Campers & Trailers

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.

Go Exploring With This Tiny Home in Tow
Go Exploring With This Tiny Home in Tow
A Seattle couple pack up their lives, hit the road in a 200-square-foot camper, and launch a tiny home business in Eastern Washington.
 - 10 months ago
How to build a Tiny DIY Trailer on a Budget
How to build a Tiny DIY Trailer on a Budget
A young couple on the move build a small home that will go wherever life takes them.
 - 3 years ago
7 Vintage-Inspired Trailer Parks, Airstreams and All
7 Vintage-Inspired Trailer Parks, Airstreams and All
Summer is coming, and even if you're not a fan of camping or road trips, you can still enjoy the experience of staying in a midcentury-inspired Airstream.
 - a year ago
These 7 Vintage Airstreams Were Transformed Into Modern Escapes
These 7 Vintage Airstreams Were Transformed Into Modern Escapes
Airstream trailers may have emerged in the 1930s and become iconic of the 1950s, but today, owners and designers are revamping classic Airstreams with a contemporary, modern flair.
 - a year ago
This Tiny Trailer Home Lets Its Owners Climb Up the Wall
This Tiny Trailer Home Lets Its Owners Climb Up the Wall
Thanks to a transportable tiny home with a nifty climbing-wall facade, a couple can tap into their love for bouldering, no matter the time or place.
 - 5 months ago
Modern NASA-Inspired Cricket Trailer
Modern NASA-Inspired Cricket Trailer
Part tent, part RV, the NASA-inspired Cricket Trailer is the go-to camper for the modern road tripper.
 - 7 years ago
Get Your Glamp On in This Retro Teardrop Trailer
Get Your Glamp On in This Retro Teardrop Trailer
Keep the elements at bay with these hand-built, fully customizable teardrops from Denver-based manufacturer Timberleaf Trailers.
 - 7 months ago
A Modern Trailer is an Experiment in Small-Space Living
A Modern Trailer is an Experiment in Small-Space Living
In Canada's Yukon Territory, a college instructor builds a lightweight, efficient 97-square-foot mobile dwelling.
 - 4 years ago
Airstream’s First Fiberglass Travel Trailer Is Now Available For Sale
Airstream’s First Fiberglass Travel Trailer Is Now Available For Sale
Weighing just 3,400 pounds, Airstream's Nest makes hitting the road for your next adventure a breeze. Did we mention the price starts at only $45,900?
 - 4 months ago
A Modern Beachside Trailer Home in Malibu
A Modern Beachside Trailer Home in Malibu
Having spent many years pining for her own space at the beach, Sofie Howard—photographer agent and owner of Los Angeles–based Commune Images—finally found it at Paradise Cove...
 - 5 years ago
This Tiny Trailer Home Boasts Soothing Beach Vibes
This Tiny Trailer Home Boasts Soothing Beach Vibes
Inspired by the calming sea, an Oregon–based builder crafts a beach-inspired tiny home trailer and sells it within a month of listing for $72,500.
 - 4 months ago
No Trailer, No Problem—This Cozy Teardrop Is For Rent
No Trailer, No Problem—This Cozy Teardrop Is For Rent
The Bay Area's Camp Weathered allows guests to rent a well-appointed teardrop trailer for the ultimate glamping experience.
 - 7 months ago
A Couple Spend $3K to Turn an Old RV Into a Cozy Home For Five
A Couple Spend $3K to Turn an Old RV Into a Cozy Home For Five
A family of five live comfortably and stylishly in a freshly renovated 180-square-foot camper.
 - 5 months ago
An Airstream and Playroom by the Beach
An Airstream and Playroom by the Beach
A couple in Israel seizes the rare chance to rehab a 1969 Airstream to experiment with indoor-outdoor, space-efficient living.
 - 5 years ago
Hit the Road With This Chic Camper on Sale For $28K
Hit the Road With This Chic Camper on Sale For $28K
For $28,000, you can live out your mobile-living dreams in this surprisingly sleek, retro camper.
 - 5 months ago
Westward, Ho! With Airstream 2 Go
Westward, Ho! With Airstream 2 Go
A new travel venture called Airstream 2 Go pairs the iconic American RV with customized trip itineraries for an unforgettable, mobile vacation rental.
 - 5 years ago
A Unique Airstream Hotel Offers an Exciting Escape From the Everyday
A Unique Airstream Hotel Offers an Exciting Escape From the Everyday
A boutique hotel delivers stylish glamping to a California valley town with 11 decorated Airstreams.
 - 6 months ago
Bodega Bay or Bust: Taking the Airstream Globetrotter to Northern California’s Coastal Gem
Bodega Bay or Bust: Taking the Airstream Globetrotter to Northern California’s Coastal Gem
The Dwell team zips up the Pacific Coast to spend the night in an European-inspired Airstream, explore a rugged nature preserve, and soak in epic views.
 - 4 months ago
Airstream Dream Team: These Women Travel the Country, Turning Retro RVs Into Homes
Airstream Dream Team: These Women Travel the Country, Turning Retro RVs Into Homes
These women left their full-time jobs to remodel Airstreams. Their first client project is a 1976 Sovereign.
 - 10 months ago
Live the Airstream Life Vicariously With a New Book That Celebrates the Timeless Trailers
Live the Airstream Life Vicariously With a New Book That Celebrates the Timeless Trailers
With its distinctive silver, bullet-shaped profile, the Airstream has been an integral part of the American recreational landscape for more than 85 years.
 - a year ago
At AutoCamp, Sleep in a Slice of Americana for $225 a Night
At AutoCamp, Sleep in a Slice of Americana for $225 a Night
Nestled in the Russian River Valley, AutoCamp’s custom Airstream trailers and midcentury pavilion provide a boutique camping experience that holds widespread appeal.
 - 2 years ago
10 Tiny Trailers to Take on an Adventure
10 Tiny Trailers to Take on an Adventure
Though the craze for vans and airstreams has officially spread like a wildfire, it's nothing new for Dwell—as we've always been fans of small, mobile, and functional shelters.
 - a year ago
Trailer Flash
Trailer Flash
Most folks who kit out a vintage Airstream intend to take it on the road, but Burton Baldridge’s design—a hip new green room for one of the most respected music venues in Austin,...
 - 6 years ago
Hide and Sleep
Hide and Sleep
With the classic Murphy bed as muse, Japanese architect Toshihiko Suzuki transformed a standard Airstream into a versatile small wonder.
 - 8 years ago
9 Adventure Seekers Who Celebrate Small Space Living Through the Van Life
9 Adventure Seekers Who Celebrate Small Space Living Through the Van Life
The so-called "van life" is not for everybody, but it's clearly struck a chord with a large group of adventure seekers who crave a life on the road that's free of unnecessary...
 - a year ago
10 Cool Trailers and Campervans You Can Rent For Your Next Adventure
10 Cool Trailers and Campervans You Can Rent For Your Next Adventure
Few things capture the spirit of intrepid road-tripping and outdoor adventuring better than trailers and campervans.
 - 6 months ago
A Bold Airstream Hotel Tops a Melbourne Parking Garage
A Bold Airstream Hotel Tops a Melbourne Parking Garage
Six renovated Airstream trailers offer rooftop views at this boutique hotel over Flinders Lane.
 - 7 months ago
The Airstream Life
The Airstream Life
First came the idea. Then came the late nights of Craigslist searching.
 - 9 years ago