Let me throw some words at you to help describe our stay at Saginaw Bay Resort this time. full-hookups stinky hayride noisy burnt eggs cramped playground peeping tom mud putt putt slow wifi business closed new friends Terri and I arrived at the park in 2 vehicles. We immediately starting searching for a full hookup site. There was only one full hookup site available so we promptly grabbed it. We had not been here in years, so we had forgotten how difficult it is finding these sites. Most people return to this park …

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Our visit to Bay City State Park was interesting. This time of year the place is not very busy during the week. It is quite calm and peaceful. It is a nice time to get a bit of R&R. Then the weekend happens. The place transforms into a noisy, active playground full of weekend campers. All of these people trying to cram in as much fun, food, and alcohol as they can into the 2 days they don’t need to go to work. One aspect of camping this time of …

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Tent camping is not even in the same ballpark as RVing. It takes a special kind of person to stay in a tent. Modern RVs are now pretty much just like small homes on wheels. Tents now days are pretty much just like well tents. Living in a tent is not unlike hanging a sheet over a tree and calling it home. One of the obvious problems with camping in a tent is how impervious it is to inclement weather. Tents leak. Some more than others, but water will always …

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A bit of satire for all those RVers out there who see the humor in what we love. by Tim R. Enright   Don’t… 1. Drive down the road with more than 2 slides out. 2. Use your sewer hose to fertilize your neighbor’s flowers. 3. Backup your RV into the … FILL IN THE BLANK. 4. Hang raw meat on the clothesline to scare away the bears. 5. Tie the dog to the rear bumper while you pack to go home and forget. 6. Put your awning out over …

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  RV manufacturers are doing a fine job of building units that are more capable of handling the colder temperatures that follow the busy summer camping season. Things like a fully-enclosed underbelly, thermal-pane windows, additional insulation, heated holding tanks, high-efficiency furnaces and even a fireplace are very common in newer RVs. With these improvements you can extend your camping season and broaden your northern destinations. Even with all of these improvements you still want to exhibit some caution in these colder temperatures. When temperatures start dipping below freezing for most …

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