Hillside Leisure flips its VW camper van for more cooking, bath space

WASHINGTON — In the past, we’ve known Hillside Leisure mostly as a maker of small camper vans, sized right down to the all-electric Nissan Dalbury E we looked at last year. But more recently, Hillside has been going bigger with gen-two Volkswagen Crafter camper vans.

Its 19.7-ft (6-m) Heatherton features a layout quite different from the other Crafter campers we’ve seen over the past year, putting a full-width bathroom at the rear and a convertible lounge/bed up front. The Heatherton keeps its occupants comfortable and prepared on the move with central heating, an oven/broiler, a hybrid stove, and a touchscreen command center.

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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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