As most avid camping enthusiasts have come to realize, scoring a campground reservation has become a challenging task. Over the last year, it seems countless people have discovered the joys of camping. I, for one, think this is a fantastic thing: the world would be a better place if more humans learned to appreciate the […]
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Jones Gap State Park: Camping, Hiking, & Waterfalls (a Review)
Looking for waterfalls, hiking trails, and quiet, backcountry camping? Jones Gap State Park in Marietta, SC has you covered. Here’s a complete review of our time at this gorgeous South Carolina State Park.
Wild Child Box: Subscription Box Review (& Discount Code)
Wild Child Box Subscription: is it worth it? Check out our detailed review – written by an outdoor mama & an 11 year old kid. Plus, grab a 15% off discount code!
Exploring the Cox Ferry Lake Recreation Area Trails at the Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge
Located just outside of Myrtle Beach, Cox Ferry Lake Recreation Area has a variety of gorgeous trails for all ages and abilities to enjoy. Whether hiking, trail running, or mountain biking, these trails give you an awesome and easily accessible glimpse into the Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge.
How to Shower While Camping: A Complete (& Ridiculous but True) Guide to Campground Showers
Nothing is quite as adventurous as trying to successfully navigate a shower while camping. Honestly, it should be a competitive sport. Showering at a campground is unpredictable. Sometimes awkward. Occasionally dangerous. And it will leave you both frustrated AND laughing at the absurdity of it all.
9 Tips to Help Your Teenager Enjoy Camping in the 21st Century (Co-Written by a Teen)
In a time when kids are virtually plugged in almost nonstop, it can be tough to convince them that unplugging – and hanging out in the woods – could be even remotely fun. But my teenager (Rowen, 14) and I are here to share 9 tips to help your teenager enjoy camping. And hopefully, make it a pastime they continue to enjoy for the rest of their life.
Exploring Lewis Ocean Bay Heritage Preserve – Myrtle Beach, SC
Lewis Ocean Bay Heritage Preserve is a 10,000+ acre wildlife management area near Myrtle Beach, SC. It features 23 Carolina Bays – the largest number of undisturbed Carolina Bays in one place in South Carolina. It’s also one of the last places where you can find Venus fly traps naturally thriving in the wild.
13 Tips for Getting a Good Night’s Sleep while Tent Camping
Don’t let spending the night in a tent leaving you feeling exhausted or unrested! Here are 13 tips for getting a good night’s sleep while tent camping.
River Island Adventures: A Day on the Waccamaw
River Island Adventures: for when you crave an exciting outdoor experience unlike the conventional Myrtle Beach options.
Adventures at Dreher Island State Park (a Review)
A tale of the time I swam, paddled, and floated to my hearts content in Lake Murray while camping at Dreher Island State Park.