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Average Cost of New Travel Trailers (With 16 examples)

I recently purchased a brand new travel trailer and did tons of price shopping to find the best prices.  Brand new travel trailers const significantly more than lightly used travel trailers because they depreciate quickly; however, since trailers can easily have things break, for many users it is worth buying new so they know everything will work perfectly when it’s …

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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 …