Are you looking for ideas of what to do and where to go this year? Staff members at the MARVAC home office enjoy traveling through Michigan and visiting its many destinations just as much as anyone. And, they have the inside scoop. Here are six recommendations from the MARVAC staff, one for each region of [...]
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Photo: Hammock camping has been available at Port Crescent State Park in Huron County for the past few years. Courtesy of Michigan Department of Natural Resources. By HEATHER JOHNSON DUROCHER Trails and resources writer and editor Michigan Department of Natural Resources Initially, Brian Dunn wasn’t so sure about designating a couple of sites [...]
Sunny days. Chirping birds. Melting snow. Warmer breezes. There are a lot of reasons to celebrate the coming of spring. Apart from the changes in the weather and wildlife, spring means it’s time to wake the RV out of its winter hibernation and spruce it up in preparation for the upcoming season. Follow these steps [...]
Perhaps you work remotely and enjoy traveling while simultaneously bringing home a consistent paycheck. Perhaps you don’t have any personal space in your home and need a separate location at which to conduct your work. An RV can be an attractive solution for both types, whether you’re an employee or an entrepreneur. This article will [...]
There are a lot of benefits to camping in the wintertime. There are fewer crowds, more room at the campground, and new activities that can’t be enjoyed when the weather is warm, such as ice-skating, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing. When you return to the campsite, it’s important to have a hot meal waiting. Just [...]
When the holidays roll around, we each turn our attention to purchasing gifts for the important people in our lives. Most of these gift ideas in this article are designed to accomplish practical aspects of RV travel or living – but that doesn’t mean they aren’t fun or will go unappreciated. Give the gift [...]
November is the official kick-off to the holiday season. Thanksgiving takes center stage as the top holiday of the month, but there are a lot of other holidays and recognitions that take place during the eleventh month of the year. National Aviation History Month is celebrated during the month of November. In Michigan, we may [...]
There are hundreds of options when it comes to RV units and their respective floor plan. We’ve discussed how to narrow down your RV type, but from there, you need to settle on a floor plan that works well and flows for your camping lifestyle. Where do you start, and what should you be thinking [...]
Several nationalities made Michigan their new home after leaving their home countries. Just south of the crook of Michigan’s hand, on the Lake Huron side, is where you can find Frankenmuth. Also known as Little Bavaria, which still celebrates its German roots and respective culture through architecture, shop offerings, and festivals. This enchanting town is [...]
There are a lot of details to keep track of when you’re planning and packing for a camping trip (a packing checklist like this one can help). However, there are certain items that the majority of RVers feel are essential and won’t leave home without them. We will go through the Top 10, plus list [...]