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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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Survival Guide For Winter Camping in Michigan

Did you know that a human is able to survive without food for 3 weeks? Without water for 3 days? Without body heat for 3 hours? You’re capable of much more than you give yourself credit. Have you ever considered braving the Michigan weather for a camping excursion? Here’s a survival guide that will help you weather the storm in the northland. Before you begin your trip, ask yourself if you have what you need to CAMP.   Clothing to keep you warm It’s no secret that it’s frigid in Michigan during the winter months. However, winter camping has its perks: no bugs, fewer crowds, and no sleepless nights tossing and turning on a sweat-soaked sleeping bag. If you are planning . . . Read more

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Michigan Fall Activities

It’s officially fall. Which means pumpkin spice lattes, crisp air and the color change of the leaves. If you’re a Michigan native, then you know there is no better place to see the dynamic colors of the forestry lining the Michigan roads. If you truly want to experience the feeling of autumn, then here are some places to visit that will get you in the fall spirit.  Blake Farms Cider Mill  Join in the festivities at Blake Farms Cider Mill located in Armada, Michigan. During the month of September and October you can enjoy the many fall filled activities they have to offer. Have fun with the family driving out to the orchard to pick your favorite fresh fruits and vegetables . . . Read more

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2015 Annual Michigan State Fair

It's State Fair Season! The end of summer is upon us and with that comes the start of the annual Michigan State Fair! The big fair starts tomorrow and runs from September 4th to September 7th. If you haven’t made plans for Labor Day weekend yet, pack up the RV and take your family to the Michigan State Fair! There will be plenty of fun, food, music and activities throughout this three day event. If you’re looking to have some fun this weekend check out the events going on at the Michigan State Fair. Animals The Michigan state fair is definitely not lacking in the animal exhibits. For all you animal lovers out there, be sure to stop by the Equestrian Pavilion, the most popular tradition . . . Read more

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Do It Yourself RV Hummingbird Feeder

Make your own Hummingbird feeder Did you know that there are five species of hummingbirds found in the state of Michigan? The five species are the Ruby-throated, Rufous, Broad-billed, Green Violet-ear, and the White-eared.  The Ruby-throated species of hummingbird is native to the area and will arrive usually around the first week of May and most will leave towards the end of September. Where as the Broad-billed hummingbirds arrive in July and leave in December. So if you like bird watching and especially those of the hummingbird species, then we have a great Do-It-Yourself RV hummingbird feeder that you should try! If you haven’t already notice this, hummingbird feeders generally . . . Read more

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Michigan Firework Shows for the Fourth of July

Fourth of July is almost here! We’re only a few days away from the annual Fourth of July celebration. Get out your sparklers and watch the night sky light up with your friends and family. If you haven’t decided where you will be this year we’ve put together a list of firework shows that will be going on near the Midland and Auburn Hills, Michigan area. Don’t miss out on a good show because you aren’t sure where to go! Check out these fireworks shows in your area. Midland Fourth of July Celebration When: July 4th, 2015Where: Chippewasse Park in Midland, MI Join Midland parks and recreation for a celebration full of music, food and fireworks! Starting at 5:30 pm there . . . Read more

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Top 10 Travel Apps You Didn’t Know You Needed

There's an App for That Most of us are attached to our smart phones. We rarely won’t have them within two feet of us at all times. This is why we have compiled a list of the top 10 free travel apps for RVers. You can make your life simple by using mobile apps during your travel. With so many apps available today, there is no reason to not take advantage of the technology on your phone or tablet. You can use these apps to find places to camp, park, cheapest places to get gas and so much more. Take a look at these 10 great apps we found that are sure to assist you in your travels. 1. Google Navigation/Maps This is probably one of the most important apps you can have on your phone. It’s . . . Read more

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