From the best camping gear to pack and tips for first-timers and families, to destination ideas and inspirational stories, you’ll find everything you need to know to go camping in the U.S. or abroad.
Artisanal s’mores, comfy loungewear, and a flask with camp-ready features are only a few of our ideas for the outdoor adventurers on your list.
Sometimes it feels as though the Golden State is one vast parkland. Where to peer into tide pools, hike the coast, and get your redwood on.
Desert mountains, sandy beaches, clear blue rivers, and deep canyons. The Lone Star State has it all—and you can find it in a state park.
How to make the best camp coffee? So glad you asked.
Plus a detailed, downloadable version that you can use for your next campout
With design-forward camp furniture, mood lighting, and accents, you can transform your next camping trip into a seriously chic glamp-out.
Located on Monterey Bay, the new Fort Ord Dunes State Park campground is slated to be bookable in 2022 and will be the first coastal campground to open in California in 30 years.
Outpost adventure camps make Chile’s backcountry a lot more accessible—and a lot ritzier.
The “Chocolate Village by the River” gives chocoholics prime access to the Teta Frida chocolate factory.
One AFAR editor spent four days on a remote Alaskan island sleeping in a canvas tent, foraging for berries, and taking daily saunas. Sound like your ideal trip? There’s still room to sign up for the Guest House 2019 this fall.
Most hard-core campers go minimal with their backcountry camping cuisine, but one food-obsessed group goes all out for a wild feast that is both ridiculous and sublime.
Collective Retreats is adding new modular structures called “Outlook Shelters,” and they are now available for booking.
Krug Champagne has teamed with the luxury retreat Blackberry Farm to make Smoky Mountain summer evenings even sweeter.
To help the 39 million Americans who can’t afford a summer vacation, Under Canvas launched a “pay what you can” campaign to get more people outside together.