Our Guide to the Best Family Camping Gear
Fall is the perfect time for family camping. The summer crowds have dissipated, the air is a bit cooler, and the leaves are putting on a dazzling show. Family camping encourages kids to disconnect from their devices and observe the world around them, fostering an appreciation for nature. There are nearly endless opportunities for self-confidence building as kids develop skills like starting a campfire for dinner and setting up tents.
But perhaps most importantly, camping is the ultimate family bonding experience, as everyone works together toward a shared goal. A good camping experience comes down to that old Boy Scout motto, “be prepared,” so here are my picks for essential family camping gear to get your family ready for the great outdoors.