Buyer’s Guide


May 5, 2017

There are several “must have” features for a popup camper. Some are easy for you or a dealer to install while others are better to have been included by the factory at build time. Learn more in this post about factory versus aftermarket options.


August 5, 2016

When a new camper arrives from the factory, it is not in camp-ready condition. Learn how to ensure that your dealer proper prepares a new popup camper, and even what to look for when buyign used.


August 5, 2016

Can your truck, SUV, or other vehicle tow a popup camper? The answer depends on how heavy the camper is, how much of that weight is distributed to vehicle hitch, how many passengers you carry in the vehicle, and several other items we cover in this post about towing capacity.


December 5, 2015

Air conditioning while camping. Sounds great, doesn’t it? But there are a few constraints to keeping your canvas camper a cool 72 degrees – namely power (and lots of it).


February 1, 20152

If your camper doesn’t come standard with a powered roof vent, I highly recommend purchasing it as an option or installing later as an add-on. Several options exist to fit inside the standard 14″ x 14″ hole already cut in your popup camper’s roof for the existing vent.

February 1, 2014

You’re at the wrong website if you’re looking for air conditioning.

I don’t go camping where it’s that hot, and I don’t consider a 20 amp electrical hookup or gas powered generator to be camping.