Camp Westfalia

Journeys, Day 1

Freedom. Adventure. The allure of the open road …

The Vanagon Westfalia Camper offers all these in full measure. Whether visiting a previously undiscovered corner of your own state or embarking upon a long voyage across this vast continent, the Westy is uniquely qualified for such cross-country travel.

Here’s a modest selection of some of our most recent Westy trips, with more coming soon! Feel free to leave a comment, question, or a link to stories of your own!

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Seaway Trail to Nova Scotia, Week 1

Six thousand miles along the Saint Lawrence Seaway through Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia, to Maine’s Acadia National Park. “I have travelled around the globe.  I have seen the Canadian and American Rockies, the Andes, the Alps and the Highlands of Scotland, but for simple beauty Cape Breton outrivals them all.” Alexander Graham […]

Great Northern Roadtrip, Day 1

A 3800-mile cross-country roadtrip from Wisconsin to Glacier National Park, retracing portions of the routes of Lewis and Clark, and the nation’s northernmost transcontinental railroad. “No sand or heavy mountain grades, Mosquitos as scarce as hen’s teeth, No bad creeks or rivers to ford, Plenty of water, no sand storms, Eighty tourist camping grounds, all […]

Southwest by Westy, Days 1-3

A five-thousand-mile motor tour through several states in the great American Southwest, visiting sites both historic and prehistoric: Mesa Verde, Bryce Canyon, Zion National Parks, and more. What’s so great about the Great Plains? Desolate. Flat. Dark, and lonely. All these fail to truly capture the topographical and emotional essence of a long night drive […]

A Superior State of Mind, Day 1

A thousand-mile circumnavigation of the world’s largest inland body of water, Lake Superior, our route taking us through three US states and the Canadian province of Ontario. “I had with me a youth (Etienne Brule) who wanted to … see the great lake, take note of the rivers and the peoples living along them; and […]