Choosing the right vehicle to go off-roading in is an expensive and difficult choice that isn’t always easy to re-make depending on purchasing location.

Some of the best off-road campers are car/truck campers that can be attached to a vehicle designed specifically for outdoor use. RVs and pull behind trailers are generally  best used on maintained roads.

An all-terrain camper is a vehicle that has the ability to drive on both roads and off-road. It can be used for outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, and camping. There are several models available in the market with different features and specifications. In this article, we will discuss some of the best all terrain campers so that you can choose one according to your needs.

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Types of Campers For Off Roading

Insta-campers

Insta-campers are a great option if you're looking for a portable and easy to set up camper trailer. They are lightweight and can be towed with small cars or even motorcycles and have built-in solar panels for electricity. They are not meant for long-term living, but they do make great weekend camping trailers or even an extra room at your house when needed.

Teardrop trailers

Teardrop trailers are small and easy to tow.They are lightweight, easy to tow, and inexpensive. They are also easy to park, easy to tow, and can be easily stored when not in use. The main drawback to this style of camper is interior living space.

Off-road campers

Off-road campers are ideal for people who want to get off the beaten path, but still maintain a comfortable living space. These campers can be used at established campsites or on BLM land interchangeably.

They are built with high ground clearance and wide tracks, so they can easily handle rough terrain. The Sportsmobile Alpha, EarthRoamer XV-HD, and Tonke Camper Folding Camper are three of the most popular off-road campers in existence today.

Explorer Boxes

Explorer Boxes are the most popular all-terrain camper. They are built on a custom-made Ford F-150 pickup truck chassis, which gives them ample interior space and towing capabilities. Explorer Boxes come in three different sizes:

  • X-Treme: The smallest of the Explorer Boxes, this model is great for two people or small families who want to go out into nature without being too far from civilization.
  • Extreme: Slightly larger than the X-Treme, this model has more space inside for sleeping arrangements and can comfortably hold up to four people.
  • Xtra Extra Large: This is the largest of all three models and has enough room for eight sleeping spaces if you so choose.

Best Models Of Off Road Campers

Airstream Interstate Grand Tour EXT

Built for extended adventures, the Airstream Interstate Grand Tour EXT is one of the most sought-after luxury travel trailers on the market today.

The 2020 model comes with an impressive list of standard features, including a solid steel chassis, automatic leveling system and an Onan generator.

With a weight capacity of 4,000 pounds and a 7-foot clearance height, this all-terrain camper can handle any terrain you throw at it—and then some.

Notable Specifications

  • Chassis: Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500
  • Tow Capacity:  5,000 lbs
  • Trailer Safety System
  • Trailer Stability System
  • Overall Length: 24' 6"
  • Overall Height (w/ A/C): 9 ft. 8 in. 2WD/9 ft. 11 in. 4WD (inc A/C & Antenna)

2020 EarthRoamer XV-LTS

The EarthRoamer XV-LTS is the perfect camper for someone who loves to travel and wants to be able to take their home with them.

It has a 5.5-liter Cummins diesel engine, which gives it a great amount of power. This model can tow up to 10,000 pounds and has a range of 1,200 miles.

The rear hydraulic ramp allows you easy entry into the camper; this is something that many other campers do not offer. The EarthRoamer XV-LTS is built on a Ford F-550 Super Duty chassis and comes equipped with large wheels so that you can go just about anywhere without having any issues.

Notable Specifications

  • Chassis: Ford F-550 4×4.
  • Engine: 6.7L V8 Turbo Diesel. Horsepower: 330. Torque: 750.
  • Length: 29′
  • Width: 8′0
  • Max Height: 12′ Min Height: 11'6″
  • Approach Angle: 30°

Winnebago Revel

The Winnebago Revel is a Class B camper that is built on a Ford F-53 chassis. The Revel comes with a rear-wheel drive and has a 6.8L V10 gas engine that produces 330hp and 420 lb-ft of torque.

The vehicle has an 88 gallon fuel tank, which gives you plenty of range when out in the wilderness. It also features an Onan 4000 generator as well as an electric refrigerator and freezer for keeping your food cool during your camping trip.

This model comes with multiple sleeping options including two full beds, one queen bed and one twin bed in the living area of your RV if needed.

Notable Specifications

  • 3.0L 6-cylinder, 188-hp, turbo-diesel engine.
  • Automatic transmission, 220-amp.
  • Exterior Length: 19'7″
  • Exterior Height: 10′
  • Freshwater Capacity: 21 gal.
  • Fuel Capacity: 24.5 gal.

EarthRoamer XV-HD

The EarthRoamer XV-HD has impressive off-road capabilities. Its massive tires can handle anything from mud puddles or rocky terrain to sand dunes or snow fields (with some modifications). With its rugged 6x6 drivetrain and powerful diesel engine, this camper is ready for anything.

The EarthRoamer XV-HD is an off-road camper that is built to last. It has a 600 horsepower engine, so it can go up to 110 mph and has a range of 1,000 miles on a single tank of gas. With its sturdy frame and frame-mounted spare tire this camping trailer won't give up when the going gets tough or when you need to cross rough terrain.

This vehicle also comes with all the standard amenities you would expect in your own home including a kitchenette, bathroom, shower and sleeping area for two people.

Notable Specifications

  • Length: 35′
  • Width: 8.5′
  • Height: 13′
  • Approach Angle: 46°
  • Departure Angle: 23°
  • Breakover Angle: 12°

Sportsmobile Alpha

The Sportsmobile Alpha has a good amount of ground clearance, making it capable on any terrain. It also has a full roll cage and roof rack, which are great for hauling gear and towing other vehicles.

This camper is great if you want to travel off road but don't want an RV-style rig.The Sportsmobile Alpha is a great off-road camper. It was built on a Ford F250 chassis with a V10 engine, and it has a 6.8L V10 engine that’s reliable and powerful.

