8/18/14
 
 

The Airstream's Comeback

 

NPR tells us something that we all sort of already knew. Airstream trailers are cool again. Vintage ones definitely have that old school Americana appeal, but the company is still manufacturing new trailers out of Jackson Center, Ohio. And while you can pay upwards of $100,000 for a new one, the silver bullet's production is at its highest level since the 1970s, and travel trailer sales this year alone are up 33 percent. And here's an interesting fact: "Almost 70 percent of all Airstreams ever built are still on the road today."

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Airstream 2 Go rents current-model Airstream trailers, and they each come with their own GMC Yukon Denali for towing. Fully furnished for adventures of varying degrees of "roughing it," the trailers have been outfitted with a flat-screen TV and iPod docks, high-thread-count linens—even a bathroom with shower.

280

The approximate number of hands-on hours required to build the average Airstream.

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8/18/14
 
 

The Airstream's Comeback

 

NPR tells us something that we all sort of already knew. Airstream trailers are cool again. Vintage ones definitely have that old school Americana appeal, but the company is still manufacturing new trailers out of Jackson Center, Ohio. And while you can pay upwards of $100,000 for a new one, the silver bullet's production is at its highest level since the 1970s, and travel trailer sales this year alone are up 33 percent. And here's an interesting fact: "Almost 70 percent of all Airstreams ever built are still on the road today."

Read more ›
 
 

Rent
One

Airstream 2 Go rents current-model Airstream trailers, and they each come with their own GMC Yukon Denali for towing. Fully furnished for adventures of varying degrees of "roughing it," the trailers have been outfitted with a flat-screen TV and iPod docks, high-thread-count linens—even a bathroom with shower.

280

The approximate number of hands-on hours required to build the average Airstream.

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