Camping

  • Camping in the Twin Cities

    For many, a lake vacation is a hop, skip and jump from home.

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  • Camping in state parks

    For summer, reserve far ahead to get choice camping sites at peak times in popular state parks.

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  • Camping without roughing it

    Here are 15 state parks not far from the comforts of civilization: restaurants, shops, golf courses, even nightlife.

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  • Camping around Lake Michigan

    For a beach vacation on a budget, stay at cabins and campgrounds in state parks.

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  • How to find the best campsites

    The best campsites await those who know how to look for them.

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  • 30 great campsites

    These spots have what campers want: location, location, location.

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  • A yen for yurts

    Round canvas huts have come to the Midwest from Mongolia, with love.

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  • Getting away from mosquitoes

    In the bluffs of southeast Minnesota, breathe a sigh of relief.

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  • A yurt on an Iowa lake

    A weekend stay on an Iowa lake is so simple, it's hardly camping.

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  • Camping in Kandiyohi

    Not far from the Twin Cities, county parks provide easy access to beach life.

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  • What to bring on a camping trip

    Here's how to keep your packing list short but still have what you need.

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