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Vintage RVs: Canned Hams, Shiny Hineys & Tin Cans

Vintage trailers continue their popularity among today’s RVers. There is a certain charm and nostalgia with vintage trailers that you can’t find with new recreational vehicles. Nostalgia is tops on the list of reasons folks are attracted to vintage trailers. … Continue reading

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Shasta Reintroduces 1961 Airflyte

Shasta RV  will take customers back in time with the introduction of the 1961-style Airflyte at this year’s Elkhart Open House September 16. The travel trailer, which has been updated to comply with current RV Industry Association (RVIA) codes, and … Continue reading

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1939 Charles Lindbergh Travel Trailer Up for Auction

Have you considered a vintage trailer? Is the iconic Airstream a bit too passé for your tastes? You are in luck! The 1939 Charles Lindbergh Travel Trailer is up for auction. You may never fly solo across the Atlantic, but … 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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Gypset & RV Lifestyle

I have to admit that when first encountering the term, “gypset lifestyle,” my mind when into a tailspin. Was this a counter culture term for mobile living, akin to the RV lifestyle? I may not be the most hip person … 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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When is a Spartan Manor an Airstream?

When is a Spartan Manor an Airstream? For those knowledgeable of the history of the RV Industry and familiar with vintage trailers the short answer is never. Now thanks to confusion over at the Champagne House―Veuve Clicquot―or overly indulging the … 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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RV Capital of the World

Elkhart County is considered the Recreational Vehicle Capital of the World. Over 80 percent of the nation’s recreational vehicles are manufactured in Elkhart County. You’ll find everything RV here from manufacturing, service, repairs, parts, and accessories to dealers, campgrounds, and … Continue reading

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