17 Kick-Ass Campers and Trailers You Can Rent From $45 a Night

17 Kick-Ass Campers and Trailers You Can Rent From $45 a Night

By Michele Koh Morollo and Marissa Hermanson
From funky desert outposts to road-ready rentals, these camper vans and trailers are geared for adventure.

If you’re itching to get outdoors but not quite ready to spring for your tiny-home-on-wheels, these rentable campers and trailers are the way to go. Whether you’re looking for a teardrop trailer to hitch to your car or a luxuriously upgraded Airstream to camp out in, these options will have you packing your bags.

Caravan Getaway

$125 per night

Near Taos, New Mexico, this vintage baby-blue trailer has a cozy, wood-paneled interior that embraces its retro roots. Equipped with Wi-Fi, this one-bedroom, one-bath caravan provides access to the 12-acre property’s fire pits, hammocks, and decks.

This vintage trailer near Taos, New Mexico, has a charming interior with wood-clad walls and a patterned floor.

KúKú Camper

From $79 per night

This Iceland-based camper rental company has an outpost in Colorado with an array of souped-up Dodge RAMs—some that can sleep as many as five people. With prices starting at $79 a night and a fleet of themed vans (think Chuck Norris and Super Mario), the Denver branch offers an affordable glamping experience with fun in mind.

Explore Colorado's frontier with a Dodge RAM that has all the bells and whistles.

Cozy Casita 

$45 per night

This vintage, 17-foot Casita is parked on a lush, three-acre property in the quaint town of Cummington, Massachusetts. Perks include picking flowers in the meadow and vegetables in the garden, and enjoying a quiet night under the stars.

Surrounded by flowers and meadows, this Casita in Massachusetts makes for a cozy getaway.

1977 Silver Streak

$177 per night

This 31-foot tin can is one of seven trailers just a five-minute walk from Waldport, Oregon’s beaches. With a full kitchen, full bath, and plenty of beds (it sleeps four), it makes for a comfortable home away from home.

The beach is just a five-minute walk from this vintage Silver Streak.

Escapod Teardrop Trailer 

$113 per night

Based in Moab, Utah, this teardrop trailer is an ideal retreat for the adventurous couple with a cozy, wood-paneled sleeping berth and a boot equipped with a gas stove top and cooler for al fresco cooking.

Ideal for two guests, this teardrop trailer comes equipped with an outdoor kitchen and an external hand shower attachment.

Happier Camper 

$175 per night

You can now rent one of Happier Camper’s cute and cozy trailers for $175 a night. Modern additions like sound systems, iPod docks, heaters, and ventilation fans add to the comfort factor. The ultra-light trailer can sleep four and can be towed by any vehicle, making it a fun and easy getaway for a small family.

Happier Camper's retro-inspired trailers are ultra-light and can be towed by any vehicle.

Groovy VW Bus

$399 per night

Embrace your inner flower child by renting one of these vintage VW buses that can help you explore the Sunshine State. Located out of St. Petersburg, the retro fleet includes an array of 1970s caravans in a range of groovy shades like sage green and vibrant orange.

With plaid and wood interiors and funky exterior colors, this fleet of '70s era VW caravans is the way to see Florida.

Classic Campervans

$188 per night

If you’re planning a Euro trip, check out these boho-chic van rentals in Ibiza that can sleep up to four and take you along the Spanish island for $188 per night. The retro caravans pack quite a few amenities—gas camping stove, icebox, linens, chairs and sink—to bring all your glamping dreams to life.

Explore Ibiza's picturesque coast while holed up in one of these classic VW camper vans.

Camp Weathered

$55 per night 

Back in December 2017, Bay Area entrepreneurs and outdoors enthusiasts Alex McNeil and Jesse Bodony launched Camp Weathered, a teardrop trailer rental company, to share their love for nature with those seeking a retreat in the Northern California wilderness.

With a comfy bed, a built-in kitchenette and plenty of storage, this tiny trailer will provide all the amenities needed for a quick getaway. 

Notel 

From $309 per night 

The unique, all-trailer boutique hotel Notel delivers rooftop views and retro vibes. Thanks to six newly renovated Airstream trailers set atop a rooftop parking garage in downtown Melbourne, Australia, you can satisfy your adventurous itch without even leaving the city.

Notel's Airstream suites come fully equipped with sleek designs and modern amenities.

AutoCamp  

From $169 per night 

With locations in Northern California, Yosemite, and Cape Cod, AutoCamp’s exquisitely renovated Airstream trailers allow you to explore the outdoors and come home to thoughtful amenities.

Anacapa Architecture and Geremia Design have joined forces for an Airstream campground that’s both rugged and refined.

Krawler Teardrop Trailer

From $112.50 per night

The Socal Teardrops "Krawler" available through Off The Grid Rentals weighs in at 1,250 pounds, making it easily towable by most vehicles. The teardrop trailer comes with a full-size mattress and the option for a rooftop tent to hold a family of five. It comes with all-terrain tires, an awning, and a heavy-duty roof rack for all your adventuring needs.

With rental locations in California, Arizona, and Utah, Off The Grid Rentals is a convenient option for exploring the West Coast.

Mink Camper

From $146 per night

Icelandic company Mink Campers rents trailers in Norway and Scotland. The surprisingly spacious interiors are outfitted with a queen-size mattress and a canvas bunk bed, all topped with a glass roof for stargazing. The back opens up to become an open-air kitchen that holds a built-in, illuminated ice chest.

Mink Camper also sells gear to get your trailer road-ready including a Webasto heating system, a Bose sound system, and a Cube gas stove.

The Vintages

From $104 per night

A luxury resort boasting 35 vintage trailers in the heart of Oregon’s Willamette Valley wine country, The Vintages makes your stay memorable with thoughtful amenities including gourmet coffee, cruiser bikes, and terrycloth robes.

Cruise around the Willamette Valley wine country on one of the bikes that comes with each rental trailer.

The Holidays 

$209 per night

Entrepreneurs Andrew Bryan Jones and Kellen Van Ausdal bring ’60s camp vibes to San Clemente State Beach with The Holidays, a collection of four retro Shasta trailers set on an ocean bluff.

With names like The Drifter and The Muir, each trailer accommodates four adults and a child in an overhead bunk.


El Cosmico

From $169 per night

Sited on 21 acres just outside Marfa, Texas, El Cosmico bills itself as a "bohemian nomadic" hotel offering an array of restored vintage trailers, tents, yurts, and tepees. With the only Internet connection being available in the lobby, guests are encouraged to digitally disconnect and become inspired via the multiple on-site creative workshops. 

Trailers are available in various sizes and feature a king or queen bed with an additional twin bed/sofa. The space also has an indoor bathroom/shower, as well as AC/heater and a deck.

Kate’s Lazy Desert

$200 per night

About 20 minutes from Joshua Tree National Park in California’s Mojave Desert, this outpost created by leader singer of The B-52’s, Kate Pierson, boasts six funky Airstreams renovated by artists and designers with themes ranging from "tiki" to "hot lava."

The "Hot Lava" Airstream sleeps two adults and includes a bathroom and a kitchenette. 

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