Here at Juniata Valley RV, we take pride in carrying only the best RV brands on the market. When we decided to re-introduce truck campers to our RV dealership, we carefully selected our top three brands. These manufacturers specialize in durable, dependable truck campers that we’re confident will please our shoppers. After careful consideration we chose the following: Capri, Lance and NuCamp.
Truck Camper Manufacturers at Juniata Valley RV
What is a Truck Camper?
A truck camper is exactly what it sounds like: a camper that is attached to the bed of a pickup truck. These campers are often very small, consisting of a bed, bathroom and kitchen at most. Though tiny campers may have the title, truck campers are truly the smallest campers on the market. They are so small, in fact, that most states don’t legally consider them RVs! Pennsylvania included – here, they are considered cargo rather than an RV.
While truck campers are definitely small, they are a great option for single travelers or couples on the go. One of the main benefits is their maneuverability. They’re easier to drive on winding campground paths or off-road trails for boondockers because they aren’t towed. Additionally, there’s no worry when it comes to parking your truck camper. It’s easy to back into your campsite, and you can fit in almost any parking lot along the way.
Image courtesy of Capri.
In addition to ease of travel, truck campers are an affordable option if budget is a concern when you’re in the market for a new RV. The initial price tag is much smaller than most campers. They range anywhere from $5,000 to $20,000 new. Not to mention there’s no need to worry about purchasing a registration or significant insurance rate hikes. Finally, they are easy to store! Truck campers are small enough to store in the garage or driveway of most homes.
The truck camper benefits range from price to drivability, which is why we recommend them for single or duo travelers. So, when you shop truck campers at Juniata Valley RV, what are your options?
Capri Truck Campers
Since 1969, Capri has specialized in “the world’s finest truck camper.” They began in a Texas warehouse and have since expanded to a full manufacturing facility. Their campers are lightweight, well-constructed and affordable. And, of course, many buyers love the vintage style that can only be found on Capri truck campers.
Capri campers were recently seen on Paramount’s hit TV show Yellowstone! They manufacture both cab-over models, Retreat and Lone Star, and a non-cab-over Cowboy model. Juniata Valley RV carries all three of their models, so you can choose the camper that works best for you!
Lance Truck Campers
While based in California, Lance plans to open a second facility in Decatur, Indiana, to help keep dealers in the Midwest and on the East Coast stocked. Lance has built safe, eco-friendly, dependable campers since 1965. All of their campers include a two-year structural warranty, so you know you’ve purchased a camper that the brand believes in.
Lance has truck campers to fit both short-bed and long-bed trucks. Both are available in multiple models at Juniata Valley RV. Their stylish campers include award-winning models and floorplans that maximize limited space. In addition to Lance truck campers, we carry Lance travel trailers at our dealership.
NuCamp Truck Campers
Though NuCamp may be better known for their tiny campers, their Cirrus truck campers deserve just as much recognition! NuCamp’s story begins in Ohio’s Amish country in 2004; the original manufacturing company was name Pleasant Valley. Founder Joe Mullet begin his journey exclusively producing teardrop campers: TAB and TAG. The addition of Cirrus truck campers was a new adventure for the manufacturer.
NuCamp offers the Cirrus 620 and Cirrus 820 in their truck camper inventory. The larger 820 is a hard-side truck camper that comfortably fits a 6.5-foot truck bed. On the smaller side is the Cirrus 620. The 620 is lightweight and perfect for half-ton trucks. It weighs in at less than 1,500 lbs. You can find NuCamp trailers and campers for sale at Juniata Valley RV!
Image courtesy of NuCamp.
Interested in a new truck camper? Shop truck campers for sale in Mifflintown, Pennsylvania! You can also shop RVs by brand on our NuCamp, Capri and Lance campers for sale pages. Once you’re ready to purchase a new camper, you can contact us online, give us a call, or stop by in person. Our sales team is ready to help you find your dream RV!
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