Which camper should you buy? Ultimate Guide.

Which Camper should you buy?

Truck campers, pop up campers, and some small travel trailers are often the best way to start your RVing journey. Most people want a simple life just as long as they can provide for their family. But what if you want something a little different. Say for instance, a Recreational vehicle? Here we will go through which campers best fit your lifestyle. Maybe a small rv camper is what you're looking for to get started. I will start off my list with one of the smallest campers on the market.

  1. Jayco Jay Flight SLX Travel Trailer

  2. Jayco Jay Flight SLX Travel Trailer Jayco Jay Flight SLX Travel Trailer

    First on the list is the Jayco Jay Flight SLX Travel Trailer. This camper has a total of 7 different floorplans which are able to sleep from 3 to 6 people depending on which floorplan you choose. This camper tends to be on the lighter side compared to other models because it does not have an exterior propane tank, but instead has a quick connect inlet for easy hookups.

    The Jayco Jay Flight SLX Travel Trailer is very well known for its crisp interior design and large kitchen counter space which makes it easier for campers to cook meals while they are camping. Each floorplan offers enough room where you do not feel cramped when your family wants to go out exploring with all their gear.

    Coming in at under 3,500 lbs, this is not a heavy camper. Most family cars that are built today weigh much more. For instance, a 2020 Dodge Caravan has a Curb Weight. of 4,321 lbs. That being said, you can tow the Jayco Jay Flight SLX Travel Trailer with many different vehicles.

    One of the most convenient features of this camper is the Clean Drop sewer connection located in the front storage compartment . This way you never have to worry about smelling up your camper or spilling waste on yourself while trying to dump tanks. It also features an outdoor shower with hot and cold water for quick rinses after being out playing all day long.

    This camper comes ready for either gas or electric although some campers skip the gas option completely because it is not as efficient at heating as propane. However, others purchase this unit if they are looking for more affordable options when camping offsite, meaning there are no hookups at their camping site.

    Exterior Equipment (Standard)

    • Cambered, steel box tube frame
    • Axles with electric, self-adjusting brakes and easy lube hubs
    • Magnum Truss™ Roof System with seamless DiFlex II material
    • Fully-integrated A-frame
    • 30-amp service
    • 20 lb. propane bottle
    • Large exterior downspouts
    • LED exterior lighting
    • G20 dark tinted safety-glass privacy windows
    • Rooftop solar prep
    • Exterior cable TV hookup
    Interior Equipment (Standard)
    • LED interior lighting
    • Wall-mounted 8,000-BTU A/C
    • Solid hardwood cabinet doors
    • Residential-grade carpet (select models)
    • Vinyl flooring
    • Digital TV antenna
    • Wardrobe/pantry storage
    • Plastic sink
    • Seamless solid-surface look kitchen countertops
    • Premium multimedia sound system with MP3/iPod input jacks and Bluetooth® connectivity
    • Residential-height plywood bed platforms
    • Brushed nickel faucets
    • Heavy-duty, 75 lb., full-extension, steel ball-bearing drawer guides
    • 300 lb. rated bunk beds (select models)
    • 4 in. thick bunk mats (select models)
    • Wood-trimmed mirror in bathroom
    • Queen Serta® mattress (select models)
    • Shower curtain with curved shower track (select models)
    • Marine-grade toilet with foot flush
  3. 2020 HEARTLAND PIONEER RD210

  4. 2020 heartland trailer 2020 heartland trailer floorplan

    This Rv comes with an exterior storage tray and a power stabilizer jack. On the outside also you will find a spare tire rack and carrier and also an enclosed underbelly. The power stabilizer jack is accompanied by a power tongue jack which makes hand cranking a thing of the past. This means that if you should ever be caught needing to use any sort of jack, then this will make life way much easier.

    The 2020 Heartland pioneer RD210's length comes in at a medium 26ft 6in which is enough to sleep 3. You would be pushing it if you try fitting a forth person. Maybe a pet could be forth and that would be fine. The weight on this rv is not too much of a hassle for a capable vehicle. it comes in at right about 4,728 lbs give or take a lb. The living quarters are to the back which makes this rv a rear living style. The average camper quotes from many different dealers comes in at around $19,995.

  5. 2007 Layton Platinum 2605

  6. 2007 layton Platinum 2605

    This list would not be complete if there were not a few Rvs/campers that do not have to break the bank.

    The 2007 Layton Platinum 2605, is an affordable option for anyone who is starting out but do not have the capital to purchase one of the more expensive options out there. It is equipped with a fiberglass exterior, a deep slide out, chrome 6 bolt wheels, ducted ac and heat and large rear windows. With raised kitchen cabinet doors, an oven, a microwave and an Gas/electric water heater. You basically have a functioning small house. No camper trailer would not be complete without an adequately size awning and this one comes with a large one.

