If you’re in the market for an RV but have a tight budget, consider a camper trailer. For less than $10,000, you can take advantage of all mother nature and the open road has to offer. Read on for eight budget-friendly options.
- Dutchmen Aspen Trail 1700BH
The Dutchmen Aspen Trail 1700BH features sleeping room for five between the camper’s queen bed, bunk bed, and fold down dinette. The 1700BH may come with less square footage and frills than some of the other Aspen Trail models, but it does come standard with interior LED lighting and a built-in air conditioner.
- Forest River Rockwood Geo Pro G12RK
With its sleek design and built-in exterior gas grill, you would never know the Forest River Rockwood Geo Po G12RK runs for less than $10,000. This camper trailer also features a built-in TV, overhead cabinets in the bedroom for extra storage, and a Bluetooth compatible outside speaker.
- Coachman Clipper
With several floorplans coming in around the $10,000 mark, the Coachman Clipper is a great budget-friendly camper for beginners and seasoned RV’ers alike. The Clipper weighs in at 2,500 pounds, making it towable by many midsize SUVs. The Clipper features storage under the seating areas, as well as overhead storage bins.
- BCT Moab Fort
The BCT Moab Fort is an adventurer’s camper trailer. With a carrying capacity of 38.2 cubic feet, the Moab Fort can stash away any gear you need for your trip. And the trailer is fully capable of supporting a rooftop tent with two to five people. The Moab Fort is not yet in production, but the estimated price is right around $8,500.
- The American Dream Trailer
The American Dream Trailer is fully customizable, but depending on your preferences it is possible to get a model that won’t break the bank. This cute, retro looking trailer sits comfortably on a 4’x8′ frame. It features paddle handles on the exterior of the trailer, as well as a secondary roof that serves as a storage area.
- MORV Explore Trailer
The Manley ORV Explore Trailer is a rugged, lightweight, and durable trailer. Its features include a full-size spare tire and a rooftop tent, as well as a removable aluminum lid. Manley ORV’s Explore Trailer comes in at just over $9,000, making it a budget-friendly camper trailer worth considering.
- Turtleback Adventure Trailer
The Turtleback Getaway Trailer is an 800-pound trailer designed for wilderness enthusiasts. At just over $11,000, this one might strain your budget a little– but you’re getting some added features that may make the extra expense worth it. The Turtleback Getaway Trailer comes with steel wheels, off-road tires, and over 50 cubic feet of storage space. Turtleback sells a rooftop tent and other accessories separately, so you have the option to beef up the trailer over time, as well.
- Hiker Trailers Extreme Off Road Deluxe
The Extreme Off Road Deluxe is Hiker Trailers’ luxury model. Starting at $8,000 for 4’x8′, these trailers are fully customizable. The Extreme Off Road Deluxe comes standard with two windows, a front storage rack, and a manual roof vent. It has many other options as well, such as an optional shower and awning.
Being on a budget doesn’t mean you can’t have a good camper trailer. These eight models are all excellent options for any budget.