We are Girl Bus Vibes: 

Girl Bus Vibes is unapologetic, badass femininity in the wild and on the road. We are not afraid to sleep outside under the stars, paddle out to an empty wave or blaze our own trail. We are ladysliders who live every moment to the fullest.

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The trip

Over the next two weeks, we will be road tripping 1,200 miles from Santa Cruz, California to Tofino, Canada. Follow our journey as we cruise the West Coast in Lady Liberty, Annie's mint green 1985 VW bus. Our route? A zig zag search for the perfect camp site, empty waves and the pure bliss of living life in the moment.  

Our final destination is the Rip Curl Pro Tofino, where Gretchen is competing in the Canadian surfing championships at Cox Bay. (Yes, she's already a little bit nervous.)





brand alliances


get the coolest vw van stickers here. custom artwork by miguel libarnes 

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Passing Another Van, Again
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50mph feels fast






 Gretchen is drawn to telling stories that matter. Homeschooled by hippy surf parents, she eventually followed her passion for the ocean to become a surf journalist. When she's not working as Surfine's senior creative editor, Gretchen can be found on a surfboard, in a yoga studio or rock climbing around Southern California. She is the creator the adventure blog Wild Compass. 


LA, as his close friends call him, was born in Mexico, raised in California and currently residing in New York City.  He is a fine ass cinematographer and really good guitar picker. You should probably stop reading this and check out his band THE MYSTERY LIGHTS> @themysterylights




Annie is a quick-witted, fast thinking producer with laid back, West Coast vibes. Having been the direct of online content for various major publications (including Rolling Stone),  Annie has worked with some of the most relevant celebrities, musicians and athletes of our time. She has a natural ability to connect with people.  When she is not creating video, Annie loves to sail the Casco Bay in Portland Maine. She currently splits her time between New York City, California and Portland Maine. 



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