The Best Campers and Trailers For Less Than $40K

These mobile homes offer stylish design and road-ready features at a budget-friendly price point.
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Want to hit the road on a cross-country adventure (or a weekend excursion) this summer? You're in luck—there's no shortage of stylish campers, trailers, RVs, and caravans on the market, and many are priced at or below $40,000. Read on for a few of our favorites—from a pint-sized Airstream to an amphibious camper that floats.

Airstream Basecamp

The Airstream Basecamp is one of the company's smallest travel trailers to date.

The Airstream Bascamp has a small footprint, but it's big on style and functionality. The model starts at $37,400, and it it offers a kitchen, a bathroom, and a lounge that turns into a sleeping area with room for up to two people.

Polydrops Trailer

The 2019 Polydrops trailer weighs 760 pounds.

The Polydrops trailer is a lightweight aluminum pod with a futuristic, angular exterior. It features a bedroom, a cargo area, integrated lights, a heater, and 12-volt charging outlets. The company is currently offering a limited run of 20 trailers for just $9,000 each.

Vista Boho by Escape Traveler

An efficient, well-planned layout makes the Vista Boho trailer comfortable for longer trips.

Escape Traveler's Vista Boho model is a 21-foot-long trailer with vertical wood siding on the exterior and wood finishes on the interior. Starting at $39,900, it packs a living area, a bedroom, and a bathroom into approximately 160 square feet.


Taking your holiday adventure from land to sea is now easier than ever thanks to the Sealander, a tiny amphibious camper that starts right under $20,000.

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The Sealander is a German-made camper that can transition from the open road to the water! This flexible caravan is one of the few waterborne campers on the market, and prices start at just under $20,000.

Happier Camper HC1

The HC1 features an adaptive interior that can be fully customized to suit different needs.

This adorable camper mixes retro design with modern amenities in an ultralight, transportable package. Pricing starts at $24,950, and you can choose from Happier Camper's existing packages or fully customize your own.

Taxa Outdoors Cricket Camper

Taxa's 2019 Cricket camper is designed for active travelers and starts at $29,000.

Designed for the adventurer, Taxa's rugged campers combine aluminum panels with galvanized steel frames. Their Cricket Camper starts at $29,900 and has room to sleep up to two adults and two children—in large part thanks to a pop-up ceiling.

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