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DIY Sprinter Conversion Gallery - Sprinter RV

You want a Sprinter camper van, but at an affordable price? With some creativity and work, Sprinter do-it-yourself (DIY) conversions offer the path …

Mercedes Sprinter 144"WB Campervan Body Flares

Looking to sleep sideways in your Mercedes Sprinter 144"WB camper van? These <b>Mercedes Sprinter Campervan Body Flares</b> replace the stock rear upper body …

These 16 Camping Spots In Utah Are An Absolute Must See

This gorgeous spot is located inside the Alta Ski Area, in the Albion Basin. You’ll be surrounded by pines in the clean, crisp air at this site. …

Leatherman Signal Multi-Tool

Minimalist campers have gravitated towards the multi-tool for obvious reasons: it lets them cut weight without cutting corners. It’s every tool you’d …

Camping

Just Add Salt: PURE Device Purifies Water Chemically

Salt and water fizzle in an electrical bath, a white froth bubbling up. I’m holding a purifying device, my container of lake water ready for …

9 Excellent Everyday Carry Flashlights

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> This post has been updated with new picks for 2017. You can find last year’s picks on Page 2.<p>A good EDC flashlight should have some, …

Batteries

Lust-Worthy Teardrop Trailer Made In Portland

Man this is one nice looking teardrop trailer.<p>Teardrop trailers have surged in popularity recently. Light enough to tow behind a six-cylinder car, …

Highs and lows of the 395: road tripping down California's highway of superlatives

US highway 395 is California's backbone. Running east of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, it's also a road of superlatives: highest, lowest, hottest, deepest, oldest – the 395 passes close by a whole host of -ests. And then there are the ghost towns, living towns, ski resorts, tufa formations …

Hiking

The ultimate North American road trip that will be 70 degrees every day

Slide 1 of 14<p>Who needs seasons when you can live every day for a year in 70-degree weather?<p>You could live in San Diego year-round, or you could spend …

RVs

Campervans, Trucks, Bikes, and the Faces of the California Roads

Photo: Jeff Clark<p>It’s no secret the Internet is in love with campervans, the nomadic life, and the sought-after simplicity of living on the road. It only takes two to four seconds of scrolling to find a #vanlife picture, but there is often very little explanation or any verification if what you’re …

Diesel Cargo Vans Compared: Ford Transit vs. Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Ram ProMaster | Comparison Test

From the October 2015 issue<p>We didn’t drive three full-size modern vans 430 miles just to gain admittance to the 43rd annual Van Nationals. We also drove them there (with a dorm room’s worth of furniture from IKEA) so we’d have a place to sleep away our drunkenness.<p>Oh, right, and also to perform a …

Best outdoor activities in southern Utah

There’s something about the coyote-meets-road-runner desertscape of southern Utah that attracts outdoor adventurers. In fact, there’s so much to do that you could spend a lifetime exploring the slot canyons, buffed-out slickrock trails and sinuous rivers. Get ready to get dirty – we mean really …

National Parks

South Dakota's best scenic drives

With jaw-dropping scenery and hundreds of miles of winding roads, western South Dakota is a driver’s playground. These top routes make up some of the state’s best scenic drives. The region is rife with iconic national parks and top attractions, with some history, whimsy, buffalo and badlands thrown …

National Parks

Cape Breton Road Trip

It was the whirligigs that caught my eye. Wooden seagulls staked into the ground, their wings twirling madly in the wind. Plus the sign that read …

Nova Scotia

Meet the nomadic photographer who has been road-tripping with her dog around the US for the past 7 years

"Ever since I can remember, I have been independent and curious," Turner told Business Insider. "Being on the open road is a feeling I can't get anywhere else. It's a feeling of freedom," Turner said.<p>"The first year is the hardest — if you get through that and want to continue, then the road is for …

A Portable Washing Machine That Doesn't Need a Drop of Electricity

If camping seems like fun but you’d prefer if roughing it wasn’t so rough, the Drumi from Yirego is a compact portable washing machine that can clean …

The Roadtrek Zion Camper Van

Roadtrek has launched the all-new Zion, a stylish compact camper built over the Ram ProMaster. This sizable camper van sits five and sleeps three, …

Acer's Liquid Leap+ smart fitness band supports Android, iOS and Windows (hands-on)

Acer's Liquid Leap+ will track your daily activities and alert you to notifications from your iPhone, Android device or Windows Phone. We saw it at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.<p>BARCELONA -- Acer kicked off Mobile World Congress early with a slew of new products, including an update to its …

Dell Venue 8 7840 with QHD display and Intel RealSense goes up for sale on Best Buy for $399

Last year, Dell announced that it was working on a tablet in collaboration with Intel that aims to pack high-end hardware in a chassis that is only …

The Borealis Writer’s Cabin: 12’x12′ Tiny House Plans

The Borealis Writer’s Cabin is a 12’x12′ tiny house designed for all seasons.<p>Inside there’s a bathroom, kitchen, sleeping loft and fireplace. And …

Social Media

Free Home Plans: Cabins; Cottages; Bungalows; Small Houses; Solar and Green Homes; Farmhouses

<b>Free Home Plans: Cabins; Cottages; Bungalows; Small Houses; Solar and Green Homes; Farmhouses</b><p>Want an easy, fun and inexpensive way to get started on …

Framing

Route 66, Ride for the Relay, Day Nine

Sunday September 14, 2014, from Winslow to Kingman, Arizona<p>Our day got off to a late start and we missed connecting with the bike group that was going to the Grand Canyon. (There were two choices: the giant meteor crater or the canyon). We decided it was fine to be on our own today, as Jen had …

The best hidden beaches of South Florida

While most of Florida's beaches offer everything from volleyball nets to jet skis to free wi-fi -- there are times when a trip to the shore should just rejuvenate the soul, scrubbing away the stresses of life like sand that scrubs at the soles of bare feet.<p>Stumbling upon a soulful sanctuary is …

Florida

A Classic Road Trip from Utah to Arizona

Hit six classic national parks in a ten-day, 862-mile epic through the best canyons in the Southwest.<p><b>Packing List</b>: Light hikers, mountain bike, extra camera memory cards<p><b>Highlights</b>: At the Grand Canyon, skip the crowded South Rim and drive to the 8,000-foot North Rim. Give yourself two nights and a …

21 Best Beaches in the World

Travel<p>Find perfection in these places where land meets water.<p>Ask true beach lovers to name a favorite swath of surf and sand, and the answer changes with the tides. Luckily our planet is covered in oceans, seas, and lakes, which means there’s a beach to indulge any whim. From pearly crescents …

West Sussex

INFOGRAPHIC: How to Achieve Energy Independence Through Off-Grid Living

Did you know that if the US cut its energy consumption by just 23% we’d save $1.2 trillion? This infographic from the Institute for Energy and the …

Off-grid