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9 Best Places for Minnesota Lake Camping

According to the University of Minnesota, Duluth, Minnesota has over 34,000 miles of lakeshore. Some of these are on private land, but the majority are on public land with a lot of opportunities to camp near a lake. If picking the best spot sounds a little overwhelming in the face of so many options, take …

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The 15 Best Places for Tent Camping in Minnesota

Compared to almost anywhere else in the United States, Minnesota has some of the most incredible views to offer, no matter the season. Our favorite campgrounds are spectacular covered in snow or wildflowers, and most of them have several activities for either time of year. Whether you’re after the most amazing rugged backpacking experience you …

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14 Destinations for the Best Camping in Minnesota

The state of Minnesota has some of the finest outdoor recreation in the entire U.S. From its mixed hardwood forest, oak savanna, and tallgrass prairie to its abundance of lakes and waterways, Minnesota is an outdoor adventurist’s dream come true. Needless to say, you could produce several of these “Best Camping in Minnesota” lists without …

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10 Of The Best State Parks To Go Camping In Minnesota

Rivers, lakes, old-growth forests, prairies, and of course, corn fields… there’s a reason that Minnesota is affectionately known as the North Star State and the Land of 10,000 Lakes – oofta. Thus, making camping in Minnesota, well, a given. The state boasts tons of natural beauty, from limestone bluffs and ancient American Indian burial mounds, …

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A Camping We Will Go… Our New Site Beyond The Tent.com

Hey Everyone – I have been busy lining up everything that goes into starting a camping blog lately. This is what my work looks like –   Most of the time you only see the active fun stuff we do, but once all the fun has been had I spend hours editing photos and writing …

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The Minneapolis RV, Vacation and Camping Show 2013: Review

There is no better place to go to get the summertime juices flowing during these last bit of cold months. Ryan and I took an afternoon off from Blogging to check things out. I was thrilled to have a first hand look at the most recent designs of all types of campers. We had the little …

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The Definitive Visitor’s Guide to Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park

Home to Minnesota’s longest cave and some of its best views, Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park continues to grow in popularity as more folks discover it each year. From the great underground cave to its majestic aboveground sites, this state park truly has it all! Read on to learn why you won’t want to miss making …

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The Comprehensive Visitor’s Guide to Schoolcraft State Park

If you’re looking for a quick getaway from the city or suburbs, then you’re in the right place because you’re about to learn all about Schoolcraft State Park! This secluded north woods park is actually one of Minnesota’s least visited state parks, which means its the perfect destination to relax and unwind away from noisy …

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The Comprehensive Visitor’s Guide to Red River State Recreation Area

Living in the Land of Ten Thousand Lakes means that whenever you want to visit a great place outdoors, you have plenty of choices! However, if you want to narrow down your options to the best, then put the Red River State Recreation Area at the top of your list. With thousands of visitors annually, …

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The Definitive Visitor’s Guide to Minnesota Valley State Recreation Area

If you’re looking for a quick natural getaway, nothing beats the Minnesota Valley State Recreation Area. Located in Jordan just outside the Twin Cities, it’s very easy to get to over 3,800 acres you can enjoy away from urban and suburban life. This is a must-visit if you love beautiful views, remains of historical buildings, …

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