Originally Posted by lauriedobson
Windows and light are a plus, skylights?
Keep in mind that Argosys like biggoofball's (which is a very nice trailer - I've seen it, and if I wasn't so hung up on towing with my beloved minivan, I'd probably would have bought it) have the front wrap window. It is a lovely thing that lets in a lot of light in the front of the coach. (It's one of the reasons I'm likely about to buy an Argosy Minuet 6.0.)
Airstream started using the panaromic window in the 80s on some models; my wife and I think that they are one of the things that make modern Airstreams so tempting.
Overhead windows, called vista views, are relatively rare on smaller vintage trailers. They start becoming more common on 25' and larger trailers (Tradewind, Caravanner, etc.)
It's sometimes worth taking a road trip to see/get a trailer. We drove down to Asheville to pick up our used T@B - someone had just what we wanted, which we determined by going to T@B rallies and dealers.
Finally, it might be worth a road trip to go to the Vintage Trailer Jam in Saratoga Springs NY in a few weeks. Going to the Saturday open house there last year was a great experience, as you get to see a huge number of vintage trailers all in one place. Looking at a lot of trailers, both at the Jam and at some restorers, also let us figure out what size we wanted - we started looking at Caravels/Bambis, but found that the sweet spot for the two of us was 20-footers. (If I had more $, we'd have a new Flying Cloud 23' FB and a Land Cruiser to tow with...