Entries by Roofnest Team

5 of the Best Camping Spots Within 2 Hours of Portland

Isn’t it funny how cool weather can make your urge to camp even stronger? With fall in full swing, all we want to do is put away our laptops and get outside before winter is upon us. Fall camping does need some extra prep, like cold-weather camping gear for you and your dog. You’ll also […]

5 Winter Camping Accessories for Your Dog You’ll Want to Buy Now

If there’s one thing we’ve enjoyed about socially distancing this year, it’s spending more time outside with our families — including our canine companions. Dogs have a way of making any outdoor adventure even more fun, especially camping. Seeing their joy and sense of exploration when venturing in the wild seems to enhance our own […]

How to Avoid Unwanted Wildlife Encounters While Camping

It’s hard to beat camping in the fall…long drives through changing leaves, layering up your hard shell roof top tent with extra blankets, and ending a long hike or mountain bike ride beside a warm fire.  The last thing you want to worry about while exploring the wilderness is uncomfortable or even dangerous encounters with […]

How to Make Camping Educational for Your Kids

Kids are going back to school again — but this school year is looking different than ever before. It’s different for parents too, as many have taken on the role of home-schooler and parent (not to mention having a job). But out of the struggle there is opportunity to be found: more time with your kids […]

Travel + Leisure Reviews the Roofnest Sparrow

As more Americans seek to unplug, get out of the house, and forget about coronavirus for just a little while, overlanding has seen a surge in popularity this year. At Roofnest, we can attest to the summertime overlanding craze. Our hard shell roof top tents have been selling faster than hotcakes (those are pancakes, right?), […]

TFLCar Reviews the Roofnest Sparrow

Photo: Grant Davis   As many parents can attest, camping with the kids is a blast for the whole family…until bedtime rolls around. Traditional ground camping can be cold, bumpy, and even a little scary for your little ones as they listen to wildlife go about their business at night. Did we mention the possibility […]