When life started feeling a little stale for writer Graham Averill, he went out in search of a new hobby. He found it in his Toyoya 4Runner, which he’s been converting into his very own adventure vehicle.
The problem with current off-road EVs is that they’re anything but practical. So we dreamed up one that is.
I’ve lived in a van for a year. It sucks, and now I’m ready to change things up.
Instagram makes it look so easy
Seven pieces of gear to upgrade any adventure rig
When President Biden needs a break from Putin and Mitch McConnell, he vacations on the Delmarva Peninsula, a blend of mid-Atlantic beauty, quirky accents, and tasty treasures from soil and sea. I grew up in the heart of it. Hear my song to this glorious land.
The later moon missions didn’t grab as much attention as the first landing in 1969, but they had something very cool on the gear front: the lunar rover, a lightweight go-kart that gave crews unmatched mobility on another world
Essential auto gear for the season’s worst-case scenarios
A father-daughter duo tackle the world's cheapest build-out and give you the guide to try it yourself
It keeps your mobile device accessible and in place on paved and dirt roads alike
Camper vans, pop-ups, RVs, and more—if you're ready to upgrade from tent camping, you've got plenty of options. Use this handy tool to pick your ideal vehicle setup.
Vanlife has totally mainstreamed. But if you don't have the finances to own a home on wheels, these companies have you covered.
Vehicle rental sites like Outdoorsy and Turo are insanely popular, but like becoming a host on Airbnb, there is a lot you should consider before leaving your prized adventuremobile with people from the internet. One vanlord shares his wisdom.
And the details on how to install them
Tips from the pros about the importance of communication, being prepared for a breakdown, and taking it slow
A 24-year-old woman drowned while attempting to reach the abandoned bus made famous by Christopher McCandless
With the help of Steven Glass and Mitchell Rosko, you could be living in a skoolie (complete with a fireplace and shower) within a year
If your budget is somewhere between $3,000 and $1.5 million, there's a rig here for you
Here's a guarantee: if you show up to Overland Expo West, you'll of course see some incredible Jeeps and Toyota Tacomas. But the real way to take in this annual gathering in Flagstaff, Arizona, is to walk past the cliché Sprinter van build-outs and keep your eyes peeled for the trucks, vans, and other four-wheel-drive campers that are one of a kind. We spent all weekend tracking down some of these gems.
Learn about the different types of adventure vehicles and basic upgrades for your stock rig.
What the media gets wrong, and why, says a lot about how our society views vulnerable road users
Book an Airstream or a luxury tent outside of the Valley
Stop lying to yourself: you won't remember that you put your wallet, coffee, and phone on the roof of your car before you drive away.
We toured hundreds of impressive new models at this month's RV Experience event. These six stood out.
Ratchet straps, bungee cords, a tarp, and some organization required
The AWD-e aces snowy roads—but there's a catch
The first mass-produced, off-road-ready camper to be sold in the U.S. in decades is a winner
Watch for an inside look at Eric Duckworth's larger-than-life overland setup.
There are many noble qualities about living simple. But if you want to impress someone, for God's sake, don't tell them you live in your van.
Investing in the right truck is good. Investing in some quality add-ons is even better. (Spoiler alert: It's not gonna be cheap.)
You know those Jeeps you see with "Rubicon" printed across the hood? They're named after the Rubicon Trail, a 22-mile route through the Sierra Nevada outside Lake Tahoe that's chock-full of some of the most technical, beautiful off-road driving in the country.
Professional skier Kalen Thorien has been living out of her 1993 Bigfoot trailer and 60-series Land Cruiser for two years.
We recently caught up with Kalen outside of Salt Lake to talk about her Cruiser and camper setup, how she manages her gear, and what she loves about her lifestyle.
A crew of our editors recently attended the Flagstaff event to check out the latest overlanding gear and the thousands of vehicles that drove in from around the world. Here are 11 of our favorites.
I spent three months camping with the trailer, which costs a fraction of most of its competitors. Here’s what I found.
An expedition ready teardrop for less than $10,000.
For those who want to watch TV when on a safari
The perfect car for outdoor lovers just got even better