About robert

  • RVing for 20 years
  • Owned an RV for 20 years
828CamperVanRental.com is Western North Carolina’s home of camper van rental. Located south of Asheville, NC in the heart of Pisgah National Forest (Mills River, NC) 828CamperVanRental.com is your source for custom van rentals of all kinds. We have vans of our own to choose from or we can hook you up with another more to your liking. If you have a van need, we have a van solution. Robert Morehead first became involved with #vanlife more than 10 years ago. He and friend Thomas Coffee had the idea to build the southeast’s best custom van conversions and set out to do so with Morehead Design Lab. Over the next decade the two turned out a plethora of vans until deciding to take different directions. Thomas has taken over van customization at Blue Ridge Adventure Vehicles while Robert is now focused on his fleet of custom camper van rental, and his new project 828CamperVanRental.com.


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Reviewed on Mar 10th

Amazing experience.

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Reviewed on Mar 5th

I can't recommend this van enough. Robert is a thoughtful, communicative host and I had a great time taking his ride to Cherokee. I'm considering creating my own adventure van and if/when I do, I'll be incorporating many of the design ideas he implemented here. The Webasto heater, the awning,...

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Reviewed on Dec 25th

Thanks so much to 828 campervan rentals. Robert set my family up with everything for a week on the road, even adding a bike rack. The kids had as much fun playing and sleeping in the van as they did doing anything else the whole week. The van is setup with everything you need, from tie downs,...

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J. Patrick

Reviewed on Jul 27th

Professional and thorough, start to finish. He took 2 hours to go over everything prior to departure. I had to take notes! He built his so he knows it and loves just like my wife who was new to camping did. We took it for a month and didn't want to give it back.