As an outdoor enthusiast, you already know the massive amount of blogs out there covering camping and the outdoors. From general blogs covering a wide range of different types of activities to specialist blogs focusing on just one niche, there are so many blogs that it may get confusing trying to keep track of them all. For your convenience, we have listed below the top outdoors and camping blogs currently on the web.
- 1) Beyond the Tent
- 2) Adventure Parents
- 3) Outdoors Geek
- 4) Adventures of Dave & Ann
- 5) Ardent Camper
- 6) Currently Wandering
- 7) Gr8 Lakes Camper
- 8) Kellogg Show
- 9) Expert Vagabond
- 10) Brian's Backpacking Blog
- 11) Chris Townsend Outdoors
- 12) Hiking in Finland
- 13) Section Hiker
- 14) Woods Monkey
- 15) Paul Kirtley's Blog
- 16) Master Woodsman
- 17) American Grouch
- 18) Wild About Scotland
- 19) All the Camping Gear
- 20) Yellow Fields
- 21) Camping in the Forest
- 22) Trail Cooking
- 23) Florida Hikes!
- 24) 100 Peaks
- 25) The Dirtbag Diaries
- 26) The Outdoor Adventure
- 27) Hiking the Trail
- 28) The Big Outside
- 29) Hiking Forward
- 30) Modern Hiker
- 31) Appalachian Trails
- 32) Cool of the Wild
This broad camping site covers all of the essentials, from gear to destinations and beyond. There is a free family camping guide that can be downloaded from the site which is perfect for newbies. Unlike many other camping sites, Beyond the Tent is welcoming to new campers and features many articles aimed at beginners. More experienced campers will also find lots to love here, especially the destination guides and the detailed gear breakdowns. All of this makes Beyond the Tent one of the most comprehensive and inclusive camping and outdoors blogs on the net.
For families looking to enjoy camping and the outdoors, Adventure parents is a kid-friendly guide to outdoor adventure from camping to climbing to water sports. Some popular features on this site include a colorful photo section, a section dedicated to gear, and the very popular recipes section. For anyone looking to enjoy camping and the outdoors with their children, Adventure Parents should be your first stop.
Just like the name implies, if you are obsessed with outdoor equipment then this is the site for you. Not only does Outdoor Geek review and rate different types of outdoor equipment but you can rent or buy each item directly from the site. From brand new gear to used items, the classifieds section on this site has a treasure trove of items that you can spend hours browsing. There is also a blog section covering a wide range of outdoors activities, making Outdoors Geek a well-rounded site for anyone looking to gain information and rent or buy gear.
A blog following the yearly airstream adventures of a couple, Adventures of Dave & Ann offers amazingly detailed adventure stories that can also act as guides for your own adventures. This one is highly recommended for airstream enthusiasts looking for a fun read and ideas for their next adventure.
This site focuses on RV camping in the Great lakes region of Michigan. With lots of information to sift through, great stories, and lots of recommendations for great camp spots and adventure in the region, you really can't go wrong with this site if you are interested in taking a trip to the Great Lakes.
Popular for its interesting daily adventure blogs and comprehensive coverage of everything from RV camping to kayaking, Kellogg Show has long been a popular blog for adventurers. With main features including photography collections and travel recommendations, this is definitely a must-visit site for any adventurer.
This site follows the continuing adventures of Matthew, the self-described expert vagabond who travels the world and records his adventures for your reading pleasure. From hitchhiking across the USA to camping on a live volcano in Guatemala, there is never a dull day with Matthew and never a dull day on this site.
Author and adventurer Chris Townsend serves up this entertaining and informative blog featuring outdoor adventure coverage, gear reviews, and photo galleries. Chris is especially interested in mountains, so if you share this interest then there will be lots for you here in the form of words and photos.
Both experts and beginners will find a lot to love on this popular hiking and backpacking blog that covers everything from gear to the best trails in the country. Of special interest is an entire section dedicated to the Appalachian Trail. Anyone who loves long trail adventures will find a lot to love about this site.
This site is perfect for anybody interest in survival skills and bushcraft, offering up lots of useful information on day-to-day survival in different outdoor settings. The "Ask Paul Kirtley" section is always informative, and subjects from white water rafting to tracking to plant eating are covered in depth.
Covering the camping adventures of a "backwoods bum" fond of long treks through beautiful country, this site is worth it for the photos alone. Every aspect of each adventure is covered, from trail pictures to cooking specifics. This is a fully detailed and and engaging adventure blog that will make you want to follow in the Grouch's footsteps.
This UK-based blog offers an extensive review section for all different types of camping gear. The site also serves as a travel blog, featuring some great coverage of treks within England from Cornwall to Kent. When it comes to both gear reviews and travel writing, it just doesn't get much better than All the Camping Gear.
Following the adventures of a UK family that enjoys camping expeditions, this site is both inspiring and informative. The inspiration comes from getting to know this family that spends time together outdoors, and the information comes from learning about their trips from the gear used to the places visited. You don't have to be a UK resident to appreciate YellowFields.
Although there are a good number of sites that cover outdoor cooking and recipes, here we have a site fully dedicated to cooking out on the trail. With dozens of posts covering everything from cooking gear to recipe ideas, Trail Cooking has everything you need when it comes to preparing meals on the trail.
Focusing specifically on the Appalachian Trail, this site has everything you need to know about this famous trail, including first hand accounts, site lists, and other important resources. If you are as obsessed with the Appalachian Trail as most backpackers, you have hours of reading ahead of you with this site.