Guides & hacks

Happy Gut = Happy Camper

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

7 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…

7 months ago

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…

8 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…

9 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…

10 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.…

10 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…

10 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

Are you the "pack two weeks ahead of time" type or the "throw everything in the van last minute" type?…

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