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8 Travel Trailers With Rear Kitchens

While you are shopping around for a travel trailer, you will be bombarded with floor plans. Some RV brands like Forest River and Coachmen specialize in offering a massive amount of floor plans for you to choose from. There is a good chance that you’ve seen a few floor plans with an odd layout that places the kitchen at the RV’s rear instead of the middle.

While these rear kitchen layouts may seem strange, they offer some excellent benefits like residential appliances and increased storage space. Furthermore, rear kitchen floor plans provide more space for the living room, which can be great for inviting your family or friends over. 

If reading this article has piqued your interest in rear kitchen floor plans, you’re in luck! We have done extensive research on the topic and have gathered a list of our favorite rear kitchen floor plans that vary in features and amenities.

Here is a list of the eight travel trailers with rear kitchens discussed in this article.

  • Coachmen Freedom Express Ultra-Lite 246 RKS
  • Prime Time LaCrosse 3411 RK
  • Jayco Jay Flight 29 RKS
  • Forest River Heritage 283 RK
  • Grand Design Imagine 2670 MK
  • Keystone Cougar Half-Ton 24 SABWE
  • Heartland Sundance Ultra-Lite 242 RK
  • Crossroads Sunset Trail 291 RK

Each of the travel trailers on this list has specific nuances and amenities which make them unique and position them to serve different needs. For example, some of these trailers are better suited for boondocking, while others are best suited for full hookup campsites. 

As you continue to read this article, we will provide in-depth examples for each travel trailer on our list. These examples will cover the best features of the rear kitchen, specs, and other helpful information.

8 Fantastic Travel Trailers with Rear Kitchen Floor Plans

During our time visiting RV shows, we took numerous tours of various types of RVs. While taking the tours, we have seen numerous rear kitchen floor plans and have come up with a list of our eight favorites. So, without further adieu, here is our list!

Coachmen Freedom Express Ultra-Lite 246 RKS

The 246RKS has one slide out on the off-door side and one entry door on the door side. Interior layout from front to back: front bedroom containing foot facing queen bed with vaulted under-bed storage, overhead cabinet, and wardrobes on either side of bed; door side bathroom; kitchen living dining area with off-door side slide out containing wardrobe, bench, sofa, and pantry end tables on either side of the sofa; door side dinette with overhead cabinet and television; and rear kitchen containing refrigerator, cook top stove, microwave, double basin sink, and overhead cabinet.

Best Features:

  • Large Double-Door Refrigerator
  • Double-Basin Stainless Steel Sink with Cover
  • Three-Burner Glass Stovetop

The rear kitchen in the Coachmen Freedom Express Ultra-Lite is beautifully designed and well organized. It boasts a three-burner stovetop, microwave, and tons of counter space for preparing meals. The sizeable residential refrigerator features a double-door design that allows you to access all of its contents from any angle easily. This kitchen also comes with a sizeable double-basin sink with a cover that will give you more counter space. 

The storage options in this rear kitchen are abundant, and you will find large overhead cabinets, plenty of drawers, and two small pantries. The main entrance to this RV is located right next to the kitchen, which allows for easy access outdoors if you are planning to dine outside. 

This travel trailer is outfitted with superb cold weather protection due to its heated underbelly. This travel trailer comes with other cold-weather camping features like double-paned windows, an optional winter kit that provides better insulation, and a 15,000 BTU furnace. 

Finally, this comes with pass-through storage for hauling more gear and a 16-foot LED awning that provides shade during the day and adequate lighting at night. 

Here are some other important specs you might want to know:

  • Exterior Length: 28’2″
  • Exterior Height: 11′
  • Unloaded Vehicle Weight: 4,700 lbs
  • Cargo Carrying Capacity: 2,300 lbs
  • Gross Vehicle Weight Rating: 7,000 lbs
  • Hitch Weight: 500 lbs
  • Fresh Water Storage: 50 Gallons
  • Gray Water Storage: 35 Gallons
  • Black Water Storage: 35 Gallons
  • Sleeping Capacity: Up to 6

Prime Time LaCrosse 3411 RK

The Lacrosse 3411RK floorplan has one entry door, a 16 foot power awning, and three slideouts. The entry door leads to a living area on the left and a door on the right. The door leads to a bathroom. Directly to the left of the entry door is the door side living room slideout. The slideout has a table with four chairs, an entertainment center with an electric fireplace below, and a pantry. The rear door side corner of the living area has a refrigerator. The rear off door side corner has a U-shaped countertop with a stove and sink. A microwave is above the stove and overhead storage is above the countertops. The living room off door slideout has a sofa with theater style seating. An end table is on the right and the left of the sofa in the slideout. The front of the living area has a hide-a-bed sofa with overhead storage above. The door directly to the right of the entry door leads to the bathroom. The bathroom has a toilet, a shower, a linen closet with washer/dryer prep and a sink with a medicine cabinet above. The front wall of the bathroom has a sliding door leading to the bedroom. The bedroom has an off door slideout with a king bed. The front of the bedroom has a bench with a wardrobe on its right and left. The door side of the bedroom has a dresser with an electric fireplace below.

