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Are Airstreams Worth the Price?

Admittedly, as an Airstream owner, I'm biased on the topic. I love my Airstream. So, for me, It absolutely is worth what I paid for…

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…

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…

Picking a Tow Vehicle for an Airstream Trailer

When we decided to hit the road, Trail knew she wanted an Airstream. What we weren't so sure about was what vehicle should we tow…

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…

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 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…

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…

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…

We Locked Ourselves in Our Airstream

Every RV has its own "special qualities" that you get to know better and better as you travel with it. Everyone can imagine that an…

Slow Motion: Lingering in Southern California

Since Christmas we've been moored at my long time friend Tom's home in beautiful southern California. Tom is a kind soul and invited us to…

Shiny Bubbles: Insulating your trailer with radiant barriers

Trailers are more exposed to the elements than a traditional home. When it rains, you hear every drop. When it blows, you feel every gust.…

Airstream Repairs

“Les Petit Soucis” which I think means “The Small Problems.” Hitch and I decided to stay through Thanksgiving for a few main reasons:  One, to…

Hitch vs Hitch: The Fountain of the Foul

When we bought our Airstream we were given a lengthy introductory tour by a member of the service department, himself a longtime Airstream owner and…

Trail and Hitch vs The Immovable Implement

[caption id="attachment_263" align="alignright" width="200"] Atwood 3000 Power Jack[/caption] On a blustery Autumn morning, Trail (Anne) and I found ourselves once again with full sewage tanks…

New Home Acquired: Airstream International

On October 19th we took possession of our new home, a 2016 30' Airstream International Edition Serenity with Oyster Trim. We are calling it The…

Silvery Desires

Trailer: 2016 Airstream International Serenity 27FB Starting Cost: $93,833 URL: http://www.airstream.com/travel-trailers/international/serenity/ Pros: Durable, Low center of gravity, overall quality construction, even weight distribution, lovely interior…