Last Updated on Aug 9, 2020 by Ray Roman
When you want to take your toys (bikes, kayaks, ATVs) with you on your next adventure having a travel trailer toy hauler makes things a lot easier. You typically find two styles of toy haulers, 5th wheels and pull-behinds also know as travel trailers. In this post, we’ll take a look at 10 of the best travel trailer toy haulers available today.
#1. KZ RV Sportsmen LE
The Sportsmen LE is an incredibly nice toy hauler featuring a queen-size bed, a 40″ shower with a separate toilet and a 72″ roll-over sofa. To fit your toys you have an 8-foot cargo area which is quite a lot for this type of hauler. In the galley, you have a 3-burner stove, microwave, and a sink. There is plenty of counter space to prep food as well.
A 16-foot awning, flip-up solid steps, and pass-thru storage are just some of the exterior features. The Sportsmen LE also features exterior speakers with LED, power tongue jack with hitch light and is prepped for solar power. The LE 200THLE has the following specification.
- UVW (Unloaded Vehicle Weight): 4,560
- Dry Hitch Weight: 700
- Dry Axle Weight: 3,860
- NCC (Net Carrying Capacity): 2,440
- GVWR: 7,000
- Interior Height 78″Exterior Height (with A/C): 10′ 8″
- Exterior Width: 96″
- Exterior Length: 24′ 1″
#2. Jayco Octane Super Lite
The only pull-behind toy hauler that Jayco makes is the Octane Super Lite. Even though its just one model it’s available in 6 different layouts. We’ll take a look at the Octane 272. This is definitely in our opinion one of the best toy hauler travel trailers around. It features whole-house LED lighting, a private queen bed, bunk beds near the middle of the trailer and a massive 15′ 5″ garage or cargo area.
The octane also features Jayco’s Magnum Roof System which according to Jayco is 50% stronger than other roofs in the industry.
As of this writing, Jayco has not yet released specifications on the 2020 models but the 2019 Octane has the following specifications.
- Unloaded Vehicle Weight (lbs): 7090
- Dry Hitch Weight (lbs):1107
- Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (lbs):10500
- Cargo Carrying Capacity (lbs): 3410
- Travel Length: 33′ 11″
- Exterior Width: 102″
- Exterior Height: 137″
- Interior Height (living area): 88″
#3. Northwood MFG Desert Fox
Northwood MFG is known for manufacturing solid travel trailers and the Desert Fox toy hauler is no different. Available in 3-floor plans we’ll take a look at the 24AS which their middle model in terms of overall length.
The Desert Fox is loaded with standard features that you won’t find on other campers such as the cathedral arched ceiling. This feature adds interior height and creates a roomier feel. The chassis is built by Northwood and is independently certified as an off-road chassis. The frame construction of the Desert fox is a fully-welded,thick-wall aluminum frame. The walls contain high-density block foam insulation and a 4-season package the included heated enclosed tanks.
Here are the specifications on the Northwood Desert Fox 24AS:
- Dry Axle Weight (approx. Lbs.): 6770
- Dry Hitch Weight (approx. Lbs.): 1533
- Net Carrying Capacity: 3697
- Gross Dry Weight – Lbs.: 8303
- Gross Vehicle Weight (GVWR) – Lbs.: 12000
- Exterior Length (approx. w / hitch): 30’2″
- Exterior Height (approx. w/AC): 13’0″
- Exterior Width (approx.): 8’6″
#4. Grand Design Momentum G Class
Grand Design is one of our favorite RV manufacturers enough so that we have it on our list of the best travel trailer brands. It seems Grand Design is always outdoing all others in the industry with their designs, features, durability, and pricing. The Momentum 21G toy hauler is a huge step above the competition. Pricing is over $40,000 when you add the mandatory packages but you end up with a very luxurious and well-equipment travel trailer toy hauler.
Standard features include large panoramic windows, upgraded residential furniture, residential countertops, stainless steel accent microwave and a lot more. Construction-wise you get a One-Piece TPO membrane roof (I wrote an article on TPO roofs), laminated walls and rear ramp, 1-inch marine-grade OSB floor, and gel-coated fiberglass exterior among other standard features.
Specifications for the 21G are as follows:
- Unloaded Vehicle Weight: 6370 lbs
- Hitch Weight: 920 lbs
- GVWR: 9495 lbs
- Length: 26’11”
- Height: 12’1″
#5. Cruiser Stryker
Another one of our best travel trailer toy haulers is the Cruiser Stryker ST2313 is the shortest travel trailer toy hauler in their lineup. The Stryker is a wide-body travel trailer this allows your 4-seat side by side to easily fit in the cargo area. The Stryker included many standard features as well as some useful options.
