Best buys for tent trailers, travel and camping trailers.
State by state tent trailer dealers.
Use the state list below to find dealers offering new and used tent trailers, camp trailers and travel trailers. Most RV dealers carry one or more manufacturer's lines of tent trailers for camping.
Most RV dealers carry one or more manufacturer's lines of tent trailers
Camp trailers are commonly referred to as travel trailers, pop-up trailers, fold-down trailers, folding trailers and others. They are very ingenious camping units developed by the tent trailer manufacturers that allow you to take the family camping in a relatively inexpensive RV. Most can be towed by pickup trucks, SUVs or the family car with a conventional towing hitch. Some larger units may require heavy duty trucks for towing.
In the towing configuration travel tent trailers are very low profile for easy towing. This makes them easy on the gas mileage. hey range in length from twelve to thirty five feet and sleep up to eight people comfortably, depending on brand and model.
Tent trailer systems operate on a 12-volt battery system with a converter for charging batteries. This allows you to hook up to standard electrical outlets in campgrounds and RV parks. Cooking and heating are fueled by propane.
Typical tent trailer configuration.
Manufacturers may offer numerous models with a variety of optional features. Here is a list of the most common elements found in the vast majority of tent trailers.
- Pop-up roof
- Fold-out beds for four to six
- Dinette seating for four
- Kitchen sink
- Bathroom and shower
- Privacy curtains
- Storage compartments
- Microwave oven
Slide-out sections are offered on some models to create additional living or sleeping space. Optional items include sound systems, televisions, VHS and DVD players, satellite TV antennas and more.