Ultra lightweight travel trailers are easy to tow behind your vehicle to get your campsite. They’ll provide you with sleeping quarters, kitchen facilities, and often bathroom facilities. However, they are not all made the same so you need to do your research before buying one.
You’ll need to take into consideration how many people will be using it, the height of the people using it, what size you can tow with your vehicle, what kind of kitchen amenities you want, if you want bathroom facilities, the ease of set up you can handle, and if you require any extra amenities like hook ups and outdoor showers.
Once you know what you need to look for in your ultra lightweight travel trailer you can compare what’s available and decide on the best one for you and your family. Here are 13 of our favorites along with their benefits and why we recommend them.
2018 Camp Lite 16TBS
The 2018 Camp Lite 16TBS Livin Lite trailer is a stunning 20-foot-long, 7-foot-wide, 10-foot-high semi-compact camper that comes in at just over 3,000 pounds and can be towed by most mid to larger sized SUVs.
It comfortably sleeps up to four people. This durable aluminum camper has 12-volt power supply throughout, extralarge holding tanks for fresh water, a large storage area, easy to use solar charger, and two-way power appliances.
Outside speakers, an outdoor shower hookup, a power awning, and LED lights lining the camper make nights sitting outside more fun.
Sturdy aluminum steps lead up inside the trailer where you’ll find solid surface countertops lined with optional blue LED lights. A two-burner stove and single sink sit across from the slide out — which also can turn into an additional bed — for more seating.
A large refrigeratoris tucked away and runs off of both propane and electric. Dual pane windows open up and out for air flow and have screens for your privacy — and to protect against bugs!
A decent-sized separate enclosed shower and a toilet outfit the bathroom — which is located right across from the kitchen sink.
And two twin-sized beds easily convert into one king-sized bed. USB ports, along with12-volt chargers and large cabinets — complete with blue LED lights — and fans and an AC unit are even more fantastic features that come with this camper.
Tow it anywhere for a comfortable, easy to set up camping experience.
- Large storage area
- Sleeps up to four people comfortably
- Very stylish and comfortable, inside and out
- Can be towed by most SUVs
- Great outside speakers and power
- Large water holding tanks
- Separate shower stall in the bathroom
- Large size refrigerator
- Dual pane windows
2017 Starcraft Launch 16RB Walk-around
The 2017 Starcraft Launch 16RB Walk-around camper is an 18.5-foot-long, 7-foot-wide, 9.5-foot-high compact tow trailer that weighs just over 2,800 pounds. It can be towed by most mid to large-sized SUVs.
This trailer can sleep up to eight people which makes it a great large family camper. The hybrid design makes it super easy to tow but allows for a lot of extra space inside due to the fold out pieces on both ends.
It’s a solid aluminum frame which comes with an easy to use, sturdy, LED-light lined power awning, gas line quick connect to run off your propane tank, storage, solar charger, stabilizing jacks, 26-gallon fresh water fill, 30-amp power cord which stows easily inside.
The ceiling height is 78 inches to give you plenty of room inside the trailer. The beds can take weight up to 1100 pounds and take only seconds to fold in and out.
The cables and thick, sturdy canvas lining the sleeping areas easily withstand wet and cold weather. With the inner convertible beds and push out sections this camper can easily sleep your entire family!
The refrigerator is a decent size for a unit this size, with a two-burner stove and a small sink rounding out the kitchen side.
This unit comes even complete with a full bathroom including a separate shower, toilet, and sink. AC makes the camper more comfortable and stylish pleated blinds offer privacy along with a bit of heat protection.
- Can be towed by mid-size SUVs
- High ceilings
- Power awning
- Sleeps up to eight people
- Beds can hold weights up to 1100 pounds each
- Easy to set up
- Complete bathroom including a separate shower stall
2007 Cruiser Fun Finder X 139
The 2007 Cruise Fun Finder is a small 14-foot-long, 7-foot-wide, 8-foot-high fiberglass camper that weighs roughly 2000 pounds and is perfect for couples or small families. It’s incredibly easy to tow by most SUVs and other trucks and sleeps up to three people. It has power and water hook ups on the outside.
The inside has a surprising amount of storage and space for such a tiny camper with a place to put a TV as well as speakers. The compact kitchen comes with a microwave, two-burner stove, refrigerator, and a small sink.
The bunk seating area easily latches up to sleep one person comfortably, and the six-person dinette bootheasily converts into a queen-sized bed where two can sleep.
The bathroom has a standard toilet and converts into a wet room with the included shower head.
- Small camper that’s easy to tow by most larger vehicles
- Sleeps up to three people
- Closets and a lot of other storage options
- Six-person dinette booth
2020 NuCamp [email protected] 400
The 2020 NuCamp [email protected] 400 is a stylish, 18-foot-long, 7.5-foot-wide, almost 9-foot-high standard camper that weighs just over 2800 pounds.
