Journalist Covering The RV Lifestyle Heads To The FMCA Family Reunion and Motorhome Showcase

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Mike Wendland, an Emmy award-winning journalist, is heading to Gillette, Wyoming to cover the FMCA Family Reunion and Motorhome Showcase.


Popular RV lifestyle blogger Mike Wendland will be covering the Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) 88th Family Reunion and Motorhome Showcase, June 19 to 22, 2013, at CAM-PLEX in Gillette, Wyoming.

The gathering in Gillette will help to celebrate the FMCA’s 50th birthday celebration. Originally, the FMCA was founded in July of 1963 by a group of “house car” owners who gathered in Hinckley, Maine.

"This is one of the premiere events of it's kind," said Wendland, who is blogging his way west from his Michigan home with his wife, Jennifer, who often appears with him in his travel videos. "This is where you learn the latest trend in recreational vehicles."

The event will celebrate the history of the FMCA by showcasing scores of memorabilia from that highlight the 50-year history of the world’s largest motorhome organization.

There will be many other entertaining and educational events for the attendees at the gathering. Just of few of the many events include:

  •     Pancake breakfast
  •     Golf outing
  •     Movie night
  •     Live music
  •     Educational seminars
  •     Motorhome exhibits
  •     Vendor booths offering the greatest RV accessories and camping supplies
  •     Free Wi-Fi and much more!

Gillette is a great location for RVers as there are national treasures nearby to visit including Devils Tower National Monument, Mount Rushmore and Yellowstone National Park. To learn more about area attractions and places to see, visit the Wyoming State Travel Web site.

Some 8,000 RVers from across the U.S. and Canada are expected. "For a lot of RV owners, traveling North America and seeing things through the windshield of an RV is at the top of their bucket lists," says Wendland.

The Wendlands are traveling in a new 24-foot long eco-friendly eTrek, built by Roadtrek Motorhomes of Kitchener, ON, Canada. It has solar power and generates its own electricity with all the amenities of home. was started by veteran journalist Mike Wendland over a year ago, The RV lifestyle blog is dedicated to discovering interesting people and places across North America and features travel information that concentrates on the fun and adventure of RVing in Class B motorhomes, one of the fastest-selling types of recreational vehicles in the booming RV industry.

Mike is a veteran journalist who, with his wife, Jennifer, and Norweigian Elkhound, Tai, travels North America in a Type B motorhome, blogging about the people, places, joys and frustrations of RV life on the road. He is a proud member (F426141) and the official on-the-road reporter for the Family Motor Coach Association. a columnist with Family Motor Coaching Magazine and his Roadtreking reports appear in numerous newspapers and publications. He enjoys camping (obviously), hiking, biking, fitness, photography, video editing and all things dealing with technology. His PC MIke TV reports, on personal technology are distributed weekly to all 215 NBC-TV stations.

For interviews, contact Mike Wendland by phone at 248-895-2786 on email at

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