Top Tips for Family Camping

BonBon Break

Get excited! It’s camping season!

It’s the time to make memories as a family, to laugh, love, adventure, learn, explore and eat plenty of S’Mores (of course!)  And let’s be honest – camping in general can be a bit intimidating, especially if it’s new for your family, you have young children, or you are daunted by the planning and packing that goes into getting ready.  While it’s all definitely worth it, we wanted to make it just a little bit easier.

We’re linking up to our favorite camping posts from around the web just for you!


Why do it:


Get Ready to Go!


Our Best Tips and Tricks:


Camping with Babies and Toddlers:


Camping Recipes:


Coleman sent us this bad boy:

and we were THRILLED! We took it camping, to the beach, on the dock and sailing. When we had a backyard BBQ, we wheeled it over next to our large BBQ and threw on 10 m0re burgers! Coleman has DEFINITELY upped their game with this portable outdoor cooking DREAM! Get your own here.

Fun Camping Extras:


We want to know – what’s the most intimidating/challenging part of camping for you and your family?

HOT TIP: We tried out Coleman’s memory foam sleeping bag and it is a game changer!! 

ABOUT AMELIA: Tales of a Mountain Mama (Family) aims to help inspire families to get outdoors and adventure, even with young children. We share our stories from out on the trails and in the mountains, provide tips and tricks, and welcome feedback from our readers!AmeliaTopHd

We also happen to be big believers in the fact that sometimes an investment in great gear is a worthwhile step in helping getting the entire family out. Watch for a diverse make-up of honest gear reviews and giveaways.

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Top Tips for Family Camping