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Can Cats Go Camping? Yes, and Here’s the Cutest Proof Ever

When most of us think about taking our pets camping, a dog is the first animal that comes to mind. And while canine companions are certainly popular with many Roofnesters, our expectations have been turned upside down by the ongoing appearance of a particularly adventurous and adorable cat in the Roofnest Flock Facebook group. Meet […]

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The Best Portable WiFi Devices for Remote Learning and Working

With Zoom meetings and remote learning still overwhelming your family’s day-to-day, it’s time to get out of the house for a change of scenery. You’re probably tired of being tethered to the walls of your home office. Why not make use of being remote and take work and school on the road? There’s nothing like […]

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Which Hard Shell Roof Top Tent is Right for Families?

Family camping trips can mean the world to the ones you love. They’re opportunities to reset and relax with your children, and a chance to feel close to your partner out in a beautiful landscape. But to make sure those camping memories are positive ones, you need your whole family to be comfortable and prepared […]

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What Kind of Roof Rack Do I Need for a Hard Shell Roof Top Tent?

So you’ve decided to get a hard shell roof top tent. Now you need to know what kind of roof rack to get to support your snazzy new setup. While this may seem daunting because there are more than a handful of styles, designs, and brands out there on the market, we’ve put together a […]

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8 Easy Campfire Meals That Feel Surprisingly Gourmet

We’re all about building a routine on the road. At Roofnest, we crave efficiency — better ways to organize our gear, and faster options for hitting the open road and getting the most out of our next adventure. That’s why we designed our Roofnests to pop open in under a minute, so you can get […]

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7 of the Best Camping Spots Within 2 Hours of San Francisco

It’s hard to be bored in a place like San Francisco. Between the countless attractions and historic landmarks like Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge, and those iconic cable cars zipping around town, it’s hard to run out of fun things to do. But beyond the typical tourist attractions, San Francisco is a gorgeous camping location […]

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Spend This Valentine’s Day in a Roof Top Tent

In the landscape of COVID-19, our traditional ways of celebrating Valentine’s Day are mostly off the table. Many movie theaters are still closed, in-door dining is limited, and concerts and plays are still on hold. Maybe by now, you’ve tried every at-home date idea possible, and nothing seems new and romantic anymore. Luckily, the options […]

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5 Warmest Winter Camping Spots Around the US

After being stuck inside for the better part of 2020, the cabin fever is probably pretty real. Add in the winter blues that can sneak up around this time of year, and you’ve got a recipe for restlessness. It might just be time to give yourself a little socially-distanced vacation. While camping in the snow […]

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Why Athletes Need Quality Sleep (And How to Get It)

From tennis players to swimmers, mountain bikers to skiers, all athletes know that quality sleep is pivotal to bringing their A-game. But how much sleep do you really need to perform your best? Recent studies have revealed that in addition to hydration, nutrition, and condition, sleep (or not enough of it) can significantly impact performance […]

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How You Can Give Back to the Environment This Year

Feeling a soft-spot for Mother Nature lately? We don’t blame you. Between hurricane season, the devastating wildfires across the country,  and the ongoing destruction of natural habitats around the globe, 2020 was a rough year for the environment. Scientists have named deforestation for food production and global warming as the 2 most destructive forces impacting […]

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Enjoy the Best Holiday Yet with These Delicious Campfire Recipes

Congratulations — you made it to December! The end of a long and stressful year deserves a relaxing and joyous holiday celebration. While the holidays look a little different this year, there are still ways to make it the best Christmas yet. 2020 has been the perfect year to create new traditions. Perhaps you’ve started up […]

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The Best Cold Weather Camping Gear You Need This Year

With social distancing orders still in place, getting out in nature might just be the last safe way to still have a killer weekend with your loved ones this winter. Winter camping doesn’t have to be just for the hardcore outdoor types. With a cozy and durable hard shell roof top tent, you can stay […]

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