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  • Wild Camping Near Santa Barbara, California

    Los Padres National Forest Coordinates: 34.5149761, -119.8013448 As we headed south on Highway 1, we were finding less and less places to appropriately camp or park overnight. Fortunately, we found Los Padres National Forest. From Santa Barbara, we took California 154 into the mountains, which…

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  • The Best Wild Camping Near Yellowstone

    Caribou-Targhee National Forest Coordinates: 44.665063, -111.312903 We departed Yellowstone National Park through the Western entrance in search of phone service and camping. Immediately leaving the National Park is the town of West Yellowstone. It’s a good place to restock on things your’e low on, but…

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  • Service Woes

    New York It turned out that our disastrous maiden voyage wasn’t the only disaster we were destined to encounter. After waiting 3 weeks to get our vehicle back, we finally picked up the bus in Glens Falls, New York, and we headed south. We spent…

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  • Allenspark, CO

    Coordinates: 40°09’57.0″N 105°27’28.7″W  As we left the stifling heat of Denver, we set our sights on finding a free camping spot closer to Rocky Mountain National Park. We have a self-sufficient rig, so we often look for wild camping that does not offer amenities (restrooms,…

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  • Wilson State Park, KS

    This one is going to be short and sweet but we felt like we found a gem in Kansas and we wanted to share! If you’ve ever had to drive through Kansas, then you probably drove on I70 and you know what it’s like. Long…

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  • Blue Valley Experimental Forest, NC

    Coordinates: 35.018136, -83.245127 Wow, we cannot recommend this place enough. Although accessing it requires driving on winding paved roads and eventually a dirt road, the Blue Valley Experimental Campground is a free and beautiful place to camp. This campground is near Highlands, North Carolina, just…

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  • Our Disastrous Maiden Voyage

    After completing the interior build of the bus, we were eager to head south as soon as possible for warmer weather. A warmer climate would allow us to finish our electrical setup in temperatures that are more battery-friendly. And we liked that we could sleep…

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