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Top National Parks to Visit in 2017

Camping season is on it’s way and we can’t be more excited! In order to get you ready for the 2017 season, we have listed out a few of the top National Parks to visit around the Michigan area. These destinations are sure to make your 2017 filled with adventure, serenity and overall camping joy! Isle Royale Isle Royale is not your average national park. This isolated island is surrounded by Lake Superior and offers a great landscape for backpacking, hiking, boating and much more! Isle Royale is made of 132,018 acres of remote wilderness that is surrounded by over 450 smaller islands. Sounds pretty ideal, am I right? There are a few species to look out for while you are exploring, mostly . . . Read more

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Top Holiday Gifts For RVers

The holidays are coming which means it is time to start shopping! We thought we would help you out by giving you a few ideas for all of the RV Enthusiasts in your life.  Gifts Under $50 Camping helps us all relax and what better accessory to a relaxing evening than some of your favorite tunes! A portable speaker is the perfect way to add a little flair to your campfires. The best deal we found was the Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ Angle 3, originally $99, but on sale at Amazon for only $27.99! If you are looking for a wireless, outdoor bluetooth speaker, check out the APIE IPX6 for only $46.99. Another must-have while traveling in an RV is unbreakable drinkware! No matter your favorite drink, . . . Read more

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Holland State Park

Located between Lake Michigan and Lake Macatawa lies Holland State Park; a beautiful park that was named after the city just 4 miles to its north.  The park was acquired from the city of Holland in 1926 and has been used since for its magnificent beaches and campgrounds. Keeping the charm of the Dutch culture and architecture, you’ll find many buildings and landmarks that pay homage to the Dutch way of life throughout the park. Since the park is located between Lake Michigan and Lake Macatawa, there are two parts to the park. Each part has its own campground and offers beautiful views of sunrises and sunsets and is perfect for recreational . . . Read more

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Meet Michigan Series: Traverse City

When you’re trying to get off the beaten path there are few better states to get away from it all than Michigan. The Traverse City area is the largest producer of tart cherries in the United States. Near the time of cherry harvest, the city hosts the annual week-long National Cherry Festival in the first full week of July, attracting approximately 500,000 visitors annually. The surrounding countryside also produces grapes, and is one of the centers of wine production in the Midwest. Below you will find our recommendations for the best things to do on your travels through the city.  Brewery Ferment Located in the city’s Old Town district Ferment is an inviting, casual, neighborhood . . . Read more

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Mobile Homes for the Zombie Apocalypse

If you have an RV consider yourself ahead of the curve when the zombies arrive. With its ability to provide food, shelter and transportation a mobile home is quite possibly the safest place you could be when the world ends. Of course this will come as no surprise if you watch shows like The Walking Dead. During the entire first season and most of the second an RV served as the base of operations for the main characters and protected them from zombie hordes on numerous occasions.  Some zombie enthusiasts have gone the extra step actually built a mobile home that they believe can withstand such an event. One such vehicle was created by EcoRomer has 46 in. wheels and a diesel engine shared . . . Read more

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How To Make Money As A Full Time RVer

Ever feel like the only thing holding you back from hitting the road full time is the whole job thing? Ever wonder how people who aren’t retired can get away with living in an RV full time? Here are a few great job options that will make this dream a reality! Travel Nursing Many traveling nurses live in RVs. Travel nursing is a program that allows nurses to work out of hospitals all over the country for 3-4 months at a time. It provides a way for nurses to see the country while also finding work. As with most nursing professions, nurses work 3-4 12 hour shifts a week and have the remaining days off. Imagine living near a ski resort and playing on your off days, or living near a beach . . . Read more

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Winter Toys For Your Toyhauler

Just because there’s snow on the ground doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy it! Here in Michigan we plan to play hard in the snow. Looking for winter toys to store inside your toyhauler? Here are 5 toys that will have you wishing for snow all year long!     A&S RV How can you look at these toys and not want to give each one a test ride through some fresh powder? Don’t miss out on the fun! The first step you need to take is getting yourself a toyhauler. Come on down to A&S to check out our selection and let us help you find a toyhauler that’s for you! . . . Read more

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Auburn Hills, Michigan RV Dealer

#1 in Michigan RV Dealers Family owned and operated since 1960, A & S RV Center was founded in Rochester, Michigan, as a tiny office attached to a gas station, with a small display area and no indoor service bays. Almost fifty years later, the third generation is part of the business and the dealership has expanded to nearly 10 acres of outdoor display area with a state-of-the art indoor showroom, large service department with a dedicated reconditioning building, and a fully-stocked parts/accessories store. Thank you all very much for the wonderful service given to us. My husband drove from New Hampshire to purchase a new camper. It was the smoothest transaction. He arrived Saturday morning . . . Read more

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