7 Winter Scavenger Hunts for Kids (+FREE Printable Pack!)

Updated December 3rd, 2023 Winter is here, the snow is falling and the kids are feeling restless – get this free printable set of four winter scavenger hunts if you’re looking for a way to entertain them while still getting some fresh air! A scavenger hunt will get the children out of their comfort zone, exploring the great outdoors and having fun with friends or family. The winter scavenger hunt can be tailored depending on the ages of the children and their abilities. If you want to challenge the older … Read more

Skiing on a Budget – 13 Tips to Still Enjoy It Without Going Broke!

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Just because ski time is coming doesn’t mean your bank account has to take a hit. Skiing is almost as a must during the long northern winters, but it can be pretty pricey between equipment, gear, and lift tickets. This doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all the fun, though! Here are some tips on how you can ski on a budget by yourself or as a family. 1. Find an Affordable Resort Lift tickets can be expensive, averaging around $100 per day. However, there are resorts that … Read more

Camping in Cold Weather: Expert Tips for Tent Camping, Backpacking, and RV Camping

Camping in cold weather can be a lot of fun, but it’s important to be prepared so you don’t end up freezing your eyebrows off…literally! So if you’re a cold weather camping newbie, don’t worry! We’ve got you covered. In this blog post, we will discuss a bunch of tips for camping in the cold. Whether you’re camping in a tent, backpacking through the woods, or RV camping, these tips will help keep you warm, comfortable, and with all body parts still unfrozen. So put on your parka and snow … Read more

Camping in a Yurt: The Ultimate Guide for Families

If you’re looking for a new camping experience that is different than camping in a tent, camping in a yurt may be the perfect option for you ! Yurts are becoming more and more popular, and for good reason. They offer all of the fun of camping with some extra amenities that make it a bit more comfortable. In this blog post, we will give you an overview of what to expect when camping in a yurt with your family. We’ll also provide some tips on what to pack so … Read more

11 Best Tips for Winter Camping With Kids that Everyone Enjoys!

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The end of the summer months doesn’t have to mean an end to camping. Sure, a dip in the lake may not be an option in the winter months, but there are still a ton of ways to enjoy winter camping with kids. There’s a different sense of adventure and survival that goes into winter camping. Anyone can handle that easy summer camping…right? 😂 If you can survive winter camping with kids, you are a modern-day Daniel Boone.  I actually prefer certain aspects of camping in colder weather. There are … Read more

7 Best Kids Cross Country Skis (+How To Size)

I’m so excited to share all of the fun stuff you can do in the snow — sledding, snowball fights, and cross country skiing. Our kids love to be outside and love to hike so cross country skiing with kids seemed like a great option for us.  So I did all I could to find out what we would need to get outfitted with the best kids cross country skis (and other necessary gear) to hit the trail. It took a ton of research and some expert advice.  Let’s go … Read more