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Why We Boondock

Posted by roadtrekingmike, 28 October 2014 - - - - - - · 1,019 views
boondocking, dry camping
Why We Boondock It sounds like it’s raining. But it’s not. It’s the sound of acorns dropping from the oak trees all around us as we boondock in the middle of the woods overlooking the Rifle River in northern Michigan’s Ogemaw County.

This is not a particularly pretty time of the year. The beautiful fall leaves have turned brown and now cover the...

Episode 4 of the Roadtreking Podcast How and When to Winterize

Posted by roadtrekingmike, 24 October 2014 - - - - - - · 156 views

Episode 4 of the Roadtreking Podcast  How and When to Winterize This is a jam-packed podcast with lots of very practical news and information.

In it we talk about another anti-RV town, how and when to winterize, along with lots of practical tips on all sorts of things connected with the RV lifetyle.

Last week, we had 41,697 plus downloads of the Roadtreking RV Podcast. I am overwhelmed by your support and kind words...

Halloween RV Campouts

Posted by roadtrekingmike, 21 October 2014 - - - - - - · 146 views

Halloween RV Campouts The month of October has surprisingly become huge for RV campgrounds, resorts and parks around the U.S. thanks to Halloween.

Maybe because for many in the northern states, its a chance to do one more trip before the RV has to be winterized and put in storage.

Instead of just one night – Oct. 31 – many parks dedicate the entire two or three w...

Episode 3 of Roadtreking the RV Podcast

Posted by roadtrekingmike, 15 October 2014 - - - - - - · 152 views

It’s time for Episode 3 of Roadtreking - The RV Podcast .

I continue to be overwhelmed by the positive reponse we’ve had to the first two episodes. I hope you enjoy thosn one even more. After you’ve listened, will you do me a favor? Please consider rating and gving us a review on iTunes or Stitcher .

Notes for Episode #3 of Roadtrekin...

Episode 2 of Roadtreking The RV Lifestyle Podcast

Posted by roadtrekingmike, 10 October 2014 - - - - - - · 127 views

Episode 2 of Roadtreking  The RV Lifestyle Podcast Episode 2

This has been such a blast to do. I’m thrilled by the response from so many who listened to our first podcast. I have dozens more planned!

This week, we have released two episodes, to get the ball rolling. Starting next week, a new podcast episode will post every Wednesday morning.

Jennifer joins me in this episode to help answer some...

Episode 1 The Roadtreking RV Lifestyle Podcast

Posted by roadtrekingmike, 10 October 2014 - - - - - - · 170 views
roadtreking podcast
Episode 1  The Roadtreking RV Lifestyle Podcast Here it is, the first of what will be a weekly program: The Roadtreking RV Lifestyle Podcast.
Episode 1 - Roadtreking the RV Lifestyle Podcast
This has been a lot of fun to do.

This is a show that celebrates the RV lifestyle.

Whether you have in a Class B motorhome like the Roadtrek Jennifer and I travel in, a Class C, a Class A, a Fifth...

How We Roll Where We Store Stuff

Posted by roadtrekingmike, 06 October 2014 - - - - - - · 138 views
motorhome storage, organizing RV and 1 more...
How We Roll  Where We Store Stuff There’s never enough room. That’s the first thing about RVing we all think when we start RVing, isn’t it?

But there really is.

No matter what size RV we have, we all want to bring too much stuff.

Once we discover that, it’s a little easier to pack the essentials. Still, some times, you need a little more storage space. That...

Our Most-Asked Roadtreking Question

Posted by roadtrekingmike, 01 October 2014 - - - - - - · 1,134 views

Our Most-Asked Roadtreking Question I love getting reader mail and I do my best to answer them. But lately, as the fall RV RV shows start getting underway and lots of people are thinking about purchasing a motorhome and more new people are discovering this blog, the questions are somewhat the same. So I thought I’d share here the answer to the one question we get asked the most.

Q: W...

IPhone 6 Plus is Now My Main Mobile Device

Posted by roadtrekingmike, 25 September 2014 - - - - - - · 1,337 views
iphone 6, cell phone
IPhone 6 Plus is Now My Main Mobile Device That’s my old iPhone 5 on the left. The new gigantic iPhone 6 Plus on the right.

For as 10 million other people have done over the past two weeks, I’ve upgraded to the new and very large iPhone 6 Plus.

It’s massive 5.5-inch size was a big reason.

I spend a lot of time online. Too much, in fact. And my eyes and my thumbs appreciate the...

Our Love Affair with Mackinac Island

Posted by roadtrekingmike, 25 September 2014 - - - - - - · 182 views
michigan attractions, mackinac
For the better part of four decades, there is one place that has lured Jennifer and me back again and again, multiple times each year: Mackinac Island, located in Lake Huron, at the eastern end of the Straits of Mackinac, between the state’s Upper and Lower Peninsulas.

It’s a place where motor vehicles are prohibited and where RVs must be lef...