Mike Wendland

Mike 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. He enjoys camping (obviously), hiking, biking, fitness, photography, kayaking, video editing, and all things dealing with technology and the outdoors. See and subscribe to his RV Lifestyle Channel on YouTube, where he has hundreds of RV and travel related videos. His PC MIke TV reports, on personal technology are distributed weekly to all 215 NBC-TV stations.

Alarming trend: RV Unfriendly Walmart Parking

Is Walmart RV parking going away? There are more and more RV unfriendly Walmart parking lots these days.  You most likely know that Walmart is an international company with hundreds of stores across the United States.  But you may not know the history and ties between Walmart and the RVing community.  As an RV enthusiast, […]Read More

RV Podcast 306: How to find a campsite despite the crowds

A lot of RVers are asking these days: How to find a campsite despite the crowds? The national news media has been filled with stories in recent weeks claiming that campgrounds are bursting at the seams across the country as people are taking up camping and RVing because they are afraid to take traditional vacations […]Read More

3 Critical RV Bad Weather Tips

RVers need to follow these bad weather tips when severe storms are in the forecast As I am writing this blog, tropical storm Isaias is heading for the East Coast.   RVers along the Eastern Coast of the United States are bracing and wondering what steps to take during impending bad weather.  Watching the weather and the […]Read More

3 super helpful RV Clubs to join

RV Clubs offer great ways to make the RV Lifestyle even more enjoyable by connecting with a community of like-minded travelers, saving money, and getting help if you break down on the road. Jennifer and I are not, by general practices, joiners. And we didn't think we would be particularly fond of camping in big […]Read More

17 steps for quick RV setup at a campground

RV setup at a campground for newbies can be a daunting experience those first few times. Here's a very helpful checklist for you. We're in a Class C RV so the things we do and the order in which we do them may differ for you if you are in something different. But generally, whatever […]Read More

A fabulously fun off the beaten path visit to Storybook Land, SD

It was one of those picture-perfect October days, late in the afternoon, when we pulled into the parking lot of Storybook Land in Aberdeen, South Dakota. By Tom & Patti Burkett “Storybook Railroad closed for the season,” the sign read at the entrance as if to ward off the oncoming disappointment from a carload of children.   […]Read More

10 Easy RV Tips about cleaning RV floors

We have some RV tips for you this week that comes from our Facebook community in answer to a question about cleaning RV Floors. John was the original poster on our Facebook Group and he asked: QUESTION: What is the best way or tool to vacuum and mop my RV? In the first two hours […]Read More

RV Podcast 305: What RV travel during COVID is REALLY like

This week in the RV Podcast, we hear what RV travel during COVID is like. RVers from across North America candidly share their experiences, what was open, what was closed, how welcome they were, and what it’s like trying to do the RV Lifestyle in these challenging times.  This week in our interview of the […]Read More

RV Podcast #304: Rising COVID fears and RV Travel

Rising COVID fears and RV Travel uncertainty are causing RVers to stay closer to home and be much more cautious in their plans for the rest of the summer and into fall. As the nation once again finds COVID rates dramatically rising, RVers are wondering what to do with summer travel plans. “Should we stay or […]Read More

40 Really Helpful Apps for RV Travel

Everyone knows how useful apps can be for daily living, but apps for RV travel can really come in handy on the road. From finding a place to stay to documenting your journey, chances are you will find more than one app that fits your needs. That’s why I thought it was time to update […]Read More