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Is camping actually fun?

Camping has always been a questionable event. On one hand, you have the chance to disconnect and enjoy what nature has to offer, but on the other, that means bugs, dirt and little to no running water. Nevertheless, COVID-19's impact on the travel industry has led many to go camping for the first time. According to Travel and Leisure, camping has never been more popular. But at the end of the day, is it really all that fun?

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According to Travel and Leisure's Andrea Romano a new report shows that camping is more popular now than ever before. Interest in camping has certainly gone up since the coronavirus pandemic rendered many vacations impossible, but this trend may be long-lasting: 

...one-third of all the campers surveyed described themselves as “lifelong” campers, with an increasing amount of Millennials and Gen X-ers describing themselves this way. But new campers are still sharing their enthusiasm, with one of every 20 households surveyed saying they camped for the first time this year.

Camping offers a socially-distanced get-away, incredible views, and a chance to connect with the world around you in a different way. Plus, s'mores. Lots and lots of s'mores. According to Romano, industry experts predict that this growth will continue, given "90 percent of the teenagers and children respondents (Gen Z) said they intend to camp as adults."

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Camping sounds amazing when you only focus on a a few select aspects. In reality, there are a million and one reasons not to go camping. Here are just a few: 

  1. Mosquitos
  2. Humidity
  3. Rain
  4. Heat
  5. No running water
  6. Bringing all food with you
  7. Setting up your own shelter
  8. Bears
  9. Snakes
  10. Spiders

No s'more is worth it. 

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Is camping actually fun?
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#CampingIsNeverFun