Old travel trailer in fall outdoor setting.

Hybrid Trailers vs Travel Trailers: 14 important considerations

When I first walked through the endless lots of campers in Boise, I immediately decided that I didn’t want a hybrid; however, I later talked to someone who owned one and learned some interesting benefits (and drawbacks) to the hybrid. In the end, I still decided to go with the traditional travel trailer, but I…

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Travel Trailer vs 5th Wheel: 23 differences to know before buying

I bought a Rockwood 25′ travel trailer a few weeks ago and I had to make the tough choice of whether or not to get a 5th wheel.  In this post I want to share some of the things that helped me make the decision. But first, the quick answer: 5th wheels are better suited to…

3 Best Solutions for Mounting a Generator to a Trailer Bumper

I saw this generator mounted on the bumper of a rental travel trailer and liked the setup. The bumper was a little too low to the ground, but I liked seeing the platform frame welded onto the frame of the trailer and not hanging off as a dangerous appendage. When I first bought my 25′…

Travel Trailer Vs Tent Trailer: Why I Picked A Hard-Side Trailer!

I just recently purchased a conventional travel trailer (hard side) and I faced the agonizing choice of whether to pick a tent trailer or a regular travel trailer.  I also considered some hard side travel trailers that had canvas pop-outs, which are sometimes referred to as hybrid trailers. In general, I recommend a travel trailer…

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Average Trailer Weights Examples

If you’re shopping for a towable camper, these average trailer weight examples show how much popular RVs weigh and what you can carry.