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Preserve Route 66: Westbound on the Mother Road

The National Trust is on a trek across the Mother Road this summer – in an Airstream! Each week, a Route 66 Roadie will be documenting their experiences, attending meet-ups, and bringing attention to an icon of American history. Today, Roadie Lina Tran shares her experience from week two of the #Preserve66 trip! (Photography: David Kafer) “There’re four things you can do on Route 66: Eat, take pictures, buy stuff, and make lots of friends,” said Melba Rigg of Galena, Kansas. Melba was showing us around her town, and herded us into a melancholy, late-1800s home– a once-brothel, turned haunted antique mall, turned back to haunted

Artist-in-Residence: Marty O’Reilly

Airstream has always celebrated our community’s adventurous spirit. Lifestyle marketing initiatives like Live Riveted,  Endless Caravan and Leave It Beautiful are story-driven programs developed to spotlight the people and projects that remind us that the best of humanity is alive and well. As we head deeper into the summer, we’re proud to announce the latest addition to this people-are-awesome lineup: The Airstream Artist-In-Residence Project. Airstream’s design is classic and timeless. Airstream trailers have immediate impact and leave a lasting impression – just like art. So we asked ourselves: What if we helped someone create their art? Artists, by their very

"Strive endlessly to stir the venturesome spirit that moves you…."

Endless Caravan: Checking Off the Bucket List

Although Laura Austin’s #EndlessCaravan trip in Nest wrapped up in June, she’s still sharing about her traveling experiences while back at home in L.A. This week, she shares a few bucket list items that she was able to check off during her two-month journey in Nest. I’ve checked quite a few National Parks off my list during my many years on the road. However, Yellowstone National Park was always a looming name on this hypothetical list that I never seemed to make my way to visit. Before this trip, I don’t think I have ever even been to Wyoming… which

Preserve Route 66: Meeting Folks on the Mother Road

The National Trust is on a trek across the Mother Road this summer – in an Airstream! Each week, a Route 66 Roadie will be documenting their experiences, attending meet-ups, and bringing attention to an icon of American history. Today, Roadie Michael Ryan shares his experience from week one of the #Preserve66 trip! (Photography: David Kafer) Environmental regulation, mass incarceration, the rise of national chains, labor unions, paranormal activity, and stark personal revelations during your sixth decade… These were just a few of the unexpected conversations I had while traveling on Route 66 this past week to help #Preserve66 with the

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