All posts by Tom Bentley

Airstream Karaoke

Some things are acknowledged classics: the ’59 Caddy, the gin martini, the Airstream trailer. Some other things, which might have started out on the cheesy side—say, Saturday Night Fever—have edged over toward the classic, by virtue of nostalgia and time. You might think the same of karaoke: once an eye-roller, and now a kind of … Continue reading Airstream Karaoke

The Beerstream

Meet the Beerstream… …a 1967 Airstream Overlander Land Yacht converted into a mobile beer and cocktail bar. Last year wedding photographer Ely Roberts and his wife Abby (a labor and delivery nurse) relocated from San Luis Obispo, California to Bend, Oregon, where their new home offers two things they enjoy: outdoor recreation, and good beer. … Continue reading The Beerstream

Quick News

Lazydays launches new RV rentals site Lazydays, the world’s largest RV dealership, has just unveiled a new and improved RV Rentals website. “Among the many benefits of the revamped site are expanded content, immersive imagery, simplified browsing and searching, and an optimized mobile experience,” stated John Lebbad, Lazydays Chief Marketing Officer. Lazydays RV rentals—available in … Continue reading Quick News

Magnolia Pearl

John Gray and Robin Brown customized every inch of their 1972 24-foot Airstream Safari. Basic restoration work included new tires, an axle with 5000# rating, new plumbing, new insulation, and new electrical wiring—but all of that was merely a base for an elaborate Victorian-themed interior designed specifically for their business, Magnolia Pearl, Robin Brown’s unique … Continue reading Magnolia Pearl

Camp for free!

Get out of your KOA rut and try some new ways to camp while saving money. Free (usually dry) camping options include courtesy parking, boondocking, and one-night “blacktop camping”. Courtesy parking Simply put, courtesy parking means docking your Airstream outside someone’s home for the night, or longer. Your host can be a friend, a family … Continue reading Camp for free!

Airstream Edition Pedego eBike

Airstream Inc. is “extending the adventure” to include bike paths! The factory just partnered with California-based Pedego® Electric Bikes to produce the new Pedego Airstream Electric Bike—available in brushed aluminum to match your Airstream style. Pedego bikes (mentioned recently in Outside Interests) “provide a fun travel experience without sacrificing comfort,” states a press release from … Continue reading Airstream Edition Pedego eBike

Campground Star: McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

Have you visited Chicago in the summer? It’s hot, and we’re not just talking about the weather. Festivals and events crowd the streets and parks—and there’s a dry camping opportunity in the heart of the city. A Campendium reviewer tells you where! McCormick Place Lot B 3050 South Moe Drive
, Chicago, IL 60616 312-808-3125 GPS: … Continue reading Campground Star: McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

Quick News

Alumapalooza is a wrap! Alumapalooza 8 has just concluded on the grounds of the Airstream factory in Jackson Center, Ohio. The week-long party at the Mothership featured fun activities every day (yoga, bike rides, happy hours, Plein air painting, the always-awesome Aluminum Gong Show, water balloon baseball, fabulous food) and the educational seminars benefitted every … Continue reading Quick News