What is the Least Expensive Camper Van? (8 Affordable Options)

February 7th, 2022 by

We’ve put together this list of the least expensive and budget-friendly camper vans on the market today. Below are some great warehouse stock options to check out. Camper vans are a great way to get out and enjoy an adventurous life on the open road. But, buying one can cost you a significant chunk of…

13 Cool Camper-Van Conversions You Can (Probably) Afford

February 7th, 2022 by

Looking to get out there—you know, really out there—but tents are a no-go and you don’t want to drag a trailer to sleep in or drive something the size of a house? Then you’re looking for a camper van. These handy homes away from home are based on normal-sized trucks and vans, meaning they should…

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Caravan Outfitter Nissan Frontier Outpost Camper Truck: The Affordable Overlander

February 7th, 2022 by

Compared to TruckHouse’s work, the Caravan Outfitter’s mods here are real straightforward. First, you need a truck. For Caravan, the truck in question is a 2020 Nissan Frontier—with the new 310-hp V-6 and nine-speed automatic transmission combo that’ll appear in the heavily revised 2022 Frontier, as well. The primary enhancement listed by Caravan Outfitter is…

Caravan Outfitter Free Bird Tiny Camper Has Everything You Need for a Stealth Adventure

February 7th, 2022 by

I don’t know about you, but I’ve always dreamed of a stealth camper that I could use for everyday trips and could also be able to offer accommodation for two in an outdoor adventure. It turns out, I just came across the perfect one, put together by Caravan Outfitters, starting from a mundane Ford Transit…

Ford Free Bird mini-camper keeps US van life comfortably affordable

February 7th, 2022 by

About five years ago, Seattle-area startup Caravan Outfitter launched one of the most affordable turnkey camper vans in the United States. Its $37K Nissan NV200-based Free Bird brought a compact, low-profile floor plan with everything a couple needed to take off on a holiday road trip or even full-time van life experience. Sadly, Nissan has…

The Caravan Outfitter Free Bird is Comfortable and Affordable

February 7th, 2022 by

The Caravan Outfitter Free Bird mini camper van has been unveiled by the brand as a new option for avid explorers and adventurers in the US alike to choose when on the hunt for a way to stay comfortable during long-haul trips. The van is built on a Ford Transit Connect Passenger Wagon that is…

This Nissan Frontier Outpost Camper Truck is a Shockingly Affordable Overlanding Rig

May 3rd, 2021 by

It’s way less pricey than some of the other tent-equipped 4x4s we’ve seen. Earlier this year we brought you news of the TruckHouse BCT Toyota Tacoma overlanding rig. The carbon-fiber clad, go-anywhere, do-anything home on wheels looked sweet, but the Toyota-based project also costs a ridiculous sum of money. If you want to bash some…

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Hey, look! It’s a Free Bird.

October 22nd, 2020 by

While on a walk in the Happy Valley neighborhood, I spotted a rare bird. The Free Bird from Caravan Outfitters is a very cool camper van that we got to try out on a trip through Oregon a couple of years ago. We loved it. The vehicle is unique for a few reasons. The build-out…

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This $67,511 pop-top camper van built in a 2020 Mercedes-Benz minivan has two separate beds

Washington-based Caravan Outfitters has unveiled a five-passenger camper van built on a 2020 Mercedes-Benz Metris Passenger Van for $67,511. The conversion company was founded in 2015 by the co-owners of Campbell Auto Group, brothers Kurt and Craig Campbell. The company’s first van build, the Free Bird, can hold up to two passengers and comes with…

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This Mercedes Camper Van Is Your Perfect Gateway Into #VanLife

Dive into the online world of camper vans, and it’s easy to find yourself lost in an endless feed of high-end, super-opulent rigs. But as much as we all dream of luxurious vans decked out like Brooklyn apartments and off-road RVs as large as houses and as capable as military transports, you don’t need nearly…

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