7 03, 2017

Tour Michigan’s Thumb Region!

This specially designed three-hour driving tour is comprised of five towns in Michigan's Thumb with their various attractions and amusements.    One of the most unexplored regions from a tourism perspective, Michigan’s Thumb Area offers a unique and different experience from the typically congested cities and “top destinations” of the state. The area is pristine [...]

1 03, 2017

8 Summer Spots in Michigan to Visit in Winter

We all reach that point: When will summer be back? We long for the warmer weather, the short-sleeved shirts, and going camping in our RVs. But don't wish winter away so quickly. Some of the state's most popular summer spots can be enjoyed in a new and different way when there's snow on the ground. [...]

20 02, 2017

Dog-Friendly Places to Visit in West Michigan

The Great Lakes State is welcoming to all travelers, whether on two legs or four. Visit these dog-friendly spots this summer in the beautiful southwest region so that your best buddy can be a part of the memories, too. Visit a Dog-Friendly Antique Shop This region of Michigan seems to be overflowing with gorgeous antiques. [...]

22 09, 2016

Family Fun, Halloween Weekends, and Autumn Camping at MARVAC Member Campgrounds

Summer may get all the publicity, but fall in Michigan is not to be missed, especially at campgrounds, parks, and resorts where you can set up camp for the weekend with your RV. Many of our member campgrounds are hosting fun, family friendly events that celebrate autumn and, of course, Halloween. This is not an [...]

16 09, 2016

Michigan Lighthouses

As proud residents and traversers of the Great Lakes State, it’s probably no surprise that with abundant, and sometimes turbulent, water comes a staggering number of lighthouses. More than 100 lights still shine bright along Michigan’s sprawling coastline, guiding mariners safely to their ports. History buffs and curious minds alike will find a day spent [...]

14 09, 2016

7 Tips for Traveling Solo in Your RV

How will I set up by myself? Will I be safe on the road and at the lot? What will I do for security? Will I always be alone? These are just a few of the questions contemplated by those pursuing a solo RV trip. With the proper research, belongings, and attitude, you’ll be able [...]

30 08, 2016

Road Trips to a Michigan Beach – Part 2

In Part 1, we provided detailed driving tours to three beaches located on the shorelines of the Great Lakes. Here are  three more driving tours leading to beaches on Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, and Lake Superior that any traveler with an affinity for beach life will enjoy. And the journey is just as much fun as [...]

19 08, 2016

Wheelchair Accessible Beaches Along Lake Michigan

Summer in Michigan can be defined as anticipating all those days at the beach, building sandcastles or having a family picnic along the 3,126 miles of freshwater coastline. For others, it may be dreaming of trying to find the best location to access the beach, especially when it comes to those with disabilities. As demand [...]

16 08, 2016

3 Road Tours to Reach a Great Lakes Beach in Michigan

Part 1 The Great Lakes offer an overabundance of shoreline – so you have your pick of beaches. Enjoy the cool, refreshing water and lakeside breezes of Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, or Lake Superior, the final destinations of these three road tours. (Three more tours will follow in a second article.) Each tour requires 30 [...]

8 08, 2016

Tips From a Local: Four Things to Do in Empire, Michigan

The quaint town of Empire is home to some of the most scenic views Michigan has to offer. From the sprawling coastline, mountainous sand dunes, and endless trail systems, visitors who love the outdoors are never short on things to do. But for many, especially first-time visitors, the extensive list of options can quickly become [...]

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