Designed by a boat-builder, the teardrop camper-trailer kit from Chesapeake Light Craft combines classic boat-building materials like marine grade plywood & epoxy in a DIY kit that includes everything you need—except the trailer—to make this 8’long by 5’wide camper that fits a queen sleeper & dudes up to 6’6” tall plus the pop-up rear galley.
The smallest of Airstream’s line of classic travel trailers, the re-designed Basecamp is light enough to tow with a mid-size SUV but packs everything you need for a road-bound adventure. It features a bathroom with a shower, a kitchen with stove & fridge, dining table, and a comfortable bed for 2. There are 8 windows & skylights plus a built-in sound system as well as a heating system that heats water & the cabin.
Built for overland camping excursions, the Journey Trailer Basecamp package from Oregon-based Freespirit Recreation is an all-in-one, compact camp cargo trailer with a built-in 9-foot tent. Accessories like an awning, tent Annex, & lighting systems are also available to fully kit it out.
Options for off-road camping just keep getting better. The latest entry is Australia’s Lotus Campers Off Grid model, a compact (14 feet) merges a rugged exterior & off-road features with a luxurious and well-designed interior that features a modern kitchen, bathroom & Italian leather sofa as well as a rooftop AC unit. Power for the LED lighting, sound, & entertainment system comes from a pair of 150-watt solar panels.
The teardrop camper design time-tested & proven but Oregon Trailer has created one made for legit off-road action. The built-to-order TerraDrop campers feature heavy duty off-road suspension & all-terrain tires with loads of options for customizing the kitchen, interior, cargo carriers, & extras like solar systems & roopftop tents.
SylvanSport makes ultra-light modular camper trailers & they teamed up with portable solar specialists Goal Zero to create an integrated solar kit for the GO Trailer. The Sunny Side Up kit features a Yeti 400 solar generator, 2 solar panels, a 350–lumen LED light & all the accessories needed to run lights, power your devices, even watch movies when you’re off on an adventure.
The Australian-made EXP-6 camper trailer is built to endure & excel at off-road action in the Outback, a formidable proving ground for any 4X4 adventure. With river-fording clearance & independent 4-corner multi link air suspension, it can easily carry a cargo up to 11X the weight of the camper while avoiding off-road hang ups. The exterior is made of German composite materials to withstand all weather & the interior is luxurious and practical with a flatscreen TV, filtered climate control, & 360º sound.
Designed and built in Utah, the Base Camp Trailer looks like the ultimate bug-out rig for the modern escape artist. This off-road ready camper is built to be custom configured with all sorts of options to make it work for you: roll-out kitchen, rooftop-tent, gun box, firewood box, solar panels and anything else you might need for your adventure exit plan. via
The appeal of the teardrop camper is that they’re light weight and easy to tow with just about any vehicle. Denver’s Timberleaf hand-builds their teardrops to order, with loads of options from comforts in the cabin like a memory foam mattress & air conditioning to custom kitchen accessories for the rear galley constructed of baltic birch.
The Australian-made Patriot TH610 is a combination camper & toy hauler. The dual axle trailer will carry a side-by-side UTV, two ATVs, two jet-skis or five dirt bikes as well as offering a fully-kitted kitchen and a box-top camper with a King-size sleeper. Built for off-road action it also features LED lighting, a sound system, 30+ gallon water tank, & air bag suspension for push-button leveling.