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9 Unique Travel Trailers That Will Catch Your Eye

9 Unique Travel Trailers That Will Catch Your Eye

If you are in the market for a travel trailer, it’s time to get excited! Travel trailers have come so far in recent years. There is seriously a travel trailer out there for everyone. Keep reading for an overview of the coolest and most unique travel trailers.

The Truth About Owning A Travel Trailer

What Is a Travel Trailer? 

A travel trailer is a towable RV. They are typically smaller than other RVs out there, which makes them easier to tow with an everyday vehicle. Travel trailers range from 10 to 40 feet long. Depending on the size, you can find a travel trailer perfect for a single solo camper or an entire family. They can weigh as little as 1,200 pounds or as much as 9,000 and have a range of prices. It all depends on what you’re looking for.

Pro Tip: Save some money by buying one of these Cheapest Travel Trailers On the Market Today

Top Eye-Catching Travel Trailers

Here are the top travel trailers bound to catch your eye:

1. Safari Condo Alto

The Safari Condo Alto travel trailer has it all. It is lightweight while being durable and aerodynamic. There are several versions of the Alto trailer, but they all have a few things in common that set them apart from other trailers.

First, they are “green” travel trailers. They minimize drag by using ultralight materials, which helps you save on gas. It also allows you to tow the Safari Condo Alto with a smaller vehicle. Not to mention, most of the materials are recyclable.

Unique Travle Trailer

They make the roof and walls with a plastic honeycomb core to cut down even further on weight. The coolest of the Alto series is the R series. This teardrop-shaped trailer has a hard-top roof that extends to give you 101″ (about 8.5 feet) of height when it is open. But it is reduced to just 83.5″ (about 7 feet) when you retract the roof.

Depending on which version you go for, the Alto can sleep between 3 and 6 people. They all weigh under 3,000 pounds and have all the amenities you would expect in a travel trailer, including a bed, bath, and kitchen.

2. Northern Lite Boreal Trailer

This travel trailer has a unique appearance. The exterior is an industry-first one-piece construction. This means it has no seams, making it totally leakproof. Most people think of aluminum when they think of travel trailers. However, the Northern Lite Boreal is made out of fiberglass.

Fiberglass Travle Trailer

The Northern Lite Boreal is 23 feet long and weighs 6,500 pounds. It sleeps up to four and has an interior height of 6’8″. Another unique feature about this travel trailer is that it is designed for four-season comfort. It has heat enclosed tanks in the basement. With a 35,000 BTU ducted furnace and 13,500 BTU air conditioner with a heat pump, you will be truly comfortable in any weather. 

3. Airstream Basecamp

When you’re driving down the road, it is next to impossible to miss an Airstream. And the Airstream Basecamp is no different with its shiny, smooth aluminum exterior.

Airstream Basecamp off grid

The Basecamp takes advantage of flexible storage and floor planning. It gives you all the amenities in just 16 to 20 feet.  It sleeps up to four and includes a wet bath and a kitchen. The living space is convertible to form the bed when you’re ready to hit the hay.

If you love off-roading, the Basecamp has options for you. You can upgrade to the X package to take on any road and drive through even the worst of weather.

4. Airstream Nest

The Airstream Nest isn’t what you think of when you imagine an Airstream. But it might be even better! It has a fiberglass body with a shape that resembles the traditional Airstream design. The Nest comes in a choice of two floorplans. They both offer plenty of versatility to maximize space in their 16 feet of length.

Airstream Nest Interior

The Airstream Nest travel trailer sleeps up to two adults. It has a wet bath and a full kitchen. Plus, there is an option for a convertible dinette bed or a stand-alone bed. The Nest has a lot of windows to maximize natural light, which complements the classic grey and white interior made of high-quality material. But it also comes with blackout curtains, so you can get a good night’s sleep every time.

Unfortunately, Airstream doesn’t make these little cuties anymore – making them all the more special when you do see one!

5. Oliver Legacy Elite and Elite II

The Oliver Legacy Elite and Elite II pride themselves on being the perfect small travel trailer. Something unique about the Legacy Elite trailers is the double-hulled fiberglass shell. This makes it perfect for camping in any season. The Elite is 18’5” long but still includes a full bathroom despite the small space. It weighs 3,700 pounds.  

The 2020 Legacy Elite II Oliver Travel Trailer Walkthrough Tour

We also love the option to upgrade to the solar power package. You’ll be ready for boondocking with all the added features.

The Legacy Elite II is very similar but slightly longer than the original Elite. It is 23.5 feet long. It weighs 4,900 pounds and has two floorplans to choose from. The Elite II includes a full bathroom as well. The sleeping situation is unique in that one of the floor plans has an option for two twin beds instead of a queen-size bed. This is a rare feature in any RV.

6. Black Series HQ19

The Black Series HQ19 looks tough and rugged on the outside and luxurious on the inside. You’ve never seen a travel trailer that looks quite like this! The lower portion features a diamond plate and the corners have bash bars to provide extra protection.

