Six Best Camper Trailers for Winter



Camping in sub-zero temperatures can be an exhilarating experience for the adventurous type, but it can also quickly become a challenging experience. Waking up to a fresh blanket of fluffy white snow shimmering in the winter sunlight is quite nice after a good night sleep, but waking up with frozen feet and no water can easily put a damper on the experience. Although some RV Trailers include a specialized winter package to help keep the cold outside and the heat inside, most RV’s don’t have this additional luxury. Fall is here, and before you know it, winter will be too; but with the right RV, it is possible to keep the RVing going into some of the colder months. So, if you are adventurous and you’re looking to be able to keep the RV going year-round, check out this list of six of the best winter campers for sale today. We do however recommend doing your own research on things you can do to make your winter camping ‘warmer’ as no RV will be totally 100% winter-proof. If you plan on using your RV on weekends only, things like winterizing your RV’s water system and bringing your drinking water with you every weekend will surely be something you will probably need to do.


Keystone Montana

Keystone RV Montana High Country

First on our list is the luxurious Keystone RV Montana High Country fifth wheel trailer. The Keystone Montana High Country is one of the most dynamic trailers on the market today, with a huge 15 floor plans available, and as many as 7 berths, you are certain to find the exact unit to fit your needs. No matter which you choose, you’ll find the Montana High Country spacious and comfortable, however if you’re looking specifically for a winter camper trailer, the Montana High Country 340BH is amongst the best in the business.

The 340BH floor plan boasts a heavy duty furnace, rated to 35,000 BTU, perfect for keeping you and your guests cozy and warm when temperatures outside are plummeting. If the furnace isn’t enough for you, you can always add an additional 4770 BTU electric fireplace as an optional extra. What good is all this heating without somewhere comfortable to sit or to lay your head? The Keystone Montana High Country can be appointed with theater seating in the living area and a king sized bed in the bedroom. The residential style kitchen allows you to prepare hearty meals with ease, perfect for winter RV living! Check out our Keystone Trailers for sale here


Heartland Bighorn

Heartland Bighorn

No winter camper trailer list would be complete without the Heartland Bighorn. The Heartland Bighorn range are big in size, and big on features, not only in quantity of features, but scale! Take for example the incredible 42,000 BTU furnace, enough power to ensure that no matter the weather, your winter RV trip will be in style and comfort.

The Heartland Bighorn is a true 4 season fifth wheel trailer, but some of those features will be especially appreciated in the winter, when the order of the day is staying cozy and warm indoors. One of the top floor plans for winter RV living is the Bighorn 3160 Elite; you’ll very much enjoy the warmth of this winterized RV from the comfort of your theater style seating, or the available folding sleeper sofa. You and your family will love gathering around the cozy electric fireplace, nestled just below your big screen TV, which is of course surrounded by handsome wood cabinetry. Prepare your family’s favorite winter dishes on the 3 burner gas range, featured as the centerpiece of the residential style kitchen.


Keystone Cougar

Keystone RV Cougar

Next up on the top 6 best RVs for winter is the Keystone RV Cougar. The excellent Keystone RV Cougar fifth wheel trailers are the ultimate when it comes to choice; with an absolutely astounding 37, that’s right 37 different floor plans and layouts to choose from, there is really something for everyone, including those who like to take their RV out in the winter!

Furnace power is something that anyone looking for a winterized RV is interested in, and the Keystone RV Cougar has it in bunches. It features a 40,000 BTU heating unit, more than enough to warm those cockles on the frostiest of days and the bitterest cold nights. If you plan on taking your RV out in the winter, you are going to want to make sure it is physically up to the task, and with Keystone RV’s Cougar, this is never going to be a concern! It features Aluminum framed sidewalls for strength and reduced weight. The unit itself is so well built that the entire roof (plus slide outs) are fully walkable, should you want to spend any time up there.


Forest River Artic Wolf

Forest River Arctic Wolf

Forest River are one of the leading brands when it comes to winter RV living, and the Arctic Wolf models live up to that reputation. The available extreme weather package ensures that the Forest River Arctic Wolf can tackle just about any winter adventure you care to throw its way! The Arctic Wolf features a 35,000 BTU furnace, which is not to the most powerful in this list, but the clever use of ceiling fans assists with the circulation of that heat, making this a very efficient RV.

The Forest River Arctic Wolf, when fitted with the extreme weather package, comes with an enclosed and heated underbelly, helping to seriously reduce the risk of frozen or burst lines and tanks. The upgraded heavy duty insulation keeps all the warmth locked in right where you need it. Speaking of warmth, in addition to the furnace, why not add the available 5200 BTU fireplace for the ultimate in winter RV comfort.


Keystone Raptor

Keystone Raptor

As the only Toy Hauler to make this list, the Keystone Raptor has some big expectations to meet, and it does just that! This incredible winterized RV features a highly rated insulated floor and roof, as well as the sidewalls. This insulation works in sync with the 35,000 BTU furnace to keep the warmth in, and the cold out.

If you want to make sure your toys themselves get the royal treatment, the Keystone RV Raptor might be just the trailer for you! The heat from the furnace is also ducted in to the garage area, keeping all parts of this amazing trailer protected from the elements. The Raptor can be appointed with reclining sofas and an enormous king size bed for the ultimate in winter comforts!


Keystone Sprinter

Keystone Sprinter

The Keystone RV Sprinter is one of Sturgeon Woods top selling units, and for good reason. Available in both Fifth Wheel and Travel Trailer variants, the Keystone Sprinter is an ideal choice for a winter RV thanks to the AstroFoil insulation fitted throughout the RV as part of the performance insulation package. This incredible insulation is just the beginning. The Underbelly is also heat protected to ensure that when temperatures plummet, your lines and tanks will function perfectly. The Keystone Sprinter models feature a 35,000 BTU furnace, controlled by a digital thermostat, giving you complete control over the comfort of your trailer. If this toasty furnace isn’t quite enough, opt for the available electric fireplace for a truly cozy experience.

No matter which of these excellent travel trailers or fifth wheel trailers for sale in Ontario you decide to go with, the experts at Sturgeon Woods RV are standing by to help get you into a winter living RV if that is your desire! The friendly sales team are not only knowledgeable about the RVs they sell, but they are also camping enthusiasts themselves. They’ll get you set up with everything you need for a winter adventure in your new trailer. Call ahead to make an appointment, or simply drop in, we can’t wait to meet you!



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