Roughing It Easy


by Chris Hemer
June 10, 2015

      The Nash 22H and Chevy Tahoe LT not only make extended dry camping possible, but also enjoyable   It goes without saying that trailers are designed for the great outdoors, but these days, getting away from it all has a different meaning than it once did. Where primitive camping... Read more »

Little Big Trailers


by Kristopher Bunker
April 9, 2015

  These towables may be small in size, but they’re big on livability   Although I don’t make it a habit to heed the words of cinematic puppets, the adage “size matters not” from the wise old Jedi Master, Yoda, is true in many ways, and is especially apt when it comes to the towable... Read more »

The Great Pretender


by Chris Hemer
March 11, 2015

  Keystone’s Cougar XLite 30RLI looks like a travel trailer but lives like a fifth-wheel The kitchen area is well configured with an abundance of countertop space and a large double-bowl stainless-steel sink. Among the many reasons RVers prefer fifth-wheel trailers, the floorplan ranks near... Read more »

Cozy Coachmen: 2015 Freedom Express 233RBS


by Kevin Livingston
February 18, 2015

  This nimble, lightweight trailer combines easy towability with enough amenities to keep families comfortable   Smaller travel trailers are generally considered either entry-level or purpose-oriented, such as for hunting or weekend-warrior use. Being easy to tow, turn and squeeze into tighter... Read more »

A Perfect Pair


article and photos by Chris Hemer
September 16, 2014

  The new Ram 1500 EcoDiesel and Lance 1995 travel trailer are a match made in RVing heaven   As we drive through the scenic Owens Valley along California’s Highway 395, the word that keeps coming to mind is “effortless.” The trailer feels planted and stable, and the tow vehicle purrs... Read more »

Winnebago’s Pink Minnie


September 16, 2014

  In support of breast cancer awareness, Winnebago Towables added a pink Minnie to its 2015 trailer lineup. A $1,000 donation will be made to the American Cancer Society for every pink Minnie sold. Available in six floorplans, the special option Minnie with breast cancer awareness ribbons is constructed... Read more »

Venture to the Summit


by Chris Hemer
July 15, 2014

  A Sonic travel trailer and Grand Cherokee make for happy camping   As a young lad, I spent many a weekend in my parents’ travel trailer. It was nothing fancy, but even today, I remember it as being cozy and comfortable, with all the things we really needed for a family vacation. Since... Read more »

Rockwood Roo Hybrid Travel Trailer


June 17, 2014

  Rockwood, a division of Forest River, has been in the business of providing outdoor fun for RVers for more than 35 years. For camping enthusiasts looking to transition from a traditional tent to an RV, Rockwood offers the Roo, an expandable travel trailer, also known as a hybrid, that offers full... Read more »

Upscale Downsizing


by Chris Hemer
June 13, 2014

  The TrailManor 2417KS Sport and 2014 Toyota Highlander make a practical, comfortable combination   In virtually every leisure activity, there are the cultists — those individuals who live on the fringe of everyone else’s reality, who base their choices not just on personal preference... Read more »

Suzuki’s Equator Pickup And The Lance 1575 Travel Trailer

Lance 1575 Travel Trailer

Chris Hemer
March 21, 2012

Suzuki Equator pickup and the Lance 1575 travel trailer Steadily climbing fuel prices have focused truck and RV manufacturers on producing purpose-built rigs designed to deliver clever features in a small, well-built rig that makes you feel smart — not cheap — for purchasing it. Above all, Lance... Read more »

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