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12 07, 2020

RVs and Retirement: Things to Consider


It's finally happened. Your days are your own. No more waking up to get to the office. You're retired. What will you do with your new-found freedom? Take to the road, of course! Many people find the idea of living in or traveling in an RV appealing. You get to stay where you want, explore [...]

RVs and Retirement: Things to Consider2020-07-12T22:12:13-04:00
6 07, 2020

Keep it Cool in an RV


The air temperature is often scalding in the summertime, reaching 90 degrees and above. Add humidity, as is often the case in Michigan thanks to the abundance of moisture from the lakes, and you’ve got a stifling combination that can make camping and RVing nearly unbearable. It’s important to keep the inside of the RV [...]

Keep it Cool in an RV2020-07-07T09:55:13-04:00
29 06, 2020

Places to Visit in Michigan for Young Families


Explore the Mitten State, even with young kids in tow. This region-by-region list offers some ideas of what RVing families with young children can enjoy and experience during a trip to Michigan.   Upper Peninsula An engineering marvel and essential for the movement of ships, tugboats, barges, tall ships, cruise ships, and freighters from and [...]

Places to Visit in Michigan for Young Families2020-06-30T07:49:13-04:00
23 06, 2020

Unplug by Going RVing


Technology is more accessible than ever. It’s in our pockets. On our screens. In the daily news. But it can get downright exhausting being bombarded with information all the time, even information we’re interested in or need to know about. Many RVs, especially large travel trailers and motorhomes, come equipped with televisions, Wi-Fi, and radios. [...]

Unplug by Going RVing2020-06-24T15:04:16-04:00
18 06, 2020

To Own or Not to Own an RV: The Ultimate Question


Does traveling by RV sound appealing to you? Americans are flocking to RV dealerships to purchase and rent RVs as they are seen as a safer alternative to hotels and resorts during this time of pandemic. Plus, it’s probably safe to say that people are itching to be outside as much as possible after the [...]

To Own or Not to Own an RV: The Ultimate Question2020-06-18T21:59:17-04:00
12 06, 2020

Camper Perspective: Regional Activities for Outdoor Enthusiasts


Being outside and enjoying the beauty of the state’s diverse landscape and waterways is the best part of camping in Michigan. Whether it’s by walking, riding, or paddling, there’s something that will pique the interest of every nature lover and outdoor enthusiast.   Northwest Whether you tube, kayak, canoe, or paddleboard, the Platte River in [...]

Camper Perspective: Regional Activities for Outdoor Enthusiasts2020-06-12T07:10:52-04:00
10 06, 2020

Driving Tour: Outdoor Sights of West Michigan


There is history and culture that can be experienced outdoors across west Michigan. This driving tour stretches from southwest Michigan to the Mackinac Bridge and stops at some of the most popular destinations along the way. Distance: 332 miles Time: 6 hours, 1 minute   Windmill Island, Holland Website: www.cityofholland.com/471/Windmill-Island-Gardens You’ll feel like you’re in [...]

Driving Tour: Outdoor Sights of West Michigan2020-06-10T14:04:06-04:00
5 06, 2020

No-Cook Summer Recipes for the Campsite


What’s the worst part about summer meals? It can feel too hot to cook. Thankfully, there are plenty of delicious dishes that you can make on those humid days and nights that don’t require the use of an oven or stove. Plus, they take advantage of one of the best parts about summer meals… fresh [...]

No-Cook Summer Recipes for the Campsite2020-06-05T09:51:09-04:00
2 06, 2020

Camper Perspective: Region by Region Activities for Dog Owners


Looking for something to do with your best friend? And by "friend," we mean your dog. There are lots of places in Michigan that welcome you both, giving you a chance to get some exercise or enjoy a bite together - maybe a beer or glass of wine for you and a doggy dish for [...]

Camper Perspective: Region by Region Activities for Dog Owners2020-06-03T09:02:09-04:00
27 05, 2020

6 Reasons Why It May be Time to Downsize Your RV


The RV lifestyle is appealing for many reasons, not the least of which is simplifying your life – and your stuff. RVs have limited space and there usually isn’t a lot of room for extra stuff. But if you’ve owned an RV for many years, you may have found yourself “upgrading” to a larger RV [...]

6 Reasons Why It May be Time to Downsize Your RV2020-05-27T21:38:40-04:00
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