Text by Alyson Sheppard
You've heard of couch surfing to find a cheap place to stay, but backyard surfing?
Some travel websites are now catering to campers and are offering to connect them with private landowners who have grass, dirt, or concrete to spare for campsites. For a fee, campers can rent space worldwide—from a rooftop in Brooklyn ($100) to a coffee plantation in Peru ($3) to a beach in Croatia ($14)—to pitch their tents.
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