Best Family Travel Trailers Under 5000 lbs

No tow vehicle upgrade required with these lightweight bunkhouses!

January 8, 2024
By: Team Keystone

Are you looking for a family travel trailer that you can tow with a vehicle that you already have? Contrary to popular belief, you can purchase an RV without needing to upgrade your vehicle. If you own a large SUV or smaller truck, there are many options available to hit the road without the expense of a new vehicle. We created a list of our favorite models that might be an ideal fit for your family!

Take a look below for some great lightweight family bunkhouse options!

Bullet 1700BH Single-Axle Crossfire Travel Trailer

Part of Keystone's Classics Collection, this single-axle Bullet Crossfire is the perfect entry point to RVing. With effortless towing and maneuverability, and a sleeping capacity of 6, the Bullet 1700BH is a great RV to get the whole family out on the road.

  • Dry Weight: 3,485 lb.
  • Trailer Length: 21' 5"
  • Tanks: Fresh Water 37 gal, Gray Water 30 gal, Waste Water 30 gal

Build and price the Bullet 1700BH!

Bullet 1700BH Floorplan Drawing

Passport 219BH Super Light Travel Trailer

Passport SL is super light, and super fun! The double bunk flips up providing additional storage just on the other side of the outdoor kitchen with a pull-out griddle and refrigerator. What more could you need? The best family bunkhouse for 2024!

  • Dry Weight: 4,794 lb.
  • Trailer Length: 25' 10"
  • Tanks: Fresh Water 37 gal, Gray Water 30 gal, Waste Water 30 gal

Build and price the Passport 219BH!

Passport 219BH Floorplan Drawing

Outback 210URS Ultra-Lite Travel Trailer

The unparalleled luxury, style, and comfort of Outback Premium in smaller, ultra-lightweight floorplans, the Outback Ultra-Lite Travel Trailer provides exceptional towing experience. In the 210URS, the flip down bunk beds double as sleeping space and additional storage maximizing your space on the road. You'll want to make sure to check out the king-sized bed and slide in this model which offers more walkaround space in the bedroom than most travel trailers of its size.

  • Dry Weight: 4,978 lb.
  • Trailer Length: 23' 4"
  • Tanks: Fresh Water 54 gal, Gray Water 30 gal, Waste Water 30 gal

Build and price the Outback 210URS!

Outback 210URS Floorplan Drawing

Springdale 260BHC Classic Double-Axle Travel Trailer

The Springdale 260BHC is part of Keystone's Classics Collection, taking Springdale's most loved floorplan, and revamping it into a lighter weight and more affordable option for families. This non-slide, double bunk, walkaround bed model offers you everything you need to get your family out on the road.

  • Dry Weight: 4,978 lb.
  • Trailer Length: 23' 4"
  • Tanks: Fresh Water 54 gal, Gray Water 30 gal, Waste Water 30 gal

Build and price the Springdale 260BHC!

Springdale 260BHC Floorplan Drawing

Hideout 181BH Sport Travel Trailer

Not as common in single-axle models, the Hideout 181BH features a single slide expanding the living space within the coach providing enough space for the whole family. With a sleeping capacity of 6 between the bunks, booth dinette, and queen bed, you'll want to check out this floorplan for your family adventures.

  • Dry Weight: 4,515 lb.
  • Trailer Length: 22' 9"
  • Tanks: Fresh Water 21 gal, Gray Water 60 gal, Waste Water 30 gal

Build and price the Hideout 181BH!

Hideout 181BH Floorplan Drawing

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