Boondocking—camping outside of campsites—lets you adventure into the great outdoors with freedom and flexibility. While this style of camping offers an unmatched experience of nature, it also presents challenges, especially when finding a reliable way to haul your equipment. Using toy hauler travel trailers and fifth wheels is a popular solution. Read on and discover the many benefits of using them for boondocking.

What Is Boondocking?

Boondocking is a non-conventional camping style that prioritizes the journey rather than the destination. Sometimes called overlanding, boondocking has roots in the Australian Outback, where brave backpackers blazed trails in harsh conditions.

The appeal of boondocking does not make it void of challenges. Campers often face issues related to water supply, waste disposal, and limited power sources. The lack of immediate assistance, especially in remote locations, can also be a hurdle for boondockers. Despite these challenges, the allure of close encounters with nature draws many people.

Benefit I: Off-Grid Capacity and Comfort

Toy hauler travel trailers and fifth wheels have large fresh and gray tank capacities, fuel tanks, and solar options that allow you to run all of your appliances without access to water or electricity.

These haulers also offer a level of comfort that is hard to match. Customizing the interior according to your needs allows you to create a cozy and comfortable living space! You can add a bed, kitchenette, or even a small lounge area, making your trailer feel like a home away from home.

Benefit II: Increased Storage Capacity

Toy haulers have spacious interiors, which significantly enhances their storage capacity. You won’t have to compromise on your necessities or comforts while boondocking. An increased storage capacity can make your experience more enjoyable because you have space to pack things you might not be able to bring while camping in a tent.

Consider storage solutions like shelves, hooks, and boxes to maximize the space within your hauler. Organizing your items can help you accommodate more belongings without cluttering the space. Using your toy hauler efficiently can enhance your boondocking experience.

Benefit III: Enhanced Security

Security plays a crucial role in boondocking due to the isolated locations. Ensuring your safety and protecting your belongings is paramount when you are far away from populated areas. Enclosed toy haulers offer a solution to this concern. With their sturdy construction and lockable doors, they provide security for your possessions.

Using a toy hauler trailer for boondocking has many benefits. Enhance your next boondocking experience by browsing our selection of durable aluminum toy hauler travel trailers at ATC Trailers!

Haul your toys wherever you go and enjoy your stay in comfort. Our all-aluminum Plā Toy Haulers have no wood to rot or steel to rust and feature an industry-first configurable furniture system that allows you to customize your floor plan for each and every trip you take.

  RVs / Toy Haulers

We offer many ways to Plā. Choose based on the features you want, your toy inventory and the space you need.

 


Plā 350
Ultra Lite
Configurable
Toy Hauler

 


Plā 450
Configurable Travel Trailer Toy Hauler

 


Plā 700
Travel Trailer
Toy Hauler

 

 


Plā 700
Fifth Wheel
Toy Hauler 

LifeTrac™

Add removable cabinets, sofas, tables, and more to the Plā 350 and Plā 450, equipped with ATC LifeTrac!

Whether you’re hauling cargo, prized vehicles or looking for a job-specific commercial trailer, there’s an ATC model designed just for you and your needs.

  Cargo Trailers

From simple cargo trailers to a version that can be configured with furniture.

 


Stō 300
Cargo Trailers
Single Axle

 


Stō 350
Configurable Cargo Trailers
Single Axle

 


Stō 350
Adventure Trailers
Single Axle

 


Stō 400
Cargo Trailers
Tandem Axle

 


Stō 450
Configurable Cargo Trailers
Tandem Axle

  Sport / Car Haulers

Options for hauling nearly any vehicle from ATVs to multiple race vehicles.

 


Rōm 200
Snow/Sport Trailer

 

 


Rōm 300
Car Hauler

 


Rōm 450
Car Hauler

 


Rōm 500G
Gooseneck
Car Hauler

 


Rōm 800 / 900
Stacker
28’, 30’

 

 

  Commercial Trailers

Get these commercial options to the job site or event with a standard work truck.

LifeTrac™

Add removable cabinets, sofas, tables, and more to the 50 Series products, equipped with ATC LifeTrac!

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