Van Life Community

Find or Start a Van Life Community

Sometimes it can get lonely on the road.

Life on the road is wonderful. The freedom, perspective, and intake of the world around you is unmatchable. But you also crave connections with people who understand van life. You can find Van Life Community here!

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Reasons to connect with a van life community

  1. As fun as it is meeting new people at big events, it’s great to know there are a few people who have your back in an emergency, and you have theirs.
  2. If you have kids, now or in the future, connecting with other van life kiddoes normalizes their experience and makes it more fun.
  3. It’s great that there are tons of tips and advice columns online, but the best kept secrets are going to be reserved for in-person friends.
  4. Maybe, just maybe, sometime down the road you might want to settle down in one place. Should that time come, having a passel of like minded close friends to build with or near could be just what you need for the next phase of life.

Examples of Van Life Community

The Van Life Caravan describes the benefits of traveling as a two-van group.

Consultants for a Van Life Commune

Members interested in a Van Life Commune

Resources to Find Van Life Community

Gnomadhome has great tips on finding parking spots. There are also apps for finding public toilets. A quick search will show hundreds of websites and youtubers with resources and inspiration for van life.

Escapees.com caters more to RVs, but also has services relevant to van travelers: a map directory of discount parks, job and worker listings, mail forwarding, roadside assistance, and interest-based communities.

If you’re not a van-life traveler but are considering it, Sachiko gives you a realistic breakdown of the pros and cons.