more about: campers

1988 school bus revamps into tiny home dream

Some travelers seek plush, queen-size beds and waterfront views. Others yearn for a changing horizon and the open road. Lake Tahoe residents, Nick Cahill and Jessica Perez, soak up the best of both worlds with their Blue Bus Adventure, a vehicle that’s part vacation vessel, part tiny home.

Bear With Us

For most of August, Yosemite National Park—heck, the whole Sierra range—was pummeled by the kind of thunderstorm, complete with hail, that I associate with summers back East.

A Slice of Trailer Park Americana

This post may qualify us as truly trailer-obsessed, but there appears to be a never-ending supply of creative campers out here. Meet one of the original trailer park motels and, quite possibly, the ultimate ode to retro kitsch: The Shady Dell in Bisbee, Arizona.

San Diego’s Hipster Trailer Park

The evolution of the Western trailer is nearly complete. Far from its early days as a humble camping device, it has since been polished into glam teardrop campers and urban quasi-hotels, like the Mobile Love Den (from $60/night), a refurbished trailer in one of San Diego’s coolest neighborhoods.