I found a great place to store The Dutchess indefinitely in Albuquerque at: A Class RV Storage 5124 2nd Street Northwest Albuquerque, NM 87107 (505) 400-7260 www.aclassrvstorage.com I decided I would cover the top of trailer best I could and bought a tarp at Walmart along with some anti freeze that was safe to put [...]
Corn Palace 603 North Main Street Mitchell, SD 57301-1945 (605) 996-1191 www.cornpalace.com Feeding my corn addiction I made a point to stop at the Mitchell Corn Palace. More of an events center than a mecca of corn, the entire outside is covered in corn products. Inside are corn murals and and a stage that hosts [...]
Memorial Park Campgroun, Washburn WI Here was my site, #36 at the campground, right on the lake. The people were just pulling out as I was pulling in and I was helped out by the temporary host Linda to get into the spot. I really liked it at the campground. The view of Lake Superior [...]
After my first night I continued the drive up to Michigamme and oh course has to stop for some Jilberts Ice Cream. This ice cream is some of the best I have ever tasted. I look forward to it on every trip to the UP. They vary flavors and my top three favorites are Mint [...]
Tiki RV Park 200 South Airport Road St Ignace, MI 49781 (906) 643-7808 After getting the hitch put on the Xterra and getting everything ready on the Dutchess, I was off to my first RV Park. Here I am at the entrance: Here is view from the campground of Lake Michigan. A view of my [...]
Once the papers were signed with my trusty Solar pen, given to me by my mentor, Mr. Backes, the 2000 Dutchmen Travel Trailer was mine! I picked her up this morning in Grand Rapids, Michigan and write from Tiki RV Park and Camp Ground in St. Ignace, Michigan, just a few miles from
Before I found The Dutchmen (Pictured Below), I looked at about 40 trailers at various places around Illinois and Michigan. Along the way I met some great people, here is Linda who ran Willow Plaza coin laundry, we talked about her sons, the Michigan winters. She had only left her hometown once, it really made [...]
I found my first RV! Here she is: And the video tour: Other than a few minor cosmetic things, the trailer is in great shape and ready to go. More to come in future posts, this is just a first look.