Feb22

5 Minnesota Summer Family Adventures

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Check out these Awesome Vacation Destinations, and Get Yourself to MN this Summer!

5 Minnesota Summer Family Adventures

Let’s face it, Minnesota is one of the most underrated vacation destinations in the U.S. In the winter, people think ice and snow, and in the summer, humidity and mosquitoes. Luckily, that couldn’t be further from the case. Minnesota is full of awesome family adventures throughout the state, and offers a wide variety of terrain and climate so you can find activities for everyone. This week, we’re going to take a look at 5 awesome destinations for you to check out in Minnesota this summer.

Feb16

4 Reasons Ham Lake Resort Should Be On Your Must Visit List!

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Ham Lake Resort is Midwest Outdoor Resort’s Newest Location, Opening May 1st for the Season!

4 Reasons Ham Lake Resort Should Be On Your Must Visit List!

Have you heard?!?! If you haven’t, we’re excited to announce that Midwest Outdoor Resorts is opening an awesome new vacation spot this May in Ham Lake, MN! This week, we’re going to give you a sneak peak at some fun things we’ll be offering at our Ham Lake Resort. Ham Lake is located 30 minutes north of the Twin Cities, making it a perfect weekend getaway spot. Let’s take a look at some fun things that will be going on at our newest resort this camping season!

 

Feb09

Affordable and Off the Beaten Path Midwest Family Vacations

Traveling The Midwest Has Never Been This Fun!

Affordable and Off the Beaten Path Midwest Family Vacations

Maybe you and your family have already done Disney, Yellowstone, the Rocky Mountains, etc. While spectacular, you know how expensive and crowded those destinations can be. Perhaps like us, you’re a little quirky and like to explore new and off-the-beaten path regions. This week, we’re going to give you five up-and-coming areas in the Midwest to check out. These places will be less crowded than your normal tourist stops, yet still offer a lot of fun for the entire family. Read on!

Jan31

7 Camping Gadgets that will make your Summer a Breeze!

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Fun and Useful Gadgets for your next Camping Trip

7 Camping Gadgets that will make your Summer a Breeze!

If you’re anything like us, you’re ready for warm weather, sunshine and camping season! Fortunately, it’s not that far away. This week, we’re going to give you 7 awesome new tent camping gadgets that you’ll want to take into the wilderness with you this summer. From espresso makers to survival tools, these gadgets will definitely make your life in the forest a lot easier. Read on!

 

Jan26

Fun Family Board Games For Vacations

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Our Favorite Board Games to play with the Family

Fun Family Board Games For Vacations

If you’ve ever gone on a long road trip with the family, or have been stuck inside when the weather isn’t cooperating, you know you need something to do. Bringing along games is a great way to add fun to any vacation. Of course, old staples like a deck of cards give you a lot of different options, but we’re going to focus on some fun newer games you can play with the whole fam. Read on to find some of our favorites!

Jan22

Staying Fit On the Road

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Workout Tips on the Road

Staying Fit On the Road

Getting in shape is tough enough at home. On the road, it’s even tougher. Whether you’re on a vacation, business trip, or loving life in the RV, staying in shape while travelling can be challenging. Normal routines get thrown out the window and there are temptations at every off-ramp. This week, we’re going to give you some tips and tricks to stay healthy while you’re off the beaten path.

Jan15

Our Tips to Help You Start Saving to Take That Disney Vacation

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Make Your Family’s Disney Vacation Dreams a Reality with a little bit of planning and a lot of saving!

Our Tips to Help You Start Saving to Take That Disney Vacation

Start Saving to Take a Disney Vacation

Every family should have the chance to take a Disney vacation at least once. This week, we’re going to give you some tips so you can save up and take that trip your kids always dream about. Disney offers some great discounts that you can take advantage of, and regardless of your budget, it’s always a good idea to save some extra coin. Read on to find ways to make your way to the land of Mickey!

Jan05

2017 Year In Review + Our 1 New Year’s Resolution

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It was an incredible year here at Midwest Outdoor Resorts, let’s take a look at a few of our favorite adventures from 2017

2017 Year In Review + Our 1 New Year’s Resolution

Happy New Year MOR patrons! We’re glad to be back and are looking forward to an awesome 2018! This week, we’re going to recap some of the new events and exciting happenings that took place throughout our resorts last year, and give you our #1 resolution for 2018. We had a lot of fun in 2017, so let’s recap:

Dec28

Best Ways to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

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Don’t just kick it to the curb, there are many easy eco-friendly ways to recycle your tree this year!

Best Ways to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Here’s to hoping you made it through the holidays with your sanity intact! Now that Yuletide is behind us, we’re going to offer some tips on the thankless job of getting rid of your Christmas tree. You don’t have to just throw it on the curb or try to stuff it into a dumpster. There are multiple ways to put your beautiful tree to good use. Read on to dispose of your tree without clogging up the landfill!

 

Dec22

Our Favorite Christmas Movies

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Our Picks for the Most Festive Holiday Movies Around!

Our Favorite Christmas Movies

It has long been a Hollywood staple to release some of the biggest blockbusters over the holiday season, and for good reason. People are off work, kids are off school, and there is plenty of movie merchandise to be sold. This week, we’re going to take a look at some of the holiday movies that have stood the test of time. There’s nothing better than cuddling up around the fire and watching a great Christmas flick with the family, and while there are plenty to choose from, only a select few will make our list. Enjoy!

