A pop-up tent trailer has the following characteristics:
- Constructed with collapsible sidewalls that fold or slide down for easy towing by a light vehicle.
- Typically less than 12 feet long; ranges from 15 to 23 feet (when opened).
- Compact size allows for quick setup at destination.
- Very basic with few luxuries.
- Larger unit may contain a refrigerator, stove and/or furnace, and may sleep up to eight people.