When you’re in Michigan, it’s essential to get photographs of a few particular spots along your journey. This visual guide will give some suggestions as to locations around the state that are certainly family photo worthy… maybe for this year’s Christmas card? Mackinac Bridge, Mackinac City/St. Ignace Why you should take a photo here: The [...]
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Fishing is a well-loved pastime in our country, and in Michigan, you have your choice of 11,000 inland lakes, 36,000 miles of streams, and four Great Lakes to reel in your next catch. Where should you go when you want to drop in lure, and what should you bring along? Although we can’t promise a [...]
Celebrate National Book Lover’s Day (August 9) or just the fact that you love anything Michigan with this collection of short stories, novels, and thrillers written by Michigan natives or set against the Michigan landscape. They make for some fantastic reading on your next vacation. Somewhere in Time: Author Richard Matheson wasn’t from Michigan, but [...]
Let’s say you’ve decided that you want to be an RV owner and live the RV lifestyle, whether that’s full-time or part of the year. You’ll need to more than “test drive” or find your “dream RV.” There are a lot of financial considerations to take into account as you make your way to achieving [...]
RVing grants us the opportunity to get closer to nature, especially so when we set up camp in Michigan. But even though our RVs offer endless amenities, we still find ourselves drawn to the outdoors, spending most waking hours soaking up the sun and basking in the fresh air. And while there are countless activities [...]
The fun doesn’t need to end when the sun goes down, and life doesn’t need to “slow down” as the shadows begin to creep in. Nighttime can hold some of the best camping memories, especially if you choose one of these fun-filled activities (check out these fun day-time activities, too). Watch a meteor shower. The [...]
Did you know that camping is the third most common activity people are doing when they are hit by lightning? This is according to a report by the Lightning Safety Council. There are five ways lightning can strike a person: (1) a direct strike, when a person is hit directly and becomes “a part of [...]
You don’t need to pack everyone up in the tow vehicle or toad to have a fun time when you’re camping. Many memories can be made right at your campsite and its surrounding area, all without ever needing to turn the ignition. First of all, be mindful of which campground you choose and what sorts [...]
OKEMOS, Mich.—The Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC) sponsors multiple camper and RV shows across Michigan. The 2018-2019 MARVAC RV & Camping Show schedule is listed below. 29th Annual Fall Detroit RV & Camping Show October 3-7, 2018 Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Mich. 53rd Annual Detroit RV & Camping Show February 6-10, [...]
In a previous article, we gave nine of the best spots to picnic in northern and southern Michigan as well as Michigan's Upper Peninsula. This article continues with six more spots to have a picnic, whether it's for a romantic outing, family fun, or simply because curiosity got the better of you and you need to see [...]