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The focus for the Swanson family business focused away from camper manufacturing to RV sales in the mid 70's. Within a decade, Hilltop RV became one of  Michigan's largest RV dealers. Through the years, they added boat/motor sales and a complete line of outdoor sporting goods to the retail mix, only to return to their RV roots in the mid-90's. "We decided to get out of every endeavor that wasn't directly related to the RV industry," recalls Steve Swanson.  "We decided to do what we do best, RV sales and service. That decision not only simplified our entire operation, but it allowed us to focus on what we really enjoyed most."

Today, Hilltop RV Superstore sells 17 different brands of motorhomes, fifth wheels, travel trailers, folding trailers, truck campers, and cargo trailers. Hilltop RV also has a RV parts and accessories store at each dealership location, as well as a RV parts and accessories website with over 60,000 products available online at Hilltop RV Parts and Accessories Store.

One of Hilltop RV Superstore's major accomplishments among many other high esteemed awards by RV Manufacturers was being recognized by the National Recreational Vehicle Dealers Association. Each year the RVDA recognizes exemplary regional businessmen who promote a positive image of RV travel, RV dealers, and the industry as a whole. In September 2001, Hilltop RV Superstore was chosen by the RVDA as "Top Quality Dealer of the Year."
Hilltop RV Superstore is in a market of about 30,000 people in Delta County, yet Hilltop RV consistently stays in the top 5 dealers in Michigan and Wisconsin in terms of the number of RV's sold and is highly competitive with the so called "big boys" in the metropolitan areas. There is a reason for that. Hilltop RV Superstore sells RV's all across the country.  Hopefully, you will give Hilltop RV the chance to show you why no other dealer provides better customer service before, during, and after the sale!
Steve and his brother Dan have co-owned and operated the family business since the year 2000. Steve has served as Hilltop's General Manager since his parents retired in 1987. In 2006, a second Hilltop RV Superstore was opened in Ishpeming, Michigan to better serve the heart of the Upper Peninsula. The Ishpeming store was built on the same hometown values and hospitality that began in Escanaba in 1972. Given the dealership's remarkable past, the folks at Hilltop RV will no doubt continue doing what they do best, keeping the "Super" in Hilltop RV Superstore.

About Hilltop RV

Steve Swanson's journey to an RV Superstore did not happen overnight. He began as a part-time employee in 1972 while still attending High School.  That's when his parents, Ken and Theresa Swanson, launched their business as manufacturers of truck campers.

Through the years, the family enterprise included the production of sidelights such as solar heating panels, satellite dishes, and TV antennas. At Hilltop RV, elements of design, manufacturing, sales and service were all learned firsthand, from the inside-out. 

Meet The Team

Escanaba Management


Cory Walker
Sales Manager
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Linda Lemire
Finance Manager
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Escanaba Sales Team


Scott Cormier
RV Consultant
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Diane Swanson
RV Consultant
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Chris Gestwicki
RV Consultant
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Hilltop RV Superstore Rental Department


Cindy Swanson
Rental Manager
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Escanaba Parts & Service


Patti Migut
Parts Manager
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Michelle LaCosse
Service Manager
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Denise Wise
Service Writer
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Kami Lancour
Warranty
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Jerry Vandermissen
Parts Department
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Kristin Stevens
Parts Department
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Cheryl Quirk
Parts Department
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Dan Swanson
Manager



Bill Perander
Technician



Matt Persondek
Technician



Dave Boch
Technician



John Wery Sr.
Technician

Escanaba Technicians

Ishpeming Management




Chris Stanoway
Parts Manager
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Keven Hagans
RV Consultant
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Ishpeming Sales Team


Cheryl Lynn Lorge
RV Consultant
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Lindsay LaBerge
RV Consultant
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Chris Timony
Finance Manager
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Ishpeming Parts & Service


Carla Coron
Service Advisor
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Parts Department
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Larry Grigg
Parts Department


Ishpeming Technicians


Gregg Durand
Technician






Mitch Cain
Technician


Mary Schwanke
Cleaning Detail



Kirk McNab
Technician



Dave Korpi
Sales Manager
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Shane Clark
Technician

Hear what our customers have to say!

