If the thought of sleeping in a tent on dirt in the wilderness sends shivers up your spine, but your kids really want to go camping this summer, we’ve found the perfect happy medium: a cozy stay in a retro, adorable vintage trailer! Use our guide to find where to take your clan to stargaze and roast marshmallows from the desert to the beach, while not having to earn a badge in surviving the great outdoors with no amenities! Read on for 5 Airstream and RV vacays to book now and hit the road.

Palm Canyon Hotel & RV Resort

Located close to Anza-Borrego State Park, Palm Canyon offers a little bit of everything: vintage trailers, Airstreams, hotels or spots for your own RV. The trailers feature an outdoor shaded area and come stocked with fresh linens. Everyone has access to swimming pools, WiFi, cable and an onsite restaurant. Spend the days observing desert wildlife and the nights observing the stars.

Palm Canyon Hotel & RV Resort
221 Palm Canyon Dr.
Borrego Springs, Ca 92004
Online: highwaywestvacations.com

Photo: Palm Canyon Hotel & RV Resort via Yelp

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— Michelle Franklin