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The L.L.Bean Bootmobile

Rated highest smiles per gallon

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.

Bootmobile schedule

Share the fun with our expert guides as they hit the road for a full schedule of outdoor activities, demonstrations and special events.

Jun 25 - Jun 26, 2016 - 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Clinton Township, MI Get Directions
Partridge Creek Mobile Job Fair

The Bootmobile will be visiting our new store location in The Mall at Partridge Creek for two days of fun at our open-air job fair. Stop by to see why L.L.Bean is a great place to work, with hiring information, a mobile archery range and our iconic boot-on-wheels.

Jun 28, 2016
Solon, ME Get Directions
Maine Trout Unlimited Camp

The Bootmobile is making its way to the Kennebec River for the annual Maine Trout Unlimited Camp. Our rolling icon will be on site for photo opportunities and product demonstrations.

Jun 28, 2016 - 7 p.m.
Bethlehem, PA Get Directions
Lehigh River Sojourn Concert

Our team is headed to Lehigh River Valley with the Bootmobile in toe for this concert. Join us for free coupons, prizes, and a fun game of boot toss as we welcome you to SteelStacks, a unique concert venue inhabiting the old Bethlehem Steel Plant.

Jul 1 - Jul 2, 2016
Philadelphia, PA Get Directions
Wawa Welcome America!

We're kicking off the Bootmobile Summer Tour at this fantastic multigenerational festival that has entertainment and events for all ages. Stop by the L.L.Bean Base Camp for games, giveaways and chance to win a $300 L.L.Bean Gift Card.

Jul 3, 2016 - 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Hadlock Field, Portland, ME Get Directions
L.L.Bean Day at Hadlock Field

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.

Jul 4, 2016
Freeport, ME Get Directions
4th of July Parade

The Bootmobile will be making its way down Main Street in Freeport, ME for the annual 4th of July Parade.

Jul 4, 2016
Pittsburgh, PA Get Directions
Pittsburgh Fourth of July Celebration

Our rolling icon is celebrating the Fourth of July in Pittsburgh with photo opportunities, giveaways and special L.L.Bean discounts.

Jul 9, 2016 - 7 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Old Port, Portland, Me Get Directions
Old Port Half Marathon & 5k

The Bootmobile will be on hand as runners of Maine traverse the streets Maine's largest city. Visit the Bootmobile for games, giveaways, and the ultimate post-race photo opportunity.

Jul 9, 2016
Hartford, CT Get Directions
Hartford Riverfest

The Fourth of July celebration continues as we set foot at the Hartford Riverfest, which includes food, music and a fireworks display. Be sure to check out L.L.Bean Base Camp for games, giveaways and L.L.Bean gear.

Jul 14 - Jul 17, 2016
Boston, MA Get Directions
Outside the Box

Our rolling icon is stopping at the Boston Commons as it transforms into a weeklong music festival. Be sure to come by the Bootmobile between your favorite performances for giveaways and special L.L.Bean discounts.

Jul 22 - Jul 24, 2016
Columbus, OH Get Directions
Columbus Jazz & Rib Festival

Hot ribs and cool jazz – what more could you want? Find the Bootmobile celebrating summer at this fun event in Columbus, Ohio. Between rib tastings, we’ll have games, giveaways and prizes.

Jul 29 - Jul 31, 2016
Canton, OH Get Directions
Balloon Classic Jackson-Belden Music Fest

The Bootmobile is joining the Pro Football Hall of Fame fun with balloons, music and food. While our rolling icon can't float in the air, we'll be down on the ground with games, giveaways and chances to win L.L.Bean gear.

Aug 5 - Aug 7, 2016
Rockland, ME Get Directions
Maine Lobster Festival

After traveling all over the country, the Bootmobile is rolling back into Maine for the 69th annual Maine Lobster Festival. Make sure to stop by the L.L.Bean Base Camp between lobster rolls to grab your photo with our rolling icon and win L.L.Bean prizes.

Aug 14, 2016
Boston, MA Get Directions
Maine Day at Fenway Park

We’re celebrating all things Maine at Fenway Park so stop by the Bootmobile on Yawkey Way before the game.

Nov 2 - Nov 5, 2016
Royal Oak, MI Get Directions
Ford Arts, Beats & Eats

The Bootmobile is continuing the celebration of our first store in Michigan by setting foot at the 19th annual Arts, Beats & Eats in Royal Oak, MI. Just a few minutes from our new store, our rolling icon will be there with games, giveaways and a chance to win a $300 L.L.Bean gift card.

What's more fun than the Bootmobile? Two Bootmobiles!

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.

Our popular Bootmobile needed a sidekick. This one is a bit smaller, lighter and greener, with a biodiesel-compatible engine.

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About the Bootmobiles

If they were real boots

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"

Base and Construction

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.

Behind the wheel

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.

Behind the Wheel with Eddie Flaherty, Bootmobile Driver, Outdoorsman and L.L.Bean Ambassador.

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