January 04, 2019 3 min read

If you want to go on a trip, but you’re getting sick and tired of bringing too many things or simply pitching a tent in the woods that is miles away, then maybe using a hammock would help to spice things up.

Whether you’re planning to give it to someone else as a gift, or simply get one for personal use, having a high-quality hammock would definitely be an awesome addition to your usual outdoor equipment.

With that, here are 6 amazing ideas on how to use a hammock for any outdoor getaway or camping trip:


    All you need to enjoy this afternoon treat with your friends, family, or significant other are a couple of trees, a hammock, and of course -- an array of delicious food! What you can do is hang up your hammock between the trees and spend a great time there with your family and friends for the entire day! Don’t forget to pack some grub, drinks, and a speaker, as these things will help to make for an afternoon of complete relaxation.

    Hammock Picnic - We Do Hammocks

    If a picnic in the public park isn’t your cup of tea, don’t worry. You can set up a hammock party right in your backyard and have your guests come over instead! Or if you’d prefer to spend time alone with your date, you can simply bring a book or a laptop with you and chill out right in your own property. Even if your backyard doesn’t have any trees, you can invest in a hammock stand to hold your comfy hammock up instead. 

    Backyard Hammock - We Do Hammocks


    Now, this is where the hammock shines! If you like camping but don’t like the feeling of sleeping on hard ground, then a hammock is the perfect thing you need! You can lay your back on it and see the world roll by, or watch the fire crackle and pop once dusk comes around. Sounds like a pretty incredible night, don’t you think?

    Hammock Camping Trip - We Do Hammocks


    Another way to spend the night with a loved one is set up your very own open-air cinema. This is ideal if you have a spacious backyard. What you need is a projector, some snacks, bottles of beer or any cold drinks plus a Netflix account then you’re good to go. Who says you need a car to enjoy a drive-in movie?


    You can take your hammock out for a spin around the local attractions. From the beach to the trail, or even right by the lake, whatever your area has to offer, you can set your hammock up and make a trip out of it. A “hammock-cation,” if you will.

    Hammock in Local Attractions - We Do Hammocks


    You don’t even need a dedicated location to enjoy a hammock trip. Simply shove one in the trunk of your car and drive off! If you see somewhere interesting, stop there and put up your hammock. For the free-spirited travelers and "wanderbugs", nothing beats a hammock trip with the people you love. For solo travelers, a hammock would give you the freedom to enjoy the great outdoors without worrying about bringing too much. Plus, no one’s going to tell you what to do or where to go -- you yourself, get to decide exactly where you want to stop.

These are just some of the things that you can do to enjoy your outdoor activity using a hammock. Don’t be afraid to try out new things and unleash the child in you. With a hammock, you can be creative and adventurous.

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