Cristel Mohrman

Cristel Mohrman

Cristel manages renters, condo and power sports content for The Allstate Blog and Allstate.com's Tools & Resources section.

Stories by Cristel Mohrman

10 Inland Lake Boating and Fishing Destinations

Sep 01, 2014

When you think about boating destinations, certain places will understandably come to mind — Florida, New England, the Pacific Northwest, even the Great Lakes. But some of the country’s best boating and fishing spots are other inland lakes, easily accessible from major population centers and offering sheltered waters, countless miles of shoreline, and myriad attractions. Inland […]

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Move-Over Laws Can Help Pave the Right of Way for Emergency Responders

Aug 28, 2014

Labor Day is approaching, and with the long weekend often comes holiday traffic. To help ensure safety, it is important to remember to follow the rules of the road not only for your protection, but for others as well. In addition to requiring drivers to yield to approaching emergency vehicles with activated sirens, most states also […]

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Charge into Denver’s Hills on Your ATV

Aug 28, 2014

Colorado has thousands of miles of trails open to ATVs, according to the Colorado Tourism Office. Grab your helmet, your ATV and a picnic lunch to experience the best Colorado rides through this slideshow showcasing some of the state’s sweetest off-road tracks.

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How to Modify Your Towable RV for Backwoods Roads

Aug 07, 2014

Recreational vehicles are great for RV resorts, developed campgrounds and highways. But if you want to explore some of Colorado’s more remote areas, and you have a towable RV, you may need to consider a retrofit or two. Towable RVs include a pop-up, travel trailer, toy hauler or fifth wheel (the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association […]

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10 Must-See Places on the Las Vegas Strip

Aug 07, 2014

Conde Nast Traveler describes Las Vegas as a “…glitzy, brash, opulent…” place filled with grand structures, classy establishments and theme hotels and parks. These attractions often make locals frequent hosts to visiting friends and relatives. Since touring the city typically involves checking out the Las Vegas Strip, here are some of the tourist staples worth visiting on […]

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Tool Time: How to Care for Your Most Important Yard Tools

Aug 01, 2014

Take care of your tools, and they’ll take care of you. That’s solid advice if you consider that well-maintained tools can make outdoor tasks easier (just try slicing through tough sod with a dull shovel). By extending their life of service, carefully preserved yard tools can save you money, too. Here are some basic tool-care […]

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Fun in the Sun: 7 Water Recreation Getaways Near Atlanta

Jul 31, 2014

If it’s too warm for you this summer in “Hotlanta” it may be time to bring out the boat or fishing rods for some fun on the water. Only a short drive from the city are numerous places throughout Georgia to enjoy water sports, ranging from lakes and reservoirs to rivers and beaches along the […]

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Relocating to Houston? How to Beat the Rent Crunch

Jul 31, 2014

Houston renters are facing rising prices and reduced apartment supply, according to the Houston Chronicle. A surge in workers relocating to the area is partly to blame, the paper says. Houston’s robust employment market (No. 2 in the nation, according to Forbes) is drawing thousands of new residents to the city, many of whom choose […]

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Why Houston Is a Top City for Millennials

Jul 24, 2014

Houston is one of the top 25 metro areas for Millennials to live based on rent, income and the number of young people residing in the city, according to Niche.com, a demographic research website. Some 15 percent of Houston’s population is between 25 and 34 years old, the median rent is $860 and unemployment is […]

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How to Keep Fit During Phoenix’s Sizzling Summers

Jul 24, 2014

Phoenix’s hot summers can make it tough to exercise outdoors. But the Valley has plenty of indoor fitness options for residents looking to work up a sweat, minus the glare of the sun. Rock Climbing Indoor rock climbing gyms feature high walls fixed with synthetic holds to grab onto while you’re scaling the surface. For example, […]

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