Curbed: Pop-top camper van sleeps four, fits in garage

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WASHINGTON — In Curbed’s exhaustive coverage of RVs and in our active community group of camper obsessives (head over here to join), one question emerges again and again: Why doesn’t the U.S. have as many cool camper designs as Europe?

In particular, Americans are obsessed with the fact that since Volkswagen stopped making the Eurovan stateside in 2003, the U.S. has lacked a small footprint pop-top camper. In spring 2018, I drove the Volkswagen California camper on a road trip and came to understand what generations of families already know: A pop-top camper van is the perfect weekend RV that can also function as a daily driver.

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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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