Mosquitoes are ubiquitous, annoying and relentless. If you're reading this, you're probably well aware of that last one. If you're like most people, you've probably spent some time thinking about where you'll be most likely to come face-to-face with these flying pests.
And if you've done your research, you've probably determined that the best way to avoid mosquito bites is to stay as far away as possible from swamps, lakes and anywhere else where there is standing water.
But, like many problems, luckily there's more than one solution. In this guide, we'll explain where you have the best chances of avoiding these insects, as well as some great ways to keep them at bay.
Should you primp your hair or wear cologne to avoid being targeted? Let's find out.
Where to Expect Mosquito Encounters
Most of the US is home to mosquitoes and these pests are most common in areas with warm, stagnant water. This includes swamps, marshes and rivers. If you live near one of these water sources, you're likely to run into mosquitoes more often than not.
Besides water sources, you'll also find mosquitos in areas with tall, dense grass. Environments like these are easy for mosquitos to fly in and out of and it's very common for them to breed there. They feel safe among the shade and the cover.
On The Beach
If you're at the beach and you're looking to avoid the bite, don't get too relaxed. While you may not have to be on guard the whole time, you're likely to come down with a mosquito bite or two if you aren't careful.
If you're not at the beach specifically for enjoying the sun, be sure to cover up as much as possible. It will keep you from attracting mosquitos that will be drawn to your bare skin, just as other types of insects are drawn to flowers.
In The Park
If you're enjoying the outdoors in an urban park, you're likely to come across some mosquitoes while you're there.
Since mosquitos will seek shelter in shaded areas, it's a good strategy to stay in the sun. But since dehydration attracts mosquitoes, make sure to keep water on you. Don't forget to bring the sunscreen.
Time Of Day
Mosquitoes are most active during the early morning hours before the sun fully rises, so if you're outside during those times, you're likely to be bitten. The best thing you can do to avoid being bitten is to stay as still and quiet as possible. Mosquitoes are attracted to body heat and carbon dioxide. Both of which increase as we exert energy.
Who We Are
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We hope this buzzworthy post helps you avoid the worst of the flying insects you've been encountering. At MosquitoNix, we are dedicated to protecting outdoor lifestyles.
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