Mike Wendland: A journalist travels North America in an RV

Monthly Archives: February 2013

RVing in the wintertime

We’re just back from a 1,100 mile RV trip that took us across Michigan’s Upper Peninsula – in the wintertime. We headquartered our trip in Marquette, where we got a…

Winter in the UP: It’s for the dogs

MARQUETTE, MI – Winter in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is not for warm weather sissies. In the town of Marquette, hard on the shore of Lake Superior, nearly 149 inches of…

A winter trip: Up to the UP

It’s a long way to Michigan’s UP… 450 miles from my house north of Detroit to Marquette, our destination for the big UP200 dog sled race this weekend. For me,…

Henry Ford’s 1937 House Car

This could be the first Type B motorhome ever – Henry Ford’s 1937 House Car. They supposedly only build a handful of these each year. This one is on a…