Entries by Tim Nickles

5 Best First-Timer Family Camp Spots in Colorado

Roofnest was founded on the belief that escaping from the familiar sights and sounds of your daily routine and immersing yourself in nature refreshes, relaxes, and reminds you of what’s most important. And in those moments, what could come into sharper focus than sharing the awe-inspiring beauty of the great outdoors with your family? Camping […]

August Ambassador Highlight – Francis Fraioli

This month we’re excited to highlight one of our ambassadors, Francis Fraioli! He’s been a member of the Roofnest Flock since 2018 and has cruised around the country in his FJ and Sparrow Eye! Be sure to check out his IG @iamnomad_ for some epic shots of his latest adventures. Hailing from Montreal, Francis is […]

5 Best Camp Spots an Hour from San Diego

When most people think of San Diego, they think of palm trees and beaches; of petting giraffes at the San Diego Zoo and shopping in La Jolla. But the San Diego area is also home to an incredibly dynamic landscape that offers an escape for every type of outdoor enthusiast. Fly fishing, kayaking, standup paddle […]

August Live Outside & Play

Hey, Flock! With summer winding down, we’re trying to squeeze in as many adventures as we still can. This month, we’re continuing to join our friends Ben and Roxy on their LOAP travels through Colorado! If you’re in the area be sure to drop in and say hi at one of these awesome events: LOAP […]

5 Music Festivals Where You Can Camp This Summer

Summer is here, which means music festival season is in full swing. From coast to coast, every month is packed with non-stop opportunities to sing along with your favorite artists, make new friends, and get a strong sunburn if you forget a certain essential festival staple. Beyond stacked lineups, many summer fests promise an unforgettable […]

Destination of the Month: Big Sur, California

  Hey there, Flock! We’re back with our Destination of the Month, and for August it’s Big Sur! We’re excited to showcase a little of what this beautiful place has to offer. Big Sur is a central coastline in California that provides stunning views of rugged mountains, Redwood forests, and beach views unlike any other. […]

Van Lifers & Overlanders Unite at Descend on Bend

Image courtesy of instagram.com/descendonbend Oregon is a state with such dynamic natural beauty, it needs to be seen to be believed. From the dramatic coastal cliffs in Coos Bay to the lush green forests that surround Mount Hood’s snowy summit, tourists from around the world can get their toes wet in endless outdoor adventures (and […]

August National Park Highlight: Zion National Park

Happy August, Flock! We’re back again this month highlighting another National Park, and this time it’s Zion! Zion National Park is located southwest Utah, 4 hours south of Salt Lake City. If you haven’t had the chance to visit yet, start planning your trip ASAP! The park is settled on the intersection of three unique […]

2019 Summer Bike Races Across Colorado

Image courtesy of Kim Heintz Mountain and road bikers from around the world spend much of the year eagerly awaiting Colorado’s bike-racing season. From the sweeping mountain views to the thin air and high altitudes, Colorado bike races offer no shortage of bragging rights for cyclists from all corners of the globe. At Roofnest, we’d […]

Your Safety Guide to Roofnesting with Kids

When it comes to planning a family camp trip, there’s nothing like skipping the slog of gathering all your camping gear before hitting the open road. A rooftop tent gives your family the freedom to throw your hiking boots and s’mores gear in the back of the car and take off, assured that your weekend […]