We brought our new 2006 F-250 Super Duty truck to Southwest Coaches and picked up our custom-ordered 2007 23′ Airstream Safari Special Edition trailer in January 2007. (See video of similar model)*
We were in our 60s, recently retired and lived in San Diego, where our favorite desert, mountain and beach getaways were all within a two-hour drive. Camping in the comfort and style of an Airstream trailer made sense to us and we bought the largest one that could fit comfortably in our driveway!
This Airstream trailer was a custom order placed through Southwest Coaches, Irvine, California. It included two factory-installed solar panels, two FanTastic Fans, and the full awning package (awnings on all three sides).
The selling point for us is that this trailer has an L-lounge that extends into a large bed and, along with the rear bed, we and our two dogs sleep very comfortably! Next to a huge, 2-door wardrobe is a 5 cu. ft. refrigerator under a built-in microwave. And the many windows brighten the day inside!
The trailer comes with a dinette table that stows away in the nearby credenza.
The galley features a large lobster sink with underneath storage and a pull out pantry.
Storage is also provided above and below the Vanity Sink.
This article is the first in a series of postings that show details of the features of our trailer and truck and why they work so well for two people with two dogs. And why this trailer and truck combo is right at home at the beach or in the mountains and desert.
Gee, ain’t it funny how time just slips away.* (Willie Nelson)
*This is a link to a YouTube video.