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A family focused blog about outdoor adventures and travel

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Summer and Bill out for a walk in New Mexico

Welcome to our family travel and outdoor blog! We’re Summer and Bill, a married couple who love exploring new places and spending time in nature with our kids. We created this blog to share our adventures, tips, and stories with other families who want to experience the beauty of the outdoors. Whether you’re a seasoned camper or just starting out, we hope our blog inspires you to plan your next family adventure and create lasting memories. So grab a cup of coffee, sit back, and join us as we explore the world together!

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Hiking in the rain can be an invigorating experience. The scent of the wet earth and the pitter-patter of raindrops are all part of outdoor adventures. But let's be honest, wet feet are no fun. Cold, clammy toes can quickly turn a thrilling hike into a miserable experience. Here is your expert guide to keeping your feet dry and comfortable, no matter what the weather throws your way.

Get ready to conquer winter camping like a pro! This article is your trusty sidekick in navigating the world of rooftop tents. Whether you're a seasoned winter warrior or a first-time frost explorer, this guide will help you pick the perfect rooftop tent for your needs, ensuring you'll be snug as a bug in your rooftop tent.

A Fall hiking trip brings with it the breathtaking beauty of changing foliage and crisp air, but it also presents unique challenges that demand careful consideration for a safe and enjoyable experience. In this article you will learn the essentials of preparing for autumn treks.

Hike the trails with confidence as our comprehensive guide provides essential tips and insights on understanding snake behavior, choosing appropriate footwear, and adopting cautious yet enjoyable hiking practices. Arm yourself with knowledge about venomous species, recognize warning signs, and master essential techniques to reduce the risk of snake encounters.

Embark on a transformative journey as we unravel the essence of slow travel. Beyond a mere movement, it's a mindful lifestyle, redefining the way we explore the world. In this exploration, we delve into the philosophy of slow travel—where the journey becomes as significant as the destination.

Camping trips are a great way to escape the humdrum of everyday life and immerse ourselves in nature. As much as we love taking our furry friends along, ensuring their safety and keeping them within designated boundaries can be a challenge. We explore the best GPS options in the guide to keep your dog safe at camp.

Google has published a list of the top trending holiday gifts and we have selected the best of those for your outdoor and travel loving friends and family. If you are looking for a leg up on picking the best gifts this year than check out this list.

From budget and lightweight options to very expensive custom models, these are the best hiking poles to help you hike faster and farther. We break down everything you need to pick the perfect set up hiking poles and give our top picks.