Home is wherever the tent sits.
At Mount Everest Base Camp, Nepal
Though there are technically two base camps on the North and South faces of Everest, both demand a grueling trek of about 17,000-17,500 feet of Everest’s total 29,029 feet.
At Lake Alaudin, Tajikistan
On a glacier in McCarthy, Alaska
Near Parque Nacional de Aiguestortes, Spain
One of Spain’s best kept secrets, little information is available about the National Park to tourists once in Spain, though the word on the street is that the lake is gorgeous, and the trails manageable for the whole family.
In the Sahara Desert, outside Morocco
At Paa, Nepal
In a tree an Waldseilgarten, Germany
Part of a larger mountain adventure resort that also offers igloo stays and campgrounds suspended off the sides of cliffs, hanging from tree canopies in Waldseilgarten seems like the most reasonable place to put a tent by comparison.
It Simien National Park, Ethiopa
At the base of Mount Whitney, California
At Big Allo Lake, Tajikistan
The gorgeous and lesser known Fann Mountain region of Tajikistan is chock-full of nature’s beauty, including a hundred peaks, and scores of serene lakes to set up camp by.
In the deserts of Anza Borrego State Park, California
By Muddy Lake, Tajikistan
Along the Inca Trail, Peru
The classic five-day trek from Cusco to Machu Picchu snakes through villages, forests, and ruins over its incredible 26 mile stretch.
At Crater Lake, Oregon
Under the aurora at the Boreal Forest, Canada
At Mount Rainier National Park, Washington
The gorgeous 236,831 acres of America’s 5th National Park contain glaciers, volcanoes, and everything in-between.
At Sahale Glacier Camp, Washington
Along a lake at Joffre Lakes, Canada
At Cordillera Blanca, Peru
The incredible frozen wasteland of Peru’s “White Range” is notable chunk of the Andes, and contains the “World’s Most Beautiful Mountain” from 1966 (The Alpamayo).
Taking a break in Chimtarga, Tajikistan
At Jökulsárlón, Iceland
Near the Fann Mountains, Tajikistan
At Joshua Tree National Park, California
This awe-inspiring park in Southern California stretches to an area larger than the state of Rhode Island, and spans the Mojave and Colorado deserts.
At Ross Lake National Recreation Area, Washington
At Canyonland National Park, Utah
At Minchin Cove, Newfoundland
At Homer Bay, Alaska
At Glacier National Park, Montana
In British Columbia, Canada
At Arches National Park, Utah
So-named for the roughly 2,000 sandstone arches found there, Arches National Park is about a 9 hour drive Northeast from the Grand Canyon on the Colorado river, and a necessary stop on your next cross-country road trip.