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    Texas parks beckon with festive events + outdoor escapes for holidays

    If fa-la-la-ing in forest and caroling around a campfire sound way better than battling crowds at a mall or facing “out of stock” icons online, maybe you need to gift yourself an outdoorsy getaway. State parks around Texas have packed the holiday season with special events — specifically, 80 events at 47 parks and eight historic sites — from Thanksgiving trots to Christmas light boat tours to New Year’s Eve hikes in the dark. Most events are family friendly, but some sound ideal for solo adventurers who might want to pack a tent and escape to the woods for  

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    Texas state parks beckon with festive events through holiday season

    If fa-la-la-ing in the forest and caroling around a campfire sound way better than battling crowds at a mall or facing “out-of-stock” icons online, maybe you need to gift yourself an outdoorsy getaway. State parks around Texas have packed the holiday season with special events — specifically, 80 events at 47 parks and eight historic sites — from Thanksgiving trots to Christmas light boat tours to New Year’s Eve hikes in the dark. Most events are family-friendly, but some sound ideal for solo adventurers who might want to pack a tent and escape to the woods for a night  

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    The ultimate guide to a Kiwi camping holiday

    The birthrights of Kiwis are many and glorious – among the finest is the family summer camping trip. Photo / Getty The birthrights of Kiwis are many and glorious – among the finest is the family summer camping trip. Winston Aldworth offers tips for first-timers What’s that I hear? Can it be the magical call of cicadas? Mother Nature’s clarion call to Kiwis to prepare for another mighty summer? Ah, no … hang on … it’s just tinnitus from the stress of being shut indoors and locked down for too long. It’s been a tough lockdown, and our community has  

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    Long-time camping enthusiasts operate award-winning KOA in the Sault (10 photos)

    Bill and Joan Richards brought home more prestigious awards to the Sault Ste. Marie KOA Holiday Campground recently Sault Ste. Marie KOA Holiday Campgrounds proprietors, Bill and Joan Richards, recently came home with two prestigious awards from Kampgrounds of America. Kampgrounds of America (KOA) – a longstanding system of privately owned campgrounds located across Canada and the United States – was founded in 1962.  Each franchisee serves to connect campers to the outdoors regardless of whether they simply want to pitch a tent and connect with their family and nature or to pull up in an RV and require all  

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    49 Camping Gifts to Give the Outdoor Enthusiast in Your Life

    Whether you’re a true city slicker or someone who spends their free time in the backcountry, one thing can be sure: There’s nothing quite like the outdoors. And the best part is, it’s always there and waiting for you. Of course, not everyone is equipped with the right camping gear like tents and the like (or the budget for it) to outfit the most adventurous of excursions. Luckily, the season of giving is nigh—and you know what that means: There’s no better time to dive into camping gifts for your loved ones who, simply put, can’t get enough of the  

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    The best holiday gifts for campers

    Although it might not exactly be getting to prime camping weather (at least, for the less adventurous among us), some are gearing up for a fall and winter of outdoor adventure or plotting ahead to spring and summer’s weekends in the great outdoors. If you have an outdoorsy person in your life, gifting them something that reminds them of nature while they’re hibernating over the winter is a great way to pass on the holiday spirit—and give them a light at the end of the bleak midwinter tunnel. While experienced campers may pride themselves on being prepared in any circumstance,  

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    This popular camping spot has been named Scottish Campsite of the Year by the AA

    A popular camping spot in Dumfries and Galloway has just been named Scottish Campsite of the Year by the AA for 2021. Brighouse Bay Holiday Park in Brighouse Bay beat out tough competition from across Scotland to be named top in the prestigious hospitality guide’s Caravan and Camping Awards. AA inspectors said the family-owned all-year pet-friendly holiday park was a worthy winner, describing it as a “top-class park” that has a country park feel and enjoys a “marvellous coastal setting adjacent to the beach with superb views”. Read More Related Articles Read More Related Articles The Dumfries and Galloway site  

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