Airstream: A tradition born in white sands

JACKSON CENTER, Ohio — Difficult times tend to be a catalyst for change.

For me, this pivot point came when I was experiencing a tough time in a relationship back in 2014. My boyfriend at the time and I hit a rough patch, and he skipped town right before the new year. Instead of staying in L.A. and spending my New Year’s Eve in a puddle of self pity, I decided to be proactive. I set out on a road trip to a place I’d been wanting to see for quite some time, White Sands National Monument. Knowing it’d be impossible to convince a friend to spontaneously ditch a New Year’s plan to drive 13 hours to a random place they’d never heard of, I hit the road on my own.

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Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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