Camping just isn’t for everyone. If you are someone who doesn’t enjoy trading in their creature comforts for a closer relationship with nature and the great outdoors, fear not. There are indeed many unique ways that you can make the entire experience endlessly more comfortable and more enjoyable; here’s how.
Rent an RV
Is it the idea of sleeping in a tent on the floor that puts you off of the entire prospect of going camping? If so, there is a simple solution; renting an RV or motorhome. An RV is like having a mini home away from home and it comes equipped with all of the daily living essentials, from cozy beds to refrigerators, microwaves, and functional cooktops. Worried about budget? Don’t stress. Many campers are often surprised to discover just how affordable RV rental prices are these days. This is especially true if you are looking to rent an RV that sleeps five people or less. A standard RV is a popular option among families and can sleep up to five individuals, while a compact RV can usually accommodate two or three.
Bring a hammock along
There is nothing quite as relaxing as taking a nap in a comfortable hammock which you have set up all by yourself. Hammocks are cheap to buy and you can even DIY one if you wish.
Choose your campsite wisely
Whether or not you will be camping in an RV, being selective about the campsite that you choose is recommended for maximum comfort. While you will obviously want to move away from the hustle and bustle of the busy city, you definitely won’t want to be too far away from civilization just in case you need to stock up on a few things, such as ice or snacks, after a couple of days.
Pack a tarp
A tarp will provide your tent with extra protection from the elements if the weather refuses to co-operate. Simply throw it over your tent at the first sign of rain. You can also use it to create a large shaded area if the campsite at which you are staying is lacking trees. It will provide relief and a comfortable spot under which to relax when that sun is beating down and the temperatures are soaring.
Get the right gear
A great pair of walking shoes, high quality pillows, and a thickly cushioned sleeping bag can make the world of difference when it comes to enhancing camping comfort. Spend a bit more money when shopping for camping gear even if it isn’t something that you do often. You will be so very glad that you did!
Work on your mindset
Try your best to embrace the outdoors-y experience whole heartedly even if it isn’t ‘your thing’. By remaining positive and enthusiastic, you never know just how much you might actually enjoy it despite your initial reservations.
See? Camping needn’t be the arduous, uncomfortable escapade that you have been expecting. Comfortable camping is achievable even when you are on a limited budget!