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Camping is a great way to get to know places up close. The great thing about it is that there are so many ways to do it. You can go wild camping with a tent and sleep under the stars. You can go to a campground that has just the bare minimum of facilities or one that has just about everything you could need. And if you don’t want to be in a tent, you can camp in an RV. Many people love the idea of being a bit more in touch with nature, but they don’t want to rough it. If you would rather add a bit of luxury into your experience, try some of the methods below.
Find Luxury Campsites
A campground doesn’t have to be just an empty space, with perhaps some toilets and showers. There are so many other facilities they can provide to make your trip amazing. Some places have swimming pools and saunas. Others have playgrounds and on-site activities that people can join in with. If you want your trip to be a bit more comfortable and entertaining, look for one of these resort-like campgrounds. You won’t get bored with nothing to do, and they’re excellent for families who want to take the kids. In some places, you can also find adult-only campgrounds. There are also permanent tents such as teepees and yurts, which are more comfortable.
Get an RV
If tents aren’t for you, you might consider getting an RV. You can rent one for a trip or buy one you can use again and again. Some of the ones available are the ultimate in luxury camping. You can take a small home with you wherever you go, so you have all the comforts you need. You could have a kitchen, plenty of space to sleep, and a substantial living area. There are several types of RV from which to choose your vehicle. You might prefer a relatively small travel trailer, or you might look for a much larger motorhome.
Take Home Comforts
Sometimes it only takes a few comfort items to transform your camping experience. If you’re driving to your destination, don’t limit what you take. There’s room to pack more than just the bare essentials. And if there isn’t, you can add a roof box or use a trailer. You might benefit from taking camping chairs, blankets, pillows, and lots of lights. Think about all the things that make you comfortable at home.
Cook Gourmet Meals
People often think that cooking while camping is difficult. Of course, it’s much easier if you have a kitchen in your RV. But if you have to rely on camping stoves or open fires, you can still cook meals fit for a king. Don’t limit yourself to heating up cans of things you wouldn’t usually eat. Why not adapt some of the dishes you would make at home? Or look for some camping foods you can easily make in one pot.
You can turn camping into a luxury experience if you know how. A bit of extra planning can make sure you have the best time.
What do you think? Do you prefer more rugged camping? Or would you be happy to camp comfortably?