Roof Top Tent Rally - James River State Park Virginia

Oct 20-22, James River State Park Virginia

Meet other overlanders or explore the overlanding lifestyle for the first time.

Explore the park: mountain biking or hiking on 22 miles of trails. enjoy our fall festival and 5k run on saturday.

Ground tents are welcome. RVs and campers are not permitted at this event.

Location: Amphitheater Field.

Early registration: $20 per camping unit. Registration at the event: $40
Day passes available for $4 per day. 

Overland Expo East 2017 Photos & Video

Overland Expo East 2017 is a wrap. Beautiful weather and a great venue at the Biltmore in Asheville NC brought out large crowds to view the many overland vehicles & motorcycles, attend classes and meet adventure travelers from all around the globe.  A big thank you to Roseann & Jonathan Hanson and their crew for once again putting on a first class event. Michael Ladden and Carl Davis represented Drive The Globe at the event and took the photos below. 


Choosing The Right Vehicle For Your Adventure

Failure is not an option. After your personal safety the most important decision of your adventure is choosing your transport. Carrying capacity vs. maneuverability, fuel types, old vs newer design technology, gadgets or simplicity, suspension choices, trailer vs solo truck, and sleeping arrangements are just some of the considerations. The following presentation will provide insight into vehicle selection as it relates to your adventure and destination choice.

Michael Ladden will be teaching this class on

Friday, September 29 • 10:00am - 10:50am & Saturday, September 30 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm

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For more information on Overland Expo 2017 or to register for the event:

Vote For Us | Cool Rides

Voting is online at the Overland Expo for Cool Rides. We have submitted our Unimog and would appreciate any votes! In addition if you want to stop and say Hi, we will be attending the event in Asheville North Carolina September 29 through Oct 1.  

Overland Expo East Info can be found HERE