Camping trailers are available in several styles and types, depending on the intended purpose of use. A trailer, caravan or camper trailer may be towed behind a truck to give a more secure and comfortable place to sleep that is less exposed than an airplane tent. These trailers also have the advantage of being able to easily and quickly relocate from one location to another, especially if they are used for traveling on long trips, back and forth between two locations. They are also easier to move around inside of an enclosed car and are often considered to be a better choice than an airplane tent due to their ability to remain dry during extremely cold weather.
There are various sizes and shapes of trailers, and all can be accommodated by vehicles. Some models of camper trailers and caravan trailers are much larger than the vehicles they are being towed behind and will take up more space in the trunk of the car. This is true even if the vehicle is small, since there will be additional storage space needed as well. For that reason, it is important to make sure that one purchases the proper size trailer for the type of vehicle they are going to be using it on.
Camper trailers are generally larger and heavier than the typical car. Some are even capable of seating two people, though in some cases three or four people may be better. Camper trailers are more suited to being used for campers, rather than the typical family that usually reside in a home or condo.
Many camper trailers and caravan trailers have an additional hook on the back to tie onto the vehicle and to hang awnings on the outside. This provides a nice view for anyone who desires to watch television while they are driving, but the safety of the camper trailers and camper trailer tents is always going to come first.
There are also campers and camper trailers that can easily be lifted off the ground and rolled out of the way, and this makes them easier to store and take with you when you travel. The most popular model of camper trailer is the mobile unit, which is designed to roll to a smaller size, and is then easy to store when not in use.
There is also the option of a vehicle that can be rolled into the camper trailer and that can be pulled by a push mower or wheeled behind the car. However, these can be cumbersome and expensive and can only be done by the homeowner themselves. Most campsites hire the services of an outside company or professional to take care of these needs for them.