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Glamorous Camping Also Known As Glamping

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Glamping Industry

“My wife’s idea of camping is a hotel without room service!” …Anonymous If you’re in a relationship where one of you enjoys the great outdoors and camping, but your partner does not take kindly to backpacking, sleeping bags, bugs, snakes, dehydrated food and no “facilities,” then glamorous camping may be an answer for you. Glamorous camping also known as glamping is not really new, but today’s post will give you…

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Camping Tips: Sleeping

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photo credit: DeaShoot It’s been a long day of traveling, setting up camp, cooking, and cleaning. Now it is time to get some sleep. Sometimes getting a good nights rest while camping is tricky. Here are some tips to help! * Did you know that there are different categories of sleeping bags? Make sure you have the appropriate sleeping bag for your camping trip. From personal experience, being too hot…

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Camping: Cooler Tips

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photo credit: Robbie1 Despite the recent hail storm occurring this past Sunday in West Knoxville, warm weather is upon us! Finally! Here are some tips for keeping the ice last longer! 1) Have a couple coolers; one for food, one for drinks, and one for freezer (if needed). 2) Keep coolers in the shade (see example photo above). If it is really hot out, cover with tarp or blanket. 3)…

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Yurt Camping

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  photo credit: seafaringwoman This past year my parents went out West on vacation. When they returned, my Mom was talking about yurts. She had an idea to simplify and live in a yurt. So what exactly is a yurt? It is an unique round structure from as early as the 13th century. Traditionally, yurts have a felt covering the wooden frame which can be moved. In United States and…

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Campgrounds May Be Seasonal – Risk Management Is Not

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This coming weekend we will celebrate Labor Day. For most Americans this holiday marks the end of the summer season. And, as such, many seasonal businesses which operate chiefly in the spring and summer months will prepare to close. These types of businesses vary by geographical location, but can include pool maintenance, children’s summer camps, lawn and yard maintenance, water raft excursions, and both public and private campgrounds. And while…

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Glamping Insurance Coverage

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Glamping is a relatively recent trend that combines the authentic experiences of camping with the modern luxury many travelers demand. The word “glamping” is a hybrid of “glamor” and “camping,” and offers an opportunity to see many of the most exciting and remote destinations around the country, without having to give up on any of the creature comforts you cherish. Glamping Insurance With John Bailey Co. Many hospitality industry entrepreneurs…

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Own an RV Park or Campground? 3 Strategies to Protect Your Guests

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Men camping around a fire

Much like high school football games and Fourth of July celebrations, exploring the great outdoors is an enduring and iconic American tradition. One that allows friends and families to forge lifelong memories. Listening to crackling campfires under the stars, spending lazy Saturdays fishing on the dock and making road trips to places not yet explored. That’s why it’s no surprise that it’s such a popular way to relax – nearly…

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Labor Day Grilling Tips

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Another great American holiday is nearing … Labor Day! Chances are, you will be spending the holiday outdoors with friends, family and feast! It is time for barbecue, and we talked to Chef Eddie Faircloth, who is also the kitchen manager for the award-winning Sweet P’s Barbecue & Soul House. Here are Eddie’s quick tips to help us dine with soul while we grill out on Labor Day weekend: “It’s…

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photo credit: Stefan I  Our business is defined by our clients and community, therefore we want to build out website around the look and feel. So we are asking for your help. If you have pictures of hunting, camping, outdoors, home improvement, autos, homes, boats, or Knoxville area, shoot them our way. We would love to feature your photos on our site complete with credit!

How to Put up a Tarp

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photo credit: michael pollak Tarps can be great when camping. Not only does it keep the rain off, but it also provides shade when the sun is shining down. What you will need is plenty of rope and a good sized tarp depending on the camping area and how much of the site you want it to cover. To keep the tarp from drooping in the middle you want to:…

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