Where can I go in SoCal for a 3 day weekend? [more inside]
In September, I've got 10 days to see everything I can see from Minneapolis to Portland, OR along the route of Amtrak's Empire Builder. Know anything about these places? I'm looking for some Metafilter reconnaissance about my route. [more inside]
i'm driving from nyc up to forked lake in the adirondacks tomorrow morning, following a pretty direct path from the city. can someone recommend some nice stops along the way and/or a nice drive that digresses from google's? [more inside]
Our group of 5 families, a total of 24 people, is going camping over Labor Day weekend. We are trying to figure out the best way to organize/share meal planning. We get there Friday afternoon and leave after breakfast on Monday. Any suggestions?
I want to go away for a good day's walking and 1 or 2 night's camping in the south of England next Monday / Tuesday and would like suggestions for any good routes people know. [more inside]
Where are the best places in New South Wales to camp in close proximity to a beach? But wait, here's the catch... [more inside]
Looking for recommendations for lodging on the SW Michigan lake coast (Saugatuck, South Haven) on a budget for a couple of days. [more inside]
Going to be in Wisconsin this weekend around the Green Bay area. Can anyone suggest a good campground around there? We are going to be tent camping but would like a campground that has a shower since we are road tripping.
suggestions for celebrating my 40th birthday in san francisco? [more inside]
Looking for beautiful places to go camping within 400 miles of Los Angeles for a couple days in August. I don't want to go to a "camp site" though. Stunning views of Rivers, Lakes, mountains or the ocean are a plus. [more inside]
What are your recommendations for a good water filter for backpacking trips? [more inside]
We're taking a camping trip around Eastern Kentucky during the first week of August. What should we do along the way? [more inside]
I’m considering biking from Madison, WI to Austin, TX in October. Please help me assess whether this is a good idea. [more inside]
Beach camping in Southern California? [more inside]
Can you recommend some good, rustic camping areas within three hours of Portsmouth, NH? [more inside]
We would like to plan a family trip (myself, husband, 15 & 18 yo athletic teens) to the New River/Gauley in WV & would like some recommendations about which river, which outfitter, and lodging recommendations. [more inside]
Any tips on car camping with a 6-month-old? [more inside]
The Mister and I are planning to head to the San Juan Islands in Washington for an extended outdoor adventure in September. Tell us what you know about visiting the San Juans! [more inside]
A friend and I are looking at going to boulder in Fontainebleau, France in the early part of August. We don't have a car. What's our best way to get around? [more inside]
My girlfriend and I are trying to plan a 10-14 day camping trip out west. Trouble is, neither of us have been camping since we were kids. Looking for suggestions on where to go, and how to not get eaten by bears. [more inside]
DallastoArkansascampingFilter: I'm looking to take my family (wife and Two children) to Arkansas for a long weekend of camping. Im looking for a semi secluded cabin area with fun activities around the cabin (Fishing, canoeing, swimming, hiking, etc..) Can anyone recommend any such areas? Also looking at the closest area near Tx, as i don't want to drive all the way across Arkansas to get there. Thanks in advance.
Ok, I conquered the US, now I want to go RV'ing in Italy!! Anyone with experience? [more inside]
Where should I camp this weekend in Oregon? [more inside]
I am planning a trip to California late July with a friend and I wouldn't mind renting transportation to get around. Would it be feasible / possible to rent some kind of hippie van and sleep in it along the coast?
Fourth of July fireworks displays near Thurmont, MD? [more inside]
Are there any good overnight/weekend camping/other trips in and around Baltimore for two cyclists staying on the pavement? No car. Trying to make my honey's graduation & birthday a good one. [more inside]
seeking oasis: roadtrip from phx to la - looking for good camping with natural water in between the two cities. mid-desert hot springs or cliff diving or swimming holes? [more inside]
Last year we went on a camping trip to PEI and Nova Scotia and we had a great time. This summer we are thinking of going on a similar getaway. But in the last week or so, we've noticed articles online about a fire ant infestation. How widespread is the ant problem? Should we think about going somewhere else on our camping trip?
