Monthly Archives: April 2009


Galloping Bungalows

TCT is pleased to announce that author, David Thornburg, will be attending the 12th Annual Gathering. Mr. Thornburg is the author of Galloping Bungalows. This book was the source for much of the historical information Jeri and I have referenced regarding the Tin Can Tourists. Mr. Thornburg will be available for […]


Tentative Schedule for the 12th Annual Gathering

TCT is pleased to announce that David Thornburg, author of Galloping Bungalows, will be attending the 12th Annual Gathering. The material on TCT in his book served as the historical foundation for the renewal of the Group in 1998. Thursday – May 14, 2009 5:30 TCT Tent Chili Cook-off Set-up 5:45 […]


Inland Northwest Vintage Trailer Rally

Inland Northwest Vintage Trailer Rally Pend Oreille County Park, NE Washington August 28, 29, 30, 2009   Here is an opportunity for good old fashioned camping in Eastern Washington. This is a camp ground that has not changed in 40-50 years so it will be like the old days of […]


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Life Magazine Jan 30, 1939

  The article reads: 645 Tourist Trailers Jam the Tampa Municipal Park The white oblongs in the airview above are the roofs of 645 trailers assembled in Tampa, Fla., for the 19th annual convention of the Tin Can Tourists of the World. Beside them are the darker rectangles of their […]


Annual Gathering Update – only 17 sites remain

As of Monday, March 30th – 17 sites remain.    Register for the Tin Can Tourists 12th Annual Gathering Camp Dearborn, Milford, Michigan  May 14-17th 2009  Registration Fee $100.00 for two adults includes Annual Membership for May 2009 to May 2010, Window Sign, Rally Plaque, Entertainment, Pizza Party, Fellowship Banquet, […]