Under Canvas Glamping Announces #PayWhatYouCan Campaign

Under Canvas Glamping Announces #PayWhatYouCan Campaign

For many of us, summertime is synonymous with time spent outdoors—hiking, mountain biking, kicking it in a lazy river. The experience doesn’t just afford us a sense of adventure and the opportunity to get out of our everyday ruts.

Science shows that being outdoors is good for our health, and that camping, in particular, gives us some of the best sleep of our lives.

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For a lot of Americans, there’s one big hurdle: the cost. Getting kitted out at your local outdoor retailer is no cheap feat. And some 39 million Americans can’t afford a summer vacation at all. So, Under Canvas, the premiere company specializing in immersive glamping experiences, launched its #paywhatyoucan campaign. As the name suggests, the costs of the trip will only be what you can afford—nothing more, nothing less.

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Yosemite AutoCamp: This Luxury Airstream Getaway is the Ultimate Summer Escape

Yosemite AutoCamp: This Luxury Airstream Getaway is the Ultimate Summer Escape

If you’ve yet to experience the sprawling natural beauty of Yosemite National Park in California, you probably got the travel bug after watching professional climber Alex Honnold scale El Capitan in the gripping documentary Free Solo.

In the film—which follows Honnold as he prepares for arguably the toughest, most dangerous free climb ever attempted—you see him spending most of his down time in a small RV with nothing more than the bare essentials. While, camping on wheels is a great solution if you’re looking for more than a polyester tent overhead at night, it’s not exactly a luxury experience. Not to mention, most of Yosemite’s 10 RV campsites are booked well in advance for the peak season of April through September. But there’s a way around that: AutoCamp. The company gets you smack-dab in the middle of Yosemite’s rugged terrain with all the creature comforts you crave.

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