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Are you interested in hitting the road on a family adventure? Doing van life with kids is a fast track to spending more quality time together, exploring the great outdoors, and building strong bonds. Plus, it provides a ton of educational opportunities for your kids to learn about the world around them, experience new things, and challenge themselves in different ways. Traveling in a van with kids can be one of the most enriching experiences for the whole family but you might be wondering how to make it work. Sometimes you’ll have challenges just like every family, but all the van life families I’ve met say they’ll never regret doing van life together. One commonality I’ve heard among these families...

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If you’re anything like me, you’ve spent an evening or two tumbling down the rabbit hole of #vanlife photos, campervan conversion ideas, and vintage canned ham makeovers on Instagram

It’s hard to resist the appeal of following others as they perform a camper renovation on rusty old campers and beat up RVs, turned into shiny, functional and beautiful spaces. To inspire your own DIY camper renovation, we’ve rounded up twenty of the most inspiring, creative and ingenious camper makeovers across the internet. Here’s your warning: you may find yourself with an insatiable desire to run out, purchase a rusty old camper and embark on elaborate DIY camper renovations after viewing these photos. 19 DIY Camper Renovation Ideas on Instagram 1. Throwback Kitchen in a Camper   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Vintage Camper Designs (@vintagecamperdesigns) on Jun 30, 2019 at 12:22pm PDT This vintage-inspired...

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The Best Camping Spots on the Northern California Coast

California's coastal camping options are nearly limitless. So go get cozy around a campfire and enjoy the outdoors every month of the year. Nikki Hirigoyen on Instagram: “Because you need a sleeping tent and a changing tent. #campvibes #noahvibes #dirtyshirleyvibes #campsite45vibes” Jedidiah Smith Campground Located on the banks of the Smith River, Jedediah Smith Campground may be the most picturesque of the Redwood National and State Park campgrounds. The campground offers 106 sites nestled among old-growth coast redwoods, about a dozen of which lie adjacent to the Smith River. PROS: Smith River access. Old-growth redwoods. CONS: Summer crowds. REGION: Redwoods + Del Norte Coast CONGESTION: High CAMPING FEE: $35 DAY-USE/PARKING PASS REQUIRED: Not Required TENT/CAR SITES: 106 TENT/WALK-IN SITES: 5...

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