5 Perfect Reasons to Camp This Summer


There are few summertime activities that are as iconic as camping. The thoughts of the  smell of an open campfire, the beautiful noises of mother nature, and stargazing into the vast night sky are enough to get us packing our bags. There are countless reasons why camping is a great summer vacation, but here are five that really seal the deal for us:

Unplug from technology

It’s not a shocking statement to say that most people rely on their phones, tablets, smart watches, laptops, etc. to make it through their day. The world has become so connected now that seemingly everything we do is associated with technology. Despite all the wonders that technology provides us, it can be relaxing to go off the grid for a long weekend or a week and enjoy the great outdoors.

Learn new outdoor skills

Camping provides the opportunity for people to branch out and explore new skills they never knew they had. You might know how to cook the perfect dinner at home, but can you catch a fish and grill it over charcoal? From catching fish, to pitching tents or crafting the perfect s’more, there are plenty of outdoor skills for you and your family to perfect.

Discover new places

Michigan is a great place to live and camping lets you explore everything the great state has to offer. There are countless lakes, rivers, forests, and parks for you and your family to enjoy. Michigan has a camping destination for everyone, so get out there and explore!

The weather outside is NOT frightful

Michigan can be brutal during the winter. Snow, ice, frigid temperatures, and bad driving conditions are something that Michiganders know all too well. In the seemingly few months we have of beautiful weather, it is important that we take advantage of it before we experience frostbite again. Camping is the perfect way to ensure that you and your get the most out of summer before you have to bundle up for the winter.

Make new memories

Camping offers something for everyone and is enjoyed most when done with families and friends. Hanging around a campfire, swimming in a lake, or even sleeping in a tent can guarantee quality time with those most important to you. There’s just nothing as unique as camping during the summer in Michigan.

Looking to book a site? Check out one of the links below to help you plan!

Pure Michigan

St. Clair RV Resort

Horseshoe Lake Campground & RV Park

Detroit Greenfield RV Park