Camping…where you’re surrounded by blessed nature. Its an opportunity to leave the modern world in the rear view mirror, leave the electronics behind and unplug for a time and while you’re at it, leave all of your troubles behind too. Forget about looming deadlines, demanding bosses and dirty dishes. Experience the smell of a dancing campfire as it illuminates your whole world in a warm flickering glow. There’s nothing quite like a meal cooked over an open fire as you revel in the soothing sounds of natures soundtrack, singing birds by day, crickets, owls and frogs by night.

Here are some of my favorite locations to go camping:

First time setting up camp? REI has some great tips for first time campers and Love the Outdoors has a pretty comprehensive checklist.

Keep reading! You may be interested in my National Parks (USA) page, or State Parks (USA)