- Lightweight and easy to tow with smaller vehicles
- Can detach tow vehicle and leave the trailer at the campground while sightseeing and exploring
- Travel Trailers boast all the conveniences of home, including kitchen, dining, bathroom, entertainment, and storage
- There is enough room for the whole family
- Some models have slide-outs for even more space
- Units often have bunk beds for kids and a closed bedroom for parents
Endless styles, endless options, endless possibilities
Travel Trailers are the most popular type of RV because they come in all shapes and sizes and can accommodate solo travelers all the way up to large families. As long as the vehicle is equipped with a hitch, smaller travel trailer models can be towed by mid-size vehicles, including the family sedan or minivan, while larger models can be towed with an SUV or pickup truck. Scroll down to see more of the possible features and amenities.Find a Dealer Find a Brand
Travel Trailers often have large living room areas and dedicated dining and kitchen space with full size appliances and large windows for lots of natural lighting.
Travel trailers are large enough to offer extra storage cabinets and full size showers and bathtubs.
Travel Trailers are large enough to offer a private bedroom, sometimes with king size beds, and additional closet and cabinet space.
In addition to couches and dinettes that convert to beds, some travel trailers have full sized bunk beds with additional storage space.
Typical Features & Amenities
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Frequently Asked Questions
I have never towed a vehicle before. How do I learn to do it?
It may seem intimidating to tow an RV for the first time but towing is a skill set like driving a car, riding a bike, or mastering anything you ever set out to learn. There are several ways that you can prepare but one of the easiest ways to learn is by contacting your local dealer. Many dealerships offer test drives and even offer classes on how to tow an RV. This article is also full of tips on how to get started.
What is the difference between dry weight and wet weight?
A good way to think of this is laden vs. unladen weight. The dry weight is the weight of the RV with empty water tanks, propane tanks, fuel, and without any gear or equipment. The wet weight is how much the RV weighs with full tanks and equipment. This is an important distinction when you are buying an RV and comparing it with the towing capacity of your vehicle. Always check this information with your RV dealer to make sure that your tow vehicle has the capacity to pull your RV.
Do I need a special driver's license to tow a travel trailer?
For most RVs, all that is needed is a regular driver’s license which makes purchasing an RV very accessible. Driver’s license requirements vary by state so you should always check the specific regulations in your state. In most states, RVs weighing under 26,000 pounds don’t require a special license however, there are some additional requirements in some states such as a skills or a written test to drive very large motorhomes. You should always double-check with the state’s DMV for updated information as these rules sometimes change.
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