Travel This Family of 5 Is Crossing the Country in a Beautifully Renovated School Bus

14:16  17 april  2018
14:16  17 april  2018 Source:   Travel + Leisure

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It’s no wonder the family loves living in their school bus . Just look at it! We recently caught up with The Mayes Team to learn more about their tiny house lifestyle and their renovated school bus .

While sitting and watching a program about tiny houses, particularly one that featured a family living in a renovated bus , Starla turned to her husband and asked 10 prophetic words, “Do you want to live in a bus with me?”

a group of people posing for the camera© Courtesy of Denver Miller

A New Mexico family of five transformed a school bus into a tiny, photogenic mobile home.

Denver and Vanessa Miller, along with their three sons, London, Phoenix and Everest, are traveling around the country in their renovated school bus. They routinely post pictures of their bus life under the Instagram handle @NomadicMillers and have attracted more than 11,000 followers.

Because Denver works remotely, the family is able to move the bus around the country. They have been living aboard the bus for two years with no immediate plans to move back to a fixed-location life.

The Millers spent two years renovating the bus before moving in. Renovations included raising the roof 20 inches (Denver is 6’ tall and needed more headspace), installing “rooms,” and adding a water system.

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Butitta grabs a group of friends in order to embark on a cross - country trip. Honing shades of Captain Fantastic, one family decided to renovate an old school bus in order to really see the world. They used a 1975 International Harvester School Bus .

Related: This amazing renovated school bus is a bright, airy home for a family of six. The butcher’s block countertop stands out beautifully against the white walls, and the space is quite functional for the family who likes to cook a lot.

a large room© Courtesy of Denver Miller

And just because they’re living in a 250-square-foot bus does not mean the Millers need to give up the comforts of a family living room. At the front of the bus, they have installed a flat screen TV and a surround sound system for movie nights. The kitchen includes an oven, stove, fridge and deep sink.

The interior features trendy touches like snake plants and letterboard signs. The master bedroom transforms into the school room thanks to a Murphy bed with a chalkboard installed on the bottom. (Vanessa homeschools the three boys, all under the age of five.)

a kitchen with a sink and a microwave© Courtesy of Denver Miller

The Millers are currently driving through New Mexico but hope to take their bus through the entire country and up to Canada and Alaska.

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And while Will and Alyssa, who both had small town upbringings, gave up having a sense of community, they now can travel to see friends and family across the country . This School Bus Was Renovated Into a Cabin. This Renovated Bus Totally Nails Rustic Decor.

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