In a perfect world, we could drive down the west coast in a bright shiny teal VW, with the windows rolled down, blasting Slow Ride by Foghat, and park our bus with its back doors and a big, cozy bed opened to the sun setting across the Pacific Ocean. Well, lucky veedub owners get to live in that world-- or something similar to that variation.
We came across the coolest, most unique, and decked out VW buses whose owners let their creative minds show. Enjoy.
The Beach Bus
On our road trip, we cruised through many small beach towns dotted along the Southern California coastline that were littered with VW buses. If we lived in CA, I could imagine that it would be impossible to think of VW buses without thinking of the beach.. Almost every trip down to the beach, surfers prep for their sesh, slapping on Zinka (colored sunscreen), and zipping up their wetsuit in the back of a parked VW bus. VW’s are big enough to load up surfboards and roomy enough to chill in after a long day of surfing or hanging by the beach.
A Blast From The Past
Extremely retro and extremely bright, this bus encompasses all that is the 70’s. The classic Jimi Hendrix poster, the all-orange interior, and the hanging pair of fluffy dice really takes you back to the decade of classic rock and hippie vibes.
The VW bus is an icon of the hippie era and many painted exteriors represent the compelling and psychedelic art, music, and politics from the decade where the U.S. welcomed the love bus. Here are some of the coolest painted hippie buses:
Cozy Common Areas
Packed with beautifully patterned pillows, blankets, tapestries, and greenery, the interior of these buses is an invitation to get comfortable and cozy up with your friends or significant other.
Your Travel Buggie
We came across some buses with decked out living areas that include kitchenettes, couches and even beds that are loaded up in the back. These buses are seriously dedicated to the traveling lifestyle and ensures comfortability and convenience to your next camping destination.
Here are some other appreciated decked out VW’s that we love:
Obviously, VW owners are dedicated to creating the perfect bus. Whether it’s used for traveling, posting up at the beach, or showing off its beautiful art, the VW bus is personalized to each and every driver. Hopefully, you've either gained insight into the craft of each bus, or maybe, even inspiration for how you'll deck out your VW.
Make sure to check out Vannagram's Pinterest "VW Love" for more awesome VW buses.