10 Instagram Influencers Every Camper Must Follow

These influencers take camping to the next level. 

By Alli Hill

10 Instagram Influencers Every Camper Must Follow
Photograph Courtesy of Jacob Moon (@moonmountainman)

If you’ve been dreaming of your next camping trip, head to Instagram to find your ideal destination. Camping influencers on social media aren’t hard to find, and they’re among the best resources for finding hidden gems that are worth exploring. Start following these 10 influencers on Instagram and start planning your next camping adventure. 

Moon Mountain Life

Who says your dreams of traveling have to stop when you start a family? This couple shows what it’s like growing up outdoors and instilling wanderlust at an early age. Jacob and Natasha Moon are outdoor enthusiasts who continued their adventures all while becoming parents and raising their daughter.   

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Camping with Dogs

Your four-legged friends like camping, too! Even if you don’t have a dog, you won’t be able to resist the fun, funny, and aw-cute moments you’ll find here. From paddleboarding with your retriever to camping in the mountains with your terrier, follow along with these adorable adventures. 

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Adventures on Wheels

This outdoor power couple seems to have seen and done it all. From camping and kayaking to paddleboarding and hiking, every photo they post will inspire you to get outdoors and into the wilderness. See the world through their exciting Instagram account. 

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Bolt and Keel

While it's not so uncommon to see dogs traveling with their outdoor-loving parents, it's not every day that you see a pair of cats in a tent in the mountains of British Columbia. Bolt and Keel are brothers who accompany their owner on her adventures in nature. From canoeing to hiking, these two cats are up for anything.   

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Fresh Off the Grid

One of the best parts about camping is trying new things, and no one does it better than this duo. They’re dishing out some top-notch recipes to keep you fueled-up for adventure during your time away from the kitchen. Fresh Off the Grid proves that you don't have to sacrifice quality and flavor when preparing meals in the great outdoors. 

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Life Ultralight

The van life movement is an up-and-coming camping niche, where home can be anywhere and everywhere you can find a parking place. This duo is sharing their on-the-road lifestyle and all the pretty scenery that comes with it.

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And She’s Dope Too

This global community is girl power for the outdoors. They hold retreats and meetups, as well as showcase the amazing camping adventures and other travels of women around the world.

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You Did Not Sleep There

"Celebrating Instagram's most illogical campsites." That's what it says in their Instagram bio. Your jaw just might drop when you see some of these unbelievable campsites. Between toughing it in sleeping bags overlooking vast canyons to setting up a tent among snow-capped mountains, people have camped in some truly miraculous places. This account spotlights some of the best. 

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Leave No Trace Center

This international non-profit is teaching people how to enjoy life outside responsibly. Every camper can learn a thing or two about leaving no trace and how it impacts the ecosystems you love to visit.

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Hipcamp opens up a world of opportunity for camping. Not only does it connect travelers with public land campsites, but it also offers the opportunity to camp on private land. Hipcamp allows users to sign up as "Hosts" to list their private properties as available for camping to those interested. Follow their Instagram account for all kinds of unique opportunities that just might spark a plan for your next camping trip.  

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