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Does anyone have a popup camper?

If so do you like it? What are the pros and cons of it?

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wmjsease

Asked by wmjsease at 4:38 PM on Aug. 5, 2010 in Travel

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  • We enjoyed ours!!! But, we upgraded to a travel trailer when our second child was born. It's a great alternative to a tent, your off the ground. But there is little storage, and you have to empty it to close it up. It's also much easier to tow though. PM me if you have specific question... I would be happy to help!! ;o)

    Morgain

    Answer by Morgain at 4:53 PM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • We currently have one and love it. we have used it so much. It sleeps about 8 people or so. We have no issues with storage. I have lots under both of the dinette chairs under the sofa and in a few other places. Also I put about 4 rubbermaid tins in the center before we lower it. Usually one of linens, kids toys, and then some miscellaneous things. It has a shower and a toilet and a sink and hot water heater. Also with heating which was important with kids. Also the fridge was a major plus for us. We like it because it is close to tent camping but it makes it easy to just pick up and leave at the last second. My hubby can come home and all we have to pack is clothes. It is so easy. The negatives is when you get places it takes about 10 extra minutes to put up and break down. We have it down to an art. We can go for a weekend at a time or like last months we went out for three weekds. Do you have any specific q?
    Melbornj

    Answer by Melbornj at 5:51 PM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • no i dont have 1
    Ricanmami1

    Answer by Ricanmami1 at 10:21 PM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • We have a small pop-up camper that we bought a few years ago. It is only about 8 ft long & with the beds pulled out, it is about 14 ft long. We really like it. Because of its small size, we can tow it easily & can even maneuver it by hand to move it around the campsite or in our drive way. It came with a microwave, sink, and dorm sized fridge which come in handy. The negatives though, are that we are limited on storage space & room to move around inside. The previous owners bought & attached a very nice metal storage box on the one end of the camper so we have space to store stuff there. Some pop-up campers are much larger than ours & some even have slide outs to give more space. Our camper will sleep 5-6 people, but we just use the 2 pull out beds. The dining table folds out into a bed too, but we need the table. It does take more time to set up & take down than other types of campers, but it is pretty easy to do.
    soccermom0002

    Answer by soccermom0002 at 4:21 PM on Aug. 8, 2010

  • Dont have one...
    mekarevell

    Answer by mekarevell at 1:46 AM on Aug. 10, 2010

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