20 07, 2018

Tips for Weathering Thunderstorms


Did you know that camping is the third most common activity people are doing when they are hit by lightning? This is according to a report by the Lightning Safety Council. There are five ways lightning can strike a person: (1) a direct strike, when a person is hit directly and becomes “a part of [...]

Tips for Weathering Thunderstorms2018-07-18T14:39:50+00:00
20 06, 2018

What You Should Know About Michigan Black Bears


Chances are, if you’ve camped in Michigan you’ve been warned about bears, especially in our Northern forested areas. Although bear sightings are rare and attacks are even rarer, you should still be prepared in case you happen upon one of these majestic animals. Read and share this handy infographic about Michigan black bears! [...]

What You Should Know About Michigan Black Bears2018-06-20T10:08:02+00:00
24 05, 2018

Tips for Beating the Heat this Summer


Warm days and sunshine are looked forward to with fervor by Michiganders after months of snow. When the snow and ice leave the roadways, we rejoice! No more going 35 miles an hour and low visibility. But the summer sun comes with hazards of its own, and we need to take precautions to make sure [...]

Tips for Beating the Heat this Summer2018-05-24T08:28:03+00:00
1 05, 2018

The Importance of Departure Checklists


When it comes to RVing, planning is essential – including organizing a routine to follow prior to departing your stationary home or from a campsite. What you need to do will vary some depending on the type of RV you have, but a Pre-Departure Checklist would look something like this. (Keep in mind throughout packing [...]

The Importance of Departure Checklists2018-05-01T14:00:15+00:00
6 12, 2017

Tips for Keeping Your RV and Home Safe from Intruders


There are a lot of things you can do to help keep you, your possessions, and your home – whether that’s your stationary home or your RV – safe from intruders and prying eyes. In short, the less appealing you can make your home and RV, and the more hoops you make for people to [...]

Tips for Keeping Your RV and Home Safe from Intruders2017-12-06T10:14:30+00:00
28 12, 2016

Emergency Kits Every RVer Should Have


When it comes to an emergency, speed is of the utmost importance. Any first aid or roadside kit you have should be in a very accessible location. For owners of travel trailers (conventional, expandable, fifth-wheel, pop-up, sport utility), that means not leaving the kits in the trailer. Always have them in the tow vehicle, even [...]

Emergency Kits Every RVer Should Have2017-03-31T07:35:17+00:00
21 10, 2016

Trick-or-Treat On the Road


If you’re a full-time RVer or you enjoy the fall too much to put away the RV just yet, and you have kids in tow who don’t want to miss out on Halloween festivities, there are choices for trick-or-treating so that you don’t have to! Visit friends or family. Make sure your trip plans include stops to [...]

Trick-or-Treat On the Road2016-10-21T13:55:46+00:00
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 [...]

7 Tips for Traveling Solo in Your RV2017-03-31T07:35:17+00:00
30 08, 2016

Holiday Camping Etiquette


The buzz of Labor Day always makes for an exciting first September weekend all around Michigan. Hundreds of folks pack up their rigs and tow vehicles and head to their favorite spots for one last trip before the weather begins to cool off and the kids go back to school. Labor Day, or any holiday, [...]

Holiday Camping Etiquette2017-03-31T07:35:17+00:00
21 06, 2016

RV Safety During Travel and Around the Campground


As RV owners, we are generally safety minded. But with the busy summer months now upon us, it’s more important than ever to be attentive about RV safety. People are out and about doing the outdoor activities they love, many of which occur on or very near roadways. There are more people driving around and [...]

RV Safety During Travel and Around the Campground2016-06-21T11:40:26+00:00