Want to go camping but don’t want to get wet, freeze to death, or be eaten by a bear or other large predator? If you said “yes” to one or all of the above and don’t have room in your driveway for a travel trailer or a bus-sized RV, then camping in a van is definitely for you. Reasonably sized, (relatively) affordable, and definitely not tents, camper vans are roaring into fashion as go-to accessories for adventure seekers. (Cheap options exist, or feel free to spend judiciously for an fully kitted off-road camper that can take you anywhere—either way, we can help you pick!) To show you why, we’ve rounded up our favorite reasons to go camping in a van, “roughing it” while still on four wheels.
1. The World is Your Campground
Let’s face it: A tent is acceptable if you’re holed