Camping on private land? That’s a thing? You bet your bumper it is. HipCamp is to private land camping what GoCamp is to camper van rentals. It’s a peer to peer model, with real, warm-blooded, happy-hearted humans making it happen by sharing their farms, vineyards, ranches, nature preserves, public sites, and private property with other happy campers who are looking for the best place to park it.
Don’t let summer have all the road trip fun! There’s a whole wintry world out there filled with open roads and chill vibes. Swap the flip flops for cozy slippers, and settle in for some winter road trip tips and inspiration in Oregon and California from GoCamper Nora Phillips.
Only have three nights with your GoCamp camper van? Not to worry. You can pack a lot into a three night adventure. In this post Kaylyn Weir shares her itinerary and favorite spots on the Oregon Coast. Kaylyn and her partner stopped at Cannon Beach, Nehalem, Tillamook, Tillicum and Reedsport. She writes, “IT WAS EPIC!!!” Of course it was. 😍
Pacific City, a slightly sleepy beachfront town where sand drifts across parking lots and fishing dories ride the waves into shore, is the perfect Oregon coast town. Go check out Haystack Rock. It is 90 feet taller than the one with the same name in Cannon Beach!
Only two hours from Portland, Cottonwood Canyon State Park appears to be undiscovered at the moment. A friend told us to head downriver out of the campground and then just stop and listen. “You’ll hear literally nothing,” he said. “It’s the quietest place on earth.”
Fall is a fantastic time to go camping in a camper van. There are plenty of campgrounds open, and relatively few people in them!
Need some inspiration? Tag along while Jamie and Richie Staggs spend a week exploring Oregon in a GoCamp Eurovan Camper. They share insights on things to do and where to camp. From the coast to the mountains to Bend to Mt Hood, they covered 600 miles of goodness.
In this itinerary for exploring Oregon’s Northern Coast, you’ll spend five nights and six days marveling at rugged coastlines, jumping in swimming holes, hiking, and watching the waves break. This route will take you from Portland to Astoria, down the Northern Coast to Tillamook, and then back to Portland.
Considered one of the Seven Wonders of Oregon, the Painted Hills, with their layers of red, yellow, gold, brown and black, represent millions of years of history. Given the way these hills mark time, Devin and Trianne rightly figured they would provide the perfect backdrop for celebrating the new year.