Mike Wendland

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.

RV Road Trip: 10 Weird Roadside Attractions

Our RV Lifestyle Fellow Travelers know how much we love bringing you Off The Beaten Path reports and other great stops, which is why I thought this one would be great, too — 10 weird roadside attractions! Many of the attractions on this list are open year-round, so they will make a good stop whether […]Read More

11 of the BEST Florida Beach Campgrounds [Gulf Coast]

Looking for a winter escape? Try these 11 Florida Beach Campgrounds on the Gulf Coast. You'll never want to come back to winter! The time to plan your Florida beach campground getaway is RIGHT NOW! Florida beach campgrounds are in great demand and you need reservations to snag that perfect spot. Florida is one of […]Read More

The Stinky Truth About RV Toilet Paper and Black Tank Sensors

This may be an indelicate subject but the matter of choosing the right RV toilet paper and understanding your RV's black tank sensors are critically important to your enjoyment of the RV Lifestyle. So, being as tactful as I can, let's talk about this. If you've been frustrated that your black tank sensors don't seem […]Read More

Diesel vs Gas vs Propane RV Generators: Pros and Cons

RV generators are a must-have option for many RVers. But which kind? Here's a look at the pros and cons of Diesel vs Gas vs Propane RV Generators Whether you find yourself miles away from commercial electricity and want to run that AC, or hoping to use a hairdryer or the microwave, an RV generator […]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

8 Alluring, Spooky RV Road Trips for Halloween Camping

With the fall season in full swing, many thoughts have turned to Halloween camping and all things spooky — we have 8 pretty creepy RV road trips you can take to get your scare on. It's true, and thanks to the folks at TripSavvy.com, finding these routes can be pretty easy (though no guarantee you […]Read More

Buying an RV: Seven Hidden Costs to Consider

There are lots of “hidden costs” in buying an RV similar to when you buy a house and then need to also buy that couch, dining room table, lawnmower, or other appliances on top of everything else. When you are buying an RV, on top of the large ticket price, there are several “hidden costs” […]Read More

Ultimate Harvest Hosts Review [with VIDEO and PHOTOS]

Thinking about Harvest Hosts? Here's our complete Harvest Hosts Review that shows what it is really like staying there and what kind of different experiences are available. It's October and the northern parts of the country are hitting those spectacular fall colors. If you can get out, fall is a fabulous time to camp!  However, […]Read More

13 Essential Tips for RV Storage

This article gives you 13 essential tips for finding and using the best RV storage, as well as what kind of RV storage you need to protect your RV.   As the temperatures drop and Summer turns to Fall, some RVers are already migrating South for the Winter.  Others are starting to consider storing their RV […]Read More

Safest States for Driving: Essential List of All 50

RVers know that different parts of the country offer different road conditions, traffic laws, driving behaviors, and so on — but have you ever wondered what are the safest states for driving and RVing in general? Well, the team at AutoInsurance.org has the answer. That’s because the auto insurance comparison site has put together the […]Read More