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If you're fortunate to live within driving distance of a state or national park, consider a multi-day hike. This is more arduous than backyard camping, but more rewarding in many ways. Enjoy the beauty of nature and come together as a family in a quiet, serene setting. Before you go, be prepared: Make sure to stock up on food and water, and pack rain gear. You won't even miss cable TV.

Look for a national park near you.

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