Many Airstreams today are not the over-sized silver torpedoes of olden days, when size and fuel economy weren’t on the worry list of many rubber-tire-travelers. Smaller, sleeker, and more fuel-efficient RVs are ruling the roads these days.
While these sassy new models make road trips accessible to more people, their compact size means travelers must be selective and sparing while packing for their excursions. Extras – such as camp chairs, spare clothing and choices in recreational gear – are often left behind for lack of space. Alas.
You may be happy to hear that such sacrifices are actually not necessary. By teaming your Airstream with a StowAway Hitch Cargo Carrier you can increase your cargo capacity by as much as 16 cubit feet of space. That’s enough to carry two camp chairs, four carry-on bags and two duffel bags.
With all that cargo on the back of your Airstream, safely out of the way, think of all the extra food, gear, towels, cooking supplies, boots, shoes, hats, gloves, tableware, etc., etc., etc., that you can have inside and easily accessible for your every need.
Speaking of easy access, the StowAway Hitch Cargo Carrier also comes on a patented SwingAway frame, pivoting 180 degrees to give you quick and easy access to the back of your Airstream. The cargo box carries up to 200 pounds, has a locking lid latch, and comes with a free hitch tightener and a ten-year warranty.
If you like choices – because you pursue a variety of recreational pursuits – you will want to know that the StowAway is the only cargo carrier that uses one common frame for the cargo box, cargo rack and bike rack.
If you’re taking your Airstream to the big game, and don’t need the cargo space as much as a grilling station for burgers and hotdogs – or steaks and potatoes – you can team your Airstream with a StowAway Tailgate Grill. The Tailgate Grill Plus Package comes with Cuisinart 12,000-BTU gas grill, a snap-on, acrylic cutting board, and the patented SwingAway frame.
Wherever you are going, for whatever purposes, ask yourself, What would you do with an extra 16 cubic feet of space? In my case, all the stuff I store in the hitch cargo carrier instead of inside the Airstream, makes extra room for the dog. (I don’t leave home without him.) It also makes space for his bed, his food, his toys, and his food and water bowls. It also makes room for a wide variety of extra gear … because I like to have choices – on the road and when I arrive at my destination. (I am someone who can pack one whole suitcase with shoes and boots alone. So you can see why space is important to me.)
But what I do with extra space doesn’t matter. The only question left is this: What would YOU do with an extra 16 cubic feet of space?