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Old 08-10-2010, 12:32 PM   #1
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Angry Where is everyone???????

We have just finished a 3695 mile trip from Richmond, TX to Warren, Ohio to Kansas and back home.

We traveled Interstates
, US highways, state and county roads.

We traveled for 24 days....

and saw ONLY THREE fellow Airstreamers on the road.


Yes, it was hot on the road, but it is summertime.
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Old 08-10-2010, 12:51 PM   #2
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We logged 5990 miles round trip from MD to MT and back. I would say we saw six or seven Airstreams the entire trip.
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Old 08-10-2010, 12:56 PM   #3
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I saw one headed south going out of Altus...started to go follow them (like a groupie) and instead went on about my business.
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Old 08-10-2010, 01:09 PM   #4
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Just did 3 weeks from NM to WA and back. Only saw a couple.

A couple of stops drew crowds. I remember a couple of years ago at Flaming Gorge I had a whole busload of Italian tourists run over to take pictures.
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Old 08-10-2010, 02:19 PM   #5
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where is everyone?

California's northern coast. We recently went on five day 700 mile camping trip from Sacramento north to Fort Bragg then south along the coast to San Francisco then back home to Sac. and had the pleasure of counting 27 fellow streamers . 6 parked next to homes, 3 at storage facilities, 5 were heading south as we heading north, 10 were heading north as we were heading south, and 3 were heading west as we returned east to home. All of them seem to have been traveling alone.
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Old 08-10-2010, 03:02 PM   #6
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on the road

short of the rally in May, In Whittington IL as we have traveled 20000 miles since April 1 we can count on two hands the number of silvers we have seen...that is less than 10.......we are alone on the roads and in the campgrounds
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Old 08-10-2010, 04:14 PM   #7
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I've made several trips to the Northern part of Michigan and I have seen over a dozen AS. Maybe going North to try to escape the heat. Last weekend the temp dropped to the mid 40's overnight in Northern Michigan. Pretty hot right now however....Tim
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Old 08-10-2010, 05:09 PM   #8
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Just got back from a 2500 mile trip, we counted only 2 on the road, 1 in a field in northern PA.
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Old 08-10-2010, 05:23 PM   #9
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Old 08-10-2010, 06:10 PM   #10
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10,250 miles and maybe 10-12 except for the caravan we saw going north in British Columbia on the Alaska Hwy.

The others may be hiding at an undisclosed location.

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Old 08-10-2010, 06:49 PM   #11
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Atlanta to Mammoth Cave and back a week ago. We didn't see any on the way up and only two headed North on our way back.
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Old 08-10-2010, 06:50 PM   #12
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Hi from Ga. . . We went from Atl to Phoenix starting June 23rd, (via Monument Valley) and on to LA beaches and back. Nearly 6k miles and we saw 12 or 13 Airstreams. Enjoyed each one. Regards, Craig
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Old 08-10-2010, 07:11 PM   #13
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Keep in mind that 'streams are about 1% of the market (if I remember correctly) so for every 99 SOB's ya pass, there should be 1 shiney aluminimum trailer...
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Old 08-10-2010, 07:29 PM   #14
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We drove from Eugene, Oregon to Seattle on Friday, then back again on Sunday. We saw 13 airstreams, both new and vintage. Even a couple of beloved 16' bambis.

Apparently you all are hanging out in the pacific northwest.
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