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From renovated, vintage Airstreams to teardrop trailers, these modern vehicles bring good design to the road. Find inspiration for your own tiny home on wheels, learn from budget breakdowns, and glean practical DIY advice here.
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A 1980s School Bus Becomes a Tiny Home With Scandinavian Vibes for a Family of Five
Graphic designer Matthew Welsh Weinberger took inspiration from Scandinavian design to craft an unconventional family home on wheels.
This Svelte, Expandable Camper Packs All the Perks of a Tiny Home
Dutch company Haaks just rolled out its most compact camper to date—but the slight footprint doesn’t skimp.
Before & After: A 1974 Airstream Renovation Radiates Modern Mountain Cabin Vibes
In just four months, Colorado Caravan transforms a 1974 Airstream Overlander into an airy “home away from home” for a family of five.
An Adventurer and Her Pets Find Solace in a Renovated 1973 Airstream Tradewind
The pet-friendly space includes a cook’s kitchen, a spa-like bath, and even an outdoor deck.
Living Vehicle Unveils 3 New Solar-Powered Trailers for Going Off-Grid in Luxury
With the motto “luxury unplugged,” Living Vehicle debuts three new solar-powered trailers that provide freedom from the grid.
A Canadian Couple Revitalize a 1970s Airstream Using Salvaged Materials
Hanson Land & Sea use local, reclaimed materials to transform a vintage Airstream into a family escape.
How Van-Lifers Are Adapting During the Coronavirus Pandemic
When home is the open road, it’s tricky to navigate where and how to shelter in place.
A Brand-New French Caravan Company Just Released Two Dreamy Campers
The pint-sized Carapate and Carriole trailers bring big design to small-space living.
5 Camper, Trailer, and Bus Conversions for Less Than $30K
A tight budget, a bunch of elbow grease, and a whole lot of love transform these campers, trailers, and buses into incredible homes on wheels.
Two Carpenters Turn a 1976 GMC Motorhome Into a Woodsy Wonder on Wheels
A Tennessee couple use their woodworking skills to bring a dated motorhome back to life.
A Beautifully Retrofitted 1969 Airstream Strikes a Chord With a Nashville Musician
The designers embraced the trailer’s heyday by outfitting it with vintage furniture and decor.
This New Camper Van Service Is Like Airbnb for #VanLifers
Texino can overhaul your van for life on the road—and they’ll help you rent it out when you aren’t using it.
A ’71 Airstream Overland International Gets a Gleaming Top-to-Bottom Overhaul
Idaho-based Traverse Design + Build gave the 27-foot trailer new life with a contemporary retrofit.
The New Polydrops 2020 Camper Is the Perfect Companion to Tesla’s Cybertruck
The futuristic teardrop trailer is back—and it’s better than ever before.
The New Happier Camper Might Make You Want to Give Up Your Apartment
With two dedicated living spaces, a modular interior, a bathroom, and a kitchenette, Happier Camper’s 2020 Traveler is ready for life on the open road.
A 1973 Airstream Gets an Organic Remodel Inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright
Inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright’s philosophy of organic architecture, this vintage airstream has a pared-down interior filled with natural materials.
This New Camper Triples in Size With the Push of a Button
Like magic, the new BeauEr 3X travel trailer expands to three times its size in less than 60 seconds.
Dwell’s Top 10 Campers and Trailers of 2019
The allure of
needs no explanation—take one look at these incredible campers and trailers, and you’ll be tempted to hit the road.
An Adventurous Florida Couple Revitalize a 1970s Airstream for Just $15K
A 1970s camper gets a DIY gut renovation that smartly maximizes its 200 square feet of living space.
The #Vanlifers Behind These Must-Follow Instagram Accounts Are Living the Dream
Their souped-up vehicles and dreamy destinations will inspire you to hit the...
10 Vintage Airstreams You Can Rent Right Now
Now you can enjoy all the perks of shacking up in a vintage Airstream—without the hassle of purchasing one, fixing it up, and finding a place to park it.
This Family of Four Travels Australia in a Boho-Chic 1984 Nissan Civilian
An adventurous couple convert an old church van into a cozy 120-square-foot home on wheels.
Pro Van Converters Share Their Design Approach—and #Vanlife Tips for DIYers
Nomadic duo CarpenterIngram launched their van conversion business after falling in love with life on the road.
This Yacht-Inspired Trailer Puts a New Spin on the Highway Cruiser for $225K
With a fresh, new interior look that borrows its form and fine details from yachts, Bowlus Road Chief's Wave trailer allows you to cruise down the highway in style.
Family Heirloom: A Musician Makes His Home in a Restored 1968 Airstream Land Yacht
Musician and designer August Hausman transforms his dad’s old trailer into a cozy minimalist space that goes big on the details.
Vans, Trailers, Campers, Oh My! Here’s All You Need to Know About #Vanlife
Van life is not just for ski bums and hippies. And these days the recreational vehicle industry is more than massive motor coaches.
Living Vehicle Launches New 2020 Luxury Trailer With Off-Grid Living in Mind
The company’s founders give us the scoop on the new 2020 model, which they completely redesigned from the ground up.
Before & After: A 1966 Airstream Gets Road-Ready For a Single Mom and Her Son
Colorado Caravan reconfigures a 1966 Airstream Safari to hold two beds and a dining bench without feeling cramped.
Artist Jay Nelson Turns Cars, Trucks, and Boats Into Adventure-Seeking Dream Machines
Inspired by the call of the open road, San Francisco–based artist Jay Nelson crafts curvaceous campers from reclaimed materials.
AutoCamp’s Epic New Location Brings Upscale Airstream Lodging to Yosemite National Park
We visit AutoCamp’s latest and greatest outpost in Yosemite, where Anacapa Architecture and Geremia Design have joined forces for an Airstream campground that’s both rugged and...