All posts by Outside Interests

Campground Star: Dogwood Campground

Big trees, big views and nice sites made four 5-star Campendium reviews come easy for travelers at this appealing California campground. Dogwood Campground 26898 Rim of the World Hwy. Rimforest, CA 92378 909-382-2790 909-382-2600 Reservations: 877-444-6777 GPS: 34.235, -117.2143 Elevation: 5764 ft. Nightly Rate: $32.50 per night, plus $10 hookup fee Apparently the campground hosts at … Continue reading Campground Star: Dogwood Campground

Dapper Den Airstream Is a (Hair)Cut Above

Naming your Airstream the “Shiney Hiney” does indicate you have a certain style. And the barbers that man their Shiney Hiney mobile grooming salon are all about style. Proprietors (and cousins) Frankie Petrillo and Jess Goins spent long hours discussing how to distinguish their Dapper Den Grooming services from others. Putting them in a creatively … Continue reading Dapper Den Airstream Is a (Hair)Cut Above

Campground Star: Matterhorn Campground

This striking campground, located at nearly 9,500 feet in the beautiful Uncompahgre National Forest of southwest Colorado, received three 5-star Campendium reviews. Matterhorn Campground Hwy 145 Ophir, CO 81426 970-327-4261 970-874-6600 Reservations: 877-444-6777 GPS: 37.8462, -107.8818 Elevation: 9465 ft. Nightly Rate: $22 per night w/$10 electric & sewer fee Panoramic mountain views and proximity to … Continue reading Campground Star: Matterhorn Campground

Nothing Shinier in Carolina Than Alumalina

When Gus Kahn wrote “Carolina in the morning” with its famous lyrics, “Nothing could be finer than to be in Carolina in the mornin’…” in 1922, he had no idea that ninety-five years later an Airstream gathering called Alumalina would take place in those wonderful Blue Ridge mountains—and make those words come true. What began … Continue reading Nothing Shinier in Carolina Than Alumalina

Quick News

The Airstream Atlas Airstream, Inc. has just announced the latest touring coach in their lineup: the Airstream Atlas™. Like the Interstate, the Atlas is built on a Mercedes-Benz chassis and offers “the best of everything,” according to announcements. That’s quite a pronouncement, but there are some credentials: The Class-B motorhome includes a power slide-out room … Continue reading Quick News

Ask Outside Interests!

A reader wrote in about his concerns for his gleaming new Stream: My wife and I bought a 2017 Serenity with dreams of travel, including beach locations. We were more than disappointed to learn, unfortunately after we bought, that sea air and beach life is brutal regarding rust and corrosion to our rig. Right now, … Continue reading Ask Outside Interests!

All It Takes to Catch an Eclipse Is an Airstream Trailer

We can’t get enough eclipse around here, and when an Airstream’s involved, that makes the event all the more shiny. Slooh, “Your Interface to Outer Space,” is an online observatory that lets people log in and view the celestial wonders from their own chairs, no spacesuit required. Slooh is actually several observatories: they started with … Continue reading All It Takes to Catch an Eclipse Is an Airstream Trailer

The Airstream Blackout Rally

The Great American Eclipse of 2017 swept coast to coast across the nation last month, and the Oregon Airstream Club made the most of it. The sold-out “Blackout Rally” was open to members of the Wally Byam Airstream Club, and the Oregon unit hosted 125 Airstream trailers and filled nearly twenty onsite cabins with the … Continue reading The Airstream Blackout Rally