BELL PEPPER JACK O’LANTERNS WITH VEGETABLE DIP – Courtesy of KOA Bring the fun and look of jack -o-lanterns into the kitchen as this tasty and healthy snack using bell peppers. Whip up your own vegetable dip or buy a premade one from the store. Ingredients 1 large orange bell pepper (make sure it’s flat-bottomed) [...]
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While large motorhomes are appealing for their amenities, luxury, and interior space, they are large to navigate and park. They make for a great home base, but you will probably need another set of wheels for exploring the sights away from the campsite. Seasoned RVers can offer a lot of advice when it comes to [...]
The Upper Peninsula gets a lot of the recognition when it comes to finding a quiet, dark spot to stargaze. There’s no question you’ll be able to point out the Big Dipper or see a shooting star in this less congested area of the state, but you can find stargazing spots all along the western [...]
The high season is over and the pleasant fall weather is winding up its final weeks. We’re putting the RV into storage, if we haven’t done so already. Even though we’re at this point, there are still things you can do to get ready for next summer, which kicks off on Memorial Day. Deep clean [...]
Unless you’ll a full-timer or have figured out how to make more use of time than most of us, RV camping is short-term, and perhaps infrequent. Many RVs, motorized and towed, sit idle much of the season – or even for full seasons altogether. How do you make use of this significant investment if you’re [...]
If you love to go on picnics, hike through the woods, view fauna and flora, go fishing, set up camp, or zoom around on maintained trailways, then you probably have an affinity for state forests, state parks, and state game & wildlife areas. One of our greatest resources for outdoor recreation, public lands that are [...]
Fall is harvest time and full of sights and smells that we didn’t know we missed so much until the calendar and weather turn again. In addition to delicious fall meals, including ones that are easy to prepare, we shift the cocktail menu to more robust and flavorful libations. These fall cocktail recipes celebrate the [...]
Babies and toddlers can bring a lot of joy and fun to a camping trip. As with every stage in a child’s development, the child will require different things or have different needs – and different hazards. Follow these safety tips and be prepared so that everyone has a good time. Getting there. In a [...]
September 19, 1941 gave birth to The Michigan Trailer Coach Dealer Association, Inc. It was the first state or regional association on record with continuous activity. F.W. McKenny was the first director and was instrumental in the passage of the Michigan Trailer Coach Park Act in 1939. This is believed to be the first state [...]
Michigan is well-known for its beaches, vistas, and forest. You can find all of this within the bounds of the state’s golf courses. Each one is unique in its intensity, appearance, and style – but the objective of the game remains the same: Have a good time and don’t lose a ball. With our handy [...]