Mike Wendland

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A Day in the Life of a Roadtrek

On June 22, 2013 – at sunset local time from coast to coast, across the U.S., into Canada, as far north as Alaska – 19 different Roadtrek owners took a…

An RV Trip to Devils Tower

If you thought you saw Devils Tower in the movie Close Encounters of the Third Kind, you haven’t seen Devils Tower. It’s much more impressive, even without the Hollywood special…

An RV boom town in a Western Boom Town

Gillette, Wyoming is a certified American boom town. It’s 30,000 residents have grown by a whopping 48% in the past decade as this western city has become the nation’s self-declared…

A South Dakota bugout

Last night in Iowa, I was complaining abut the gnats. Tonight in South Dakota, it’s the Frankenbugs. The bugs have only gotten bigger as we’ve moved west Honestly, I dont…

Dag nab dem gnats

I could kick myself. If I wasn’t so busy swatting gnats, I would. Come to think of it, Jennifer will probably do the kicking herself. That’s because I forgot to…

Adding Points of Interest to your GPS

RVers love their GPS units. Can you imagine traveling without one? But do you know that many of today’s most popular units can be customized to show the special places you are…

KOA rebranding of campgrounds underway

Kampgrounds Of America’s rebranding of its campgrounds based on their features and amenities has kicked off with the Billings, Montana KOA Campground, which officially becomes the Billings KOA Holiday Campground. The change is the…

Pet Dangers: Ticks and Snakes

With more and more RVers heading to the great outdoors this time of year, it’s time to sound two warnings. Depending on where you are, it’s now either snake season…

Every RVer has a bucket list

We all have places we want to see, to explore and experience. A bucket list. At the 40th Anniversary rally of Roadtrek Motorhomes in Branson, MO, no matter how experienced…