One of these items is probably a tent. If you are planning on bringing a tent to use for sleeping during your trip, that's okay! However, keep in mind that more and more folks are switching to hammocks. You can check out some of the reasons why below!   Lightweight One of the biggest advantages of using a hammock over a tent on your camping trip is weight. A simple backpacking tent can easily weigh several pounds. A traditional tent can w... Read More

9 Gadgets that Make Car Camping Easier and More Fun

9 Gadgets that Make Car Camping Easier and More Fun

January 27, 2016

Enjoying the outdoors doesn't mean you have to rough it. These gadgets will keep you comfortable and provide endless fun at your campsite-home away from home. Solar Powered Lights - courtesy of Field and StreamPlace solar powered lights near your tent stakes so you don't trip over the lines at night. You can buy them for under $4 each when you buy in bulk and they have a ton of other uses around the campsite. Folding Table - courtesy of WiredBring this beautiful bamboo table with you and eat like a king. The Snowpeak Single-Action Table folds flat and easily fits in the trunk of you... Read More