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Hybrid Trailers Westport CT

Hybrid models are relatively lightweight. Most can be pulled by a smaller truck or SUV. Hybrid trailers also come in all shapes and sizes. The features they include depend on your tastes, your tow vehicle and your budget.

Cruise America/Ness Automotive
(800) 327-7799
92 Federal Road
Danbury, CT
 
Hither Hills State Park
(631) 668-2554
Montauk, NY
Campground Availability
16-Jun thru 9-Sep
Services
Standard Flush, Hot Showers, Dump Station
Additional Facilities
Picnic Tables, Ice, Laundry, Limited Grocery
Recreation
Salt Water Swimming, Saltwater Fishing, Playground, Planned Group Activities, Horseshoes, Basketball, Volleyball, Sports Field, Hiking Trails

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Van's RV Center
(860) 528-9800
417 John Fitch Blvd
South Windsor, CT
 
Cruise America/Neligon's Auto Center
(800) 327-7799
1213 Blue Hills Ave
Bloomfield, CT
 
Dave's RV Center
(877) 483-3866
2 Industrial Plaza Road
Danbury, CT
 
Dave's RV Center
(877) 483-3866
2 Industrial Plaza Road
Danbury, CT
 
RV Legends
(203) 754-6135
520 Watertown Ave
Waterbury, CT
 
Hi-Way Campers, Inc.
(860) 564-0141
992 Norwich Road
Plainfield, CT
 
Hemlock Hill RV Sales, Inc.
(800) 942-0065
2123 Meriden Waterbury Rd
Southington, CT
 
RV Vacations
(800) 942-0065
PO Box 556
Milldale, CT
 
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February 7, 2010 by Jeanine Kennedy · 1 Comment  

My husband and I have always loved the great outdoors. Camping by an open fire, breathing in crisp, fresh air and gazing at the night sky are among our favorite experiences.

We started out in a tent, then moved to a pop-up camper. As our family grew, and our bodies aged, we found ourselves craving more and more creature comforts.

We’d look longingly at those big rigs that always happened to parked next to us – especially in the cold and wet weather.

After much thought, we embarked on a quest to find a better solution. We went to camping shows, asked friends and checked out local dealerships. Budget was our first and biggest obstacle. That’s why many of the luxurious RVs were immediately ruled out.

We then focused on traditional travel trailers. Although we loved the amenities that many hard sided models offered, we couldn’t help but feel a little boxed in. To our surprise, we missed the openness of canvas.

And that’s when we discovered hybrid trailers. A mix of hard sides and tent ends, they represent the best of both worlds. Hybrids offer many of the conveniences of home – a sink, refrigerator, running water and a bathroom. They also include an incredible amount of storage. But the biggest difference is the fact that many hybrids include canvas beds that fold out, giving the trailer an airy feel.

One big consideration for us was size. We were very nervous about towing something large. Because hybrids are expandable, you end up with more space and a smaller footprint.

This in turn affects weight. Hybrid models are relatively lightweight. Most can be pulled by a smaller truck or SUV. Hybrid trailers also come in all shapes and sizes. The features they include depend on your tastes, your tow vehicle and your budget.

One of the biggest advantages to our hybrid is ease-of-use, especially in comparison to our pop-up camper. Setting up is truly a breeze, as well as breaking down camp. This i...

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