Cozy & Nimble: Big 5 Explorer 2016 Ford Transit Off-Grid Adventures

57 reviews
Camper vanKearns, UT
2 guests
Sleeps 2
18 ft. long
Pet friendly

Epic adventures await you in the National Parks and Forests located within a few hours from Salt Lake City, UT. See it all and don't break the bank . Sleep comfy. Keep your drinks cold and heat up a nice meal at your campsite. Organized and dispersed campsites are abundant in the region. This van can be your home base for exploring one of the planet's most pristine areas. A quick 15 min Uber trip to pickup van and your on your way!Salt Lake City, UT is your launchpoint and the following national parks are a few hours drive away: Zion, Arches, Great Basin, Canyonlands, Bryce, Zion. Yellowstone, Grand Teton National Park, Mesa Verde, Grand Canyon and more. Deciding where to go will be the only challenge.This cozy and easy to use van can take you places larger vehicles cannot go to truly experience the best of an area. Enjoy the endless options for dispersed camping or the wonderful campgrounds with facilities as well.The comfy and cozy is van well provisioned with camp stove, solar powered mini fridge and a memory foam mattress. Solar panels make recharging easy and provide night lighting . You will sleep peacefully and be energized for the next day's adventures.Supplies on hand include a “coffee box” with French Press and Expresso maker. You will have plates, silverware, cooking utensils, towels and towels. Two chairs are provided so you can lounge outdoors by a creek and sip your wine or locally crafted Ale.**BED Dimensions Important: Two people can sleep together who are very comfortable in close proximity to each other. Bed measures 5'6"W x 4'6"L and diagonal length is 81". Two people can sleep comfortably at angle but please note this is a small bed**What's includedWHAT’S IN MY VAN?
- solar panels that powers cell phones, laptops, interior lights and refrigerator (no blow dryers, sorry)
- propane stove
- extra outdoor propane stove
- minifridge ( powered by solar panel)
- 2- 110V outlets to charge phone or laptop ; 1 USB outlet
- propane camp stove (and extra outdoor propane stove)
- Hydroflask mugs and Hydroflask water bottles
-Dometic electric faucet /5 liter water tank for simple handwashing /dishwashing etc
- kitchen supplies: plates, cups, silverware, Espresso maker, French press, dish soap, cutting board, kitchen utensiSl, lighter stick , tablecloth, cloth napkins
- earth friendly dishwashing soap and body wash
- reusable grocery tote bag
- 2 camping chairs
- bed sheets /blanket/pillows
- 2 towels
- 2 sleeping bags for chilly nights
- 1 sleeping pad (in case someone wants to sleep on the floor)
- 1 man tent AKA “guest house” OR “dog house” (lol)
- rainwear
- outdoor carpet
- yoga mat
RecommendationsExplore any of the National Parks or the Utah State Parks. The list is too long for here but please do not hesitate to reach out for more ideas! Great camping APPS we recommend:1- DYRT
3-Reserve America
4-Hipcamp (private property cool camp spots)
Other things to noteDESTINATIONS: Van must stay within UT, WY and ID.BED DIMENSONS: Two people can sleep together who are very comfortable in close proximity to each other. Bed measures 5'6" x 4'6" and diagonal length is 81". Two people can sleep comfortably at an angle but please note this is a small bedPICKUP/DROP OFF CITY: Van is available for pickup/drop off only in Salt Lake City, UT.PICKUP TIME: 3PM
AIRPORT PICKUP: Is available only Friday, Saturday or Sunday subject to availability for $50 one way subject to availability .Cash or Venmo accepted.NO TOILET: To maintain sanitary conditions inside the vehicle, this van does not have a toilet or portable toilet. Many campgrounds have toilet facilities or if you want to be like the original explorers of the area, a little shovel is all you need!FUEL: You will be responsible for returning the vehicle with same gas level you received it in and return it in same condition you received it in. Unleaded fuel only.


