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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.

Tahquamenon Falls Winter Campout Photos

Ever wondered what it's like camping in the winter? What you'd do? Want to try it? You can.  Our 3rd annual January Freezeout event is right around the corner – January 20-22. A few spots remain. Here's a recap of one of our days at last year's winter campout at Tahquamenon Falls in Michigan's Upper Peninsula […]Read More

Photos from the Tahquamenon Falls Winter Campout

It's been a blast at our annual Tahquamenon Falls Winter Campout watching folks get acquainted and reacquainted and, like a bunch of kids on a snow day, head off for winter fun. There's about 20 inches or snow on the level ground, plenty for snowshoeing and cross country skiing. And pretty much that's what everyone […]Read More

RV Fun in the Snow: Roadtreking at Tahquamenon Falls

When Yan Seiner and I first tossed out the idea of a winter RV campout in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, we thought maybe, just maybe, one or two others would join us. So imagine our surprise when 25 people in 14 Roadtreks and a GMC Yukon joined us for a late January weekend at […]Read More

Tahquamenon Falls camping in the wintertime

The hardest thing about finding a spot to camp in the wintertime in the north is finding an open campground. As we toured Michigan’s beautiful snow covered Upper Peninsula in mid-February looking for a place to spend the night, all we found were Wal-Mart and Indian casino parking lots. Sorry, but those kind of environments […]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

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

Camping fun in the snow

We had a ball camping in the snow in the rugged Upper Peninsula of Michigan at our annual winter campout this year. Twenty inches were on the ground, but the Michigan DNR folks had all our spots plowed out for us. Each site had electricity and everyone slept warm and cozy. Outside, we had a […]Read More

Every place has a story

Our guests this week are Tom and Patti Burkett, who share with us how they find all those fascinating off-the-beaten-path stories Show Notes for Episode #276 Jan. 15, 2019 of The RV Podcast: WHAT MIKE AND JENNIFER ARE UP TO THIS WEEK We’re recording this podcast at Tahquamenon Falls State Park in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. […]Read More

RV Bucket List Destinations for 2020

This week in the RV Podcast, we present the 2020 RV Bucket list. Each year at this time we ask our audience to call in and leave us a message about their RV travel plans for the New Year. And we have a lively assortment of them to play for you in the Interview of […]Read More

What worked, what didn’t in our RV Life for 2019

At the close of every year, before we plot out our adventures for the new one just around the corner, we like to review the past 12 months of travel, learning from all those experiences we’ve had on the road – the good and the bad. Truth of the matter is that it’s hard to […]Read More

The Power of a Tribe

As 2019 draws to an end and I sipped my morning coffee this day after Christmas, I checked in with my tribes. First, it was with the Fellow Travelers of our Facebook Group and our Facebook Page (yes, they are two separate social media entities). Then I went over to the Community tab of our […]Read More

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

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

Where Boondockers are Welcome to overnight Free!

This week on the RV Podcast we learn one of the best kept secrets for finding free places to overnight, Boondockers Welcome, which offers some 2,000 locations across North America where RVers can stay for free! Show Notes for Episode #267 Nov. 6, 2019 of The RV Podcast: WHAT MIKE AND JENNIFER ARE UP TO […]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