Did you know that camping has become an extremely popular activity in recent years? The thought of settling in the middle of somewhere, away from the busy city life and noisy streets, has become a go-to option for many travelers. However, the truth is, camping isn’t for everyone – that’s a fact. But those who are brave enough, and are willing to give it a shot, will reap rewards they will not get otherwise.
But before you set out on your adventure, you need to plan diligently. You have to think about your itinerary, a tent, comfortable clothes, and of course a warm, comfortable outdoor blanket. There are many destinations you can choose from – nearby destinations or away from home. So, let’s check out some of the most unique camping locations you may want to embark on.
The country is known for their tranquil farmlands, and you can now spend a night by camping on these farm sites and pasture lands—in Yarra Valley, The Grampians and Gippsland. A perfect, off the grid vacation, staying at these camping sites also hit two birds with one stone – giving the farmers extra income while boosting the tourism industry by offering visitors more options on where to stay.
No doubt, seeing the Aurora Borealis is a bucket list must-have. But don’t fret, because aside from cabins, campsites at the Tromsø county in Norway will give you your heart’s desire: to see the Northern Lights! For the best months on when to see this dazzling nature’s lights play, visit during mid-November to mid-January.
Glamping at a tipi lodge in will definitely fulfill your Pocahontas dreams. Imagine a cone-shaped tent, founded on stable wood, and a quaintly-designed room all for you to have. Situated in Virginia, the Airbnb-listed campsite boasts of complete amenities and a number of activities – horseback riding, hammocks, massages and hunting.
In Hollandse Ijssel, camping doesn’t always happen on land; sometimes, camps can be done on water. Plying along the Rhine delta in Netherlands, the camping rafts consist of sustainable materials such as pine trees, and raw woods, with a mix of recycled plastic to keep them afloat. While enjoying the fresh air, you get to lounge with a book or to simply admire that majestic sunset.
If you have time to spare when you’re in China, you can spend a night in Gubeikou at The Great Wall. What makes it different from the other sections, like Badaling, is that it’s un-restored. But practice to keep safety first as it becomes dangerous with the wobbly stones and steep slopes.
Adventure travels, such as camping prove that exploring the world need not be expensive. So, why not discover some new exciting spots, and make unforgettable memories.