If you head all the way north on Interstate 75, you’ll cross the Mackinac Bridge onto the scenic Upper Peninsula in Michigan. The U.P. is a peaceful destination for RV camping between the dense north woods and sandy shoreline along three of the Great Lakes (Superior, Michigan, and Huron). This also makes for a natural […]
Archives for July 2019
In the last entry, we looked at how I reinforced my travel trailer’s battery rack in preparation for carrying a heavier generator behind my LP tanks. Several readers requested information on how I mounted and supported the generator over the battery boxes, which I will cover in this entry. First, a short recap on why […]
Don’t let coast-to-coast driving get boring. Make time for a stop in Rawlins, Wyoming to experience one of America’s most underrated interstate attractions for RV road trips.
For decades, Elkhart, Indiana has been known as the RV Capital of the World. That moniker is well deserved since more than 80 percent of the global RV production is based in the greater Elkhart-northern Indiana region. A nod to the RV industry and a must-visit if you are traveling through the Elkhart area is […]
Jessica Breinholt will admit that the dog show world is an interesting subculture all on its own, filled with characters and situations that you need a quirky sense of humor to fully appreciate. She should know—Jessica has been involved with showing her Siberian Huskies for over 30 years since her childhood. She now shares her […]
About an hour drive north of Milwaukee is the picturesque village of Elkhart Lake. This tiny town of less than a thousand residents got its start in the 1870s, thanks to the arrival of the Milwaukee & Northern Railroad. Over the years, Elkhart Lake was a popular destination of vacationers, gamblers, gangsters, and race enthusiasts […]
In our last post, we looked at the cracked travel trailer frame I discovered while working on the A-frame of my RV. The reason I was getting up close and personal with my trailer’s frame was that I was designing a system to help carry the load of a heavier generator behind my LP bottles. […]
If you’re dreaming of a more independent, off-grid life, the new RV lifestyle book “Unlocating” by Margie Lundy explains how to make it happen.
Diamond Caverns RV Resort and Golf serves as the gateway to Mammoth Cave National Park in the heart of Kentucky. Considered the world’s longest cave system with more than 400 miles explored, there are numerous tours that will get you up close and personal with this underground gem created by Mother Nature. Also providing a […]