Cargo Trailers For Camping


Cargo trailers are the perfect alternative to owning a full size camper. They take up less space and sell for a fraction of the price of camping trailers.

If you don’t need or cannot afford a camping trailer, cargo trailers are extremely useful.

Benefits include smaller foot print for storage, smaller registration fees, and much easier to navigate while driving on the road or pulling into a parking lot.

Where To Buy Cargo Trailers

Best place to find anything for sale is checking Craigslist.  Buying local is preferable to shipping a large item like this.  A simple local search on Google will bring up pages of results.  Big name brands like Continental Cargo Trailers have a plethora of models to choose from.

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It’s easy to justify purchasing a cargo trailer because you can use it for hauling stuff to the dump, carrying adults toys such as ATVs, motorcycles, or four-wheel drive off-road vehicles.

Cargo trailers are great for hauling essential equipment that you don’t have enough room for in your SUV or station wagon.  They are available in multiple sizes and styles.

Some people purchase large enough enclosed cargo trailers to camp inside and convert them in luxeriously.  It sure beats setting up a tent.

Toy Haulers-Cargo Trailers That Do It All

If you need to protect your cargo from bad weather, road debris, theft, and any other undesirable elements, then an enclosed cargo trailer is the way to fly. Some enclosed cargo trailers are just like a second home. The included a small living room, dining room, bathroom, and a bedroom. I am not getting. But let’s get back to the point. Enclosed trailers can be purchased in just about any size ranging from a small cargo box that can be pulled behind a motorcycle to a full-blown toy hauler which will carry anything and everything.

Warning: If You Don’t Use A Toy Hauler, You  May Not Be Able To Play

A toy hauler can either be enclosed or an open deck trailer depending on what your needs are. But I’m warning you, if your toys are of high value, then you fast insurance policy is to use an enclosed toy hauler. It will protect your adult toys from road debris, bad weather, vandalism, and theft.

Enclosed trailers can be fitted with rear ramps, fancy interiors, tie-downs, and other customizations tailored just for you. If you look at sites like big Tex trailers, you will find exactly what you’re looking for.

If you’re seriously looking for cargo trailers for sale, I would look Craigslist first to see if anyone locally is selling one. Chances are good that if you take your time, you will find one locally for a good price.

Things You Should Know About Open Cargo Deck Trailers

Open deck trailers are utilitarian. If you have a bulldozer or front end loader, they are the killer app for moving around heavy equipment.

Open deck trailers are also available for small toys such as ATVs, motorcycles, snowmobiles, etc.  They are the ultimate toy movers.

These type of trailers are very popular with landscaping companies because the equipment that you need can be loaded and unloaded extremely fast. Landscapers often add baskets, ramps, folding gates, tie-downs, and many other options that we can’t get into now.

Open deck trailers can also be used to haul vehicles such as 4 wheel drive vehicles or a second car behind a motor home.