Camping at Rock Cut State Park

Camping at Rock Cut State Park

Finally, Jason and I were able to get out with the camper for the first time this year. Hooray! While most summers this wouldn’t feel like a big deal, we weren’t sure when or if we’d get out this summer with wacky work schedules. We weren’t able to book a Wisconsin state park campsite well […]

Setting Up Base Camp at Copper Falls State Park

Setting Up Base Camp at Copper Falls State Park

I swear I’m going to get through last summer’s vacation recaps before I hit the one-year-later mark. I’m cutting it super close … After a couple of days exploring the Chippewa Falls area from Lake Wissota State Park, we continued north, further north in Wisconsin than I’ve ever been before. Another solid day of driving […]

Camping at Lake Wissota State Park

Camping at Lake Wissota State Park

After staying one night at Devil’s Lake State Park to kick off our Summer 2015 vacation, we hit the road for our next destination — Chippewa Falls and Lake Wissota State Park. Lake Wissota may sound familiar to you if you’re a fan of the movie Titanic. Leonardo DiCaprio’s character, Jack Dawson, called Chippewa Falls […]

What to Look for When Choosing a Campsite

What to Look for When Choosing a Campsite

Whenever Jason and I visit a new campground, we always take the time to scope out the “best” campsites on the property. I carry my handy camping journal to jot down notes about each campground, the site we’re staying at, and possible sites to reserve for future trips. What do we look for when choosing […]

Inaugural Camper Trip, Part 2

Inaugural Camper Trip, Part 2

Back in October, Jason and I took our new camper out for it’s maiden voyage. For two nights, we camped with the dogs at Ottawa Lake campground in the Kettle Moraine State Forest. We slept pretty well that first night. While we had previously determined that Naya would not sleep in our bed with us, […]