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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 […]

2021 National Park FREE Days!

The 2021 National Park free days have been set. Visitors will have 6 select days to enjoy some of our nation’s best sights completely free of charge. The National Park Service will waive entry fees, some of which can range up to $35, for all visitors. January 18: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day April […]

Best Steamboat Springs Area Campgrounds

The best Steamboat Springs area campgrounds include 13 family-friendly camps next to creeks, rivers, lakes and beautiful meadows. All offer opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors and enjoy some quality time with the family! Dry Lake Dry Lake Campground has 8 campsites and is located 8 miles northeast of Steamboat Springs.  The campground is fist-come, […]