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One of the most common questions we get at the RV shows is whether or not the Hard-side trailers are hard to set up, so we decided to make a video showing you how easy it really is. For more about the Flagstaff Hard-side trailer line, click here! Check out a full list of standard […]

Flagstaff Hardside Campers Standard Features

The Flagstaff Hardside trailer is unique in it’s design in that it is pretty much fully loaded straight from the factory. When people come into the Dealership and start looking at these, they always ask what is optional on it, and are pretty shocked to find out that there really aren’t too many add-ons, this […]

Flagstaff Hardside is one of the most versatile campers on the market today

Flagstaff Hardside Trailers at Westland Camping Center

Ok, so you are looking for something small, and easily towed. But storage is important, and if you can fit it in your garage, then so much the better right? But the thought of taking a tent camper out into the woods for deer camp makes you cold to your bones, and having to set […]

Check out this interactive tour of Westland Camping

Tour the Real Camp David! (Its at Westland Camping…)

Come take a tour of our store, and let us know what you think!

Flagstaff 8529 IKBS

Incredible 3D virtual Tour of Flagstaff 8529 IKBS 5th wheel

Check out this interactive 3D virtual tour through our 8529 IKBS, Flagstaff’s newest and most luxurious 5th wheel yet.  Using Exclusive RVVUE technology you can “walk through” the whole unit, seeing every feature, and getting a real sense of the unit, and the space available.  This is a tour of the actual unit in stock, […]

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Fall Camping, Best time of the Year

As the Summer starts to wind down, and the breeze kicks up, a lot of people start to think about packing up their rigs and thinking about winter storage.  But for me, this is one of the best times to get out and enjoy the great outdoors.  So please, take a few minutes to consider what […]

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RV Tailgating with Cruise America: Who Needs the Game?

Tailgating has become a sport onto itself; you don’t even need tickets to the game to have a great time! Cruise America motor homes have a microwave, oven, refrigerator, cupboard space, and a place to sit inside if the weather doesn’t cooperate. They also have a bathroom, and enough outside storage to bring all of […]


Will I Pay Sales Tax On My Trade-In RV?

Tax break for Michigan recreation vehicle buyers Starting in 2014, Michigan recreation vehicle (RV) buyers will see a tax break when trading in an older vehicle to purchase a new recreation vehicle from a licensed Michigan RV dealer. The House and Senate passed a bill on Tuesday, November 4, 2013 that would end the charging […]

How Can I get The Most Out Of My Trade-In?

Trading in your old trailer towards a new one is as expected as the Sun Coming up in the morning.  Basically, you are using your old trailer as currency towards the purchase of a new one.  The question we have to ask ourselves is how to maximize the currency of that trade-in.

If You Don’t Have A Flagstaff Travel Trailer, The Zombies Will Eat You.

As you know, Westland Camping Center is the official RV Dealership of the Zombie Apocalypse.  For years, we have been working tirelessly to keep you and your family safe from the Zombies.  We have been studying the various brands and options available in great detail, and although any travel trailer is better than nothing, our […]

Spring Into Camping At Westland Camping

Spring Into Camping!

This Winter has been Hard.  Brutal.  Unrelenting.  Cold.  If it hasn’t been actively dumping record amounts of snowfall, it has been too cold to go outside, and when you were outside, you were shoveling; and then getting back inside before your eyes froze.  This can lead to a serious case of cabin fever.  We can […]

First Aid Supplies to Have On Hand

March is Red Cross Month

March is Red Cross Month, a good time to think about preparedness for camping! Here is a little history: “Red Cross disaster response goes all the way back to Clara Barton and the beginning of the American Red Cross. The first disaster response was in 1881 when a forest fire in Michigan burned through a […]

Westland Camping Campground Spotlight: South Higgins Lake State Park

Westland Camping Campground Spotlight: South Higgins Lake State Park

Higgins Lake is a large lake in norther lower Michigan, and has two separate State Parks  attached to it, North and South Higgins Lake State Parks (Surprise!) This article is specifically talking about the South Park, and contains a ton of material from their website, which will have a link below: South Higgins State Park […]

