Category: Lifestyle

Bend Classic Vintage Trailer Rally

“We love the Shastas and all the canned hams, but there is a lot of shiny aluminum here this year,” said Dal Smilie, Tin Can Tourists member and host of the Bend Classic Vintage Trailer Rally held this month. Among the many mid-century trailer models were Airstreams, Silver Streaks, Boles Aeros, and a smashing renovated … Continue reading Bend Classic Vintage Trailer Rally

Boondocking Basics

Boondocking—dry camping with limited amenities—“does not mean doing without,” says experienced Airstreamer Jay Thompson. “It means adjusting the way we do things to extend and enjoy our stay.” There are two main ways to dry camp: in a natural area, and “blacktop boondocking” in an urban setting. Thompson offers the following tips for boondocking anywhere. … Continue reading Boondocking Basics

Trailer-made Fitness

You’re on vacation but want to stay fit—or maybe you’re a fulltime Airstreamer on the go without a gym membership. Try this 10-minute, 10-exercise, total body workout; it’s elegantly simple, and has zero impact on your rig’s weight and storage. The secret ingredient? An inexpensive, no-weight resistance band—perfect for travel, and so versatile, “you can … Continue reading Trailer-made Fitness