Getting Prepared for Summer Camping
We have tried camping a couple of times with our children but was never able to have a successful camping trip because of being unprepared. We never invested in a proper tent, camping stove or camping light. The result was a terrible camping experience that left us not wanting to camp ever again. Well, as our kids have been getting older, they continually ask us if we can go on a family camping trip, so we made the commitment to purchase the proper camping supplies at Kohl’s, and give it another try.
Kohl’s has a great selection of camping supplies from tents to stoves making it an easy one-stop shopping destination to prepare for our weekend camping trip. We invested in a really nice (and pretty) Coleman eight-person tent, a Coleman 3-in-1 propane camping stove, and a Coleman LED lantern. Once all our supplies had arrived, it was time to plan an epic weekend getaway.
Since we have been having summer weather in Orange County and live less than a couple of miles away from the beach, we decided to plan our camping trip at the beach. We booked a campsite at Crystal Cove State Beach that overlooked the beautiful Pacific Ocean. We then loaded up the car with all our supplies and headed to the beach for a weekend staycation camping trip.
When we arrived at the campsite, I was overwhelmed by the beauty that surrounded it. We pulled into our reserved spot and began to unload all our camping supplies. While my boys were putting the tent up, I enjoyed a leisurely walk along one of the many hiking trails that surround the campground.
The boys were able to pitch the tent within minutes, and we were all set for an unforgettable overnight at the beach. While on our camping trip, we were able to roast marshmallows over the propane camping stove, had lunch a the shake shack, splashed in the crystalline waters, and tell ghost stories in our tent before drifting off to sleep while listening to the sound of the crashing ocean waves.
The camping trip was a huge success, and we can’t wait to plan more camping trips during the summer. Camping trips are a great way for families to bond, and once your family has all the supplies, it is also an affordable way to have family vacations. Whether your family is an avid camping family or just getting started like mine, Kohl’s is the best place to get Coleman camping supplies at a competitive price.
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