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What’s the best full size off-road camper trailer for 2021?

What’s the best full size off-road camper trailer for 2021?


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For the past six years I’ve spent a lot of time inside campers, travel trailers, fifth wheels and even motorhomes. That’s not all though. I’ve been underneath them, on top of them and everywhere in between.

If you’re familiar with the trailer industry you are well aware of the poor standards in quality and durability. The RV industry motto seems to be “stack ’em deep and sell ’em cheap.” Unfortunately, that really doesn’t bode well for the buyer, does it?

Over the years I’ve become very disappointed and frustrated with the poor quality the trailer industry presents. It just isn’t something I want to stand behind. Which is why here at ROA OFF-ROAD we are seeking to change the industry, starting with giving you good information to make the best choices when buying your home away from home. Despite a general lack of quality in the industry, there are some who don’t follow the crowd. Let’s look at some of those together.


Airstream

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Airstream has distinguished themselves as a fantastic brand with quality to back it up. These travel trailers are among the best in America. There is one major you may run into when using an Airstream though. Have you ever taken an Airstream off-road? That is a recipe for trouble. They simply aren’t built for off-roading and will very likely get damaged if you try. They are pavement princesses, not off-road kings.

Check out this mini tour of the new 2021 Xplore XR22 Toy Hauler off-road trailer: https://youtu.be/osglQZse01I

This second video is an awesome off-road test of the new 2021 Xplore XR22 off road camper trailer. Check it out! https://youtu.be/MmIGnX_a4zk


Summary:

There is no such thing as a perfect off-road RV trailer. Everybody has a different need and situation. It’s very important to consider the trade-offs of each model to get an educated idea of which will meet your needs. If you have any questions at all visit our website RVsofAmerica.com

Check out our YouTube channel with tons of awesome videos!

You can also call or text us anytime at 801–860–0035

Check out this mini tour of the new 2021 Xplore XR22 Toy Hauler off-road trailer: https://youtu.be/osglQZse01I

This second video is an awesome off-road test of the new 2021 Xplore XR22 off road camper trailer. Check it out! https://youtu.be/MmIGnX_a4zk


Summary:

There is no such thing as a perfect off-road RV trailer. Everybody has a different need and situation. It’s very important to consider the trade-offs of each model to get an educated idea of which will meet your needs. If you have any questions at all visit our website RVsofAmerica.com

Check out our YouTube channel with tons of awesome videos!

You can also call or text us anytime at 801–860–0035

Check out this video of the new 2021 Taxa Mantis. This is not the Overland edition, however most of the specs are the same: https://youtu.be/jIhXKB1Ttpo

And for more details on the new off-road 2021 Taxa Mantis, Cricket and TigerMoth Overland Editions, check out ROA OFF-ROAD’S website: https://www.rvsofamerica.com/manufacturer/taxa-outdoors/

 


Next in the lineup is the new 2021 Xplore XR22 off-road trailer

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Conceived on a frozen lake in the Northern United States, you will find this beast roaming where traditional RVs and travel trailers wouldn’t dream of going!

Built to EXCEED the boundaries of a traditional trailer camper, the Xplore XR22 is an all-weather, all-terrain home away from everything. Need to go where it gets below freezing? How about 40°F below zero! The fact is there’s not a trailer in America as capable as this unit when it comes to cold weather!

The Xplore RV is built by Imperial Outdoors. They’ve been building high quality ice fishing trailers for over a decade. These ice trailers are built to be used on rugged icy roads and get drug over ridges and snowbanks to find the best fishing spots. This is not their first off-road or off-grid trailer.

Built for a family

The XR22 Xplore really was built to house your whole family, because every outdoor enthusiast knows that camping is only as good as the company you keep. The bunk sleeps two. The folding dinette sleeps two and with the rooftop tent you can comfortably sleep another two! Not only that but the XR22 can haul all of your families’ toys too. The back hatch comes down with plenty of room to haul four wheelers and dirt bikes.

The pros

This 2021 Xplore RV can go -40 below zero! That is incredible. Also the optional rooftop tent is always a great addon. The hydraulic lift is amazing. Getting that little extra bit of clearance or being able to level out the camper when you are on a bit of a slope helps a lot. No one likes to spend time in a sloping camper. Finally, the ability to fit toys in the back is perfect for the adrenaline junkies with dirt bikes, 4 wheelers or mountain bikes.

The cons

The table! The table is portable and folds down for easy storage and transport. This is necessary to use the back area as a toy hauler, but personally I love to have a stable and more permanent table. The bathroom could also use some more space by the toilet.