It sleeps three to four people comfortably. It comes with a covered propane tank, outside shower, decent sized storage for a small unit, and other hook ups.
The inside of this camper is incredibly stylish with its high attention to fabric and décor. The three-person table set easily converts into either a bed or a couch. Lift up blackout shades cover all the windows and the large dual pane window comes with a pull-down insect shade.
A quiet heat system creates soft heat to ventilate up into the camper. The small sink, microwave, two-burner gas cooktop, three-way refrigerator with tip down freezer, and galley wall outlet for your other appliances.
Th equeen-sized bed comes with a box spring for extra comfort. A TV is mounted above the bed and the stargazer window is directly across from it and also comes with a blackout blind. Several different lights are perfect for reading or ambiance.
The bathroom comes with a fold-out sink, comfortable sized toilet, and a shower head to make the room into a wet room.
There are lots of hidden storage and cabinets in this trailer and everything is beautifully finished with smooth edges. The AC and heat systems wired in makes the temperature perfect no matter what the weather is.
- Incredibly stylish
- Sleeps four people comfortably
- Plenty of hook ups and other options
- 3 Way refrigerator can use different power sources
- Quiet heat system
- Stargazer window
- Comfortable bed with box spring
- Lots of storage
2019 R-pod 191
The 2019 R-pod 191 is a larger-sized camper that comes in at just over 20 feet long, 8 feet wide, and almost 10 feet high. It weighs just under 3000 pounds and sleeps three adults comfortably— or two adults and two small kids. Despite its larger size is still easy to tow by most mid to large-sized vehicles.
It has a fiberglass exterior with a small propane tank, room for one or two batteries on the front, gas line hook up, and optional sliding outdoor kitchen complete with a dump sink and a two-burner stove. This handily slides in and out of the front and is easily detachable if you want extra storage.
The power awning with adjustable legs creates a great sitting area complete with an LED light strip and porch light. Outdoor speakers and electric outlets make warm nights sitting under this awning a pleasure.
There is a large storage area across the back, pet hook to prevent your pet from roaming to other campsites, a spare tire that can be removed to store bikes, an outside shower, and a power jack with LED light.
Inside this camper, you’ll find beautiful vinyl flooring and great extra finishing touches. A U-shaped dinette can easily fold down into an extra bed.
The easy, electric slide out kitchen comes with a three-way refrigerator which easily converts between gas, electric, or battery power, round metal sink, microwave which also is a convection oven, and two-burner stove. The wet bath comes with a toilet, sink, and turbo exhaust fan.
Two twin beds are separated by a nightstand and come with power outlets and plenty of storage around and under the beds.
- Lightweight and easy to tow
- Sleeps three adults — or a four-person family
- Easy to use three-way refrigerator
- Stylish, comfortable cabin
- Sliding, detachable outdoor kitchen
- Plenty of storage
2021 Forest River R-pod 193
The 2021 Forest River R-pod 193 is a step up from the above mentioned R-Pod 191 and is incredibly easy to tow by most mid-sized SUVs — which is incredible considering it’s one of the larger and longer trailers, coming in at 22 feet long, 8 feet wide, and almost 10 feet high — and weighing in at over 3500 pounds.
This camper easily sleeps five or six people quite comfortably. It has large pass-through storage on the outside, and an easy to use battery disconnection to save battery power when you’re storing your camper.
Power speakers, water connections, spare tire, and a ladder which leads up to the walkable roof are all other great features on the outside of this trailer.
A removable outside grill including a grease trap can easily tuck away when you’re not using it. Leading up to the door is a port where you can put your removable spray pump for hosing off before entering.
The sturdy door comes included with a screen built right in and you’ll walk in to find a queen-sized bed which flips in half and folds up to make a 6-foot-long couch with plenty of storage underneath. A TV on a swing arm is above the couch.
The kitchen is beautiful with glass storage doors overtop of a stainless steel two-burner stove and sink which comes with a beautiful high-risefaucet. It can all be covered with the seamless countertop piece to give you extra storage.
A large two-mode refrigerator works off propane gas or electricity and has a microwave oven beside it. Below the refrigerator, you’ll find a super useful built-in vacuum with a suction sweeper to place debris in beside it.
The two couches easily convert into an extra sleeping area and there’s a large fold up table you can place in front of either couch or easily transport it outside to use it underneath the awning. Two bunk beds at the back of the camper are each six feet long and each hasits own windows and USB ports.
The bathroom reveals a large space to change in, lots of storage, a stand-up shower including a skylight, and a foot flush toilet.
