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Lauren Nowack

Lauren Nowack is a freelance writer and story maker living in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. She is passionate about the outdoors, mental health, and living a bit on the wild side. In her free time, she enjoys mountain biking, building out her Sprinter van, and finding a new trail to blaze with her family.

Pop-up Campers Under 1,500 lbs? (7 Lightweight Favorites)

Pop-up campers allow those who don’t have a large truck or SUV to go glamping without investing in anything too large or cumbersome, like an RV. Pop-up trailers under 1,500 pounds are versatile, and many still have a dinette, sleeping for four, and extra storage. After checking out this list, you’ll be surprised you ever …

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What Travel Trailers are Under 1500 lbs? (7 Lightweight Favorites)

When choosing the best travel trailer under 1500 pounds, you’ll have to decide just what amenities are worth the weight and which ones you can forego. Some of these incredible trailers are very bare-bones, while others still have everything you could hope for in a small RV. While I would probably opt for the most …

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What is the Best Pop-Up Truck Camper? (9 Crowd Favorites)

Pop up truck campers allow anyone to change their truck into a mobile home that is ready for off-road adventures. With the ability to pop-down, they don’t kill gas mileage like so many RV options these days. In addition, the current industry is flooded with people ready to do custom builds, making it an exciting …

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Winnebago Revel Review: 6 Owners Tell All

The Winnebago Revel is a breakthrough in the vanlife world. The company’s first 4×4 Sprinter van conversion is nearly everything an avid outdoorsman could want, myself and husband included. From the beautiful cabinetry to bed on a lift, Winnebago thought not only about keeping things classy, but also ensuring its users can haul any gear …

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Best Time to Buy an RV? …and 7 more tips to get the best deal

When dreaming about that next vacation, the thought of taking an RV trip may have crossed your mind. But, finding the best time to buy an RV and figuring out your budget are both vital next steps before taking the plunge.  So, what is the best time to buy an RV? Winter is the best …

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Which Sprinter Van is Best for Conversion?

The most significant decision when deciding how best to start your van life is choosing the right van to convert. My husband and I test drove both a Ford Transit and a Ram Promaster, but we settled on the classic Sprinter van for its reliability, versatility, and a few key features. But, there is still …

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