Our 5 best places to pitch a tent

Summer is quickly coming, so it’s time to think about your next holidays! To give some ideas for camping lovers, we share the 5 best places where we would love to pitch our tent.

> New Zealand National Parks

To enjoy the magnificent wilderness and the amazing landscapes of this land, camping is your best option. New Zealand has several national parks where you can pitch your tent. Our tips to find the best place? Ask nicely to the landowner’s door,  they will be happy to give you their little piece of paradise. If you’re travelling with your family and you’re looking for activities for kids, let’s have a look to the “holiday parks”.

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© Chris Gin – Lake Kirkpatrick

> Joshua Tree National Park, California, United States

This park is located in the southeast of California. He is famous for its two distinct desert ecosystems: the Mojave with high elevations and the Colorado at lower altitudes. For accommodation there are nine campgrounds where solo travelers, families or groups will find their place. If you have enough experience and gear, you can also choose backcountry camping, but do not forget to register at a backcountry registration boardremembering to declare your presence.

Joshua Tree
© Srikanth Jandhyala – Sunrise at Joshua Tree National Park

> The Cordillera Huayhuash in Peru

Hikes around crystalline lakes, discovering of small villages, and magnificent landscapes will be waiting for you! The Cordillera Huayhuash is one of the most famous mountain ranges in the world and one of the most beautiful in South America. This is a perfect destination if you’re looking for adventure, hiking days and bivouac!

Cordillère Huayhuash

© Stéphan Peccini – Paso San Antonio

> Waterton national park, Canada

This national park gets everything you need! Located in southwestern Alberta, your decor will consist of green meadows and clear lakes, with as a bonus stunning views. Designated as World Heritage of UNESCO, it’s the first ‘International Peace Park’ of the world. To rest between two walks, three campsites are available, including one offering nights in teepees!

Slow Down
© Wayne Stadler – Lac Waterton

> North Cascades National Park, Washington, United States

Here is an inescapable place to explore the most stunning mountain landscapes of America, and to enjoy the incredible colors of the sky! Going to Cascade Pass Trail, your effort will be rewarded by the spectacular views of peaks and glaciers. For backcountry camping, you also need to register to get a permit, or you can find a place in one of the camp, as the Sahale Glacier one.

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© Andy Porter – Noth Cascades National Park



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