Are you sick of the same cookie cutter vacations where you spend most of your time at a theme park and then spend too much money on a hotel room? There are plenty of other fun and exciting activities that you can do with your family on a vacation that will not make you want to take a nap in the middle of the day. The United States has some of the best camping in the world just waiting for you to explore it. If you have never looked into RV campgrounds or vacation rentals for you and your family before, here are a few reasons that you should.
Did you know that the popularity of camping is increasing? A rather astounding 3 million more Americans having gone camping in 2012 than they did in 2010. Though the recent economic downturn in the country might have something to do with, it could be that more people are just realizing how fun and relaxing family camping can actually be. Whether you decide to go cabin camping or you find an RV campgrounds that is not too far from your home, you should try spending a little more time in the great outdoors this year with your family.
One of the main reasons to try camping with your kids is that they might find a new hobby that they love. According to the American Camp Association, as many as 63 percent of children continued new activities from camp after returning home. Not only can RV camping with your kids help them to discover a new favorite pastime, camping can also help your kids to learn respect for nature. Though it might seem like a chore, cooking over a campfire, with adult supervision of course, can be a great deal of fun for children.
If you are going camping with your kids for the first time, you should know that most campsites do not have their own garbage services. You should always observe a carry in, carry out policy so that you do not leave trash or litter behind for the next campers.