Reviews

1up USA Bike Rack – Is it still the best bike rack out there?

By Mark Deering / December 1, 2021 / Comments Off on 1up USA Bike Rack – Is it still the best bike rack out there?

In our opinion, YES! Checkout our in-depth review! Shopping for 1up USA Bike Rack look here: Amazon 1UP USA Bike Rack

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Thule Motion XT XL | Review and Install

By Mark Deering / December 1, 2021 / Comments Off on Thule Motion XT XL | Review and Install

Running out of space in your car like me? Tired of looking like a bomb went off in your car with gear! I opted for this Thule Motion XT XL Rooftop cargo carrier. Watch as I show how easy to mount and give you my opinion of first weekends use! Subscribe for more Adventure Gear…

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Iceman Cometh Expo | Vandoit

By Mark Deering / November 9, 2021 / Comments Off on Iceman Cometh Expo | Vandoit

How awesome is it that we were right next to Vandoit during the expo? Very awesome. We have one of their “DO” vans on order, so we’ve been talking with their Michigan rep, Kurt, for a few months now. So it was fun to interview him and take a tour through their “LIV” model. Vandoit…

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Fall Adventures at Apple Orchards!

By Katy Wolffis / October 7, 2021 / Comments Off on Fall Adventures at Apple Orchards!

Fall season is for apple orchards! We went and visited 6 different orchards around the Grand Rapids area! If you’re looking for an orchard to visit this fall, we highly recommend one of these!     Moelker Orchards: Tucked away on the Northwest side of Grand Rapids, this orchard has u-pick apples and pumpkins, donuts,…

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Bring Coffee on Your Adventures!

By Katy Wolffis / September 14, 2021 / Comments Off on Bring Coffee on Your Adventures!

Need a little coffee with your adventure? We have you covered! Whether you like a pour over, aeropress, French press, or percolator, our recommended coffee makers will give you that caffeine boost wherever you go! GSI Outdoors Ultralight Java Drip Coffee Maker:¬†This pour over is so simple to use. Simply clip it to a mug,…

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Winnebago Ekko | Perfect for Adventures?

By Mark Deering / August 12, 2021 / Comments Off on Winnebago Ekko | Perfect for Adventures?

The Winnebago Ekko is a first of its kind in the USA! This unit is build for off road, overlanding, off grid, self-contained use! Not to mention AWD Ford Transit with the 3.5 Eco boost engine. This unit has thick walls and all the plumbing is out of the elements so you can use it…

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Get Wet and Cool Down in Grand Rapids

By Katy Wolffis / August 11, 2021 / Comments Off on Get Wet and Cool Down in Grand Rapids

This hot and humid wave has us reaching for every fan in sight and basking in front of our AC units. But if you have kids that just need to get out and play, the next best thing is enjoying some water play time! Thankfully, there are a ton of parks in Grand Rapids that…

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Mosquito Creek Trail | NEW TRAIL! Saints’ Loop!

By Mark Deering / June 21, 2021 / Comments Off on Mosquito Creek Trail | NEW TRAIL! Saints’ Loop!

The Adventure team went out and explored the brand new trail the day it opened! Check out the preview! MOSQUITO CREEK TRAIL WEBSITE

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A Childhood Dream Road Trip | Assateague and Chincoteague Islands

By Katy Wolffis / June 10, 2021 / Comments Off on A Childhood Dream Road Trip | Assateague and Chincoteague Islands

When I opened up my birthday present in December, I never expected that part of my present would be a family road trip to a place I’ve wanted to go to since I was 10, Chincoteague and Assateague Islands. I fell in love with the book Misty of Chincoteague when I was young and have…

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Kayaking the White River in Montague Michigan

By Mark Deering / June 6, 2021 / Comments Off on Kayaking the White River in Montague Michigan

White River is one of our favorites close to Grand Rapids for a quick commute. We launched at Kops Road and took out at White River RV Park. Our family has a seasonal there. Not sure the fee or access without camping there. Great 2ish + hour float! As you can tell by the video,…

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