Camping

2019 Stargazing Guide and Astronomical Calendar

Fitting somewhere between "no cell service" and "s'mores," stargazing is arguably one of the best parts of any camping trip.…

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The Comprehensive List of Camping Hacks

1. Forgot your lantern?   Tryna casually hang out but keep shining your light in other people's eyes? Simply attach…

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All the Animals You Can Meet at a Hipcamp Farm Stay

Do you love camping and animals? A farm stay is the ultimate combination of both. One of our Hipcamp hosts…

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How to Select the Perfect Spot for a Tent Campsite

If you have never found yourself waking up in a tent, have you ever really woken up at all? Some…

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Camp Responsibly With the 7 Principles of Leave No Trace

Do you go outside? Then you should know (and practice!) the 7 Principles of Leave No Trace. Hipcamp's mission is…

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Best Camping Near National Parks

Every year, the National Park Service dedicates seven days to celebrating our public lands because why the heck not? Over…

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#NATUREALERT: The Super Guide to the 2019 Wildflower Super Bloom

Pack your bags—a Super Bloom has begun in the west and will likely occur for the next couple months with…

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Relax and Unwind: 3 of the Best Hot Springs in Texas to Help You De-Stress

Summers aren’t the only thing that runs hot in Texas; the state, too, has more than its fair share of…

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#NATUREALERT: A Massive Migration of Butterflies is Coming Through Northern California and Oregon

As if this upcoming spring’s Super Bloom wasn’t enough, California's also in the midst of another extraordinary, incredibly rare natural…

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7 of the Best Natural Swimming Holes to Help You Cool Off in Texas

Texas is known for its scorching summers; a three to four-month span of the year where seat belts double as…

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Round ’em Up: Our Favorite Go-to Texas-based Outdoor Brands

Texas is both a mecca and touchstone for the outdoor industry. With tech-epicenters and entrepreneurial hubs like Austin and DFW,…

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Get Outside (and Learn): The Top Texas Outdoor Education Programs

Getting outside is important for a litany of reasons, regardless of how old you are. Research shows that people that…

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