From the bloggers at Concord Monitor.
First, let’s get one thing straight: Camping is not, as they say, “getting away from it all.” This is true whether you’re a devotee of old-school, roughing-it style camping, handy with an ax and happy with a can of beans, or a modern-day, luxury-style camper, never without your cable TV and Sub-Zero fridge stocked with four kinds of mustard and a week’s worth of marinated meat.
And it’s especially true if you’ve got children. Camping with kids requires lots of planning and list-making, oodles of patience and a healthy amount of scout-like optimism. But if you’re up to the task, it can be one of the most memorable experiences your family will undertake together. If you’re new to the camping scene, here are a few tips for a fabulous maiden voyage.
Camping is many things to many people. Some folks are looking to escape city life, while others love the hubbub of a camping “community.”
Some families are all about the cool gear, while others love the idea of getting by with whatever they can stuff in a couple of knapsacks.
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