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Wayfinding Wheels is dedicated to finding freedom on four wheels: full-time RV owners, #vanlifers, schoolies, snowbirds, car campers, and digital nomads.

This is an RV, camping and nomadic living lifestyle site. We answer your how-to’s, why-not’s and how-come’s. You’ll find trusty technical tips and insider lifestyle advice.

We deliver accurate and trustworthy information, written by full-timers, nomads, and weekend warriors, just like you.

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Tips for Storing Food in an RV So It Actually Lasts!

If you’re new to the RV lifestyle, it might be a tad bit confusing trying to figure out how to store your food properly. Traveling light is also one of the biggest challenges when traveling by RV or van. It’s hard enough to pack all the clothes, shoes and gadgets

Step-by-Step Guide to Converting a Van on a DIY Budget

Scenic views, exciting road trips, and never having to set up or take down a tent are just some of the amazing perks of van life. Not to mention, the Instagram-worthy photos that many #vanlife bloggers share that make us want to sell everything we own and live in a

These 11 Things Are Useless. Why Do I Still Bring Them Camping?

Most people have a checklist they follow when determining the gear they need for a camping trip. I have also fallen victim to a quick Google search and noting all the recommended items. However, you quickly realize that you don’t need all the recommended items. Often, it is just marketing

Is RV Camping Really A Good Option For a Cheap Family Getaway?

With the weather turning pleasant, there’s only one thing on everyone’s mind: a family getaway! But with fed hiking up interest rates and inflation skyrocketing, there’s only so much you can do without emptying your pockets. Well, there may be a way around this problem. You can simply take your

6 Ways RVers Get Harassed and How You Can Deal with It

Whether you are a first-time RV owner or a seasoned RV driver, I assume – like me – you have the best time of your life driving around your RV.  However, as often with most things, with the sunshine comes the rain, and ultimately, we all end up in situations

The Ultimate Tiny House FAQ Roundup – 27 Questions Answered!

Yup, I lived in one! It was magical. I personally found the freedom of movement to be one of the best things I ever did in my life. I was able to travel extensively through countries that I never would have gone to otherwise. From one Tiny House owner to

My 27-Tip Guide to Solo Van Safety (As a Woman)

It’s intimidating, even scary, to take on your first solo van trip, especially as a woman. Solo van traveling is liberating, relaxing, fun, and exciting all at once, and it is not necessarily more dangerous than any other type of solo travel.  When I began solo van traveling, I was

I’m Kicking Myself for Waiting to Build My Personal Brand as a Digital Nomad

If you’ve ever used Google to research a product, you know how integral personal brands are in today’s economy. Bloggers, social media influencers, and online reviewers serve as the new word-of-mouth. Who can trust those paid Amazon reviews anyway? But how do those writers build a personal brand worthy of

Becoming a Digital Nomad on a Motorcycle – A Step-By-Step Guide

My favorite way to travel is by motorcycle. There’s just something about being on a bike that makes you feel alive. You’re constantly on the move, and you can go anywhere you want. Are you longing for the open road? Do you want to see the world but don’t want

9 Comparisons Between Van Camping and Tent Camping

So, the tent is all set up. And you only let slip four curse words while doing it! … The only problem is a severe thunderstorm is on the horizon. You doubt whether your tarp and tent will keep you dry. “Should have bought that RV,” you grumble. It would have

Why I Didn’t Buy This Camper Van. Or That One.

So, you’re interested in van life? After a few weekend trips in camper van rentals and following your favorite#vanlifers on Instagram, you think you’re ready to start shopping for a van of your own? Congratulations!  Don’t let your excitement wear off. Shopping for a camper van has been quite the

Here’s How I Planned A Perfect RV Camping Date Night

Are you running out of good ideas to ignite the flame of love? Do you want to do something out of ordinary for your better half but just can’t put a finger on it? Worry not! We have you covered as you can plan the perfect RV camping date night

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New to the Road?

If you're new to owning an RV, camper, conversion van or just life on the road, then start here!

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You'll find deep dives into boondocking, campgrounds, RV care, traveling with pets, gear reviews and travel destinations.

See Gear Recommendations

Visit our online gear store to see the gear we use and love, tested in the field and trusted for life on the road.

RV and Camping Resources

Browse our list of RV and camping resources, including membership programs, helpful websites, clubs and community groups.

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Motorhomes and trailers

America invented RVs. They are our ticket to Saturday night campfires, epic road trips, multi-generational memories and remote adventures.

RV

Capacity
2-8
Price
$20,000+
Style
Roadtripper

Trunks and Trucks

Car Camping

Car camping, whether out of your sedan backseat or a dedicated conversion van, is an affordable and accessible way to see the world! Check out #vanlife!

Capacity
2-4
Price
Free+
Style
Vagabond

Skoolies & Conversions

DIY

Renovated semi-trucks and DIY “Skoolies” have romanced the American imagination. Learn how to take yours on the road.

Capacity
2-4
Price
$40,000+
Style
Full-Timer

Laptops on Wheels

Nomads

Becoming a digital nomad, traveling by wheel, plane, hostel, bus and by foot, is an exciting way to see the world. And no, it’s not just for young people!

Capacity
2-4
Price
Free+
Style
Nomad
Changing Gears

Changing Gears is your gateway to RV ownership! We maintain online calculators, checklists, references and deep-dive articles into RV ownership FAQs, like insurance, licensing, etc.

Ask The RV Engineer

Written by a practicing RV design engineer, this site demystifies the technical inner workings of modern RVs. Learn how RVs work (and why sometimes they don't).

Travel Resources

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