18 Camping Tips Everyone Should Know

 

Anyone that goes camping knows that it's always good to be well prepared so it makes things a lot easier and more enjoyable. So the next time you go camping get yourself even more organized and try some of the tips we have put together below.

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Dip cotton pads in wax to make an amazing fire.

cotton pads wax fire
pinterest

 

Prepare fun food like cut out oranges with cinnamon rolls inside to put over the campfire. Instructions here.

cinnamon rolls orange
trulysimple

 

Freeze your water containers before packing them so they keep your food nice and cold too.

cooler box
campingblogger
diy light

 

When the coals are red hot fresh put rosemary on them and your meats and vegetables will take on a nice herbal flavor.

rosemary
marthastewart

 

Pancakes on the go! Just add water. Recipe here.

pancake mix
onegoodthingbyjillee.com

 

Add a sage bundle to the campfire to keep mosquitos away.

sage mosquitoes
google
doritos burn
macbrosplace.com

 

An easy way to get your fire going. Just burn the egg carton and let the coal do the rest.

egg carton coal holder
sewmanyways.blogspot.com

 

Build your own portable washing machine. Instructions here.

portable washing machine camping
refashionista

 

Use a bucket and milk crate to create your portable own toilet.

diy toilet
rootsimple

 

 

Why have marshmallows when you can make campfire cones?!

campfire cones
kidsactivitiesblog.com

 

Make fun scavenger hunts for your kids.

Camping list
thetaylor-house.com|pinterest.com

 

Take cheese in wax packaging for a better shelf life.

cheese
cutefoodforkids

 

Fill cans with cardboard and wax for small portable fires.

lighter boxes
instructables

 

Use an empty medicine bottle for small medical supplies.

medicine bottle
chasinggreen.org
microfiber
amazon

 

Make your own mini oil lamp. Instructions here.

oil lamp
instructables

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Check out our other camping tips post:
16 Camping Tips You Wish You Knew