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7 Reasons a Camper Van Rental Should Be Your Next Family Adventure

There’s nothing like a household street journey to get everybody excited to take a look at one other space of the nation. For your subsequent journey, up your street journey recreation with a camper van rental from GoCamp. We checked out the “Airbnb of camper vans” for ourselves and would completely advocate it in your subsequent household tenting weekend. Here’s all of the explanation why!

picture: Kate Loweth

There’s one thing about bringing your mattress with you that makes touring in a GoCamp camper van particularly epic. The GoCamp fleet of camper vans are something however cookie cutter. Scroll by way of their available rigs and you will find all the things from old skool Volkswagen Vanagons to Mercedes Sprinter vans. Different sleeping preparations enchantment to totally different households with some providing inside sleeping quarters and a few roof-top popups or tents. The Sprinter van provides the biggest choice with seating for 5 and sleeping quarters (through a double bunk) for 4.

picture: Kate Loweth

The foremost drag of the household street journey is arguably the fixed eating out. The GoCamp vans prevent the aggravation (and funds) that requires by bringing your kitchen with you. While all of the rigs are arrange barely in another way, our Sprinter van had a pump-powered sink the place we may wash dishes and an indoor space if we would have liked to cook dinner out of the weather. It additionally got here with a folding desk to arrange a kitchen outside.

Bedding for the decrease mattress was offered and the the children within the higher bunk introduced their sleeping baggage to make it straightforward. Sleeping within the Sprinter van was really fairly snug, significantly better than the same old tenting sleep that is for certain!

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Gone are the times of packing a automotive full of drugs in your subsequent tenting journey. GoCamp vans include actually all the things you might want to cook dinner, wash dishes and benefit from the campfire. In addition to the sink, our van had a solar-charged Yeti cooler and all of the cooking gear wanted to make some imply tenting tacos. Pots, pans, camp range with propane, French press for the all-important espresso and place settings for 4 folks had been all included. The van’s proprietor even allow us to use a few of his camp chairs. All we needed to carry was our garments, sleeping baggage for the children, some meals and a few firewood. That’s it!

picture: Kate Loweth

Perhaps our favourite side of the GoCamp tenting expertise is that you just need not search excessive and low for these high-demand RV campsites. A conventional campsite is loads massive sufficient to suit your camper van, your youngsters and the gear. This offers you flexibility to e book your campsites as you go or attempt your luck at first-come-first-served campsite.

picture: Kate Loweth

An further bonus comes once you arrive at your campsite and do not need to spend time discovering a (hopefully) flat space and organising your tent. Your all-weather sleeping quarters will preserve everybody heat and joyful, and you will have extra time to spend exploring your campground.

picture: Kate Loweth

We liked tooling across the Northern California coast on our latest GoCamp journey as a result of the van was so enjoyable to drive and simple to maneuver. No blind spots or particular parking spots wanted, the van may take us anyplace we needed to go. The youngsters particularly liked that our van was named “Vanica Patrick” they usually loved speaking about our new pal Vanica all weekend lengthy.

Your GoCamp rental comes with 125 miles per day included in your rental (with further miles incurring an extra cost). Rentals vary from $105-250/evening and are a minimal of three or 4 days relying on the season. You can at present decide up GoCamp vans in Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Reno, Salt Lake City, Flagstaff and Denver with new websites being added. Check the rent-a-van page for present availability.

GoCamp Camper Vans
Online: gocampcampervans.com

—Kate Loweth

Editor’s notice: This rental was offered by GoCamp however the opinions belong to the writer. 

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