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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 now can see some real …

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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 the BIG trailers of 28′ …

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3 Best Solutions for Mounting a Generator to a Trailer Bumper

  When I first bought my 25′ Rockwood Travel Trailer, I picked up a Champion 3100 watt generator for $1,000 and it has been amazing! However, the generator doesn’t fit under any of the compartments on the travel trailer, and I tow with an SUV instead of a truck so there isn’t anywhere to store the generator.  If I put …

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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 if you won’t have problems …

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How Much Does Travel Trailer Insurance Cost?

Getting insurance for your travel trailer is usually a good choice–especially if you purchased a new camper.  I recently got two quotes on what it would cost to insure my new trailer, so I thought I’d just share the results here so you know what to expect. Quote #1 from Good Sam’s Insurance: $376 per year (if I remember right) …