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About Besty Westy Rentals

You’ve found Besty Westy, the best way to travel! We provide you with fully outfitted VW vans to explore what the East Coast has to offer. Whether heading to Shenandoah National Park, Assateague Island, the Eastern Shore of MD, and so much more, you’ll be able to check off bucket list items while traveling in your unique home for the adventure. We cannot wait to make your trip the best it can be!

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Memories made on trips with Besty Westy Rentals's RVs

Nic B.

5November 2023

So great!! Can’t wait to rent again!

Nic B.

5November 2023

Amazing rental so fun! And communication was great!

Cory E.

5November 2023

We had a wonderful experience renting Besty Westy's 1986 Westfalia. Lee and Rachel were on top of communication and quick to show us the ropes of their amazing camper van. Lee was super responsive with a door issue and got us back on the road quickly. The van was stocked with everything we needed for a weekend of camping. They really have thought of everything. The van handled great and was fun to drive. It was the center of attention at the Penn State tailgate at lot 34. Highly recommend and will definitely rent from Besty Westy again!

Molly K.

5October 2023

This was a great experience!

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Adam L.

5August 2023

Camping with Besty Westy was pleasure, begining to end!
Picking up with Rachel and Lee was a breeze: Lee went through all instructions to drive, setup, and live in the camper, followed by a short test-drive to demonstrate we could handle Besty's raw, manual transmission power (we could!). It was a three hour drive to Shenandoah National Park via the Thorton's Gap Entrance, mostly on country roads, which Besty handled easily. At the heat of the day the lack of air-conditioning was both authentic and a bit sweaty, but fun: with the windows wide open, the country air whipping through the cabin, and the FM radio blasting over the sounds of the road, we found ourselves back on the road-trips from our childhood .
Arriving at the park, the steep incline leading to the park wasn't a problem at all for the newly replaced engine, and in no time we were driving along Skyline drive.
At our campsite, at Big Meadows, we had no trouble setting up the pop-top, and awning. There was also plenty of storage, both for food, equipment, and clothing. Our family of 2 adults, 2 kids, and puppy fit with no issue. All the amenities in the camper worked without issue, as did all the flatware, utensils, and cooking equipment. The sleeping arrangements were cozy; the kids had plenty of room in the pop tent up top, but down in the main bed, my wife and I were more shoulder-to-shoulder than we're used to, but way more comfortable than a tent on the ground, and considerably easier to setup. The sheets, blankets and pillows Rachel provided for us were clean, soft, and plenty warm for our late-summer evening.
On the return trip we were surprised by the fuel economy this old girl gave us; we made it almost 200 miles before needing to fill-up. And again, the drive was easy, and as much as part of the adventure as the camping itself. Rachel met us again to check in the vehicle and we were back in our own car home after less than thirty minutes: effortless from beginning to end.
Thanks to Rachel and Lee for sharing their passion restoration project with our family - we'll never forget our weekend experience with Besty Westy!

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Raymond N.

5August 2023

Everything was as promised. The owners are friendly and easy to deal with. The camper is in good shape, and was nicely equipped with cooking utensils, propane, etc. Sheets and pillows were provided. No mechanical problems with the camper.

David M.

5July 2023

Kristine S.

5June 2023

Terrific Camper. Perfect for a weekend camping trip. A memorable family trip. Besty Westy you are the BEST!!!

David Z.

5June 2023

Honestly, one of the best family trips we've ever had. This was our first time renting an RV with a two-year-old and Lee and Rachel were super responsive and professional. The rental was in immaculate condition and ran like a dream. It held all of our camping and hiking gear and was warm and cozy even on chilly nights. We will definitely be renting from Besty Westy again!

Cecilia F.

5May 2023

We loved our adventure in the Besty Westy Westfalia! We took it down to Skyline Drive where we lived out our dream of being "vanlifers" for the weekend.

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Samantha D.

5July 2022

We had SO MUCH fun on our trip with the Besty Westy Rental!! Rachel and Lee were very communicative before the trip and responsive when we had questions during the trip. The van drove GREAT. We slept comfortably. The stove worked wonderful, the awning was super easy. And the van was stocked with a good amount of stuff needed. We had an absolute blast. THANK YOU RACHEL AND LEE!

Caitlyn V.

5June 2022

The perfect solution for anyone who likes the idea of camping but hates the idea of tents. Everything in ‘brown bear’ worked perfectly (excellent cooktop and the heater was a lifesaver!) and the giant awning and outdoor rug made our living space feel very luxurious. We were provided with all the necessities (and some clutch extras [COFFEE] that we forgot).

Giulio T.

5May 2022

One of the best experiences of my life. I was searching for a Vanagon in Washington D.C. but when I found Lee's van I immediately knew it was the one to get. I hopped on 2 busses to get there but It was well worth it. The van is amazing and well kept, the engine is powerful enough and it really got every single thing you might need. Literally. So smooth for a 30+ years van. I made an awesome video with it that you can find here to see every detail of the van: https://youtu.be/PRTz8HfX06E also, Lee was awesome, very friendly and he made sure I knew then van before taking the keys. 10/10

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Megan K.

5April 2022

We had a great experience with this Westfalia. We visited several National and State Parks and camped along the way. The Westy drove great, and had everything we needed; we were able to comfortably fit 2 adults and 2 kids and even brought the dog! Lee and Rachel were easy to work with and we wouldn't hesitate to book with them again.

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Jesse T.

5March 2022

Overall a great experience from start to finish. Lee and Rachel we’re very nice people and helpful, gave us plenty of suggestions on fun places to explore. The westfalia in itself is cool experience with a unique feel. They supplied everything you might need for a great adventure. Bestywestyrentals is a must if you love the ouatdoors.

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Andrew P.

5October 2021

This Westy had everything I could imagine and more. The tent was new and perfect for sleeping and for my 8 year old to hang out in. The awning made for a perfect place to enjoy our campsite and stay out of the rain, the LED light strip in it provided plenty of light once it was dark. Everything I could imagine needing was provided with the van, chairs, plates, cooking pans, silverware, and linens. The brand new refrigerator that Besty Westy is excellent, as well, worked perfect and made storing food easy and assessible, a god send (I rented a different westy from outdoorsy in the past and had issues with the original factory install refrigerator). When we have a chance to camp again, I will definitely rent Besty Westy again.

2 Photos submitted by Andrew P.