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Camping is the Way to Get Away!

Posted by admin VIP    08/12/2013 11:04 AM

Maheu Insurance CampingCamping is a great way to get away and enjoy the great outdoors. Whether you enjoy pitching a tent, pulling a pop-up or driving a Recreational Vehicle, the experience of camping is a wonderful form of leisure for the whole family.

Each year millions of Americans take to the road and use campgrounds as their overnight accommodations. The style of camping you have to choose from can range from the open family campground with all the amenities such as running water, warm showers, electrical hook up, cable TV, or the deep wilderness where none of these services exists and you may be miles away from civilization. Either way it’s important to follow some basic tips so everyone stays safe during their vacation.

There are millions of gadgets out there available for you to purchase where the seller may claim it will make your life a bit easier while camping. Some of them may be very useful while others may be just a gimmick. The list of tips below however, is definitely a must for all campers to take a look at before venturing out. The CDC has put together a nice website explaining several of these basic tips that, if followed, can prevent a number of issues from arising. Here is the list that they have compiled. You can visit their website to see each of these in greater detail.

  • Get vaccinated.
  • Prepare healthy and safe food.
  • Include safe physical activities.
  • Protect against carbon monoxide poisoning.
  • Avoid wild animals, and protect family pets.
  • Fight the bug bite.
  • Prevent temperature-related illness.
  • Protect yourself from the sun.
  • Avoid water-related illness and injury.
  • Be prepared.

All of these tips are essential however; the last item is certainly the most important tip of them all. Being unprepared for the conditions can be very dangerous and make things turn bad quickly. Weather is just one of the factors that change without warning so having some basic survival items on hand can really make a difference in an emergency. The CDC site has also compiled a list of essential items that you should pack for your trip.

Please contact Maheu Insurance if you would like a quote on any of your campers or recreational vehicles. Have a safe and enjoyable camping adventure.

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