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21 07, 2021

RV Fresh Water Management

2021-07-21T13:45:36-04:00

One of the conveniences of traveling via RV is the ability to access running water for drinking, washing, potty breaks, and bathing. Every time you camp somewhere, unless you’re boondocking, you’re hooking up to a water source. These sources vary by location – it could be city water or well water. Regardless of where or [...]

RV Fresh Water Management2021-07-21T13:45:36-04:00
16 07, 2021

5 Reasons Being Outside is Good for Your Health

2021-07-09T06:49:54-04:00

We love camping and being outside. That seems to be an understatement. But have you ever wondered why our minds and bodies enjoy it so much? Science has caught up and can inform us what happens biologically when we spend time outdoors. Our bodies are generally happier. In a 2018 report from the University of [...]

5 Reasons Being Outside is Good for Your Health2021-07-09T06:49:54-04:00
8 07, 2021

Driving Tour: 10-Day Summer Road Trip Across Michigan’s Lower Peninsula

2021-07-09T15:18:10-04:00

It’s easy to skip around countries in Europe. In Scotland, for example, driving a couple hours or less will get you from one legendary city or village to another – each with its own history, attractions, and culture to explore. You can see a couple spots in one day and stay in a new place [...]

Driving Tour: 10-Day Summer Road Trip Across Michigan’s Lower Peninsula2021-07-09T15:18:10-04:00
6 07, 2021

Easy and Delicious Summer Grilling Recipes

2021-07-06T05:58:40-04:00

Grilling imparts a particular flavor that can’t be created – or tasted – any other way. These easy, delicious recipes are perfect for campsite cooking, with some prep being handled prior to going camping. Enjoy!   Grilled Flat Iron Camping Steak – Camping for Foodies Low prep, high flavor. You can make the marinade and [...]

Easy and Delicious Summer Grilling Recipes2021-07-06T05:58:40-04:00
1 07, 2021

Michigan Events in July 2021

2021-06-29T12:56:46-04:00

Last year, 2020, was a bit of a bust when it came to events. This July is looking a lot more… eventful! Although many events have been cancelled or moved online, based on the information known at hand at the time of the decision or based on comfort level, there are still plenty of events [...]

Michigan Events in July 20212021-06-29T12:56:46-04:00
21 06, 2021

Open season on camping fun this summer

2021-06-21T09:24:59-04:00

OKEMOS, MI—June 2021—As the number of vaccinated people rise and masks come off, RV dealers and campground owners are looking forward to a new season of fun in the summer sun, reports the Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC). “When people go RVing and camping, in addition to getting fresh air, exercise, rest [...]

Open season on camping fun this summer2021-06-21T09:24:59-04:00
21 06, 2021

MARVAC celebrates 80 years of camping and RVing

2021-06-21T09:21:46-04:00

OKEMOS, MI—May 2021—As one of the oldest state associations, the Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC) has been connecting camping and RV enthusiasts with Michigan-based dealers, suppliers and campgrounds for 80 years. “We weren’t there when Henry Ford and Thomas Edison took their glamping vacations in 1914 and introduced the idea of car [...]

MARVAC celebrates 80 years of camping and RVing2021-06-21T09:21:46-04:00
21 06, 2021

Avoid the Crowds with Alternative Camping

2021-06-24T14:44:08-04:00

“Half of all campers say camping has a great deal of impact, both in general and for themselves, in decreasing stress levels and allowing them to spend more time with their families. In fact, camping is credited for contributing to emotional and physical health and overall healthier lifestyles,” states to the 2019 North American Camping [...]

Avoid the Crowds with Alternative Camping2021-06-24T14:44:08-04:00
15 06, 2021

Expand Your Living Space by Converting an RV Garage

2021-06-23T14:42:33-04:00

Toy haulers or sport utility trailers are a popular choice of RV for outdoor hobbyists with larger pieces of equipment, namely, those who like to ATV, bike, or partake in watersports. The choice of a toy hauler is due to its large garage space, making it easy to store these “toys” indoors. The garage is [...]

Expand Your Living Space by Converting an RV Garage2021-06-23T14:42:33-04:00
10 06, 2021

Q&A: Water Damage and Your RV

2021-06-10T12:32:05-04:00

Water is essential for life, but unless it’s in a sink, toilet, or container, we’d prefer it stay out of the RV. Unfortunately, water damage is a common issue for RV owners. Thankfully, if you stay aware, you can find and fix water damage quickly before it becomes a major issue.   Q: Where does [...]

Q&A: Water Damage and Your RV2021-06-10T12:32:05-04:00
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