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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.

This Original 1955 Fleetwood Custom Mobile Home is Amazing

Fleetwood has been a well-known builder of entry to mid-level mobile homes since the early 1950's. Their homes were among the first to offer different floor plans and designs to meet the needs of families. This original 1955 Fleetwood Custom Mobile Home is amazing - the owners have kept it in its original glory for over half a century and the new…

Free Vintage Mobile Home Books You Can Read Online

The 1930's gave us plenty of good books about vintage mobile homes. These small little homes being pulled by fancy new automobiles gave both professional and amateur writers something to write about. Those that had the money could travel about the country with their home trailing right behind. The automobile and those accompanied palaces were,…

Where and How to Find Vintage Travel Trailers For Sale

Trying to find vintage travel trailers for sale? In this article, we'll show you our 12 favorite websites that have vintage travel trailers for sale and an arsenal of free tools that will help you search for your favorite vintage trailers.  You don't have to look on eBay or Craigslist every day, you don't have to travel through every campground…

Spotlight on Spartan Carousel Travel Trailers

The Spartan Carousel is one of our favorite vintage mobile home models. From the abundance of windows, the cool skylight, and the round kitchen they are everything we hold dear in a vintage trailer design.  Finding one of these beauties is rare, but finding three to share with you, is a special treat! Related: Landing the Plane: The Story of the…

Watch a Genuine Trailer Remodel in 1954

We love all vintage trailers and getting to watch a trailer or mobile home get remodeled or updated is fun. There's a certain satisfaction in seeing something old and damaged be returned back to its original glory. That's exactly what is happening in this video of a 1954 trailer remodel. I found these photos in a vintage mobile home magazine and…

Remodeled Bus Converted Into A Tiny Home

We here at Mobile Home Living are fans of all kinds of mobile and manufactured homes. Especially ones that go beyond what you would typically think of. Perfect example, this completely remodeled bus converted into a tiny home that was recently shared on Facebook. Enjoy! A Look at This Remodeled Bus Here are the Details of the Listing:  REMODELED…

This Vintage Airstream Remodel is so Cool

I am just a tad bit obsessed with vintage Airstream remodels. There's just something about that shiny aluminum, I guess! I especially love seeing how people remodel a vintage camper - will they keep it original or will they add modern touches? This vintage Airstream remodel has lots of modern additions but still lets the vintage shine through. The…

Years in Review: Popular Features of Mobile Homes Built In 1985

By the time the 1980's rolled around mobile home builders had been designing homes for over 60 years and every possible layout and design had been tried so mobile homes built in 1985 were kind of boring, to be honest. It had taken the industry a few years to work the kinks out after the HUD code became the law of the land in 1976. A lot of changes…

This Iconic Vintage Mobile Home in Blue Skies Village is too Cool

Bing Crosby sang and danced his way into the hearts of millions and is known as one of the most influential entertainers of the 20th century. He had a little side interest that was pretty cool, too - he was a big fan of mobile homes and helped develop one of the most famous mobile home parks in America, the Blue Skies Village. The mobile homes in…

Rachel Ashwell’s Paradise Cove Shabby Chic Masterpiece

Here at Mobile Home Living, we have featured many Paradise Cove Homes. Known as the most expensive mobile home park in America, this park is home to some of the most amazing mobile homes around! Rachel Ashwell's home is no exception!  Featured on My Domaine blog we just had to share Rachel's masterpiece. Stylish Shabby Chic Rachel…