Luxury RVs that put the Ritz to shame

RVs have gotten a bad rap. Most people associate them with trailer parks and eccentric uncles who spend their retirement visiting all of America's national parks. But today's luxury RV market has changed the game. Take a look at these resorts on wheels, and you'll think twice before you book a room for your next road trip.

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The Marchi Mobile EleMMent Palazzo

This Star Trek-esque home away from home can be yours for just $3 million.

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The Marchi Mobile EleMMent Palazzo (interior)

Naturally, no land-spaceship is complete without a cockpit.

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The Marchi Mobile EleMMent Palazzo (living area)

Your living room, with skylight (of course).

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The Marchi Mobile EleMMent Palazzo (sleeping quarters)

Your bedroom, fit for a king (of the road).

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The Marchi Mobile EleMMent Palazzo (bath)

This is legit nicer than any hotel you can find along the highway.

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Caravisio Camper Van

Just in case you thought RVs were only for people who couldn't afford real houses, here's a Caravisio concept camper van parked in front of a castle in Germany. It's modeled after a yacht.

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Knaus Eurostar

Caravisio layouts are used in the Knaus Eurostar camper van.

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Knaus Eurostar (kitchen)

The kitchen has a stovetop with three burners, an extra-deep sink, a fridge and a completely encased kitchen window.

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Knaus Eurostar (bedroom)

The bedroom area sleeps two, and each bed has its own reading light and shelves.

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American Coach Revolution

This is the living and dining room of the American Coach Revolution. The cabinetry is chestnut.

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American Coach Revolution (bath)

Your private bathroom includes mirrored storage over the sink.

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American Coach Revolution (living area)

Think of the last hotel room you stayed in. Was there an electric fireplace in it? We didn't think so.

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Newmar Essex

The Newmar Essex has more lounge chair space than some boutique hotel lobbies.

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Newmar Essex (bath)

Seriously, those surfaces are unreal.

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Newmar Essex (dining)

Here's your private dining room.

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The Vario Perfect 1100SH Wohnmobil

A Perfect 1100SH Wohnmobil by Vario. Hey, the Europeans love a good RV, too.

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The Vario Perfect 1100SH Wohnmobil (storage)

If you owned a Vario Perfect, you'd obviously also need to own a tiny European sportscar to carry around in it.

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The Vario Perfect 1100SH Wohnmobil (sleeping area)

The quarters for people aren't bad either.

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Newmar King Aire

The 2016 Newmar King Aire is the redesigned leader of the Newman fleet.

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Newmar King Aire (sleeping area)

You know that song, "King of the Road"? Prepare to sleep like one.

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Newmar King Aire (bath)

We're just guessing, but this is probably nicer than the master bathroom in your house.

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Newmar London Aire

When you're not on the road in the Newmar London Aire, its living area can theoretically double as a home conference room.

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Newmar London Aire (living area)

The living space features a 48-inch LED TV and a Bose CineMate home theater system.

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Newmar London Aire (kitchen)

Italian-made porcelain flooring is standard.

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Newmar Mountain Aire

The Newmar Mountain Airehas 11 speakers...in the cockpit. There's a separate speaker system for the living room, naturally.

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Newmar Mountain Aire (sleeping quarters)

The Sleep Number mattress is also standard.

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Newmar Mountain Aire (storage)

Even your clothes get to stay somewhere nice.

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