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Mike Wendland is a veteran journalist who, with his wife, Jennifer, travels North America in a small motorhome, blogging about the people, places, joys and adventure of RV life on the road at RVLifestyle.com. He and Jennifer also host the weekly RV Podcast and do twice-weekly videos on the YouTube RV Lifestyle Channel. They have written 10 books on RV travel.

Tahquamenon Falls Winter Campout Photos

Ever wondered what it's like camping in the winter? What you'd do? Want to try it? You can.  Our 3rd annual January Freezeout event is right around the corner – January 20-22. A few spots remain. Here's a recap of one of our days at last year's winter campout at Tahquamenon Falls in Michigan's Upper Peninsula […]Read More

Our 3rd Annual Tahquamenon Falls Winter Campout – Jan 20-22, 2017

It's still unbearably hot and humid in much of the country but soon it will be cold and that means a lot of folks are getting excited about our annual Freezeout Winter Camping Extravaganza at the beautiful Tahquamenon Falls State Park in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Reservations are now open and this event always fills up! And […]Read More

Photos from the Tahquamenon Falls Winter Campout

It's been a blast at our annual Tahquamenon Falls Winter Campout watching folks get acquainted and reacquainted and, like a bunch of kids on a snow day, head off for winter fun. There's about 20 inches or snow on the level ground, plenty for snowshoeing and cross country skiing. And pretty much that's what everyone […]Read More

RV Fun in the Snow: Roadtreking at Tahquamenon Falls

When Yan Seiner and I first tossed out the idea of a winter RV campout in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, we thought maybe, just maybe, one or two others would join us. So imagine our surprise when 25 people in 14 Roadtreks and a GMC Yukon joined us for a late January weekend at […]Read More

Tahquamenon Falls camping in the wintertime

The hardest thing about finding a spot to camp in the wintertime in the north is finding an open campground. As we toured Michigan’s beautiful snow covered Upper Peninsula in mid-February looking for a place to spend the night, all we found were Wal-Mart and Indian casino parking lots. Sorry, but those kind of environments […]Read More

RV Podcast 327: RV News and Helpful Travel Tips during the Pandemic

This episode of the RV Podcast has the latest RV News, RV Travel tips about moving around the country during the pandemic and shares a great off the beaten path spot in Montana. You can listen to the podcast in the player below or through your favorite Podcast app. Scroll down this page for shownotes […]Read More

5 Great Places for RVers Who Hate the Rain

We can safely consider ourselves among those RVers who hate the rain and are looking for places that have little rainfall. But try as we might to lay out the best plans for our RVing adventures, our RV Lifestyle Fellow Travelers know that it's simply impossible to control the weather.  The best you can do […]Read More

7 Awesome Attractions in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

There is no shortage of attractions in Michigan's Upper Peninsula no matter what time of year you visit. Here are our Seven Favorites. Luckily for Jennifer and me, the Upper Peninsula (more commonly known as the U.P.) has been right in our backyard because we live just a couple hundred miles south in the lower […]Read More

27 Effortless Winter Camping Tips for RVers

Your RV need not be in storage during the cold months. Get out there! Here are 27 Effortless Winter Camping Tips for RVers.   We are always amazed at how many RVers who live in northern states and provinces leave their RV in storage from the first frost until spring. Some, we know, are snowbirds, heading […]Read More

The Uncertainty of RV Travel in 2021

What a year 2020 has been. We can’t wait till 2021 begins. But that said, there are no guarantees on what RV Travel in 2021 will be like. It promises to still be challenging. Very challenging in certain places. In fact, as we review all the growing travel restrictions, lockdowns and restrictions as we experience […]Read More

End Cold Weather Lithium Battery Problems in 2021 with This Awesome New Feature

Many of our RV Lifestyle Fellow Travelers who like winter camping adventures are worried about cold weather lithium battery problems — the notion that low temps will leave you powerless. Fear not, however, because there’s a good option out there: Battle Born Batteries has just released its new heat-integrated 100Ah 12V battery, the BB10012H. It's exactly […]Read More

Expert Advice on finding a Class B RV on a Budget in 2021

Perhaps the most challenging question we regularly get from our followers is how to find a Class B RV on a budget. It's not easy. But we have some tips that will help in the search for your dream campervan. RV's are in tremendous demand and the prices of new Class B RVs are through […]Read More

The UP in Fall: In Full Color [WITH AWESOME VIDEO]

The UP in fall is an experience that belongs on every RVers bucketlist. We couldn't have timed it any better. Our fall trip to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan during the first two weeks of October was peak time for fall color. And although the last few days of or explorations out there saw a […]Read More

RV Podcast #315: Lingering Pandemic Problems for the RV Industry

They may be selling RVs at a record pace, but there are lots of lingering Pandemic Problems for the RV Industry The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc across all aspects of the economy including the RV Industry. And while RV sales have never been better, the damage done by the shutdowns and the resulting incredible […]Read More