Camp Westfalia

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Using the Westfalia Stove

The Vanagon Westfalia stove makes camp cooking easy and efficient. The stove in our Westfalia Camper has enabled us to start countless days of roadtripping with a belly-filling breakfast, whip up a quick lunch or a hearty dinner, or to enjoy a cup of hot cocoa while watching snow flurries descend from the icy peaks […]

Product Review: Thermos Sipp Travel Mug

This sleek stainless steel 16-ounce travel mug with leak-proof lid keeps drinks hot and cold for hours. Specifications Dimensions: 3.5 Dia x 5 Dia x 8 Height inches (89 x 127 x 203 MM) Capacity: 16 fluid ounces (470 ml) Keeps liquids hot for 5 hours and cold for 9 hours Leak-proof lid with one-hand […]

10 Great Van Camping Accessories

Any day spent on the road is better than a day spent at work, and a good piece of travel gear can make it even better. DeLorme Atlas & Gazetteers Vanagon campers tend to take the road less traveled, beyond the borderlands of Wi-Fi, cell service, and flush toilets. The DeLorme Atlas & Gazetteers will […]

Product Review: GSI Outdoors Bugaboo Folding Camp Fry Pan

A lightweight, compact non-stick frying pan with folding handle for van-camping and travel Specifications Durable high quality aluminum Easy-to-clean Teflon® Classic non-stick surface Folding handle makes it easy to pack and easy to store Available in three sizes: 8 inches (20 cm): 12.8 oz (363 g) 10 inches (25 cm): 17.7 oz (502 g) 12 […]

Product Review: Collapsible Gray Water Container

Use a common folding water container to collect used wash water while camping in your Westfalia Specifications Durable flexible high-grade polyethylene Integrated on/off spigot design Comfortable handle w/ metal clips 2.5 gallon (9.5 liter) and 5 gallon (20 liter) Whether camped in an established campground or in the backcountry, it’s important that “gray” water—used dish […]

The Routine

One of the greatest attributes of the Westfalia Camper is just how quickly and easily it is readied for a camping trip, and how adeptly it makes and breaks camp. We generally keep our permanent camping equipment (pots & pans, kitchenware, extension cord, water hose, etc.) packed in the Westy, so an impromptu weekend jaunt […]