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Skoolie Floor Plans: 4 Steps to YOUR Perfect Design

Designing the layout of your school bus conversion is one of the most exciting parts of the process. While there are certainly common elements that nearly every skoolie includes, there are infinite ways in which to combine them, which allows you to flex your creative muscles! In this article, I will share how my boyfriend …

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What do I Need for Vanlife? 25 Essentials for Life on the Road

My boyfriend Aaron and I have lived the “vanlife” lifestyle by traveling in our converted school bus for nearly two years now. In that time we have learned what is truly necessary and important to have with us on the road. We have made several adjustments over the years, purging things we don’t use and …

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School Bus Conversion Companies: 10 Crowd Favorites

Tiny home living is more than just a fad: It’s a way for people to live simply, yet comfortably in a home of their own. However, while many tiny homes are mounted onto mobile platforms, they just don’t provide the amount of mobility that many of us desire as we travel the country in search …

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Are Skoolies Allowed in RV Parks? (4 Owners Share Their Experience)

One of the most common questions we get from people who are considering converting a skoolie is “Where do you park it?” We are often asked if we stay in RV parks or campgrounds, and whether skoolies are allowed at these types of establishments. While we ourselves have never stayed in an RV park for …

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12 Inspiring School Bus Conversion Documentaries

Before I embarked on my own bus conversion adventure with my boyfriend Aaron, we watched hours and hours of YouTube videos about skoolies. In fact, we were watching a video about professional climber Alex Honnold which then autoplayed to a video tour of his converted Sprinter van, and that was how we first came to …

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How To Get Insurance On a Skoolie | 3 Owners’ Stories

Insuring a skoolie is one of the trickiest parts of a bus conversion, simply because it is so different from state to state. In some states, major insurance companies like State Farm and Progressive will cover self-converted school buses with no hassle, while in other states it can be much harder to find a company …

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