Skip navigation! Story from Sex. Once I made it through the obligatory family camping trips of my youth, I expected to never step foot into a tent again. The great outdoors isn't really my thing. But that vow lasted only a few years, because soon after I finished college, a woman I was sleeping with asked me to go camping with her. It was an intriguing offer.
That sounds lovely, but let's be real: There are certainly some pitfalls that come with outdoor sex. I mean, bugs and rocks do not add to the ambiance. Luckily, with a little preparation and a few pro tips, camping sex can be comfortable and fun. Scout out the campground online before you arrive, and if you can, reserve a spot that seems secluded, such as on an edge or corner of the grounds. You want to be far away from any playgrounds or common areas, where families with children are more likely to pitch their tents. Comfort is key here, notes Dr.
Things feel fresh and sexy as you discover each other in a new space. Take, for instance, having sex while camping. In the great outdoors, your animalistic instincts come out, reignited by the thought of having each other out there in the wilderness.
We still need to answer our bodies urges, even in the backcountry. When the moment takes us, anything can happen. For some the idea of sex in a tent is a fun novelty, a chance to branch out and do the dirty somewhere new.