Every autumn it happens: By the time the weather chills, and it occurs to me that I want to escape to a cozy cabin in the woods—it’s too late to book one. This year, I’m vowing not to let that happen. I’m planning now for my fall getaway.
This post may qualify us as truly trailer-obsessed, but there appears to be a never-ending supply of creative campers out here. Meet one of the original trailer park motels and, quite possibly, the ultimate ode to retro kitsch: The Shady Dell in Bisbee, Arizona.
The evolution of the Western trailer is nearly complete. Far from its early days as a humble camping device, it has since been polished into glam teardrop campers and urban quasi-hotels, like the Mobile Love Den (from $60/night), a refurbished trailer in one of San Diego’s coolest neighborhoods.
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