Dec18

Healthy Holiday Snacks For the Whole Family

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Delicious can also mean nutritious this Holiday Season!

Healthy Holiday Snacks For the Whole Family

If there’s ever a time of year we could use some healthy snacks, it’s now. With Thanksgiving, Christmas, plenty of parties and all kinds of other festivities, it’s easy to go overboard on the fat and sugar. This week, we’re going to give you a few tips and recipes to jump start your healthy-eating habits heading into the New Year. Read on to find some simple and delicious recipes the whole family will enjoy!

Dec07

Holiday Road Trip Playlist

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Help pass the hours on your family Christmas Road Trip with these Holly Jolly Favorites!

Holiday Road Trip Playlist

We’re here to spread the cheer! If you’re traveling on the road this holiday season, you need something to occupy the time. This week we’re going to give you our favorite road trip holiday playlist, filled with songs everyone in your family will enjoy. If you don’t want to drive each other crazy in the car, read on!

Nov30

Our Favorite Camping Themed Stocking Stuffers This Christmas Season

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Have an outdoor lover in your life? Check out our favorite camping themed stocking stuffer ideas.

Our Favorite Camping Themed Stocking Stuffers This Christmas Season

Here’s to hoping you had a fantastic Thanksgiving! We’re back this week to give you some gift ideas for the outdoorsy folks in your life. Camping stocking stuffers are useful presents that won’t break the bank. Sometimes, thinking small with your gifts can be very meaningful! Read on to find some great stocking stuffers for the campers you love.

Nov21

4 Things We are Thankful For This Holiday Season!

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This Time of Year it’s Important to Remember What Really Matters. Check Out 4 things we are Thankful for this Thanksgiving!

4 Things We are Thankful For This Holiday Season!

It’s hard to believe we’ve already hit Thanksgiving 2017. The year has flown by once again, and we’re looking forward to some good food and family time. Since it’s a short week, this will be a short post, but we just wanted to show our appreciation and list a few things we’re thankful for here at Midwest Outdoor Resorts.

Nov16

Holiday Travel Survival Guide

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Our Best Tips for Making the Most out of your Holiday Travel this year!

Holiday Travel Survival Guide

There’s a reason the quickly-approaching season is considered the most stressful time of year. You’ve got gifts to buy, planes to catch, in-laws to deal with, etc. While you appreciate and enjoy the holiday itself, planning your vacation (hopefully you can call it that) can give you undue anxiety and ruin your trip before it’s even begun. This week, we’re going to give you some tips on how to survive holiday travel. Read on to find some useful ways to prioritize so you don’t lose your holiday cheer!

Nov10

5 Reasons Why Midwest Outdoor Resort's Member Services Team Rocks!

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Customer Service is our #1 Priority

5 Reasons Why Midwest Outdoor Resort's Member Services Team Rocks!

So you’re trying to get through to a certain customer service, and you’re asked to press a million different buttons to get to the correct “department.” When you finally do, you’re placed on hold for 15 minutes while they “look up your information.” Then you find out you weren’t in the right department at all, so you’re placed on hold again while you wait. When someone finally answers, they’re not able to help.

Nov02

A Beginners Guide To Midwest Outdoor Resorts

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Ever wondered what this whole Membership Camping thing is about? Check out our beginners guide to Midwest Outdoor Resorts!

A Beginners Guide To Midwest Outdoor Resorts

A Beginner’s Guide to Midwest Outdoor Resorts

To those who haven’t read this blog before, welcome! We go over a large variety of topics here, everything from winterizing your RV to camping recipes to travel apps. This week, we’re going to give you a little introduction into what we do here at Midwest Outdoor Resorts (MOR), so you can get an idea of what we offer and what our company entails.

Oct27

2017’s Best Travel Planning Apps

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Try these High-Tech Planning Tools To Make Your Next Vacation As Smooth As Possible!

2017’s Best Travel Planning Apps

Technology is great isn’t it? An estimated 95% of Americans now own cell phones, and 77% own smartphones. That number is up from 35% in a study conducted in 2011, and the number will only continue to rise. With the smartphone explosion has come a staggering amount of travel conveniences, including being able to find airfare, travel deals and places to stay no matter where you are. This week, we’re going to take a look at some fantastic apps to help you plan and organize your next vacation. Take a look and let us know if you have any personal favorites!

Oct20

7 Easy DIY Costume Ideas This Halloween!

Try these easy and fun DIY costumes to save a buck and have fun!

7 Easy DIY Costume Ideas This Halloween!

So, maybe you’re not the person who wants to spend $100+ on a Halloween costume this year. Maybe you don’t like dressing up. Maybe you just completely forgot Halloween was next weekend. Don’t fear! We’re here to help you find some easy and affordable DIY Halloween costumes that can be thrown together in a snap. We’re guessing you have plenty of old clothes, makeup and other items around the house that will allow you to enter that costume party without breaking the bank.

Oct12

5 Best Midwestern ATV Trails

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Try these exciting and fun ATV trails with a Midwestern twist

5 Best Midwestern ATV Trails

It’s fall, which means it’s a great time to hit the trail! There’s not a better time of year to go wheeling, as the weather is cool and the colors are spectacular. If you’re in the Midwest, there are plenty of great ATV trails to check out. Read on to see if any of these fit your eye, and be sure to leave your favorite trails in the comments below!

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