Bear Creek Campground at Lake Compounce

Kyle the crocodile

Lake Compounce, America's oldest continuously operating amusement park in North America, recently opened their new Bear Creek Campground to visitors.  Having a campground with close proximity to the park seems like a natural progression and a great way for this staycation destination to become a vacation destination.Thanks to Lake Compounce, we were able to stay ...

Where to Camp in Massachusetts

Where to Camp in MA

The good thing about Massachusetts is that it is close to some amazing camping spots. (And super close to Connecticut!) When you are ready to walk out of the office and sit next to a campfire making s'mores, Massachusetts’ outdoor playground doesn't disappoint. Whether you want to camp near the dunes on the Cape or ...

Where to Pitch a Tent in New York

Where to Pitch a Tent in New York

New York State is filled with amazing places to pitch a tent. Whether you like to hike up mountains, fish in a crystal blue lake, or just read a book in a good camp chair, New York has you covered. There are many federal and state run campgrounds throughout New York ranging from $15-55 per ...

Enjoying Hot Coffee when Camping

Camping Coffee Cuppow

Whether you are camping in a tent or a camper, a great way to start the day is will a hot cup of coffee.  Some may say that hot coffee when camping is a luxury, I might argue that it's a necessity.  Enjoying a cup of coffee outdoors surrounded by nature is a pretty amazing ...

Portable Ice Maker is Great for Camping

Luma Ice Maker IM200SS

Aportable ice maker may not be What Every Camper Needs but it is a great luxury item for summer camping.   We are so excited to add this ice maker to our camping packing list.  Yes, camping! We also have found that this ice is great for making smoothies. The ice is clear, odorless and easy to chew!  ...

Camping lanterns and campfire tongs

What Every Camper Needs

This camping lanterns and Campfire Tongs review post is brought to you by our friends at Snow Peak and Campfire Tongs. When we go camping we have loads of fun hiking, biking, swimming and just being outdoors.  Some of the best camping memories are made when the sun goes down and the campfire gets started.  Campfire ...

What Every Camper Needs: All-Weather Sleeping Bag #giveaway

Teton Sports Camping Gear

I am excited to start a new series called, What Every Camper Needs. This all-weather sleeping bag review post is brought to you  by our friends at Teton Sports. Camping is a great way to relax, unwind and connect with nature. When camping is mentioned it can evoke very different reactions from people.  Some people camp on mountain tops, ...

Vino2Go™ Wine Sippy Cups

Vino2go Vino2goXL wine sippy cups

The Vino2Go™ wine sippy cups I received for review from TheProductFarm.com are perfect for two of my favorite things, wine and being outdoors.  This BPA-free, durable drink-ware has a familiar wine glass shape making it a convenient and easy to use product. I received one 8 0z. Vino2Go with a verde green lid and one one ...

Campfire in A Can Portable Propane Fire Pit

campfire in a can feature

A few weeks ago, while searching for camping gear, I came across a really neat product. I contacted Campfire in A Can and they sent me one of their products to try out. Within 10 minutes of receiving it I was able to get it hooked up to a propane tank and fired up. My family ...

ENO Singlenest Hammock

ENO Singlenest hammock

When ENO/Eagles Nest Outfitters agreed to send me one of their Singlenest hammocks I got really excited.  I love to lay in a hammock but I don't want a large frame in our yard or to have to install posts to hang one from.  The ENO Singlenest is very easy to set up.  In addition ...