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1954 Prairie Schooner Travel Trailer Serves Admirably As Retro Pasadena Retreat

Do you love vintage ’50s furniture? How about cowboy and cowgirl chic? It’s OK if you’re on the fence, because this retro camper rental will make it hard for you not to fall head over heels for antique, nostalgic beauty.

Ellen named her 1954 Prairie Schooner travel trailer Nellie. She says of her favorite backyard hangout,

This ain’t the Ritz but it is just the right clash of classy and trashy.

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Ellen rents the trailer through Airbnb, an online marketplace of unique accommodations throughout the world.

A night’s stay is $89, and there’s a two night minimum. Next time you’re planning on visiting Pasadena, California, you might want to consider this quirky and cute vintage trailer over that stale and expensive hotel!

The camper has one bed that sleeps two adults. All the essentials are provided: shampoo, TV, A/C, washer and dryer, and of course – wireless Internet access.

1954 Prairie Schooner rental

Interior of Prairie Schooner RV


The tile countertop makes this travel trailer kitchen look like one in a residential house!

Residential kitchen in vintage trailer

Mosaic backsplash behind a four burner stove with oven.

Mosaic backsplash

While this tile mosaic backsplash might be a bit impractical for an RV on the go, you might consider using peel and stick tiles to bring some life to your kitchen or bathroom walls. Full tutorial here.

Mix of old and new: the vintage cabinets stand in stark contrast to a modern microwave.

Microwave and old cabinet

Dining area

Seating area.

Seating area in vintage Prairie Schooner trailer

Cozy bed

Hallway in retro camper

And with a huge private yard, (big) dogs are welcome!

Lage yard with Prairie Schooner trailer

For more information, visit Ellen’s Airbnb listing.

Photos courtesy Airbnb

SEE ALSO: From Dark And Drab To Light And Airy. See This Couple’s Totally Renovated 1988 Tioga Motorhome.

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