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Going camping in a conversion van is one of the best ways to take advantage of your vehicle’s interior space. You can bring along a tent and set it up outside, using the interior of your van to bring people and camping supplies. Or you can remove some of the seats from inside your van and turn it into your tent, perfect for one or two people. With some clever accessories, like tents that attach to the vehicle, you can even combine both options. To make the most of your van camping, you need to pack it correctly, including bringing along the proper supplies and making sure they are accessible.

Keep the Essentials on Hand

Whether you are camping inside the van or just using it for storage, you need to make sure you have all the essential items with you. This should include things like toilet paper, a lighter and candles, a sleeping bag [...]

No matter where you plan to drive your conversion van, you want to make sure that you are ready for your road trip. Some things to take with may seem obvious, like snacks, but people are likely to forget about other important items to bring. Although there are dozens of things you should check off your list before hitting the road on your next trip, make sure to at least have the following four items, as they are the most important.

Maps

It should be a given that when you go on a road trip you need to have a map of some sort with you, but in this day and age, the definition of a map can vary. You may feel fine using the map application on your smartphone, but you don’t want to rely on just that. If you feel comfortable navigating with your smartphone or GPS unit, that is fine, but don’t [...]

Vans aren’t known for getting the best fuel efficiency, but you can easily change this. By taking care of your vehicle and driving carefully, it is possible to make your van more efficient. Of course, you will want to choose an efficient model over those that consume more fuel, but following these steps can boost how far you go on each tank of gas.

Don’t Drive Aggressively

Perhaps one of the easiest ways to help your Sherry Van be more fuel efficient is to pay attention to your driving habits and avoid aggressive driving. In fact, starting suddenly and hard braking may lead to consuming up to 40 percent more fuel. Instead, accelerate smoothly and slowly before getting into your high gear quickly.

Keep a Steady Speed

Cruise control can be your best friend when it comes to fuel economy. Driving at a steady speed is one of the top methods of going further on [...]

Planning a road trip with a family is even more challenging than going with a group of friends since you have to keep the little ones entertained. Luckily, there are dozens, if not hundreds, of games you can play with your children during a road trip so they don’t get bored. Factor in other entertainment, like books, books on tape, travel versions of games with magnetic pieces, and portable DVD players, and you don’t have to worry about your children asking if you’re there yet. To save you some time, here are the best family road trip games and everything you need to prepare to play them.

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The alphabet game is pretty straightforward. You just [...]

Conversion Van Tailgating: The Better Choice For NASCAR Fans

The hallmark vehicle driven to events by many endearing fans of NASCAR races across the country was formerly the Class A Motorhome. However, fans are changing their favorite vehicle to get them to the races, and the evolution of the Conversion Van is fueling that change. The standard RV was used more for its occupant carrying capacity than its lodging comforts. Conversion vans built on large chassis cost less, seat more people, have plenty of entertainment options, and are downright fun to drive.

New Commercial Van Chassis Used In Modern Conversions

The RAM ProMaster has been a boon to delivery drivers everywhere, but they are also an incredible platform to build conversion vans on. They are hitting the Class B motorhome market by storm with passenger-carrying van conversions becoming hugely popular as the standard vehicles to move people in comfort and style. One of the largest improvements over [...]

Buying A Conversion Van Over a SUV?

If you are thinking about buying an SUV, you should think a little more deeply and consider your other options. When doing so, you can see that a conversion van offers more, and you will do better with it in most cases. With this in mind, here are six reasons to purchase a conversion van over a SUV.

Price

First and foremost, if you want to save some cash when buying your vehicle, you should consider a conversion van. Simply put, they are less expensive to buy, and you can drive off the lot with thousands of dollars in savings. This is especially true when you start comparing equipment.

Fuel Economy

When you own an SUV, there is a pretty good chance that you will spend quite a bit more money on just fuel. Think about it, if you drive the average SUV, you will struggle to get 20 MPG [...]

California Conversion Vans: You Provide The Adventure. We Provide The Ride.

Feel the sand between your toes at the beach. Taste the salty spray. Hear the crashing waves.

Feel the October chill at the stadium. Smell the hot dogs on the grill. Hear the sound of your team’s fight song.

Feel the peace in the woods camping. Hear the wind rustling through the trees. See your kids playing in the creek.

Life is an adventure to be lived! Embrace the journey. Enjoy the moment. Smile. Laugh. Relax. Breath it all in.

You want a van that fits your lifestyle. You are tired of limiting your adventures because of the vehicle you have. But buying a van is hard work. You can’t just run down to the local used car lot for your needs. You have questions and need answers. You have problems and need solutions.

Paul Sherry Conversion Vans is in the problem solving business. [...]

Sweet Caroline, What a Sweet Ride

My family hadn’t visited relatives down south in over two years. Back then, we had rented a far-too-small minivan, drove all night and arrived in Hilton Head exhausted. This time would be different.

Early Saturday morning, in front of our Kansas City home, my wife and I loaded luggage into our new RAM Sherry Conversion Van. Our oldest son, nearly six-foot tall at age 15, took a seat in the back, where he stretched his legs and promptly nodded off. Our younger two, Lisa and Eric, bickered over entertainment before focusing their sibling rivalry into a competitive round of Mario Kart displayed on the 36” HDTV.conversion-van-roadtrip-promaster-sherryconversion-van-roadtrip-promaster-sherry

“That beats coloring books and magnetic checkers for road-trip entertainment,” my wife commented as I pulled onto I-70.

“No kidding! With the kids occupied and plenty of leg [...]

Conversion Van Travel: Top Fourth Of July Destinations In America

The Fourth of July is a national holiday that often involves roasting hot dogs on the grill and lighting a few fireworks once the sun goes down. For many people, it means traveling to a new destination to enjoy beautiful landscapes to celebrate independence. Conversion vans are ideal when traveling on the road with large groups to new places for a vehicle that offers both affordability and comfort.

 

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Marblehead, Massachusetts

To enjoy beautiful views of the water in a cozy town, Marblehead offers visitors the chance to celebrate the holiday with a fireworks show over the water and fresh-food vendors on every corner. You’ll be able to enjoy having a picnic at Chandler Hovey Park while listening to live music in the area.

Myrtle Beach, South [...]
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