Category: Camping Tips & Prep
At Overland Discovery, we understand your eagerness to return to Colorado’s state and national parks. As of today, we are one step closer to having that become a reality. Gov. Jared Polis announced on May 11th, that Colorado Parks and Wildlife would begin work to reopen state parks beginning Tuesday, May 12th. National Park will reopen soon.
Part two of a two part series discussing renting vs. buying an RV, campervan, or other overland vehicle. In this post, we’ll discuss the considerations and benefits of renting before buying as part of a “try before you buy” strategy.
This post is part one of a two part series discussing renting vs. buying an RV, campervan, or other overland vehicle. We’ll break down some important considerations when deciding whether to rent or buy a campervan, RV or other adventure rig.
There is no better way to experience the USA than to do it by campervan. But choosing the right campervan rental can be a daunting task. If you are ready to rent a campervan for your next road trip adventure, but have questions and don’t know where to start, this article is for you.
Ready for an adventure, but wondering which camper will best suit your adventure plans? From campervans to Jeep Campers, Overland Discovery has it all for different travel styles, budgets, and destinations. Before you pick your overland wheels, let’s take a look at some key considerations that will help guide you in the right direction:
Overlanding - not all rigs are created equal and there are certain elements and features that can take your experience to the next level. At Overland Discovery, we pride ourselves in providing the ultimate rig set-up for your overland adventures. Let’s take a closer look at what each rig has to offer and how these features play a key role in making your trip fun and efficient.
Known for its majestic welcome committee of wild elk and endless opportunities for exploring, Rocky Mountain National Park is a true escape into the wild. Every year, thousands of adventurists from all over the world travel up the twisting and turning mountain roads to experience this place of wonder. With its awe inspiring views of the rugged Rocky Mountains capped with snow year round, expansive valley floors of diverse and fragrant wild flowers, and wild life straight out of national geographic, you will forever be captivated by this mountain world.
With your kitted out rig from Overland Discovery that includes all the basic equipment you need for your overland adventure, you won’t have to think too hard about what to pack. From layered clothing (key in this region!) to footwear to food to fuel you throughout your trip, here’s a list of our Top 10 Overlanding Essentials.
JEEP GLADIATOR CAMPER/OVERLANDING VEHICLEWith a name like Gladiator it’s no wonder why this new mid-size truck-designed-Jeep has got everyone talking. Handsome and burly just like all of its Jeep predecessors but with the added cargo space for hauling loads and upgraded towing capacity, this on and off the road monster will be the center of attention at all the meet-ups.
Overlanding has a long and storied history, sharing its roots with the growth and expansion of human civilization and, while humans have been “overlanding” since the beginning of their existence, today the term conjures much different images than it did long ago. But what exactly is overlanding? What about all the 4WDs cruising off-roads? Is that overlanding? Is there a difference between overlanding and off-roading? If you’re confused, you aren’t alone. While we explored overlanding in earlier posts, here we’ll dive a bit further into the difference between overlanding and off-roading.