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Lost Campers Blog Within A Blog Campaign

 

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Blog Within A Blog Campaign

Hey Lost Campers! Are you going to be photo or travel blogging during your campervan adventure? Would you like some extra exposure to your blog? We’d love to help with our Lost Campers Blog Within A Blog Campaign!

 

The second Blog Within A Blog contribution has arrived!

#2 was submitted by Lost Camper Kellie Bolt and her partner Alistair Mchaffie from New Zealand. Their awesome blog Leave to Roam has a lot of great tips for budget camping. They took one of our budget campervans for a trip around California. Thank you Kellie and Alistair for sharing your experience! You can also find these experienced travelers on instagram @leavetoroam and Facebook as well.

Kellie and Alistair shot this lovely photo of “Violet” on the way to Yosemite

Check out Kellie and Alistair’s wonderful travel blog HERE!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We are honored to share the first Blog Within A Blog Campaign Contribution!

#1 was submitted to us by Lost Camper Petr Pokorny from Norway with his awesome POK-ART blog spot. Petr visited California and travelled with one of our campervans during his journey! Thank you Petr for sharing your experience! 

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Petr rockin’ and rollin’ in “Cooper” the Van

 

Check out Petr’s awesome POK-ART BLOG SPOT HERE

 

 

 

 

*Here at Lost Campers, we get the privilege of meeting some amazing people like you who rent from us to experience a different way of travelling and outdoor adventure. We love when our customers share their campervan adventures with us by way of photo blogs and travel blogs. The staff love seeing these fantastic works and photos, and we thought hey; others would enjoy this too! This has inspired us to start the Lost Campers Blog Within A Blog Campaign. We are sharing blog posts submitted to us by our fabulous customers on the Lost Camper’s company blog to help bring more traffic to these creative blog spots and to share the first-hand perspective of this kind of travel and rental.

Yes, that is right…a blog within a blog! We want to share your first-hand experience and unique perspective with visitors to our blog and with our followers on social media.

We hope that this will inspire others to visit new places and will bring your blog some new visitors and exposure while we are at it! We have thousands of followers on social media and our company blog is shared on Instagram and Facebook and used as a go-to reference for great travel ideas through our website. Sharing is caring, and with all of the crazy stuff going on in the world today, we all need more smiles and positivity, more inspiration and creativity, more excitement and spontaneity. More van life!  

 

Anyone interested in submitting needs to photo blog or write a travel blog piece about their “van life” experience and email us your blog info at reservations@lostcampersusa.com

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*All submissions will be screened to make sure content is appropriate. Sharing will be granted based on approval.

Ready to book your van life experience? Click here to make a reservation.

 

Western Bird Watching | Utah and California Spots

Great Camping & Western Bird Watching in Utah & California

Birding, or bird watching, is a popular hobby all over America. Western bird watching is especially popular due to the diverse ecosystems that line this part of the United States. Did you know that Salt Lake City is one of the best western bird watching locations to observe upwards of 250 species of birds – all in one place? The Great Salt Lake is visited by 3-6 million birds each year. Some stay to nest, others are just passing through. One thing is for sure though: it’s a sight to behold for birdwatchers everywhere. The Great Salt Lake is an important resting point for migratory birds on their way to South America, which is why so many of them come to stay.

Utah Camping & Western Bird Watching

 

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Yellow-headed Blackbird at the Great Salt Lake, photo courtesy of sltrib.com

But the Great Salt Lake isn’t the only place in Utah that hosts a number of bird species- Cache Valley is a wonderful place to observe raptors and there are even a few marshland areas to observe waterfowl in the area as well. Logan Utah has several nearby roads with areas to pull over so there’s plenty of opportunity to stop for awhile and just observe the avian life in the area. Up in the mountains, there’s opportunity to observe songbirds as well!

You don’t have to head out to Southern Utah to go bird watching, though. Salt Lake City itself has several areas to check out the local bird life. Miller Bird Refuge is only a few blocks away from our Salt Lake City budget campervan rental depot. This small park within the city is perfect for taking a relaxing stroll, and is home to a few different species of birds.

