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15 07, 2024

Learning RV Types: Park Models


The beauty of the RV lifestyle is that you can mobilize and see new places while remaining connected to work and family living “back home” or away from your traveling zip code. However, do you like to spend most or all of your time in the same destination every year? A hunting camp, RV resort, [...]

Learning RV Types: Park Models2024-07-16T08:15:06-04:00
5 07, 2024

Tips for Camping with Teens


Camping is a family activity, and even though it can be a lot of fun, it can be stressful, too, especially if somebody is unhappy or resentful. Teenagers can be, well, teenagers, so it’s important to keep your budding adult in mind as you make plans to go camping – and make some special considerations [...]

Tips for Camping with Teens2024-06-20T07:03:48-04:00
30 06, 2024

Northeast/Thumb Region Walking Tour: Quaint Port Hope


Distance: Less than 1 mile Walking time: 15 minutes For somebody who appreciates real quiet and solitude – the town population is fewer than 300 – but still likes being near basic amenities and within easy driving distance of other natural and manmade attractions in the Thumb Region, Port Hope is an ideal spot to [...]

Northeast/Thumb Region Walking Tour: Quaint Port Hope2024-06-20T06:54:37-04:00
14 06, 2024

Picturesque Hiking Trails Across Michigan


Hiking is one of the common reasons people get outside and go camping in the first place. The activity is versatile, low-cost, great for the mind and body, and you can do it pretty much anywhere. These hiking trails are worth your attention in the coming season. Please note that many of these trails are [...]

Picturesque Hiking Trails Across Michigan2024-06-14T07:11:29-04:00
13 06, 2024

Fireworks Shows for Celebrating Independence Day in Michigan


When it comes to the birthday of the American nation, nothing celebrates more than a colorful display of fireworks. All throughout the state, Michigan towns and cities band together to salute our country and have a little fun. As a child, watching the fireworks was one of those awe-inspiring, almost magical experiences. It’s an event [...]

Fireworks Shows for Celebrating Independence Day in Michigan2024-06-13T07:48:00-04:00
7 06, 2024

Understanding Fifth Wheel Hitches


Fifth wheel trailers start at more than 20 feet long and can reach over 40 feet, allowing RVers to have ample space to rest, live, and lounge. They also provide the comforts of home,such as larger bathrooms and kitchens. This RV type has seen growth in the past several years, and not just by experienced [...]

Understanding Fifth Wheel Hitches2024-07-16T08:20:55-04:00
1 06, 2024

USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Best Beaches in Michigan Road Trip


USA Today’s 2024 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards were recently announced, and although it’s tough to choose a favorite beach in Michigan, the top 10 are well-deserving of the honor. Here’s the catch: Visit all 10 beaches in a single road trip and you’re looking at 888 miles and more than 16 hours in the [...]

USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Best Beaches in Michigan Road Trip2024-06-01T12:37:43-04:00
9 05, 2024

Strategies for Weekend Warriors: Have a Great Time Camping on a Short Schedule


With school and work schedules, not to mention all the other activities going on during the week regardless of the season, it’s no wonder many folks decide that the sacred days of Friday, Saturday, and Sunday are the best (and sometimes only) days to pack up the RV and go camping. With the proper planning, [...]

Strategies for Weekend Warriors: Have a Great Time Camping on a Short Schedule2024-06-04T07:28:39-04:00
5 05, 2024

Packing Essentials for Your Next RV Trip


Camping season is here again! Whether this is your first season RVing or your twentieth, it’s a good idea to think carefully about what you’re packing. We won’t get into how to pack these items; everybody has their own system anyway.   For RV maintenance… You have stuff at home to help you take care [...]

Packing Essentials for Your Next RV Trip2024-06-04T07:29:28-04:00
1 05, 2024

Northwest Walking Tour: Petoskey, Michigan


Distance: Less than a mile Time: Completely up to you If you enjoy history and historical beauty, look no further than Petoskey. Many of the buildings, both business and residential, were constructed from the 1870s to 1930s – and the ornate iron street posts simply add to the charm and sophistication. Streets are, as to [...]

Northwest Walking Tour: Petoskey, Michigan2024-04-23T20:53:09-04:00
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