Guides & hacks

Hipcamping for Halloween

Thrill-seekers, costume-aficionados, and candy-lovers: the time is nigh. Dust off your campfire ghost stories, practice your witchy cackle, and layer…

6 months ago

Hipcamp Launches 2018 Fall Foliage Camping Map & Filter

Now that autumn is officially upon us, we’re excited to announce the launch of our 2018 Fall Foliage Map & filter, updated…

7 months ago

Hipcamp Camper Standards

Hipcamp’s most important value is to "leave it better." As a camper, that means making sure you are respecting your Hosts’ land…

8 months ago

Hipcamp’s Guide to Helpful Campground Reviews and Photos

How to create helpful campground reviews on Hipcamp Hipcamp was created to make it easier to search, and book campsites.…

8 months ago

First Camper Club Success Guide

How’d we get so lucky to connect with an adventurer like you? As a First Camper, you’ll be scoping the…

8 months ago

Road Trip Guide: Starry, Van-Life Nights in Joshua Tree

I've been to Joshua Tree National Park a few times, but this road trip was special. I no longer see…

1 year ago

Camping 101: The Ten Essentials

Whether you’ve just mastered pitching your tent, or are a seasoned camper making adventurous excursions, The Ten Essentials is your go-to guide…

1 year ago

Digital Detox: How to Use Technology to Get Away from Technology

At Hipcamp, we’re firm believers in using technology to better our planet, make connections, and get outside. That’s why we…

1 year ago

Everything You Need to Know about Fire Safety

There are fewer things more satisfying than sitting around a campfire at night. After a day of hiking or exploring,…

1 year ago

The Effects of Light Pollution

Hipcamp integrated light pollution data onto our campground discovery map so you can camp under the starriest skies. Find dark skies…

1 year ago

5 Best Apps for Stargazing

Stargazing goes with human nature like chocolate and graham crackers go with marshmallows around a campfire. Since the beginning of…

1 year ago

How to Become a Digital Nomad

We are Ryan & Alex, two 26-year-old Art Directors who decided to take life in an unexpected direction. We are…

1 year ago