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11 12, 2018

Mountains Worth Climbing in Michigan


Michigan is better known for its water features, but there are a few mountains worth climbing in the Mitten State. They aren’t as high or majestic as the snow-covered peaks of the Great Smoky Mountains or the Rocky Mountains, but they do offer outdoor enthusiasts majestic view upon reaching the top. Where should you go? [...]

Mountains Worth Climbing in Michigan2018-12-11T13:12:33+00:00
5 12, 2018

Driving your RV on ice and snow? Here’s what you should know.


It can be challenge enough to maneuver and manage a standard vehicle on wintry roadways, but driving a long RV or having one in tow poses additional challenges. To keep our RVs, our vehicles, and ourselves safe during the winter months, take these winter driving tips into consideration. Have snow chains. These can make all [...]

Driving your RV on ice and snow? Here’s what you should know.2018-12-05T10:40:03+00:00
4 12, 2018

Camping Cookies for #NationalCookieDay


When we think of camping desserts, what comes to mind? Ice cream cones from the general store or local confectionery shop, s’mores (come on, they really are a dessert), and bars of some kind that can be made in one pan and kept there until they’re gone. No-Bake Cookie: Monster Cookies This delicious sweet takes [...]

Camping Cookies for #NationalCookieDay2018-12-04T11:10:08+00:00
27 11, 2018

French Toast Recipes for Holidays


The holidays are a special time when our kitchens are full of special treats, so don’t let your breakfast be left out. These French toast recipes are perfect for chilly winter mornings and add a little decadence to start your day. Add a dollop of homemade whipped cream, a pour of Michigan maple syrup, and [...]

French Toast Recipes for Holidays2018-11-27T08:35:24+00:00
19 11, 2018

Southwest Michigan Driving Tour: Winter Fun


Driving Time: 2 hours, 7 minutes Total Distance: 94.5 miles Visit Harbor Country once, the southwest region of Michigan, and you’ll be hooked for life. The region that is so picturesque and crowded in the summer months gets a little sleepier when cold weather rolls around. But that’s when the fun can truly begin. Avoid [...]

Southwest Michigan Driving Tour: Winter Fun2018-11-19T11:24:50+00:00
19 11, 2018

MARVAC and members experience great year in 2018


Contact: Gretchen A. Monette Agency: All Seasons Communications Email: gmonette@allseasonscommunications.com Phone: 586.752.6381   OKEMOS, Mich.—The Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC) experienced a tremendous 2018 with increases in RV sales, RV and camping show attendance and membership recruitment. U.S. wholesale RV shipments are currently at 378,718 units for the year; Michigan RV sales were solid with [...]

MARVAC and members experience great year in 20182018-11-19T08:43:03+00:00
13 11, 2018

RV Power


As our home away from home, many RVs have been designed with modern conveniences and appliances to make our lives on the road that much more comfortable and convenient. If you plan to use your RV regularly or for an entire season, it’s a good idea to understand the basics of your RV’s electrical system [...]

RV Power2018-11-13T11:14:15+00:00
7 11, 2018

Want to reduce stress? RVing may be the answer


We all carry stress in our lives, whether it’s from our jobs, our family responsibilities, or our ever-growing to-do list. Honestly, who needs more stress in their life? A particularly stressful event for many people is traveling. But with an RV, you can alleviate some of the stress points of travel - as well as [...]

Want to reduce stress? RVing may be the answer2018-11-07T08:35:55+00:00
1 11, 2018

Agate Stone Hunting on Lake Superior


The Lower Peninsula is most well-known for its Petoskey stones, and the Upper Peninsula is known for its agate. Agate is a semi-precious gemstone formed when water vapor and carbon dioxide became trapped in solidified lava thousands of years ago - and it can be found along the shores of Lake Superior. The best stretch? [...]

Agate Stone Hunting on Lake Superior2018-11-01T12:23:19+00:00
31 10, 2018

Last-Minute Halloween Celebration Ideas for the Campsite


Does the campground you’re at not have any plans, or you just want to do a simple get-together with your neighbors on your own? These six, kid-friendly ideas are perfect for a last-minute celebration. Trick-or-Treat If you’re in a campground with lots of kids, then ask other sites along your lane whether they would be [...]

Last-Minute Halloween Celebration Ideas for the Campsite2018-10-31T08:35:32+00:00
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