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.

Our Epic RV Winterizing Post [WITH VIDEO!]

As cool fall weather ushers in so does the need for RVers in northern climates to do some RV winterizing. We're going to show you how… No one likes to do it. After all, it means that for many RVers, the camping season is over for a few months. For many, not necessarily most. Take […]Read More

8 Fascinating Facts About Yosemite

We're frequently writing about Yosemite National Park at the RV Lifestyle and for good reason — it's one of the oldest and most impressive of the nation's National Parks.  We've featured it in “12 Surreal U.S. Destinations Worth the RV Trip” and “10 Most Visited National Parks in 2019” and “13 Stunning Waterfalls in the […]Read More

The Best Internet for RV Nomads

Finding the best Internet for RV Nomads is a daunting task but we have the best advice for you in this episode of the RV Podcast from the two experts who know more about the topic than anyone else you can find. With the help of Chris and Cherie of Technomadia, the RV Lifestyle’s top […]Read More

How to Easily Find RV Dump Stations

This is an answer to one of the questions we are asked often: How can I find RV Dump Stations Near Me? There are few things more freeing in life than loading up the RV, and hitting the open road. The RV lifestyle is one that draws in people of all different walks of like–we […]Read More

Our Top 10 Favorite RV Adventures

Our life on the road is filled with RV adventures. Here are 10 of our favorite RV adventures to give you some inspiration about what's waiting out there! As I write this RV Lifestyle blog post, Jenifer and I are starting to pack our RV for our next RV Adventure. And as we do so, […]Read More

6 of the Best Fall Color Drives in New England

If you're like many, a trip to New England might be in your plans for the upcoming fall season — a perfect time to review a list of the best fall color drives in New England.  Sure, we've talked about “5 Awesome RV Destinations for Fall Color” and it did include Williamstown, Massachusetts.  But we […]Read More

Wild Center Adirondacks: A Delightful Stop for RVers

When it comes to Off The Beaten Path adventures, the Wild Center Adirondacks is a must-visit in New York State.  By Tom and Patti Burkett The Adirondacks are full of surprises, as you might expect from an area that’s been a recreation and vacation land for more than a century.  It began in 1885 and over […]Read More

11 of the Best Snowbird Destinations for RVers (2020-2021)

Here's our list of some of the Best Snowbird Destinations for RVers as a nervous nation still worries about the COVID-19 pandemic. Most all RV campgrounds in the big snowbird destination states are now open, though most also have normal health procedures in place, like social distancing and masks in public and restrictions on visitors […]Read More

Where to find FREE or Cheap RV Sites Camping (2020)

Free or Cheap RV Sites & Camping This has been a crazy year for RVers. With so many newbies turning to RVing and Camping because of COVID-19 concerns, campgrounds have become overcrowded and overpriced. Frankly, given the current state of things, if your style of camping and RVing is more than one or two weekends […]Read More

Fabulous Camping in Michiana [Fueled by delicious Amish Crack!]

Curious about camping in Michiana, on the Michigan/Indiana border? You'll love it! You will also love an awesome donut so good the locals call it Amish Crack. We just returned from camping in Michiana, a beautiful rural area of lush agricultural land, old hardwood forests, and sparkling blue lakes. We discovered those Amish Crack donuts […]Read More

RV Podcast 311: Try Moochdocking for cheap RV Overnights

You surely have heard the term moochdocking by now, a variation on the boondocking trend that is so popular with RVers these days. While boondocking is typically off-grid camping in remote areas, moochdocking is camping – usually without hookups – in people’s driveways or the back of their property. This week, we’ll learn about a […]Read More

15 of the Best Florida Beach RV Campgrounds

Looking for the Best Florida Beach RV Campgrounds? We've put together a complete list of the ones we like the most and can wholeheartedly recommend!  Look at Jennifer in that photo above. Now you understand why we love camping in Florida so much! Florida beaches make up some of the most unique and gorgeous beaches […]Read More

The 10 Best Campgrounds in Colorado [for RVers]

We have selected what we think are the 10 Best Campgrounds in Colorado for RVers – just in time for your fall camping getaway. Colorado is awesome during the fall! With such incredible destinations as Garden of the Gods, Pike’s Peak, the Colorado National Monument, and Mesa Verde, Colorado has a surprising variety of landscapes […]Read More

When will RV Shows start again? [We miss them!]

Missing RV Shows? This has not been a normal year but even so, are you wondering when will RV Shows will start again? This should be the start of an exciting new RV Show season. Instead, with all major RV shows and exhibitions closed for going on six months because of the pandemic, nothing is […]Read More

Fall Foliage: 5 Awesome RV Destinations for fall color

We have some awesome RV destinations for fall color to share with you! Whether you consider autumn the grand finale to summer or the calm before the storm of winter, few can argue that fall foliage delivers some of the most stunning scenery all across the country.  Obviously, different places deliver peak fall color seasons […]Read More