Top 5 Best Motorhomes With Bunk Beds For The Kids

Road trip!  Just hearing it can bring joy and excitement when you are ready to take a break from the real world.  But sometimes you can’t quite leave behind ALL of the real world.  Those rugrats living in your house are going to want to come along on that wonderfully planned “relaxing” road trip.

So what is the best way for you all to enjoy your time on the road?  Making sure everyone has their own space is key to overall vacation enjoyment when you are in a camper.  The answer to where to stash the kids is for them to have their own bunk.  Your fellow RVers have spoken and below are the top 5 most popular, best rated motorhomes with bunk beds for the kids in the 2017 model year.

Most Popular Motorhomes With Bunks:

    1. Jayco Alante
    2. Thor Challenger
    3. Coachmen RV Mirada
    4. Forest River RV Georgetown 3 Series
    5. Tiffin Allegro

Criteria for Making the List: Choosing the ‘best’ of anything can always lead to debate. However, these top motorhomes with bunks are ones RV owners voted on with their demand and by popularity. Based on quality, features, floor plan layouts, space, and options, more people asked about or shopped for these motorhomes than any others.


#1 – 2017 Jayco Alante

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View All Jayco Alante Motorhome Floorplans

No. of Floorplans GVWR Sleeps Length
6 16000-18000 lbs 2-7 27-33 feet

Why RVingPlanet recommends the 2017 Jayco Alante motorhome:  Hit the road in this family friendly Jayco Alante class A motorhome!  Everything you need for a successful vacation is right here in one sweet looking package.  With slide-outs for more space and fun features like bunks over the cab, everyone will enjoy spending time together.  Explore a few of the floorplans that include a bunk for the kids:  Alante 26Y, Alante 30M or the Alante 32N.

Because of the great space in the Alante, you are going to want to spend some time indoors enjoying all of the great features available.  The kitchen has everything you need for great meals (and cleanup) including a double kitchen sink, solid wood cabinets and a three burner range with oven.  Depending on which floorplan you choose, you have the option of a walk through bath to the master suite or even extra sleeping space on the pull out couch or convertible dinette.  There is something for everyone in the Alante!

Key features:

  • Available in 6 floorplans to fit your needs.
  • 8 cu. ft. gas/electric refrigerator to make sure you stay stocked up on favorites.
  • Entertainment for inside and out with a full entertainment system.
  • Shower with glass door, skylight and light for a spacious feel.
  • Roller day/night shades for privacy and sleeping in.
  • Electric patio awning with LED lights so you can enjoy the great outdoors in style.

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#2 – 2017 Thor Challenger

Creative Design & Innovative Floorplans

View All Thor Challenger Motorhome Floorplans

No. of Floorplans GVWR Sleeps Length
6 22000-24000 lbs 6-10 37-38 feet

Why RVingPlanet recommends the 2017 Thor Challenger motorhome:  When you choose a Thor Challenger motorhome, the open road with the family can seem a little less daunting.  With so much space created by the high ceilings and the available slide-outs, you won’t spend one day of your trip feeling cramped.  There are even some floorplans with an outdoor kitchen or extra half bath!  Check out these spacious models that include bunk options:  Challenger 36TL, Challenger 37LX and the Challenger 37TB.

With the Challenger you get great sleeping options.  Options for sleeping include a power drop-down hide-away overhead bunk with Cotton Cloud™ mattress and bunk ladder or a system of bunk beds that convert to a sofa and a closet!  There are also convertable sofas and dinettes for additional sleeping.  And with a king or queen size Denver Mattress®, you will be sure to have a great night’s sleep (once the kids decide to settle down!).

Key features:

  • Available in 6 floorplans to fit your needs.
  • 82″ interior ceiling height for a spacious feeling.
  • High-gloss glazed cabinetry with solid wood raised panel cabinet doors & nickel finish hardware.
  • Electric fireplace for those chilly evenings.
  • 21 or 22 cu. ft. stainless steel residential refrigerator so you don’t have to choose one person’s favorite treat.
  • TVs in the bedroom and living areas (because you have seen that kids show episode 20 times).

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#3 – 2017 Coachmen Mirada

Bring More To The Road

View All Coachmen RV Mirada Motorhome Floorplans

No. of Floorplans GVWR Sleeps Length
4 20500-22000 lbs 5-9 31-36 feet

Why RVingPlanet recommends the 2017 Coachmen Mirada motorhome:  Just because you are away from home, doesn’t mean you can’t have all the comforts of home. Step inside the Coachmen Mirada class A motorhome and meet your new home away from home.  And with so many places to sleep, everyone can join in on the fun!  Check out these floorplans with extra places to sleep including some great bunk beds for the kids:  Mirada 31FW, Mirada 35BH or the Mirada 35KB.

