Virginia Bird Watching

Basic Birding Tips For Beginners While Camping

Have you always loved birding but have never had the time to do it right? Are you planning on a camping trip where you can enjoy birding with your family? Well, if you’re a beginner to birding, here are some useful tips you should consider. Image Source: Wikimedia Commons • Always keep an eye on

Sleeping bags

Choosing the Right Sleeping Bag

Virginia camping offers a wide range of temperatures from early spring to late fall. If you’re the kind of camper who likes variety and travels quite a bit you’ll need to stock all-weather sleeping bags. Some things to look for when purchasing a good sleeping bag are as follows: Durability – Today’s sleeping bags are made

cleaning your camping cast iron

Cleaning Your Camping Cast Iron

Cast iron is a favorite cookware today, particularly for campers. Cast iron skillets can retain heat very well, and they are naturally nonstick when maintained properly. But many people are confused when it comes to cleaning cast iron skillets. There are many ways of cleaning them and some work better than others. The first method

Protect your gear from mold

Fixing Mold And Mildew Problems With Your Camping Gear

Most of the time when you decide to go camping, it involves a pretty hefty amount of planning and preparation. It would be terribly disheartening to start that process off with the discovery that your gear has succumbed to mold and mildew. These fungal terrors thrive in dark, damp locations. A folded-up tent that was

Camping First Aid Kit

Create a Camping First Aid Kit

We want your camping trip to be injury-free but sometimes things happen that you’ll need a band-aid for or some over-the-counter medication. You’ll be glad to have a first-aid kit on board when these things happen and you can quickly remedy the situation. Each family will have its own unique items that should be included

RV kitchen checklist

Use an RV Kitchen Checklist

Nothing ruins a camping trip quicker than realizing that you forgot to pack some of your most important RV kitchen supplies. Having the right cookware, for example, can mean the difference from eating canned soup or roasted chicken and potatoes. Planning for your camping trip meals can be intimidating, but it is made much easier

Virginia Northern Cardinal

Bird Watching Tips for Beginners

Bird watching is a popular spectator sport in the United States and is popular in many other countries across the world. In fact, the sport is as popular as football or baseball in some of these countries. We think you’ll enjoy it and will use the following tips for getting the most out of your

Lantern for camping

Choosing a Camping Lantern

Every camper is unique and each has favorite camping gear they always bring with them on a camping trip. When it comes to lanterns that remains true as well. Every camper will have their favorite type of lantern though some may be specific to where the camping trip will take place. Camping lanterns can be