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The History of Forest River

In July 2013, Forest River became the largest RV manufacturing company in the US, and therefore the whole wide world.  This is not a small accomplishment, and congratulations to them.  It takes a lot of help from the individual brands like Flagstaff and Sabre; as well as help from their dealers, such as Westland Camping […]

Westland Camping Spotlights Tee Pee Campground

Westland Camping Campground Spotlight: Tee Pee Campground

Westland Camping Center isn’t just an RV dealership, we are campers ourselves and want to make sure that you know all of the options available to you when you are planning your family time this year.  The Tee Pee campground is a great place not too far away, but with so much to do around […]

Westland Camping Family Vacation to the Platte River

Family Camping Memories Should Be Recorded And Shared

Westland Camping Family Vacation to the Platte River Westland Camping Center is not just any RV dealership.  We are a family that has camped together forever, and continue to do so today.  We don’t just sell Travel trailers, 5th Wheels and Pop-up Campers, we take them out and use them.  We got into this industry […]

How Do I Buy A Trailer At An RV Show?

With the big February RV show right around the corner, I thought it would be a good idea to give some advice to anyone who is planning to shop for or purchase their next trailer at the show.  Instead of me giving advice, I decided to ask some folks on the inter-webs who have bought […]

Westland Camping Center Campground Spotlight: Pinckney Recreation Area

Westland Camping Campground Spotlight: Pinckney Recreation Area

Pinckney State Recreation Area is a Michigan state recreation area in Dexter, Sylvan and Lyndon Townships, Washtenaw County and Putnam and Unadilla Townships, Livingston County in the U.S. state of Michigan. Pinckney Recreation Area is a paradise for backpackers, mountain bikers, anglers and other recreation enthusiasts. Pinckney is known for its extensive trail system and […]

Waterloo Recreational Area

Located between Ann Arbor and Jackson, Waterloo Recreation Area is the largest park in the Lower Peninsula. At more than 20,000 acres, the park boasts two modern campgrounds, a rustic campground, an equestrian campground, a swimming beach, several picnic sites, 11 excellent fishing lakes, eight boat launches, 12 miles of interpretive nature trails, 47 miles […]

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How The Walking Dead Got It Wrong.

If pop culture and television have taught me anything, it’s taught me that the zombies are coming, and we should be prepared.  That’s why Westland Camping  is dedicated to keeping you safe during the Zombie Apocalypse.  Westland camping is the official RV dealership of the zombie apocalypse.

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Campground Review: Peterson Bridge, Manistee National Forest

I want to introduce you to a small campground in the Manistee National Forest named Peterson Bridge.  The Manistee National Forest is located on the western side of Michigan, and runs about the entire pinky finger area of the mitten.  South of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, the Manistee National Forest is an inland forest, […]

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Taking Care of your RV Rubber Roof

One of the most common questions I get almost every day, is “how often do I need to re-caulk my roof?”  My answer is almost always the same: If you need to ask, it’s probably time. Most manufacturers recommend at least checking your roof every three months.  It helps to use a good Rubber Roof […]

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47th Annual Detroit Camper & RV Show

Title: 47th Annual Detroit Camper & RV Show Location: Suburban Collection Showplace Link out: Click here Description: This is the premier RV show in Michigan, drawing from Ohio, Indiana, and places beyond for great deals on RV’s! We will be keeping people updated with what Westland Camping Center will be offering as the show draws […]


Winter Cover For Your RV

One of the most common questions we get asked by customers this time of year has to do with whether or not to cover their trailer during winter or long term storage (a few months or more).  The answer is yes, you should.  Also, what kind of cover would be the best?  Well, I’ll give […]

Bad Caulking

Westland Camping Service Tip Video- Checking Your Trailer for Water Damage

This time of year, it is important to do a thorough checkout of your RV for loose or damages seals, as well as the rest of the things you need to do to fully winterize your trailer.  No matter if it is a 5th wheel, travel trailer of a pop up camper.  These items are […]

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