With spring finally here, it makes sense that you want to plan your first big camping trip of the season and get back out in the woods. While camping trips are great for sleeping out in nature and enjoying the warmth and comfort of a campfire, there’s so much more to do. Here are some fun activities to plan for your next camping trip to try and mix it up a little bit.
Make It a Fishing Trip
Few things allow you to enjoy the peacefulness of nature more than fishing. Whether you prefer to sit on the shore or head out on a boat, the serenity of fishing turns any camping trip into a more memorable experience. Depending on where you’re camping, you can catch bass, trout, catfish, and other tasty fish that are perfect for roasting over the campfire come dinnertime.
Exploring nature trails is always an excellent activity to plan for your next camping trip. Many established trails exist to take you through fantastic scenic views and take in everything the area has to offer. If you’re not one for hiking, one of the many benefits of owning your own golf cart is that you can take it through a wide enough trail. For more hardened outdoorsy types, you may opt to skip the trail altogether and explore the wilderness to your heart’s content.
Wildlife Scavenger Hunt
There’s a certain majesty to discovering animals in their natural habitat. Many campers turn their trip into a game by seeing what creatures they can find throughout the weekend. Plan ahead and learn what types of wildlife are in your region to turn the trip into a giant scavenger hunt. Some of the most common animals to watch out for are deer, foxes, wild hogs, and the many interesting and exciting species of birds you’re likely to encounter out in the woods. Whether you want to focus on larger animals or primarily explore birdwatching is up to you.