Category: Family Vacation

How to Plan a Family Fishing Trip This Summer

How to Plan a Family Fishing Trip This Summer

Sometimes it’s hard to set aside time to spend together as a family. Kids are busy with school, sports, and clubs, and parents are busy with work, taking care of the house, and driving the kids to their activities. Life moves fast, so it’s important to put in the time and effort to bond as… Read more »

Three Reasons to Go Camping in the Fall

With the hot days of summer almost behind us, camping takes on a new life. If you’re an outdoors enthusiast, camping is a must do in the fall with the chilly mornings, perfect weather for outdoor activities and warm comfort food. Here are three very good reasons to keep your camping gear out just a… Read more »

Fire Safety When Cooking Outdoors

Camping season is ramping up, and so is the need of many campers to cook outside. Cooking and grilling outdoors may be routine for some, but it can also be dangerous if proper fire safety precautions aren’t followed. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, nearly 3,800 people are injured by grill fires annually in… Read more »

Prepare for Spring Camping

Spring is upon us which means it’s time to plan the first camping trip of the season! Whether you are a casual or a committed camper, you’ve probably heard “it is important to be prepared” at some point. Although spring brings warmer temperatures and better weather, you still need to be prepared for the outdoors…. Read more »

Camping with Young Children

If you’ve had kids in the last couple of years, your life has recently changed drastically. You have different responsibilities and priorities now, but one thing that doesn’t have to change is your vacation schedule. Here are some great tips for camping and vacationing with young children, especially for first-time parents. Be Prepared The first… Read more »

Cleaning Your Tent After a Mud-Filled Camping Trip

We can all admit that when we return home after a successful camping trip, none of our gear smells “pine fresh.” Camping gear can get expensive, but it is important to invest in high quality products. For instance, a tent is not an item that you want to “settle for.” It’s important to shop for… Read more »

Must-Have Camping Gear for 2017

If you’re planning your 2017 camping trip, there are plenty of incredible camping gadgets out there that can ensure that your trip is a success. From suspending tents to collapsible dishes, there are plenty of camping gadgets that can make the great outdoors more comfortable. Update Your Tent of Choice “The Camper” from TreePod is… Read more »

Benefits of Camping for Kids

There are plenty of benefits that come with giving your children a chance to experience the great outdoors. Camping provides your kids with so much from an appreciation of the wilderness to the quality bonding time that escapes us at home. Lawrence Bay Lodge and the “camping” experience will bring your family closer together and… Read more »

Why to Plan Your Family Vacation for the Off-Season

Summer is filled with ice cream cones, swimming pools, beach visits, and inevitably, family vacations. Summer is when the majority of people choose to get on a plane and head to their summer vacation destination, basking in summer heat. However, there are plenty of advantages to traveling “off-season,” for instance in the early fall, when… Read more »