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RV industry gets boost from Baby Boomers

(Nov. 30, 2016) -- "It really paints a great picture for the future. This industry is a great bellwether for the economy as a whole," Airstream Chief Executive Officer Bob Wheeler said on Fox Business' "Mornings With Maria" on Tuesday. Historically, when RV sales are up in the U.S., so is the economy. Read More »

OK: Stash, Rent My Airstream collect gifts for children

(Nov. 21, 2016) -- Rent My Airstreams and STASH are teaming up with Center for Children & Families to support the Holiday Wishes program. An airstream will be parked in front of STASH on Nov. 25 ready to be filled with toys and gift cards $25 and under, as well as winter gear for all ages. Read More »

Article reveals Airstream’s humble beginning

(Nov. 18, 2016) -- After reading a do-it yourself magazine article on plans for constructing a travel trailer, Byam set out to create his own model. Owning a magazine, Byam used it to publish his own article describing how to build an improved trailer for less than $100. Read More »

Airstream plans new $3.5 million expansion

(Nov. 16, 2016) -- The Jackson Center manufacturer behind the iconic Airstream trailer is planning to add 50,000-square-feet to an existing building to build a larger and more advanced R&D facility. and add some manufacturing space. The current R&D space has been replaced by manufacturing operations. Read More »

Electrified trailer glamps off grid, charges cars

(Nov. 11, 2016) -- The new Lithium+ limited edition steps the modern Road Chief's high-tech design up a couple notches, serving as a beautiful example of vintage styling teaming with modern technology. Its suite of off-grid features includes a solar-backed electrical system that's potent enough to run an 8,000 BTU air conditioner and keep the sockets fired up for a week between hookups. Read More »

Calif.: AutoCamp in Guerneville

(Nov. 1, 2016) — Glamp-ground or fancy trailer park? AutoCamp Russian River is both, The San Francisco Chronicle reported. Opened in August in Guerneville, it’s an offshoot of the vintage Airstream trailer camp in Santa Barbara. Read More »

Airstream campers converge on Gaines campground

(Oct. 20, 2016) -- One particular adventure, known as their Annual Installation Rally, brought the group to Kenshire Campground in Gaines, Pa., on Oct. 7-9. The location was chosen by Potter County native and 2013 WDCI president, Linda Bell. Read More »

Airstream’s love for aluminum

(Oct. 5, 2016) -- Airstream encourages its employees each year to take one of the shiny, aerodynamic trailers on the road for a camping trip that lets them experience the product as the end customer does. Read More »

Sleep at San Francisco’s Airstream hotel

(Oct. 4, 2016) -- With Airstreams enjoying a renaissance in recent years, faux hotels comprising dozens of the vintage caravans have become one of the hospitality industry’s most prominent fads. And thus, we bring you AutoCamp, a recently opened getaway spot in the San Francisco Bay Area that allows you to try out mobile living without actually committing to life on the road. Read More »

Enjoy Venice in an Airstream trailer

(Sept. 26, 2016) — But appealing to my love for all things Americana, automotive and designer, the arrival of Italy’s first Airstream park was something I just couldn’t ignore, a writer for The Sun reported. Read More »

Airstream trailer to house coffee shop in Ohio

(Sept. 26, 2016) -- A new coffee shop, Mom N’ Nem, is slated to open at 3132 Colerain Ave. near Camp Washington Chili in early 2017. The shop will be inside of a 1969 31-foot Land Yacht Airstream trailer, and will have an adjoining coffee garden where patrons can enjoy a fresh espresso beverage and relax. Read More »

Airstream’s 85th anniversary

(Sept. 13, 2016) -- There is no shortage of books about Airstream trailers, but Patrick Foster's book "Airstream: America's World Traveler" may be the definitive tome about Byam and the history of his wanderings. Published by Motorbooks (an imprint of Quarto Publishing Group USA), the hefty hardback of 192 pages has 158 color photos and 114 black-and-white images. Read More »

Airstream Club hosting camping rally

(Sept. 12, 2016) -- The Sierra Nevada Unit of the WBCCI Airstream Owners Club will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a rally at the Lassen RV Resort from noon on Sept. 22, to noon on Sept. 25. Read More »