America’s Best Van Builders for the Solo and Family Adventurers

Van life has exploded in popularity over the last decade. Check out these American builders and hit the road!
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I have travelled all of California, Oregon, Washington and western Nevada in a van. Van life was more than a hashtag for us growing up in the 80’s and 90’s it was how we travelled. With a growing family myself I have a vision of treating my kids to the same lifestyle I was afforded by exploring America one backroad at a time!

These van builders are taking van life to a whole new level since I was a kid.  We had some creature comforts but nothing like the options now days. I hope you find this list of builders informative and inspiring!

The level of craftsmanship put into these coaches is nothing short of amazing! Each builder offers a unique look inside the industry and each builders offer something special to the concerning adventure enthusiast. Whether you are a solo explorer or a growing family with dreams of exploring the open road you will sure to find a builder that fits your style!


Sportsmobile has always specialized in the conversion of vans. They may be the longest running van conversion company is the United States. While they convert vans for all kinds of uses, their primary market has always been travel vans, recreational vehicles and van conversions.

Titan Vans

Titan Vans was established in the summer of 2017 with the sole purpose of creating beautiful and durable vans. Check out this video below to learn more about Titan Vans.

Cascade Van

Cascade Van builds one-of-a-kind adventure vans fit for a variety of lifestyles. Whether your dream van is built for play in the backcountry or you prefer a tiny home on wheels to freelance from. Cascade Vans offers full custom builds as well as spec builds.

Overland Van Project

Overland Van Project is based out of Portland, Oregon. They Build some of the best and most functional interiors. With several models to choose from your solo or family trip awaits!

Rogue Van Company

Roque Van Company, based out of San Diego, California, is motivated by a common dream – life on the road and the pursuit of happiness. They design some sweet rigs ready for your next road trip!

Outside Van

Outside Van has over 30 years of living the van life. In 2021 the company was acquired by Fox Factory, elevating the brand into a leader in the custom van conversion industry.

Craft Autoworks

Craft Autoworks does more than just convert vans, we create mobile showpieces that provide many years of enjoyment and a multitude of fond memories on the road. We can bring your dream to life.Craft Autoworks based in Reno Nevada.

About The Author

Robert Bytheway

Robert Bytheway

I have a passion for the outdoors and exploring. Taking my family on road trips and adventures is my greatest success. Mountain Biking the Santa Cruz Mountains is my favorite activity.

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