With so many Canadian families discovering the “good life” that comes with the RV vacation alternative, the RV Lifestyle Magazine Road Test Teams have compiled this array of energy-efficient, eco-friendly, and easy handling recreational vehicles.

ALINER Expedition 

Approx. Price: Please See Dealer.

The Expedition is ready to handle any adventure. Aliner’s largest model, the Expedition offers 30% more storage room, taller counter tops, taller beds, flush mount euro style sink and stove, and the company’s highest capacity chassis, while still weighing less than 2,000 lbs. dry.  At 18’ in length, the Expedition has a GVWR of 3,000 lbs. and a hitch weight of just 240 lbs. offering three floor plans: a sofa bed, rear twin bed or rear mattress layout.  Outside shower, two smoked skylights with shade, 3.0 cu. ft. fridge and two burner flush mount stove all standard.  Options include a grill, awning, 5,000 BTU A/C, high wind kit, bike rack, toilet and power lift. 


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Camp365, “The cabin that goes everywhere”, is light (just 1,490 to 1,800 pounds depending on options), it can be towed by virtually any vehicle and stored in a garage! With its patented leveling system, it sets up in just minutes, yet provides 700 cubic feet of living and storage space, enough to sleep 6 with its queen, twin or available bunk beds. Camp365’s proprietary dual-layer insulation system and Truma 12,500 BTU furnace, allows you to camp year-round. Camp365 also features twin-burner propane stove, modular sink, cassette toilet, dimmable LED lighting, and multiple USB ports for charging your electronics. Camp365 has an easily loadable side rack. 

Jayco Jay Sport 12SC 

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The Jay Sport offers a cozy appeal with soft, reversible dinette cushions and a bunk area with privacy curtains and optional 4” heated bed mats, bunk light and fan. The Jay Sport sleeps up to eight.  Spacious dinette slide, jackknife sofa and shower/toilet combo are available. Residential cabinetry offers a taste of home. Beauflor vinyl flooing, indoor outdoor stove with wind deflector, hinged galley with fridge and storage access when the roof is closed. The water-repellent, sectionalized DuraTek tents feature a mildew resistant backer and tinted vinyl windows with cold crack coverage to 20 degrees. Optional is a exterior front black diamond plate storage box.

SylvanSport GO 


 The SylvanSport GO redefines versatility. It’s a camper, a gear hauler, and a utility trailer all in one. We designed the GO to reset your expectations for what a camper can be. If you crave the energy, bliss and freedom of being outdoors but also insist on award-winning design, superior craftsmanship and extreme comfort – then we think you’ll love the GO. Dry weight is just 840 lbs. and hitch weight is a mere 70 lbs.  All the innovation, comfort and craftsmanship comes standard with every GO adventure camper. 

Taxa Mantis Trek

Approx. Price:  Please See Dealer.

The Mantis is an 18’ unit, weight just 2,300 lbs., NASA inspired and designed for a rugged backroad camping trips.  With sleeping for up to four adults, the mantis has integrated plumbing and a 12v battery electrical system.  A center roof pop-up section allows for standing room in the kitchen and bathroom, and superior ventilation. A two-burner stove, water heater, propane powered refrigerator, Truma Combi furnace for year-round use and a Dometic cassette toilet. Queen sized bed, LED porch light and solar prep are also standard.  Options include an A/C unit. 

Taxa Cricket Camp

Approx. Price: Please See Dealer.

The Cricket is a 15’ long trailer with NASA inspired design, with a dry weight of just 1,450lbs., is easily towable by almost anything.  Sleeping two adults comfortably, the Cricket is designed for boondocking, with integrated plumbing and electrical systems ensuring you can spend days off the grid. Inside is a queen-sized bed with storage underneath, dining table, LED lights and red reading light. Options include fully enclosed shower tent, 5,000 BTU driver side window A/C, Dometic 12V Fridge and Freezer. The roof pops up, providing extra headroom and cross ventilation with the five mesh windows. The Cricket also boasts 12” of ground clearance. 

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