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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.

Camping the Lake Michigan Shoreline in Winter [SPECTACULAR]

One of the best ways to enjoy the RV and truly get alone with nature is by camping the Lake Michigan Shoreline in winter. The long and beautiful coast of Lake Michigan along the Wolverine State is home to well over 100 campgrounds and state forest campsites. But most are seasonal and shut down tight […]Read More

Great Lakes Shoreline Tour – Crossing Lake Michigan

Our Roadtrek has its sea legs. Sometimes, to really appreciate something, you have to immerse yourself in it. So it was with Lake Michigan on a trip  around the Great Lakes Region some time ago on our Verizon Great Lakes Shoreline Roadtreking tour. No, we didn’t go swimming in it. Instead of getting wet in the lake, […]Read More

Great Lakes Shoreline Tour – Lake Michigan’s northern shores

Michigan's UP is hemmed in by three of the Great Lakes. Everyone knows about Superior and Huron but the lake on the UP's southern border has some great camping and exploring opportunities, too. So. after three weeks of travel on our Verizon Great Lakes Roadtreking Shoreline Tour, we have now arrived at the fifth of […]Read More

Great Lakes Shoreline Tour – Southwest Michigan

Of all the eight states that touch the Great Lakes , Michigan – with 2,147 miles – has the most coastline. So as we rounded the bottom of Lake Michigan from the Indiana border and made our way into Southwest Michigan on the last leg of out 10-segment adventure, there was a sense of déjà […]Read More

Shhh! Michigan’s Sunrise Side is the best-kept secret of the Great Lakes

Michigan’s Sunrise Side is one of the best-kept secrets in the Great Lakes. The state’s west coast Lake Michigan PR machine has done a better job of promoting the beaches and trendy little communities there while the Lake Huron coast along the state’s east coast has stayed purposefully low-keyed. And that has been just fine […]Read More

3 Amazing Destinations in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Michigan's Upper Peninsula is filled with gorgeous destinations– here are some of our faves! Whenever someone asks us “Where is one of your favorite places in the US to go boondocking?” Our answer is, unquestionably, in unison “The UP of Michigan.” The UP meaning Michigan's Upper Peninsula of course. Luckily for us, it has been […]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

Legendary RV Destinations: Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Whether seeking to escape the heat, check out amazing fall colors, or take a unique winter adventure, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has plenty to offer — especially Munising and the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in the UP. Something just happens when you drive across the five miles of the Mackinac Bridge and find yourself in the […]Read More

10 Spectacular Campgrounds in the UP [Michigan Upper Peninsula]

Thinking about a visit to the Michigan Upper Peninsula? Here are 10 spectacular campgrounds in the UP. Jennifer and I absolutely love the Michigans Upper Peninsula. Some people call it “God's Country” and we have to agree. It's that spectacular. The shores of three Great Lakes (Michigan, Huron, and Superior) encircle it and there are […]Read More

10 Clearest Lakes in the U.S.

I've written about surreal destinations, magical caves, and a whole lot more, but there's just something extra special about a clear, clean, refreshing lake.  Of course, it could be/probably is something to do with our Michigan roots, but I happen to think many of our RV Lifestyle Fellow Travelers enjoy a clear lake as much […]Read More

7 Biggest Lakes in the U.S.

As Michiganders, we hold a special place in our hearts for the lakes of the U.S. and Canada.  Of course, we’re especially partial to the Great Lakes, but there are many, many others. When it comes to sheer size of the bodies of water, the team at Travel Trivia recently broke down a list of […]Read More

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