outdoors

Flashback Friday: 143 Fun and Frugal Ways to Spend Your Weekend

There's no need to drain your bank account when there are so many frugal options for fun weekend activities. Now you've got plans!

12 Great Side Jobs for Outdoorsy Types

If your 9-to-5 is crushing your spirits, consider one of these fresh air side hustles that'll get you outdoors — and unchained from your desk.

11 Cool Jobs for Outdoorsy Types

If sitting behind a desk makes you cringe, these outdoor jobs might be perfect for you.

The 18 Coolest Frugal Fall Adventures

Searching for some frugal autumn fun? Look no further than this list of 18 must-do activities this season.

6 Ways Autumn Is Good for Your Mind and Body

Fall may bring shorter days and cooler weather, but did you know this time of year is good for your well-being?

10 Ways to Enjoy Fall Camping

Don't pack the tent away yet. You can still enjoy a camping trip in the cooler autumn weather with some careful planning and the right gear.

15 Fun and Frugal Labor Day Activities

Labor Day is for more than barbeques! Why not try one of these cheap and fun ways to spend this late summer holiday?

20 Hiking Hacks to Take to the Trail This Summer

Before you hit the dusty trail, you should know a thing or two — or 20 — about having a safe and enjoyable hike.

Chill Your Sunscreen and 25 Other Beach Trip Hacks

Make the most out of beach days by keeping it clean, organized, and affordable. You'll wish you'd learned these tricks sooner this summer!

7 Things You Should Never Do When Camping

Camping out is an affordable way to vacation and enjoy nature's splendor. Make your next trip a pleasant one by avoiding these don'ts.

18 Beauty Tips and Hacks for Summer

Summertime sun and fun can wreak havoc on your face, hair, and skin. Tune-up your beauty routine for the climate.

22 Cheap Ways to Keep Cool During the Hottest Month of the Year

Summer sun can be too much of a good thing when temperatures rise. Here's how to beat the heat for next to nothing.

10 Tips for Camping Cooking

Sand the sharp edges off "roughing it" with this collection of clever campout cooking tips.

Camping for a Week Is Only $160 at These National Parks

You'd think camping at one of our nation's great National Parks would be be pricey. Find out how affordable a week really is.

A DIY Air Conditioner and 14 Other Cool Camping Hacks

Camping out is a great frugal getaway, but it can be a lot of work. Make more time for yourself with some clever campground shortcuts.

9 DIY Landscaping and Gardening Skills That Will Save You Money

It's not too late to get your summer garden to bloom — and it doesn't take a lot of money, either. Get outside and get dirty!

20 Cheap, Fun Things to Do This Summer

Let the sun shine on savings with these fun and family-friendly summer activities. The best part? They're super cheap!

8 DIY Backyard Home Improvements That Save You Big

Summer's around the corner, which means extra hours in the day for home improvement. Spruce up your backyard with a spiffy and affordable project.

8 Best Cities for Frugal Lovers of the Outdoors

These affordable cities are perfect for nature lovers who live to mix their urban adventures with their outdoor escapes. Get out there!

6 Outdoor Adventures That Don't Cost a Dime

When the weather finally clears, shake off cabin fever with this collection of cheap, or even free outdoor adventures.