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Best Places to Camp in Alberta

Best Places to Camp in Alberta

Via Alberta ParksBest Places to Camp in Alberta Alberta’s got it all: big skies, golden prairies, the rugged badlands, and the rolling expanse of the Rockies (well, some of them, anyway). But where in this incredibly diverse province should you choose to visit on your next camping trip? Don’t worry; we know all about the best places to camp in Alberta (and beyond)—and we’re here to share our favourite spots with you. Read on and discover some of Wildrose Country’s most extraordinary places to pitch your tent.Via Road Trip AlbertaAthabasca A handful of small, rustic towns north of Edmonton but southeast of Slave Lake provide plenty of ameneties in the Athabasca region, while the land gives way to thick forests and majestic rivers....

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Best Safety Equipment for Camping

Best Safety Equipment for Camping

Best Safety Equipment for Camping Camping is usually a safe and relaxing experience—but it never hurts to be prepared for an emergency when you’re miles away from civilization with iffy cellular service. Packing a few essential pieces of safety equipment on your next...

The Best Backpacks for Camping

The Best Backpacks for Camping

If you only go out to the woods occasionally, you might think any old backpack is fit to take camping—but you’d be wrong. After all, there’s an incredible variety of backpacks on the market, and many of them aren’t intended for anything beyond your commute to and from...

Best Camping Gear for Christmas Gifts

Best Camping Gear for Christmas Gifts

To wrap up this year, we are sharing the gear wish list from our team and inspiration for our adventures in 2022!  These are perfect if you are looking for some last minute gifts for someone who loves camping and outdoor activities.What camping...

The Best Camping Cookware You Can Buy Today

The Best Camping Cookware You Can Buy Today

Eating well is an integral part of enjoying (and surviving!) any extended trip to the great outdoors, but you’ll want to make sure you take the right cooking gear along. You might believe that all camping cookware is created equal, but that’s not...

The Best Tents for Camping in Canada

The Best Tents for Camping in Canada

The Canadian wilderness can be harsh, so choosing the right tent for your camping trip is essential. See the best tents for camping in Canada here.

Essential Camping Gear for Summer

Essential Camping Gear for Summer

Summer camping might sound easier than pitching a tent in January, but that doesn’t mean you can afford to skimp on supplies. Remember, any trip to the great outdoors requires appropriate preparation, no matter how nice the weather is.  ...

How to Successfully Camp in the Snow

How to Successfully Camp in the Snow

Winter can seem like a more challenging time to go on a camping trip, but camping in the snow is entirely possible—in fact, it can even be a lot of fun! But if you’re planning to sleep outside in snowy weather, you’ll need to pack the right gear...

Fun Things to Do While Camping in Winter

Fun Things to Do While Camping in Winter

Most people go camping in the summer, but you shouldn’t let a little snow keep you away from exploring the wilderness! Winter camping can be just as rewarding—and it offers unique opportunities to enjoy yourself if you know how to take advantage of them.
We’ve put together a list of ways to make the most of your next winter camping trip, based on our experiences in the great outdoors. Find out what to bring and how to plan your days for an absolutely unforgettable cold-weather camping experience.

Fun Things to Do While Camping in the Summer

Fun Things to Do While Camping in the Summer

Summer may be in the rear-view mirror this year, but if you’re anything like us then you’re already planning next year’s first summer camping trip. That gives you plenty of time to organize the gear and supplies you’ll need before you head into the wilderness again, so you’ll definitely be able to stock up on some new items over the next few months. You’ll also want to brainstorm some new activities for your next warm-weather camping excursion, and our team is here to help. Below, you’ll find our list of fun things to do and essential equipment to bring on your next summer camping adventure.

14 Camping Ideas Perfect For Summer

14 Camping Ideas Perfect For Summer

Camping can be a blast, but it’s best when you plan ahead. Make sure your agenda includes plenty of activities, be sure to bring the right gear, and don’t forget to take along some tasty recipes to enjoy at your campsite! Need some inspiration...

How to Beat the Heat While Camping This Summer

How to Beat the Heat While Camping This Summer

Warm weather is finally on the way, and you probably can’t wait to get out to the mountains for that summer camping trip you’ve been planning. However, planning for the weather is important when camping in any season, and summer is no different....

Foraged Food? Learning More About “Living Off the Land”

Foraged Food? Learning More About “Living Off the Land”

With so many public places and businesses closing down or changing hours this year, this summer seems as good a time as any to learn to live off the land. Those of you who really want to rough it might even be interested in foraging for food on...

8 Tasty & Easy Meals to Cook At Your Campsite

8 Tasty & Easy Meals to Cook At Your Campsite

It’s hard to overstate the amount of satisfaction that comes from cooking and eating in the wilderness—as long as you’re cooking good food. Chowing down on a hearty meal at your campsite can be wonderfully fulfilling, but scrounging around for...

The Best Ways to Cook While Camping

The Best Ways to Cook While Camping

When you think about making food on a camping trip, you probably imagine cooking over a roaring fire. While the image of good friends eating hearty food around a firepit is iconic, there are also other ways to cook in the great outdoors — and it...

Essential Winter Camping Gear

Essential Winter Camping Gear

Those who truly love camping love it year-round. Weathering the winter winds can be just as rewarding as sleeping under the summer stars. Of course, the keyword there is “weathering” — so if you’re going camping in the cold, make sure you pack the...

12 Ways to Stay Warm While Camping

12 Ways to Stay Warm While Camping

When you get cold at home, the solution is normally pretty easy. Just crank up the thermostat, run a warm bath, or throw on one of your many cozy sweaters! But what are you supposed to do when you’re on a camping trip far away from luxuries like...

Ultimate Guide: What to Bring Camping

Ultimate Guide: What to Bring Camping

When it comes to camping, the gear you take along can make or break the experience. Pack right, and you’ll be ready for any adventure — whether you’re hitting the beach in British Columbia or alpine hiking in Alberta. Forget too many essential...

12 Fun Things to Do While Camping in the Rain

12 Fun Things to Do While Camping in the Rain

We’ve already covered the gear you’ll need to camp out in the rain, but what about having fun? After all, camping isn’t just about testing your will against the many challenges of the wilderness. You should also enjoy the experience! Believe it or...

Essential Wet Weather Gear for Camping in the Rain

Essential Wet Weather Gear for Camping in the Rain

Ah, the great outdoors — a world of endless potential. Every year, we help thousands campers book campsites online, flock to campgrounds across the nation to find recreation, relaxation, and sometimes… rain. Unfortunately, inclement weather is a...