This RV is for road trips where you want to disconnect from the world, but still hold onto modern amenities like a comfortable bed and running water. Basically, the Escape Traveler looks like a tiny house—but on wheels. The 269-square-foot trailer features a full-size kitchen and bathroom, a living room with fireplace, washer and dryer and can comfortably sleep six people. Designed for extreme climates, the RV can easily withstand heavy snow, fierce cold and blazing heat, meaning it’s the perfect trailer to travel North America. Bonus: it’s the nicest looking trailer we’ve seen in a long time.
Designed to resemble a Prairie cabin, the Escape Traveler is clad is cedar siding with steel accents. Plenty of energy-efficient, low-emissivity windows create a cool cross-breeze on steamy summer days and bring in plenty of natural light. Meanwhile, closed cell insulation keeps the trailer cool in the summer and toasty in the colder months.
The kitchen is equipped with a full-size range and refrigerator, small dining table and plenty of maple cabinetry. A couple open shelves above the sink can be used to store the most-used dishes or display artwork, and a black ladder leads to one of two loft beds in the trailer. The flooring throughout the space is oak laminate. (Fancy travellers with bigger budgets can upgrade to oak hardwood).
The living room couch converts into a double bed. The maple built-ins house a flat-screen television and a fireplace with thermostat. The trailer also features an LG split system A/C with heat pump or baseboard heating. We love how every nook and cranny is utilized in the living room! The foot-high space between the window panes and recessed ceiling turns into a makeshift bookshelf.
The bathroom here is more spacious than those in some Toronto apartments! For travellers looking to go off the grid, upgrade to the Separett Villa 9200 composting toilet.
Above the living room is another loft bed. Although the ceiling is low here, hopefully sleepers won’t feel too claustrophobic thanks to the windows.
The trailer weighs around 10,000-pounds and can be towed behind a standard pick-up truck. The base price is $66,000 USD and takes up to 60 days to build.