Whether you hit the road in a top-dollar custom conversion, or climb the hills slowly in a vintage DIY van, the call of the wild is real. And while the #VanLife hashtag on Instagram may show a particularly polished view of mobile living, you can’t deny its appeal. Love campers and trailers? Come join our new community group.
Picturesque mountains, perfect waves, and powdery snow all make for beautiful backdrops, no matter what type of van you drive. And even if you’re still dreaming of that perfect rig, it doesn’t mean you can’t scroll the ‘grams for inspiration.
Let’s face it, #VanLife just looks good, no matter where you are. To stoke your camper van dreams, we’ve rounded up 13 of our favorite Instagram accounts, with brief descriptions of why you should follow. Have a favorite account you love? Let us know in the comments.
One of the most popular accounts out there, Van Life Diaries re’grams van photos from around the world.
Meet the founder of the #VanLife. Foster Hunting is arguably the most famous van lifer—like 1 million followers famous—in the game since he hit the road in 2011. Now Hunting is skating and living in tree houses.
A go-to source for van life news, stories, how-tos, events, and gear.
This couple hit the road in a remodeled camper and four pets. Yes, four!
Follow the bikini-heavy travels of couple Emily and Corey—and their pups—as they continue on a van journey that started in 2012.
Follow the adventures of a high-design couple who remodeled a 1975 Airstream.
A Photographer down under exploring Australia in a DIY camper for the past few years.
This professional photographer takes amazing landscape shots, but let’s face it—we’re here for the awesome dog photos. Dogs + Vans = Perfection.
If you wonder how people travel in vans with their kids, look no further. And cute baby photos are the best.
An Oregon-based couple living the dream in their Ford Transit.
Curating photos from vanlifers all over the world.
Founder of TheVanual.com and owner of this sweet rig.
Another van life community that has almost 56,000 followers.