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Airstream Gifts for $30 or Less

So its time I fessed up: I'm behind on my blog posts. I wrote this particular post ages ago and revised it for this coming…

Airstream Kitchen Basic Tools for the Foodie

Cooking in an Airstream kitchen is about as small as they come. But that won't stop me because I'm also a bit of a foodie…

Why Are Airstreams So Expensive?

We get a lot of compliments on our Airstream as we travel around the country. They are striking trailers and they have a very good…

Buying an Airstream: Getting the best deal

Buying an Airstream can be a big purchase. They are one of the most expensive travel trailers you can buy and they hold their value…

Airstream Zip Dee Awning Repair

When we purchased our Airstream we got a good deal by buying one ordered by another customer who backed out of the deal. Lucky for…

Slippery Slopes and Airstreams

This is a short lesson in hitch safety that we discovered the hard way. After more than 20 months of traveling, we got a serious…

Picking a Tow Vehicle for an Airstream Trailer

One of the biggest decisions I had to make before setting forth was what kind of vehicle to get to tow our trailer with. Trail…

What to do in a windstorm, tornado, or hurricane in an RV, trailer, or Airstream

Encountering a storm in an RV or Trailer can be a very frightening experience. This year alone, Trail and I have found ourselves in the…

Visiting the Mothership: Airstream Headquarters in Jackson Center, Ohio

For Trail and Hitch, it was the first time we'd been to Jackson Center Ohio. For our Airstream, the Yamato, it was returning home. This…

Airstream Factory Terraport: Jackson Center OH

There are not many reasons to travel to Jackson Center Ohio apart from it being where Airstreams are made. But if you do swing through,…

How Much Do Airstreams Weigh?

A good number of people are asking "How Much Do Airstreams Weigh?" and ending up at TrailAndHitch.com so I felt it would be good to…

Your Airstream Toolkit

Airstreams are unique trailers. Their aerodynamic aluminum bodies, large windows, and unusual construction means caring for them requires the right tools. Let's take a look…

Airstream Love

One question I am asked fairly often is this, "How do you like your Airstream?" I've written more objectively about why you should buy an…

Leveling Your Airstream

When we bought our Airstream from the dealership they gave us a tiny little bubble level and a bit of advice. "Getting your trailer level…

Airstream Trailer Cats: How They Roll!

A question we are commonly asked is, how do you manage the cats when driving place to place? And how do they cope with it? The…

Picking a Hitch for Your Airstream Trailer

One thing I found challenging when going on the road was figuring out what kind of hitch I needed to buy. I had no experience…

Trail and Hitch vs. Cranky Jack

It has been a while since our intrepid crew has faced off against our old adversary, the Atwood 3000 power jack. Our last encounter was…

Wisdom and Travel

I see wisdom as an understanding of what it means to be a human being. Wisdom helps us navigate our lives, both giving us the…

Traveling the US, Politics, and Safety

2016 / 2017 has been an interesting year for politics in the US. Trail and I tend to run in liberal circles. We come from…

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort: New Braunfels, Texas

Our stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort was short and mostly pleasantĀ if a bit pricey. We did have some excitement on our last…