Preparing for a Weekend Camping Trip: Camp Lodging and Travel Needs (Part II)

Camp Lodging and Travel Needs This next installment in the camping gear guide is all about where you’ll be sleeping and how you’ll be getting there. That is, lodging, navigation, and campsite essentials. If you’re curious where to buy this stuff, read the first installment here, otherwise, continue onwards: The roof over your head First…

Preparing for a Camping Trip: Where to Buy Gear (Part I)

This guide will get into the where and what of getting your gear, I’ll get into more detail on how to choose the big-ticket items (boots, backpack, tent, sleeping bag, and stove) and head out on the trail in the next few posts. The solitude and fresh air of the great outdoors are much better…

Weekend Getaway to Peekskill, New York

The wife and I are car-free in New York City, so when the subject of a weekend getaway comes up, we either have to get creative or stay close to home. Luckily, with Metro-North, Long Island Railroad, or even a trip to the end of the subway line we can get away both affordably and…