SPRINTER VAN LIFE BLOG POSTS

In 2016, I took the plunge into Sprinter Van Life. I sold my car, moved out of my apartment, and bought a 4×4 Mercedes 144″ Sprinter Van and had it built out into the ultimate tiny home. I traveled all over the Western US and put 30,000 miles on it before selling it and starting over with a 170″ 4×4 Sprinter Van that was converted by Outside Van.

In these Sprinter van life blog archives you’ll find helpful tips and inspiration for finding or building your dream home on wheels. Whether you want a comparison of the 144″ vs 170″ Sprinter, to take a tour of either of my Sprinter Vans, or get advice on your build (ie should you build a shower in your van), you can find all of that here. Also, make sure to check out our Sprinter Van Life interview series for advice and insight from some very inspirational vanlifers.

Here are some of the most popular van life blog posts on Bearfoot Theory.

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Recent Posts About Van life

Having a shower in your camper van sounds nice, but it's expensive and unnecessary. Here are 7 reasons you don't need a shower in your converted van. Van Life: 7 Reasons You Don’t Need an Indoor Shower in your Van

Van Life: 7 Reasons You Don’t Need an Indoor Shower in your Van

Sprinter Van Conversion

Having an indoor shower in your camper van sounds nice, but it's expensive and unnecessary. Here are 5 reasons...
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Learn how to choose a van, understand van conversion options, and the basics of life on the road in The Beginner’s Guide to Van Life 101. Van Life: Clothing Packing Checklist

Van Life: Clothing Packing Checklist

Van Life Tips

Packing for van life? Learn what clothes you need with this functional and versatile van life clothing checklist.
Check out 8 cool camper vans we saw at Open Roads Fest that were creative and unique at Jug Mountain Ranch in McCall, Idaho. 8 Cool Camper Vans We Loved at Open Roads Fest

8 Cool Camper Vans We Loved at Open Roads Fest

Van life

Need some van inspo? Check out 8 cool camper vans we loved at Open Roads Fest!
Read about the top highlights from Bearfoot Theory's first-ever Open Roads Fest - a van life festival & campout for outdoor enthusiasts in Idaho. Top Highlights From the first Open Roads Fest

Top Highlights From the first Open Roads Fest

Van life

Read about the top highlights from Bearfoot Theory's first-ever Open Roads Fest - a van life festival & campout...
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Get a packing list for beginner backpackers, and learn how to pick the best trail, know what to wear, and how to meal plan for your multi-day hike. Road Trip Essentials: The Ultimate Packing Checklist (including Camping Gear)

Road Trip Essentials: The Ultimate Packing Checklist (including Camping Gear)

Packing Lists

Get my complete road trip essentials packing checklist for adventure travelers that includes all of the things to bring...
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Trying to decide between a 144” vs 170” Sprinter Van? Learn the pros and cons of each wheelbase for part or full-time vanlife. 144” vs 170” Sprinter: Which wheelbase is better for vanlife?

144” vs 170” Sprinter: Which wheelbase is better for vanlife?

Van life

Trying to decide between a 144” vs 170” Sprinter Van? Learn the pros and cons of each wheelbase for...
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A guide on how to get health insurance when you live in a van that’s still affordable and offers quality care nationwide. Vanlife Internet: How to Stay Connected on Road Trips

Vanlife Internet: How to Stay Connected on Road Trips

Van Life Tips

Want to work from the road? Learn about vanlife internet and how to stay connected while camping and traveling...
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Sprinter Van Life Interview with Artist Skye Walker

Sprinter Van Life Interview with Artist Skye Walker

Van life

Learn how mural-artist Skye Walker merged his career with full-time Sprinter Vanlife and his tips for pursuing a career...
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Sprinter Van Suspension Upgrades: Van Compass Review

Sprinter Van Suspension Upgrades: Van Compass Review

Van life

Are the Van Compass suspension upgrades worth it? Read my Van Compass review & learn how the upgrades have...
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Wondering what van life with a dog is like? Here is my best advice for taking care of your pup & finding dog-friendly activities while living on the road. Tips for Van Life with a Dog: Advice from 15,000 miles on the road

Tips for Van Life with a Dog: Advice from 15,000 miles on the road

Traveling with Dogs

Wondering what van life with a dog is like? Here is my best advice for taking care of your...
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Best Campervan Toilet Options & Where to go the Bathroom when you Don’t Have One

Best Campervan Toilet Options & Where to go the Bathroom when you Don’t Have One

Van life

Where do you go to the bathroom when you live in a van? Learn about the best campervan toilet...
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Sprinter Van Solar Panel and Electrical System Planning Tips

Sprinter Van Solar Panel and Electrical System Planning Tips

Sprinter Van Conversion

Learn about different Sprinter Van solar panel setups, batteries and inverters & how to design the perfect electrical setup...
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