- Very easy to use AC and heat controls
- Easy to tow by a mid-sized SUV, especially considering the size
- Sleeps up to six people
- Built-in screen door
- Lots of seating options
- Built-in vacuum with suction disposal
- Lots of storage
- Large bathroom
- Removeable outdoor grill
- Ladder up to the walkable roof
2020 Aliner Family Expedition Folding Trailer
The 2020 Aliner Family Expedition Folding Trailer is 18 feet long, 7 feet wide, 7 feet high, and weighs in at just under 2,000 pounds. However,since it folds down to only 4.5 feet high it’s very easy to tuck away into a garage or carport as well as tow to a campsite.
It easily sleeps four to five adults. This small space quickly turns into a surprisingly spacious camper that comes with either soft or hard dormersto fold out. This will take about 10 or 15 minutes when done by two adults.
The soft dormer option will give you more of a tent feel with large windows all across the back, while the hard dormers will give you smaller slide open windows but a bit more protection against heat and cold — as well as animals.
The large seating area easily folds out to reveal a bed comfortable for two people. The solid table folds down or locks in to give you a seating area for an additional two or three adults or kids. The additional seating area next to the couch slides into an optional bed. And you’ll find a bunk located on the other side of the camper. This camper has an impressive AC and heat pump.
There is no actual bathroom but there is a hidden cassette toilet compartment which seals and folds out from the outside for easy dumping. There is a covered sink across from this cassette toilet compartment. But while there are a few cabinets but this trailer doesn’t have too much storage.
The outside has an impressive amount of power options as well as an easy to use hot and cold outdoor shower.
There’s a small storage area right beside the pull-out outdoor kitchen which includes a two-burner stove, small 12-volt refrigerator which can also be a freezer, small storage space, and a fold up counter to give you some extra space for food prep. This kitchen simply rolls out and back in again when it’s not in use.
- Very compact to store
- Sleeps four to five family members comfortably
- Easy to use slide-out outdoor kitchen
- Choice of hard or soft dormers
- Impressive amount of power options
2020 13ft Scamp Trailer
The 2020 13ft Scamp Trailer is 13 feet long, just under 7 feet wide, 7.5 feet high, and comes in at about 1300 pounds. This trailer is extremely customizable down to almost every last detail and it sleeps about four adults and a few children.
You can even opt into having bathroom facilities in this trailer or not. The gas stove is run by propane, there is a sink with hand pump, and space for a refrigerator.
A four-person seating area easily converts into a comfortable bed for two people and also some kids. And a couch on the opposite side converts into a bunk bed which sleeps two adults. This trailer has a surprising amount of storage with quite a few hidden storage bins underneath the beds, USB ports, as well as lots of lighting.
AC, pumps, fans, screens, and many hook ups for both the inside and the outside are all options for this trailer. So, depending on which one you get or if you build your own, you’ll have a different trailer from even people who have the same make and model of trailer.
- Totally customizable so you can get exactly what you want and need
- Comfortably sleeps up to four adults as well as two children
- Lots of storage — some hidden
2018 Forest River Rockwood Hard Side 122BH
The 2018 SUPER LITE WEIGHT 122BH Hard Sized A-Frame Travel Trailer is a semi-compact 19-foot-high, 7 feet wide, 8-foot-high trailer that weighs just over 2,000 pounds. It’s easy to tow considering its size, and this lightweight, fiberglass trailer sleeps up to four people.
It fits nicely into a garage when you’re not using it and is easy to fold up and down. The BH feature is brand new for this year of this make and model and stands for “Bike Hauler”. But this is just a storage bin at the back which comes with a lock you can stretch up to secure whatever you have in your storage space. If you don’t want to transport bikes you can use it for propane tanks, generators, firewood, coolers, or anything else you want to. Or it can be simply removed if you don’t want it on your trailer.
This coach also comes with an outdoor grill, an outdoor shower, porta potty, two propane tanks, battery, several power and solar plugs, gas water heater, as well as a super useful WIFI booster.
This trailer comes with an open dormer to give you more headspace and a sliding window inside. The seating area folds into an additional sleeping area, or you can take the table outside to use there.
The kitchen area comes with a three-way refrigerator, a fair bit of storage, a small sink with a cutting board cover, microwave, and a three-burner covered stove. There’s an amazing max air fan to move air around nicely as well as an AC, furnace, and heat pump which you can run off of gas or electric.
The comfortable two-person bed comes with a permanent inner spring heated mattress and a small wardrobe you can easily hang from the hooks overhead. There is no indoor bathroom but it does come with a porta potty.
- Lightweight and easy to tow and store
- Sleeps about four adults comfortably
- Bike Hauler feature to transport bikes or a variety of other things
- Three-burner stove
- Inner spring heated mattress
- WIFI booster
2017 Aliner Ascape Travel Trailer
The 2017 Aliner Ascape Travel Trailer is a compact 13-foot-long, 6 feet wide, 7.5 feet high camper that weighs roughly 1300 pounds.
