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21 09, 2017

7 Must Have Gadgets for the Campsite


Autumn in Michigan is one of the most beautiful times of the year. The days are warm but not too hot, the nights are cool but not freezing, and the turning trees are absolutely brilliant. It’s no wonder we want to spend all of our time outdoors. This weekend, while you’re huddled around your campfire, [...]

12 09, 2017

Six Common RV Mistakes: Don’t Let Failure Set You Back


Fail doesn't stand for "First Attempt In Learning" for nothing.  There is no more humbling experience than when we utterly fail and make a big mistake. We like to think of ourselves as intelligent, proficient, and capable. But sometimes, even despite our best efforts, we just aren’t. And when you are towing a trailer or [...]

5 09, 2017

Camping with Kids: Considerations for Fall


Camping with kids adds more mess and requires more planning, but the memories and time together are well worth the effort. You build your bond as a family as well as with each individual person as you experience the outdoors, work and play together, and spend simple quality time away from most of life’s distractions. [...]

31 08, 2017

10 Pieces of RV Tailgating Gear You Need this Fall


When fall rolls around, the RV can easily turn into the hangout for your friends and family on game day. Whether you are an avid fan of a collegiate or a professional team, or you just want to have a nice place for the kids to hang out at their sports match, you’ll need all [...]

30 08, 2017

3 Delectable Toasted Marshmallow Recipes


When you think of a toasted marshmallow, you naturally think of s’mores. S’mores are a necessity for most campers. The traditional toasted marshmallow sandwiched between graham crackers and chocolate is hard to beat. Here are some other delicious recipes by which to enjoy a s’more, or at least the taste of one. 1. Fruit and [...]

15 08, 2017

Avoid Costly Repairs with Regular RV Maintenance


In the words of Benjamin Franklin, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” It’s just as true for your RV. Regular maintenance is essential to keep our RVs “healthy,” in other words, well-maintained so that they function as they should and before big problems arise. The occasions where this preventative maintenance is [...]

11 08, 2017

2017-2018 MARVAC Camper & RV Show Schedule Announced


OKEMOS, Mich.—The Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC) sponsors multiple camper and RV shows across Michigan. The 2017-2018 MARVAC Camper & RV Show schedule is listed below. 28th Annual Fall Detroit Camper & RV Show October 4-8, 2017 Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Mich. 52nd Annual Detroit Camper & RV Show February 7-11, [...]

8 08, 2017

Top Picks for Picnics: For the Campsite and For the Trail


One of the joys of camping is being able to eat al fresco. There are items you can have that will make picnicking around the campsite and on the trail more comfortable and more enjoyable, without taking up too much storage space. The Campsite It’s pretty safe to say that all campground, park, and resort [...]

2 08, 2017

7 Ways to Enjoy Michigan Cherries


Michigan agriculture is known for a lot of things, and cherries top the list! According to michiganagriculture.com, 70-75 percent of Montmorency tart cherries and 20 percent of sweet cherries grown in the U.S. come from Michigan. We even have the Cherry Capital of the World, Traverse City, located in the northwest region of the state. [...]

28 07, 2017

Michigan Festivals – August 2017


Summer’s not over yet! Live it up and enjoy these popular, fun festivals.   Michigan is the place to be in August. The Great Lakes are warm enough to enjoy all day, the sun shines well into the night, and there’s a summer festival for every interest. No matter where you’re parked, there’s sure to [...]

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