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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
“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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]