Soups and stews are all-in-one dishes that are easy to make the day of, or to freeze and pull out for a chilly afternoon or evening meal – characteristics that make them ideal meals for campers. These recipes from Taste of Home make us want to find the nearest cable throw blanket, pour a glass [...]
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The east portion of southern Michigan is home to some of the state’s most historic cities. Detroit, for instance, was founded in 1701 as a fort and settlement. Today it’s an industrial urban center, with 300 years of history under its belt, some of which still haunt visitors today. Ann Arbor, home to the University [...]
Fire Prevention Week comes about every October to remind us all of the dangers of fire and how to keep ourselves and our communities safe. Michigan has seen its share of wildfires, the most recent large-scale fire occurring in 2012 in Luce County. But we also turn our attention to structural fires. For an RV, [...]
It goes without saying, kids change your life. They take up most of your time. They change your priorities. And if camping was a favorite thing to do pre-kiddo, don’t let it go by the wayside. Kids, even infants and toddlers, naturally love the outdoors and more than that, they love being with you. So [...]
One of the best parts of autumn is being able to get out hiking in cooler weather. Gone are the stifling hot summer days. In the fall, you can go hiking almost any time of the day. Even better, the leaves of the hardwood trees transform, giving hikers a distinctive trail experience. There are hundreds [...]
Historically, and presently, we’re seeing more RVs on the road every year. More of our friends and neighbors are becoming RV owners, or at least renting an RV to take on vacation. We keep hearing about how more units are being fabricated and sold each year, more than the last. The generation with the most [...]
We usually can’t wait for summertime to arrive, to get on the road and get to the campground. To relax, get away from it all, have more space. Whatever attracts you to the RV lifestyle can be that much sweeter when autumn and winter roll around. Extend the use and range of your RV by [...]
There isn’t much better than camping with people you enjoy spending time with. RVing, whether you own or rent, gives you flexibility and a home away from home without ever really needing to unpack a suitcase. You may decide that instead of renting a house or staying in a hotel for your group vacation of [...]
Fall brings a certain nostalgia... and a certain appetite. The cravings for warm comfort foods and autumn flavors come around again. Sure, we loved summer while it lasted and all the fresh produce that came with it, but there’s something to be said about changing up the menu when a new season comes around. In [...]
Autumn ushers in moderate temperatures across the state of Michigan, which make the conditions ideal for lots of fun, indoors and out. Attend a fall festival or event at a state park. More than 30 state parks host fall harvest festivals throughout September and October. Each park has a different arrangement of activities, which run [...]