Bridalveil Creek Campground Review

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This September we embarked on a crazy new adventure by squeezing 2 families into our 9 passenger E150 Ford Club Wagon and headed to Bridalveil Creek Campground inside Yosemite National Park. We left early Thursday morning to avoid the crowds to secure a first come first serve campsite in the remote Glacier Point area. My wife's first cousin, Lani, along with her hubby Yammy and 3 boys were visiting us from the Philippines. This was their first camping trip in the high Sierra Mountains. … Continue reading this article...

Kirkham Hot Springs

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If you want to soak your body in one of the best free natural  hot springs in the United States, I highly recommend Kirkham hot springs located in the Boise national forest in central Idaho.  In my book, it's the the highest ranking hot springs that I have ever experienced. There are at least a half dozen pools of varying degrees for soaking. All this is done as you listen to and watch the river roll by you.  What makes this place more desirable for out of town travelers is an adjacent … Continue reading this article...

How to Pack For a Month Long Car Camping Trip

If you are looking for advice on how to pack for a month long car camping trip, then read on.  I just completed a month long camping trip with my  family and I know we carried over 100 pounds of junk that we never used.  I used to tell myself, "If you don't have it, you don't need it.".  I am now telling my wife "If we have it, we probably don't need it."  No sense carrying all your prepping gear on a family camping trip.  Come to think about it, if I was prepping or if the SHTF, then I would … Continue reading this article...