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Category: Camping Tips & Prep

What Should I Pack On My Campervan Trip?

An Overland Discovery rental campervan trip is easy because we include almost everything you need! But there are still things you’ll want to pack.

The Best Outdoor Adventure Apps Every Camper Needs

We usually encourage you to unplug from your daily routine, but here’s a list of the best apps to help you make the most of your outdoor adventures.

How to Stay Sanitary, Safe & Clean While Camping

A guide on how to go camping during coronavirus, which campgrounds are open in Colorado, and ideas for other safe outdoor summer activities.

How To Find The Best Camping In Colorado

Discover the pros and cons of dispersed vs. established campgrounds and how to find the best places to camp in Colorado.

Can You Camp In Colorado State and National Parks Now?

At Overland Discovery, we understand your eagerness to return to Colorado’s state and national parks. As of today, we are one step closer to having that become a reality. Gov. Jared Polis announced on May 11th, that Colorado Parks and Wildlife would begin work to reopen state parks beginning Tuesday, May 12th. National Park will reopen soon.

Renting vs. Buying: What to Consider Before Buying an RV or Campervan

This post is part one of a two part series discussing renting vs. buying an RV, campervan, or other overland vehicle. We’ll break down some important considerations when deciding whether to rent or buy a campervan, RV or other adventure rig.

4 Ways to Experience Winter Camping

Some of our favorite winter camping options, along with some insider tips and gear recommendations to make the most of your winter camping experience.

Camping in Rocky Mountain National Park

Known for its majestic welcome committee of wild elk and endless opportunities for exploring, Rocky Mountain National Park is a true escape into the wild. Every year, thousands of adventurists from all over the world travel up the twisting and turning mountain roads to experience this place of wonder. With its awe inspiring views of the rugged Rocky Mountains capped with snow year round, expansive valley floors of diverse and fragrant wild flowers, and wild life straight out of national geographic, you will forever be captivated by this mountain world.

10 Essentials for the Ultimate Overlanding Trip

With your kitted out rig from Overland Discovery that includes all the basic equipment you need for your overland adventure, you won’t have to think too hard about what to pack. From layered clothing (key in this region!) to footwear to food to fuel you throughout your trip, here’s a list of our Top 10 Overlanding Essentials.

Camping Colorado: Black Canyon of the Gunnison

Not the deepest of canyons in North America but one of the most dramatic, the Black Canyon of the Gunnison is one of many hidden gems in Colorado. Standing at the canyon’s rim you’ll be awestruck by the beauty and grandeur the rock walls so proudly present. The uniqueness of the rock is nothing like you’ve seen before.

Utah Camping: Discover Moab

There are places that truly slow down time. It's not often you experience this feeling, but amongst the desert landscape surrounded by the red walls of Moab is where you can find this phenomenon. Known for its stunning views and endless outdoor activities, it's no wonder this travel destination in Utah is known as one of the adventure capitals of the world. Whatever you seek by traveling in this direction, you will find it in Moab.

Camping Colorado: Dispersed Camping Near Denver

Boasting camp spots as wild as the Colorado coyote’s howling in the distance, picturesque mountain vistas, and a remoteness you seek on your adventures off the beaten path, the Switzerland Trail offers unrivaled exploring opportunities. Winding about just beyond the city limits of Boulder lies what’s left of a historic narrow gauge railroad once operating during the big mining days of Colorado’s past.

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