Magazine article Sunset

Born to Ride

Magazine article Sunset

Born to Ride

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When people talk about "living the dream," they might mean a mega-mansion or a first-class ticket to the South of France. We, however, have a few different ideas. Give us a weekend in a simple cabin by the shore, a picnic blanket with a basket of ripe tomatoes, a little corner of a garden in which to turn our faces to the sky. But when it comes to the ultimate Sunset fantasy, one word leaps to mind: Airstream. And that's where Dean and Regina Atkins come in.

"We both liked the idea of being mobile and taking everything with us," says Regina, half of the San Clemente, California-based couple whose Instagram feed (@sunsetmagazinelife) started out as a way to chronicle all the adventures they gleaned from the pages of this magazine. Their trailer of choice: Baby, a custom 1957 Airstream they scored on Craigslist. The original owners had purchased it directly from the factory, taken it on family camping trips for a decade, and then parked it in a bam in the late '60s where it sat, untouched, until the children put it up for sale in 2013. …

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