Our thoughts on everything from what attracts mosquitoes to why you should live life outdoors — and more!


  • Get Lost in a Corn Maze

    Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    You likely remember the nostalgia from your youth: Winding your way through turns and dead ends, with tall corn stalks lining the path on either side. Corn mazes are life-size puzzles just waiting to … Read more

  • Adventure Racing: An Interview with the Happy Mutant

    Tuesday, August 22, 2017

    To some, adventure racing is a new concept, but to others, it’s a way of life. Almost everyone you meet who does adventure racing says it’s addictive, with every course offering its own unique … Read more

  • Top 10 Things We Love about Outdoor Retailer

    Tuesday, August 8, 2017

    As Day 4 of the 2017 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market came to a close, we reflected on Bug Protector’s third year of attendance at the premier event. There are so many amazing things this show has to … Read more

  • A Zulily First

    Wednesday, May 3, 2017

    Bug Protector is landing in thousands of mailboxes across the country this month! We’re excited to be partnering with Zulily, an online company tailored to women and moms looking for unique brands … Read more

  • Visit a National Park (It’s Free!)

    Tuesday, January 24, 2017

    The National Park Service turned 100 years old last August! Know what that means for 2017? There are ten free entrance days for all 120 national parks that otherwise charge admission, listed here. … Read more

  • Pictures Say It Best

    Thursday, December 15, 2016

    Winter isn’t a cold season everywhere, but those who experience winter weather can relate to the low temps and snow it brings! What IS everywhere is the spirit of the holiday season that comes each … Read more

  • That’s an (Outdoor) Wrap!

    Tuesday, August 9, 2016

    This year’s Outdoor Retailer show was a must-see for anyone who enjoys living life outdoors. 

    Considered one of the world’s largest trade shows, this four-day event was a fast-paced excursion of all … Read more

  • All Natural, All Spring Long

    Tuesday, March 29, 2016

    As we near the end of March and the temperatures rise, it’s inevitable that bug season is nearly upon us. For most, April through September is typically high bug season, and that season tends to … Read more