This trailer comfortably sleeps two. It’s easy to tow by most larger vehicles and offers some great benefits and features. It comes with a manual awning for outdoor protection as well as outdoor hook up systems, and two propane tanks.
You’ll find a comfortable dinette that converts into a sleeping area. The kitchen comes with a two-burner stove, compact refrigerator, sink, and microwave. There is no full bathroom but it does come with a cassette toilet which can be easily dumped at proper dumping sites. This trailer has AC and heat as well as a TV and a few indoor speakers.
- Sleeps two so it’s perfect for a couple wanting a few nights away
- Super compact and easy to tow by most larger vehicles
- A great, basic trailer for people who want a trailer to cook and sleep but not much else
2020 Airstream Basecamp X Travel Trailer
The 2020 Airstream Basecamp X Travel Trailer is a super unique 16-foot-long, 7-foot-wide, almost 9-foot-tall trailer that weighs roughly 2,700 pounds.
This trailer comes with a super deluxe rigid easy to put up tent option. This trailer and tent set sleeps a wide variety of people depending on how many are sleeping in the tent.
The trailer has a capacity for two or three to sleep. The tent easily attaches to the trailer and comes with a few separate compartments for sleeping or storing things. But although the tent is attached to the trailer there are exit routes you can take on the side of the attachments so you can get outside without having to walk through the tent.
The trailer has a screen for keeping out insects and a privacy shield you can pull down. When you enter into the trailer, you’ll find a large seating area with two small tables that screw into the floor when you’re entertaining. This opens up onto a rear door which also has a screen and privacy shield.
This trailer has no devoted sleeping space; however, the seating and table set can easily fold into extra sleeping areas for those who don’t want to sleep in the attached tent, or if you are housing a lot of people.
The windows zip up and roll down for privacy. The bathroom is a wet bath with a toilet and a shower attachment. You’ll also find a storage pouch, clothesline, a hook for storage and bar for your towel in this room. The room also has a small flap for passing the shower head through to the exterior to use it as an outside shower.
In the front of the trailer you’ll find the kitchen as well as a large battery pack and heat booster. The kitchen comes with a compressor-style refrigerator with a reversible door, microwave, two-burner stove, sink, and a lot of storage.
The outside of this trailer has all the necessary hook ups and even more storage space.
- Plenty of storage space
- With both the trailer and tent areas it will easily sleep six to eight people very comfortably
- Offers tent camping with access to a bathroom and kitchen
- The tent is durable and has separate rooms for extra privacy
2019 Travel Lite Falcon F Lite FL-14
The 2019 Travel Lite Falcon F Lite FL-14 comes in at 13.5 feet long, almost 8 feet wide, and just over 8 feet in height. It weighs roughly 1,700 pounds, is surprisingly easy to tow and sleeps two adults comfortably.
It includes a battery pack and propane tank on the front of the trailer near the hitch. All the hook ups and outdoor shower are also found around the outside of this trailer. LED lights, windows, and storage compartments line the outside rear.
The inside of the trailer is quite stylish. You’ll step right up into the kitchen area with a small refrigerator, two-burner stove, sink, and microwave.
The dinette set right beside the kitchen folds down into the bed. The space has a lot of storage and many windows, including a sky window for letting in a lot of natural light. The small bathroom is a wet room with a small toilet and shower head.
- Super compact, yet has everything you need
- Comfortably sleeps two adults
- Very stylish looking exterior and interior
- An incredible amount of natural light because of all the windows
2018 1/2 R-pod 172 Travel Trailer
The 2018 ½ R-pod 172 Travel Trailer is just over 18 feet long, 8 feet wide, and 9.5 feet tall and weighs almost 2,500 pounds. It comfortably sleeps four adults.
This trailer comes with a hard-covered single propane tank and has room for two batteries on the front. This ½ year version comes with an upgraded two-step outdoor entry in through a screen door with a folding handle.
Outdoor speakers, lights, storage compartments, safety windows, and all your hook ups line the sides of this coach.
Inside the door, you’ll find bunk beds — with the top one being rated as having a 300-pound capacity!
The small kitchen area comes with a two-burner stove with a recessed mount to make it flat to give you extra counterspace, sink with high rise faucet, quite a bit of storage including rolling drawers, medium-sized refrigerator which can be run with a 12 volt as well as gas or electric, convection microwave, and a sink.
The bathroom is a wet room with a toilet and showerhead. It also comes with the special tub surround so you won’t have to wipe down the walls after using the shower.
A seating area gives you a wonderful dinette for seating five or six comfortably around the table. Or drop the table and fold down the seating to create a large bed.
- Gives you a lot of space
- Easily sleeps four adults
- Bunk beds have a very high weight capacity
- Recessed stove to give you more counterspace
- Stylish looking inside
- Special tub surround for easy cleaning
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