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A porsche, a sprinter and a Eurovan all go camping together in Oregon

Types of Vans

At GoCamp no two vans are alike. You just have to pick one! And there isn’t a bad choice in the bunch.


Our vans are as unique and fun as the memories you’ll make in them.

When you rent a camper van from us you aren’t choosing between Generic Cookie Cutter Van #1 and Generic Cookie Cutter Van #2. Also, you’ll never see a logo emblazoned on the side of our vans screaming “tourist alert.”

Because GoCamp camper vans are all owned by individuals, each vehicle is unique. Each van is also lovingly maintained by its owner, and all owners meet strict maintenance and safety requirements before listing their vans on the GoCamp website. We rent nimble camper vans that are fun to drive and easy to park.

From old school Volkswagen Vanagons and Eurovans to newer Mercedes-Benz or Dodge Sprinters, Ford Transits, Ram ProMasters, Sportsmobile and specialty conversion vans, Nissans, Delicas and rooftop tents, you have lots of great choices for your next road trip.

A Mitsubishi Delica and a Eurovan Camper parked on the side of the road on Mt Hood

Pick One and Start vanning your Playcation 😉

Now we are definitely buying a Sprinter van!

“The trip was fantastic. We rented Wild Rose because we're thinking about buying a Sprinter van. Now we are definitely buying a Sprinter van!”

Kara, in the van called Wild Rose
White Mercedes-Benz sprinter van parked on a hillside.


Sprinters are all the rage right now. We have DIY vans whose owners have spent countless weekends painstakingly building each feature, vans custom designed by the hottest builders such as Overland Van Project and Outside Van, and Sprinters outfitted by industry leaders such as Storyteller Overland MODE 4x4 vans.

People who rent our Sprinters say:
"I am thinking of buying one, so figured I should rent a Sprinter first to try it out."
"I want a more modern vehicle, and all the creature comforts I can get!"
"I wanted to be able to stand up inside the whole van."

Silver Falls State Park Eurovan Camper


Easy to drive, the Eurovan is considered car-like with its cruise control, power windows, power locks, rack-and-pinion steering, and independent suspension. In the summer, the A/C provides welcome relief, and in many of our vans, winter camping is made possible by a propane furnace that keeps you toasty and warm.

People who rent our Eurovans say:
"I wanted cruise control and the ability to go 70-75 mph on the highway."
"I love the pop top but wanted something a little newer than the Vanagons."
"I've got a family of four so this seemed perfect; it's a lot like my mini van!"

Pop top raised, tent lit up, lake, dramatic night sky with stars 1985 Vanagon Camper


Described as “the last of a now dead breed: rear engine, rear wheel drive, sit-over-the-front-wheels, lean-over-the-steering-wheel-listening-to-groovy-tunes kinda rig.” On the road you’ll be greeted by other Westy drivers with a cool head nod, maybe a slight raise of the index finger. Nod back; you got this.

People who rent our Vanagons say:
"I have always wanted one of these, or, I had one of these growing up!"
"I'm totally comfortable driving stick shift and I don't mind going slow."
"These vans are the coolest; they sure don't make them like they used to."

We'll never camp in a tent again

“We initially booked this van to camp with friends who had their own van for a weekend. We ended up loving the experience so much we extended our rental for another three nights. Do yourself a favor; rent a camper van. We'll never camp in a tent again!”

Anthony, in the van called Metolius
Sunlight reflects off top of a white Ford Transit conversion campervan parked in the desert

Ford Vans

Ford Econoline, or E series, vehicles make for great camper vans. Sportsmobile is often associated with Ford vans, with Sportsmobile outfitters building the interior cabinetry and camping components that turn a regular van into a camper van. We've also got lots of Ford Transit vans, like the one above, on the site!

People who rent our Ford vans say:
"I've always been curious about the Sportsmobile conversion."
"I love the headroom in these."
"That "Built Ford Tough" commercial has always stuck in my mind; I love the reliability of a Ford van."

Toyota camper van parked sideways on road in forest

Specialty Vans

From Mitsubishi Delicas with the steering wheel on the right-hand side, to Honda Elements outfitted with tents on top, to custom Nissan conversion vans, we have several options that defy easy categorization. But they do all have one thing in common: these rigs are sweet and sure to turn heads or start conversations.

People who rent our Specialty vans say:
"The right-hand drive was easy to get the hang of."
"The price on these specialty vans can't be beat!"
"I feel like I'm in the stars when I sleep in the rooftop tent."


One of the great things about the ProMaster is that the walls are more square than Sprinters. For those doing their own conversions, this makes it easier to build things inside. The ProMaster is also the widest of all the cargo vans so if you're planning on sleeping side to side, the ProMaster is a great option.

People who rent our ProMasters say:
"I am thinking of doing my own van conversion so wanted to try one out first."
"I just like the boxy, blocky look of the ProMaster."
"I wanted front wheel drive."

Such a cool little van

“An amazing van and an amazing trip. What more is there to say about Interstellar? It came with everything we needed for a week on the road seeing all that Oregon has to offer. Traversed mountain passes, off-roaded to find the perfect boondocking site, kept us warm in the snow, and gave strangers something to smile about everywhere we went. Such a cool little van with all the necessities, and just the right amount of quirk. ”

Ryan, in the van called Interstellar

Reserve Now

It's pretty simple. Look through the list of vans available for the dates you want to travel. Filter by various criteria like pet friendly or automatic transmission. Then pick one! You can't go wrong.

Plan your Trip

Once you've got a van reserved you can start planning your trip. You'll get a detailed list of everything that is included in the van so you can pack and plan accordingly. And we have lots of suggested routes and ideas for things to do on our Insider Tips page.

Hop in and Go

Then you just hop in and go! Everything you need is included so all you have to do is stop for groceries on the way out of town. When you're done, return the van to its owner and share some stories from the road.