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Classic travel trailers – is refurbishing or rebuilding one right for you?

For the past 11 years, my spouse and I, having aged gracefully out of the tent and car-camping expeditions of our youth and middle age, have traveled extensively in the US and Canada in two small teardrop camp trailers. We have had great fun in those tiny campers (both reproduction models of a late 1940’s […]

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Teardrop travel trailers gather on California coast (Teardrops, Part 3)

Last weekend, a dozen teardrop trailer owners gathered on the California coast just above Jenner and Ft. Ross, at Ocean Cove campground.  This gathering is an annual affair, the second weekend in October – here are pictures from the last few years. Each year, a number of quality trailers, including several with full galleys in […]

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Travels with a teardrop, other tiny trailers, Part II

Possibly the nicest teardrop we have seen, built by Dan Hazard out of Manteca; 5′ wide, 10′ long, with an expanded, luxury rear galley, microwave, air conditioning, generator – very elaborate! Our new 58 Serro Scotty Junior teardrop, with builder Tom Scott, a West Virginia shop teacher. We have towed this little trailer across the […]

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Tiny trailers make for cozy western travels!

Our first teardrop camper was a Kit Kamper, built from a kit in 2004; we towed it with a Nissan 300 ZX. A modern Casita trailer offers the latest amenities, but maintains low weight and strearm-lined shape for easy towing with smaller vehicles. Vintage VW Westfalias can still be found, perfect for camping for two […]

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