Tap into your creative side with these easy to make, fun Halloween decorations that are sure to add some spooky charm to your RV and around your campsite. Many of these items are budget friendly and can be found at a craft store or dollar store. Share your photos with us on Facebook and Instagram! [...]
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Previously, we featured an article on this website about money-saving tips for when you’re living or traveling in an RV. These tips focus on the day to day things you can keep in mind that will have an impact on your monthly expenses and overall budget. In this article, we’ll speak specifically about savings related [...]
Time on the road can be freeing, but the realities of life still happen. Every situation will be different, but here are a few helpful tips. What if a family member gets ill (emergency situations) while I’m away and far from home? A parent in the hospital? A child sick back home? First and foremost, [...]
Thousands of RV owners choose to bring their dogs along for the ride and to participate in the travels. In fact, that’s one of the best parts of owning an RV in the first place, to have the flexibility and the capability to bring along your faithful friend. Your dog won’t be restricted to the [...]
If you have toddlers and young children, you know how important it is to keep their little hands and minds busy. Sitting around a campsite isn’t going to do it, but sometimes it’s nice to not be out and about. Still, if we don’t give them something to do, they will find something to do. [...]
The RV lifestyle is for travelers of all ages, incomes, and levels of mobility, who seek the great outdoors without abandoning the comforts of home. It’s ideal for the adventurers who wish to wake up in their own bed surrounded by scenic vistas they’ve yet explored. And as more and more people seek to make [...]
As the season draws to a close, you’re likely looking forward to that last hurrah with your neighbors. Something fun to commemorate another great summer spent with family and friends, enjoying all that Michigan has to offer. But rather than coordinate a traditional potluck, consider mixing things up with a progressive dinner! At a progressive [...]
Total Driving Time: 6 hours, 34 minutes Mileage: 317 miles If you enjoy wildlife, scavenger hunts, and a leisurely pace, this driving tour is just the ticket for you. You may want to consider doing this tour over the course of two or three days. It’ll take you to some of the top spots [...]
Don’t forget to document your travels! Enter photos of your adventures in our annual photo contest for the opportunity to be featured in the next edition of Michigan RV and Campgrounds! Distance: 148 miles Time: 3 hours, 24 minutes Stop #1: Find a Petoskey Stone: Make your way to Orchard Beach State Park in historic [...]
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 [...]