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Our passion is road travel and our purpose is to get people into the wild landscapes of the Pacific Northwest. We admit that Seattle and Portland are worth a stop for the craft beer or coffee enthusiast, but the magic of the area lies on the open driving to Mt. Hood or winding through the […]

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ROAMERICA Truth Series: The Matarazzos

Al and Mindy Matarazzo were destined to get a van. They just didn’t know what they wanted yet. As they were planning a family trip to Yosemite a couple years ago, their son Zach recommended they rent one. That trip gave them a vision of what their own van life could potentially be. The Matarazzo’s, […]

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ROAMERICA TRUTH SERIES: Gaby & Dave

Overlanding in the Land Down Under: Gaby and Dave’s Motivations for Van Lifing in Australia This article talks about the motivations and process of how Gaby Hernandez and her husband ended up starting their 12 month overlanding trip in the land down under. A little over a year ago, Gaby Hernandez (@van.down.under) came to Portland […]

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Weekend Van-tics with the Roving Dears

Oregon sounds a lot like ‘are-u-goin’? And man, do we recommend you go explore this gorgeous state. It’s Friday! We whipped out the Oregon atlas — while scarfing burgers — and decided to head south to the sand dunes. Over 40 miles of seashore and dunes reaching 500 feet above sea level, this is the […]

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Stormy weather in the Olympic Peninsula

We woke up early Saturday morning, excited and ready to hit the road. We had the van packed the night before, carefully making sure all was accounted for and carefully together. We had tons of food, games, cards, music and of course a little whiskey for those cold coastal nights. Our destination was La Push […]

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Mountain Biking Hood River

This time of year getting outside in the Pacific Northwest has its advantages. Cooler temperatures make being active more enjoyable as well as thinning out the crowds of your favorite trails. Recently photographers Alec Carrier and Mike Branscum headed out to Hood River with some buddies to capture exactly what this shoulder season psyche can look […]

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