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Like for so many others, this skoolie conversion was born in 2020 when Mike & Tina were looking for something to occupy themselves in the midst of shutdowns. They’d only been dating for 8 months, but they decided to jump into the build and see what happened. It’s now their vacation rig which they use to take their kids traveling.

They still live in Florida right now while their teens finish up schooling, but they have dreams of hitting the road full-time once they’ve graduated. You’re going to be amazed by the tile work in the luxury bathroom and how well they built the rooftop deck. Tell us what you think in the comments!

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Family’s Incredible International DT456 with Rooftop Deck

Their Vacation Skoolie w Epic Tiled Bathroom

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The Miller family left the “normal” American lifestyle, sold their home, bought a bus, and started traveling the country in it with their two young children!

So far, they’ve been loving their simpler life, and enjoy making so many memories together as a family. You can read our Q&A with the family at the end of the photo tour!

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Their Unconventional Lifestyle in a Navy Blue Bus

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Get excited to tour this 2003 40ft Bluebird All-American bus renovated by Erika and Matt for their family. The couple is transitioning to doing volunteer work abroad, and they’re selling their DIY conversion, so someone else can enjoy it as much as they have.

The bus truly has everything you could need, from a spacious well-designed kitchen to a huge back bedroom and awesome off-grid bathroom, to an epic solar system that will keep you powered up wherever you go. Check out the pictures and video tour below and contact them if you want to buy the skoolie.

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Fully Off-Grid Skoolie with Bunk, Playroom & Awesome Kitchen

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While most people choose skoolie life so they can travel the country (or continent), JT, Berenise and their son Asher have been renovating a school bus to use as a mobile mission base. The family spent about 11 months in Mexico and Brazil working among the hurting and homeless. They wanted to continue that work, but while still having a “home base” of their own. So they built a skoolie!

“We can assist in feeding them, showering them, entertaining them with a projector on the side of the bus and more!” they wrote us. What a beautiful idea — and a beautiful bus. Check out more of their story below!

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Loving & Serving Others in Their Bus Conversion

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Well, we have never seen this before! A double-decker coach bus turned into a full-time home for a family of 8. This dad was tired of missing out on his kids’ childhoods chasing money to pay for the “good life.” After a family vacation to Utah, he and his wife decided to take his software work remotely and find a way to travel full-time.

So they bought a double-decker coach bus and with the help of a professional company turned it into the most incredible home complete with 6 bunk beds, a convertible bed/bedroom for mom & dad, two bathrooms, and one shower! While the video below shows off the home before they started their cross-country tour, Instagram reveals they’ve been loving #buslife since this was shot.

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Six bunks, Two Bathrooms, One Shower & a Roof-Top Deck!

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Everyone has different reasons for choosing nomadic living, but for this family, #buslife is giving them the opportunity to scout out the country in search of land to put a home and homestead! They don’t have any particular ties to one place, so they are trying out all the places.

This is actually their second bus conversion, this one is much larger and comes with tons of undermount storage, including what will be a secret playroom for their daughter! They have oodles of solar power (enough to run an ice machine in their full-size fridge), tons of windows, and a gorgeous design.

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Family’s Bus Life Adventure to Find Home

Coach Bus Turned Storage-Packed Tiny Home

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Matt and JoAnna bought a home and kept sinking money into it. When they saw other families turning to school bus life, they decided to join their ranks and move their family of five (three boys, ages 7, 5 and 6 months) into a bus home!

In terms of family-friendliness, this bus conversion checks all the boxes: There’s a spacious living area for family time, a kitchen with all the counter space for prepping family meals, a tub, a washer/dryer unit, and bunks for the kids and a private bedroom for mom and dad.

Tiny Home Tours took us on a bus walkthrough which you can watch below. Plus you’ll get the details on their bus name, “Businante.”

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Three Kids and Two Adults in One Bus Conversion

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Once again, here’s a family with small kids taking advantage of the skoolie lifestyle! The Stone family is homeschooling in their DIY rig, called the “Green Bean,” which they spent about $15,000 making into their home on wheels.

The couple did all the work themselves, saving a lot of money in the process. They’ve been on the road for a couple months now, chasing the coastline and searching for warmer weather. Because the home is off-grid, their month-to-month expenses really only include the cost of fuel and the occasional campsite (they boondock most of the time).

Their girls, Pepper and Violet, have awesome bunks near the back of the bus with climbing stones, and plenty of room for toys under their dinette. Watch the full tour from Tiny Home Tours below!

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Living & Homeschooling on the Road: The Stone Family

Family of Four in “Green Bean”: Their Bus Conversion Home 4

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The Barefoot Bandits wanted to get away from the rat-race and spend more time together as a family, so they sold everything and bought and converted a bus into their full-time home.

Now mom, Jacq, “wild-schools” her kids as they travel Oregon (COVID-permitting). They created the most beautiful home, with a giant counter for food prep, school, and arts & crafts, as well as a giant shower! Jacq’s husband was too tall for the curvature of the bus, so they cut out a hole and extended it an extra two feet in the air.

The two older girls have their own special bunk spaces, and the youngest sleeps with mom and dad. The cactus mural on the outside of the bathroom makes the place special. Enjoy the photos below and the full video tour with Tiny Home Tours!

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Check Out The Extra Tall Shower in This Skoolie!

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