Hipcamp Raises $57 Million for Campsite Bookings as Outdoor Travel Trend Booms: Report

Tent campers at Joshua Tree National Park in the U.S. Hipcamp, a travel startup that pairs campers with landowners, has finalized $57 million of investment in a Series C funding round. HipcampSkift Take: Hipcamp says that demand for quality outdoor experiences has exceeded supply as a long-term trend, not just a pandemic bump. It also…… Continue reading Hipcamp Raises $57 Million for Campsite Bookings as Outdoor Travel Trend Booms: Report

What to know before winter camping

The camping craze that we’ve seen this summer has made its way to winter. Winter camping is not only a relaxing way to get into nature, but it also gives you easy access to activities like backcountry skiing or snowboarding, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing. Winter camping comes with its own set of challenges, but with…… Continue reading What to know before winter camping

U.S.-Based Hipcamp Acquires Australia’s Youcamp as Travelers Heed Call of the Great Outdoors

Sky Mountain yoga retreat near Bear Lake State Park in Idaho. Hipcamp, a San Francisco-based startup, has acquired Youcamp, its counterpart in, Australia that lets property owners charge campers on their land. HipcampSkift Take: Hipcamp thinks that courting landowners like farmers, ranchers, and vintners can help unlock new supply for outdoor recreation. It’s an interesting…… Continue reading U.S.-Based Hipcamp Acquires Australia’s Youcamp as Travelers Heed Call of the Great Outdoors

RV and Outdoor Recreation Companies See a Boom in Bookings

Enney Ranch is an 850-acre cattle and grain ranch in Paso Robles, California, which is open to guests who book tents via Tentrr, an online service. TentrrSkift Take: The great outdoors is appealing to many people who have been cooped up under stay-at-home restrictions. It’s no wonder that several booking services for camping and related…… Continue reading RV and Outdoor Recreation Companies See a Boom in Bookings

The best glamping and camping spots

Florida has, not completely unfairly, become the butt of a lot of jokes. Botch multiple elections and give the world headlines like “Florida Man Arrested for Operating Retirement Home Chop Shop” and you’re not escaping the late-night comedy circuit. That said, Florida is still full of natural beauty, much of it beyond its world-renowned beaches.…… Continue reading The best glamping and camping spots

The best luxury forest accomodations

For generations, Americans have ventured into the vast, ancient forests of the United States seeking spiritual, emotional, and physical rejuvenation, indelibly blending the concepts of restoration and peace with being in the woods. That notion of forest wellness still persists to this day, but instead of decamping into the woods to sleep in a tent…… Continue reading The best luxury forest accomodations