04/05/2012 07:07 am ET Updated Jun 05, 2012

Like Food Trucks For Shopping: 11 Mobile Stores To Visit (PHOTOS)

The phrase "truck shop" does not conjure images of sartorial grandeur. But call it the next iteration of the food cart phenomenon, and we bet you're intrigued.

These entrepreneurs are taking the concept of mobile shopping literally by souping up old buses, trailers and trucks and using them to peddle goods like records, magazines, vintage clothing and housewares.

Here are a few of the funkiest caravans around.

--by Erin Wylie, Condé Nast Traveler

Like Food Trucks for Shopping - 11 Mobile Stores to Visit

More from Condé Nast Traveler:
The World's Best Places to Stay in 2012

National Park Views Not to be Missed

The Top 100 Cruise Ships in the World

16 Pools with Stellar Views

This article originally appeared on Condé Nast Traveler: Like Food Trucks for Shopping--11 Mobile Stores to Visit