Van Life Rentals: Camping Vehicles for Rent in the USA

If you are on Instagram you have surely noticed the wanderlust inducing photos of #vanlife. A cute girl lies on a cozy bed in the back of a van, woolly sock covered feet in the air, looking out the back door to a gorgeous view. Or maybe a half naked guy is pulling his surfboard off the roof of his adventure mobile. All the while an adorable dog sits near by.

Want to sample this relaxed lifestyle without quitting your day job? Guess what? You can rent a camper van or RV perfect for exploring the great outdoors with no need for a tent in tow.

Van Life Rentals: Camping Vehicles for Rent in the USA

Ready for a road trip but don’t have your own RV? Never fear, there are plenty of options for renting campers, RVs and trailers so you can travel in style. Here are some of our favorite places to rent a camper van or RV in the USA. And don’t miss these websites that will help you find awesome free places to camp out.

Here are the best RV and van rentals across the USA.


Want to rent an RV for a short vacation  or try the road tripping lifestyle before you buy? Check Outdoorsy for peer-to-peer RV rentals across the USA. It’s like Airbnb for RVs! All RVs and trailers are fully insured and ready to roll on your exciting adventure.

Outdoorsy has a huge assortment and variety of RVs for rent from tiny trailers to Class A RVs. If you are looking for RV and van rentals this is the place to start. Since the network is peer to peer you can find camper van rental in Los Angeles, Minneapolis or Austin.

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Van Life Rentals: Camping Vehicles for Rent in the USA: Outdoorsy


You may have seen these colorful purple camper vans on the road if you’ve been in Australia, New Zealand or the USA. Jucy started in New Zealand and has since expanded to California. Their vans have a double bed in the back and come with or without a roof popup tent that can sleep 2 or 3 more. The rear of the vans have a clever kitchen set up making these comfy campers perfect for a road trip and the ideal van life rentals of you don’t mind driving a purple and green van for rental car camping.

Van Life Rentals: Camping Vehicles for Rent in the USA: Outdoorsy


Mercedes Sprinter Van Rentals

#VanLifers know the Sprinter van is one of the best. Roomy and tall, they are one of the most popular vehicles for transforming to a home on wheels. Mercedes Sprinter Van Rentals has campervans for rent perfect for exploring off the grid because they are equipped with solar power. This company has rental locations all across the west. Take them to National Parks like Yosemite, Zion, Grand Canyon and Yellowstone. This is a great company to take a look at if you want to try out the Sprinter van life.

Lost Campers

Don’t fancy driving a green and purple campervan? Check out the Dodge Grand Caravans, Chrysler Town & Country and Ford E350s from Lost Campers. You can pick up your camper van rental in California or Utah. The vans sleep 2 to 5 people.

The vans have no logos and look like normal vans, and therefore are much more stealthy than other options. Lost Campers offers discounts for rentals more than 21 days.

Van Life Rentals: Camping Vehicles for Rent in the USA


Adventure awaits! Located in Portland, Oregon, Roamerica offers Ford Econoline Sportsmobile campervan rentals. These vans are stealthy and cool, perfect for a trip spent hiking, snowboarding, surfing or simply exploring. Vans come with built in kitchens and sleep 4 with the top popped.

You can also add goodies like bike racks, a paddleboard and more to your campervan rental.

Escape Campervans

You’re sure to be spotted when you drive one of these unique handpainted vans across the country. Escape Campervans have rental locations across the USA and Canada but the company was founded in New Zealand. Choose  a van that sleeps 2 to 5 people and is complete with a full kitchen. They are a great option for camping van vehicles for rent.

Van Life Rentals: Camping Vehicles for Rent in the USA

Campervan North America

This company has a fleet of five different all white vans to choose from for van life rentals. Their “Edelweiss” is a great option if you are traveling solo as it gets pretty decent gas mileage and isn’t too large. Campervan North America‘s biggest van sleeps five people and has a full kitchen. Pick up your van at one of five USA locations from Orlando to Seattle.

RV Share

RVshare offers RV rentals from both private owners and dealerships. Search through options across the USA from huge luxury Class A motorhomes to travel trailers. Want to bring Spot and Fido too? Some of the RVs allow pets!

We like that RV Share has options at all price ranges and styles, and availability across the whole country.

Cruise America

This company rents RVs for a few days, a few weeks or a few months to happy campers across the country. Cruise America has four different types of Class C RVs for rent at their locations across the USA and even in Alaska. All of their RVs include a kitchen, toilet, shower and of course, beds.

Cruise America also has a try before you buy renter’s rebate system.

Apollo RV

Whatever your destination, there should be an Apollo RV office somewhere nearby to get your adventures going. With branches throughout the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand – this company has been renting RVs for more than 30 years. In the US they are located in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Seattle and Denver. They rent stealthy vans and Winnebago motorhomes of all sizes, sleeping up to 6 people.

If you’ll be visiting a lot of National Parks like Saguaro National Park, Yosemite, Colorado National Monument or Joshua Tree National Park in your campervan or RV you might want to purchase an annual park pass. The America the Beautiful pass gets you free access to all the parks! Camping is not included but it will save you money if you are planning to visit several parks. You can get the National Park pass here!

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I hope this camping vehicles for rent list helped you find the perfect mini van RV rental or camping bus rental for fun and easy rental car camping. Check out our list for renting campers in Europe, coming soon!

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