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Winter trip brainstorming, Part III

We finish our sun-seeking brainstorming exercise here, after discussing Coastal South Carolina and Georgia in Part I, and the beaches of Northern Florida and the Panhandle in Part II. Spoiler alert! Option 3 is the winner! Option 3: Go all the...

dog sleeping on beach

Winter trip brainstorming, part II

We’re brainstorming a winter Airstream trip from VA to somewhere warmer. In Part I, we looked at Coastal SC and GA. Part II is all about Florida beaches. This is Vader, Bugsy’s predecessor. He LOVED the beach, and would chase...

mount rushmore and running shoes

RV gadgets and gizmos we love

Tis the season for buying useless crap for friends and family. If you’re shopping for anyone who enjoys hiking and/or RVing, here are some items we’ve found particularly useful or enjoyable during our travels! Disclaimer: some of these are affiliate...

lockn bike

Airstreaming at Lockn’ Music Festival

Does this belong on AirstreamDog? Because our Airstream Dog didn’t accompany us–the first trip we’ve done in the Airstream without Bugsy. We spent four nights camping in an enormous field of RVs, down the road from an even bigger tent...

airstream on the beach

The Big Trip: Retrospective

A few lessons learned: Be flexible with route planning. Don’t plan more than a couple stops at a time, if possible. (High season may require more advance planning, when prime campgrounds fill up!) Early or late in the prime tourist...

welcome to virginia airstream

We’re home. Now what?

We made it home to Virginia with mixed feelings: we were disappointed our big adventure had finished (for now), but we were happy to get back to our friends and our relatively incredibly spacious non-wheeled home. We have a couple Airstream trips...

packing the airstream

Outfitting Our Airstream

Over the last couple months we’ve taken three practice trips for two primary reasons: first, to learn how to work all the trailer gadgets and gizmos; and second, to figure out all the things we’ll want to bring onboard with us for...