After a long day in the beautiful outdoors, there’s nothing better than cozying up by the fire with a cocktail in hand. Check out our top 4 favourite camping cocktails to help you unwind!

Camping Margaritas

Margaritas are great after a long day enjoying the beautiful Alberta outdoors! With minimal steps and ingredients, you’ll be able to sip your margarita in no time.
What you need:

  • 1.5 ounces tequila
  • 1-ounce triple sec
  • 1-2 ounces of lime juice

Just combine these ingredients and enjoy! These classic camping margaritas are also perfect to put into a flask for a nice day out in nature.

Camping Sangria

Sangria is a great cocktail go-to that you are able to customize for your favourite fruits and flavours!

*Tip: one ounce is just one shot!
What you need (serves 8-10):

  • 1 bottle of your favourite red or white wine
  • ½ cup vodka
  • Your favourite fruits (we love sliced oranges, sliced lemons, sliced apples, and sliced pears)
  • ¾ cups your favourite juice (orange and apple work great)

Add sliced fruits to a large container. Pour wine and vodka into the container and add your favourite juice (use as much juice as needed for your preferred taste!). Stir well and serve.

Forgot some ingredients? Need more ice? Look no further than our campsite concession stand! Stocked with basic groceries, ice, and more, Aspen Crossing ensures you have everything necessary to have a relaxing and fun camping experience. If you aren’t in the mood to bartend for yourself, you can always order beverages directly to your campsite from our Bergquist House Tavern!

Moscow Mule

Moscow Mules are a perfect, simple camping classic!
What you need:

  • Lime wedge
  • 1-ounce lime juice
  • Vodka
  • Ginger beer
  • Ice

Pour one shot of vodka and one ounce of lime juice into a cup, top with ice and ginger beer (use as much ginger beer as you like for your preferred taste, we recommend ½ to 1 cup). Garnish with a lime wedge and you are all set to enjoy!

Dark and Stormy

A classic cocktail, the Dark and Stormy is a perfect end to a bright and sunny day. With four simple ingredients, a Dark and Stormy is perfect for camping.
What you need:

  • Lime wedge
  • Ice
  • Dark or spiced rum
  • Ginger beer

Just add ice to a glass, add one shot of your favourite dark or spiced rum, top with ginger beer, and add a lime wedge for garnish!