Standard equipment includes a king-sized bed, block foam insulation, dual ducted 15,000 BRU air conditioner, 8-feet 3-inches vaulted ceiling, LED interior lighting, 8 cubic foot refrigerator and a host of the features. Optionally you can purchase an Onan generator, an 18-gallon generator fuel tank, and a rear ramp patio with folding rails.
The specification on the Cruiser Stryker 2313 are as follows:
- GVWR: 11,260 Lbs
- Dry Weight: 6,740 Lbs
- Hitch Weight: 860 Lbs
- Carrying Capacity: 4,472 Lbs
- Width: 8′-6″
- Height: 12′-9″
- Length: 27′-6″
- Garage Length: 13′-4″
- Sleeping Capacity: 5-6
#6 Coachmen Adrenaline 21LT
The Coachmen Adrenaline is a great looking travel trailer toy hauler available in 5 different floor plans. The 21LT floor plan is y favorite and here is why. The 21LT is their shortest model of this lineup coming in at just shy of 27-feet. The Gross Vehicle Weight Rating of 9,150 lbs makes it also their lightest toy hauler.
Exterior construction is an Alumicage Construction with a 102″ body width. The roof is aluminum reinforced and you can walk on it. The walls are vacuum-bonded with Azdel composite panels. The underbelly is enclosed and heated.
Inside you are going to find shaker-style cabinets and doors, auto-ignition furnace with wall-mount thermostat, stainless steel sink, AM/FM/Bluetooth Stereo, 39″ LED HD TV, and a residential queen bed among other standard equipment.
- Hitch Weight: 815 lbs
- GVWR: 9,150 lbs
- UVW: 5,320 lbs
- CCC: 3,830 lbs
- Exterior Length: 26′ 11″
- Exterior Height: 10′ 8″
- Exterior Width: 102″
#7. Eclipse RV Iconic Widelite 2814IK
Considered by many to be one of the best travel trailer toy hauler manufacturer Eclipse has a tiger by the tail when it comes to the Iconic Widelite 2814IK. This is a beautifully made toy hauler whose interior is bound to impress. You’ll find many standard features on this trailer including a queen bed, a dry bath, electric bed with dinette, 15K BTU ducted A/C in the living room, living room slide, an extra-large refrigerator, and a 14′ 2″ garage.
The exterior is appointed with 100 AMP, 100 AMP Lithium (LiFePO4) Battery/210 Watt Solar Panel, Aluminum Wheels – Deluxe 15″ Black, Black Aluminum Fender Skirts, Curbside Under Glow LED Lighting, Decked Walk-on Roof, Electric Awning w/ LED Light, and Exterior Shower among many other features. Some notable features include the 4K Onan generator with transfer switch and the powder-coated chassis.
Specifications on the Iconic Widelite 2814IK are as follows:
- GVWR: 13,000 lbs
- Dry Weight: 9,360 lbs
- Hitch Weight: 1,474 lbs
- Exterior Height: 12′ 6″
- Overall Length: 35′ 8″
#8. ATC Toy Hauler 8.5′ x 29′
The ATC 8.5′ x 29′ travel trailer toy hauler is their longest pull-behind toy hauler. The frame of this camper is a full perimeter aluminum frame, double axle with self-adjusting brakes. It’s described by ATC as a screwless exterior. The roof is a one-piece aluminum and the front wall has an aerodynamic profile. The floor is extruded aluminum.
Inside you are going to find an interior height of 7′ 6″, white vinyl ceiling all composite material, no wood is used. The kitchen features a microwave convection oven, farmhouse single bowl sink, 8 cubic-foot refrigerator, and lower aluminum cabinets with solid surface countertops. The bathroom features a separate shower and toilet, and residential-style brushed nickel faucets.
Specifications are as follows:
- Overall Length:35′ 6″
- Overall Width:8’6″
- Overall Height with A/C:11′ 3″
- Interior Height:7’6″
- Deck Height:30″
- Rear Opening Width:90″
- Rear Opening Height:89″
Best Travel Trailers Toy Hauler Summary
For those interested in a toy hauler but would prefer not to have a fifth wheel a travel trailer or pull-behind toy hauler is the type, you should consider. The 8 best travel trailer toy haulers list above is a good starting point in your research. Prices will vary as well as features, construction type, and optional equipment. As always I recommend you talk to owners of the toy hauler you may have an interest in, visit RV forums, and perform walk-throughs of the models you like. Also, know the limits of your budget and your needs.