A Complete Guide to Teardrop Trailers: What to know before you buy

A teardrop trailer sits in the woods at night, surrounded by tall pine trees. There are thousands of stars visible in the dark, cloudless sky.
Photo credit: Amato Polselli, Little Guy/Xtreme Outdoors

Along with the tiny house and minimalism movements, teardrop trailers have exploded in popularity. It’s the result of people focusing more on experiences instead of accumulating possessions.

There are plenty of benefits of camping in a teardrop trailer. First, they’re an affordable way to travel for people who want to see more of the country or road trip. They also make a great base camp for bikers, climbers, hikers, skiers, or surfers. And as long as you don’t mind smaller living quarters, you can enjoy more time outdoors and make more memories in a teardrop camper.

In this guide, you’ll find everything you need to know about these tiny trailers. We start with the basics of what are teardrop trailers and why so many people love them. If you’ve already done some research and are ready to shop, jump to our list of the best teardrop trailers you can buy right now.

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Unique Holiday Gift Ideas For The RVer & Campers!

Need a last minute gift idea for someone on your list? We’ve got you covered. Visit the General RV Parts Department for great gifts for RVers of all ages.

It’s the last weekend before Christmas and maybe you haven’t got everyone crossed off your list yet. Don’t panic! There are plenty of great RV and camping-themed last minute gifts at your local General RV parts store. Here are some of our favorite finds.

Camp Casual Camping Mug
Last minute gift idea: Camp Casual Mug

Whether they’re at the campsite or at home sipping a favorite drink, these charming mugs are the perfect companion. There are four designs to choose from, and we’re sure this last minute gift will please any coffee or tea-lover on your list.

YETI Tumbler or Cooler

Last minute gift idea: Yeti Cooler or Tumbler

YETI coolers have legions of fans, from tailgaters to outdoorsmen, because of their sturdy design and incredible insulation. One of these tumblers can keep drinks cold for hours, and the larger coolers can hold ice for days making it a great last minute gift for boondockers.

Rome Pie Iron
last-minute gift idea: pie iron

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General RV Ashland Supercenter now open

General RV's new Ashland dealership as viewed from the parking lot. The facility consists of a large rectangular building with tan bricks, large glass windows, and red accents.
General RV’s new Supercenter in Ashland, Virginia, opened in late November 2019.

The nation’s largest family-owned RV dealer, General RV Center, is proud to announce its newest Supercenter in Ashland, Virginia is now open for business.

General RV Ashland is a full-service dealership for RV owners and those looking for their new RV. The facility features 500 RVs for sale, 40 service bays, and a large retail store with a wide selection of RV parts and camping accessories.

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Our Top 50 Easy Holiday Recipes to Enjoy Anywhere

Whether you’re spending the holidays at home or on the road, there are plenty of easy and delicious recipes you can enjoy with friends and family. We’ve compiled a list of 50 mouth-watering recipes to try this season.

Our comprehensive list includes the best appetizers, salads and soups, main courses, sides, desserts and drinks. Plus, you’ll find bonus recipes at the end to use up those leftovers! For your convenience, we’ve pinned all these top recipes and more on our Holiday Recipes Pinterest board.

Now, let’s dive right into our list!

Easy Holiday Appetizers

Antipasto Skewers

A hand holds a miniature skewer loaded with various goodies over a plateful of the prepared skewers. They include mozzarella balls, sliced sweet peppers, tortellini pasta, folded salami slices, and green olives.
  • Prep time: 20 mins
  • No cooking required!
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