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Old 05-26-2014, 12:06 PM   #1
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Driveway Camping

I thought it would be fun to see if other fellow Airstreamers like to camp in their driveway like we do. Sometimes, we just can't get away or it is so nice that we just want to enjoy our own yard but still use the Airstream. So much so, that when we used pavers to create a parking space on the side of the house, we extended the pavers to the back yard and tried to create an "Airstream Park", to enhance our Driveway Camping experiences. Next on the list is to add 30amp outlet.

Any other "Airstream Driveway Campers" out there? It is time we go public!

Below are a few pictures of our new parking area.
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Old 05-26-2014, 01:26 PM   #2
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That's a great looking set-up for no-travel camping. We sometimes stay in the Airstream when all of our four boys come to our house at the same time. We live three houses off the ocean, but don't have any views like yours.

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Old 05-26-2014, 01:43 PM   #3
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Wish we could but our driveway is too steep, it doesn't extend to the backyard and the HOA doesn't allow us to keep a trailer at the house for longer than 48 hours. We've considered moving but at this point we're just happy everything's paid for

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Old 05-26-2014, 02:04 PM   #4
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I had a special place created for my Avion on the Animas River with views of Engineer Peak. This worked out so well, that I created another space next to a pond for the Safari, complete with water, DishNetwork, 30Amp service and sewer. Since our guest house is used for our maintenance guy, these have become our new guest houses. We use an M-B Leisure van for traveling now.
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Old 05-26-2014, 02:14 PM   #5
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Yep, we like it too. I put a 30 amp dedicated RV outlet in for power. We tend to use the toilet and shower in the house, though, so I do not have to figure out where to empty the tanks.
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Old 05-26-2014, 02:32 PM   #6
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Yep, we sure do. We also installed a dedicated 30amp outlet and a 20amp for the second ac. We live in a quite small bungalow and when the kids are home from colorado they use it as their guest room. Pretty awesome guest facilities if you ask me, they absolutely love it too.
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Old 05-26-2014, 02:37 PM   #7
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When we purchased new mattresses, we slept in our driveway to try them out!
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Old 05-26-2014, 02:45 PM   #8
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Hello, my name is Kathy and I driveway camp. It's a nice (cheap) getaway and the pizza man thinks it is cool too!
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Old 05-26-2014, 02:47 PM   #9
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We love just sitting in ours to eat or relax. I want to install a 30 amp outlet, pad and covering. We have covering at our barn but I want something near the house.
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Old 05-26-2014, 03:08 PM   #10
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We have spent quite a few nights in the pole barn next to the garage where our Pete stays. We have water and 30 Amp power in the barn and live in the country, so grey water is no problem. I have spent more nights than my bride, as I worked nights for a while, and I could sleep in without being in the way. We sleep as well in Pete as the house since adding memory foam toppers and mattress pads to the twin beds. Sure is a nice guest room!
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Old 05-26-2014, 03:52 PM   #11
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Old 05-26-2014, 04:23 PM   #12
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I thought it would be fun to see if other fellow Airstreamers like to camp in their driveway like we do. Sometimes, we just can't get away or it is so nice that we just want to enjoy our own yard but still use the Airstream. So much so, that when we used pavers to create a parking space on the side of the house, we extended the pavers to the back yard and tried to create an "Airstream Park", to enhance our Driveway Camping experiences. Next on the list is to add 30amp outlet.

Any other "Airstream Driveway Campers" out there? It is time we go public!

Below are a few pictures of our new parking area.

That is so cool. I wish I had that option!@$&!!??&!?... Very nice!
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My adult children have discovered my cottage as have out grandchildren. I use it for napping on a regular basis. We had a pad made but it is not setup ute as I am pretty much in and out every weekend now.
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