Amazing Hiking Trails in Texas Worth Checking Out

Canyon Trail
Texas is the second largest state in the USA, second only to Alaska and it has been blessed with masses of natural beautiful landscapes. We happened upon a great article on which pinpointed ten amazing hiking trails located in this great state which we wanted to share with you. B [...]

Camping and Running For The Ultimate Outdoor Combination!

  My first slot canyon running experience was life changing—the intricate twists and turns of Utah’s Buckskin Gulch, one of the longest slot canyons in the world, left me smiling for miles. I fell in love with running in the mysterious places beneath the obvious line of sight. I even [...]

Outstanding National Scenic Trails of America

It would have been easy for Congressional legislators to punt on trail issues in 1968. The year started with the Tet Offensive, intensifying opposition to the Vietnam War. That was followed by the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy. The country was in turmoil. But in O [...]

Best Kayak Camping Locations in Northwest Indiana

kayak camping
Camping is such a diverse and varied activity that can be combined with so many different activities. This acticle from The New York Times looks at some of the best kayak camping locations in Northwest Indiana. What better way to go kayaking than to camp in the chosen location for a few days and [...]

Top Beach Camping Locations in New England

Beach Camping Locations in New England
New England encompasses a total of six states of the north-eastern part of the United States. namely Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut. To the west of New England you have New York. To the north and northeast you have Canada's Quebec and New Brunswick p [...]

California Road Trip Ideas

Road trips and camping often go hand-in-hand. We found this article below on Thrillist and thought it was such an epic post filled with wonderful California road trip ideas that we would share a sample of the whole post. Of course, we have a link at the bottom of this post to the original a [...]

Family Friendly Camping Recipes for Campfire Meals

As die hard camping aficionados, we here at The Camping Companion place huge importance of the type of meals we have on our camping trips and we are always on the lookout for simple to prepare ideas and suggestions. Below is an article we found on which has some great suggestions [...]

The Many Health Benefits of Camping in the Great Outdoors

Below are four great health benefits that camping provides taken from an article published on  It highlights some of the immense positive affects that the whole camping experience brings. So, as well as having a terrific fun time, you will also be getting the many health benefits of c [...]

Top Places to enjoy Summer Camping Vacations

Summer Camping Vacations
We came across this article below on that pinpoints some super locations for campers to consider going to. We have taken a portion of the article and published it here on The Camping Companion  as it's a pretty excellent guide for readers who find it hard to make a decision and find [...]

Top Expert Camping Advice

  Just came across this excellent post by Jay Gentile on the Thrillist blog. He goes into a lot of detail on beach, backcountry, winter, kayak and canoe, car and cliff camping. Superb information and well worth a read for all you camping enthusiasts out there! Here's a snippet below: "Pe [...]

Things To Consider When Going Camping With Kids

Camping With Kids
Are you planning on going camping with your kids to give them their first taste of the whole camping experience? Most kids get very excited about the prospect of their very first camping vacation! A little bit like a kid's first day at school only the excitement far outweighs any feeling of trepida [...]

Snow Camping Tips

In this article we want to touch on some things we feel are ultra important to keep in mind before going camping in snowy conditions. We want to throw some tips at you that we feel will be especially helpful when preparing yourself in advance. First thing that springs to mind is actually planning fo [...]

Choosing Camping Sleeping Bags

Sleeping bags come in so many shapes and sizes for men and women and children. Thankfully, most of them are labeled to help you choose the right one. The shell of most sleeping bags is usually made from nylon or polyester. Be sure to choose a sleeping bag that is breathable. The top brand camping [...]

Choosing The Best Generator For Your Camping Vacation

Let's take a look at a few important things to consider before buying a camping generator. These things are really all that you need to be aware of in order to determine which portable camping generators will best suit your particular requirements. One thing is for sure, you always need to double ch [...]