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Airstream News: The Great American Road Trip Remains Intact

Travel News — By spencerspellman on March 1, 2011 at 1:52 pm

No longer just popular among college students and retirees, the RV road trip we believe is set for a big comeback with the introduction of the 2011 Eddie Bauer Airstream. While more popular with all age groups in countries like Australia, RVing hasn’t quite caught on with younger travelers in America. However, with this partnership of two legendary brands, we’re hoping for a resurgence of the great American RV road trip.

This has the making of the perfect marriage, with Airstream, as one of the top RV manufacturers, and Eddie Bauer, as one of the top outdoor apparel and lifestyle brands. As Camping Life reported back in December, this brings together two of the most iconic brands. Looking at photos of the new Eddie Bauer Airstream, they had the young traveler in mind.

Since Eddie Bauer is one of the most recognized outdoor and outerwear brands, it’s only appropriate that the design of this new RV would be geared toward the outdoor traveler. Easily the coolest part of the Airstream is the backdoor hatch, which is rare among RVs. Instead of hauling your surfboards or kayaks on the top of your SUV, you can now much more easily put them in the back of the airstream. The 25′ trailer comes equipped with more contemporary decor than you may be used to with Airstream. Included for the queen-sized bed is an Eddie Bauer Goose Down Duvet, pillows, and throw. They’ve also thrown in a couple day packs. While we’d love in the future to see an RV that doubles as a boat, this is certainly a great start by Eddie Bauer and Airstream.

[Photo courtesy of Peter Galvin]

Tags: airstream, eddie bauer, eddie bauer airstream, road trip

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