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Halloween RV Campouts

Posted by roadtrekingmike, 21 October 2014 - - - - - - · 45 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 - - - - - - · 70 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 - - - - - - · 67 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 - - - - - - · 117 views
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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 - - - - - - · 96 views
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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 - - - - - - · 1,061 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 - - - - - - · 1,211 views
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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 - - - - - - · 144 views
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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...


Why We Like Boondocking Deep in the Woods

Posted by roadtrekingmike, 18 September 2014 - - - - - - · 248 views

Why We Like Boondocking Deep in the Woods One question we get a lot when we talk about our love of being off the beaten path and away from everyone is, “Why? What do you do there.”

This is as good a time as ever to try and answer that because, as I type, we are very deep in the woods, in the middle of the Pigeon River Country State Forest Area at the very top of the Michigan Lower Pe...


More RV Lessons from the Road

Posted by roadtrekingmike, 15 September 2014 - - - - - - · 384 views

More RV Lessons from the Road Since I released the post on the 10 lessons we’ve learned in our 75,000 miles of RV travel , several readers have asked for another installment.

So here it is. This one, though, has 12 things we’ve learned from the road.

1) GPS units are all unreliable – If you rely totally on GPS to get you somewhere, sooner or later you’re goi...