For lots of Americans, camping is synonymous with summer. Whether pitching a tent near a beautiful waterway or heading to a cabin in the mountains, it’s a time when many of us embrace the inspiring beauty and serenity of the outdoors.
However, this summer, the pathway to nature will likely look a little different for people across the country because of the coronavirus pandemic. Many parks and overnight camps are closed, and campgrounds that are open are operating at limited capacity.
That reality shouldn’t deter us from connecting with the natural world. By thinking outside of the box we can bring the campsite to us. A pillow fort in your apartment, a tent in your living room, or curling up under the stars in your backyard all make great places to camp.
With that in mind, here are some tips for setting up your living room or backyard camping adventure.