How to Prepare for Summer Camping in the Czech Republic

Even though the Czech Republic probably isn’t the first destination that comes to your mind when talking about summer camping, you’d be surprised to learn how many campers actually go there every single year. Camping enthusiasts from around the world gather here and spend their free time enjoying the amazing weather and exploring sights you can’t see anywhere else in the world. However, camping is all about being in touch with nature, and if that’s something you’d like to do this year yourself, here are a few things you need to do if you want your camping trip to be extraordinary!

Find a campsite

Even though the Czech Republic is full of amazing places where you can camp, finding the best campsite possible should be the first thing on your list. After all, the spot where you camp can ultimately make or break your experience and making sure you’ve picked the perfect location is crucial.

Luckily, the Czech Republic is full of wonderful campsites that will make you feel special and welcomed. Whether you wish to stay near Prague or go deep into the wilderness, all of these camps will give you all the amenities you’ll need, so making the right choice shouldn’t really be that hard.

Invite the right people

Camping on your own, camping with your best friends, camping with your significant other, and camping with a group of strangers are all amazing experiences, but the differences between these experiences are huge. Who you’re camping with is almost as important as where you’re camping, so finding the right companions is extremely important.

There are a few rules you need to follow – you shouldn’t go with too many people, you should all be at least friendly with each other, you should all be ready to visit the same destination, etc. – so make sure you do this beforehand. Investing time and energy into finding the right people who will share your Czech Republic camping experience might seem tiring, but it’s definitely worth your while.

Pack all your necessities

This is another crucial problem you need to solve before you start heading towards the Czech Republic: what will you pack and will you be able to pack all your necessities? Doing this is probably the second most important thing when it comes to camping in general – right after choosing the location – so start figuring these things out ASAP.

The best way to solve this problem is by making a list of things you absolutely need: from your tents and your clothes to your favorite foods and drinks. You probably already have most of these things at home, but purchasing a thing or two is always an option as well. What’s great is that you can do this online as well, and find amazing camping equipment such as those protective Tekto Gear folding knives and other accessories in only a few clicks.

Figure out what else you’ll be doing

No matter how amazing camping is – because it really is a pretty amazing way to spend your free time – you need to find a few activities that will help you make the most of your summer in the Czech Republic. If you’re an outdoor enthusiast, you’ll have no problem figuring out more activities that should help you make the most of your time – such as hiking or birdwatching – so talk to your camping buddies and figure out what else you’ll be doing.

Of course, nobody tells you that you have to do these things, but the chances are you’re going to want to do something else besides hanging out in your tent and admiring nature. And once you’re done camping, hiking, birdwatching, or doing whatever else you’ve decided to do, it’s time to start making plans for the future. Don’t forget that camping isn’t the only way to spend your summer, so look into other wonderful outdoor activities that could turn every summer of your life into the best summer ever!

Preparing for a summer camping trip to the Czech Republic might sound like the hardest thing you’ll ever do, but it’s actually quite easy. It’s all about getting ready and packing your stuff before hitting the road, as well as having a plan of what exactly you and your camping friends will be doing once you reach the Czech Republic!

By Peter Minkoff

Peter is a lifestyle and travel writer at Men-Ual magazine, living between Ústí nad Labem and Antwerp. Follow Peter on Twitter for more tips.