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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…

Happy Pants: a Review of Duluth Cargo Pants

Ever since I married I have abdicated the lion's share of my clothing purchases to my dear wife. As a bachelor, I was never a…

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…

Cottonwoods RV Park and Campground: Columbia, MO

Cottonwoods RV Park is an excellent park all around. They are not especially fancy, but they cover the basics very nicely indeed. We Paid: $40…

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…

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…

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…

The Best Hot Weather Hat

OK, I'll admit I don't know for a fact it is the single best hot weather hat in the world. I can say it is…

The Aware Wildlife Center in Atlanta Georgia

While making our way through Georgia we got an invitation from our gaming friend Scott Lang to pay him a visit. Scott was recently named…

When Yellowjackets Invaded Our Airstream

This is a story from the earliest days of our Airstream Adventure. I've told it many times in person, and somehow never got it down…

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…

Cave Country RV Campground: Cave City, KY

Cave County RV was our base of operations for visiting Mammoth Caves in Kentucky. It is not a fancy park, but what it does, it…

The Bay Area Renaissance Fair

While in Florida, we decided to try and visit a friend we met playing Dungeons and Dragons online many years ago. Though we stopped playing…

Wild Winds in the Smoky Mountains

Big Wind in the┬áSmoky Mountains During our stay in the Smokey Mountains, we were caught up in a rather nasty wind storm that blew through…

Gatlinburg East / Smoky Mountain KOA: Cosby, TN

The Smokey Mountains are the most visited national park in the US. As a result of this, RV park prices are sky high here. Smokey…

Sweetwater Valley KOA: Sweetwater, Tennessee

Sweetwater Valley KOA is easily the nicest park in the network that we have visited. Every aspect of the park was pleasant and I found…

Exploring New Orleans

New Orleans makes a strong impression. Its history, architecture, and culture are all unique and powerful. It is a city that was shaped by its…

Cartersville KOA: Cartersville Georgia

Cartersville was our first stopover coming into Georgia. It tended towards being unremarkable as KOAs go, but the price is decent enough to recommend it.…

Twin Oaks RV Park: Elko, Georgia

Twin Oaks RV Park is a genuine bargain, especially if you happen to be a Passport America member. For just $20 a night, we loved…

Lake City RV Resort: Lake City, FL

Lake City RV resort doesn't quite live up to the "resort" part of its name, but it is a very cozy little RV park that…