Not only are there bunkhouses and bunks over the cab, but the options available will have you packing faster than you can map out your trip.  When you have kids, options such as the available outdoor kitchen and the extra half bath can make a difference between a happy camper and a not-so-happy camper (so can the 6 gallon water heater for the shower!).  With the Mirada you can enjoy clean kids and a great nights sleep.  What more could you ask for?

Key features:

  • Available in 4 floorplans to fit your needs.
  • 2 slideouts for room to spread out.
  • 8 cu. ft. double door refrigerator to keeps everything nice and cold.
  • Flush mounted 3-Burner range with oven so you can have your favorite meals on the road.
  • Available outside entertainment center w/ 32″ TV & DVD so you can be outside while you watch the game.
  • Serta mattresses for extra comfy bedtime.

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#4 – 2017 Forest River RV Georgetown 3 Series

Constructed For Maximum Fun

View All Forest River RV Georgetown 3 Series Motorhome Floorplans

No. of Floorplans GVWR Sleeps Length
3 16000-18000 lbs 4-6 26-31 feet

Why RVingPlanet recommends the 2017 Forest River RV Georgetown 3 Series motorhome:  You have kids, you need bunk beds.  But you also need all the fun “adult” stuff in your new camper.  The Forest River RV Georgetown 3 Series motorhome has enough extras to please everyone!  Housing a great kitchen, bathroom and even extra comfy furniture, there is sure to be a favorite spot for everyone in the Georgetown 3 Series.  Check out this floorplan that includes a bunkhouse: Georgetown Series 3 31B3.

Not only is there a bunkhouse, but there are plenty of extras to keep the Georgetown feeling comfortable and spacious.  The available slides add extra floor space, while the convenient walk through bath gives great separation from the living area to the bedroom.  With a great outdoor patio awning and option for an outdoor kitchen, your living space is extended even more!

Key features:

  • Available in 3 floorplans to fit your needs.
  • Beauflor® vinyl flooring throughout for durability and easy clean up.
  • LED map, bunk and accent lights to conserve energy.
  • 40″ LED main TV because morning cartoons give you some extra shut eye.
  • 6 gallon water heater so no one has to take a cold shower.
  • 3-Burner cooktop with oven for great family meals.

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#5 – 2017 Tiffin Motorhomes Allegro

Class A Living Your Deserve

View All Tiffin Allegro Motorhome Floorplans

No. of Floorplans GVWR Sleeps Length
7 22000-26000 lbs 2-7 33-38 feet

Why RVingPlanet recommends the 2017 Tiffin Allegro motorhome:  When you are traveling with family, the key to everyone’s happiness is space and comfort.  The Tiffin Allegro motorhome delivers on that and so much more.  With available additions such as bunk beds with DVD monitors and memory foam king size beds, everyone will sleep well in the Allegro.  Check out some of these models for your family:  Allegro 35QBA or the Allegro 36UA.

Once everyone has claimed their sleeping space, you will be free to notice all the other great amenities that the Allegro has to offer.  With features such as a power awning and outdoor shower, exploring the great outdoors is more comfortable (and clean!).  The fully loaded kitchen will help keep the troops fed.  And when it’s time to relax you can flip on the cozy fireplace and enjoy some screen time while the kids get cleaned up in the spacious and fully equipped bathroom.

Key features:

  • Available in 7 floorplans to fit your needs.
  • Solid surface galley countertop for that at-home feel.
  • 2-door refrigerator with pantry to store everyone’s favorite snacks.
  • 3 burner cooktop with oven to whip up great family meals.
  • Leatherette booth dinette with large pullout storage drawers because kids eat and have lots of stuff.
  • Home theater surround sound system (includes DVD player) and midsection TV for rainy days.

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When it’s time for the ultimate road trip, you want to make sure everyone is happy and comfortable.  Kids will enjoy spending time and making memories in the family camper.  And everyone will enjoy themselves more if they have their own spaces. Bunks and bunkhouses are a great space for kids.  Not sure yet about any of the motorhomes above?  Checkout hundreds more here with any option you could be looking for:  shop all motorhomes with bunks.

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