A vintage trailer campsite in a secluded California vineyard comes with a private swimming dock and is offering weekend buyouts starting at $3,000. Take a look inside.

Anna Delores / Courtesy Tinker Tin Trailer CompanyWine and glamping enthusiasts can rent vintage camper trailers and sleep under the stars at Alta Colina Vineyard in Paso Robles, California.
  • With international travel restrictions still in place, luxury travellers across the US are hitting the open road in search of secluded getaways.
  • A vintage trailer campsite in In Paso Robles, California, known as “The Trailer Pond” offers travellers seclusion with the added perk of being steps away from an award-winning winery.
  • Dating back to the 1950s and 60s, its five camper trailers can each sleep two adults over the age of 21 and are available to rent individually or as a whole.
  • Rates start at $US250 per night for a single trailer, and weekend buyouts start at $US3,000 for up to 10 guests.
  • Take a look inside the Trailer Pond, which comes with a private swimming dock, catering on request, and access to 130 vineyard-laced acres.
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Tinker Tin Trailer Company, a vintage trailer rental company, has partnered with family-owned-and-operated Alta Colina Vineyard in Paso Robles, California, to create the “Trailer Pond.”

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Situated up the hill from the vineyard’s tasting room, it consists of five trailers from the 1950s and 60s that can be rented overnight.

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Paso Robles attracts more than one million visitors each year and was named a top destination to visit in 2020 by the New York Times. It is home to 200 wineries and located midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles.

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“We wanted to give our guests a chance to camp in our little pieces of American history without having to stand in line to get a spot at our local parks,” Tinker Tin co-founder Jaime Holm told Business Insider in March.

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The Trailer Pond is currently open with “all CDC cleaning/safety guidelines in place,” Tinker Tin wrote in a recent Instagram post.

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The trailers can accommodate two people each and require a two-night minimum stay.

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Individual trailer rates start at $US250 per night, and weekend buyout packages start at $US3,000 per night for up to ten guests over the age of 21.

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Each trailer comes with a full-size bed, icebox, linens, and a coffee maker, but is distinct in its design.

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The 1962 Aristocrat trailer features brightly painted cabinets and colourful wall hangings …

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… whereas the 1958 Kenskill Deluxe has more neutral decor.

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The 1956 Jewel is completely original, from the flooring to the countertops and appliances.

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Each “icebox,” or non-electric refrigerator, comes with blocks of ice to keep food fresh and wine chilled.

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While staying at the Trailer Pond, guests can hike through the surrounding 130-acre property, make a reservation at the tasting room …

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… or relax at the campsite and drink wine.

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Groups that rent out the entire pond are able to purchase add-on experiences ranging from morning yoga sessions on the dock to wine-blending classes to movie nights under the stars and catered dinners.

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The pandemic has changed the entire look and feel of luxury travel, Eliza Scott Harris, chief operating officer of Indagare, a members-only boutique travel company, recently told Reuters.

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Now, luxury is “the privacy you’re afforded,” she said.

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