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Checklist for New Airstream Pickup

We recently purchased a 2016 International, and did a lot of online research to find out all the things we need to look for on our final walkthrough at the dealership. Many of the items we read about didn’t apply...

ford truck pulling airstream

First camping trip with our new Airstream

We picked up our Airstream on Saturday and are on Day 2 of Practice Trip #1! It has been very educational. When we picked up the trailer we did one last walkthrough and checkout with the service department, and a...

2016 international serenity 27FB

We finally picked our Airstream

After weeks and weeks of research, questions, pro/con lists, and hours spent sitting in a trailerĀ of one floorplan, then the other, then puttering around the kitchen of one, then the other… we made a decision. We chose a 2016 27FB...

Towing acronyms defined: weights and ratings

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR): The total allowable weight for the vehicle, including occupants, fluids, options, hitch hardware, cargo and trailer-hitch weight. Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR): The total allowable weight of the tow vehicle, the trailer, the cargo in...

Where we started…

J and I love to travel. We’ve been all over the world on one- or two-week vacations, but our dream for many years has been to take a camper across the US for a few months and see more of...