It might be tempting to buy camping equipment at your local hardware or department store but if you are looking for top-quality, durable items that will withstand all sorts of adventures and in all sorts of weather, you might want to check out your local Camping Companies.
While it’s true that some items will be more expensive in a specialty camping store, these stores often have sales and you can get quality items from previous seasons for a steep discount. Whether it be a new tent, hiking boots, rain gear or cooking supplies, these stores have all the items and the top brands you are looking for.
Most towns and cities have a camping store. The best way to find out where they are located is by searching online. While you’re there, read reviews from other customers to see what they thought of shopping there. If shopping in-store is possible, you can always shop online as most stores offer this option.