Please give me your best long-distance hiking / bicycle touring / <insert other adventurous endurance activity> food recipes! [more inside]
Need a fast alternative to a rained out camping day in Massachusetts. [more inside]
Where to car camp with a dog either a) along I-90 in OH or NY, or b) along the northern shore of Lake Ontario?
we're two women driving from milwaukee, wisconsin to central vermont with our dog, and we'd like to car camp along the way. we need a camping place that's dog friendly, not loud and obnoxious, and isn't run by religious fundamentalists (we're clearly total homos). any recommendations on sites? [more inside]
Hiking, biking, camping in the Klamath Falls/Crater Lake, Southern Central Oregon area? [more inside]
Help us escape NYC via train and get lost in the woods! [more inside]
So where can I go see this Milky Way you speak of? More specifically, where's an awesome local place to go see the stars if I'm based in Los Angeles and with a wife who doesn't camp?
Great backpacking tent for two people and a large dog? [more inside]
I'm a female in my early 20s and am going on a company hike to to the juan de fuca marine trail in a few weeks. We're hiking like 23 miles in two days and carrying 20-30lb packs. The trail has been described as "moderate to difficult." I am not overweight but I am NOT in shape. I do not work out. I am afraid this ordeal might just kill me. I am an indoor girl. I'm seriously regretting my decision to do this. But it's too late to go back now. [more inside]
Calling all Italians: Walking from Firenze to Roma, advice needed! [more inside]
Prior to a few short camping breaks this summer I'm looking to purchase a camping portaloo - more for my wife's benefit you understand! Any advice on models/makes etc and how much chemical stock I need. Also how user friendly are they?, if you know what I mean...
What information, advice and personal accounts can you give me regarding a hike into the Keet Seal site in the Navajo National Monument? [more inside]
Need some suggestions for Oregon camping. I'm located in Eugene. My wife's b-day is coming up and we're due some off-the-beaten track in Nature time. We'll have four days and don't want to drive more than 4 hours or so, so that's a radius of 240 miles in any direction. We'd like to find some place off-road that our van (old, not particularly robust) can negotiate which is ripe for exploring, camping and checking out. [more inside]
I want to go camping this weekend somewhere inside a 3 hour drive (or so) from Seattle. I'd prefer backcountry camping so I've got some isolation. But I don't particularly want to hike and camp in the snow, so I need to stick to a low elevation. What are some good options?
What is your best advice, recipes and cocktails for an RV camping newb? [more inside]
I need help finding a camping site near Denver. There will be 6-8 people, and we'll be camping Friday and Saturday nights in the middle of July. Where can we find a place with scenery, at least some privacy, and access to swimming? [more inside]
Where can I find public access beach camping in Washington State? [more inside]
Planning a bike trip in Oregon, need some help. [more inside]
camping filter: where to camp in/around vancouver, BC? [more inside]
We've a gallon of Rebel Yell, a tupperware of pesto pasta, and 200 pages to go. But where to? Where in the DC area can we get away from people on Memorial Day weekend for cheap? [more inside]
I'm going camping this weekend and want to deck out my tent in style. Where in the greater Los Angeles area can I get battery-powered string lights, ready-to-use EL wire, and other such self-sustaining glowy bits?
What are some suggestions for coordinating a "dating game" or fun "speed dating" activity at an outdoor camping event this weekend? The general intent of the activity is to laugh, get people more familiar and comfortable with each other (platonically or romantically), and maybe even make some matches. Attendees will be grown women and men of assorted social persuasions. [more inside]
I'm looking for extremely primitive beach camping sites (preferably on the Chesapeake) in the DC/MD/VA area. I'm talking about places with no running water, no bathrooms, nothing but nature for miles around. Assateague Island's backcountry camping sites are a perfect example of what I'm looking for. Any suggestions? Thanks!