Camping remains one of the most wholesome, fun and quality experiences you can still have with kids. And, it doesn't cost an arm and a leg. This Labor Day, two of my friends and their families joined us for a three-day trip in the mountains of Arizona. There was a fair amount of whining, but once we told told the dads to knock it off our weekend was virtually whine free (but certainly not wine free!). As with most things in life, that didn't happen by accident. It was the result of good planning, good packing and good humor.
Here are the eight things that proved indispensable on our trip:
I'm a recovering attorney/CEO and NBA executive turned entrepreneur. Before I could travel in style I just traveled, bed bug bites and all.True story. Today, I'm fortunate enough to visit iconic locations and stay in the very best hotels with my husband and son. So, whether you're living the champagne travel reality or just dreaming about it, I'm glad you're here!