Are you going on a Road trip and you want to be comfortable and not spend a fortune?
Whether you planning hoteling, moteling, taking an RV, pulling a trailer or camper, camping in a tent or glamping, we'll show you how to do it in style and comfort and yet quite affordably. The goal is to enjoy the trip and not run up a debt!
If you're new to camping or simply want to know the tips from experienced campers to make your trip more comfortable, free from bugs, leaking tents, and get a good night's sleep like you are back in your bed at home, then we can show you how it is done; without spending a fortune! Since many of us first learned how to camp in the Boy Scouts, I've added some pages to help scouts and their parents choose gear, understand requirements and more.
- Tent camping - if you are new to tent camping (or it has been a while) be sure to check out these important tips
- Selecting a tent
- Choosing an air mattress
- Which Light?
- Showering... when there are no showers
- Towels: quick drying and soft
- Cookgear, camp stoves, plates and more
- Keep food cold: coolers
- Meals - simple, healthy and tasty recipes - and easy to do!
- Tent camping: how to stay dry even in heavy rain
- Miscellaneous camping and road tripping gear
Food: meals and snacks
There are definitely tricks to eating on the road and camping; while also eating healthy, quickly and not spending a fortune on restaurants.
Camping vs. Motels, Hotels, Lodges and B&B's
Road Trip Tips
If you haven't road-tripped in a while, take a look at this quick list of Road tripping tips to make the trip more pleasant.
In the United States, by state
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Outside the U.S.
Looking for other countries? If you live outside the U.S., help me compile a list for your country - just write me!
Boy Scouts - BSA
Here's a page of everything you need to know if you have a child in the Boy Scouts! These pages bring EVERYTHING you need to know together in one organized place!
Click here for the Boy Scouts Resources pages.
Related websites and related information
Here's a complete list of our informational websites
- Farm markets and roadside stands
- Local Pick-Your-Own Fruit and Vegetable Farms and Orchards
- Local Meat, Milk and Eggs
- Farms, Wineries, Orchards for your event, wedding or party
- Easter egg hunts
- Find local children's consignment sales
- Local fruit and vegetable festivals
- Local Winery tours and wine tastings
- Horse rides, stables, lessons, trails
- Bed & Breakfasts on Farms, Wineries, Ranches and Orchards
- Pumpkin patches
- Corn mazes
- Zombie Paintball venues
- Christmas Tree Farms & lots
- Environmental resources
- Consumer fraud information
- Wholesale food sources
- Resources for Farmers
- Local Honey Sources