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Car camping

Driving your car right up to the camp is car camping. Spring and summer is ideal time of the year to go car camping. Outdoor activities includes camping and hiking and the best way to do it is to go with your car.

The advantages of car camping against regular camping is that you can take more stuff with you like grill, food, beverages, tent, shelter, bedding and many simple stuff like that.

The main quiestion is where to camp? Anywhere. There are tons of websites with camping places and camping tips.

First of all, you should make a list of the things you will bring on camping. The important camping items are: first aid kit, sunscreen and insect repellent. Don't forget some major stuff like tent, food and water.

Be shure that you arrive at the campsite before it gets dark. Then you can set up your tent and other camping equipment.

After preparing car for a long trip, here are some major camping equipment that you should bring to car camping:

  • hiking gear
  • bird watching binoculars and field guide
  • a radio for music and weather updates
  • tent (be sure that you bought a right one)
  • cot
  • sleeping bag
  • grill
  • shovel
  • fire starting gear
  • lots of food and drink
  • first aid kit
  • stuff for making a fire (paper like newspapers)
  • rain gear equipment
  • hammock
  • folding chairs and table
  • stove
  • table service and utensils


One important thing: Check if there are toilets and bathrooms in camp. Dependent of type of camping check if there are wash areas where you can clean dishes.




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