Affordable pop-top transforms your van into a camper

WASHINGTON — Each month the top conversion van companies in the country debut sleek, innovative homes-on-the-go that appeal to everyone from retired couples to adrenaline-addicted mountain bike pros. But a much-anticipated trend has finally hit the United States: Camper companies are opting to build out the smaller siblings of the Mercedes Sprinters and Ram Promasters, vans like the Nissan NV200, the Ram Promaster City, and the Mercedes Metris.

The trend towards smaller camper vans is already prolific in Europe, where many families opt for campers that can serve both as weekend retreats and daily commuters. But it’s been harder to find here in the U.S., with popular campers like the Volkswagen California van unavailable stateside.

Read the full story from Curbed.

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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