A Tale of Two Parks

A Tale of Two Parks

Continuing our trek north I must tell the tale of 2 very different park experiences. As I've mentioned, traveling during the summer months presents challenges finding spots. Thus far we like sticking to state parks over private campgrounds mostly due to costs. I have yet to check availability at other types of campgrounds but my [...]

Our First “Boondockers Welcome” Site – Edmore, MI

Our First “Boondockers Welcome” Site – Edmore, MI

After leaving Ionia SRA we needed a spot for the weekend as all of the nearby state parks were booked. I signed up for a membership with Boondockerswelcome.com to begin my search while at Ionia SRA. A quick explanation. The website Boondockers Welcome is all about connecting property owners with people traveling via a self [...]

Ionia State Recreation Area – Ionia, MI + Car Trade

Ionia State Recreation Area – Ionia, MI + Car Trade

Our first official Michigan park since we started this full time RV adventure. After leaving Shane's family's house we trekked north about 2 hours to Ionia SRA. You might be wondering how we picked our first stop. Simply, campsite availability. The coastal parks are all booked up so we headed up the middle of the [...]

New parking, pets, total solar eclipse, and flowers – August Recap

New parking, pets, total solar eclipse, and flowers – August Recap

The month of August was a whirlwind and suddenly it's gone.  Hello September, when did you arrive? Shane was busy at the beginning of the month spreading gravel for the new parking area.  The Miatas have been multiplying out here!  (Business is great, a good problem to have.) Justice came to visit (the kid's dog).  Josie [...]