Build Your Van.
Create Your Path.

Learn how to build your own custom campervan and live life on the road. 

Learn how to build your own custom campervan and live life on the road. 

Send me epic build guides and kickass vanlife tips

Send me epic build guides and kickass vanlife tips

Meet Gnomad Home Jayme and John_circle mask

Hi! We're John and Jayme!

We were feeling lost and unfulfilled with our conventional lifestyle. So we sold everything we owned, built out a van into a sweet rolling home, and now we travel where the road takes us. We've been adventuring in our van since 2017, and we want to show you how you can do it too!

Attention: The fast-evolving COVID-19 pandemic means that vanlifers and fulltime travellers need to get off the road, head to a safe place, and hunker down for the time being. Read more >>

What You'll Find Here

Epic Build Guides

Deep dives into van build topics and products

Van Build How-Tos

Step-by-step instructions for building your van

Vanlife Tips & Tricks

Useful info to help you flourish on the road

...and more!

Build Your Van

The Ultimate Van Build Guide

Planning a van build? Read our free guide. We cover just about everything you need to know - from planning, to insulation, to solar and electrical, to picking appliances, to essential tools. Get started today so you can get out there on the road!

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Vanlife How To:

Your Complete Guide to Life on the Road

Interested in vanlife? Read our free guide. We cover everything you need to know - pros & cons, bathrooms & showers, where to sleep, making money on the road, FAQ - and more!

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Test Drive Vanlife

Rent a campervan or RV and test out life on the road

Not sure if you'll like vanlife? Test drive life on the road before you take the leap by renting a campervan or RV for your next adventure! Read our in depth guide for more info on campervan and RV rentals.

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Building a van? Let us help!

Want to build your own DIY campervan?READ THE GUIDE
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