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Trail & Hitch vs Airstream Zip Dee Awning

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…

Trail and Hitch vs The Slippery Slope

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

10 of the best websites for Airstream Fans

If you are looking for Airstream resources on the internet, you are in luck. Rivet Heads love their trailers and as a result, there are…

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…

5 Things I Don’t Love About my Airstream

Don't get me wrong, I love my trailer which is my home and castle. The list of things I love about my Airstream is a…

Airstream & RV Humidity Management

Our 2016 Airstream 30-foot International Serenity comes with a manual entitled, “Recreation Vehicle Owner’s Guide to Moisture Management.”  When an Airstream becomes too damp, it…

Preventing a Wasp Invasion in Your Airstream

Last year, Hitch and I decided to stay in the South King County area to spend Thanksgiving with friends and to see our families for…

Airstream Security and Safety

Of the two of us, Trail is the one with a talent for worrying. She is good at imagining what could go wrong in life…

Choosing an Airstream Trailer

Perhaps you have considered many brands or perhaps you always had aluminum dreams and it's Airstream or bust for you. However you came to the…

RV Electricity Basics

For a person who's livelihood was rooted in computers, I knew very little about electricity. Early in our RV adventure, we did some mooch-docking with friends,…

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