10 Best Airstream Rentals In Carlsbad, California - Updated 2024

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Carlsbad is one of Southern California’s most quintessential coastal towns that is always worth seeing no matter the season. What better way to explore this part of the South Coast than on an Airstream? You’ll get to explore the entire city and hop in and out to see attractions such as South Carlsbad State Beach, LEGOLAND California, Carlsbad Ranch, and the Museum of Making Music. From here, you can carry on to see the rest of San Diego County and stop by beach cities like Oceanside, Encinitas, and of course, San Diego. To get you ready for your road trip, here are the best Airstream rentals in Carlsbad, California.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 29, 2024.

1. Silvermist the Globetrotter (from USD 275)

Stay in SoCal’s beachfront campgrounds in this stylish 2021 Airstream Globetrotter affectionately called Silvermist by its adventurous owners. It’s perfectly equipped for up to five people. There’s a queen bed up front, a convertible double dinette, and a sofa bed for one. The kitchen is small but functional, with white countertops, a sink you can cover for additional space, a three-burner cooktop, and a refrigerator that is pretty big for Airstream standards.

Stayed at this property?
Carlsbad, CA, US
3.45 km (2.2 mi) from Holiday Park
10 reviews  
rv-rental 5 Guests

2. Sleek travel trailer (from USD 395)

Bigger is better in the case of this 27-foot (8.2-meter) International Signature Airstream from 2017. It sleeps up to six people and packs a punch with its amenities.

The modern amenities include a fully functional mini-kitchen with decent counter space, a full entertainment system so you can watch movies or listen to music on the go, and hot and cold water - a must for Southern California road trips. Pets are allowed to accompany you on this joyride.

Stayed at this property?
7.11 km (4.5 mi) from Holiday Park
6 Guests

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3. Adorable and compact motor coach (from USD 99)

Airstream Bambi Sports are reputed to be the cutest kind of Airstream out there, and upon seeing this rental, we can’t help but agree. Hook up this trailer to your main vehicle and get an additional 16 feet (4.9 meters) of comfort and fun as you travel around Carlsbad and San Diego County.

This pet-friendly Airstream rental can sleep up to four people. It has everything you need and more, from soft beds to beach essentials. If you can’t pick this baby up, you can have it delivered to you.

Stayed at this property?
Irvine, CA, US
68.58 km (42.7 mi) from Holiday Park
43 reviews  
rv-rental 4 Guests

4. Stylish Airstream in mint condition (from USD 200)

Whether it’s a weekend getaway around Carlsbad or a special event, this 2017 Airstream Bambi Sport for up to four people is the perfect addition to your trip. Past guests all agree that it’s stylishly designed and equipped with creature comforts. That includes a TV, indoor and outdoor showers, a functional kitchen, and air conditioning - ideal if you’re traveling in the summer.

All you need is for your vehicle to have a 2-inch (5-centimeter) receiver and you’re good to go.

Stayed at this property?
San Diego, CA, US
31.58 km (19.7 mi) from Holiday Park
4 reviews  
rv-rental 4 Guests

5. Sustainable and luxurious Airstream (from USD 229)

A tip: Dana Point in neighboring Orange County is one of the most picture-perfect places in Southern California. You can begin your road trip here and pick up this 2019 Airstream Sport. Perfect for off-the-grid travel, this pet-friendly rental offers 22 feet (6.7 meters) of living space for your road trip.

A radio, a queen-sized bed with foam pillows and premium organic linen, and a free meal are some of the perks you’ll get to enjoy when you rent this motor coach. And if you’re environmentally conscious, here’s an added perk: this Airstream is solar-powered.

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Dana Point, CA, US
47.75 km (29.7 mi) from Holiday Park
8 reviews  
rv-rental 4 Guests

6. Shiny Chateau

You might be on the fence about renting an Airstream for your road trip. After all, it has limited space. But this so-called chateau or castle on wheels offers lots of space - 30 feet (10 meters) to be exact. This can sleep up to eight people, more than most Airstreams for rent on the market.

Space isn’t the only highlight. This airy beach camper has two separate bedrooms furnished with a queen bed and a bunk bed, respectively. The kitchen has a four-burner stove, and if you need more beds, just turn the dinette into one. Small dogs are 100% welcome for an additional fee.

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Encinitas, CA, US
12.15 km (7.6 mi) from Holiday Park
2 reviews  
rv-rental 8 Guests

7. Timeless beauty on wheels (from USD 150)

Meet Betty - she might be the best companion for your great Carlsbad tour. Betty is a 2019 Airstream Sport, 22 feet (6.7 meters) in length, stylish, and functional in every way. This is the perfect rental if you’re looking to explore national parks, campgrounds, and state beaches!

A lightweight four-sleeper, this Airstream rental is fully stocked with everything you might need. From pots and pans to various card games, you’re covered. But to ensure the best safety, bring your own linens, pillows, and towels. Come meet Betty in San Diego then head north to Carlsbad.

Stayed at this property?
San Diego, CA, US
52.09 km (32.4 mi) from Holiday Park
23 reviews  
rv-rental 4 Guests

8. Country-style and fully stocked Airstream

While you’re in Southern California, why not sample the local wines and spirits? You can start your trip in Murrieta and pick up this fully stocked 2019 Airstream Sport. It’s a 22-feet (6.7-meter) single-axle motorcoach with a bevy of features. That includes dual awnings for outdoor hangouts, luxe leather seating throughout, Keurig coffee brewer, and memory foam gel mattresses. The only thing missing are linens, which you can request for a small fee.

Stayed at this property?
Murrieta, CA, US
47.36 km (29.5 mi) from Holiday Park
16 reviews  
rv-rental 4 Guests

9. Lovingly restored vintage Airstream (from USD 199)

Get flashbacks to the glory days of the Airstream in this vintage 1973 Airstream Land Yacht. Restored and upgraded with modern conveniences, it’s the ideal buddy to take with you as you explore North County San Diego - Carlsbad included. It sleeps four and offers 23 feet (7 meters) of space, a bit more than the usual Airstream rental. If you’re staying in Cardiff-by-the-Sea or Carlsbad, this Airstream can be delivered to you for free as well.

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Cardiff by the sea, CA, US
15.72 km (9.8 mi) from Holiday Park
5 reviews  
rv-rental 4 Guests

10. Bohemian-chic Airstream (from USD 150)

Compact and easy to tow, this 2020 Airstream Bambi can enhance your Carlsbad road trip experience. This 16-foot (4.9-meter) motor coach is light and well-designed with standout features, including solar power, indoor and outdoor showers, and plenty of sleeping space for up to four people. This Airstream is fully stocked; you’ll receive a PDF that lists everything you might need that this trailer offers. So pack accordingly!

Stayed at this property?
San Diego, CA, US
52.09 km (32.4 mi) from Holiday Park
5 reviews  
rv-rental 4 Guests

Drive along the Carlsbad coast with an Airstream

Imagine your car with a distinctive Airstream in tow plying the iconic Highway 101 that runs through the Southern California coastline - what a classic scene. Check out the rest of our Carlsbad and San Diego County travel guides to find more stops to include in your itinerary.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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