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7 Steps To Hiking Your First 14ER

If you still haven’t gotten your outdoor gear out, either you need to check in to a mental institution or have a friend pour ice water on your head. (If you don’t have any friends, we’ll do it for you). Look. At Kuku Campers, we’re revving up for the beautiful Colorado weather coming. I don’t know about YOU, but we’re planning on hiking some big mountains this month. We’re talking about tackling some 14er’s (mountains with peaks 14K feet in elevation). If you’ve never hiked a 14er, this is the article for you!​

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7 Steps To Hiking Your First 14ER

Top Camper Sites in Vail to Visit

In the post, we’ll cover some of the best camping sites in the Vail area to make your weekend get-away a success!​

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Top Camper Sites in Vail to Visit

5 Best Winter Camping Activities

This winter you are going to want to get outdoors. Trust us when we say it’s time to rethink winter.​

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5 Best Winter Camping Activities

5 Best Secrets for Staying Warm During Camping

It’s cold. It’s icy. It sucks. That’s January weather for you in Colorado! If you’ve let the freezing wind scare you from wandering the wilderness, don’t worry - we’re going to pop your fear bubble!​

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5 Best Secrets for Staying Warm During Camping

The Ultimate Backpacking Checklist For Beginners

Backpacking is freeing; a liberation from hyper-connectivity and the manufactured stress that surround us. Unlike traditional camping, backpacking is all about mobility and simplicity. For many, it’s a lesson in how to live with.......​

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The Ultimate Backpacking Checklist For Beginners

Seven Accessories To Make Camping Better

A friend of mine named Jake recently did some dry camping in Utah. He’d been locked up in his house for months and was bursting at the seams to get outdoors again. Finally getting some time off, he threw together a few odds and ends and a small tent (s​hould have got a Kuku Camper Van​) and made the 6 hour drive to his new home for the next week. Except when he arrived and began unpacking his supplies, he realized he had no way to cook the food in his cooler - he literally didn’t bring any cookware accessories to make it with! If you’re going to Kuku Trek-it before the summer’s over, don’t be in a rush and forget the most important accessories.​

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Seven Accessories To Make Camping Better

Stargazing for Colorado Newbies

So - you’re a Colorado Rookie looking for the best places to stargaze? You’re in the right place! Colorado is an outdoor adventurer’s paradise. The Centennial State has everything a person could want, and more, when it comes to being outside. From rugged mountains to cold crystal-clear lakes to lush forests, Colorado is ideal for adventure seekers that want to explore the unknown.​

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Stargazing for Colorado Newbies

Health & Safety Tips Before Exploring the Outdoors

With recreational restrictions easing up, now's a great time to throw the bag of chips away and change your slippers into a pair of hiking shoes to get outdoors for a weekend! ​

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Health & Safety Tips Before Exploring the Outdoors

On the Road Again!

If you’re reading this now, congratulations - you have survived the last few months of social distancing and have avoided COVID-19 or at least have beat it! We’re so excited to help you get out of the house! Being restricted has been a challenge for many of us adventure-seekers, and we are ready to hit the road. We still have about three months of Summer left, so the chance to travel and sight-see is still plenty there. If this is your first time renting a Kuku camper since practicing social distancing, you’re going to love cruising in our best of the coolest camper vans - all of which have been cleaned and disinfected entirely from top to bottom, and are ready and safe for you and your friends! ​

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On the Road Again!

5 First Steps For New Colorado Backpackers

Whether you’re new to Colorado or new to backpacking, you could be wondering where to start when it comes to hitting some of the most breathtaking trails the rocky mountains have to offer.​ We reached out to some friends who were new to Colorado and avid backpackers, and asked them some questions about their experience, and what advice they have for those looking to backpack in the near future.​

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5 First Steps For New Colorado Backpackers

5 Good Reasons To Go Camping in the Cold

You read the title. If you’ve got friends in Colorado, chances are you’re seeing instagram photos popping up selfies with snowy mountains frosted forests in the background. Believe it or not, January through April is one of the most........​

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5 Good Reasons To Go Camping in the Cold

Rock Climbing Colorado ________________

Colorado is home to some of the best trails and hiking in the entire United States- not to mention the Rocky Mountains. It would make sense, then, that some of the best rock climbers in the world go there to hone their......​

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Rock Climbing Colorado ________________

Why Falltime is the best season to road trip

Yes, it’s close to being time to put the cover back over the BBQ grill, store the croquet set back in the garage and get back to normal life. But before you.....​

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Why Falltime is the best season to road trip

A Guide to Free Camping in the Western U.S.

There’s no camping like free camping! There are plenty of campsites that do not charge for overnight stays, from California to.........​

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A Guide to Free Camping in the Western U.S.

Top California Concert and Music Festivals

Ahh, California. The state where you can surf and snowboard in the same day. Where you can grab some healthy avocado toast as well as In n Out, the finest in fast food. There are tons of amazing things about the state, but one thing that makes California........​

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Top California Concert and Music Festivals

Top 10 hottest Concerts coming to Colorado

Even though we’re already wrapping up the month of July, we still have some awesome concerts coming up during the Summer! Whether you live in Colorado or a neighboring state, these top 10 concerts are going to be worth driving out to see.​

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Top 10 hottest Concerts coming to Colorado

Top Campgrounds to Take Your Kuku Wheels

The wide open road. Not just a pretty mental picture, but an actual possibility with the power of campervans! The mid-west of America is the perfect place for an .......​

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Top Campgrounds to Take Your Kuku Wheels

Best Campgrounds in Colorado

Happy trails! Here in Colorado almost every trail is a happy trail, it’s just figuring out which one is right for you! There are trails that wind up and down........​

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Best Campgrounds in Colorado

100 Best Things to do in Colorado

Colorado is one of the western states in the USA. The landscape is a combination of river canyons, dry arid desert, and snow-capped mountains. The state has many ancient structures to visit such as the Mesa Verde National Park. The capital of the state of Colorado is Denver which has a vibrant downtown and nightlife.​

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100 Best Things to do in Colorado

5 ways to get wet this Summer!

