Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 07-29-2014, 04:21 PM   #1
New Member
Boxford , Massachusetts
Join Date: Jul 2014
Posts: 1
New Dreamer

We have been bit by the bug. We have been completely inspired to say the least by some great bloggers out there. We are looking to buy a 30' in the next year or so. Our plan is to use it for long vacations and work toward a longer term goal of hitting the road full time with the kids.

We are currently stuck on one decision though. We cannot decide if we would be better off with a Queen and Bunk setup or just he bunks and lounge at the other end.

I would love to have the dining with panoramic views but having a dedicated sleeping space for us parents would be nice. I would appreciate any input on that

IMDeus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-29-2014, 06:16 PM   #2
4 Rivet Member
DeltaRon's Avatar
2018 33' Classic
Cumming , Georgia
Join Date: Jul 2014
Posts: 349
Get the queen and put the kids in a tent outside. LOL

Sent from my iPad using Airstream Forums

DeltaRon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-29-2014, 07:16 PM   #3
Rivet Master
JimGolden's Avatar
Vintage Kin Owner
1977 31' Excella 500
Berkeley Springs , West Virginia
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 1,624
Images: 7
Dedicated Bedroom = Good

Welcome aboard Matey's! Aren't these Silver Twinkies fun!!!

You know what they say about opinions....but here's mine: It's awful nice having a dedicated bedroom just for me (and maybe wifey and the dog). Our first trailer was a '77 Excella 500. Beautiful rig, but ours' was a mid bedroom and had this couch thing that you had to fold out into a bed every night. I didn't care for that one bit!

Traded that trailer for a 34' Avion (don't throw rocks...they are very similar) that had a mid bath and a bedroom in the back. It had twin beds in the back, but built a platform across the aisle and turned it into a rear king. Put a Simmons Beauty Rest Plush Firm back there and now I sleep like a King

Out front, it had the gauch (fold out couch) that went across the front. I took that out and stored in my office. I built a custom bunk bed where the lower bunk has an angled back rest like a couch, and the top bunk is just flat. Works great! We use the bottom bunk as a couch during the day, but my son sleeps there at night and my daughter takes the top.

We do have the mid dinette, which maybe isn't as nice as a front dinette with wrap arounds, but it works pretty well.

Anyway, I sure like having a real bedroom to myself.

You may want to check out the Airstream 30' Bunkhouse. If I were to buy a newer one, that is one I'd look hard at. I think they only made them for a few years, and some guys on here have them and really like them. They are a nice model.

Had my 34 up your way last summer. Went to Maine, then stopped to see a buddy in NH at his lake house, then onto his permanent house in Lincoln, Mass. Got some great chowder there!

Best of luck!
- Jim
JimGolden is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Full-time dreamer! slo-an Member Introductions 8 06-10-2011 09:24 AM
Dallas, TX newbie, Silver Streak dreamer Albatrill Member Introductions 1 03-27-2010 03:28 PM
New time streamer, long time dreamer Wilburstream Member Introductions 25 01-12-2009 08:32 PM
Minnesota dreamer dale662 Member Introductions 8 08-28-2007 08:18 AM
New Dreamer... stef.air Member Introductions 1 04-02-2006 01:22 PM

Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Airstream, Inc. or any of its affiliates. Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:53 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.