more about: Airstream trailers

A Slice of Trailer Park Americana

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.

Airstream Motel With Rock ‘n’ Roll Cred

When Kate Pierson of the B-52s opened a west coast outpost of her popular New York country motel, she knew the fastest way into our Western hearts was to tap our mania for all things Airstream.

San Diego’s Hipster Trailer Park

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.

Utah’s Airstream hotel

Airstreams and Hollywood: Two things that perfectly capture the Western spirit. Adventure on the road in wildly beautiful landscapes, and the imagination and glamour of the big screen. Southern Utah’s Shooting Star Drive-In is a brilliant mash-up of both. The eight Airstreams have added cool-factor decked out like on-set movie star trailers (I’d pick Sugar’s Shack ($159/night) in honor of Marilyn Monroe’s […]