Also known as a folding trailer, tent camper, or tent trailer, these are lightweight units with pullout bunks and collapsing walls. Think of them as tents on wheels. Once erected, they can extend to more than 15 to 20 feet in length. They can come equipped with a portable dinette table, refrigerator, and sink, but owners have to depend on their campgrounds for a shower or toilet.
Price: $5,000 to $22,000
Leading manufacturer: Forest River
Notable brands: Flagstaff and Rockwood
These cars and trucks double as cabs, cargo vans, and everything in between.