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A 1980s camping trailer next to a big evergreen tree in a backyard with a wooden fence. The trailer is white with a horizontal stripe across it in brown tones.
This North Seattle trailer has a fully-remodeled interior, including bunk beds.

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Seattle’s coolest short-term camper rentals

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It’s fun to fantasize about abandoning 90 percent of your possessions to live in a camper or RV. But for people who just want a taste of tiny living—or just want a cool place to stay in the Emerald City—the Seattle area is full of these little rentals. There’s many a classic or contemporary Airstream (and one of its cousin, the El Rey), plus many other styles to explore. Most even come with a little outdoor space for a full backyard camping experience, and one even has chickens on-site.

If you fall in love with camper living during your stay, there are plenty of wonderful camping trailers for sale out there, including adorable little teardrops. If a trailer of your very own isn’t in the cards, at least share the details of your stay in our Cool Campers, Vans, RVs, and Trailers Facebook group.

A narrow corridor with a built-in couch along the right wall and a countertop above gray cabinetry along the left. There’s a skylight and orange curtains over windows on either side and ahead. Airbnb

1957 El Rey

Airbnb | $69 per night

This 27-foot, Airstream-esque trailer in the neighborhood where Ballard meets Fremont is described by the host as “like a fort for grown-ups.” It’s renovated with its own bathroom and shower inside, and is closer to nightlife than many of the other options, plus, as the listing notes, a recreational cannabis store. Just don’t smoke it inside—the host recommends the hammock in the yard.

A silver trailer has a canopy open to the left and a brown house visible behind it. There’s a view of a body of water ahead. Airbnb

2019 Globetrotter Airstream

Airbnb | $100 per night

Looking for small, but a little more modern and luxurious? This 2012 airstream in the Mt. Baker neighborhood has a full kitchen (including a full-size fridge!), and comes stocked with bottled water and toiletries. It has big views of Lake Washington from both its lounge area and the patio around it. This rental sleeps two in a queen bed.

The inside of a trailer. There’s cabinets with a counter and sink and a microwave above built into the right wall, and an opening ahead leads to a room with a small bed and light blue walls. Airbnb

1975 Tradewind Airstream

Airbnb | $59 per night

This little Airstream, located south of Seattle in Burien (which is pretty close to the airport), has the comforts of home with a remodeled, wood-panel interior. Two TVs and two twin beds mean minimal sharing, even in a small space.

A small, older-style camping trailer in a backyard with a wood fence. It’s nighttime, and string lights are wrapped around the trailer. Airbnb

1965 Oasis trailer

Airbnb | $70 per night

This little backyard camper trailer is on the tinier side, and features two twin beds and a kitchen in a cabin-like interior. The bathroom and shower are in the main house, and the trailer has a small patio around it with seating and string lights.

Among evergreen trees, a white, rounded trailer is parked in front of a beige yurt. VRBO

2010 Casita Liberty with yurt

VRBO | $76 per night

Add some extra capacity—enough to sleep five—to your glamping vacation on Vashon Island, just a ferry ride away from Seattle proper. This rental includes both a Casita Liberty trailer and a cozy yurt in a woodland setting with a water view.

A shiny metal camping trailer with a rounded body has a canopy open to the left over a patio with chairs, tables, and a free-standing hammock. Large evergreen trees are in the background. Airbnb

2019 Airstream Flying Cloud

Airbnb | $75 per night

In the southern Seattle area, this brand-new little airstream sits in a one-acre yard with chickens on the property and friendly dogs running around. The property has plenty of outdoor recreation at hand, but works for heading into the city, too.


Airstream trailer in Queen Anne

Airbnb | $85 per night

This airstream trailer has been set up as a full-on guesthouse, complete with gas oven, sound system, and air conditioning, set up on a large patio with outdoor seating, a freestanding fire pit, and even a tennis court. It sleeps four between the private queen bed and cushy common area.

The inside of a trailer with all-white walls and shelves has a dinette along the right wall with a window above and a full-size bed built into the far wall. Airbnb

1985 camping trailer in north Seattle

Airbnb | $50 per night

This vintage trailer is perfect for families of up to four, with a thoughtful remodel that includes built-in full bed and cubby-style bunk beds. The kitchen, while miniature, is fully equipped with a fridge and range, too. It shares yard space with the main house and another rental.