Pop Up Camper Accessories: What You Need (and What You'll Want)

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Pop up camper accessories will make your camping trip much more enjoyable.

Basic Pop Up Camper

When shopping for a pop up camper, also known as tent trailer, you will see that they come in the most basic models on up to luxury models with lots of accessories. Older pop up campers were very basic indeed, but newer models are rarely without upgrades. An older model pop up camper in its very basic form is a trailer that expands or pops upward into a tent with a bed on the front, rear, or both sides that slides outward. There will usually be a small table, some cabinets, a small sink, an icebox, and the canvas tent enclosure with zippered vinyl windows.

Upgraded Pop Up Camper

New pop up campers have accessories that are standard on most models. The trailer will pop up and expand with a bed on each end. The standard accessories that come with most pop ups are stove, refrigerator, cabinets, tables, kitchen sink, outdoor awning, propane gas, and electric lighting.

Top of the Line Pop Up Camper, Accessories

If you want to camp in style and comfort, you can look for a pop up trailer that has many more accessories or purchase them separately and add them to your trailer. Most top of the line pop up campers come with an automatic lift, king size beds on both ends, one or more side extensions that increase your camper's living area, built in entertainment area that may include HD TV and DVD, four burner electric or propane stove, electric or propane refrigerator with small freezer, microwave, sink and counter top areas, built in bathroom and shower area, kitchen table/dining area, couches, air conditioning and outdoor awning. Following are some accessories that you can add on to your trailer.

  • Outdoor shower
  • Outdoor stove
  • Screen room
  • Heater
  • Luggage racks
  • Storage bin on outside
  • Television and satellite
  • Generator
  • Stereo system
  • Outdoor speakers
  • Off road tires
  • Quad/motorcycle rack
  • Custom wheels
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Mirrored vanity
  • Water purification system
  • Water heater

Accessories to Make Camp More Comfortable

To take your camping experience over the top you may want to include the following items.

  • Indoor/outdoor carpet roll for the pavement
  • Sink and stove covers to provide more counter space
  • Hanging bed shelf
  • Hanging mirror
  • Outdoor heater

Accessories Just For Fun

People love to show their style and personality when camping. You can make your campsite fun with accessories and equipment that will make your trip both memorable and exciting. Following is a list of some fun pop up camper accessories to take on your trip.

  • Flags
  • Strands of twinkle lights
  • Tailgator grill
  • Tailgator blender
  • Windchimes
  • Tiki torches
  • Inflatable palm trees
  • Personalized air horn with custom tune
  • Blow up couch

Where To Buy Accessories

Pop up campers are easy to tow and affordable which make them a perfect trailer for first time buyers. Adding pop up camper accessories allows you to customize your trailer with all the conveniences of a larger more luxurious trailer.

If you are looking online for camper accessories, following are a few places to start your search.

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