The original L.L.Bean Boot was designed to help people enjoy the outdoors – and our larger-than-life mobile replica was too. The Bootmobile has covered more than 160,000 miles, appeared at hundreds of events in 14 states and dozen college campuses, and made tracks to every L.L.Bean store.
Share the fun with our expert guides as they hit the road for a full schedule of outdoor activities, demonstrations and special events.
The Bootmobile is setting foot at Boston College for their Earth Day Fair where the Eagles will be excited to find our larger-than-life Bootmobile and learn more about our environmental stewardship.
Our rolling icon takes to the Green Mountain State for Girl Expo 2016. Put on by the Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains, this event promotes an active outdoor lifestyle for girls ages 5-8. Grab a picture with the Bootmobile and try your hand at the world-famous boot toss challenge to win L.L.Bean prizes!
We're making tracks to the state of Virginia for the 89th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival. Stop by the L.L.Bean event site over the long weekend for games, giveaways and prizes. The Bootmobile will also be participating in both the Fire Fighters and Grand Feature Parade.
Flower season is Bootmobile season! Our rolling icon is landing at the Albany Tulip Festival with games, giveaways and a chance to win a $300 L.L.Bean gift card.
The Bootmobile will be setting foot at the Rochester Lilac Festival. Be sure to stop by our larger than life vehicle for a photo opportunities and a chance to win L.L.Bean gear.
Our rolling icon is kicking off the second annual Freeport Scout-O-Rama by leading the Grand Parade of Maine Scouts.
We're joining our Burlington, MA store for a day filled with fun at the North Shore Tour de Cure. Be sure to capture a photo with our rolling icon before and after the race.
The Bootmobile will be joining the Vermont City Marathon festivities this year and will be making an appearance at the Sport & Fitness Expo to kick off the race. Stop by the Expo where there will be games, giveaways and our larger-than-life vehicle inside the expo.
Our rolling icon will be on hand for the annual Salomon Trail Running Festival at Pineland Farms with games, giveaways and prizes for runners and spectators.
Our larger-than-life vehicle will be on site at the Vermont City Marathon to welcome the finishers of the race at Burlington's Waterfront Park. Be sure to stop by to congratulate runners and capture a photo finish photograph with our rolling icon.
Our rolling icon is joining the fun at Grand Old Day, Saint Paul's first rite of summer, where you go when you're looking for things to do in the Twin Cities. The Bootmobile will be on site with games, giveaways, and prizes.
Come and see the Bootmobile on campus in Freeport during PaddleSports Weekend. Bring your camera along for a picture with the mobile version of our iconic L.L.Bean Boot. Test your skill with the L.L.Bean Boot Toss and other fun games.
We're headed west in celebration of all things in the outdoors. Our rolling icon is setting foot at the GoPro Mountain Games with games, giveaways, prizes and our most innovative gear.
Why pitch a ball when you could pitch a boot!?! We'll have the Bootmobile down at Hadlock Field for L.L.Bean Day with Slugger the Seadog and L.L.Bear.
The Bootmobile will be making its way down Main Street in Freeport, ME for the annual 4th of July Parade.
The original Bootmobile was so popular, it needed a sidekick. So, we built a second. It's a bit smaller, lighter and greener—the engine is biodiesel compatible. An interactive entertainment system adds to the fun. Now we have a fleet of big feet, revving up for a season of special events near and far.
Shoe sizes would be 747 and 708. The person wearing them would be about 143 feet tall. That's 32 feet taller than the Statue of Liberty.
Bootmobile 1 - 13' 6"
Bootmobile 2 - 11' 6"
Bootmobile 1 - Built on a Ford F250 frame, steel and fiberglass construction
Bootmobile 2 - Built on a GMC Sierra 2500 HD chassis frame, aluminum and fiberglass construction
Shoelaces are made of 12-strand braided mooring rope, capable of towing 106,000 lb.
An interview with Bootmobile Driver, L.L.Bean ambassador, and outdoorsman Eddie Flaherty
Known to his coworkers as “Eddie of the Woods,” Eddie Flaherty is more than just gifted at driving the 13-foot Bootmobile. This Registered Maine Guide leads whitewater rafting adventures, is an avid fly fisherman, and plans on playing semi-pro football when he's not on the road.
We thought it would be great to catch up with Eddie and learn what it's like behind the wheel.