2016 Ford Transit custom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 seatbelts
  • Gross weight: 5,996 lbs


    Meet your host, Yvette

    Member since 2018

    Lifelong wanderlusterer. Love "setting up camp" in places near and far and getting to know the essence of a place. Both the natural world and human world fascinate me. Helping others find their dreamy place is one of my greatest joys in life. Happy Travels!

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    Rules and policies

    • Pet friendly
    • Music festival friendly
    • Tailgating friendly
    • No smoking
    • Unlimited mileage
    * no climbing on the roof
    * no rough off road driving
    *no smoking inside vehicle
    *no open flames inside the vehicle except for camping stove
    24/7 roadside assistance
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    Roadside assistance on every rental, plus help planning your trip or operating the RV.

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    Availability and rates


    There’s a 5 night minimum stay

    • Weekly (7+ nights): 9.9% off nightly rate
    • Monthly (28+ nights): 9.9% off nightly rate
    • Security deposit: $500.00 (refundable)
    • Prep fee: $50.00. This fee will cover cleaning and sanitizing the unit prior to each rental.
    Cozy & Nimble: Big 5 Explorer 2016 Ford Transit Off-Grid Adventures




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    Yulia G.

    September 20235

    This was my first time renting a van or from this website. I had such a great time! The process was super easy. Prices were good. And the host was AMAZING. We’ll do it again

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    Kathleen G.

    August 20235

    We had an awesome trip on Wyoming with Yvette s van. It is very well thinking and complete with all accessories. The van was also very comfortable (bed and seats). The solar panels were very useful and worked even under heavy rain. It was very smooth to drive we really enjoyed it and communication with Yvette was great. Thanks again !

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    Erica N.

    August 20235

    The perfect van for this trip! The vans was stocked with everything we needed and more! We had an amazing time and this van made the trip so comfy and cozy. Can't wait to do this again!

    3 Photos submitted by Erica N.

    Roberta G.

    July 20235

    My husband and I traveled to the Tetons, Flagg Ranch, Yellowstone, and then up to Glacier NP. The van had everything we needed beyond our personal belongings. All we had to do was buy food. We loved having everything with us as we traveled. There is a huge variation in the temperature in July, so it was awesome to be able to just get shorts on when needed, or have our jackets and pants available without having to go back to a camp site. We are seniors and typically have to go back in the house a couple times after getting ready to go somewhere. So, if you are forgetful like us, you will really appreciate the ease of having everything with you all the time. The bed is super comfortable, but my husband did have to get used to sleeping on his side so his legs weren't stretched out in the way they are at home. It is plenty wide, just a bit short. I'm 5'2" have had plenty of vertical space. If he was by himself, he could have slept diagonally just fine. We loved being able to park in car parking spots and the van is easy to drive. We usually stayed in campgrounds, but when we weren't in the parks we used dispersed camping. Having a place in the forest all to ourselves (and some cows that showed up) felt very freeing. Yvette is easy to work with and has a wealth of information. The ceiling vent fan stopped working and she was willing to drive all the way to where we were and deliver a fan to us! You can't go wrong with this rig!!

    Ilsa F.

    September 20225

    I rented the van from Yvette for 5 nights to cruise Jackson and Grand Teton NP and surrounds on my own.

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    Maya B.

    September 20225

    Have a question?Get answers directly from the host

    Q.What time may my van be picked up? What time is drop off?
    Pickup time: 3-5PM Drop off time: 12 noon

    Q.May van be picked up and dropped off in different cities?
    The van is only available for pickup/drop off in SLC

    Q.How much is Uber/Tax from SLC to pickup location?
    Uber/Taxi is approximately $25-$30 depending on day of week and time. Pleaese verify with the company directly for more accurate information.

    Q.Is Airport Pickup/Drop off available for this rental?
    Unfortunately, airport pickup/drop off is not available at this time.


    Kearns, Utah

    Exact location provided after booking

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