To polish or not to polish?

Vintage Trailer supply sells some excellent propane tanks but the question is – do you polish or paint yours? VTS’s version is more than bling. Lighter weight and no corrosion are two important benefits. Their aluminum tanks are the last you’ll ever need to buy.  


Wizard of Oz Festival

The Tin Can Tourists and Sisters on the Fly are invited to the Ionia Wizard of Oz Festival Rally cost is $30 for TCT Members 2 Food vouchers will be supplied for breakfast or lunches Friday: Dessert gathering @ 7pm Saturday: Catered Pizza Saturday/Sunday – coffee clatch with donuts provided […]

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Want a painting of your trailer?

Justin Kolbe is an aspiring artist interested in vintage trailers. He offers original acrylic paintings of your personal trailers ranging in price from $75 to $100 depending on size. His paintings will also be available on Society6.com in a variety of forms from t-shirts and travel mugs to prints and […]


Pictures from the past

Our first rally in Sept 2004, Laughlin, NV. Only two trailers.Both 1947,12 ft(.ser.#’s were two apart.). The Boles did not expect to see trailers. The”rally” was actually were the old caravaner’s from the early days.. They were kind enough to autograph our trailer. We spent three great days listening to […]


1935 Airstream Torpedo FOR SALE

This trailer is THE 1935 Airstream Torpedo that is recognized by the Airstream Corporation as the oldest existing Airstream in the World! This trailer is truly a rare and one of a kind trailer whose entire history is well known in the vintage trailer hobby. It is a one family trailer […]


Antique Automobile Club of America’s Region in Northern Virginia

We are the Antique Automobile Club of America’s Region in Northern Virginia.  Bull Run Region, AACA.  We collect, display, restore and preserve antique and classic cars in original condition without modifications that are over 25 years including cars, trucks, motorcycles , campers and race cars.  Anything that was built as […]


The Great American Trailer Park Musical

Dear TCT Members, The Downriver Actors Guild will be producing “The Great American Trailer Park Musical” here in Wyandotte Michigan. We have been invited to be part of the show! This is their annual dinner theater event. The DAG has invited us to camp on main street just outside of […]



The Tin Can Tourists were given 5 books to give away to our members. The winners were drawn using random.org random number generator. There was a lot of interest in the books with 277 entries. Details about the book can be found here The winners are: Terry Fleming – Michigan Debra […]


50th Anniversary of the Greenbelt Park campground

The TIN CAN TOURISTS are invited to participate: As the time passes, approaching the planned show in May (again, May 6-8 are the dates) here at Greenbelt Park, we hope to gauge participation a little more specifically for the weekend.  If we can work up a number of participants, and […]


Relic Trailers

http://www.relictrailers.com/ Have you ever wanted a vintage-style trailer that was made with current materials?  Jayne Barocela is bringing this long lost idea into reality. It started when she stumbled across an unlikely craigslist advertisement.  A man acquired a warehouse in Michigan, what he found upstairs on the second floor was […]


Tin Can Tourists History

  Tin Can Tourists  Tin Can Tourists at Tampa’s De Soto Park, 1920 Burgert Brothers, Digital Florida Studies Center Gallery.  http://scholarcommons.usf.edu/flstud_gallery/100 The Twentieth Century Pioneer With the arrival of the 20th century, Americans continued in the pioneering spirit of their forbearers and took to their automobiles to explore the great […]


Featured Brand – Eriba Puck

One of the most interesting trailers from Europe – The Eriba Puck http://tincantourists.com/wiki/doku.php?id=eriba_puck Eriba Puck Manufacturer Information http://www.typ3.com/puck/ Source of original German. German speakers please help translate!! There was once a ERIch BAchem … No doubt heard the caravan type PUCK of the world’s most successful models of the vehicle […]


Tall Texan Rally

Save the date!  Tentatively, another world famous camp out hosted by Nancy May.  More details to come.


2nd Annual Sonofabear Vintage Trailer Rally

Come one come all to beautiful Enumclaw Wa. This is the 2nd year for this event. Rally officially starts July 8th but you can show up as early as the 5th. Cost is $20 per night plus a one time rally fee of $15. Power and water are available just […]


Sixth Annual Gorge Gathering

Memorial Day Weekend- May 26-30, 2016 Fair Grounds, Stevenson, Washington Welcome to the Sixth Annual Gorge Gathering held again at the fairgrounds in Stevenson, Washington. This year you can start arriving on Thursday afternoon and runs from Friday noon on Monday noon. Only registered units may attend – limited to […]


Valentine’s Campout

The annual Valentine’s Campout will be for February 12th, 13th and 14th, 2016, at the Coyote Howls Campground in Why, Arizona. This is dry camping with restrooms and showers available. This year there will be a pot luck after the music on Saturday afternoon instead of finger food during the […]


Want a free “Brave Little Camper” book? 2 comments

The Tin Can Tourists were given 5 books to give away to our members. If your interested in being part of the drawing – please fill out the form by February 6th and we will draw 5 winners on Sunday February 7th. Details about the book can be found here […]


Roslyn Vintage Trailer Rally 2016

Save the date for 7th Annual Rally on Father’s Day weekend 2016 in Roslyn,WA at Runje Field! WHERE: Runje Field, Roslyn, WA WHEN: Arrive anytime Friday 6/17 after 9am and leave by 2pm Sunday 6/19/2016. Contact: If you have any questions, please contact Kim Ross at themanetamer@comcast.net or 206-227-5194. Please […]


2016 Triple XXX Vintage Trailer Show

Hello vintage trailer friends and Happy New Year! Its that time of year to start planning the Camping/Shows for the summer. Attached is our 2016 show informational , if you have come in the past , it’s all pretty much the same however feel free to contact me if you […]


Humboldt Junkies Flea Market & Vintage Rally

Junk geniuses from California and Oregon come with their best vintage finds. You’ll get to tour vintage glampers, listen to live music and enjoy eats and drinks while you shop.   Humboldt Junkies vintage trailer rally takes place in the cool redwoods at Fortuna’s Rohner Park. The public pays an […]