Best Features:

  • Large Double-Basin Sink with Cover
  • Residential-Sized Refrigerator
  • Immense Amount of Storage Space

This beautiful travel trailer is produced by Prime Time, and its rear kitchen floor plan features the most counter space we have seen in a travel trailer. The kitchen sports a U-shape design which provides this kitchen with enough counter space to place your appliances and prepare meals. This kitchen also sports a sizeable two-basin sink with a brushed nickel faucet. 

The refrigerator in this model is one of the largest on this list and features 12 cubic feet of storage space. The kitchen comes with overhead cabinets that line the counter space, providing tons of storage. The rear kitchen also has a massive pantry. The three-burner stovetop, microwave, and oven are conveniently positioned next to the refrigerator, allowing for easy access to your fresh produce.

Some of the other fantastic features of this floor plan are the pass-through storage and the beautiful master bedroom. The master bedroom features a king-sized bed with plush pillows, a cushioned bench, and good storage space for clothes and other items. The LaCrosse 3411 RK comes with an additional electric fireplace in the master bedroom that is seldom seen. Finally, the pass-through storage provides substantial storage space for your camping gear. 

Here are some other important specs you might want to know:

  • Exterior Length: 38’10
  • Exterior Height: 11′
  • Unloaded Vehicle Weight: 8,960 lbs 
  • Cargo Carrying Capacity: 2,280 lbs
  • Gross Vehicle Weight Rating: 11,200 lbs
  • Hitch Weight: 1,045 lbs
  • Fresh Water Storage: 42 Gallons
  • Gray Water Storage: 60 Gallons
  • Black Water Storage: 30 Gallons
  • Sleeping Capacity: Up to 6

Jayco Jay Flight 29 RKS

29RKS

Best Features:

  • Large Pantry and Plenty of Cabinets and Drawers
  • The L-shaped counter provides ample counter space
  • Sink and Stove Top Covers and Rolling Drying Rack

Jayco produces a ton of RVs, but the rear kitchen floor plan of the Jay Flight is one of our favorites. It features an L-shaped counter, which provides a bunch of counter space, with a large section of open counter to the left of the sink.

This L-shape keeps kitchen traffic to a minimum thanks to the position of the refrigerator and pantry. The kitchen on the 29 RKS floor plan comes with stainless steel appliances, including a microwave, three-burner stove, and oven. 

The pantry in this rear kitchen is pretty extensive and provides a ton of storage space for dry foods and snacks. In addition to the pantry, the large overhead cabinets provide even more storage. The refrigerator is residential and boasts 12 cubic feet of storage space, and operates on either electricity or liquid propane. Due to the refrigerator’s dual operations, this trailer is excellent for boondocking or setting up at a campsite.

One of the best standard features with all Jayco models is the JAYCOMMAND Smart RV System. This system allows you to monitor and make adjustments to some aspects of your RV from your smartphone, including temperature, lights, and generator.

Here are some other important specs you might want to know:

  • Exterior Length: 34′
  • Exterior Height: 11’2″
  • Unloaded Vehicle Weight: 6,750 lbs
  • Cargo Carrying Capacity: 2,750 lbs
  • Gross Vehicle Weight Rating: 9,500 lbs
  • Hitch Weight: 820 lbs
  • Fresh Water Storage: 80 Gallons 
  • Gray Water Storage: 39 Gallons
  • Black Water Storage: 39 Gallons
  • Sleeping Capacity: Up to 6

Forest River Heritage 283 RK

Heritage Glen 283RK floorplan. The 283RK has one slide out and one entry door.

Best Features:

  • Large L-shaped Countertop
  • Massive Pantry
  • 11 Cubic Foot Residential Refrigerator

The rear kitchen floor plan of the Forest River Heritage is one of the most well equipped on this list. Every appliance and amenity in the kitchen are residential-sized, making you feel like you are cooking in your home kitchen. The refrigerator comes with 11 cubic feet of storage, and the massive floor-to-ceiling pantry provides plenty of storage space. 

