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Riverside Introduces Retro SKY Trailer

Peru, Indiana-based Riverside Travel Trailer Inc. has reintroduced one of the most popular floor plans of the late 1970s and early ’80s with its new retro 24SKY model. “This floor plan design was a top seller for years during the late 1970s and early … Continue reading

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The Joys of Retro RVs

In a day where many recreational vehicles can easily cost six-figures and measure 40-feet or more, some people are returning to basics resulting in the retro RV trend gaining momentum. Numerous vintage trailers, Airstreams, and other retro RVs have been featured in … Continue reading

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Vintage Trailers Retrofitted As Mobile Storefronts

Mobile retailers are popping up in trailers across the country. This growing group of entrepreneurs who refuse to toe the traditional retail line have turned their retrofitted vintage trailers into mobile storefronts. The businesses are dedicated to selling everything from … Continue reading

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History of RVing: How RVs Evolved

Today’s recreational vehicles are truly luxury homes on wheels, with options for pretty much every amenity a person could want. But they haven’t always been that way. For almost as long as there have been automobiles, recreational vehicles have been … Continue reading

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Your Little Local Offers Full-Service Parties in Vintage Trailer

As seen here, here, and here, I love vintage and retro trailers, especially when they make us feel like we’ve been transported back to simpler times. My latest finding is Your Little Local, a California-based vintage trailer that travels around the greater Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Bowlus Road Chief: One Year Later

It was last year that I reported on designer John Long’s re-launch of the Bowlus Road Chief—the rare American travel trailer that started it all more than 80 years ago. Now, one year later, Bowlus Road Chief LLC is touting … Continue reading

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Vogel Talks RVing Top 10 Articles of 2013

Time glides with undiscover’d haste The future but a length behind the past. —John Dryden Hello, RVing friends! The year is turning over, and another 12 months of RVing, photography, hiking, and birding has flashed by. The End is almost … Continue reading

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Dub Box: Fun & Creative Retro Campers

Heather Gardella was in need of a change when her friend, Shane Medbery, showed her something on the internet that would soon change their lives. They found a Dub Box trailer in England for sale and fell in love. They flew … Continue reading

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The One-And-Only 1937 Chris Craft Motorhome

Art Himsl owns the only 1937 Chris Craft Motorhome ever made. I didn’t know Chris Craft made motorhomes, and it turns out that they didn’t. They made one-and-only one—this one—and it is owned by Art Himsl. “They started to build … Continue reading

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Happiness on Wheels = Vintage Trailers

It’s easy being a happy camper when you’re enjoying the great outdoors in style—with a funky, vintage travel trailer, complete with retro-style kitchenettes, bathrooms, and sleeping areas. Lambertville, Michigan-based Kelle Arvay, founder of Little Vintage Trailer, a website dedicated to vintage … Continue reading

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