Hipcamp host Jim R.
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Trailer camping is a whole lot easier when you don't have to actually hook it up to the trailer hitch and navigate the highways to find your paradise. We are already here and we tucked a lovingly restored cardinal trailer in one of our secluded hallows here at the Songdog. Basic essentials are provided; water, firewood, basket of cooking utensils and paper goods. Get outside

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Trailer camping is a whole lot easier when you don't have to actually hook it up to the trailer hitch and navigate the highways to find your paradise. We are already here and we tucked a lovingly restored cardinal trailer in one of our secluded hallows here at the Songdog. Basic essentials are provided; water, firewood, basket of cooking utensils and paper goods. Get outside, with a little inside comfort.  

Lodging provided
Dome
1 site
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No showers
No wifi
Have a question? Send Jim a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Off-roading (OHV)

2 miles up the canyon is 7,000 acres of National forest that is dedicated to off roading. Ballinger Canyon.

Biking
Hiking
Horseback riding
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Vintage Glamp Trailer in California.

Cave
Desert
Canyon
Mountainous

The vibe at Vintage Glamp Trailer

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Hipcamper Kate

Simple perfection

Kate K.
recommends this listing.
June 1st, 2020

Simple perfection. A beautiful property with breathtaking vistas. An experience that was way above expectations. The trailer is super cute with a king size bed and wrap-around windows. Absolutely loved waking up to the stunning views in the morning. The trailer has a gas stove, which made it very convenient to boil water for coffee and cook some of the meals. We also cooked over the fire pit! Site comes with a well-equipped kitchen basket with everything you need to cook and enjoy a meal. Pot and pan, utensils, salt and pepper, disposable cups and plates, etc. The site comes with its own outhouse, which is also well maintained. The best feature is the stock tank tub, which Jim filled up with potable water before arrived. Even tho there is no shower, the tub was exactly what we needed after a day of off-roading on the nearby trailers. Jim is one of the most thoughtful and kind hosts, I’ve ever encountered. Not only have we found our new camping spot, but we also made a great new friend to visit! I can not recommend this place enough. Enjoy!

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Hipcamper Sarah

What a beautiful gem!

Sarah D.
recommends this listing.
June 15th, 2020

What an amazing property. Very well-kept up I was very impressed with our private bathroom. The glamp trailer was up kept beautifully. Jim and his dogs were more than hospitable. The Tepid tub was an unexpected luxury. Plenty of privacy between different campsites. I will definitely be visiting this place again and would highly recommend you just book this place! They even have an amazing lodge or larger groups. That’s probably where we will stay next time.

This was our beautiful campsite. Our friends brought a shift pod and camped out next door to us. The trailer was way nicer and it was cool with A/C til noon because of the position.
Hipcamper Jose
Jose R.
recommends this listing.
June 21st, 2020

This is an amazing place for a weekend getaway for a couple, its a very private location and Jim was a great host. The location was very well maintained and jim had everything ready for us before we arrived. The fact that its pet friendly made it the perfect spot for us. I will definitely be going back to stay at another one of camping spots on Jims ranch.

Hipcamper Jack

Unwind and relax!

Jack V.
recommends this listing.
July 14th, 2020

We had a great relaxing time at the Vintage Glamp Trailer during our stay. Both our hosts Jim and Carol were amazing and friendly along with the rest of their staff. Our closest neighbor was down the hill from us maybe 200 yards or more, privacy and noise was not an issue. The trailer was well kept and even had a gas stove! Cookware, utensils, and even firewood were included for the duration of our stay. The cowboy tub was a huge plus as we were there during 100+ degree dry weather. All in all, we will definitely be returning.

Hipcamper Naomi
Naomi W.
recommends this listing.
August 9th, 2020

My partner and I stayed one night with our two dogs and had such a nice time. It was perfectly secluded with beautiful views, really felt like the perfect getaway. The tub was ideal in the hot sun & the trailer itself is adorable. Everything you could possibly need is provided & it was very well kept. The star gazing was a big bonus too! Definitely will come back here!

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Hipcamper Matthew
Matthew B.
recommends this listing.
September 28th, 2020

The place was amazing although we do not recommend arriving at night as it is pretty far down the dirt path and there’s no power to the trailer. The outhouse was very well kept and the tub was an awesome bonus. Unlimited firewood kept us warm after dark and the stars were breathtaking.

Hipcamper Dani
Dani M.
recommends this listing.
October 21st, 2020

Jim was an excellent host. the views from the trailer were amazing, especially at sunset. the trailer was clean, fully equipped, and very comfortable. i would highly recommend this spot for anyone!

Hipcamper Jim
Response from Jim, the Host, on October 21st, 2020

Thank you, Dani, for your kind words. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Jim

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Awards

Best of 2018 California
Finalist
Property
Cuyama Badlands
State
California
Country
United States
$150/night
1 Site

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