What to Eat While Camping with Kids

What to cook with kids campingMenu planning for a camping trip can be complicated. Menu planning for a camping trip with kids can be just plain scary! Between working around picky eaters, and cooking without a kitchen, camp cooking for kiddos can be a bit overwhelming to think about. Take a deep breath, though, with a little bit of preplanning, it’s really not as hard as it might seem! Continue reading


How to Get a Campsite Reservation in Yosemite During Peak Seasons

reservations for camping When it comes to camping in Yosemite during the spring and summer there is no let’s just head to the valley and see if there is anything available. My family and friends have been camping in the Upper Pines Campground every summer for almost a decade. Each year as we log on to book a reservation the fear of not getting a campsite for our annual vacation has us chomping our nails with anxiety. Here are a few things that we have learned over the years to help you plan your camping vacation in one of the most beautiful places in the world!

Here is the challenge: Reservations become available to book at 7am Pacific time six months before your planned camping time and are all reserved by 7:05am Pacific time. So how on earth are you supposed to get a site? Here are my best tips… Continue reading