How We Pulled Off Our #Vanlife Adventure

Our first day in the van didn’t go the way we’d hoped. My husband and I got a late start, and we only made it an hour from home before we had to pull over for burgers and to put our kids to bed. We were parked just off I-95, and our four-year-old, cramped in his new bunk bed, kept waking up his one-year-old sister. Then we realized we’d forgotten the sawdust for the composting toilet. (Whoops.) Still, after eight months of isolation in Connecticut, this late-fall family vacation to coastal Maine already felt like a major victory — one my husband and I celebrated by popping a bottle of champagne once Evie and Remy finally fell asleep.

If 2020 was the year when RVs, campers, and adventure rigs like ours, a Ford Transit outfitted by Live a Little Vans, captured the imagination of travelers across the country, 2021 is shaping up to be the year many of us actually make an RV vacation a reality.

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