From day 1, we decided to keep track of every last dollar we spent converting our school bus. Obviously we went over budget (I mean, who doesn’t?), but it was money well spent and we love the final results. We spent a grand total of $41,220.89 (although we had hoped to keep it under $30,000). Here’s a quick preview by category…. Each section has a full breakdown of every expense. Here is the detailed breakdown….
Tour of our Skoolie – 2 Cool 4 Skool Bus
I haven’t been very active on here lately, but I have tons of videos and content from the building process to share. But first I want to share one of my favorite videos to date… a walk through of our (almost) finished school bus conversion! After 7 long months and endless hours of building, our school bus was converted into a vacation home on wheels. It is stocked with a full kitchen, full bathroom with a mini bathtub, king size bed and even a washer/dryer. Check out the video of our skoolie walk-through…. 2 Cool 4 Skool Bus! Leave me a comment… let me know what you think!
How to Bypass the Factory Heater on a School Bus
I decided to remove the factory heater on my school bus. Here is a quick video walk-through showing you how I did it on my bus without spending any money.
We bought a bus! A school bus!
Welcome to our blog! We are a family of 3 that loves to travel. Since getting married 6 years ago we have traveled to over 40 countries, 6 of which we did with our 1 year old daughter. Seeing so much of the world made us realize how little we have seen of our own country. We decided to spend next summer on the road exploring all the beautiful places in the United States. We looked into buying an RV, but stumbled upon a school bus conversion and knew right away that’s what we wanted to do. I have a background in construction, having remodeled homes and restaurants, and my…