    The length of those camper/rv comes in at a good 27 feet while the width comes in at 8 feet. It also has a good height which is around 11 feet 4 inches give or take one or two millimeters.. It sleeps 6 which is about 2 people over the average small family.

    Whenever you are ready for a shower, never fear, this camp/rv comes equipped with an exterior shower which will sure come in handy while you are away from home.

    The average camper quotes from many different dealers comes in at around $9,900.

  7. 2020 InTech RV Intech RV Sol Horizon Base

  8. 2020 InTech RV Intech RV Sol Horizon Base 2020 InTech RV Intech RV Sol Horizon Base

    Not everyone loves being in a travel trailer that has too much space or even too small of a space. Some people just want to be comfortable while at the same time enjoying their trailer. This is where the 2020 InTech RV Intech RV Sol Horizon Base comes in.

    The Exterior

    The length of this camper comes in at exactly 19 feet. The exterior is great, with fiberglass sidewalls and fiberglass roof. The front cap is also made with fiberglass and has a tempered glass windshield. One thing i am happy about every single type of vehicle is that plain glass was ruled illegal in the manufacturing process which should have been done way sooner than it had been. Enough about that, there is a rear entrance door for ease of access.

    You will find the spare under the frame which is a steel wheel and also two storage compartments under the bed. Who can forget about the rear bullet clearance lights and the 2" receiver? Not me. We just talked about the rear entrance door that seems simple, the rv also comes with another entrance to the side and that has a screen and a window. You can showoff on your friends with this small camper with ease. The fenders are powder coated black and that makes the rest of the camper stand out.

    This camper comes in at 3375lbs and it is also equipped with front and rear stabilizer jacks. Getting into the camper is made easy with a simple pullout step.

    Interior

    Interior on the 2020 Intech RV Sol Horizon is remarkable. The walls are all grey vinyl and the floor is woven vinyl. There are six windows and they all come equipped with screens(tinted glass). The Dinette window has front roll down shade and the walls are insulated as well as the ceiling. This means that heat will be trapped during the winter and inside will trap cold air during the summer.

    Sometimes we might see something on a brochure saying BTU rating and might not know what this means. BTU stands for British Thermal UNIT, and when it is in regards to campers, it is referring to the amount of energy a furnace or A/C has. This camper is equipped with a 16,000 BTU LP Furnace and a 13,500 BTU Low Profile Roof Mounted A/C. I do not have to mention the fact that this camper is well equipped for anyone to be comfortable.

    The average price of the 2020 Intech RV Sol Horizon comes in at an average of around $29,000.

  9. 2007 Coachmen RV Spirit of America 28BHS

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    This list will sometimes seem to be geared towards those of us who want something cheap but fun at the same time. But the next listing here will be for those of us who can afford to spend a couple more thousand dollars.

    The Exterior

    This camper is equipped with a rubber roof and metal siding and this is all insulated by fiberglass. It has flush floor main slide room and electric rack and pinion slide-out rooms. There is a stow-n-go bunk storage and pass through storage. The construction is made super sturdy by incorporating an I-Beam Chassis.

    There is a double entry step on the lite models and there is a triple entry step on the super slide models. On select models, you will find even find a second entrance. No camper would be complete without a gutter rail and this model comes equipped with one. A gutter rail is needed on every camper just like on every house. The gutter rails protect the sides of the camper from stains that would be caused by water sliding down the sides. The gutter rail directs the water to a confined area which can be a metal drop-off or pvc grade drop off.

    Interior

    Sometimes we might see something on a brochure saying BTU rating and might not know what this means. BTU stands for British Thermal UNIT, and when it is in regards to campers, it is referring to the amount of energy a furnace or A/C has. This camper is equipped with a 16,000 BTU LP Furnace and a 13,500 BTU Low Profile Roof Mounted A/C. I do not have to mention the fact that this camper is well equipped for anyone to be comfortable.

    The average price of the 2020 Intech RV Sol Horizon comes in at an average of around $29,000.

Conclusion

So, are you ready to start your RVing journey? If so, it may be best for you to begin with a truck camper or pop up camper. These will provide the most bang for your buck and allow you to take advantage of camping at destinations that have campgrounds nearby. You can also save money by not having to buy an RV just yet which is perfect if this is all new territory for you. The next step would be deciding on what size camper might work best for your family. This decision should come down mostly to how much storage space you need as well as how often do intend on travelling long distances. But whichever one of these three options seems like it’s right for you, make the decision that you think will make you happy for a long time.

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