The stovetop comes with three burners with an oven underneath and a microwave above, located next to the refrigerator. Next to the stove is nearly seven feet of counter space, and above that, you’ll find two large cabinets made from laminated wood with glass inserts that let you see inside without opening the cabinets.

Finally, the sink is possibly the largest one on this list and features a deep single-basin with draining racks to cover it. You will find a large cabinet and multiple drawers underneath.

The 283 RK floor plan also features a well-equipped exterior kitchen with a mini-fridge, sink, and extra cabinets. The exterior kitchen makes for a great place to cook lunch outside without missing out on the action on a warm summer day. The exterior kitchen is covered by a vast 21-foot awning lined with LED lights.

Here are some other important specs you might want to know:

  • Exterior Length: 34’8″
  • Exterior Height: 11′
  • Unloaded Vehicle Weight: 7,020 lbs 
  • Cargo Carrying Capacity: 2,500 lbs
  • Gross Vehicle Weight Rating: 9,500 lbs
  • Hitch Weight: 720 lbs
  • Fresh Water Storage: 57 Gallons
  • Gray Water Storage: 60 Gallons
  • Black Water Storage: 30 Gallons
  • Sleeping Capacity: Up to 6

Grand Design Imagine 2670 MK

Best Features:

  • Large Panoramic Rear Kitchen Window
  • Large Double-Door Refrigerator
  • Residential Sink with Cover

Grand Design’s Imagine model has a rear kitchen that sports a large rear kitchen window. Floor plans with windows like this one are hard to come by and allow the cook to enjoy natural light and gorgeous views while cooking meals. This floor plan features a straight-line kitchen, unlike the last few entries on this list. 

The rear kitchen on this floor plan sits next to the main door of the RV, which allows for easy transportation of food for outside dining. The residential double-door refrigerator and pantry position allows for minimal kitchen traffic while preparing meals.

One of the downsides to this kitchen is the lack of counter space when compared to the U and L-shaped kitchens on our list. While the rear kitchen in the Imagine 2670 MK has a normal amount of counter space, the hard-top sink covers allow you to maximize your counter space when preparing meals. 

Some of the other amenities on this RV are the 40-inch plasma TV and 5,000 BTU electric fireplace in the living room. These amenities allow you to stay warm and watch your favorite shows while lounging on comfortable furniture or cooking in the kitchen. This travel trailer sports a quick-recovery water heater that quickly replenishes its hot water supply, ensuring that your whole family can enjoy hot showers.

Here are some other important specs you might want to know:

  • Exterior Length: 28′
  • Exterior Height: 11′
  • Unloaded Vehicle Weight: 5,500 lbs 
  • Cargo Carrying Capacity: 1,950 lbs
  • Gross Vehicle Weight Rating: 7,500 lbs
  • Hitch Weight: 515 lbs
  • Fresh Water Storage: 52 Gallons
  • Gray Water Storage: 90 Gallons
  • Black Water Storage: 45 Gallons
  • Sleeping Capacity: Up to 4

Keystone Cougar Half-Ton 24 SABWE

Cougar Half-Ton Luxury Travel Trailers - Model 24SABWE Floorplan - Keystone  RV

Best Features:

  • Large 11 Cubic Foot Refrigerator
  • Hardwood Cabinet and Drawers
  • Residential Sink and High-Rise Faucet with Sprayer

This lightweight trailer features a beautiful rear kitchen floor plan that has a deep double-basin sink with a powerful sprayer faucet, which makes doing dishes a breeze. The kitchen is also equipped with a three-burner stovetop with an oven underneath and a residential microwave above. The 11 cubic foot refrigerator provides ample storage too. 

The overhead cabinets are stunning and made with hardwood with hidden hinges that give off a flush and sleek finish. The sink provides two deep basins and a powerful faucet with a sprayer function. The faucet can extend to provide better reach. 

The countertop features a stunning marble design and has a good amount of counter space to prepare food. While the kitchen might look small and cramped, many people might prefer this kitchen style thanks to the seamless movements it provides. For example, you can rinse off some veggies, chop them up, then toss them in a pot on the stove by only turning your body. 

The 24 SABWE floor plan comes with a king-sized bed in the main bedroom and your choice of theater seating or a tri-fold sofa if you want an additional bed. Finally, the outside features an exterior showerhead, a 20-foot LED-lit awning, and pass-through storage.

