When it comes to camping, Canada has earned its rightful spot as a sought-after destination. From Gros Morne National Park in Newfoundland to Fundy National Park in New Brunswick, Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario, and Banff National Park in Alberta, there is no shortage of picturesque spots to pitch a tent and hang out for the weekend, or even longer.
Of course, the inspiration phase comes before the trip planning phase, so the question becomes — what, or rather, who, are the best sources for camping-specific content, to help spark the (camp) fire for your next trip (see what we did there)?
With camping season just around the corner, we’ve compiled a list of our 5 favourite blogs to follow for all your camping needs.
- 50 Campfires: The Camping Authority
The name says it all. 50 Campfires offers readers great camping content, including tips and tricks, recipes, the latest gear, and more. The best part? You can filter by location, to make sure you’re keeping up to date on content specific to your area of interest.
- Happiest Outdoors
Are you planning a trip to Vancouver? Look no further. Blog creator Taryn offers her readers articles like “15 Unusual Hikes Near Vancouver”, “Most Instagrammed Hikes in Vancouver”, and “The Ultimate Guide to the Pacific Marine Circle Route on Vancouver Island”. Her website also branches off to cover other destinations (such as the Canadian Rockies and Atlantic Canada), along with backpacking trip lists, gear recommendations, and more.
- Don’t worry, RV travelers; we have something for you too. Check out RV Travel for tons of RV-specific resources, including maintenance and repair content, gizmos and gadgets, daily tips, and their Amazon ‘deals of the day’ curated list.
- Wild Magazine
Coming to us from down under, Wild Magazine is a pretty beautiful website. Featuring stunning editorial-style photography, the blog (although primarily focused on Australian camping) can offer Canadian campers useful photography tips for their next trip, along with awesome gear reviews and suggestions. This site has it all, even if you are camping locally.
- Beyond the Tent
Beyond the Tent has a little bit of everything for everyone. From campground information to recipes, first-hand experiences with nature, gear suggestions, backpacking, and ‘glamping’ tips, RV camping insights, and more, Beyond the Tent is an incredible resource for campers.