I Love to Go Camping

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    Camping is my other half.

    ..Being up in the mountains, breathing in that fresh and crisp morning air. Seeing the sun slice through the trees and hearing the creek gurgle nearby. Wonderful! My family used to go every weekend...I miss that.
    Camarolover Camarolover
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 18, 2015

    I used to go with my dad

    and family all the time. it was some of the happiest times. no tv, phones, or computers. just talking and sharing and just being together. Plus it was outside and so much fun. I wish I could go back in time and relive those moments
    lilbit33 lilbit33
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Sep 28, 2014

    I love the outdoors I love fishing

    and sitting around a camp fire
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 14, 2015

    Casa De Erica

    I had a crazy night last night so I thought maybe it would make an entertaining story and my friends would like to read about it.My younger sister Erica got a play house for her birthday it actually is more like a play mansion, my parents had it custom built it has working lights...
    bullgirl104 bullgirl104
    16-17, F
    4 Responses Sep 25, 2012

    It Is Such A Dying Past Time

    Girls my age look down at it because it is primitive or those that are my age and do "camp" bring air mattresses and boom boxes and all types of junk that overshadow the enjoyment you can get out of the wilderness. I am currently homeless and about to invest in some gear for...
    iameffystonem iameffystonem
    22-25, F
    Jul 26, 2011

    Nothing better then being out in the woods on a

    summer's night. Looking at the stars, throwing on a pair of shorts, having a few drinks, and chatting about life.
    Geminyoureye Geminyoureye
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 20

    Don't Know Many Local Campers....

    unfortunately the few people i know who go camping don't live near me, so our trips are few & far between. another friend got in trouble, so he'll also be unable to make many (if any) trips this summer. being up in the woods is my favorite thing to do once the nicer weather hits...
    riveroftears riveroftears
    51-55, F
    Mar 13, 2011
    fauxlady fauxlady
    22-25, F
    Aug 15, 2014

    This is the view that I woke up to this morning.

    I really love to go camping. Nothing like it. The lake was perfect for kayaking also. Hated to come home.
    Fatherofthedaughter Fatherofthedaughter
    51-55, M
    Sep 26, 2015

    I love going camping trip to lake osoyoos bc

    east of Vancouver Canada it's beautiful over there especially the drive
    bandit5320 bandit5320
    31-35, M
    Jun 29, 2015
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jul 8, 2015

    Camping

    Use to go a lot as a kid but it must have been 10 years or so since the last time i have been out.
    Arorin Arorin
    22-25, M
    Mar 23, 2010

    My Camping Trip

    THE FOLLOWING IS A SUPER TRUE STORY! I PROMISE IT IS TRUE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Last weekend, I went camping with some friends at Guadalupe River State Park. We arrived around 4:00 on Friday. All we really did that day was set our tents up, unpack, cook dinner, and eat dinner...
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl
    16-17, F
    1 Response Sep 30, 2013

    Either in an rv or a tent!

    I still love it
    bret18 bret18
    18-21, M
    Jul 24, 2014

    Potatoes In The Campfire, Well Done.

    Mine and my sister's family were camping together, and my sister and I put foil-wrapped potatoes in the coals. Periodically we would check them with a fork, to see if they were done, but they didn't seem to be getting done. By the time everything else was eaten, I realized...
    MeJoe2 MeJoe2
    46-50, M
    1 Response May 6, 2013

    Appalachian Trail Group (segment)

    I am looking for a Appalachian Trail hiking group to join or others that may want to hike a segment this spring 2012. Anyone know where you can find others looking to hike the AT trail? I am only looking for a segment of the trail to hike because I can only get away for a week...
    Mandos Mandos
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Oct 17, 2011

    National Parks

    But I haven't been "real camping" in a few years.  I did, however, attend a folksfest here in Colorado this summer and I camped with about 3000 other folks.  I did do the whole tent thing and could hear the river as I fell asleep, watch meteorite showers with...
    boulderbabe boulderbabe
    56-60, F
    1 Response Sep 30, 2009

    Yes i actually love to go camping with my family

    and some friends too. We all have a great time camping in the woods and the wilderness. We have a few mountain ranges here. It is a wonderful experience for the kids and adults. I have been to nudist campsites years ago but not recently. I am a nudist and love being naked...
    Maryanne1969 Maryanne1969
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Nov 23, 2015

    Why I Love Camping

    well it that back to nature feeling ,my kids think its an adventure and i just love lying in my sleeping bag when its raining it so relaxing and peaceful
    mariebaby mariebaby
    36-40, F
    Aug 28, 2012

    Love It!

    I miiiiiiiiss camping. I miss nature. I miss being out in the open world and no matter what direction I look in I see the wonders of nature. I live in a major city and you'd be amazed all the little wonders that happen here but still, I miss walking...
    mayacatt mayacatt
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 4, 2010

    Some of the friendliest people I've met have

    been fellow campers, but I haven't been camping for over a year and I miss it so much. Now that it's autumn, I think it's the best season to hike and enjoy the stars and campfires. I love the smell of smoke in my hair and hearing the kids laugh and play after dark. I enjoy...
    PinkJeanie1970 PinkJeanie1970
    46-50, F
    6 Responses Oct 14, 2015

    My Camping Experience

    Well I have always had a great time when I have gone camping because of the fact that I always go with my dad, me and him always make the best out of any situation while camping when I am in the wilderness it makes me feel free with the restraints of the modern world lifted off...
    DemonTimelord DemonTimelord
    16-17, M
    1 Response Jan 4, 2009
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Oct 15, 2015

    Rustic

    When I go camping, I want to have a tent, and a fire, and s'mores and hot dogs...I want to be in nature. It's a little cold, but I could do with a nice camping trip tonight. Not too many bugs tonight. Anyone up for a trip into the woods?
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 19, 2010
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Apr 30, 2015

    I'm not really looking forward to it tomorrow.

    I get anxiety if I don't have a spot reserved in a campground. I'm also not looking forward to camping with extended family whom make it very difficult to relax because they have lots of drama and their friends show up and eat our food while their kids trash the camp. Maybe it...
    Morrgin Morrgin
    31-35, F
    Jun 19, 2015
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Nov 29, 2015

    It's official, I'm on vacation.

    Camper is all loaded. Seven days I'll be near water in the wilderness. I'm so ready for campfires, food, music, fishing and swimming. Oh and of course some, s'mores. ⛵️🏊🍺🍔👙
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses May 9, 2015

    I keep overpacking. I think I might need the

    things I take and sometimes I do.
    Morrgin Morrgin
    31-35, F
    Jun 16, 2015
    rattlethatlock rattlethatlock
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Sep 26, 2015

    I've been a camper ever

    since I can remember. My Ex has all of the camping gear, so I decided I'm going to start out fresh with my own supplies. I'm having a blast researching tents and reviewing tips for sole campers. My core group of girlfriends don't like to run, bike or camp. I'm not going to stay...
    PinkJeanie1970 PinkJeanie1970
    46-50, F
    1 Response Aug 16, 2015

    Good Times

    In a tent, in a trailer, hell a sleeping bag unrolled under the stars, the back of a pickup truck or any other way you can think of. Let may watch the stars with no lights around, no Internet distractions, a fire going a few close friends, my dog off exploring. That's the good...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 9, 2013

    Had a great bike ride in the highlands of

    scotland past few days with 2nights camping with my dad and some friends. Great to get outdoors and explore the countryside.
    Ldalg Ldalg
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 15, 2014

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