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We love vintage mobile homes and like to share articles about their history. From tents to the huge manufactured homes we have today, there were a lot of cool models and awkward steps in between. Learn about a few of them here.

5 Cool Retro Trailer Park Resorts To Visit

If you are a fan of camping and of all things vintage then you are going to love what we have for you today. These 5 cool retro trailer park resorts are scattered all around the country and are the hot new trend in camping. Forget sleeping bags and tents, these are where you want to stay! All images courtesy of their respective sites. The…

1964 Trailer is Transformed Into a Blissful Paradise

Today's find comes from a Facebook friend and fellow mobile home fan, Steve. He was kind enough to send us a super cool picture of a 1964 trailer he saw online and we knew we had to know more. Manufactured by Kit Manufacturing Company, this one bedroom/1 bath trailer sits in Ramon Mobile Home Park in Palm Springs, California, and was most…

25 Cool Retro Mobile Home Park Signs

Neon signs and mobile homes have a lot in common. Both began in the early 1900s, both were once symbols of a fun time, both suffered from leaked industry secrets and patent issues, and both were eventually stigmatized as symbols of seedy establishments. With so much in common, it seems fitting that so many mobile home park signs used neon…

9 Unique Vintage Mobile Homes that Were Ahead of Their Time

There have been dozens of unique vintage mobile homes over the years, some more awesome than others. In this article, we take a look at vintage mobile homes that were ahead of their time. Understanding Trailer Shows Trailer shows were popular events all over the nation. Movie stars and performers entertained attendees while builders…

This Colorful Retro Mobile Home is a Show-Stopper

Look what $45,000 can buy you in Palm Springs, California! This 1966 mobile home may be small on space but it is big on style. It's a smaller home measuring in at only 10'x40' with 400 square feet of living space but would be perfect for a wannabe CA beach bum like me. The price of this colorful retro mobile home seems very reasonable as does…

3 Marvelous Mid-Century Modern Mobile Homes

If you've paid any attention to home fashion recently you've probably heard the term mid-Century modern a time or two. When you think mid-century modern it's only natural to associate it with vintage mobile homes. That's probably because mobile homes hit their golden age in 1950s. Mobile homes were born of the petrochemical age as was mid-century…

“Wish You Were Here!” 35 Vintage Mobile Home Postcards

Postcards were almost as important as the trailers when travel trailer first hit the scene. They were essentially the Facebook of the time. Families and friends traveling in their campers would send postcards to everyone they knew to let them know they were safe and having a wonderful time. A little deliberate bragging was always important too. In…

The History of Mobile Homes is Fascinating

The history of mobile homes is fascinating and far better than any soap opera you could watch. The mobile home industry has faced more twists and turns and valleys and peaks than any other industry that I know. There have been political and social injustices, volatile and cyclical economies, and fighting and competition of all sorts going on…