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It’s Summer Music Festival Time

It’s Summer Music Festival Time
... (July 16-18) This Kootenay festival headlines the Headpins, Bif Naked, Default, the Trews, 54.40 and features Eric Burdon & the Animals. camping and a shuttle bus to the festival grounds. Tickets (map) Bass Coast Project (July 23-26) in Squamish presents live and electronic music featuring Montreal legend Megasoid, art, fashion shows and  yoga. Tickets (map) Bonfire Music Festival (July 23-25)at Moon Farm on the Sunshine Coast:  9506 Pemberton Portage, Birken is a celebration of good times...
June 25th, 2010 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: camping, featuredarticle, festival, music, summer events

Urban Camping in NYC (and It’s Free!)

Urban Camping in NYC (and It’s Free!)
... join the Urban Park Rangers in New York City on Friday and Saturday nights this July and August! The Urban Park Rangers have put together a summer camping experience at parks within the five boroughs that starts with a cookout, followed by activities such as stargazing and night hikes. They even provide the tents and food! There are a few opportunities left to take advantage of, so mark your calendar for the registration date*! This could be your view while camping in NYC! OWL’S HEAD PARK...
June 25th, 2010 | Abbie Mood | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: camping, featuredarticle

Smokey Was Right, You Can Prevent WildFires

Smokey Was Right, You Can Prevent WildFires
... tragedy could have been prevented. Here are some tips that can help contribute to the prevention of forest fires by being more responsible while camping or hiking. Extinguish cigarettes completely and do not throw butts near trees or dry leaves while in the forest.  This also goes for not throwing your butts out your car window.  We’re surrounded by desert with dry plants that can ignite easily. Fluid or fuel leakage from your car can help start a fire.  Park away from trees and dry areas. Avoid...
June 22nd, 2010 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: camping, how to prevent wildfires

Camping and RVing in British Columbia

Camping and RVing in British Columbia
... leave fires unattended etc. BC  has one of the best maintained and remarkable park systems in the world, so perhaps paying those extra costs makes camping all worthwhile after all. There are more than 340 campgrounds, 11,000 campsites, 250 day-user sites and 6,000 kilometers of trails for hikers.  In addition, BC has 520 plus private RV parks and campgrounds.  There are also 1200 forest recreation sites located on Crown land for campers who like to go off the beaten track and rough it. For information...
June 19th, 2010 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: camping, featuredarticle, outdoor recreation

Meet the Flintstones

Meet the Flintstones
... Highway 64 and continue 27 miles to Bedrock City. Hours: Daily 6 am-sunset (summer), 7 am-sunset (winter) Phone: 928-635-2600 Admission: $5 $12 – camping for two; $1.50 for each additional person.  Utility hookups are extra. Photos courtesy of flickr – dinosaur and fred Tags: Attractions, camping, family, featuredarticle, kids ...
June 17th, 2010 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, camping, family, featuredarticle, kids

Beat the Summer Heat

Beat the Summer Heat
... so if you find you can’t stand the heat, head for the coast! Photo: Lucy Bryson Tags: Angra dos Reis, backpacker, beach, boat trips, budget, camping, costa verde, guesthouses, hostels, Ilha Grande, Paraty ...
February 20th, 2010 | therioguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Angra dos Reis, backpacker, beach, boat trips, budget, camping, costa verde, guesthouses, hostels, Ilha Grande, Paraty

50 Amazing Green Travel Destinations

... park, Alaska Not seeing what you want above? Check out 15 excellent eco-travel resources… [image via stock.xchng] Tags: backroads, biking, camping, eco travel, family travel, green family travel, green travel, hiking, trip advisor ...
September 13th, 2009 | Jennifer | Read More | Comments: 5
Filed under: backroads, biking, camping, eco travel, family travel, green family travel, green travel, hiking, trip advisor

15 Excellent Eco-Travel Resources

... recently went somewhat greener and now offers lodging ratings that reflect more green options. [image via stock.xchng] Tags: backroads, biking, camping, eco travel, family travel, green family travel, green globe, green travel, hiking, manaca, off the radar, organic food, organic vacation, sustainable travel, Traveling the Green Way, trip advisor ...
September 12th, 2009 | Jennifer | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: backroads, biking, camping, eco travel, family travel, green family travel, green globe, green travel, hiking, manaca, off the radar, organic food, organic vacation, sustainable travel, Traveling the Green Way, trip advisor

