When many people are packing up after the long summer season, others head out for some of the best camping of the year. As the weather cools, you can enjoy genuine quality time spent with your family and friends. Fall is a prime season for wildlife spotting and enjoying the outdoors without the hassle of bugs. Fall can also be one of the most beautiful seasons for viewing foliage, as trees burst with bright orange, yellow and red. There is nothing quite like camping in autumn, when warm days hiking and fishing fade into cool, crisp evenings gathered around a crackling campfire.
If you have never tried camping in the fall, we highly recommend giving it a shot this year. Our guide to fall camping will provide [...]
Nighttime (ok… and daytime) temps are cooler, but don’t let that keep you inside! Autumn camping can be one of the most scenic times to get outside! Follow these tips to stay warm and dry while camping in the fall. Don’t forget to prep! Find a campsite with great fall recreation. Pumping harvest, hiking, whatever it is your heart desires! Some campsites prices are even reduced in the fall, often after Labor Day. Don’t forget to check the weather, and plan accordingly. Pack extra blankets, or if you’re tent camping, be sure you have a cold-weather sleeping bag and watertight tent. Test your outdoor gear to be sure it’s functioning properly and is up to withstanding cooler and wetter conditions. Bring extra layers, packing water-resistant clothing including wool, fleece, and high-tech wicking materials. Don’t forget your hat and mittens! [...]