A TASTE OF VAN LIFE IN SEQUOIA + KING’S CANYON NATIONAL PARK

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The van is 90% done with just minor details left to finish. 2 months ago we set a date for a trip to the Sequoia’s to give us a deadline on completion of the build. It definitely kept us accountable… even though we finished building our bed at 2 am, just a few hours before we hit the road. Typical Travis + Lexi  fashion, always on time with very little sleep.

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Everything in the van worked great.Travis got help hooking up all of our electrical the day before we left as well, it was such a relief and so awesome seeing everything working how it’s supposed to! Lights, hot water, working oven and stove top, comfy beds. Our first trip in our (almost complete) home on wheels couldn’t have gone better. We did come home and decided to upgrade a few things and make some changes, that i’ll share in another post.

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Quick stop to fix the kiddos lunch under the Joshua Tree’s somewhere on HWY 395

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SEQUOIA & KING'S CANYON NATIONAL PARK

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We camped at the Fairview Campgrounds just past Kernville. We didn’t realize when booking this trip that it was labor day weekend. Oops! Some good friends of ours joined us and we had such an awesome time.

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We did lots of relaxing, skipped rocks, swam in the cold river, slid down natural rock water slides, hiked,  played hide and seek under 300 ft sequoia trees, ate good food, and lots of star gazing around the campfire.

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Here’s to more mornings waking up to views like this!

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4 thoughts on “A TASTE OF VAN LIFE IN SEQUOIA + KING’S CANYON NATIONAL PARK

  1. That’s so awesome 👏🏻 looks great 👍🏻It’s amazing how much work you put in it & it looks so beautiful 😀 I love you all!!!! 😘🙏💕🤗

  2. Awesome! What size Is your van? 144?
    We want to buy a 2019 Sprinter when they start sales.
    170EXT 4 X 4 .
    What type insulation?
    Size of solar panels?
    Have fun enjoy your travels.
    Angie and I have almost finished her house in Bohol Philippines.
    On the water. Finish in 2020.
    Jerry

    1. Hey Jerry!
      Our van is a 170.
      For insulation we used a combination of Fiberglass R-13 with sound barrier, insulation board for the larger panels and reflectix for moisture.
      For our solar panels we went with Renogy. Here is a link to the exact set up we went with. https://amzn.to/2QtcgLF We’re super happy with it and highly recommend!

      Thanks for your message, let us know if you have any other questions!
      Oh, and We’ll happily be your first visitors in 2020 in the Philippines! Now THAT sounds like an awesome project. =)

      Best of luck!

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