Top 5 Family Camping Tips

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Whether you're a novice or seasoned camper, taking your family on a trip in the great outdoors is a fantastic way to commune with nature and get to know one another better.

Although the outdoors is full of kid-friendly elements like campfires, little woodland animals and dirt, the unprepared camper can be caught off guard by a few common issues. Fortunately, many uncomfortable situations, issues and screaming fits can be avoided with a little bit of preparation.

So, before you start packing up the minivan with tents and sleeping bags, take a moment to peruse the following list of handy tips to make your family campout memorable -- in a good way!