FLAGSTAFF A-FRAME CAMPER VIDEO DEMO

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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

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

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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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Trail Runner Video Walkthrough

Here is a video tour of the Trail Runner Trailer, so you can learn more about the features and options in this price competitive travel trailer line. Note the storage rack on the back, not something you see in very many trailers… This video is from the 2012 model, but the features and thought put […]

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How do I Care For My Fiberglass Travel Trailer?

If you own a travel trailer with a fiberglass exterior you will need to take care of it, so that the finish stays shiny and awesome for years to come.  Just like any automotive exterior, the finish and look can deteriorate with time.  We have all seen those dingy, chalky, dry and faded fiberglass trailers […]

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Protecting your Trailer From Critters

Mice, squirrels, raccoons, mountain goats, and hippopotamuses can all do major damage to the inside of your trailer while you aren’t looking.  They can build nests in the confines of your furnace where you cant see them, they can chew wires, they can destroy insulation, wood, bedding, and really anything they touch (or pee on). […]

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Introducing the New Cricket Camper

Cricket is a base camp for outdoor fun. lightweight and athletic, cricket is towable by many four-cylinder engines. with sleeping room for two adults and up to two children, cricket’s nasa-inspired design and integrated plumbing and electrical systems enable days off the grid. Built from sensible materials, cricket is affordable, aerodynamic, and rugged enough for […]

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Why Are Winter Leaks The Worst?

Wintertime in Michigan, or anywhere the snow flies for that matter, is one of the worst conditions for your trailer to sit in.  The combination of heat and cold, plus the snow and ice can create a perfect condition for a long-term leak that can cost you big. Things contract in the cold, and with […]

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What I Want Under the Tree: Globe Lights

We asked some of folks at Westland what they’d like under the tree this season. Krystal is not only a proud mom, but an avid camper besides. Here’s what she had to say: “Ever since the first time I saw these at a distributor show, I have loved the look of these lights.  They are […]

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What I Want Under the Tree: Explorer 2-Burner Stove

We asked some of folks at Westland what they’d like under the tree this season. Son of the owners Steve Rochette is not only a proud daddy, but an avid campground chef besides. Here’s what he had to say: “I almost never cook inside my camper, so I love having outside stove options.  I have […]

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What I Want Under the Tree: Pie Iron Storage Bag

We asked some of folks at Westland what they’d like under the tree this season. Son of the owners Kevin Rochette is not only a proud daddy, but an avid campground chef besides. Here’s what he had to say: “We all love to use our Pie Irons to make pizza pockets, pies, and paninis.  The […]

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What I Want Under the Tree: Tipsy Stix

We asked some of folks at Westland what they’d like under the tree this season. Owner Irene Rochette is not only a proud grandmother, but an avid camper besides. Here’s what she had to say: “I got one of these for my birthday in June, and I loved how stable they help my drinks. I’ve […]

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What I Want Under the Tree: X-Chocks

We asked some of folks at Westland Camping what they’d like under the tree this season. Owner Dave Rochette is not only a proud grandpa, but an avid camper besides. Here’s what he had to say: “If you’re used to the old plastic wheel chocks or bits of wood, the X-Chock looks like overkill. But […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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Why Doesn’t My RV Water Heater Work?

RV water heaters are fairly simple appliances.  they are basically a large metal bucket that has a burner chamber running through it, that when the water heater is… well… heating, the lp flame jets into the chamber and the water in the tank heats up. Fancier water heaters also run on 110v electric as well, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Video: Troubleshooting Your Schwintek Slide out

Sometimes problems can happen.  I know, it’s a shocker.  We want to help you be prepared in the unlikely event that you have a slide out problem while using the Schwintek slide out.  Unlike the traditional slide, there is no crank handle for overriding the controls, so here is a video on some troubleshooting tips […]

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