7 Reasons Why You Should Go Camping This Summer (1/7)

When's the last time you slept under the stars and cooked dinner over an open fire? Here are seven reasons why you should go camping this summer. You never know—you may just fall back in love with the great outdoors and turn it into an annual vacation!

1. Camping Lets You Escape the Hectic City Life

1. Camping Lets You Escape the Hectic City Life

Why go camping? Well, unlike many other types of trips, a camping vacation gives you the opportunity to literally do nothing for a weekend—or even longer. Once your tent and campsite is set-up, you don’t have to worry about cleaning, laundry, putting on your best outfit for an evening out, grocery shopping or any other tasks that seem to consume our everyday lives. And it’s a chance for you to turn off the smartphone, computer and other electronics to just sit back and relax.

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