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Check out this mini tour of the new 2021 Xplore XR22 Toy Hauler off-road trailer: https://youtu.be/osglQZse01I

This second video is an awesome off-road test of the new 2021 Xplore XR22 off road camper trailer. Check it out! https://youtu.be/MmIGnX_a4zk


Summary:

There is no such thing as a perfect off-road RV trailer. Everybody has a different need and situation. It’s very important to consider the trade-offs of each model to get an educated idea of which will meet your needs. If you have any questions at all visit our website RVsofAmerica.com

Check out our YouTube channel with tons of awesome videos!

You can also call or text us anytime at 801–860–0035

The issue that many of us want to venture off the paved road and past the crowds at RV parks and campgrounds. Though Airstream is a quality travel trailer, it is not an off road one. So, if something like Airstream can’t doesn’t meet both the quality and off road capability requirements, then what does? What is there that mixes Airstream quality with Jeep’s off-roading capability?

Fantastic question. Let’s look at a few in the line up.

 


First in the line up is 2021 TAXA Overland Editions

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TAXA is relatively new to the trailer industry. They’ve been building their habitats for the past 5 years out of Houston TX. The Cricket Overland is a fun lightweight trailer capable of moderate off-roading. They just announced this year the new Mantis and Tiger Moth Overland editions too.

The pros

The biggest plus regarding the 2021 TAXA Overland editions is how lightweight they are. They can be towed with small SUVs, and that means you will have the room in your vehicle to bring along the whole family! After all, what is a camping trip without good company? Not to mention the fact that you don’t have to go out and buy a heavy duty truck just to pull these Taxa campers.

Another great point in their favor is how little goes wrong in comparison to the big travel trailers. The simple build of these units means less trips to the mechanic for fixes, which is always a bonus.

The cons

The 2021 Taxa Overland editions lose heat. With all the canvas it is inevitable that some heat will sneak out during those cold days in the country side. So, for those who often camp in cold weather you will have a tough time keeping your TAXA habitat warm.

A second mark against them is that they don’t have a real bathroom or cabinetry. Here’s the thing though. These are the things that helps them remain lightweight! A classic trade-off you deal with when going light.

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Check out this video of the new 2021 Taxa Mantis. This is not the Overland edition, however most of the specs are the same: https://youtu.be/jIhXKB1Ttpo

And for more details on the new off-road 2021 Taxa Mantis, Cricket and TigerMoth Overland Editions, check out ROA OFF-ROAD’S website: https://www.rvsofamerica.com/manufacturer/taxa-outdoors/

 


Next in the lineup is the new 2021 Xplore XR22 off-road trailer

Image for post

Conceived on a frozen lake in the Northern United States, you will find this beast roaming where traditional RVs and travel trailers wouldn’t dream of going!

Built to EXCEED the boundaries of a traditional trailer camper, the Xplore XR22 is an all-weather, all-terrain home away from everything. Need to go where it gets below freezing? How about 40°F below zero! The fact is there’s not a trailer in America as capable as this unit when it comes to cold weather!

The Xplore RV is built by Imperial Outdoors. They’ve been building high quality ice fishing trailers for over a decade. These ice trailers are built to be used on rugged icy roads and get drug over ridges and snowbanks to find the best fishing spots. This is not their first off-road or off-grid trailer.

Built for a family

The XR22 Xplore really was built to house your whole family, because every outdoor enthusiast knows that camping is only as good as the company you keep. The bunk sleeps two. The folding dinette sleeps two and with the rooftop tent you can comfortably sleep another two! Not only that but the XR22 can haul all of your families’ toys too. The back hatch comes down with plenty of room to haul four wheelers and dirt bikes.

The pros

This 2021 Xplore RV can go -40 below zero! That is incredible. Also the optional rooftop tent is always a great addon. The hydraulic lift is amazing. Getting that little extra bit of clearance or being able to level out the camper when you are on a bit of a slope helps a lot. No one likes to spend time in a sloping camper. Finally, the ability to fit toys in the back is perfect for the adrenaline junkies with dirt bikes, 4 wheelers or mountain bikes.

The cons

The table! The table is portable and folds down for easy storage and transport. This is necessary to use the back area as a toy hauler, but personally I love to have a stable and more permanent table. The bathroom could also use some more space by the toilet.

–      –      –

Check out this mini tour of the new 2021 Xplore XR22 Toy Hauler off-road trailer: https://youtu.be/osglQZse01I

This second video is an awesome off-road test of the new 2021 Xplore XR22 off road camper trailer. Check it out! https://youtu.be/MmIGnX_a4zk


Summary:

There is no such thing as a perfect off-road RV trailer. Everybody has a different need and situation. It’s very important to consider the trade-offs of each model to get an educated idea of which will meet your needs. If you have any questions at all visit our website RVsofAmerica.com

Check out our YouTube channel with tons of awesome videos!

You can also call or text us anytime at 801–860–0035