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The 10 Best Father’s Day Gifts for Outdoorsy Dads

Father’s Day is just around the bend, and that means grilling on the patio, camping on the weekends, and maybe a few patterned neckties or noodle art gifts from the kids. If you’re shopping for a dad you love this holiday, don’t you think it’s time to upgrade some of that camp gear in the […]

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Why I Love Camping with A Roofnest as a Dog Owner

Author: Nick Jaynes Two generations of dogs have camped with me in my Roofnest Condor. Over the years, I’ve learned a lot about camping with pups in a roof top tent. Not to mention, I’ve learned how to carry a 75-pound dog up an eight-foot ladder. It takes some labor getting a large dog in […]

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6 Insanely Easy Camping Meals to Make With Your Kids

There’s nothing better than enjoying the outdoors with your family. Being disconnected can do wonders for you and your kids’ health — even for just a day. But come mealtime, you might find yourself in the familiar territory of trying to figure out what to make that will make everyone happy. Only now you’re in […]

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Prep for Your Next Camping Adventure With This Easy Camping Checklist

At Roofnest, spring is synonymous with camping season (although we still do our fair share of winter camping, too). If you’re into spring cleaning, don’t forget to go through your camp gear and do a bit of spring cleaning before you head out for your first camp trip of the season. You might notice it’s […]

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8 Unique Mother’s Day Gifts for the Adventurous Mom in Your Life

If your mom (or the mother of your kiddos) is the adventurous sort, it might be hard to get her to sit still long enough to celebrate her this Mother’s Day. Maybe she’s busy hitting the trail with the kids in tow, or putting together a bucket list of the best National Parks to visit […]

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Glamping vs. Car Camping: Why You Should Experience a Roof Top Tent

Being quarantined inside was probably not what you had planned for 2020. We’re right there with you. With COVID regulations lifting and more and more Americans getting vaccinated, this spring looks a heck of a lot different than last year. And if you’re like us, we’re itching to get outside and have some fun. Most […]

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3 Fun and Educational Earth Day Activities for Kids

One of the greatest parts of being a parent is watching your child discover all the magic the world has to offer every time you go outside. Their excitement can be contagious — especially when you’re exploring the joys of nature together. This wonder is the same awe that you want all upcoming generations to experience, […]

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6 Underrated National Parks to Add to Your Bucket List

National Parks week is here! That means it’s time to bust out that bucket list and figure out which of our nation’s natural wonders to visit this year. While we love classics like Yellow Stone, The Grand Canyon, and Zion National Park, we recommend checking out some uncharted territory this summer. We’re craving some new […]

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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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