RoadTrip America

Routes, Planning, & Inspiration for Your North American Road Trip

Car Camping: Links & Resources


A Tent for the Road : Review of the Napier X-Treme Sportz Pac (11/19/06)

Camp-Right Truck Tent: Excellent instructions and photos for setting up this tent in the back of a pickup. The manufacturer also makes one of the best-rated car-top carriers vailable in the USA. For information about how to pack a roof-mounted gear carrier properly, click here.

Pre-Road-Trip Car Care: Tips & car conditioning suggestions for travel to the beach, mountains, and deserts. (5/02/04)

Camp Half Price at over 600 campgrounds in the U.S. and Canada

100,000 Campsites: Reservations for state & federal campgrounds all over the USA.

Camping for $10 a Day: Discount camping club at campgrounds across the U.S.

Northern California: Four favorite locations for family camping

List of Essential Camping Equipment

Campground Directories
: U.S. & Canada

Mt. Rainier National Park
has 600 sites for car campers. This is a comprehensive list of what's available in this area of breathtaking vistas.

Bill Colwell's favorite places
for car camping. Who is Bill Colwell? A guy who's been there, done that, and is willing to share his discoveries!

Tent camping in style
: This 6-person, 3-season tent produced by Pah Que is the most amazing car camping tent we've ever seen. (This equipment retailer also offers a portable outhouse, for those who really want to rough it.)

How to Choose a Sleeping Bag
: There's more to it that you might think! Check out these enlightening suggestions about purchasing the best bag for car camping.

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