RV Camping

All You Need to Know About a 5th Wheel Camper


There are mainly two types of recreational vehicles – motorized RVs and towable Rvs. The motorized recreational vehicles are ass A, Class B, and Class C motorhomes, whereas fifth wheels fall under the category of towable campers. In fact, fifth wheel trailers are most popular towable campers and are most easy to tow. Such travel trailers have various distinguishing features including its hitch and the way it hooks up to the towing vehicle. These recreational vehicles come with a gooseneck hitch, hooking into the bed of the towing vehicle; thus, providing better stability. And it is due to this better center of gravity that fifth wheels do not have the problem of swaying back and forth while towing. However, you need a heavier duty truck to tow a fifth wheel.

Apart from being stable, fifth wheel trailers are one of the most luxurious towable campers. All these factors combined make fifth wheels the most expensive campers. These recreational vehicles also include an array of features, including:

  • Crown molding
  • Full size appliances
  • Slideout kitchen pantry
  • Surround sound entertainment systems
  • Solid wood cabinetry in woods such as maple
  • Electric fireplace
  • Full sized shower stall with glass doors
  • Bay window
  • King sized bed in the master bedroom
  • Outside cooking grill
  • Solid surface countertops
  • DVD player
  • Large LCD TV’s on a swivel base for multiple viewing areas
  • Microwave
  • Leather recliners
  • Built in safe
  • Central Vac
  • Satellite radio
  • Computer work station with data port hookups
  • Washer/Dryer

Fifth wheel travel trailers come in various lengths and size, ranging from 22 feet and to 40 feet.  The 32, 34, and the 36 foot 5th wheels are most popular sizes and almost such recreational vehicles offer optional floor plans. Slideouts are quite popular among RVers and are mostly used in dining and living room area. Some also used in the master bedroom. Some fifth wheels also come with multiple slideouts; however, the add weight to your travel trailer.




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