KOA: Totally cool teardrop trailers you gotta see

BILLINGS, Mont. — If you’ve found yourself at a campground recently you’ve probably seen a teardrop trailer. Learn more about this compact RV alternatives and check out some totally cool teardrop trailers.

Truman presides in the oval office, families are welcoming WWII veterans back home and drivers are pumping gas for $.15/gallon. The late 1940s also saw more teardrops traveling along America’s interstates. “Teardrops have been around since the very early ‘30s, but the heydays were from right after WWII through the ‘50s,” says Grant Whipp—founder of the newsletter “Tales & Trails – The Teardrop Times.” Interest in these egg-shaped campers that sold for as little as $500 waned in the ‘60s and ‘70s. But teardrops slowly came back in style starting in the ‘80s and ‘90s.

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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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