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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.

Nov 18, 2016
Freeport, ME Get Directions
Northern Lights Kick-Off

Join us as we light our new Discovery Forest, featuring hundreds of twinkling trees. Kick off the night with a cup of hot chocolate, then sing along to your favorite carols.

Nov 19, 2016
Portland, ME Get Directions
Warren Miller Film Tour

The Bootmobile is setting foot at the State Theater in Portland, Maine, for the showing of the Warren Miller Film.

Nov 21-23, 2016
Portsmouth, NH Get Directions
Warren Miller Film Tour

We're ending our Warren Miller appearances with 3 nights at the Portsmouth Music Hall. Stop by and see the Bootmobile and our team for games, giveaways and prizes.

Dec 1 - 4, 2016
Beaver Creek, CO Get Directions
Birds of Prey World Cup

The Bootmobile will be making tracks to the Birds of Prey World Cup in Beaver Creek, CO. Be sure to stop by our larger-than-life vehicle throughout the weekend for fun games, giveaways and L.L.Bean prizes.

Dec 1, 2016 - 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Boston, MA Get Directions
Boston Commons Tree Lighting

Our rolling icon is setting foot at the annual Boston Commons Tree Lighting in Boston, MA to kick off the holiday season. Stop by the Bootmobile for games, giveaways and holiday discounts.

Dec 2, 2016 - 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Freeport, ME Get Directions
Freeport Sparkle Parade

Our larger-than-life vehicle will join the Sparkle Weekend festivities by strolling down Main Street for the annual Sparkle Parade.

Dec 3, 2016 - 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Portland, ME Get Directions
Holiday at Hadlock

We're joining the fun at Hadlock Field for their annual holiday festivities. Join the Bootmobile at the SeaDogs' park for games and prizes.

Dec 8 - 11, 2016
Toronto, Ontario Get Directions
Holiday Fair at Nathan Phillips Square

The Bootmobile is making its first trip to Canada with a stop at Nathan Phillips Square. Stop by for a picture with our larger-than-life vehicle and check out the latest display for gift giving ideas.

Dec 17 - 18, 2016
Toronto, Ontario Get Directions
Holiday Fair at Nathan Phillips Square

What's better than one weekend in Canada? Two weeks in Canada! Our rolling icon is once again making an appearance at the Holiday Fair at Nathan Phillips Square. Stop by for games, giveaways and prizes.

Dec 31, 2016 - 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Freeport, ME Get Directions
New Year's Eve Celebration

Bring your camera along for a picture with the mobile version of our iconic L.L.Bean Boot at our New Year's Celebration. Plus, test your skills with the one-and-only L.L.Bean Boot Toss and other unique games.

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.

Keep in Step with the Bootmobile

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