Fifth Wheels

Fifth-Wheel.jpg

Great for:

  • Long distance road-trippers
  • Campground socialites
  • Larger families
  • Families with older children

 Fifth Wheel Pros:

  • Superior sway control for longer trips
  • Spacious interiors with ample headroom
  • Split-level floorplan for extra privacy
  • Many luxurious amenities available

 Fifth Wheel Cons:

  • Requires a pickup with special hitch to tow
  • Can be more expensive than comparable travel trailers
  • May be too big for some campsites

Fifth wheels are split-level RVs that must be towed by a pickup truck with a special hitch. Typically, a fifth wheel will have a living space/bunk area on the lower level and a private master bedroom that hangs over the truck bed (rear-bedroom options are also available).

Fifth wheels are great for larger families and for those who are interested in maintaining some privacy while camping. The roomy interiors are also perfect for hosting get-togethers with friends and family. They also offer a smoother driving experience with less sway, so they work well for longer trips.

Prices range from $15,000 to $120,000+.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s