12 of the Best RV Rentals in Chicago Illinois

Hot dogs, deep-dish pizza and skyscrapers. It’s home to Al Capone and Wrigley Stadium. You can’t get much more iconic than the windy city of Chicago, Illinois. But what does it have to offer outdoor enthusiasts, adventurers, and anyone looking to commune with nature? A lot more than you might expect.

Not far from views of the skyline, you will find adventure filled highways, hardwood forests teeming with plants and animals, and plenty of Americana to explore. And what better way to explore the area than by motorhome, travel trailer or pop up camper?

Avoid campsite setup and cleanup and hit the road in one of these incredible RV and camper rentals in the Chicago, Illinois area.

If you know just what you are looking for, use our easy navigation guide below to help you. You can choose a towable rig if you have a truck or high capacity towing vehicle. But remember to check the weight of the camper and make sure it is lower than your vehicle’s towing capacity before renting.

Different Chicago RV Rental Options

Chicago RVs That Sleep 2-4 People

Are you planning a solo road trip or camping excursion? Maybe you’re going on a romantic adventure or just cuddling up with your 3 closest friends. If you’re traveling by yourself or with a small group a 4-person camper or even a camper van may be the right fit for you.

Don’t be fooled by size. Some of these little campers have all the amenities you could need and more. If you aren’t afraid of losing a little headroom you can also save on nightly rentals with a smaller option.

Whether you’re looking for bare bones features and a lower nightly rate or luxury just for 2 you’ll find it here.

Driveable Campers

2003 Volkswagen Westfalia 

Chicago Campervan Rantal

Daily Price: $150-200

Sleeps: 4 

Length: 15 feet

Minimum Rental: 7 nights

It’s hard to pass up the opportunity to go adventuring in a camper van as iconic as Volkswagen’s Westfalia. This van is cozy enough that you won’t spend your trip worrying about gas money but spacious enough to sleep 4 adults, between the pull out bed and the pop top. And with no restrictions on destination, you’re welcome to take her to explore national parks or even to enjoy a local music festival.

Standout Features

  • Swiveling captains chairs
  • City hookups
  • An awning for sunny days
  • Rebuilt engine, new brakes, and new tires

What’s Included?

  • Two tables
  • An icebox
  • Bedding
  • Dishes/utensils
  • First Aid kit
  • Marshmallow sticks
  • Onboard water
  • Stove
  • Insides shower
  • Sink
  • Heater
  • Generator

What’s Extra?

  • $5/hour generator use over 4 hours/day
  • $0.50/mile for miles over 50/day

For being a compact van, this little camper gives you great bang for your buck with 18 mpg gas mileage and loads of included amenities. If you’re looking to explore the Chicago region and plan to visit the wilderness and the city, this camper is a great option. It has all the rugged necessities for camping out in parks or at festivals and a great compact size and hookups to give you a chance to see more urban sites.

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2012 Winnebago Era

Daily Price: $200-250

Sleeps: 2

Length: 24 feet

This driveable camper is all about the features and the space. It is the perfect sized vehicle for two with a convertible sofa bed, a moveable table, and two extra seats that can be removed for more storage space. Long trips are no problem in this incredibly fuel efficient little motorhome.

Standout Features

  • Swiveling captains chairs
  • City hookups
  • An awning for sunny days
  • Rebuilt engine, new brakes, and new tires

What’s Included?

  • Two tables
  • An icebox
  • Bedding
  • Dishes/utensils
  • First Aid kit
  • Marshmallow sticks
  • Onboard water
  • Stove
  • Insides shower
  • Sink
  • Heater
  • Generator

What’s Extra?

  • $5/hour generator use over 4 hours/day
  • $0.50/mile for miles over 50/day

This Winnebago has the amenities and perks of a larger RV just in a smaller package. It offers a little luxury, a lot of fuel efficiency, and plenty of travel flexibility and maneuverability.

