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Summer Koozie Shootout

Unless you own a Lucas refrigerator you probably don’t enjoy drinking warm beer, and unless you own a Land Rover you probably don’t get the joke (Lucas used to make all the sub-standard electronics for Land Rover that made Hasbro toys look like super computers). Here are DirtRoadTrip, we pride ourselves on being professionals at […]


Top Ten Things To Do: Acadia National Park

If you live anywhere on the East Coast (or in the country, or Canada, or anywhere really) and haven’t visited Acadia National Park – it’s time to get your butt in gear and start some trip planning. To help, here’s our top-ten recommendations on what to do when you get there. 10. Scramble the Beehive Like hiking […]

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AEV Ono Camp Hatchet – Review

American Expedition Vehicles (AEV) advertises their Ono Camp Hatchet as a Jeeper’s best friend, but does it really live up to their marketing claims? When I think of a Jeeper’s best friend, I think of Dana 60 axles, a friend with a trailer, HEMI swaps, and big ole’ mud tires. Now AEV is known for making some […]

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Summer 2015 Camp Out – After Action Report

Last weekend Ben and I hosted the first ever DirtRoadTrip Summer 2015 Camp Out and we were able to meet readers of the site from all over the Mid-Atlantic. With the help of our contributor David, we were able to locate a top-notch camping spot in the George Washington National Forest. After a survey mission […]

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Adventures of the Craigslist Canoe

Is there really any better way to beat the heat than to be in an air conditioned building out on the water?  When my girlfriend said we should get a canoe to do some river trips, who was I to say no?  That all sounded good in concept, but neither of us really knew the first thing about canoes […]

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Summer 2015 Camp Out – Preview

This past weekend, Ben and I hosted the first ever DirtRoadTrip Summer 2015 Camp Out and it was a spectacular success. We had over 20 people come from all over the Maryland/DC/Virginia area and our base camp featured a huge variety of vehicles from an 80 Series Land Cruiser to a Honda Odyssey Minivan. We’re […]