 

Western Bird Watching in California

Utah isn’t the only place rich for western bird watching though. California has more recorded bird species than any other state in the contiguous United States. California is home to a wide variety of habitats- from ocean shoreline, to marshland, to high altitude desert, California basically has it all when it comes to western bird watching. Picking where to start can be difficult, with such an array of options it’s no wonder!

Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary in Northern California hosts up to 300 species of birds. If you’re looking to visit one place with the most diversity, Arcata Marsh is definitely the stop for you. For those ocean lovers, this is a good spot to hang out near the shore while observing the local bird life. The visitor’s center has plenty of information about the local species, and information on the latest sightings as well.

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Arcata Marsh, photo courtesy of redwoods.info

California Camping & Western Bird Watching

If you’d like to do some camping while you’re enjoying some western bird watching, Yosemite National Park is another great place to observe California’s birds. Late spring through summer is the best time to visit, as some of the higher elevation roads can be shut down due to snowfall. The elusive Black Swift can be found in Yosemite’s lower elevation areas- though it’s a tricky bird to spot! We have a budget campervan rental depots in San Francisco and another in Los Angeles which are with 3 hours of these great California birdwatching and camping locations.

Lost Campers can provide you the vehicle to get you to all these great birding places and more, all while sticking to a budget. Summer reservations are coming in fast- be sure to get your reservation confirmed soon!

3 Top Seattle Camping Spots Even You Do Not Have Camping Equipment

Looking for some nearby top Seattle camping places for quick fun and adventure?

Fear not, Lost Campers staff has picked out three great top Seattle camping spots to help you plan your next camping getaway.  Lost Campers has just opened a brand new budget campervan rental depot right outside of Seattle, Washington! Washington State is home to a breathtaking array of scenery, and with so much to see it can be a little difficult to figure out where to start.  Buckle up in one of our campervans and get ready for a fabulous vacation in one of America’s most beautiful States.

Top Seattle Camping Spot #1: Lake Serene & Bridal Veil Falls: Just 1 Hour from Seattle

There are plenty of great spots only a few hours away from Seattle, but if you’re looking for a spot to crash real fast you’ll definitely want to check out Lake Serene. It’s just over an hour drive from Seattle, and well worth it! Camping is allowed as long as you are at least 1/4th mile away from the lake. After you’ve gotten some shut eye hike the trail to the lake to spend some quality time out in nature. Lake Serene is also home to Bridal Veil Falls, though getting to the waterfall is another half mile hike in steep terrain. Be sure to bring your state park pass to get access to this location!

 

Top Seattle Camping Spot #2: The North Cascades Have Much to Offer!

Less than three hours away from Seattle is the North Cascades National Park. This is a must see for anyone traveling in Washington! The Cascade mountain range offers plenty to do, all while being surrounded in lush green scenery. Over winter, the mountains do get snowy and some road closures can happen. If you’re planning a winter trip be sure to pack warm! With plenty of trails to hike, you’ll never run out of things to do. There are several different campgrounds available inside the park. Be sure to check out their site for more details on what’s available!

 

 

Top Seattle Camping Spot #3: Olympic National Park will Take Your Breath Away!

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Olympic National Park, photo courtesy of NPS

Last but certainly not least, only a little over two hours away from Seattle is the gorgeous Olympic National Park. Whether you want to spend time on the shoreline or up in the mountains, this Seattle camping spot has it all. The park is also home to many unique species of plants and animals that are under conservation efforts, so be sure to abide by hiking rules and stay on the trails while you’re out and about! Olympic NP is super popular over summer, so be sure to plan ahead if you’d like to pay a visit to this amazing place during your trip. With a Lost Campers campervan, you can take advantage of just about any campground available!

 

Our Seattle depot is booking up fast, but of course you can pick up a van from any of our locations and head up north to spend some time in Washington’s lush green forests. Be sure to get your free quote today and a chance to win a campervan rental! Seattle Camping is incredibly popular, you don’t want to miss out.