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There’s a lot to be gained traveling via camper. Not only do you get an opportunity to spend quality time with family and friends, but you’ll find that it’s more comfortable and affordable than traveling by plane. Traveling in a camper also gives you the freedom to go anywhere, any time. However, with so many travel trailer manufacturers out there, it can be difficult to know which type of campers are best for you. If you’re finding it difficult to choose from the different types of trailers, this guide will make the process a lot easier. 

Travel Trailer Vs Motorhome: What’s the Difference?

If you’re new to the idea of using a recreational vehicle, you may be confused by all the options. The first thing you need to know is that RVs fall into two broad categories: towable and motorized. Our focus will be on towable RVs, but for the sake of clarity, we’ll briefly discuss motorized RVs. Some first-timers prefer driving a motorhome since they don’t need to learn how to maneuver while towing another vehicle. Motorized RVs range from Class A motorhomes to campervans and they each offer different amenities and levels of comfort.

Meanwhile, towable RVs or trailers must be towed by a car or truck. If you’re considering different types of campers and looking for a budget-friendly option, you may be happy to know that towable trailers tend to be cheaper than motorhomes. Also, when you get to your destination, you can detach the trailer and drive around in the smaller family car or your truck.

There are five different types of trailers:

  • Fifth-wheel trailers
  • Travel trailers
  • Sport utility trailers
  • Truck campers
  • Pop-up campers

Whether you’re looking for the best campers for families or small models for a solo traveler, you’re guaranteed to find something that meets your needs.

Fifth-Wheel Trailers

These are the most common and traditional type of towable RVs. They are usually between 20 and 40 feet long and have to be towed by a conversion vehicle or large pickup truck. Fifth-wheels can accommodate up to eight people and typically feature full-size bathrooms and kitchens. Many connect to the tow vehicle with a gooseneck hookup that goes over the back of the truck. This connection is stronger and easier to maneuver than the ball hitches that other types of travel trailers have.

Travel Trailers

Travel trailers vary widely in terms of size, floor plans, and amenities. Some are four feet long with just enough space for one or two people while others have multiple bedrooms, large kitchens, and sleeping space for eight individuals. These trailers can be towed by any vehicle that can handle the weight. If you have a family car, you can get a small travel trailer. You should note that maneuvering a vehicle with a trailer takes practice, especially when you have a larger model.

Sport Utility Trailers

As you compare campers, you may come across toy haulers or sports utility trailers. These are a relatively new option and they’re designed to transport ATVs, jet skis, motorcycles, and other small vehicles. These trailers are usually around 20 to 35 feet long, and they have living quarters in the front and a space for a vehicle in the back. If you don’t have a jet ski or ATV to carry, you can use the space for storage or other purposes.

Truck Campers

Truck campers are also known as cab-overs or slide-ins. Truck campers are easy to maneuver and they can sleep between two and four people. You’ll have basic facilities for cooking and bathing along with limited storage. If you’re not interested in luxury and you prioritize flexibility and affordability, truck campers are the best type of campers for you.

Pop-Up Campers

If you want a compact trailer for occasional use, a pop-up camper may be ideal. These trailers are also known as tent trailers or fold-down campers. The central section has hard sides and includes the kitchen and bathroom but the trailer has tented side sections that can be converted into sleeping quarters. These campers can be towed by a regular passenger vehicle and accommodate up to six people. They’re lightweight and easy to maneuver but they offer limited protection against the elements. There’s also limited storage. 

Let’s Compare Travel Trailers Brands

Finding the right type of camper can be challenging. However, you’ll find that Boreas Campers are among the best. They’re made from high-quality materials and can withstand rugged conditions. We offer two models: the fully-equipped Boreas XT squaredrop and larger XT-12.

Let's look at Boreas Campers compared to Colorado Teardrop, Timberleaf, Escapod Trailers, and Off-Grid Trailers. Cruisemaster CRS2 Independent Suspension is standard only in our trailers. We offer a lifetime structural warranty and a two-year craftsmanship warranty, the most extensive among this group of manufacturers. The Cruisemaster DO35 hitch is standard for our trailers while a fully articulating hitch is optional in Colorado Teardrop, Escapod, and Timberleaf campers. We’re also the only manufacturers to offer a standard full-size spare tire/mount.

We operate through a dealer network, which makes it easy to get our campers whenever you want them. You’ll also get all the advice you need to choose the right type of campers and get the most out of it. Book an appointment today to get started on your journey.

Manufacturer Comparison

Boreas Campers

Colorado TeardropOff-Grid TrailersTimberleafEscapod Trailers
Construction MaterialsComposite/AluminumAluminum/Wood


Cruisemaster CRS2 Independent SuspensionStandard




WarrantyLifetime Structural
2 Year Craftsmanship
1 Year Standard5 Year Structural
2 Year Craftsmanship
N/A1 Year Standard
Fully Articulating HitchStandardOptionalStandardOptionalOptional
Construction MaterialsStandardOptionalOptionalOptionalOptional
Spare Tire/MountStandardOptionalOptionalOptionalOptional
Dealer NetworkYes





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