Guides & hacks

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.…

1 month ago

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…

1 month ago

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…

2 months ago

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…

2 months ago

#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…

2 months ago

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…

2 months ago

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…

2 months ago

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…

3 months ago

Flower Power: 5 Tips for Visiting the 2019 Wildflower Superbloom

Are you in search of a wildflower Super Bloom near you? Make sure to #LeaveItBetter, and consider these five tips…

3 months ago

You Voted — The Best Hipcamps of 2018!

This past December, the Hipcamp community voted for their favorite Hipcamps of 2018. Thousands of votes later, we've compiled an…

4 months ago

Happy Gut = Happy Camper

“Just as the multitude of organisms residing within your body sustains you, so too does each and every individual influence…

6 months ago

10 Ways to Get Outside on Thanksgiving

Before, and after the bountiful feast you are planning this Thanksgiving, we encourage you, as always, to get outside. We…

6 months ago