How to Have an Unforgettable Backyard Campout with Kids
As the need to stay close to home continues for the foreseeable future, we could use some reminders of those simpler times when we could gather with our friends, attend work and school, and go camping on the weekends. For outdoorsy families, hunkering down like this is a recipe for grumpy parents and bored kids, but it doesn’t have to be. You can still mix things up and get outside without posing a risk to your family and community—the backyard campout! Here are a few tips to make it memorable.
7 Ways to Turn a Backyard Campout into a Fun At-home Adventure
1) Pitch a Tent Your comfortable bed might be just a few feet away, but for the full experience you need to go all in. No matter if your backyard is a few acres or the width of your tent’s footprint, site selection matters. You’re looking for a flat spot of course, but also one that affords the best view. It might be on your deck, in your driveway, or if you don’t have a yard, your livi.... Continue Reading at Oars