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Trek to Yellowstone!


This summer we will be taking a HUGE wonderful trek to Yellowstone park and filming the entire trip!  You'll get to join us on a two week trip traveling with two teardrop trailers and hopefully a...

Twisting chains to shorten them

  • 2017-05-09 19:00:00
  • written by FunDirectorMitch
  • Systems

I had one customer gasp when I twisted the safety chains to shorten them.  "You shouldn't do that!"  Well, I was a little surprised and asked why not.  Apparently someone years ago had...

Best Smartphone Apps for teardropping


When you really need information at your fingertips, smartphones are ‘the bomb’.   We tend to be Android / Samsung smartphoners so if you are an iPhone user look for something...

Meet the General!


We quietly added a new trailer to the fleet at the end of last summer and had fun outfitting this custom teardrop!   This is a custom teardrop, and is the only teardrop we have that is the...

Water Management While Dry Camping

  • 2017-02-18 15:00:00
  • written by FunDirectorTrish
  • Systems

We have seen it too many times - First-time RV’ers with expectations of long hot showers and flush toilets take our little teardrop campers to a remote destination, only to have their dreams dashed when they can’t fill the water tanks or enjoy running water.

Favorite Places


Mitch and I are always looking for those 'unicorn' campsites. You know the ones... Breathtaking views, seclusion, convenience, and full hookups. Over time, both with our own travels and those of our guests, we have collected a list of our favorite places within a few hours of our facility.

We picked up our newest trailer! T@G XL Max!

  • 2016-01-29 11:27:00
  • written by FunDirectorMitch
  • News

I'm very excited to share that we just picked up our newest trailer to add to our rental fleet, a brand new T@G XL Max! Only weighs about 1000 lbs! Tow it with a bicycle! (kidding!)

We've dropped the price on our generators!

  • 2016-01-14 10:05:00
  • written by FunDirector
  • News

We want you to have a great time and wonderful memories, so to make sure you'll have juice when you need it, we've lowered the nightly rental rate of our great little generators, down from $30 to $20!!

Teardrop Trailer Meal Planning and Packing


Anyone who has gone tent camping would agree that having a functional kitchen makes it so much easier to cook. But teardrop trailer kitchens do have limitations – limited cold storage space,...

Fruited Campfire French Toast


As we continue on our quest for the ultimate camping breakfast, I happily stumbled upon this delicious and EASY recipe that is sure to please adults and kids alike. This Fruited Campfire French Toast has a consistency that is thick, moist and full of flavor.

Visiting Family for the Holidays? Take your own private guest cottage!

  • 2015-12-15 10:53:00
  • written by FunDirectorMitch
  • News

Maybe you're visiting family and you want to bring your own private guest cottage instead of sleeping on a sofa and waking up with four cats standing on your chest staring at you. Bring your own!

We have Gift Certificates!

  • 2015-12-12 12:47:00
  • written by FunDirectorMitch
  • News

Looking for a UNIQUE gift idea? The perfect gift or stocking stuffer: Sierra Teardrops Gift Certificates!!!

Gourmet Recipes TO GO!!


One challenge all RVers are faced with is packing delicious/nutritious meals for multiple days with minimal storage and refrigeration...

Adam O: A trip to remember


For as long as I can remember I've wanted to see the Grand Canyon. The plan for the trip was to head to Big Sur for 3 days, SoCal for 2 days, and the Grand Canyon for 3 days. A total trip of roughly 1600 miles...

Outfitting your T@B teardrop trailer - the "Operations Bin" Part 1!

  • 2015-10-31 10:10:00
  • written by FunDirectorMitch
  • Systems

Over time we've standardized on an "Operations Bin" that we always send our T@B teardrops out with, after plenty of research, scouring the internet, and our experiences over time...

The wonderful Alde hot water system


The Alde provides two things: hot water for the shower and sink, and also cabin heat. Let me explain how to use the Alde's control panel...

Listen to our morning on the radio yesterday!

  • 2015-09-20 09:54:00
  • written by FunDirectorMitch
  • News

Listen to our morning on the radio yesterday! We had about 20 mins on KAHI 950 AM, Voice of the Foothills, with our wonderful host Linda Darvishian.

New HUGE discounts for longer rentals!

  • 2015-08-26 21:45:00
  • written by FunDirector
  • News

Trish and I decided to make it easier for people to enjoy longer trips renting our teardrop trailers. up to 25% discount for 28+ nights!

Power Management While Dry Camping - What will work in your teardrop?


Dry camping (commonly called "boondocking") is staying at a location without (or with very limited) amenities or services. Simply put: you've got no 30 AMP electrical service or a city water hookup. Typically we're focused on the battery while dry camping...

Omelet in a Bag??

  • 2015-08-24 11:53:00
  • written by FunDirectorTrish
  • Recipes

“Omelet in a Bag” is easy, yummy, and perfectly portable for camping! Everybody can create their own personal omelet. No more broken eggs in the cooler, these are bulletproof and you only need to boil water at the campsite: no cleanup! ...

CPAP in a T@B teardrop?

  • 2015-08-23 17:28:00
  • written by FunDirectorMitch
  • Systems

We've been asked a few times now about using a CPAP in one of our T@B teardrop trailers they are looking at renting. Can it be done while boondocking or just using a generator if there is no shore...

Overnight Oatmeal

  • 2015-08-20 17:53:00
  • written by FunDirectorMitch
  • Recipes

This recipe is perfect for camping! You can make it the night before or the morning of departure, and have breakfast ready the next morning! No cooking! We make this in plastic storage containers, each a serving so we can all customize our mix. It's like Bircher Muesli (which we love love love, look it up if you haven't tried it!) but lower calorie and way easier to make. It's a keeper!

Santa Cruz Redwoods RV Resort

  • 2015-08-18 13:41:00
  • written by FunDirectorMitch
  • Destinations

Located just outside Santa Cruz, California in Felton, the park is on the San Lorenzo river and feels pretty "cute and small" with about 90 RV sites (and a section off to the side with a dozen or so tent sites ) tucked under 200' tall redwoods...

Trish and I cruise to Santa Cruz


Mmmm, Trish I need a burrito first Did I mention the hot sauce is quite HOT? Trish and I just got back from taking our newest teardrop, Tiki, to the Santa Cruz Redwoods RV Resort. It's actually in...

Towing Requirements


Often the tow vehicle you have determines which trailer we can share with you. In order to tow one of our little teardrop travel trailers, your tow vehicle needs the following: 7-pin Connector...