14 01, 2022

7 Summer Destinations in Michigan to Visit this Winter


When wintertime hits, tourism takes a little slowdown. Although there are exceptions across the state of Michigan, such as travelers flock north for skiing and other winter pursuits, or into the cities to experience museums and culture, much of the state’s most popular attractions see fewer crowds. That means it’s a great time to visit [...]

7 Summer Destinations in Michigan to Visit this Winter2022-01-14T06:50:52-05:00
6 01, 2022

RV Lifestyle & Travel Budgeting Tips


RVing, whether a lifestyle or a preferred way to vacation, is touted as a more affordable way to live and travel. After all, there is no large piece of property, not a lot of square footage to maintain, and the amenities are more or less included. However, you still need to establish and stick to [...]

RV Lifestyle & Travel Budgeting Tips2022-01-06T12:34:17-05:00
5 01, 2022

Pure Michigan Winter: Where to Go Outdoor Ice Skating


When it comes to wintertime in Michigan, you won’t be at a loss to find a fun activity, especially in the outdoors. From downhill skiing to sledding to snowshoeing, you can enjoy the cold and snow of a beautiful winter wonderland. Another fun and family friendly activity is ice skating. Even with limited experience, ice [...]

Pure Michigan Winter: Where to Go Outdoor Ice Skating2022-01-05T06:58:34-05:00
22 12, 2021

Travel Trailers are the top RV type being sold – why?


When it comes to choosing an RV for renting for a vacation or venturing into RV ownership, many campers gravitate to the conventional travel trailer. This is different than an expandable trailer, 5th wheel trailer, or teardrop trailer. In fact, in 2021, shipments of this particular type of RV was higher than ever – and [...]

Travel Trailers are the top RV type being sold – why?2021-12-22T07:52:46-05:00
20 12, 2021

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park MARVAC Members


CONGRATULATIONS  Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park MARVAC Members  Leisure Systems, Inc. Award Winners   Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park, Frankenmuth: Dan O'Connell Service Award:  Recognizes franchisees who work at local, regional and national levels to improve and grow the campground industry. Camp Resort Comfort Station Award. Pinnacle Club Award: Camp-Resorts that score 95% or higher on annual [...]

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park MARVAC Members2021-12-20T15:56:55-05:00
17 12, 2021

Northeast Driving Tour: Beauty Around Saginaw Bay


Saginaw Bay has been a settlement for centuries, starting with indigenous people and then European settlers, who both appreciated the area for its access to water, pristine beauty, and abundant resources. This driving tour begins on the southeast side of the bay just past the crook of the thumb and curves west and north along [...]

Northeast Driving Tour: Beauty Around Saginaw Bay2021-12-17T13:22:53-05:00
11 12, 2021

Tips to Make Your RV More Like Home


Home, for many of us, conjures up images of comfortable furnishings, décor styled to taste, and favorite spaces at which we enjoy spending time in while we’re home. Recreation vehicles, also known as mobile homes, are our homes on wheels. We can take everything with us, anywhere we can set up camp. RVs, however, come [...]

Tips to Make Your RV More Like Home2021-12-07T13:06:14-05:00
7 12, 2021

Campsite Apple Pastry Recipes


The term “pastry” brings to mind quaint little shops filled with unbelievable smells and a case full of a delectable assortment of goodies. A little indulgence now and then is good for the soul as well as the taste buds. These recipes are doable at the campsite, throughout the seasons. Pie on a Stick – [...]

Campsite Apple Pastry Recipes2021-12-07T13:20:33-05:00
7 12, 2021

MARVAC’s Darren Ing Appointed by Michigan Governor to Travel Commission


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: John Lindley, jlindley@mmhrvca.org , 517.449.0487 LANSING -  Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced Monday the appointment of Darren Ing to the Michigan Travel Commission. Mr. Ing is the Director of the Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicle & Campgrounds (MARVAC), and the President of the Tourism Industry Coalition of Michigan (TICOM). He holds [...]

MARVAC’s Darren Ing Appointed by Michigan Governor to Travel Commission2021-12-07T15:46:18-05:00
7 12, 2021

RV Smart Tech


Over the past several years, smart technology for our homes has taken center stage. Home appliances as everyday as refrigerators and washers come equipped with wireless technology. Home thermostats can be adjusted through an app on your phone. Home security systems can be turned on or off from anywhere in the world. You don’t need [...]

RV Smart Tech2021-12-07T08:47:28-05:00
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