Welcome to Amy and Greg,
Amy, This site is a great resource but there are also a few Scamp owner forums that might give you a few pointers more specifically about your trailer and options. Many there are also here. Go to a campground get a day pass and walk around, most campers are friendly. Talk to them about styles of camping and equipment.
Greg, the above can also apply to you. Are there any RV shows or dealers around? Go tour some new trailers and get an idea of what you like and don't, same for what you need. One of the smartest buyers I met was Jon Vermilye
, he came to his first meet that had a motel on site, grabbed a room and checked out all the different trailers there. The next year he came back with a real nice Escape
trailer and is now a regular.
When our family size increased by getting a 2nd dog (bunks don't work as well for dogs as they do kids) our 13' boler
became too small. So we let them help us pick out a 16' U-haul
VT. That deal fell through due to sellers remorse. So we snapped up a Trillium
4500 that worked equally well. Then another rare U-haul
VT came available. We spent a weekend camping with the seller making a 2 page list of pros and cons of each trailer. It was a tough decision the really came down to 2 things. We liked the windows
and space between the kitchen cabinets better in the Trillium
. If I were looking for another used, it would probably be a Bigfoot
17 or Escape
. If I were looking for new, it would be molded fiberglass
for too many reasons to list here. Escape
would be at the top of the list.
If both of you have not figured it out yet, if you keep asking questions, we'll keep answering them. Ask away ...