For avid travelers, camping is a dream. How better to experience a destination? You get to bunk up with the wildlife and stare at the stars from a whole new angle. It’s something special for sure. And, there’s the benefit of camping being so cheap.
But, for those accustomed to hotel vacations, camping is far from their minds. Why put yourself through it when you could have a bed to sleep in? To be honest, this is one of those things you need to experience to understand it. And, understand it you should. That’s why we’ve put together a list of some camping destinations no one could sniff at. Of course, the destinations themselves are only half the battle. First, you need to get your gear. Reviews, like the ones you’ll find by clicking here, are your best bet for finding a decent tent. Make sure, too, to stock up on camp stoves, sleeping mats and so forth. Then, buckle up and follow us on our camping journey around the world.
You don’t need us to tell you that Canada is a dream destination. With amazing wildlife and natural parks galore, this is a fantastic selection for a camping trip. You’ll be spoilt for choice. Two sites worth special mentions are Pacific Rim National Park Reserve and Athabasca Sand Dunes Provincial Park. At Pacific Rim, you’ll be spoilt for choice between lush forest and beach views stretching as far as the eye can see. At Athabasca Sand Dunes, you’ll be in for an experience of an entirely different kind. These stunning sand dunes form Canada’s largest active sand surface and provide an authentic camping experience. Bear in mind that this is a rustic experience. Don’t expect any campsite comforts here!
Or, you could head to England’s shores to enjoy some greenery during your camping trip. Camping in the Cotswolds will see you among iconic rolling hills. Here, there are hiking opportunities galore. You’ll also get the chance to visit some English stately homes. Or, you could go to the Lake District in Cumbria. England’s largest national park is sure to take your breath away, with its glacial lakes. You’ll also have the chance to see Scafell Pike, England’s highest mountain. And, don’t forget to check out Wastwater, the country’s deepest lake!
Or, perhaps you would like your first campsite to be closer to home. Here in the USA, there are some fantastic destinations. Namely, Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. This 3,500-sq.-mile wilderness includes over 2,150 campsites, so you’ll be spoilt for choice. With 67 different species of mammal and around 150 species of birds, this is a wildlife lover’s paradise. Or, you could head for a sight like Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska. There’s no denying this will be a change of temperature, but it’s a camping trip you won’t forget in a hurry. Here, you’ll be able to sleep beside some of the world’s most impressive tidewater glaciers. Talk about a sight to wake up to.