Becky Dietzler from Oconto, WI

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Hi there,

My name is Becky and I own a pop-up camper (2001 Coleman Utah) that I purchased from Van Boxtel in Green Bay. Since I have purchased this camper I have been the most unsatisfied customer in the world. I have dealt with Van Boxtel the whole time trying to get some customer service out of them. They are truly terrible!

Recently I was having problems with my water pump in my camper. To no avail I called Van Boxtel. Same scenario, pardon my French, but customer service there sucks. I got furious with them and decided to call Hilltop RV to see if I couldn't find someone there that would help me. I did, her name is Tammy and she is the most helpful person in the world. She started off by calling Fleetwood for me to see if she could locate the part number for the water pump. That didn't work because they must have been really busy that day, she waited on hold for 40 minutes. Then she asked another employee of Hilltop Rv (Jerry) if all water pumps are standard in a pop up, he said "yes, they are." She then mailed out what was thought to be the right pump. It wasn't. I called her the next day (talked with Jerry, Tammy was on vacation). Jerry left her a note to call me the next day and told her that it wasn't the right one so she called Fleetwood back again. She got the part number and mailed it out to me right away.

Customer service through Hilltop RV is wonderful. You have the most helpful employees around, please don't let them leave you.

If in the future I plan to trade this camper in and upgrade, you can bet that I will be coming up to Escanaba to do business with you.

I thank you so very much and keep up the great work!

Lynn Meske from Marquette, MI

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Hi Steve,

Sorry we missed you in Escanaba last week. Go figure that was the day you were in Ishpeming. Just wanted to drop you a note to Thank You again for the racing sponsorship you have provided for our grandson Ross, Jr. Can't begin to tell you how proud of him we are and without people and organizations like yours, it wouldn't be possible. He turns 17 today. We are celebrating his birthday by taking delivery of our new motor home. haha

We have been so very pleased with everyone associated with Hilltop RV. Not to sound corny, but we really do feel part of the Hilltop family. Gary has been unbelievable helping us in every way possible. Dave was right on the money, knowing what we were looking for and finding it quickly. I think we've even talked them into catching a race or two this summer. Chris is great to work with and made that part of our purchase truly painless. You have a great staff in Ishpeming and because of them, we wouldn't even consider going anywhere else for all our camping needs. Take good care of them because, as a person associated with retail sales, I know how hard it is to find good employees. You can be proud to have them be the face of Ishpeming's Hilltop RV.

Happy Summer!

Lynn Meske

J. Hutter from Woodenville, WA

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Hi Patti,

Please let me take a moment and thank you for taking customer service to the next level. I will look forward to using my new stearns meter and I will always remember the nice friendly voice that helped me out today. I will recommend you and Hilltop RV to all my boating friends in the years to come. Thank you again.

David Pries from Unknown

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Hello Dave and Chris,

Just wanted to send you a quick note to thank you again for doing whatever you did behind the scenes to allow us to take delivery of our new (well . . . slightly used) Coachmen Freedom Express Camper on Friday. I don't know if it's just because of the new hitch, but this Coachmen pulled better and felt more secure going down the road than did my smaller and lighter Trail Lite. We have been having fun getting to know our new unit and getting it organized and ready for our next camping trip.

Dave, thanks for sending us the pictures. Thanks for steering us toward this Coachmen. It's the camper we were looking for at a great price. You stayed with us through the entire process until we left the parking lot. Wow, Great job.

Chris, you and your people in service made the impossible happen. Thanks for your effort getting us financing and making the legal stuff move along swiftly on Friday. I am so happy that I do not have to put in a 14 hour trip today to pick up the camper as was originally planned. Instead, I get to enjoy a free night watching the Brewer game. What a deal. On Saturday, I mailed the title and lien release for the Trail Lite we traded in. Please let me know when you receive them. I will be pleased to get the final papers taken care of.

I don't think I will be shopping soon for a new camper. We will be enjoying this one for a few years, I am sure. But in the event we will want a change in campers again, I will certainly look you up and see what is available.

Thanks again for your excellent service and making this purchase a reality for my family.


Julie Bessolo
Cleaning Detail


Dave Jankovich
RV Consultant
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