Woman taking out storage with use of LuminAID light

20 Blackout and Power Outage Survival Tips and Tricks

Power outages can happen at any time, and it’s important to be prepared. That’s why we’ve put together a list of the 20 most important do’s and don'ts for before, during, and after outages.
Best Campsites for Stargazing

Best Campsites for Stargazing

For almost all of human history, people have loved gazing at the stars. One amazing way to appreciate the night sky is to camp in a state or national park. We put together a list of the of best parks across the United States for stargazing.
LuminAIDs on a campsite. Photographer: Kati Whelan

9 Essential Tips for Your Next Dry Camping Trip

Dry camping is a great alternative to campground RV camping as it allows campers to move freely and explore places. Take a look at our tips to try this type of camping.
Woman with large backpacking pack heading down on small walkway in forest

How to Hike Alone: Solo Hiking Essentials and Tips

Solo hiking is a great way to live in the moment and reset from your daily life. When you keep a few simple things in mind, it’s easy to start planning your next solo hike!
How to Make Your Car Camping Adventure Enjoyable

How to Make Your Car Camping Adventure Enjoyable

Car camping is distinct from backpacking because you don’t need to carry your supplies with you. This is why it requires a unique type of planning. Let's explore what car camping is and how to make it fun.
People at table with lantern in desert. Source: Melissa Reyerson-Slifer (IG: @meltakesahike)

Are You Ready for Your Summer Camping Trip?

While camping in the summer is great, it requires unique preparation. It’s important to take measures to mitigate the heat. See how to stay cool and what to wear in scorching temperatures.
How to Build Your Own Hurricane Preparedness Kit and Be Ready

How to Build Your Own Hurricane Preparedness Kit and Be Ready

Are you hurricane ready? Not only is it important to have an emergency kit, it’s integral to do some research to better understand the situations you may face.
Person holds lantern over go bag

Go Bag Essentials for Emergency Home Evacuations

Whether it’s an earthquake or tornado, you should have a go bag for your family. Take a look at what goes into a go bag and how to pack it strategically.
Camping Must Haves and Essentials For Outdoor Adventures

Camping Must Haves and Essentials For Outdoor Adventures

Whether you’re planning a weekend trip or a week-long adventure, we’re here to help you prepare for the new camping season. Explore this complete list of camping essentials.