Airstream International: Difference between the Signature and Serenity

Airstream International SerenityorsignatureBoth the Airstream International Signature and Serenity Series offer travelers the unique shape, design and construction that make these aluminum clad travel trailers one of the most well known in the industry. Yet each of these beautiful models provides owners with a sense of luxuriousness and style that are exclusive to the individual series.

Although both the Signature and the Serenity Series have many things in common, one of the most significant differences is in their unique interior styling. View full post…

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Why Airstream’s Silver Bullet is an American Icon

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Seeing the classic silver bullet Airstream travel trailer evokes a multitude of emotions and ideas in Americans. The functionality, unique design and continued representation in Hollywood movies, contribute to the trailer’s mystique and ensure its’ place in American pop culture.

Humble Beginnings

The qualities of the Airstream trailers reflect the determination and eccentricities of Airstream founder Wally Byam. Mr. Byam began his landmark journey into trailer manufacturing in 1929 by building a platform on a Model T chassis, towing it to a campsite and setting up a tent on the chassis.

Wally’s offbeat style sparked a minion of blue beret-wearing campers that loved their Airstreams. Wally even led expeditions of beret donning campers that ventured from the Cape of South Africa through Europe, as explained in a 1959 edition of The Evening Independent.

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Airstream in the Movies: On Screen and Behind the Scenes

MOVIESAIRSTREAMAirstreams have long been featured in the movies and on television shows and their unique aluminum presence is also a common choice for actors on the set as a private dressing room. What is it about the “silver bullet” that makes it a first choice for directors and actors? Character, class and confidence in the quality of the Airstream trailer.

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An American Icon in the Heartland: The Airstream and Jackson Center, Ohio

 

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How does a tiny village of only 1.26 square miles make an indelible mark on American culture? It was a snap for Jackson Center, Ohio. Thousands of tourists flock to Jackson Center each year to visit the home of the iconic Airstream recreational vehicle.

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