Since 2020, the pandemic-related travel restrictions and social distancing measures have spiked the interest in camping vacations. And, over the past two years, the number of campsite bookings has soared 500%. So, if you have been considering treating yourself and your whole family with the ultimate camping trip you are certainly not alone.
And, when planned well, a road trip and overnight stays under the stars can make for the perfect relaxing vacation – no matter whether there are only the two of you in your family or you are planning to invite your friends along. Here are some unmissable trips to make your upcoming trip even more memorable. Start planning today!
Understand the Current Climate
Firstly, it is important to understand that travel has changed dramatically since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. And, even if some countries have started to open up to travel again, it is still important to be aware of vaccination, testing, and social distancing requirements. Indeed, each region, state, and even campsite might have different regulations you’ll need to follow.
Additionally, as the gas prices continue to rise, it is important to keep in mind that traveling far can heavily weigh on your budget. If you are looking to keep expenses low, you might consider finding a hidden pearl to explore in your region or municipality. After all, if you have found a beautiful natural landscape to enjoy, it doesn’t matter how far it is from home!
Decide What Type of Camping Trip To Have
One of the greatest benefits of a camping trip is that you have endless possibilities for making it unique. For example, you might consider enjoying a back-to-nature vacation and staying in a tent. Traveling light might put you outside of your comfort zone, but it can certainly make for a memorable experience.
Alternatively, you might consider investing in a converted van. Or, if you are looking for a more hands-off approach, a glamping vacation might just be the best compromise!
Craft a Detailed Itinerary – But Leave Space for Spontaneity!
If you are looking to save money on the road and have a stress-free trip, you should consider planning in advance. However, the beauty of camping trips is that you have the freedom to travel around and explore nearby locations in complete freedom. So, make sure to plan a detailed itinerary, but be open to changes and last-minute adventures.
Take Photos and Videos
Whether this is your first vacation since 2020 or you are looking to immortalize the beauty of a new place, taking photos and videos can make your vacation memorable. However, too often, the incredible shots and videos you have taken end up hidden away in your phone camera roll. This is where working with a video production company or a photo album designer can help you bring your dearest memories to life.
Plan Activities and Bring Entertainment
Camping itself is a great activity to bring the whole family together. However, the right games, activities, and entertainment can help everyone have the best time. Just make sure to leave enough room in your car for cards, chess sets, and other games – yes, a football is a must-have!