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Just 90-minutes north of San Francisco, AutoCamp is a design-forward, luxury camping experience for people who love the outdoors.
Just 90-minutes north of San Francisco, AutoCamp is a design-forward, luxury camping experience for people who love the outdoors.
Just 90-minutes north of San Francisco, AutoCamp is a design-forward, luxury camping experience for people who love the outdoors.
500 backers pledged $121,831 to help bring this project to life.

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AutoCamp – A Modern Airstream Getaway in the Bay Area

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Help us reach our $125,000 Stretch Goal!

We're closing in on the end of our campaign, so we've decided to offer a special reward if we hit a stretch goal of $125,000. We will give everyone who has pledged enough for a reward that includes a stay at AutoCamp Russian River, a custom-designed, stemless AutoCamp wine glass. Cheers!

$125K Stretch Goal Reward – a custom-designed, stemless AutoCamp wine glass!
$125K Stretch Goal Reward – a custom-designed, stemless AutoCamp wine glass!

Luxury, design-forward camping – without the heavy lifting.

AutoCamp started over three years ago in Santa Barbara with a couple of Airstreams and one simple idea: we wanted to make camping as easy, comfortable, and stylish as possible.

AutoCamp is just like a beautiful, design-forward boutique hotel – no sleeping bag required!
AutoCamp is just like a beautiful, design-forward boutique hotel – no sleeping bag required!
Enjoy the great outdoors at AutoCamp, we've taken care of all of the details for you.
Enjoy the great outdoors at AutoCamp, we've taken care of all of the details for you.
Our Airstream interiors are inspired by the best of midcentury modern design.
Our Airstream interiors are inspired by the best of midcentury modern design.

AutoCamp features truly remarkable amenities.

  • Beautiful brand new custom designed AutoCamp Airstream Suites with hotel-style interiors, that sleep up to 4 people each
  • Spa-inspired bathrooms with walk in showers
  • Luxury Canvas Tents with plush, modern interiors
  • Luxury hotel bedding, linens, and towels provided in every suite
  • Malin + Goetz Bath Amenity Products
  • Mattresses by Casper and in-room throw blankets by Coyuchi
  • Free Coffee and Tea 
  • Free Wifi
  • Curated Onsite Food & Beverage Amenities
  • Modern, Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired clubhouse pavilion
  • Indoor and outdoor fire pit lounges
  • Art installations and lawn games
  • Meadow for picnics in the afternoon sun
  • Native forest landscape in a grove of redwoods
  • Easy access to the Russian River
  • Walking distance to shops, restaurants, and wine tasting in downtown Guerneville
  • Bicycles for exploring the town or forrest

Experience modern design in the great outdoors.

Dan Weber Architecture and Geremia Interior Design combine the beauty of nature with eye-catching design, to create a unique lodging experience that you will never forget. 

Generous bedrooms with plush bedding and Casper mattresses.
Generous bedrooms with plush bedding and Casper mattresses.
We've designed spa-inspired bathrooms into each of the Airstreams – gone are the days of camping without a hot shower!
We've designed spa-inspired bathrooms into each of the Airstreams – gone are the days of camping without a hot shower!
Architect rendering of the Frank Lloyd Wright inspired pavilion nestled in the trees that we need your support to build!
Architect rendering of the Frank Lloyd Wright inspired pavilion nestled in the trees that we need your support to build!

Just 90-minutes north of San Francisco, CA.

After an exhaustive search, we know we've found the perfect place to launch our next location, just 90-minutes north of San Francisco in the beautiful Russian River town of Guerneville.

The beautiful Russian River stretches for miles and miles.
The beautiful Russian River stretches for miles and miles.
And the town of Guerneville has an amazing selection of gourmet eateries and great local wine and beer.
And the town of Guerneville has an amazing selection of gourmet eateries and great local wine and beer.

It's a place for friends and family.

AutoCamp is an ideal getaway for a romantic couple in search of a unique weekend, or the urban family that seeks a camping experience without any of the fuss or outdoor gear and equipment.

Perfect for the family that wants to camp, but doesn't have the gear.
Perfect for the family that wants to camp, but doesn't have the gear.
AutoCamp is a unique alternative to both traditional camping and traditional hotels.
AutoCamp is a unique alternative to both traditional camping and traditional hotels.

And a true Vacation Wonderland.

With endless vineyards and wineries, miles of hiking and biking trails, and vast expanses of river and beaches, the Russian River area of Sonoma County is truly a Vacation Wonderland.

Relax and take in the majestic redwoods, or play bocce at AutoCamp and make some new friends! You'll leave feeling relaxed and rejuvenated, and ready to come back.

This could be you! Help us make this project a reality.
This could be you! Help us make this project a reality.
Our project is located just 20 minutes from the mighty Pacific Ocean.
Our project is located just 20 minutes from the mighty Pacific Ocean.
We're just a short walk or bike ride from the center of town.
We're just a short walk or bike ride from the center of town.

Featured in over 100 press and media outlets worldwide.

