Family Camping Tips

Want to try camping with kids, but not sure how to start? We offer family camping tips and advice on everything you need to do to start enjoying the outdoors.

Young Family Relaxing Inside Tent On Cam

You've been stuck at home for over two months and the kids are finally done with school. A camping trip sounds like the perfect getaway to save your sanity, but how can you take your trip safely and responsibly?


“What’s the point?” someone once asked me about camping. That’s a fair question. Camping is work, more work than most people want to do on vacation. Plus, as I get older, sleeping on the ground isn’t kind on my hips (even with padding). Yet, as I sit here, almost three months since my last camping trip, I find myself yearning for another camping trip, another family adventure. So, what is the point?

Camping in the Wilderness

Tents come in different shapes, sizes, and price points. Picking out a tent can be an overwhelming task for a first time buyer, but at Between 2 Pines, we hope we can help with that process. Here are 5 questions to ask when picking out a tent.


When you're hiking with your family, it's important to pick trails that are the right level of difficulty for everyone, but often, determining which trails will work for your family isn't always easy.​

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