News RSS

A Taste of Home While there are many home comforts that we will gladly give up for a relaxing getaway in nature, there are two things we cannot live without: good quality sleep and a good cup of coffee! That’s why for every camping trip we always bring our GO-KOT™ and we never skimp on coffee. We’ve already covered all the benefits of sleeping on a GO-KOT™ in this previous post, but we have yet to cover our favorite ways to brew a cup of joe while camping. So, here they are!   Photo by @nkzu3k811 Our Favorite Brewing Methods  Keep in mind...

Read more

adventure, adventure enthusiasts, camping with dogs, dog lovers, dogs, hiking, hiking trails, hiking with dogs, National Parks, outdoor activities -

Traveling With Pets Traveling with pets is becoming more and more popular, and dog owners like us love bringing our furry friends along on outdoor adventures! While National Parks used to not allow pets at all, the rules have been changing over the years. Since this is a popular topic among our fellow dog lovers, we decided to write a post listing our favorite dog friendly National Parks in the country! Dog Friendly National Parks 1. Shenandoah National Park Not far from Washington, D.C., Shenandoah National Park’s cascading waterfalls, spectacular vistas, and quiet wooded hollows offer a great getaway for you and your pup!...

Read more

adventure, adventure enthusiasts, Boy Scouts of America, campers, camping, go-kot, scouting, The Utah National Parks Council -

We absolutely love when an interaction with a customer leads to a wonderful story that reminds us why we love our job. We just had one of these interactions and we are excited to share the story with you!  The Perfect Gift Back in early December 2018, a customer reached out to us worried that her purchase would not make it in time for Christmas. Her 14-year old son really wanted a GO-KOT and, having a teenager as well, we understand the pressure. We assured her it would arrive in time, and it did. After receiving the GO-KOT, the customer...

Read more

adventure, adventure enthusiasts, alabama, camping, Events, Festivals, hiking, kayaking, State Park -

Outdoor Events in Alabama There are so many fun outdoor events happening in Alabama over the next couple of months! We didn’t want you to miss a thing, so we listed all the details below. Read through and mark your calendars because it’s going to be a fun and busy few months!   State Park Events Eagle Awareness Weekends: Eagle Awareness Weekends take place on weekends from Friday January 25 through February 17, 2019 in Lake Guntersville State Park. There will be birds of prey presentations, guided tours with experienced park personnel, and activities for all ages. This is a great way to get the...

Read more

adventure, adventure enthusiasts, campers, camping, camping tips, outdoor activities, outdoor enthusiasts, outdoors -

Choosing Your Campsite Camping is one of those activities where you either really love it or absolutely hate it, there isn’t really an in between. Over the years, we have noticed that those who hate camping have typically had a bad experience while camping. With more digging, we find that almost every bad experience is related to the chosen campsite. So, while it might seem simple, we are going to share our best tips on how to choose the perfect campsite! The 5 W’s There are a few variations of the “W’s” when choosing a campsite, but these are our favorite: 1....

Read more