Written by: Jan Carla Santos
04/01/2011 09:12 AM
I'd like to take my ATV with me on a camping trip. What kind of RV should I look for?
Luckily, some smart RV manufacturers have developed an RV that is built to do just that - haul toys. Toy haulers, which also go by the name Sport Utility Trailer / RV are mobile homes with a garage that has the capacity for ATV's, wave runners, scooters, dirt bikes, snow mobiles or canoes.
The advantages of owning a toy hauler
A toy hauler is specifically designed to haul your toys. They have features designed to keep your toys safe and secure such as tie-down hooks that minimize the strain on them. Also unique to the toy hauler is the flooring. Most toy haulers come with stainless steel or vinyl floor, making it easy to clean up sand, soil or mud. Also, toy haulers have a very large door to accommodate your toys with a wide ramp for you to easily load or unload your ATV.
Types of Toy Haulers
Toy haulers are available in a variety of types, sizes and floor plans from basic cargo only to the normal amenities that you'd expect in a regular RV, such as living area, kitchen, bathrooms and sleeping area. Toy haulers are available as tent trailers, travel trailers, 5th Wheel trailers and motorhomes.
When buying a toy hauler, make a list of your preferences and requirements. Some key things to consider:
For additional tips on buying an RV, check out How to buy an RV. For more information on RVs check out What type of RV is right for you?
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