5 12, 2018

Driving your RV on ice and snow? Here’s what you should know.


It can be challenge enough to maneuver and manage a standard vehicle on wintry roadways, but driving a long RV or having one in tow poses additional challenges. To keep our RVs, our vehicles, and ourselves safe during the winter months, take these winter driving tips into consideration. Have snow chains. These can make all [...]

Driving your RV on ice and snow? Here’s what you should know.2018-12-05T10:40:03+00:00
13 11, 2018

RV Power


As our home away from home, many RVs have been designed with modern conveniences and appliances to make our lives on the road that much more comfortable and convenient. If you plan to use your RV regularly or for an entire season, it’s a good idea to understand the basics of your RV’s electrical system [...]

RV Power2018-11-13T11:14:15+00:00
22 10, 2018

Be Prepared for Cold Weather Camping


As RVers, we are always prepared: for bad weather, for alterations to our travel plans, for treating first aid. During the high season for RVing, we are prepared with our warm weather gear, both for necessity and for fun. And now that the weather has turned, we take another look at our packing lists so [...]

Be Prepared for Cold Weather Camping2018-10-22T20:24:11+00:00
21 09, 2018

Living and Traveling in an RV: What Ifs


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, [...]

Living and Traveling in an RV: What Ifs2018-09-21T13:34:29+00:00
13 09, 2018

Responsible Dog Ownership Day: Outdoor Hazards


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 [...]

Responsible Dog Ownership Day: Outdoor Hazards2018-09-13T12:43:42+00:00
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
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