The Great Lakes: Custom Built Adventure Van Designed TO Sleep and Ride A Family


strong>MAKE / MODEL: Mercedes Benz Sprinter High Roof 2500

The Great Lakes was designed to adventure with a crew. This custom-built adventure van has room to comfortably ride up to five passengers, and sleep up to six with a rear bed on electric actuators, a dinette that converts into a secondary sleeping area, and a RoofNest on top.

Built with practicality and style in mind, this adventure van highlights Walnut slab door cabinetry, a fully stocked kitchenette, and an indoor bathroom housing a Nature’s Head composting toilet. Outside, this rig is off-road and off-grid capable with upgraded wheels, tires, and suspension, as well as an ample power system to enable longer trips off of the beaten path. 


  • Room to sleep six: Bed on actuators, rear dinette that converts into a secondary sleeping area, and a RoofNest tent
  • Room to ride five: Three additional JMG Captain’s chairs
  • Design: Walnut slab door cabinetry, butcher-block countertops, Duramax upholstered wall and ceiling panels, faux leather upholstered rear dinette, and Walnut flooring
  • Kitchenette: Single burner True Induction cooktop, Cruise 200 Isotherm fridge and freezer, a drop-in sink, and a 700 Watt microwave.
  • Plumbing: 30-gallon fresh water tank, 7-gallon removable grey water tank, and a Nature’s Head composting toilet.


  • Sprinter 2500 4×4 RIP kit
  • Aluminess Double Loop roof rack, ladder, and Tred Plate Nerf Bars
  • 52″ 300 Watt LED light bar
  • Four 4″ LED lights at the corners of the roof rack
  • Fiamma F45 awning
  • Black Rhino wheels with KO2 tires
  • We Boost
  • RoofNest


  • 800 Ah Lithium Iron Phosphate battery bank
  • Victron Bluetooth battery monitor
  • 3000 W inverter
  • 200 W solar array
  • Multiple lighting zones
  • Rixen hydronic heat and hot water system
  • 2 Maxxair fans
  • Dometic Penguin II AC unit
  • 30-gallon fresh water tank
  • 7-gallon removable grey water tank
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