Here are some other important specs you might want to know:

  • Exterior Length: 29’10”
  • Exterior Height: 11’3″
  • Unloaded Vehicle Weight: 6,135 lbs 
  • Cargo Carrying Capacity: 1,635 lbs
  • Gross Vehicle Weight Rating: 7,800 lbs
  • Hitch Weight: 640 lbs
  • Fresh Water Storage: 60 Gallons
  • Gray Water Storage: 70 Gallons
  • Black Water Storage: 38 Gallons
  • Sleeping Capacity: Up to 6

Heartland Sundance Ultra-Lite 242 RK

Best Features:

  • Seamless Countertop with Glass Stovetop Cover
  • Large Walk-in Pantry
  • Spring-loaded Cabinets and Drawers

The rear kitchen in the Sundance Ultra-Lite comes with a rare addition in the form of a walk-in pantry. The large pantry provides plenty of storage space for all of your dry foods, which makes it convenient for everything to be in one place. All of the cabinets and drawers are spring-loaded and attached with hidden hinges, which provides easy access to all of your dishes and utensils. 

All of the appliances in the Sundance Ultra-Lite are stainless steel, which allows for quick and easy cleaning. The stove features three burners with an oven underneath and a microwave above. The stove also comes with glass covers, which will sit flush with the countertop. The refrigerator provides nine cubic feet of storage, which is plenty of space for your beverages and marinating meat.

This travel trailer also sports an entryway next to the kitchen, which allows for easy access to the outdoors if you plan on dining outside, which an 18-foot LED-lit awning will cover. Furthermore, those who like to bring along a ton of camping gear will find the massive pass-through storage very useful, and the LED lights will help you find and organize your gear. 

Here are some other important specs you might want to know:

  • Exterior Length: 29′
  • Exterior Height: 11′
  • Unloaded Vehicle Weight: 5,640 lbs 
  • Cargo Carrying Capacity: 1,820 lbs
  • Gross Vehicle Weight Rating: 7,500 lbs
  • Hitch Weight: 494 lbs
  • Fresh Water Storage: 44 Gallons 
  • Gray Water Storage: 60 Gallons
  • Black Water Storage: 30 Gallons
  • Sleeping Capacity: Up to 6

Crossroads Sunset Trail 291 RK

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Best Features:

  • Plenty of cabinets and drawers
  • Sink and Stovetop Covers
  • Ample Counter Space

The rear kitchen of the Sunset Trail features an incredible amount of counter space, most of which is located to the left of the sink. The stove has three burners and comes with a glass cover that sits flush with the countertop. Furthermore, the oven sits under the stove while the microwave is above. Next to the stove, you’ll find an eight cubic foot refrigerator and two small slide-out pantries beside that.

The sink also comes with a cover that matches the countertop. Above the sink, you will find quite a few cabinets which will fit all of your dishes, and beneath the sink are numerous drawers for cooking and eating utensils. 

The 291 RK floor plan comes with an extra-large booth dinette and a tri-fold sofa, both of which can turn into two additional beds. This floor plan comes with an entertainment center that boasts a 45-inch TV and an electric fireplace. The main bedroom is equipped with a king-sized bed, a pet station, and tons of storage space.

Finally, this travel trailer comes with an outdoor kitchen which serves as a great place to cook lunch for your family on a sunny day. The outdoor kitchen boasts a griddle, sink, and mini-fridge.

Here are some other important specs you might want to know:

  • Exterior Length: 33’4″
  • Exterior Height: 11′
  • Unloaded Vehicle Weight: 6,060 lbs
  • Cargo Carrying Capacity: 1,750 lbs
  • Gross Vehicle Weight Rating: 7,800 lbs
  • Hitch Weight: 680 lbs
  • Fresh Water Storage: 45 Gallons
  • Gray Water Storage: 60 Gallons
  • Black Water Storage: 30 Gallons
  • Sleeping Capacity: Up to 6

Final Thoughts

The rear kitchen floor plan is a relatively new addition to the RV market, and we think these floor plans are underrated. Having a rear kitchen in your travel trailer allows for larger kitchens and more living room spaces. Many travel trailers with rear kitchens will include an additional entryway right next to the kitchen so you can easily take food outside if you plan on dining outdoors. Finally, rear kitchens tend to have more storage and counter space than floor plans with kitchens installed in the middle of the RV.

As this article ends, we hope that the list of our favorite rear kitchen floor plans has persuaded you to give them a try. You never know; you might fall in love with this travel trailer style.