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December 9, 2011

Heading into 2012: A New Year for AllCampgrounds!

Filed under: Camping — Tags: — Simos @ 12:53 am
Camping out on Sandy Beach

Camping out on Sandy Beach
Photo by: Brad Harrison (Stock Exchange)

Welcome to AllCampgrounds!

December is upon us, so it’s time to look ahead to some of the great features we plan to roll out over the new year.

If you’re a new reader, it might surprise you to know the AllCampgrounds blog has over 100 posts covering all kinds of tent camping and RV camping topics, dating back to 2008.

In fact, the AllCampgrounds camping directory, has been around for more than ten years!

You might think we’ve done everything in that time, but there’s always more to see and do when it comes to camping! (more…)

August 5, 2011

AllCampgrounds News Alerts: Top Camping News for August 2011

Filed under: Campground Destinations,Camping — Tags: — Simos @ 5:49 am
Laguna Ridge Trail, California

Laguna Ridge Trail, California
Photo by: dlockeretz (Stock Exchange)

It’s good to see you back again at AllCampgrounds.

As you know, this is the place to be for tent camping, RV parks and campgrounds, and just about anything to do with the camping life: whether you want to go camping quick, make a camping pie, or even find the “camping bathroom.”

No surprise, then, that whether RVing or tent camping is more your style, you’ll find something to smile about in this latest round of news from around the camping community.

Climb aboard the AllCampgrounds hay wagon and let’s go! (more…)

July 15, 2011

AllCampgrounds News Alerts: The Best Camping News for July 2011

Filed under: Camping,Camping Safety — Tags: — Simos @ 12:05 am

River eddy in the Missouri River Photo by:
Robert Linder (Stock Exchange)

Hello and welcome to AllCampgrounds!

This week, we’ll be sharing some great camping news for all you tent camping and RV camping enthusiasts.

The summer camping season still has a lot of life left in it, so this won’t be all!

We’ll return to our usual (and unusual) coverage of the best RV parks and campgrounds, tent camping parks, and other top quality camping destinations next go around.

But for now, it’s time for news: AllCampgrounds has you covered with the very latest on the camping scene. (more…)

April 22, 2011

More Good Reasons to Keep Camping: It Might Make You Happier

Filed under: Camping — Tags: — Simos @ 2:45 am
“Happy campers” might be more than a cliché ...

“Happy campers” might be more than a cliché ...
Photo by: Julie Perron (Stock Exchange)

Here on AllCampgrounds, we’ve taken plenty of tent camping and RV adventures in camp grounds throughout the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Though we don’t go overseas much, now is a great time to point out the camping craze that’s hit our good friends over in the United Kingdom. In fact, an international camping outfit called The Camping and Caravanning Club – which offers member benefits to locals and campers from afar, very much like our own camping associations here in the States – is a major player in the new craze and has some things to say about camping that just might surprise you! (more…)

April 15, 2011

Camper Alert! Public Lands Endangered by Budget Cuts, and What YOU Can Do

Filed under: Camping — Tags: — Simos @ 6:33 am
Yosemite National Park ... closed for business?

Yosemite National Park ... closed for business?
Photo by: dereklink (Stock Exchange)

Howdy, all, and welcome back to AllCampgrounds!

Last week, I promised to talk about how you can help your favorite public parks and camp grounds weather the storm as states and the federal government wrangle over spending.

As we learned last week, the National Park Service, which operates 58 national parks around the country, is considered “non-essential” – and if the government shuts down, both tent camping and RV camping opportunities at these sites will shut down, too.

But fear not! Campers can get involved to help keep all campsites humming. (more…)

April 8, 2011

Welcome Back! AllCampgrounds Kicks Off 2011 With Camping News

Filed under: Campground Destinations — Tags: — Simos @ 12:01 am
Gather ‘round the campfire for more AllCampgrounds ...

Gather ‘round the campfire for more AllCampgrounds ...
Photo by: Peter Ehrlich (Stock Exchange)

Howdy, campers, and welcome back to the AllCampgrounds blog!

After an invigorating rest stop, it’s time once again to plunge into the latest and greatest in the world of camping.

Once again, we’ll be taking a close look at RV parks and campgrounds, tent camping grounds, and all the information you need to get camping quick. All campsites are welcome here at AllCampgrounds!

Now, it’s been quite a while, so let’s hit the trail and see what’s new out there.

We’ll be back in the swing of things before you know it. (more…)

August 16, 2010

AllCampgrounds News Round-Up for RV Campers and Tent Camping

Filed under: Camping — Tags: — Simos @ 2:04 am
Turbulent (but beautiful) skies over northern Ohio

Turbulent (but beautiful) skies over northern Ohio
Photo by: George Bosela (Stock Exchange)

Good morning, campers!

You know, it’s a pretty rare thing when a brand new campsite opens up, but news that affects outdoor adventurers comes along all the time.

Today, we’ll be looking at some of the news for camping hobbyists and the latest bulletins from state and national parks around the country.

From camping pie to camping bathrooms, there’s a little something for everyone in today’s news collection! (more…)

May 24, 2010

AllCampgrounds Special News Update: Camping in the “Oil Zone”

Filed under: Nature — Tags: , , — Simos @ 3:10 am
A misty morning on the Louisiana bayou

A misty morning on the Louisiana bayou
Photo by: Pam Roth (Stock Exchange)

Good afternoon from AllCampgrounds!

Today, I think it’s important to brief our readers on the ongoing situation with the Gulf oil spill and its impact on camping in coastal states.

Information is scarce in some respects, but we’ll provide links and follow-up to help the tent camping and RV camping community understand how problems in the Gulf are affecting the camping scene in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida, the habitats most likely to be see oil come ashore. (more…)

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