Notable Specifications

  • Length: RB 211.9” EB 231.9”
  • Width: 79.3”
  • Track Width: (Front/Rear) 70.5” / 70.5”
  • Height: 94.0”
  • Wheel Base: 140.3”
  • Ground Clearance (Van Center): 16.5”
  • Approach / Departure Angle: 44º / 32º
  • Engine: 7.3L V-8
  • Towing Capacity: 10,000 lbs.

Winnebago Revel 4x4

The Winnebago Revel 4x4 is a big RV. It has two slide-out rooms, a kitchen and dining area, and a shower, sink and toilet all in one room. There’s even room for you to hang your clothes in the closet or store them in drawers under the sofa seats that convert into beds when needed.

The Winnebago Revel is a luxury Class B camper van that has a 4.6L V8 engine and can tow up to 7,000 lbs. It has a queen bed, full bathroom, kitchenette with microwave and refrigerator/freezer combo and rear-facing seat that folds into a bed.

Notable Specifications

  • Exterior Length: 19'7″
  • Exterior Height : 10′
  • Freshwater Capacity: 21 gal.
  • Holding Tank Capacity: 21 gal. ( gray)
  • Fuel Capacity: 24.5 gal.

Volkswagen Vanagon Syncro

The VW Vanagon Syncro is a rare vehicle, but still available to buy. It’s a 4WD version of the Vanagon and was first produced in 1984. The Syncro is not just for high-octane adventurers, it can also be used as an everyday vehicle.

If you want to take youre Syncro on an off-road adventure, then you may want to consider fitting a pop-top roof. This will make getting in and out of the van easier when there are obstacles around like rocks or bushes blocking your exit.

Notable Specifications

  • Engine: Gas & Diesel Options
  • Wheelbase: 2,461 mm (96.9 in)
  • GL Syncro Camper – 2,456 mm (96.7 in)
  • Length: 4,569 mm (179.9 in)
  • Width: 1,844 mm (72.6 in)

Mercedes-Benz Unimog Camper

The Mercedes-Benz Unimog is a range of multi-purpose all-wheel drive trucks produced by Daimler Trucks. Named after its origin, the Unimog was originally designed as an agricultural motor vehicle and has been continually produced since 1951.

The purpose of its creation was to efficiently operate in highly unfavorable conditions (such as sandy desert or steep mountains) where cars would be ineffective. It's used for many purposes today, including military applications, public utility vehicles (such as snow plows), construction/excavation equipment, firefighting trucks and more.

Unimog Camper Body Options

The Unimog offers a wide variety of bodies available on top of the basic chassis which gives it tremendous versatility and make it easy to turn into your very own adventure mobile camper van.

  • Ambulance body
  • Articulated dump truck body
  • Articulated tank transport body

Action Mobil Globecruiser Family 900 Expedition

The Action Mobil Globecruiser Family 900 Expedition, at $137,000, is the most expensive camper van on this list. However, it's also the largest and heaviest vehicle here by far. The 1-ton GL9S has a wheelbase of over 20 feet and can carry up to seven people inside its two rows of seats.

At around 18 feet long and 8 feet tall, it's difficult to park in most urban areas (and would probably be illegal in some). But if you're looking for a big adventure rig that will comfortably house your whole family or multiple groups of friends on an extended trip through remote areas of the world—or even across entire continents—this may be your best option.

Notable Specifications

  • Length: RB 211.9” EB 231.9”
  • Width: 79.3”
  • Track Width: (Front/Rear) 70.5” / 70.5”
  • Height: 94.0”
  • Wheel Base: 140.3”

Tuff Stuff Rooftop Tent

Tuff Stuff Rooftop Tent is a rooftop tent that is built to last. It’s made of heavy duty vinyl construction and includes a floor, a waterproof rainfly and seam sealed construction.

The top of the tent can be rolled back to create an open air sleeping compartment. The Tuff Stuff Rooftop Tent also includes two large zippered doors with storm flaps as well as windows on each side which offer ventilation in warmer climates.

Notable Specifications

  • Sleeping Capacity: 3 People.
  • Open dimensions L/W/H: 65x96x52 inches.
  • Open dimensions w/Overhang: 65x132x52.
  • Closed dimensions 65x48x15 inches.
  • Mattress L/W/H: 65x92.5x 2.75.
  • Weight: 164 Lbs.
  • Weight Capacity: 800 Lbs.
  • Ladder Capacity: 300 Lbs.

Keystone Springdale 242RKWE

The Springdale is a great all terrain camper. This model comes with a large slide out and features an open floor plan, which makes it easy to move around inside. The kitchen has plenty of space for all your cooking needs, and there's also plenty of storage room throughout the rest of the unit. The bathroom has double sinks as well as an enclosed shower stall with privacy curtains on either side.

It comes with two queen beds that each offer 60 inches by 80 inches in sleeping space; these can be converted into two twin beds if desired through removal of one mattress from each bed frame.

You'll also find that there are two couches in this model's living quarters—one slides out from underneath where it normally sits against one wall, while another folds down from above where it normally rests behind another wall; both couches have pull out trays for eating meals or using laptops at tableside.

Notable Specifications

  • Length: 28.67 ft.
  • Width:8 ft.
  • Height: 10.92 ft.
  • Dry Weight: 5,890 lbs.
  • Payload Capacity: 1,840 lbs.
  • GVWR: 7,730 lbs.
  • Hitch Weight: 730 lbs.

About THE AUTHOR

Elijah White

Elijah White

My wife and I bought a broken down 1984 Chevy A-Class 26ft RV and restored it back to working order. Now we both work remotely and live in it full time with our pet cats with the freedom to explore.

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