One of the world’s premier events for do-it-yourself adventure travel enthusiasts, Overland Expo each year features two consumer shows, one in the spring in Flagstaff, Ariz., and the second in the fall somewhere in the East. This year’s Overland Expo East starts today (Oct. 11) at Infinity Downs in Arrington, Va., and runs through Sunday.

The Overland Expo offers hundreds of session-hours classes for 4-wheel-drive enthusiasts and adventure motorcyclists, inspirational programs, speakers and trainers from all over the world, the Overland Film Festival, roundtable discussions, demonstrations, food, and a large expo featuring several hundred vendors of adventure travel equipment, camping gear, bikes, vehicles, and services.

A number of rugged and ready RVs also will be on display and available for demos, including units from Winnebago Industries, nüCamp RV, Four Wheel Campers, OPUS Campers USA, and Showhauler.

Other RV manufacturers that will have a display include Adventure Campers USA, Alaskan Campers, AT Overland, Black Series Camper, Blue Ridge Expedition Trailers, Colorado Teardrops, EarthCruiser USA, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Off Grid Trailers, Sportsmobile, Storyteller Overland, TCTeardrops, and Xvenure Trailers.

In addition, included among the hundreds of other suppliers and outfitters are Dometic Corp., MORryde International Inc., Rhino Rack, Thule, Truma, and Yakima.

For more information, visit www.overlandexpo.com.