It’s summertime, and you know what that means. Family vacation! For many people, a family camping vacation is in order this summer. Indeed, in 2010 alone, approximately 40 million people went camping for a total of 515 million outings. Camping truly represents a time where people can get out and connect with nature, unplug from their devices, and spend some time with their families.
Increasingly, family cabin rentals are becoming more popular. Cabin camping really eliminates the hassle of setting up tents and battling the morning cold. As with any type of family trip, however, there are obstacles to be faced. Check out some tips to take into consideration while out in your family vacation cabins here:
The kids, especially in this digital day and age, get very easily bored while family cabin camping. Why not start out the trip by setting collective and individual goals for everyone? Of course, make sure that they are fun! Include a scavenger hunt, hiking goals, or art and writing goals.
Be Prepared for Bad Weather
Each camping participant, whether staying in a tent, RV, cabin, bivy or yurt, spent an average of 14.9 days camping. And chances are that during one or more of those days, it will rain or otherwise make it difficult or unsafe to be outdoors. Bring board games, books, art materials, or speakers so the whole family can listen to podcasts together.
Bring Everything You Would For Tent Camping
This not only because cabins don’t often have many amenities, but because your bound to end up wanting to spend some time under the stars with your loved ones. A full 82% of cabin campers spend one to two nights outside, so make sure to bring mosquito netting and sleeping pads.
No matter what, family cabin camping is bound to make for a good time. It is also good to be prepared for all situations and to try to make sure that everyone has the opportunity to see and do what they want.