Texas is such a large state finding great campgrounds can quickly get a little overwhelming. There are so many amazing outdoor spaces and camping options that unless you really have something specific in mind you can get caught up comparing sites trying to determine which is the perfect fit for you. This has always been the case for me in my home state and I feel as though I have missed many great locations as a result. One hidden gem I hadn’t yet discovered was Baulderdash
As a part of a program I belong to in conjunction with the website The Dyrt, where I serve as a Ranger, sometimes I am sent items to test along my many travels. Not long ago I was sent a pair of Five Ten Hiking Boots from Dyrt Sponsor REI. I took these with me on my most recent journey and gave them the official test over a series of stops spanning 3 weeks which included some pretty intense hiking. Shoe Information & Specs: Name: Five Ten Camp Four Mid Hiking Shoe Reta
When taking to the road as a solo traveler, the thought of simple tasks can be a little daunting. When traveling with a group it tends to be a little more simplistic and carefree but when solo travel begins your eye must be a bit more watchful. While I have been fortunate in not meeting a creeper at a campground, there are many other considerations I still am extremely mindful no matter how peaceful the camping experience. When cooking, for example, I always make sure to di
When looking for a get away, sometimes you don’t want to have to break the bank to find some place of serenity and peace. I tend to find that beaches make me the most at happy when looking for somewhere to just unwind but landlocked for the most part in Northern Texas it makes it a bit of a challenge at times to find that beach oasis which I desire. So often I have found that when searching for a perfect location I prefer somewhere a bit more removed from crowds, unfortunat
Just outside of Corpus Christi in a slightly more remote stretch of Texas coast rests Padre Island National Seashore, a beachfront land preserve operated by the United States Park System that offered a variety of camping and recreation options.
Amongst those, Malaquite Beach Campground, a small but nice facility less than a quarter mile up the beach from the visitors center. This campground boasts around 50 campsites, many featuring a picnic table, BBQ and shade structure.