Camping is the top outdoor vacation activity in America. Camping serves a wide variety of causes and purposes – family bonding, stress reduction, or just a great way to have a wonderful time outdoors and experience the elements in all their glory.
Camping is very alluring, even for the first-timer – of the one third of U.S. adults that have gone on a camping vacation over a five year period, only 6% said camping is not for them. This means that camping as an outdoor activity or recreation has a potentially 94% retention rate. Considering what has to go into planning a camping trip, this is a great figure.
Camping is also big business. From the manufacture and sale of camping equipment, the establishment and maintenance of camping sites, camping adds value to the economy at several stages. It is also a gateway recreation to other outdoor activities such as hiking, boating, and biking.
The demographics for camping vacationers are also interesting. Camping vacationers tend to be married with children at home, with an average age of 37. The median household income of campers is around $43,000.00. What this means is that camping is not
The Uffizi Gallery contains some of the most important and greatest art collections in the world. It is also the world’s oldest museum. Most tour guide books and online travel sites will urge you to ensure that a visit to the Uffiizi is included as part of any Florence vacation, no matter how short. What most of them fail to tell you, or at least stress with sufficient emphasis, is that without a pre-booked ticket, you may not be able to visit the Uffizi at all!
My wife and I had a three day holiday in Florence at the beginning of April 2005. We had planned on visiting the Uffizi Gallery and as soon as we checked in at our hotel we telephoned the gallery to purchase tickets. After several attempts without our calls being answered, we asked the hotel reception to do the booking for us. They explained that it was nearly always difficult to get through on the booking line and that our three day stay might not provide sufficient notice to make a booking possible. Despite this, the hotel staff were most happy to
What will you do this summer? get a part-time job at the local factory or warehouse? Stay at home and help your folks out? Well, have you ever considered spending the summer months working at one of the thousands of summer camps that operate each year all over the United States?
Summer Camps in the US are as much a part of the tradition as apple pie and maple syrup! Started back in the 1800’s, summer camps today attract over 10 million children each summer who attend to participate in various activities with fellow campers and under the guidance of the camp counselors who work on the camps.
In every state you will find camps which offer all kinds of different themes and activities from general development camps to science camps and sports camps. Campers will generally attend for a week at a time and participate in a set of activities. As a summer camp counselor you are required to overlook these activities and ensure each camper has positive experience.
About being a camp counselor
Working as a summer camp counselor is not only a very rewarding and fun way to spend the summer
You could enjoy the low budget travel packages also if you are ready to compromise with your dreams. The dreams of most of the people need more money than the total bucks in their bank account. If you are among those who want to enjoy their vacations by traveling to the distant places but your budget is limited then you should know all the tips that can help you to reduce your traveling expenses. You can plan your vacations with in your budget if you can compromise a little bit with your dreams. Continue reading the important travel tips to know the ways to reduce your expenses.
Select a cheap destination
Countries where the cost of living is low can be the good travel destinations for you if your budget is limited. You will not notice much difference whether you are visiting the seashore of America or Asia because you will enjoy the same level of cool breeze at both places and your body will be relaxed similarly at both places. The only difference you will see at both the tourist spots is the cost because the cost of living is low in Asia so the