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Towable Campers

2017 TAXA Outdoors Cricket Camper

Camper Van Rental in Chicago

Daily Price: $100-150

Sleeps: 4 (2 Adults, 2 Children)

Weight: 1450 lb

Length: 15 feet

Minimum Rental: 3 days

As the name implies this is a compact camper for a couple or a small family. Despite its size, it is packed with convenience, space, and amenities that many little campers lack.

Sleeping up to 4 people, this towable offers a queen bed for two adults and two bunks for children under 125 lb. At only 1450 lb even a 4-cylinder vehicle may be able to tow this lightweight camper. But keep in mind that it requires a 2″ ball hitch, a 7 PIN trailer plug and an electric breaking hook-up if you have a vehicle smaller than a truck or SUV.

Standout Features

  • Screened windows for ventilation and views
  • LED interior lighting including a red reading light
  • USB charging ports and outlets
  • Exterior shower with hot/cold water from 15-gallon freshwater tank
  • Electric jack for easy vehicle attachment and no cranking

What’s Included?

  • Dining table
  • Stove/Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Awning
  • Heater
  • Kitchen Sink
  • Bike Rack
  • Leveling Jack
  • Propane (15 lb)

What’s Extra?

  • You can request solar panels for an additional fee.

What Other Renters Are Saying

  • The lightweight style of this trailer makes it very easy to tow and maneuver.
  • It is just the right size for a small family camping trip.
  • The owners are very helpful and responsive.

All around this Cricket is an affordable and still comfortable option for getting away with your buddy, partner or family for a road trip adventure or a week at a local campground.

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2015 Forest River R-Pod

Daily Price: $50-100

Sleeps: 4 

Weight: 2621 lb

Length: 18.5 feet

Minimum Rental: 4 days

This tear-drop camper is the perfect solution for a family camping trip. Plenty of space to curl up at night, ventilation to keep it cool in the warmer months, and lots to keep you entertained, well fed and worry-free. This little camper is bursting with amenities like A/C and a media system.

A queen bed and two bunks make it ideal for 4 people to get a good night’s rest. But families with 3 children can also squeeze a pack and play (available upon request) or a small cot at the end of the queen. Due to its lightweight, even smaller towing vehicles like vans and SUVs can pull this trailer safely as long as they have a 2″ ball hitch.

Standout Features

  • Heating and air conditioning
  • A bump-out kitchen with a sink, gas stove, convection microwave and fridge)
  • Indoor bathroom with shower
  • Entertainment center
  • Unlimited mileage

What’s Included?

  • Dining table
  • Stove/Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Inside shower/Outside shower
  • Toilet
  • Extra storage
  • Ceiling fan
  • 36 gallon water tank
  • 30 gallon sewage tank
  • All dishes, pots/pans and kitchen utensils
  • Linens
  • Screen tent and folding camp chairs (upon request)

What’s Extra?

  • You can request inflatable kayaks for an additional fee

What Other Renters Are Saying

  • Easy to tow and set up.
  • No mechanical issues.
  • The owners were easy to work with and gave a thorough explanation.
  • Fully equipped and has plenty of room.

You’ll be hard pressed to find another camper with so many amenities for such an unbeatable price. This R-Pod is packed with features and room and ready to travel with you on your next Chicago area adventure.

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Chicago RV Rentals That Sleep 5-7 People

A midsize RV or camper is a great way to go when you want a little extra space and some additional amenities. It is especially a great option for traveling families who need the storage and extra features that often come along with these higher-capacity and often higher-end camper options.

You’ll often find that they include indoor showers, kitchen galleys, and indoor toilets or showers. And some even have luxury features like fireplaces, entertainment centers, and automatic slide-outs and awnings.

Driveable Campers

2017 Holiday Rambler Vacationer

RV Rental in Chicago

Daily Price: $450-500

Sleeps: 7

Length: 36 feet

Minimum Rental: 5 nights

With this luxury RV rental you get to the take the comforts of home with you wherever you decide to travel. The smooth ride and updated, spacious, bright interior will have you considering their weekly and monthly rental rates. This lavish hotel on wheels comes equipped with a king bed, two bathrooms, and 5 flat screen TVs to keep everyone on board entertained on the road.

Standout Features

  • Fully equipped kitchen including pots/pans, toaster and K-cup coffee brewer
  • 5 flat screen TVs
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Washer/Dryer for laundry on the go
  • Fireplace
  • Large residential sized fridge
  • Satellite

What’s Included?

  • 6 rolls of bath tissue
  • Heater/AC
  • Microwave
  • Stove/Oven
  • Sink
  • Indoor shower
  • Awning
  • Tow hitch
  • Backup camera
  • Generator

What’s Extra?

  • $3/hour generator use over 2 hours/day
  • $0.39/mile for miles over 150/day
  • Linens and bedding ($50-optional)
  • Thule bike rack ($5/day)
  • Men’s & women’s Trek bikes ($10/day)
  • Weber gas grill ($50)
  • $75 mandatory cleaning fee

This gorgeous RV will let you enjoy your on-road adventures in style and comfort. You will have plenty of space to share with friends and family and save money by utilizing the fully-equipped kitchen for “home” cooked meals. Spend less time worrying about the little stuff and more time enjoying your vacation with this top-of-the-line RV.

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Daily Price: $375

Sleeps: 6

Length: 25 feet

Minimum Rental: 4 nights

This Winnebago is the perfect luxury motor home in a small package. At 25 feet long you won’t have trouble maneuvering this RV into a smaller sized campsite or parking it in town to grab a bite to eat. It gives you the flexibility of a small camper with the style and amenities of the larger RVs. Due to its 30 liter, 6 cylinder, turbo-charged, diesel engine this vehicle can get up to 18 miles per gallon. Which means more time on the road and more money in your pocket.

Standout Features

  • High resolution, touchscreen infotainment system
  • Skylight and roof vent
  • 48 cubic feet of basement and exterior storage

What’s Included?

  • Heater/AC
  • Dining table
  • Microwave
  • Stove/Oven
  • Sink
  • Indoor shower/Outdoor shower
  • Awning
  • Tow hitch
  • Backup camera
  • Generator
  • 13 lb propane
  • 32 water tank

What’s Extra?

  • $3/hour generator use over 4 hours/day
  • $0.54/mile for miles over 100/day
  • Bike rack and 4 bikes ($15/day)
  • Inflatable paddleboard ($15/day)
  • $225 mandatory cleaning fee

What Other Renters Are Saying

  • The vehicle is in spotless condition
  • Renters respond promptly to communications and questions
  • RV is well stocked and maintained
  • Renters walk you through all aspects of the vehicle

Don’t be fooled by the size of this shorter Winnebago. This fully stocked little camper can take you anywhere you want to go due to its compact size. And it still packs a punch in the amenities category.

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Towable Campers

2014 Gulf Stream Conquest Trailer

Towable Camper Rental in Chicago

Daily Price: $100-150

Sleeps: 6

Length: 40 feet

Weight: 6800 lbs

Minimum Rental: 5 nights

This spacious travel trailer can fit up to 6 adults with extra space for children. It comes equipped with two bedrooms including a queen bed and a bathroom, as well as a pull-out couch and a 4 seater dining table. This is an affordable option with plenty of amenities for a big family. Before diving into this rental, be sure that you have a truck with a high towing capacity above 7000 lbs.

Standout Features

  • Sliding glass doors and loads of interior light and window views
  • Pet-friendly

What’s Included?

  • Heater/AC
  • Dining table
  • Microwave
  • Stove/Oven
  • Large refrigerator
  • Sink
  • Indoor shower/Outdoor shower
  • Awning
  • Tow hitch
  • TV/DVD
  • Generator

What’s Extra?

  • $3/hour generator use over 4 hours/day
  • $0.35/mile for miles over 100/day

If you’re looking to travel with a larger group of family and friends on a budget this travel trailer is a great option. It’s perfect for a vacation away at a local campground or RV park. It has all the necessary amenities and a feels-like-home ambiance.

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2016 Forest River Wildwood Trailer

Daily Price: $100-150

Sleeps: 7

Length: 28 feet

Weight: 5800 lbs

Minimum Rental: 3 nights

This midsize travel trailer offers a pop-out side, pullout couch and a convertible dining area to comfortably fit up to 7 people. But plan to spend plenty of time outside, relaxing in the shade under the power awning that also comes equipped with an LED light for nighttime for some extra protection from the rain and elements. Loads of storage space, a pop-out side, and modern interior aesthetic make this trailer a steal for the size.

Standout Features

  • U-shaped dinette converts to an extra bed
  • Power awning
  • Half ton truck and larger SUVs are towable
  • Unlimited miles

What’s Included?

  • Heater/AC
  • Dining table
  • Microwave
  • Stove/Oven
  • Sink
  • Indoor shower
  • Awning
  • Tow hitch
  • Generator

What’s Extra?

  • $3/hour generator use over 4 hours/day

What Other Renters Are Saying

  • Renter was very accommodating and helpful
  • Renter was polite and responded quickly to questions and inquiries
  • Trailer was well maintained and very clean

If you have a larger sized group or a bigger family this towable camp trailer will give you plenty of space while still respecting your budget. And with unlimited miles this is a great opportunity to explore beyond the Chicago area and even other areas of the state and country.

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Chicago RV Rentals That Sleep 8 or More

While these trailers and RVs are often similar in size to those that have a midsize sleeping capacity, they still offer plenty of space and comfortable sleeping areas. In fact, there is usually quite a bit more indoor and outdoor living space to relax with friend’s and family after a day of traveling. And the interior of many of these newer models look much like your own home with modern furnishings and exceptional lighting.

Keep in mind, the sleeping capacity is often meant to include children and may be less if only adults are traveling.

Driveable Campers

2018 Ford Sunseeker by Forest River

Chicago RV Rental

Daily Price: $50-150 (seasonally based rates)

Sleeps: 8

Length: 31 feet

Minimum Rental: 3 nights

Take a trip and bring the whole family along in this sizeable RV.  It offers two queen sized beds and two twin beds and sleeps four adults and four children or six adults. With 8 seatbelts your whole party can ride together comfortably. It includes a galley with a dinette set, an interior shower, and space to lounge on the couch.

Standout Features

  • Total of 8 seatbelts
  • Pets allowed
  • Low nightly rates

What’s Included?

  • AC
  • Microwave
  • Sink
  • Toilet
  • TV/DVD
  • Hot water
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Shower

What’s Extra?

  • $15/hour generator use over 2 hours/day
  • $0.49/mile over 50 miles
  • Exterior cleaning fee ($30)
  • $29.95/day insurance fee
  • Refundable damage deposit ($1000)
  • Kitchen supplies ($40)
  • Dirty water dumping ($30)
  • Bicycle rack ($25)
  • Wheelchair ($25)
  • External generator ($20/night)
  • Interior cleaning ($30)
  • Portable Grill ($25)
  • Pet fee ($25)
  • Additional driver ($30)
  • Bedroom supplies (if more than 4 occupants- $80)

What Other Renters Are Saying

  • Renter was very helpful and easy to work with
  • Excellent value and very clean

This well-maintained motor home is a great option for traveling with a bigger group on a budget. Add on plenty of extras or stick to the basics. With all the seating, this is the perfect opportunity to explore together as a group without needing to bring separate vehicles.

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2020 Elegant 32 Bunkhouse

Daily Price: $250-400

Sleeps: 10

Length: 32 feet

At 32 feet long, this stylish class C motor home sleeps ten people comfortably. The V10 engine will average you 11 miles per gallon so you can set it on cruise control and coast to your next destination. The stylish interior boasts plenty of lighting, both from recessed bulbs around the cabin and natural lighting with wide windows. The separate bedroom offers loads of storage space. And the shower is conveniently located inside the bathroom. It is owned by Novak Brothers who guarantee the lowest rental rates in the Chicago area so you can be sure you’re getting the best deal.

Standout Features

  • Rear vision camera
  • Stylish and comfortable interior
  • Separate, spacious galley area

What’s Included?

  • Generator
  • Sink
  • AC
  • TV/DVD
  • Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower
  • Toilet

What’s Extra?

  • Generator use ($3/hour)
  • $0.39/mile over 100 miles
  • Refundable damage deposit of $1000
  • Camping equipment ($150-300)

Taking a crowd on the road doesn’t have to be uncomfortable. Everything in this motor home is easily accessible, offers plenty of storage and space, and is immaculately kept. This brand new 2020 RV can haul your whole group to the best Illinois destinations and beyond.

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Towable Campers

2016 Venture RV Sporttrek Trailer

Chicago Camper Rental

Daily Price: $150-200

Sleeps: 10

Minimum Rental: 2 days

Length: 32 feet

Weight: 7750 lbs

This fully stocked trailer is flawlessly maintained and comes with all the amenities that you could ask for already included. The wide open kitchen is a feature you do not see in many trailers and includes a deep in-island sink. Plenty of room to cook for the whole family. The kitchen is also fully stocked with pots, pans, dishes, flatware, and other meal prep staples and even includes a slow cooker. And it offers both an indoor and outdoor kitchen as well as an indoor and outdoor shower. The renter recommends at least a 3/4-ton pick-up and they offer a weight distributing hitch with tension bars for an extra fee.

Standout Features

  • Kid’s bunkhouse
  • 42″ TV and indoor/outdoor speakers
  • Electric awning with lights
  • Unlimited miles

What’s Included?

  • Generator
  • Sink
  • Kitchen supplies
  • AC/heater
  • TV/DVD
  • Stove/oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Dining table
  • Inside/outside shower
  • Awning
  • Bike rack
  • 40 lbs of propane
  • Storage rack for extra cargo

What’s Extra?

  • Required hazard insurance ($60)
  • Hitch ball ($50)
  • Local delivery within 50 miles ($100)

What Other Renters Are Saying?

  • Renter is prompt and easy to work with
  • RV is immaculately maintained and fully stocked

This is a great trailer for families both big and small. With all the included amenities it is difficult to beat the value of such a wonderfully cared for and maintained camper.

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2018 Forest River Cherokee Grey Wolf

Daily Price: $100-150

Sleeps: 10

Minimum Rental: 2 days

Length: 31 feet

Weight: 5757 lbs

This trailer is incredibly spacious and will perfectly suit families and groups traveling or camping together. It includes both an indoor and outdoor kitchen, which has an ice maker and mini fridge. And there is lots of indoor seating in the u-shaped dinette. It really feels like your home away from home with a cozy electric fireplace to sit by while you enjoy the 32″ TV, which also has an outdoor mounting location for nice nights. With so many conveniences included you won’t need to do much packing.

Standout Features

  • Optional delivery and pickup offered
  • Power slide out and 15′ awning
  • Exterior bathroom access
  • Electric fireplace

What’s Included?

  • Sink
  • Linens
  • Basic cookware
  • AC/heater
  • TV/DVD
  • Stove/oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Dining table
  • Inside shower and 2 outdoor showers
  • Awning
  • Extra storage
  • Weight distribution hitch
  • RV outdoor rug
  • Sewer hookup supplies
  • Basic camping supplies
  • Charcoal grill (upgrade to gas available)

What’s Extra?

  • $0.04/mile over 100 miles
  • Coleman Roadtrip Propane Grill ($30)

What Other Renters Are Saying?

  • Renter was patient, helpful and knowledgeable
  • Camper was easy to pull and very comfortable
  • Camper was very clean and well maintained

This trailer rental takes the headache out of a camper excursion because most all of the things you need are included. No need to worry about loads of extra fees and packing the kitchen sink. You can just hitch up and hit the road for a fun vacation or getaway.

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Why Rent An RV in Chicago

Chicago and the whole of Illinois have so much to offer from gorgeous views of Lake Michigan to old hardwood forests and sandstone bluffs that adorn many of the state parks and wildlife areas. There are incredible historic sites and glimpses of rich Americana along expansive routes. And a range of activities for sightseers like wine tours, golf outings and small historic towns dotted with art galleries and antique shops. And what better way to take in the breathtaking sites, history, and culture of the Midwest than by hitching up or riding along in a camper, RV or trailer.

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