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(Oct. 10, 2018) -- When Olaf Dunn wanted to go camping with his kids last year, finding an available campsite on short notice wasn’t easy. “In Canada, you need to make sure to reserve your campsite four, five, six months in advance,” Dunn, founder of Pitched, told PYMNTS.com in an interview.

Marketplaces find niche with off-the-beaten-path campsites

WASHINGTON — When Olaf Dunn wanted to go camping with his kids last year, finding an available campsite on short notice wasn’t easy. “In Canada, you need to make sure to reserve your campsite four, five, six months in advance,” Dunn, founder of Pitched, told PYMNTS.com in an interview. He hadn’t planned that far ahead, so he was out of luck. Instead, the backyard became the family’s camping destination.

Coming originally from the United Kingdom, however, Dunn noted that finding a campsite was much easier back home where farms, orchards and vineyards are open to camping.

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About Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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