The Best Camping Activities For Outdoor Fun
If you’re a big fan of camping, then you know the drill. First, you have to unload the car. Then, you have to put up the tent. Outdoor toilet, anyone? Even with all the mosquitoes and the looming threat of bears, you still pack up your camping cooler and get out in the great wild to find peace and relaxation. Here are the best things to do when you’re out camping:
Fishing – Smell the open air from the shore, the dock, or the boat, while you relax in the beauty of nature and wait for a hook. Fishing is the ultimate escape for those who want to catch their dinner an Continue Reading
Top 3 Spots for Family Summer Fun in the US
Before summer ends and school begins make the most of your vacation time by spending it with your families. While the weather is still nice, consider where you want to spend time with your family as we count down the top 3 outdoor spots for summer family fun.
3. Sun and Sand Beach Vacation
Going on vacation is one of the best ways of getting away from your stressful routine. 78% of families surveyed in the United States said that they plan two or more vacations per year. 29% of the surveyed 1,100 American adults preferred beaches and other warm weather options. Unsurprisingly, Florida regularly have the most tourists of any state, so far reporting over 69,463,000 tourists only halfway through 2015. If you are planning a vacation anytime soon, you may be one of the 69% of Americans w Continue Reading
The Countless Benefits Of Summer Camp For Kids
In a busy and modern world, we tend to take exercise for granted. It can be difficult to get the commonly prescribed amount of exercise per day when you have another paper to turn in or your day is already filled to the brim with obligations. Children are still developing mentally and physically, with the CDC (The Centers For Disease Control) suggesting at least an hour of exercise daily for children and adolescents to remain in tip-top shape, and are under even more pressure than adults to maintain healthy growth. If you’re a parent finding your busy schedule too inflexible to permit the bare minimum, read on to learn more about summer camps — they’re a fun and Continue Reading
Following Football Fanatics Across the Pond
Soccer, or football as it is more popularly known outside of the U.S., is the most popular sport in the world. According to the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) more than 240 million people around the world play soccer regularly. And surveys show the sport enjoys an estimates 3.5 BILLION fans and viewers worldwide.
Towns with populations as with less than 200 people in countries like Costa Rica and Guatemala are known to have soccer fields.
With such impressive numbers, it’s no surprise that soccer has some of the most passionate fans of any sport. All over the world, from Scotland to Sweden to Italy to Brazil, soccer events draw enormous crowds. Soccer enthusiasts jump at any opportunity to see their favorite teams play.
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The Dos and Don’ts of a Successful Camping Trip
This year, almost 81% of people are planning to take three or more camping trips. There are many obvious thing to remember about camping, but many people don’t know the dos and don’ts of making sure everyone has a fun, safe trip. Camping is a great way to get away for a few days and reconnect with loved ones and/or nature. Being smart will ensure a successful trip for everyone!
Make Pool Time a Party With These 3 Awesome Games
Anyone who has a pool in their backyard knows how lucky they are, especially during the summer months. Pools automatically create a paradise in any backyard, and quickly transform your outdoor environment into a mecca for family fun.
When it comes to family pool time, games are often a fun and imaginative way to get the whole family active, and involved.
Here are three popular pool games that the whole family will love:
Sharks and Minnows
This classic pool game is a tried and true swimming pool game favorite. To play sharks and minnows, designate one player as the ‘shark’ and the rest of the players as minnows. Each player will stand around the perimeter of the pool. When the shark yells “sharks and minnows” the players must jump into the pool and try to swim to the other sid Continue Reading
Alaskan Adventure Fishing on the Last Frontier
For thousands of years our ancestors have fished. Originally a means to provide food, over the generations, fishing has also become a popular recreational activity. In 2013 alone, more than 55 million Americans took a fishing trip.
Because the activity offers great opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, and is child-friendly, the sport is ideal for families. In fact, more than 10 million children under the age of 17 went fishing in 2013. Family fishing vacations are becoming increasingly popular. And for those who want to enjoy a unique, comprehensive getaway, an Alaska fishing lodge is the place to be.
Adventure in Alaskan Fishing Vacations
Alaska is often referred to as “The Last Frontier” of the U.S. With miles and miles of undisturbed nature, the lush Alaskan w Continue Reading
3 Simple Ways to Make Pools More Energy Efficient
Between pool heaters, pool lighting systems, and all the other pool products homeowners’ swimming areas may have, pool can consume quite a bit of energy. This not only leads to a higher bill, but is also bad for the environment.
Luckily, there are some ways to make pools more energy efficient. Here are just a few of the simplest tricks.
Put a Cover On. One of the easiest to make a pool more energy efficient is to put a cover on it. This reduces evaporation, which is one of the biggest ways pools suck energy. Continue Reading