Published On: Thu, Mar 15th, 2018

Camping as an Alternative to Staying at a Hotel

Planning a road trip is an opportunity to enjoy a new adventure and a new environment. If you’re traveling across the country, staying at hotels is going to eat up a large chunk of your budget. You’re going to want to reduce costs on accommodation so you can spend more on memorable experiences. A great way to do this is to stay at campgrounds you reserve ahead of time. You can even rent a mobile home and stay at RV parks along the way.

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Save Money

A key reason camping is a good alternative staying in a hotel during your vacation or road trip is the cost of your plans. When you stay in a hotel, you pay a large amount for a single night. By the end of a week, you will spend several hundred dollars for your trip. If your plans focus on more costly hotels for a nicer environment, then you may end up spending more than your budget.

Camping or staying in a RV park is a fraction of the cost. A campsite may charge a small fee, but it is usually less than half of the cost of staying in a hotel.

Connecting to Nature

When you go camping, even near big cities, believe it or not, you connect to nature. You will get out in the natural environment and see animals, insects and other wildlife. Depending on the camping location, you may have hiking trails, rock climbing or other interesting activities available during your visit.

Exploring a New Environment

Exploring the world and getting away from the normal rat race of a modern lifestyle is a key benefit of camping. It takes you out of your normal surroundings and allows you to explore a new environment. Since you stay in a natural setting, you will have unexpected surprises and amazing scenery that paints a backdrop on your surroundings and your adventure.

Camping is a good alternative to staying in a hotel because it allows you to enjoy nature and explore the world. It also helps you cut back on costs and allows you to plan an expansive and interesting getaway.

Author: Joseph Pineiro


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