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Yes, You Can Make a Utility Trailer Camper to Sleep Your 8 Kids. Wow, It’s Even Got a Bunk Bed.

This post was updated on April 21st, 2024

Do you think this qualifies as a tear drop? Probably not. But wait until you see the space inside.

how to make a camper on a utility trailer
That’s one big utility trailer camper.

This build is a bit different from some others we’ve featured here on DoItYourselfRV. But one thing is the same – a strong focus on reusing parts and sourcing material on the cheap.

Some more specs on this DIY camper:

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  • only a little above 6′ tall
  • utility trailer dimensions are 16′ long by 6′ wide
  • yes, that’s a full-size mobile home door
  • the utility trailer has a custom-made steel tubing frame to hold the bottom of the house snug

The owner can even pull it 70 miles an hour down the highway. In the rain. 

He says he can walk just fine in it and he’s 6 feet tall.

Best part?

The entire build cost about $1,100 and sleeps all 8 of his kids!


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