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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.

Ask Us Anything: RV Lifestyle Q&A

Here's the rewind of our latest Ask Us Anything live chat on the RV Lifestyle YouTube Channel. We share the release of our latest 7 Day Adventure Guide book, this one on Florida's Gulf Coast We talk about using an RV in the wintertime, as we'll son be doing at our annual winter meet-up camping […]Read More

5 Great Places for RVers Who Hate Rain

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 is look ahead and rely on historical data to try and plot out where you travel.  For example, if you want snow, […]Read More

Extended RV Warranties: What parts break the most?

This week, we talk about extended warranties for RVs. What parts break the most, how an extended warranty will hep save money and why December is the best time to get an extended warranty because prices will rise come Jan.1 and how some older models will become ineligible for coverage  after the New Year. Also […]Read More

An RV Lifestyle Thanksgiving

Welcome to the Thanksgiving 2019 episode of the RV Podcast, released on Thanksgiving Eve, one of the busiest travel days for ALL Americans – not just RVers – and a time to be with friends and family. Us, too! We just drove back to Michigan to be with family for Thanksgiving like so many this […]Read More

RV Podcast #269: Freedom! That’s why we RV!

This week finds us camped just a few dozen feet from the Atlantic Ocean, where the waves right now are pounding in with that delicious sound of the surf. Best sound in the world to fall asleep to! That's our campsite in the featured image above. We were extremely lucky to snag a beachside camping spot […]Read More

11 Great Roadtrips for Adventurous RVers

It's no secret that our RV Lifestyle fellow travelers in the U.S. and Canada love the great outdoors and all that it has to offer.  Likewise, many of you enjoy getting out and being active outside.  That's why I was happy to find a post from Outside magazine about “The Best Road Trips in North […]Read More

There’s always a Way!

This week in Episode 266 of the RV Podcast, we’ll meet Len and Sherrie Johnson, a remarkable California couple with quite a story to tell us, a story of a devastating injury from an airplane crash and a determination to embrace the RV Lifestyle afterwards despite the obstacles. You’ll be inspired by this couple! But […]Read More

Podcast 265: Why Electric Bikes are so popular with RVers

This week on the podcast we are going to learn about the booming popularity among RVers of Electric Bikes and out special guest is Ty Collins, the marketing director of Rad Power Bikes. Regular listeners know that Rad Power Bikes has been a loyal sponsor of this podcast for years now. But my interview with […]Read More

Mackinac Island in the fall

Every fall, we head to Mackinac Island for a long weekend with the family. We love the island in the summer, of course. It is, after all, thanks largely to the marketing efforts of the verable and elegant Grand Hotel, known as America's Summer Place. But a week or so before it shuts down for […]Read More

Meet North America’s Most Popular RV Salesman

This week, we talk to RV salesman who has become a celebrity video star with a huge following you’d never have expected from the first video shot almost a decade ago He is Dean Corrigal, from Leisure Travel Vans, who shares with us how he became a YouTube star in his own right and therefore […]Read More

RV Renting School: Your RV can pay for itself

.This week we learn all about RV Renting School, which is a way to earn money with your RV –  so much money, in fact that your RV can actually pay for itself. We’ll talk about the ins and outs of renting your RV, choosing insurance, wear and tear and why this option is a […]Read More

Top 5 Camping Destinations with the Best Views

Our RV Lifestyle Fellow Travelers know how spectacular the views can be when we’re out enjoying nature. We’re always trying to bring you details on the best places to go (and always looking for recommendations from you). That’s why I took notice with the folks at TravelTrivia.com put together a list of “5 U.S. Camping […]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

Frank Conversations about RV Frustrations

It’s time for some straight talk: The RV Lifestyle is not as idyllic as you may dream it is. At times it can be quite frustrating. We surveyed our RV Podcast Community and in this episode, we’re going to tell you what bugs RVers the most and what can be done about it! Plus, we’ll […]Read More

The truth about RV Dealers

This week we get the inside secrets about RV dealers…how much they should be willing to discount, how much your brand new RV depreciates the moment you drive it out of the lot, why it can sometimes be so hard to find good service and what upsells they’ll try to talk you into like extended […]Read More

Livin’ the dream!

Many of us plan and dream about pulilng up roots, selling the sticks and bricks house and going fulltime in an RV. But what’s it like? A little scary, to be sure. But also very rewarding, as our guests this week share in an Episode we call… Livin’ the Dream. We met this couple last […]Read More

RV Lifestyle Books

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8 U.S. cities with perfect weather in June

Ahhh, June. Summer’s eve. Temperatures are generally moderate across much of the country. (OK, I said generally.) Warm, sunny days paired with cool, pleasant evenings make it the perfect time to RV and camp. But if you’re wondering which direction to head, we have you covered with this list of the eight cities with perfect […]Read More