Airstream International Serenity, part 4 -- Smooth towing, snap to park
The Airstream's lightweight aerodynamic construction results in "easier towing than a traditional box trailer," reports Oregon RVer Carl Tipton, "whether I'm traveling up or down mountains, or maneuvering through a campground." Airstream has designed a number of smal
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Airstream International Serenity, part 3 -- Panoramic windows = sweeping views
When parked, the Airstream International Serenity's panoramic windows allow for sweeping scenic views, bringing the surrounding beauty inside. "The light is the first thing I notice when I step into my rig," says owner Carl Tipton. "Light just pours in through the wi
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Airstream International Serenity, part 2 -- 'Top of the line' and made in America
While contemporary Airstreams might not stand up to the riggers of founder Wally Byam's 18,000-mile overland trek from 'Cape Town to Cairo' in 1959, the legendary semi-monocoque aluminum trailers are still known for their handcrafted quality construction. "Airstream
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Airstream International Serenity, part 1 -- Sleek
The most recognized Recreation Vehicle on the road today is the iconic streamlined, aerodynamic aluminum Airstream. With its unique metallic exterior, Airstream has been called the Silver Bullet, Toaster-on-Wheels, and the Rolls-Royce of travel trailers. "I call this
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A romance with 'Little Big Trailers'
Kristopher Bunker profiles ten nifty small tow-behind recreation vehicles on CampingLife.com. Sometimes, a smaller, easy-to-maneuver trailer is all that’s needed to enjoy your favorite outdoor recreation, writes Bunker. "We've selected a number of outside-the-bo
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'Flippin' RVs' buffs out a classic '62 Airstream Bambi, more
The 'Flippin' RVs' program airs on Great American Country (GAC) channel. In one episode, Anna and Justin Scribner from Flyte Camp Vintage Trailer Restorations updated a tiny 1962 Airstream Bambi into an awesome living space for traveling. Tune in on Wednesdays, a
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Tim Shephard's 'Restoring a Dream' Part 3 -- The Four Steps
The four steps of restoring a vintage RV are: "Choosing, Inspecting, Recovering, Restoring," according to Tim Shephard, author of the how-to/memoir "Restoring a Dream: My Journey Restoring a Vintage Airstream"  and creator of the highly-rated The Vintage Airstream
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Tim Shephard's 'Restoring a Dream' Part 2 -- Deciding to buy a vintage Airstream
In 2001 Tim Shephard, author of "Restoring a Dream: My Journey Restoring a Vintage Airstream" and his wife, Debra, decided to purchase and restore a 23-foot 1971 Safari Airstream. They did not want to spend a lot of money buying a new trailer because they were not s
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Tim Shephard's 'Restoring a Dream' Part 1 -- Owing an Airstream can change your life
"Owning an Airstream can change your life," according to Tim Shephard, creator and host of the highly-rated The Vintage Airstream Podcast and author of the how-to/memoir "Restoring a Dream: My Journey Restoring a Vintage Airstream" "It adopts you into a family of f
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Take a peek at HGTV's 'RV 2014' picture tour
Get a sneak look at the coolest, most high-tech RVs in America with HGTV's RV 2014 picture tour. Click through 25 photographs of the latest in amazing recreation vehicles ... including a 43-feet Dutchmen Voltage 5th wheel toy hauler complete with patio (above) ... t
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