Nothing yells summer more than a big splash! Here at Kuku Campers we are getting our swimwear on as we head to some of Colorado’s most popular outdoor water destinations. In this blog article, we’ll share ......​

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5 ways to get wet this Summer!

Handy Campers Checklist

So... You’ve decided that enough is enough​. You’re tired of the everyday work routine of hearing the alarm clock goes off, forcing you to go to work, listen to angry customers yell at you, and going back home, just to........​

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Handy Campers Checklist

6 Colorado National Parks to Visit

Colorado is where it’s happening! Kuku Campers has been here in Colorado for a few years now and Colorado really is home for us. Every year more and more people move to Denver and surrounding .......​

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6 Colorado National Parks to Visit

4 Summer Bucket list items

With Summer right around the corner (June 21st) now is the perfect time to be planning out your camping bucket list of must-do items! You want to get a jump start on your planning before the season gets too busy .....​

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4 Summer Bucket list items

The Hotel on Wheels ____________________

To tent-it, or not to tent-it We get it - the idea of camping out on a warm beautiful summer night under the clear starry sky sounds appealing, maybe because we’ve seen so many movies of people doing it. What’s not to like? The smell of .........​

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The Hotel on Wheels ____________________

5 Colorado Ghost Towns to Visit!

The ominous sound of ​‘Camptown Races’​ plays on an out of tune ragtime piano. The noise of wagon wheels being drawn by horses can be heard rolling across the dusty road, and saloon doors being swung open as people from a different .......​

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5 Colorado Ghost Towns to Visit!

The Colorado Highway 50 Road Trip

Infamously known as America’s loneliest road, Highway 50 is actually a beautiful stretch of road spanning over 3,000 miles and connecting from Sacramento, California to Ocean City, Maryland. Far from being a lonely road, Highway 50 offers hundreds of exciting…….​

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The Colorado Highway 50 Road Trip

A Climbing getaway with KuKu Campers

"Travelling light?" was Magnus's first sarcastic response when he picked us up from the airport, eying our two big backpacks and two full smaller packs. No, we weren't travelling light with a bit of clothing for ten days, and all the equipement we…….​

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A Climbing getaway with KuKu Campers

Ways to road trip without breaking your wallet

We’re going to share with you the best kept secrets hundreds of Kuku camper users have done to make their road trip more affordable, but we want to make sure we’re on the same page on this one idea - ​roadtripping is about the journey, and less about the destination. ​Kuku trip’ping......​

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Ways to road trip without breaking your wallet

4 Secrets to make Camping fun!

Whether you’re asking for a friend who hasn’t experienced the thrill of camping, or you’re asking because camping’s new for you and the rumors of sitting around a campfire all day scare your adventurous soul - the question on ways to make camping not boring is a….​

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4 Secrets to make Camping fun!

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Camping

Sleeping in the great outdoors is sure to give you a deeper appreciation for nature. But camping can be intimidating or uncomfortable if you aren’t sure what you’re doing: how to find a good campsite, how to pitch a tent, what to cook for dinner. Read on to find the answers to all of these questions!​

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The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Camping

Ski resorts to visit with KuKu Ski Camper

With perfect snow in most resorts, now’s the best time to take your KuKu Ski Camper to the slopes. When it comes to kitchen accessories, sleeping and room to store your ski gear, our ski campers have you covered like pudding.​

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Ski resorts to visit with KuKu Ski Camper

Rocky Mountain National park must see..

It’s been said that if you want to experience the full beauty of the entire Rocky Mountains, stand in Rocky Mountain National Park. From the breathtaking mountain and peaks, to the valleys and scenic lakes, this fast……​

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Rocky Mountain National park must see..

5 reasons to visit Utah this year

We were talking to one couple recently about how they’ve traveled everywhere within the state and were planning a road trip to Utah for a change in scenery. Though in our opinion it doesn’t quite compare to where we live.......​

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5 reasons to visit Utah this year

5 awesome camping winter activites!

While here in Colorado we’ve seen a shortfall of snow, in a lot of areas across the country, snow is still falling, which adds a different dynamic for when you’re camping outdoors. But don’t let that deter you from taking your camper van.......​

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5 awesome camping winter activites!

Nat'l Parks and Recr. Places to Visit

Many families are beginning to plan their summer vacation already, and a good amount of them will be planning on staying somewhere recreational. And it’s not a bad idea either! Most some of the families we’ve talked to have adm........​

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Nat'l Parks and Recr. Places to Visit

Top Scenic Highways in USA

There’s nothing like getting out on the open road (or narrow ones, but still cool) with some best friends or family, rolling down the windows and blasting Baba O'riley ‘The Who’ as you cruise in your Kuku Camper. In that mom...........​

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Top Scenic Highways in USA

The 5 best lakes in Colorado

It’s truly awesome to live where I do here in Colorado. Here in the Denver area, my backyard is the Rocky Mountains with all the adventure they offer. One of the things I love most about Colorado is the vast mountain lakes that........​

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The 5 best lakes in Colorado

Wild and Wacky Colorado Attractions

Colorado is well known for stunning views, for the bright, crisp skies that never seem to end, and the endless winding roads that lead into barely-touched mountainsides- wild and filled with silent, watchful wildlife that, if you possess the patience, offers a glimpse into the Wild West of old.​

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Wild and Wacky Colorado Attractions