Larry West

Larry West

My wife and I started camping four years ago. It started when our neighbors invited us to the Keys for a weekend getaway. We knew right away that camping would become a part of our lives. We really enjoy the outdoor cooking and eating. Besides, what better way to meet new and exciting people.

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Liquid-Fuel Stoves for the Backpacker

For the backpacker having the right stove is critical to an enjoyable hiking experience. Depending on the type backpacking you do, will determine the best stove for your needs. Most backpackers will use a canister stove or a liquid-fuel stove.

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Canister Stoves for the Backpacker

Canister stoves are some of the lightest and easiest stoves to use. There’s no pumping or priming, just turn the knob, light it and you have maximum heat. They are easy to operate, easy to adjust the flame, maintenance free and they are relatively quiet and are odorless.

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Helpful Hints for Choosing Outdoor Cookware

Cooking outdoors is much more demanding on your cookware than cooking at home with your kitchen cookware. As we all know a well fed camper makes a happy camper.

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Planning a Family Vacation

With the economy the way it is today, people are searching for ways to vacation without breaking the bank account. We work and save all year for that long-awaited family vacation. How do we get the most for our money?

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Florida Camping

Florida has an abundance of campgrounds to fit the needs of any type camper. Florida campgrounds are ideal for the weekend camper or the vacation camper.

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Planning Your Family Camping Trip

Camping is a good way to spend time alone with your kids and to show them how wonderful nature can be. The simplicity of nature can be discovered by children through camping.

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Weekend Camping Trip

John Prince Park covers more than seven hundred acres and has a large variety of recreational activities. Some of the park activities include fishing, boating, skiing, playgrounds, fitness trail, bicycling, driving range, and a nature trail.

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Preparing For Your Family Camping Trip

With the many ways one can do camping, from the comforts of home-like camping in RV’s to tent camping, there is forms of camping for everyone that will make that perfect vacation.

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Family RV Vacation

No matter where you may want to travel or what your vacation needs may be there is more than 16,000 campgrounds spread across America that can full fill your fantasies. Not only is traveling in a RV a great way to see the country at an affordable price, but there is no better way to meet new and exciting people.

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Choosing a Outdoor Portable Grill

There are a lot of ways to cook outdoors and grills are just one of them. The technique of cooking over an open fire is as old as humanity and it’s still very popular. Grilling over coals is by far, the best way to create delicious and satisfying meals.

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Choosing the Right Camping Stove

There are several types of camping. Backpacking, car camping, and RV camping. Depending on the type of camping you are doing, determines the type of camping stove you will need. Usually camping stoves that take up little room, are easy to set up, and tear down are the best.

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Campfire Cooking

Campfires is a loved and indispensable outdoor tradition. Its always fun to tell stories while roasting marshmallows around a campfire; however, campfires can pose some serious problems.

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Let’s Go Camping

Camping becomes more popular with each passing year. Camping is not just pitch a tent and rough it out for the week. There are many advantages to camping, the people you meet are very friendly, honest, and eager to give a helping hand.

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