This was not a camping trip but, I have to make mention of the trip to our favorite festival. It is the Pig Gig in Bay City , Michigan. The Pig Gig is a championship BBQ Rib cook-off competition. We try to attend this event every year. This year our favorite BBQ ribs were from Aussom Aussie.

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Bought a new 3000 watt Honda generator today. This thing is really quiet. I was told that a 2000 watt would work everything except the air conditioning unit. My wife talked me into the 3000 watt model, so we could power everything. She didn’t have to do much convincing. 😉 The Honda brand is very dependable. Everyone who I have talked to that owns one says that it is the only way to go. The model EU3000 is a bit larger and heavier to handle. It is still the quietest generator …

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This weekend we decided to camp at Foch Lake, which is located near Atlanta, MI. The lake is surrounded by state land. This is primitive camping at it’s best. This happened to be the last place we camped in a tent before we decided that we needed to jump into the world of RVing. We have many fond memories of this place. We just did not have what it took to keep “Tenting”. We thought it would be great to come back and try to get on the lake again. …

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We stayed at Duke Creek Campground in Cedar Springs, MI for the weekend so that we could attend the Muskegon Air Fair. We did not spend much time at the park itself. We were pretty much only there to spend the night before and after the day we spent at the air show The campground was clean and had a small store. It also had a heated pool. The sites were mostly shaded with fire pits and picnic tables. They were available with electric, water and sewer.

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Valley Plaza RV Resort is located off of US 10 in Midland, MI.  This park offers 77 full hookup sites. Each site offers a patio, grill, picnic table, fire pit, free cable TV and Wi-Fi. This is a very nice park with well lit paved roads and many pull thru sites.  It has many shade trees throughout the park. The park includes access to the 3-acre lake with a sandy beach & seasonal water sports. The resort has an indoor swimming pool, sauna, hot tub, sauna, fitness center with a …

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