The Campland Dealership

Why do people from all over Chicagoland and Michiana come to Camp-Land RV?

Big selection of Travel Trailers, 5th Wheels & Motorhomes

Being one of the leading RV dealers in the Chicago Illinois-NW Indiana area for over 50 years, we have had our pick of the best RV brands. Naturally, we have Winnebago, Jayco, Coachmen Apex, A.C.E., Grand Design Reflection, Solitude & Momentum, Four Winds, Coleman and the other leaders. But, we have also selected some lesser-known gems over the years. Our RV lineup includes everything from motorhomes and 5th wheel trailers to toy haulers to small ultra lightweight travel trailers. So, there are some pleasant surprises waiting for you, when you visit our 12-acre facility in person. And, we always have a huge selection of used 5th Wheel Campers, Travel Trailers, Motor Homes & Pop Up Camping Trailers.


There are over 2700 RV dealers in the United States to buy your RV from but, only the best 150 dealerships are members of PRIORITY RV NETWORK-- America's largest RV Buying Group. Camp-Land RV is still a family owned and operated dealership, but as a member of PRIORITY RV NETWORK, obtain everything from insurance & financing to parts & acessories at significantly reduced prices. We pass these savings on to you. As a PRIORITY RV NETWORK customer you also will have access to priority service on the road at 150 other PRIORITY RV NETWORK dealers nationwide.

Dealership Facility

Our brand new facility is state-of-the-art in every way. Spacious paved and lighted RV sales area for motorhomes & travel trailers. Indoor, air-conditioned showroom. Modern 16-bay service center featuring 2 heavy-duty lifts that can handle the largest gas or diesel motorhomes, or your tow vehicle. And the best RV parts inventory in the midwest to support our RVDA-Certified service techs. We also have the RV accessories and camping supplies you need for your next camping trip. Come look us over.

Friendly Camping Professionals to Help You

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From the moment you enter our showroom till the moment you are handed the keys for your new travel trailer or motorhome, you will know you are dealing with knowledgeable professionals you can trust. "The folks at Camp-Land make me feel comfortable", is the comment we hear most from first-time, beginning campers and repeat customers.

Convenient Location

Being a NW Indiana RV dealer, we are the easiest-to-reach major dealer for anyone living in the Chicagoland-NW Indiana-SW Michigan area. We are easy to reach from Chicago, IL and suburbs; South Bend, IN; Valparaiso, IN; SW Michigan and the Elkhart area. All Midwest expressways lead to Campland RV.

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The stability of a fifty-year-old RV dealership under second-generation management, friendly experienced salespeople who are really helpful, trained parts and service personnel, all the best RV brands, plus a new 12-acre facility. It all adds up to the Midwest's #1 RV Dealer. See why people from all over Chicagoland and Michiana come to our expanded location.

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Finance and Insurance Department

Friendly, licensed professionals to handle financing & Insurance needs Friendly, licensed professionals to handle financing & Insurance needs

Buying your camper at Campland RV is truly a one-stop shopping experience. Our Business Managers Erica and Amy, can arrange low-down-payment bank financing for you. We work with several different banks and will find the best rate and terms for you. We can also provide specialized motorhome or travel trailer insurance and provide other services such as extended service contracts, all in a businesslike, professional manner.

We will pay cash for your used RV

And, of course we welcome your trade-in. Just call us at 1-800-344-5074.

Visit Camp-Land RV in Person

To fully appreciate what Campland RV has to offer, you really must experience it in person.

There is no substitute for sitting in the actual travel trailer, fifth wheel or motorhome that you are considering. Picture in your mind where everyone will sleep and eat. Is the floorplan right for you? How about the colors, the décor, the options? Do you really like it?

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History of Camp-Land RV

Fifty years ago, in 1961, a resourceful "mom" and "dad" searched for an economical way to introduce their four children to the fun and joy of camping. At that time, tent trailers were the answer. Two of the four children are now active in the management of CampLand RV.

In those days, a dealer purchased a popup camper in a crate and assembled it before it could be sold. Apache was the brand they selected. Three were purchased with the idea that the sale of two would help pay for the third. Upon assembly of the three, Pat and Al Paschen (founders of Camp-Land) found that the demand outstripped the supply, and soon three more Apache campers were on order.

In 1961, the first year in business, what was then known as "Valparaiso Apache Sales" sold 15 campers. In their second year of business the business' name was changed to Camp-Land, and the number of sales grew to over 60 pop up campers.

To meet the growing demand the business moved to Merrillville, Indiana in 1963 where it continued to grow and flourish. At first known mainly as a pop-up camping trailer dealer, Campland began selling travel trailers and motorhomes and gradually gained a reputation as the leading motorhome dealer in NW Indiana. In 1968 it was time for a specially designed RV Dealership building, one of the first in the country. It was constructed on US 30 in Merrillville, where it was a landmark for 30 years.

In 1998 Camp-Land was again expanded and moved, this time to Burns Harbor, Indiana on !-94. The business went from operating on two and a half acres of ground, to a brand new building on a six-acre lot. The extra space permitted more emphasis on travel trailers and fifth wheels. Campland RV is now known as much as a leading travel trailer dealer and 5th wheel dealer as it is for motorhomes and camping trailers.

Then in 2000, the facility was enlarged to twelve acres and the service center expanded to 16 bays. More sales area was paved and lighted for motorhomes and trailers. RV parts and camping accessory inventories have been expanded. And the selection of travel trailers, 5th wheel trailers and toy hauler trailers (SURVs) has been greatly expanded.

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