Camping News

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Camping Packing Like a Pro

By james.campbell@madwire.com / August 23, 2021

Planning a camping trip in Texas, even when you booked a glamping pod or a spot on an RV resort at Mystic Quarry in San Antonio, still means packing your stuff. Packing and unpacking could be challenging when you have kids, but it doesn’t have to be.  Here are some tips to make packing less…

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Maximize Your Camping Experience With Meditation (And, Other Reflective Activity Ideas)

By james.campbell@madwire.com / August 23, 2021

Camping may evoke physical activities like hiking, trekking, or swimming, but you can take camping trips to a new level by introducing meditation. When you’re surrounded by natural landscapes, it’s easier to enter a state of mindfulness and connect with the environment. So, when you book with Mystic Quarry in San Antonio, enrich your weekend…

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An older woman drinking a glass of white wine while laying in a hammock at Mystic Quarry.

Is Camping the Secret to Better Mental Health? (Spoiler Alert — Yes!)

By james.campbell@madwire.com / August 23, 2021

Green spaces have been growing in urban destinations. Aside from reducing pollution and improved thermal insulation, urban ecosystems improve the quality of life. Many studies suggest spending more time in gorgeous natural areas like the Canyon Lake in San Antonio can improve your mental health.  Whether you’re pitching a tent, bringing an RV, or glamping…

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Unplug to Recharge — Weekend Camping Revitalizes Your Soul

By james.campbell@madwire.com / August 23, 2021

Bathing in the morning sunshine in the middle of the woods and hearing chirping sounds in the morning instead of the hustle and bustle of the city could be what your body needs to stay in top shape. In San Antonio, you can do all these things at Mystic Quarry — a glamorous camping destination…

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Why Summer 2021 Is the Summer of Camping

By james.campbell@madwire.com / August 23, 2021

After being cooped up at home because of the pandemic, everyone wants a break. Even with vaccines available, there are still social restrictions, but at least now you may go camping. Following health protocols is still a must, but it starts to give us some sense of normalcy.  If you’re up for a trip in…

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Multi-generational guests in front of a Mystic Quarry tipi.

Get Together, Get Out — Strengthening Bonds With Camping

By james.campbell@madwire.com / August 23, 2021

Heading out of your home to go camping provides an opportunity for families to take time off from their daily routines to focus on each other.  During camping trips, you have to work together and rely on each other to make things work – from pitching a tent to cooking food, and unpacking stuff. In…

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Kids feeding the chickens at Mystic Quarry.

Camping With Kids? Remember to Pack These Items

By james.campbell@madwire.com / August 23, 2021

Camping trips hold many adventures for kids of all ages. Packing the right gear and supplies is always a must, moreso when you’re bringing kids. Even when you’re bound for an outdoor resort that comes with modern amenities like Mystic Quarry in San Antonio, TX, it still pays to make a checklist that contains these…

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An RV parked in a campground with the awning out and empty chairs beneath it.

Oh, The Places You’ll Go…. RV Camping Adventures You Have to Try

By james.campbell@madwire.com / August 23, 2021

Sales numbers for RVs saw record highs following COVID-19 shutdowns. If you just bought your first RV, you need some RV(ing) wisdom to get you started and a list of RV destinations. If you’re in Texas, many adventures await you from Houston to San Antonio, and we’ve rounded up a list of RV parks from…

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The Ultimate Guide To RV Camping

By madwire / August 17, 2021

Enjoy your camping experience in a modern way RV camping is very versatile in its options. No matter where you are or how often you use an RV, you want to be sure you have what you need to be comfortable. Mystic Quarry’s ultimate guide to RV camping will help you know what to look…

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What is Glamping?

By madwire / August 17, 2021

What is Glamping? An elevated camping experience with the luxuries of everyday life Stay at Mystic Quarry Today! If you enjoy the great outdoors, but aren’t particularly thrilled with the primitive tradition of sleeping on the hard ground in a tent while being vulnerable to wildlife and weather elements, then you’re the perfect candidate for…

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