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The best camper van rentals near San Diego, CA

San Diego, a sunny Southern California city, is an excellent destination for a camper van trip thanks to its perfect blend of city life and stunning outdoor locations. Start by parking your camper van at the Campland on the Bay, an iconic RV park that offers stunning views of Mission Bay. Here, you can enjoy various activities such as paddleboarding, jet-skiing, and beach bonfires.

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Your camper van trip to San Diego would be incomplete without a visit to the world-renowned San Diego Zoo. Nestled in Balboa Park, the zoo is home to over 3,700 animals of more than 650 species. Plan an entire day here to explore fascinating exhibits like the Elephant Odyssey, Monkey Trails, and Polar Bear Plunge. Don’t miss the guided bus tour and the Skyfari Aerial Tram for an overview of the zoo.


Just a short drive from the zoo is the historic Gaslamp Quarter, a vibrant downtown neighborhood known for its rich Victorian architecture, buzzing nightlife, and diverse dining options. Explore the area on foot, soak in the atmosphere, and enjoy a meal at one of the trendy restaurants.


The natural beauty of San Diego is best experienced at the Torrey Pines State Natural Resecamper vane. Lying just north of the city, this wilderness island offers stunning vistas of the coastline, a chance to spot rare Torrey Pine trees, and hiking trails that range from easy to challenging. For beach lovers, a visit to La Jolla Cove and Coronado Beach is a must. Watch the seals and sea lions at La Jolla Cove or indulge in a laidback day of sun, sand, and surf at Coronado Beach.


Last but not least, discover San Diego's rich maritime history at the Maritime Museum, where you can tour historic ships and submarines. Alternatively, take a harbor tour to see the active Naval fleet and enjoy panoramic views of the city skyline.


San Diego has something for everyone. From its beautiful beaches to its rich cultural experiences, there is no shortage of things to see and do. So, pack your camper van and get ready for an unforgettable trip to this Californian jewel!

Eclipse: Ram ProMaster

Ram ProMasterHigh Top in San Diego
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Wendy: Ram ProMaster

Ram ProMasterHigh Top in San Diego
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$175/ night

The San Diego Zoo houses over 3,700 animals of more than 650 species and subspecies.

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Griswold: Ford Transit

Ford TransitHigh Top in San Diego
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$150/ night
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Call me Yeti!: Eurovan Camper

Volkswagen EurovanPop-Top in San Diego
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$125/ night

San Diego has one of the top ten best climates according to the Farmers’ Almanac, and has one of the two best summer climates in America according to the Weather Channel.

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ThriVAN: Storyteller Overland Classic MODE 4x4

Storyteller Overland Classic MODE 4x4High Top in San Diego
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$260/ night
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One of a Kind: Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Mercedes Benz Sprinter 170"High Top in San Diego
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$230/ night
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Matthew McConaVan: Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Mercedes Benz Sprinter 144"Low-Top in San Diego
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$199/ night
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Van Luca: Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Mercedes Benz Sprinter 144"High Top in San Diego
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$149/ night
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Hanna the Vanna: Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Mercedes Benz Sprinter 170"High Top in Lemon Grove
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$185/ night
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Morgan FreeVan: Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Mercedes Benz Sprinter 144"High Top in Solana Beach
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Dan: Winnebago Solis

Winnebago SolisPop-Top in Carlsbad
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$195/ night
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Carl: Hymer Aktiv

Hymer AktivHigh Top in Carlsbad
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$165/ night
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Rick: Thor Rize Pop Top

Thor RizePop-Top in Carlsbad
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$180/ night
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Neil: Thor Synergy

Thor SynergyHigh Top in Carlsbad
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$220/ night
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NirVANa: Storyteller Overland Stealth MODE 4x4

Storyteller Overland Stealth MODE 4x4High Top in Escondido
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