Camping

These car camping essentials are our favorite gear picks that pack small to save space in your car. Easy to store in totes so you will be ready for your next camping trip at a moments notice.

More Camping Essentials To Save Valuable Space

A few months ago, I shared our favorite camping gear essentials that get the job done without taking up too much space.  After years of filling our car with everything it could possibly hold, and still having to squeeze things in under the seats and below our feet, we’d had enough.  Getting into the great […] Read more…

Hermit's Hollow Campground at Hermit Park Open Space has easy access to Estes Park and to our favorite Colorado hiking trail. Our review of this Larimer County campground includes the best camp sites, nearby activities, and campground amenities.

Camping at Hermit’s Hollow Campground

Our traditional method of finding a site for our next camping trip typically involves last minute online searches and phone calls.  Desparate attempts to find any nearby campground with an available spot for that weekend.  It can definitely be hit or miss, but on our second camping trip in Colorado, we got lucky once again […] Read more…

Pawnee Campground is a perfect location for family camping near Boulder CO. Mountains, lakes, hiking, and wildlife provide plenty of outdoor adventure.

The Best Camping Near Boulder CO: A Campground Review

One thing I can tell you about me is that I am not much of planner.  I really love the spontaneity of last minute plans.  And that’s not great for camping because a lot of campgrounds book up in advance, especially the good ones.  And it’s even harder to get a site on holiday weekends […] Read more…

Camping trips don't need to mean an overstuffed car to pack all your camping gear. These 10 camping essentials will help you save valuable space in the car.

Camping Gear Picks That Save Space in Your Car

It’s so easy to pack way too much on a car camping trip. After the essentials (the tent, sleeping bags, food, and clothes), it’s tempting to throw in all those things that make the trip a little more comfortable. Add toys and games, the coffee pot, and a fan for that hot weather and your […] Read more…