A New Vintage Airstream Hotel & Campground Just Opened In Texas


A family-run vintage trailer resort and camper’s paradise recently opened in Texas. The Range is located about 30 minutes southeast of Dallas on 30 picturesque acres in Bristol.

This retro campground and resort offers restored Airstreams and vintage trailers to stay in like a hotel, along with sites for you to bring your own vintage model.

1953 Boles Aero. Photo by The Range Vintage Trailer Resort
Outdoor hotel and resort

Owners Sarah and Paul Beauregard shared this statement in a recent press release:

“As Airstream owners ourselves, we wanted to build the space that we craved with a focus on nature, a ton of privacy, and the opportunity for community. If you live and love the Airstream and vintage trailer life, or just want to experience it for a few days, we offer an easy way to enjoy camping and the outdoors with family and friends.”

The owners boast that resort size, limited sites, and space between sites make The Range ideal for social distancing. Small families and couples will feel comfortable vacationing together with limited interaction with others.

Repurposed Airstreams and vintage trailers

Beginning this month, you can stay in one of 6 completely self-contained Airstreams or vintage trailers. You will have your own bathroom, kitchenette, A/C, wooden deck, propane fire pit, grill, and quality linens.

All sites are at least 100 feet apart for added privacy. All models are unique and renovated to the original time period but also have modern conveniences such as a Nespresso coffee maker.

1967 Airstream. Photo by The Range Vintage Trailer Resort

Sarah and Paul believe in living a low-waste lifestyle and repurposing as much as possible. This is why you will see custom-made reclaimed wood outdoor tables and benches at each unique site. Their mission carries over into other details on the resort: a rusted Texas oil piping fence, reclaimed doors on most buildings, and vintage trailers that date back to 1953.

Plans are already in the works to add more vintage trailers for rent.

Bring your own Airstream or vintage trailer

Do you have your own Airstream or vintage trailer that is over 25 years old? If so, you are more than welcome to reserve one of 22 sites to enjoy the pleasure of camping with those who also enjoy the same retro vibe.

Every private and spacious site includes full hook-ups: electric (30 or 50 amp), water, and sewer. Sites are on concrete pads (15×35) that accommodate trailers up to 32 feet. Back-in and pull-thru options available.

Bring your furry friends to make your next vacation complete, as cats and dogs are welcome. Make sure to inquire if your vintage model qualifies for a visit.

Fishing pond on resort property. Photo by The Range Vintage Trailer Resort
Resort amenities

The amenities are plentiful at this beautiful resort. Many are open now with some coming in the future*:

  • Complimentary WiFi at each site
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bathhouse
  • Hiking trails including the Ennis Bluebonnet Trail – 40 miles of mapped driving of bluebonnet trails each April
  • Fishing at stocked ponds
  • Playground
  • Games
  • Cedar timber barn for weddings, retreats and events
  • Low-waste boutique store with coffee bar
  • On-site restaurant and Airstream bar
  • 30 acres of country land with plenty of trees and wildflowers
  • Green initiatives: Reuse, Recycle, Repurpose

*Due to COVID-19 guidelines, check in advance of your stay for up to date availability of certain amenities and rental restrictions.

For more information or to make reservations, visit the website. Also, be sure to let us know about your stay over on CampgroundReviews.com.

Tina Klinefelter

Tina, along with her husband Craig and 2 cats, have been living, working and traveling full-time in a fifth wheel since 2017. She decided after yet another corporate layoff it was time to live life on her terms. She is now an entrepreneur who inspires, educates and coaches her community on intentional living, budget travel and RV life. She shares her expertise on her blog, FreeAsWheelEverBe.com

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