Our test pilot project in Santa Barbara, which opened in 2013, has been featured in publications from around the world. We need your help so we can open our second location just north of San Francisco!

Mesa Lane Labs is a team of passionate designers, outdoors enthusiasts, and entrepreneurs based out of Santa Barbara, CA. We’re interested in creating new ways for people to experience the places they visit. And above all our focus is on creating environmentally sustainable projects.

The Mesa Lane Labs team does a TV Interview.
The Mesa Lane Labs team does a TV Interview.

The property will feature 23 brand-new Airstreams and luxury tents, each with their own private campfire, as well as a beautiful modern pavilion in the trees inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright. With your help, we'll be able to make this project a reality.

We’ve taken to Kickstarter to raise funds for the completion of our project so we can open for this summer, and with your help we'll be able to open before August 2016! As a reward to our supporters, we’re offering you the exclusive, first opportunity to reserve rooms at AutoCamp Russian River.

You'll get first access to the new property, its amenities including free bicycles, bocce, art installations, and more – only if you support our project through Kickstarter.

An architectural elevation of the Frank Lloyd Wright inspired clubhouse pavilion.
An architectural elevation of the Frank Lloyd Wright inspired clubhouse pavilion.
Each Airstream comfortably sleeps up to four people – so the whole family can enjoy AutoCamp!
Each Airstream comfortably sleeps up to four people – so the whole family can enjoy AutoCamp!
An incredible journey awaits, please join us in supporting AutoCamp – so you can gain early access this summer!
An incredible journey awaits, please join us in supporting AutoCamp – so you can gain early access this summer!

Risks and challenges

We have prototyped every aspect of the AutoCamp to ensure a top quality guest experience. Construction is currently in full swing at the property with an expected opening date by August 2016. Help us make this project a success by supporting us!

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    We'll send you a one-of-a-kind die cut AutoCamp Russian River sticker AND add you to the AutoCamp Founder's Club for exclusive updates and deals from AutoCamp.

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    We'll have one of our special artisanal S'Mores Kits waiting in your room when you book at AutoCamp Russian River or Santa Barbara.

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    We'll set you up right for a weekend adventure at AutoCamp with 2 limited-edition AutoCamp mugs AND an artisanal S'Mores Kit waiting in your room when you book at AutoCamp Russian River or Santa Barbara.

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    The Ultimate Russian River Package – A half-day canoe trip for two, 2 limited-edition AutoCamp mugs AND an artisanal S'Mores Kit waiting in your room when you book at AutoCamp Russian River.

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    A ONE-NIGHT MIDWEEK stay in the hotel you helped make possible at a extremely special rate only for our Kickstarter backers.

    Sun-Thurs Only. Excludes Vine Man, July 4th, Lazy Bear, and Jazz Fest weeks. Local taxes apply. Must use by June 1, 2017.

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    A ONE-NIGHT MIDWEEK stay (A $250 USD VALUE) in the hotel you helped make possible at a very special rate only for our Kickstarter backers.

    Sun-Thurs Only. Excludes Vine Man, July 4th, Lazy Bear, and Jazz Fest weeks. Local taxes apply. Must use by June 1, 2017.

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    A TWO-NIGHT STAY in the hotel you helped make possible at a very special rate only for our Kickstarter backers.

    Includes weekends! However, no bookings for Vine Man, July 4th, Lazy Bear, or Jazz Fest weekends. Local taxes apply. Must use by June 1, 2017.

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    A TWO-NIGHT STAY ($600 USD VALUE) in the hotel you helped make possible at a very special rate only for our Kickstarter backers.

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    A THREE-NIGHT STAY ($900 USD VALUE) in the hotel you helped make possible at a very special rate only for our Kickstarter backers.

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    Put your name on an Airstream! We'll acknowledge your support with a custom-engraved aluminum dedication plaque on the Airstream of your choice AND give you a THREE-NIGHT STAY in the hotel you helped make possible at a very special rate only for our Kickstarter backers.

    Includes weekends! However, no bookings for Vine Man, July 4th, Lazy Bear, or Jazz Fest weekends. Local taxes apply. Must use by June 1, 2017. Naming must be family appropriate and may be taken down someday.

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    ONE-MONTH Winter Residency (A $5,000 USD VALUE) at AutoCamp Russian River – Dig into that creative project, take a personal retreat, or just try out living in an Airstream! Call the Airstream of your choice home for the month of November, December, January, or February.

    Includes weekly housekeeping! Must use by June 1, 2017. Local taxes may apply.

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    The Ultimate THREE-NIGHT Team Retreat – Book out the entire property (24 Airstreams + 10 Luxury Tents) for your next team retreat. Have exclusive access to the property, and let those ideas flow!

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    The Ultimate THREE-NIGHT Team Retreat (A $22,500 USD VALUE) – Book out the entire property (24 Airstreams + 10 Luxury Tents) for up to 58 people for your next team retreat. Have exclusive access to the property, and let those ideas flow!

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Funding period

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