Photo courtesy of WanderVW

Volkswagen vans just scream, “I’m going on an adventure!” If you’ve had a hankering for the #vanlife but don’t own your own, WanderVW has you covered. The newly launched Portland company rents six vans—like a 1987 Westfalia named “Goldie” and a 1997 Eurovan named “Lulu—which you can take wherever you’d like. All vans are equipped with a pop-up camper that sleeps four, kitchen sink, fridge and oven, and accessories like camping chairs and a cooler. (

Seguin Tree Dwellings

Photo courtesy of Seguin Tree Dwellings

Seguin Tree Dwellings are like the treehouses of your childhood dreams, except even better. Located on a 21-acre wooded parcel sloping to the Back River in Georgetown, Seguin Tree Dwellings boasts three stunning and modern treehouses, which feature full bathrooms, kitchens and wifi along with hammocks, big windows and beautiful views from the trees—a perfect blend of nature and the comforts of home. (

Travel the world with Adventure Marketplace

Photo courtesy of Nancy Dorrans

All the adventure, none of the planning hassle. Mainer Nancy Dorrans, owner of Adventure Marketplace, organizes a range of group trips in New England, Canada and destinations farther away, like South Africa, Scotland, Tanzania and Iceland. It’s an excellent way to travel, explore a new place, meet new people and know that a well-travelled expert has taken care of the details. The next overseas journey is to Vietnam and Cambodia from Nov. 10–26. (


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