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.
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.
The alphabet game is pretty straightforward. You just look for the letters of the alphabet in order. Depending on how old your children are and whether they’re [...]