23 05, 2017

Road Trip: Notable Lights and Museums


Total Driving Time: 2 hours, 47 minutes            Mileage: 111.6 miles   Traversers of the Great Lakes State, from the dawn of history to the present day, have come to know that our abundant and beautiful water can often be quite turbulent and unpredictable. Michigan’s rapidly changing weather patterns can turn [...]

8 05, 2017

Road Trip! Yooper Attractions Along U.S. 2


The main destination for this driving tour is the journey itself! U.S. 2 in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula begins under the watchful eye of the Mackinac Bridge and then meanders along the coast of Lake Michigan until you reach the town of Manistique. U.S. 2 continues to Wisconsin, but there’s no need to go that far [...]

21 04, 2017

Road Trip! Antique Towns of Southwest Michigan


Do you like to peruse treasures from the past? Do you like to surround yourself with things by a bygone era? If so, Southwest Michigan is where you should set your course. The area is saturated with antique shops, filled to the brim with anything and everything you can think of. For this road trip, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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