Become an Informed Van Owner
Van design starts with knowing what you want.
In order to create a van that fulfills your needs, you must first know what your needs are. Whether you want to customize the Levity Local or the Levity Lifestyle, or need help DIYing your van, knowing what you want in each of these eight categories will help achieve the best outcome.
People of all ages are hitting the road. Our friends and customers convert vans to:
- 🔮 Fulfill bucket list dream adventures
- 🛣 Live simply and
- 🏔 Haul gear and friends to the mountain
- 🛌 Feel safe and comfortable going anywhere
- 🏜 Visit remote destinations
- 🥑 Prep healthy meals on the road
- 🌿 Connect deeply with the natural world
Why do YOU want to convert a van?
Your answer is more than just a great conversation starter. The reasons you want a van form the foundation for your design. Everything from your layout to your power system should be built to fulfill your personal “why.”
How Will You Use Your Van?
It determines the features you’ll need
Think about your answers to these questions as you read through the infosheets.
How often will you use your van?
The more time you spend in your van, the more comforts you may want.
What types of things will you do in your van?
Sleep, eat, work, party, bike, climb, ski, family road trip, play music, or…?
How many people will travel with you?
Solo travelers and families have different needs.
Where will you go?
Climate and altitude influence the features you’ll need to be comfortable.
What is your budget?
This helps you decide which features are worth it and which ones you can pass on.
Our 8 Infosheets
Tap on the pictures below in any order to get informed about each topic
Cooking & Eating
Stoves, kitchens, sinks, and water storage
Storing Your Stuff
Cabinets, closets, gear racks, and more
Power & Electricity
Solar systems, battery storage, and more
When Nature Calls
Toilets, showers, hot water, and more
Vent fans, windows, heaters, and more
Sprinter vs ProMaster, long vs short wheelbase
The Levity Local
Sleek and functional while still warm and beautiful, the Local has the essentials you need without the extras you don’t. It’s perfect for:
- The adventure-minded who use their van for outdoor recreation
- Those who want a sleepable travel van on a tighter budget
Removable bed system / Solar electric / Full insulation and ventilation / Waterproof floor / L-track to secure gear / + Add features like kitchen galley, outdoor shower, cabin heat, & more
$45K average price
+ or – features to fit your lifestyle and budget
The Levity Lifestyle
This home-on-wheels makes spontaneous adventuring a breeze. Just pack up your stuff and leave your life behind – while taking all the comforts of home with you.
- Part-time adventurers who value comfort and ease
- Glampers and festival-goers who want to upgrade from a tent to a tiny home
- Full-time travelers whose van is their dream home
Queen bed / Full kitchen / Indoor dining / Outdoor shower / Composting toilet / Cabinets / Solar power / Robust electrical system to power appliances / + Add features like hot water, indoor bathroom, rooftop deck, & more
$95K average price
+ or – features to fit your lifestyle and budget
You’re kicking a** and building your dream van – but need just a little help with the features beyond your skillset. Or you’re stuck trying to figure out how it will all fit together, and it’s been a few months (or years) – and you need help.
We install one-off features for DIYers and offer hourly consultation to take your project from stress to success.
Windows / Vent fans/ Electrical work / Solar / Cabin & water heaters / Flares / Seats / Swivels / Project consultation & more
Priced per project
The Levity Legend
Bring your unique vision to life with our fully custom option, the Legend. The sky is the limit. We partner with you from start to finish as we design and execute your masterpiece. Best suited for:
Vanlife connoisseurs who want the ultimate adventure vehicle
Business van uses like mobile offices or kitchens
Those with unique recreation needs
Fully custom / Your unique design / Get exactly what you want / Create a legend / Our most extensive and expensive option
Time & Materials
Due to the extensive nature of custom work, this is our most extensive and expensive option.
If budget is a top concern, we advise selecting the Local or the Lifestyle.
How do you decide what’s right for you?
Our three biggest tips as you’re dreaming about your van:
- Do your research
- Know what you want
- Know your budget
This sets you up for success because you’ll know what features you need and which ones you don’t. You’ll end up with a van that works for you and your lifestyle – not anyone else’s. Because that’s what vanlife is all about – freedom to be yourself, travel on your own terms, and enjoy the natural world without the typical hassles of camping or limitations of RVs.
We’ll build a van that works for you.