Camping and kids go together like peanut butter and chocolate, but, for the uninitiated, one's first family camping trip can be rather intimidating. Melissa Summers of Suburban Bliss and Mighty Junior fame had a great suggestion: how about we share our best family camping tips? Campsite setup ideas? Gear recommendations? Meal planning? Must-have items one should pack?
I'll round 'em up and post them in a "Family camping hacks" series. Email me your tips (include the word "camping" in the subject line), or include them in the comments here.
Some past camping-relevant hacks: