3 Best Truck Camper Brands & Manufacturers

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The top truck camper brands and manufacturers all have a few things in common – they have a proven track record for building high-quality, reliable campers, focus on customer service, and a reputation for excellence.

There are a handful of companies offering campers that slide in the bed of your truck, but a select few stand out and meet the criteria to be considered one of the best!

Let’s take a look at these leading brands and manufacturers now!

Host Campers

Host Campers website
Host Campers website

Host Industries was founded in 2000 by Dave Hogue and Mark Storch, sons of two RV manufacturing pioneers, Jim Hogue and Frank Storch (founders of Beaver Coaches).

Host Campers focuses on truck campers, handmaking each one at their facility in Bend, Oregon.

They currently offer six different truck camper models, from 9.5 to 11.5 ft. in length, with an almost endless number of options to choose from. You can build your own truck camper on their website or find a Host Campers dealer near you.


Headquarters: Bend, Oregon
Founded: 2000
Phone: (541) 330-2328

Host Campers RV Types

  • Truck Camper

Learn More About Host Campers

HOST Campers - An Introduction


Lance website
Lance website

Lance started building truck campers in 1965 and has since expanded that line to include travel trailers.

In 2018, Lance Camper Manufacturing Corporation was acquired by REV Group, joining other iconic manufacturers such as American Coach, Fleetwood RV, and more.

Headquartered in Lancaster, California, they currently offer nine different truck camper models ranging from 6’10” up to 11’11” long and 11 travel trailer models ranging from 14’10” up to 24’11” long.

You can build a Lance camper on their website or find a Lance dealer near you for more information.


Headquarters: Lancaster, California
Founded: 1965
Phone: (661) 941-9250

Lance RV Types

  • Travel Trailer
  • Truck Camper

Learn More About Lance

Lance Camper Mfg. Corp. | LIVE. LANCE. LIFE.


Palomino website
Palomino website

Palomino was founded in 1968 by Vern Landey in Savage, Minnesota. As demand quickly grew, he eventually relocated the company to its current location of Colon, Michigan, in 1972.

Palomino grew and expanded over the years, eventually being acquired by Forest River, Inc., in 2002. This led to the rapid growth of the Palomino company, making them one of the top 5 RV manufacturers in the U.S.

Palomino focuses exclusively on towables, including truck campers, fifth-wheels, and travel trailers.

They’ve won several awards over the years, with the Backpack Truck Camper winning the 2022 Top RV Debut and the River Ranch earning the Best New Model award of 2021.

Click here to find a Palomino dealer near you.


Headquarters: Colon, Michigan
Founded: 1968
Website: https://www.palominorv.com
Phone: (269) 432-3271

Palomino RV Types

  • Fifth-wheel
  • Travel Trailer
  • Truck Camper

Learn More About Palomino

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