Enter the Prospect Park camping lottery to spend a final summer night under the stars
Aug 31, 2016
And just like that, it's September. Summer has come and passed, the innocent can never last. But so long as these warm temperatures do, you...
It’s easy to escape from the city, even if you don’t know anything about camping, with Tentrr
Jul 18, 2016
The approach to the campsite was hidden in the woods of a remote Catskills neighborhood — we passed it at least once. When we...
How to spend every single moment of the day — and night — outdoors on the cheap this summer
Jun 20, 2016
This is it, the moment we've all been waiting for: The first day of summer. That magical time of year when all pants end...
It’s totally possible to go camping in Brooklyn. Here’s how.
Oct 2, 2015
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You’re closer to the outdoors than you think: 6 places you can go camping near NYC without a car
Jun 24, 2015
So warm weather is here (there's photographic evidence and everything), and you’re looking for a little life-saving peace and quiet in nature somewhere outside of (or...
‘Camp Rockaway’ tent motel: Great idea or insufferably precious nonsense?
May 19, 2014
Sometimes near the end of a long day at the Rockaways, you might be beaten down by the sun and the alcohol you've enjoyed...
Get a winter camping prep lesson next Thursday at Hatchet Outdoor Supply Co.
Nov 26, 2013
The temperatures might be dropping, but that doesn't mean it's time for you to pack away your camping dreams, far from it. Winter camping...
You’ve got another chance for rooftop camping, in August
Jul 29, 2013
Want to camp, but don't want to go far from the bright lights of New York? Usually, that presents a problem. Not this summer...
Register this week for free camping in NYC parks!
Jul 3, 2012
Yesterday morning I was rudely awakened by the sound of a chopper apparently preparing to land on my roof. No big deal, just a...
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Where to rent camping equipment to make roughing it a little less rough
Jun 25, 2012
We've all been there: wistfully admiring the cover of National Geographic Traveler at Barnes & Noble while waiting for a movie at Court Street...
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