The HQ19 has independent suspension and a dual axle design for a more stable ride. It even comes with two 150-watt solar panels and four 100ah deep cycle batteries.

off road trailer

The interior is super stylish and totally unexpected, given the rugged exterior. The HQ19 features a full kitchen, bathroom, queen-size bed, and even a washing machine. This is very impressive, considering the HQ travel trailer is just 19 feet long.

If you’re looking for off-road capability in a trailer the Black Series campers are hard to beat.

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7. Taxa Mantis Travel Trailer

The Taxa Mantis is an amazing travel trailer for outdoor lovers. It gives you the option to bring the outdoors in. Unlike most RVs, which have sliding windows, the Mantis’ windows flip outwards to open more fully.

It also includes a pop-top for added headroom and airflow. Even the back of this travel trailer opens up wide, similar to how the trunk of a minivan or SUV opens. You’ll feel like you’re sitting outside from the comfort of your living area!

unique travel trailer

The Taxa Mantis is 19 feet long and is short enough to store inside a standard garage. It weighs just under 3,000 pounds and sleeps four adults comfortably. The Mantis also has a full galley kitchen and a wet bath.

Strikingly, the Taxa Mantis has many features you might expect to see in a van rather than a travel trailer. Its adaptable interior helps you make the most of the space. For example, it has multipurpose storage and a convertible couch/bunk bed system as well. You can even add a rooftop tent to this bad boy so all your friends can get in on the fun.  

Pro Tip: We took A Closer Look at the Mantis Camper Lineup to help you decide which one is right for you.

8. Taxa Cricket Travel Trailer

The Taxa Cricket is super unique because they design it for off-road camping. Many travel trailers aren’t able to handle rough terrain. But not the Taxa Cricket!

It has increased ground clearance, torsion axle suspension, and all-terrain tires. This provides you with a smooth ride anywhere you want to go.

cricket trailer

The Taxa Cricket has a lot of other features perfect for boondocking. It is pre-wired for solar power, has an outdoor shower, and a propane stove. It sleeps two adults and two children so everyone can come along for the ride.

The Taxa Cricket has 63 square feet of living area and is 15 feet long. It comes with a pop-top for added headroom and air circulation. The pop-top is definitely a unique feature to see in a travel trailer. It weighs just 2,500 pounds, making towing a breeze.

9. Sol Horizon by inTech RV

The last unique travel trailer on our list is the Sol Horizon. One thing you’ll first notice about this RV is the huge front windshield.

You’ll love the panoramic views and natural light, and the fact that no one can see through from the outside. The dinette is situated here and is perfect for eating and working. It even sits up to five adults!

beautiful trailer rv windshield

The Sol Horizon has both indoor and outdoor kitchens, a wet bath, and a bedroom. There are two versions, the Base and the Rover. The Rover is upgraded for off-road adventures. Both the Base and the Rover are 19 feet long. But the Base weighs just under 3,350 pounds, while the Rover is 4,000 pounds.

Find out more about this innovative RV manufacturer, InTech RV.

Stand Out From The Crowd In a Travel Trailer

These unique travel trailers stand out from the crowd! Designed with the perfect mix of luxury and functionality, you’ll love coming back to one of these distinct trailers after a long day of adventure. If you’re looking for a travel trailer, you’ll be happy with any of these superb options.

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Roger Caughell

Sunday 31st of January 2021

Fyi, the new Citation Reward trailers are pretty funky looking, and have a very cool interior. (Declaration: I have no connection to this company or product in any way.)

Mortons on the Move

Sunday 31st of January 2021

Yea we should add them! Neat trailers :)


Sunday 31st of January 2021

You forgot DROPLET teardrop trailers!


Monday 25th of January 2021

We own and love our Oliver travel trailer. Since it's fully double hull fiberglass, the inside is like a yacht. In fact, much of the hardware is from the boating industry and the factory assigns hull numbers to each unit. Ours is Hull 505 but her name is Galway Girl.

Mortons on the Move

Monday 25th of January 2021

Love the name! Glad to hear you love your Oliver trailer. :)


Monday 25th of January 2021

LMAO about all the silly names the RV manufacturers give their rigs. There are so many “elites” out there how do we know what’s truly elite? And ferocious animal names....Cougars, Raptors, Falcons, Prowlers and Big Horns. And now we have the Sol and the Taxa.

I’m willing to bet the next wave of new RV names will sound a lot like nonsensical prescription drug names. The Plavax, the Margenza, the Oxlumo, and the Vitepso.


Sunday 31st of January 2021

Let's not forget COVID - The all-new COVID 19 foot Travel Trailer!

Joe Young

Monday 25th of January 2021

great article. As an off roader my self, usually backpacking, these are super cool. Thanks

Mortons on the Move

Monday 25th of January 2021

Glad you liked it!