Tag: Camping

Caddo Lake State Park

It’s time to go camping! This was a hot summer but we did go camp during it…once. Caddo Lake is the only natural lake in the state of Texas. Yes, all the other lakes are man made reservoirs and many are damed rivers that then flooded the surrounding area. Caddo is part of the Big

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Rocky Mountains to Home

This Colorado trip was amazing. Keltin and I saw some beautiful sights and made some wonderful memories. Note: On the posts below with a * are places where I have talked about various restaurants. If a post has a + we either specially stayed there and I spoke about it or you can camp there.

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Gear Review: Camp Mattress and Lights

In the time that Keltin and I have been together we have been camping a decent number of times. We have always had a good camping trip but there have been things that can be tweaked to make for a more comfortable camping experience. This has mainly been the sleeping situation. We have slept on

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Gear Review: PocketRocket Stove Kit

I love a good cup of coffee on a cool morning while camping or a warm cup of herbal tea in the evenings around the campfire. Most of the time we heat up our percolator over the fire but if you have been camping you know that it can take a while to get the

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South Rim: Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

From the Cottonwood Pass we made our was to the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park along US-50. We drove some beautiful and empty parts of Colorado. There isn’t much around Black Canyon and we had reservation to camp there. On day one of our visit to the Black Canyon we stayed on the

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Must Haves for Camping with Dogs

We love taking Bear camping and hiking. Dogs require just as much gear as people to be comfortable and safe while relaxing in the campsite! Some of these might make you ask, “who would forget that?” But we have all forgotten something important every now and then. Hopefully this check list will help on your

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Gear Review: Half Dome 4+ Tent

Keltin and I actually got this tent for Christmas last year. We used it once in February and thought we were going to freeze. That is not the tents fault – we needed better sleeping bags. With the lack of sleep I was feeling unforgiving and didn’t review the tent on our first use. I

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Eisenhower State Park: Comparing Campsites

On our first trip to Eisenhower State Park we stayed in the Elm Point Camping Area. These tent sites sit on top of a high bluff and overlook Lake Texoma. Pros of the Elm Point Camping Area: Beautiful views Better breeze Close proximity to the day use area Close proximity to the swim beach Cons

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