Stay Longer for Free at Big4 Holiday Parks

... “Special Offers” tab, and quote the promotional code FREENIGHT to enjoy the savings! Image source: Gadl @ Flickr Tags: Big4 Holiday parks, camping, free, News, promotion ...
August 12th, 2009 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Big4 Holiday parks, camping, free, News, promotion

100 Days of Summer: Get Out and Go Camping

“It’s just great,” says Linda Profaizer, president and CEO of the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds in Larkspur, Colo., of camping. “It’s a great way to not only spend time outdoors, but also spend quality time with family and friends.” According to Travel Industry Association with source credit to Adventure Travel Report, camping is the  the number one outdoor vacation activity in America. So, when was the last time that you’ve gone camping? If you had to think...
August 5th, 2009 | Apryl Chapman Thomas | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: camping, Get Out, Get Outdoors, outdoors, road trip, Southern-Byways, Things to See in the South, vacation, Weekend Trip

The Jewel of the Gulf Islands: Galiano

... silent auction.  Fundraiser for the Galiano Health Centre. 1 -4 pm $30 at the door or call 250-539-5976 PHOTOS: W. Ruth Kozak Tags: beach, camping, cycling, Family Friendly, fishing, hiking, island, kayaking, Outdoors & Recreation, parks, whale-watching ...
July 29th, 2009 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: beach, camping, cycling, Family Friendly, fishing, hiking, island, kayaking, Outdoors & Recreation, parks, whale-watching

Backroads: Green Family Trip Advisor

... }); GEvent.addListener(map,'resize', function() { map.setCenter(map._lastCenter); }); } Tags: backroads, biking, camping, eco travel, family travel, grand tetons, green family travel, green travel, hiking, trip advisor, yellowstone ...
July 29th, 2009 | Jennifer | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: backroads, biking, camping, eco travel, family travel, grand tetons, green family travel, green travel, hiking, trip advisor, yellowstone

Trail & hiking safety for families

... forecast always pack cold weather gear – just in case. Warm days can turn extra chilly at night, especially if you’re not used to camping and hiking. Hypothermia is extremely dangerous, and happens when your body temp lowers too much. Know the signs of hypothermia in both kids and adults. Bring extra garbage bags so you can pack up and carry out any refuse you come across. See some more tips for safe and eco-friendly hiking and camping. Photo by Bob Von Normann: Courtesy Humboldt County...
July 22nd, 2009 | Jennifer | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: basic first aid class, camping, eco-friendly hiking, experienced hikers, green adventures, green vacation, hiking, Hypothermia, into the wild

It’s Folk Music Festival Time!

... the Festival’s website for detailed directions.  You can also take the West Coast Express from Vancouver and stay the weekend.  There is camping on-site @ $20 per adult for weekend and other amenities. For local accomodations check with Mission Visitor Info Centre or  Abbotsford Visitor Centre This is a beautiful outdoor setting overlooking the river.  For a day in the outdoors bring along insect repellent, sun hat and sunscreen, warm clothes for evening, waterproof ground cover and rain...
July 12th, 2009 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Announcements, beach, camping, Events, Family Friendly, folk music, outdoors, Outdoors & Recreation, park, The Arts

Huck Finn Jubilee for Fathers and Others

... Pack your imagination and come on down! Huck Finn Jubilee June 19-21 $15-$20 per day, adults; $5, ages 6-11, under 6, free Weekend passes available; camping at additional charg Mojave Narrows Reginal Park 18000 Yates Rd, Victorville 92392 Event information: (951) 341-8080 Tags: Arts and Entertainment, camping, classic cars, crafts, escapes, Events, Family Friendly, father's day, Food & Beverage, games, Huck Finn, music, singing ...
June 19th, 2009 | M. L. Johnson | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Arts and Entertainment, camping, classic cars, crafts, escapes, Events, Family Friendly, father's day, Food & Beverage, games, Huck Finn, music, singing

This Weekend. . . the Tacoma RV Show

... 12 and under FREE.  A 2 for 1 weekday adult or senior admission discount coupon is available.     Image credit:  SXC Tags: camping, car-trips, Events, Family Friendly, Getting Around - Local Transportation, recreational vehicles, Scenic & Short Trips, Sports & Recreation, Tacoma, This Weekend ...
January 8th, 2009 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: camping, car-trips, Events, Family Friendly, Getting Around - Local Transportation, recreational vehicles, Scenic & Short Trips, Sports & Recreation, Tacoma, This Weekend