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Campers Beware – The Bots Are Back

Campers Beware – The Bots Are Back Remember back in the good old days when you looked forward to getting up early to try and reserve a campsite?  Or how about way back in the day when all you could do was call the reservation agency to reserve your camping vacation for the summer?  More […]

Yosemite Campgrounds Open for 2021

Yosemite Campgrounds Open for 2021: In case you missed it, Yosemite National Park opened up additional campgrounds for camping!  Now you can make a reservation and camp at Upper Pines, Lower Pines, North Pines, Wawona, Tuolumne Meadows and Camp 4 for arrival through August 14th.  Unfortunately, most campsites are already booked for arrivals through August […]

Best Place to See Synchronous Fireflies

The best place to see Synchronous fireflies in North America is in the Elkmont area of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The little (lightning) buggers put on a spectacular display usually from May to mid-June. You can also see them toward the backend of Cades Cove (Abrams Falls trailhead) or at Cataloochee Valley. The largest […]

5 Reasons You Should Go Camping

By David Gray, Master Camper and Head of Content at Best Tent For You Whether you are an avid camper already, or a novice looking for reasons to start planning your first trip, I have found five great reasons why you should go camping. I’ve also included a couple of interesting studies to back up […]

Yosemite Campground Status

Yosemite Campground Status: As of February 26, 2021: 50% of the campsites in Upper Pines and some campsites in Lower Pines and North Pines can be reserved. All of these campsites are currently sold out through mid July. Yosemite National Park hopes to open other campgrounds/campsites in 2021, but dates have not been determined.  Little […]

How to Get A Campsite Availability Alert With Campsite Assist

Tips to Improve Your Chances of Getting a Campsite Availability Alert Camping is more popular today than it has ever been.  Your favorite campgrounds are booking up farther in advance than usual, making it more important to make reservations as soon as possible. Unfortunately getting a campsite reservation has also become as tough as ever. […]

Tips to Reserve A Campsite on ReserveCalifornia

Anyone who has tried to get a campsite reservation using ReserveCalifornia.com knows it is very difficult. This is especially true at the popular campgrounds like San Elijo State Beach, South Carlsbad State Beach, Doheny State Beach, Leo Carrillo State Park, Refugio State Beach and others. Demand far exceeds supply for the limited number of campsites […]

Find Available Campsites With Campsite Assist

Find Available Campsites With Campsite Assist:  CAMPSITE ASSIST is an advanced online tool that finds available campsites when someone cancels a reservation at sold-out campgrounds throughout the USA. CAMPSITE ASSIST alerts a user (via text and email) when a campsite becomes available and includes a link to the reservation website or availability results page so […]