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    Updated on Aug 12, 2020. Posted on Aug 11, 2020

    22 Immensely Cool DIY Van Upgrades For Anyone Who Wants To Take To The Open Road Right Now

    Home is where you park it.

    Welcome to #vanlife, where the entirety of the United States is suddenly your oyster.

    While we've been cooped up in our same old homes day in and day out of this pandemic, having a little change of scenery sounds...amazing.

    These Sprinter van upgrade ideas will make you wonder why you haven't ditched your lame land-locked abode for the open road.

    1. You can loft your bed for more space, especially if you need to bring bikes along for your adventure.

    2. Or add a platform with some drawers for extra storage.

    3. Install a pull-out cooking surface for mountainside meals on the go.

    4. This van owner seems to have their priorities in order.

    5. You can also create more cooking surfaces using fold-out shelves.

    6. And more sleeping surfaces, too.

    7. Seriously, people can get so creative with their pull-outs and fold-downs and whatnot.

    8. Wanna see something really clever? There are actually slots under this bed for...

    A table that pulls out!

    9. This sweet little dining table set up becomes...

    A BED!!

    10. Make sure there's room for the pup.

    11. I'm living for that tiny shoe compartment.

    12. And this built-in skylight.

    Van with a built-in skylight DIY upgrade.

    13. This van owner decorated the place with plants and it looks downright spacious.

    14. Recreate your living room loveseat right under the stars.

    15. A fold-down table becomes an instant WFV (work from van) space.

    16. Make your ride a little eco-friendlier by installing solar panels.

    17. These slide out bins provide a ton of extra storage.

    18. If chilling out is more your thing, here are 3 genius ways to install a hammock:

    21. And the movie nights in the woods.

    22. You'll definitely want a blank "wall" and a projector.

    Basically, your new backyard awaits you.

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