Motor Home Trip Series: Michigan

Located in the midst of the American Great Lakes, Michigan is often a destination for travelers in motor homes. There is plenty to do along the way to Michigan, and the choices certainly won’t decrease once you cross the state line.

With so much to do, let’s not waste any time. Here’s a look at some of the best options to make the most of your motor home trip to Michigan.

Manistee National Forest

Manistee National Forest is one of the most influential draws in the entire state of Michigan. With countless picturesque lakes, sand dunes and scenic drives, that the stretch as far as the eye can see, Manistee National Forest is truly a wonder that you must see for yourself. When driving your motor home, you can get to Manistee National Forest from I-196, or Highway 131. Once you are in Manistee, you’ll have everything that you need for an unforgettable vacation.

To make things easier on motor home drivers, Manistee National Forest has many parks located within close distance. Some of the top options to consider include:

●       Pere Marquette Oaks Park – One reason that so many people enjoy Pere Marquette Oaks Park is because of its great central location in Manistee National Forest.  Though it may take a bit more of a drive to get inside of the park that has over one million square acres of preserved land, you’ll be pleased that you won’t have to leave Pere Marquette Oaks Park to get anything that you may forget at home. Instead, you’ll find everything you need within reach of the campgrounds, making for a more enjoyable vacation.

●       Vacation Station Resort – The draw to Vacation Station Resort is the fact that it’s so closely located to Lake Michigan. Those who stay at Vacation Station Resort will be able to quickly access Manistee National Forest, or they can enjoy countless water sport activities on the lake.


Alcona Park

As Manistee National Forest is ideal for those that are on the west side of Michigan, Alcona Park might be better for those on the east. Alcoa Park is known for offering some of the best fishing in the entire state, as it’s right on Lake Huron. Along with miles of space for fishing, Alcona Park also offers campsites and hookups for your motor home. Some of the most reliable motor home parks include:

●       Oscoda KOA – Located right on Lake Huron, Oscoda Koa offers plenty of benefits that make it an ideal campground to park your motor home at. The staff is very friendly and there to help you, and there are also plenty of amenities located right on the campgrounds.

●       Rollways Campground – Rollways Campground is a great choice for those that want to stay right in the middle of Alcona Park. This campground is nice because even though it may not be located on Lake Huron, it is however right next to the Loud Dam Pond, which is a stream from the lake. Oftentimes, Rollways Campgrounds will be less busy than some of the other campgrounds in the area.

A trip to Michigan provides for some wonderful experiences that you won’t soon forget. As people choose to visit Michigan throughout the year, you’ll be sure to enjoy yourself on your motor home trip at one of the destinations listed here.

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