Memorial Day Travel Forecast: Crowds, Traffic and Where is Our Waitress?

As Americans hit the road for the holiday, they may find things crowded, more expensive and with less staff to keep things running smoothly.

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Kids Can Be ‘Homesick and Happy’ at Camp

Separation anxiety may be harder for parents than for children.

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Summer Camp F.A.Q.: C.D.C. Guidelines and Answers From Experts

Do counselors have to be vaccinated? Will there be singing around campfires? We asked the experts.

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How to Reserve a Campsite, Even at the Last Minute

Who says you can’t get a reservation for the great outdoors this weekend?

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How Veterans of #Vanlife Feel About All the Newbies

Once a niche movement, the nomadic lifestyle is going mainstream. For longtime vanlifers, that means fewer parking spaces and more trash, but the potential for positive changes.

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Summer Camps See Rebound in Interest

After resisting in 2020, many parents see an antidote to a school year when their children have been glued to a computer screen.

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Get Outside and Safely Visit a National Park

Now is the time to start looking ahead, to spring and summer excursions in the great outdoors.

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These Y.M.C.A. Camps Served Children for 100 Years. Now They Are Shut.

The Y.M.C.A. of Greater New York is selling three summer camps that have been a bucolic retreat for generations of poor children from the city, part of the pandemic’s economic fallout.

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Is ‘Avalanche’ the Answer to a 62-Year-Old Russian Mystery Over 9 Deaths?

Was it U.F.O.s? Yeti? The K.G.B.? The riddle of who or what killed nine young hikers has inspired conspiracy theories for decades. Two scientists now say a natural disaster may be to blame.

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The Drawbacks of Living in a Tiny Home During a Pandemic

Lockdowns are harder when you’re stuck in a small space and can’t stockpile food or toilet paper.

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An Inn or Bike Tour of Your Own: How to Make Buyouts More Affordable

Savvy travelers intent on staying in their bubbles are finding that what was once a luxury option can actually be attainable.

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To Many Travelers, 2020 Was the Summer of 1965

Driving over flying. Domestic destinations. Though the conditions and causes were different, certain midcentury travel preferences experienced a revival this year.

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Greece … or Devon? Camping Outshines Continent for Britons This Summer

With many vacationers reluctant to go abroad because of the pandemic, “for the first time in the U.K., owning a caravan is kind of cool.”

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The Dangerous Allure of ‘Normal’ This Pandemic Summer

A fishing trip is a reminder of the impulses that stop us from protecting ourselves.

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Scenes From the 2020 Sturgis Rally, Undaunted by the Coronavirus

Meet the motorcyclists gathered in Sturgis, S.D., for a giant annual rally, with plenty of regard for one another but little for the pandemic.

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The Coronavirus Infected Hundreds at a Georgia Summer Camp

The camp took precautions but did not require campers to wear masks, the C.D.C. reported. Singing and cheering may have helped spread the virus.

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On the Lookout for Moose on Michigan’s Isle Royale

The remote Isle Royale, tucked away in the northern reaches of Lake Superior, is one of America’s least visited national parks.

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A Life Full of Meaning

The diabetes camp that gave us hope had an unlikely connection to my father, a former priest who would have delighted in being our guardian angel.

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A Brooklyn Restaurant’s Answer to Cabin Fever: Summer Camp

Olmsted, like many of its New York City peers, is trying to make the most of a strange season by serving up fun and games along with the distancing.

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Vacation in the Summer of Covid-19

Traveling during a pandemic requires lots of research, precision planning and a willingness to play by new and very stringent rules. For these writers, it still felt good to get away.

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Reflecting on Summer Camp in Our Campless Summer

The letters my children and I used to send to and from camp were little shots of treasure, containing everything we would use to put our family back together at the end of summer.

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This Year’s Summer Campground: Our Bedrooms and Living Rooms

Summer camp in the pandemic looks just like a screen. But what happens when kids run away from the computer?

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My Other Car is a…Mercedes Camper Van?

The bustling R.V. business gets a jolt from a ritzy new Mercedes-Benz rig.

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The New Escapism: Isolationist Travel

As travelers seek safety amid social distancing, the travel industry is adapting with outdoor trips, remote lodgings and private camps.

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Heading Outdoors for a Socially Distant Getaway? Try These Apps

Views, trails, the best takeaway food and where to find an evil clown sign, not to mention a Jell-O museum, can all be found with these apps for the outdoors-bound.

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As Some Sleepaway Summer Camps Close Down, Others Balance the Risks

Close contact at day and overnight camps can make it easy for disease to spread. Can programs adjust to keep children safe?

#camps-and-camping, #children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #parenting, #summer-season, #your-feed-health, #your-feed-science

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Worried About Social Distancing When Traveling? Join the Crowd and Rent an R.V.

Recreational vehicles were gaining in popularity before the pandemic. Now, with travel restrictions loosening, a surge of travelers is drawn to the relative solitude that R.V.s offer.

#abercrombiekent, #camps-and-camping, #cruise-america, #kampgrounds-of-america, #recreational-vehicles, #road-trips, #states-us, #travel-and-vacations, #vans

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As the Country Opens Up, Children With Disabilities Are Getting Left Behind

The kids who most need social interaction this summer won’t be getting it.

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Coronavirus Testing for Summer Camp Kids

Companies have arrived to help sell a safer summer. “They are crawling out of the woodwork,” one camp director said.

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Camping in the West? Like Everything These Days, It’s Complicated

“Every state is different. In some states, every municipality is different.”

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How to Save Summer Camps During the Coronavirus

A plan to transform camps into safe retreats for families.

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Parents Really Need a Break. But Is Summer Camp Too Risky?

Some programs are planning on testing, disinfecting and social distancing to protect children from the virus. Others say camp can’t be safe this year.

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How to Make Summer Camp Work During the Coronavirus

Our goal should be to make the risk of infection low enough so that the benefits outweigh any potential harm.

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Summer Camps Are Going ‘Virtual.’ Parents Are Skeptical.

With in-person camps canceled because of the coronavirus, many are going online — but that’s not an option for some families.

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This Summer, Consider Camping in Your Own Backyard

The great outdoors can be made a little smaller for a close-to-home adventure.

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Is Summer Camp Canceled?

Across the country, parents, children and counselors are wondering if a treasured summer rite can possibly proceed.

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