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Grand Haven State Park

It was darker than we had expected when we arrived at Grand Haven State Park. It is always so much easier setting up camp in the daylight. What made it even more difficult was the fact that what clearly was marked as the entrance to the park was NOT the way in at all.… Continued

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Bay City State Park

Bay City SP Bay City State Park BeachWe headed over to Bay City State Park to grab a 50amp site. The weather has been getting pretty hot and humid in Michigan. I wanted a bit more power to run both air conditioners to help battle the heat. We didn’t expect the campground to be this full.… Continued

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Burt Lake State Park

Once again, it is time to gather for our annual 4th of July potluck. This year we are at Burt Lake State Park. We were here last year for the Labor Day weekend and fell in love with this place. It is centrally located in a great part of Michigan which allows us to easily get to Petoskey, the Pigeon River Country State Forest area, the Straits area and Mackinac Island.… Continued

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Traverse City State Park

On the Friday of the Memorial Holiday weekend the state park workers were still mowing, weed whacking, blowing and raking leaves. Did they not know the holiday was approaching and that the park was going to be packed with campers?

During one of my walks around the park, I ran into Charlotte Kiefer, the Park Supervisor for Traverse City State Park.… Continued

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Burt Lake State Park

Little did we know how fortunate we were to grab such a nice campsite. Back when we were trying to book this trip, we were unable to get the the site we originally wanted. I remember how frustrated I was that someone else clicked on the site to book it before I could.… Continued

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