Stay in one of 80 iconic silver bullet trailers
In 1921, Wally Byam built the world’s first Airstream trailer. He started off with a tent contraption, but when it couldn’t withstand rain, he removed the tent and added a shelter top in the shape of a teardrop. Flash forward almost a century and the iconic silver bullet trailers are still standing—and they’ve gotten a makeover. For some, camping means sleeping on the hard ground in a damp tent after spending the evening trying to build a successful fire. For those who want the ultimate outdoor experience without sacrificing the finer things in life, enter AutoCamp, a Santa Barbara-born startup that offers airstream trailers and high-end tents packed with the same amenities as boutique hotels.
Known for revolutionizing alternative outdoor lodging, AutoCamp recently announced Yosemite National Park as the newest location. The property, which is now taking reservations for 2019, covers 35 acres in the Sierra Nevada Mountains just outside the park. Featuring 15 luxury tents, three cabin suites, and 80 deluxe Airstream trailers, it's the Taj Mahal of glamping.
Hip, luxurious, and utterly Instagrammable, AutoCamp Yosemite features a 4,000 square-foot clubhouse complete with lounge areas, a “curated marketplace” offering artisanal food and beverages, and a roof deck for stargazing. This property will be the first to debut an outdoor swimming pool, a hot tub, and a freshwater pond. Guests can quickly and easily journey to the national park by hopping on the on-site shuttle.
Inside, each trailer reflects the sleek and classic design of the Airstream, but with a chic, modern take and amenities like flat-screen TVs and built-in sound systems. Large windows let plenty of light into each Airstream and plush white beds with high-thread-count linens ensure a good night’s sleep. Tiled showers and spa-inspired bath products make it easy to wash away dirt and grime after a day exploring nature.
The company’s largest and most secluded destination yet, AutoCamp Yosemite blends the adventure of camping with beautiful modern design and welcoming hospitality. Nearby, the town of Mariposa offers a break from the wilderness with an array of restaurants, coffee shops, and even a few breweries. For those who crave adventure and the comfort of hotel amenities, these iconic silver bullet trailers are the way to go.