Campfires

There’s nothing quite like enjoying the warmth and crackling flame of a campfire after a long day of traveling or exploring the wilderness.

Learn about campfire building techniques, how to make the most out of your campfire, safety precautions, and more.

Tinder vs. kindling: What’s the difference?

Tinder vs. kindling: What’s the difference?

If you've ever tried to build a campfire (or bonfire, or even just a fire in your fireplace), then you know you can't just hold a match to a log and call it a day. No—you need tinder and kindling before you can get those big logs burning. But what's the difference...

45 of the scariest campfire stories you can read for free

45 of the scariest campfire stories you can read for free

Everyone loves camping stories to listen to when sitting around the campfire. But when it comes to the scariest campfire stories, you can't go wrong with some of the most timeless classics that have been told for generations. There've been many talented authors of...

The best kindling for fire building: What works like a charm

The best kindling for fire building: What works like a charm

Starting a fire isn’t as easy as it looks on TV or even YouTube. I don’t know how many times Ross and I struggled to get our fires going, only to be disappointed after it goes out. We were too antsy, and we just didn't know what to use as the best kindling for fire...