Pop Up Campers also known as tent trailers are a great way to get into the travel trailer camping experience at a low cost. If buying new is not in your budget you can find hundreds of pop up campers for sale. And if you choose to buy used you’ll find dozen of websites and videos with pop up camper makeovers.
Pop Up Campers – Our Top 4 Picks
For some buying new is an option. Though you can easily find dozens of travel trailers to choose from popup campers choices a little bit more limited. We scoured pop up camper manufactures website to see their tent trailer offerings and we have the selected these 4 pop up campers as out favorites.
Jayco Jay Sport Camping Trailer
The Jayco Jay Sport is the only pop up / tent camper in Jayco’s line-up of travel trailers. Jayco went all out this popup camper and you can tell by the quality of the materials used throughout the interior and exterior. On the inside the Jay Sport has wall-to-wall DiamondFlor vinyl flooring which is very durable. In the kitchen area of the Jay Sport you’ll find acrylic sink and faucet, stainless steel indoor/outdoor range and residential grade cabinetry.
Video walk-through of Jayco Jay Sport Pop Up Camper
Additional interior standard equipment include ball-bearing drawer guides, hinged galley, hook-up for free standing tv, appliances plumbed for propane, tinted vinyl windows with mesh screening and much more.
Outside you’ll find heavy-duty corrosion-resistant frame construction, integrated A-frame, one-piece wooden floor deck, DuraTek water-repellent tent. 1,050 lb rated beds, retractable aluminium step and much more.
The Jay Sport has 4 different floorplans which can all sleep groups of 5 ore more rather comfortably.
Forest River Flagstaff Tent
The Forest River Flagstaff tent camper comes as a series of three models. The MAC, Classic and High Wall series. The MAC/LTD series has 11 different floorplans. The Classic series has 4 and the High Wall series has 4 also. you can view all the floorplans here.
Some of the standard features you will find in the Forest River Flagstaff series include Cherry Interior with “Wood Look” linoleum, tow-tome fabric seating, stainless steel look appliances, hot water package (some models), electric water pump, two-burner free standing range, large built-in icebox and many more interior standard features.
Video Review of the Forest River Flagstaff Pop up Trailer
On the outside the Forest River Flagstaff pop up camper includes standard features such as fiberglass vacuum bonded radius roof with no center seam, 3-stage double arm lifter posts, fiberglass vacuum bonded exterior, permanently attached tent on bunk ends and slideout, tinted windows, 12 gallon holding tank and many other standard exterior features to numerous to mention.
Coachmen Clipper Camping Trailer
The Coachmen Clipper pop up camper is easy to use, easy to store and easy to set-up and take down. The aerodynamic profile allows for easy towing. One of the unique features of the Coachmen Clipper popup trailer is the Glide-N-Lock bed system (Patent Pending). Some of the interior features of the Clipper include residential grade linoleum, nice looking walnut cabinetry, residential grade laminated countertops, 4-inch heated mattress, privacy drapes and many more nice features. You can see them all here.
Here is a video walk-through of a Coachmen Clipper Pop Up Camper
The exterior and construction of the Coachmen Clipper has not been neglected either. The chassis is a tubular steel frame, also includes a dual drive wind by Canimex, as well as a heavy-duty dolly jack, wide track spring suspension and electric brakes to name a few. On the exterior you’ll find “Zero Exposure” floor and bunk technology, laminated aluminum skin and much more.
Palomino Real-Lite Tent Campers
Palomino offer the Real-Lite pop up campers as either a tent trailer or A-frame. The standard features on the tent camper include LED interior lights, spare tire and carrier, a 19 gallon freshwater tank refrigerator, reversible cushions, AM/FM radio and optional electric brakes and furnace. The tent camper is available in 6 floorplans which should accommodate just about anyone needs.
Here is a video showing how to set-up your Palomino tent camper.
Summary of Pop Up Campers
Overall pop up campers can be an affordable way to get into the travel trailer lifestyle. Glamping in a pop up is not hard at all and can lead to many memorable adventures.