Camping Season! Do you tow a trailer with your Chevy Truck?

Discussion in 'Towing & Trailer Tech' started by ChevyFan, Mar 18, 2012.


    BASSIST Rockstar 100 Posts

    We have a 24 foot TT. But I'm also set up for a 5th wheel. We just go to private parks for weekend get aways
  2. Jeremy09LTZCrew

    Jeremy09LTZCrew Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    Someday I'd love to have a fifth wheel, but that will likely be after the kids are all growed up. We tent camp at least a couple times per year. There are plenty of places to go in Washington. My wife's planning to take the kids a few times this summer, but we just load up the bed of the truck and take off.
  3. ejohnson03

    ejohnson03 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    Going on a forth season with this Rockwood Roo 21SS Hybrid.


    Very easy to setup, and very spacious for the wife and I, with our three yorkies.

    Already have 4 sites reserved this season in Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana.

    Mostly long weekends, but the family gathering is at Higgins Lake for a week.
  4. Nitehawk

    Nitehawk New Member

    Fish Creek Pond _13 anniversary.jpg I have a 21 ft hybrid ,looking to upgrade to a 30ft jayco if it is compatible with my Beast, I get as much camping done as possible usually somewhere in the Aderondacks NY, travel with my wife and kids sometimes my mother in law
    Last edited: Apr 11, 2012
  5. Crawdaddy

    Crawdaddy All hail the Mad King!! Staff Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts Platinum Contributor

    That's one of those newfangled, spiffy pop-up campers with the slide-outs, isn't it? I just found out those existed yesterday. They look pretty neat. But, I'm still gonna stick with my 32 foot Jayco Eagle conventional camper. :glasses:
  6. Drake_korthos

    Drake_korthos Rockstar ROTM Winner 100 Posts

    I have a tent that sets up in the bed that we use for weekend campin:

    Of course I'm lookin into a pop up trailer later on. Need room for a few rug rats as the tent only sleeps two comfortably! We have a few spots in the mountains I like hitting up, but I'm also lookin into new spots this year! Will definitely take photo's when we go!
  7. ejohnson03

    ejohnson03 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    Yup, The beds fold down and the back side slides out, so all of the floor space is usable.

    It has as much room, or more, than a 30ft. conventional camper.

    Very comfy...
  8. ahmitchell1

    ahmitchell1 Rockstar 4 Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts


    One day.... I can go to every track around the country
  9. moogvo

    moogvo Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    I sold my camper to build revenue to start a business venture a couple of years ago. Now, with 3 small kids, it isn't as easy to go camping as it once was. I have been thinking (a LOT) about building an "Expedition Trailer". That seems like it would be a BLAST!
  10. Asphalt Animal

    Asphalt Animal Rockstar 100 Posts

    Bought my truck with the intention of getting a camper this spring. My truck had been special ordered by the previous owner with everything heavy duty for towing -- which I'm sure they did. The way the economy looks I am a bit too hesitant to spend the money now. Still have my tents though...

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