We are new to the world of Travel trailers and RVs We got interested when we attended a Tin Can Tourist event in our home town of DeFuniak Springs Fl.… Continue reading New Member Interview with Ron Walls
Can you tell us about how you got into the vintage trailer hobby? We actually got into it unexpectedly. We were looking for an RV and stumbled across this and… Continue reading New member interview with Mitch Cater-Cyker
I got started about 6 years ago when I retired. My sister and brother in law , Margie and Nelson Bove , have been restoring vintage trailers for several years… Continue reading Interview with new member David Mason
Can you tell us about how you got into the vintage trailer hobby? I’ve always loved camping – and makeovers. I discovered vintage trailers through Pinterest What type of trailers… Continue reading New Member interview with Elizabeth Patzke
Nicole and John McGillis, owners of Blueberry Hill Classics Can you tell us about how you got into the vintage trailer hobby? We were tired of tent camping after a… Continue reading New member interview with Nicole & John McGillis
The Tin Can Tourists welcome J&J’s Getaway to the Vintage Friendly Campground program and encourages our members to visit the park and return the support for the vintage trailer hobby.… Continue reading TCT welcomes J&J’s Getaway Campground & RV Park
We bought our first vintage trailer in December of 2019 when we were looking for a small trailer to restore and make into a pie and ice cream food trailer. … Continue reading New member interview with Barb Malone
Can you tell us about how you got into the vintage trailer hobby? I grew up in a camping family and traveled a lot with a pop-up/tenttrailer that my grandfather… Continue reading New member interview with Charles Knutson
Can you tell us about how you got into the vintage trailer hobby?While we love vintage trailers we purchased an Airstream in 2015 that offered modern amenities so we could… Continue reading New Member Interview with Ryan Kane
Can you tell us about how you got into the vintage trailer hobby?Neighbor Butch Starner got us started What type of trailers have you owned and what do you have… Continue reading New Member Interview with Joanna Haneckowv
Can you tell us about how you got into the vintage trailer hobby? It’s more of a necessity than a hobby. Bought our 1970 Aristocrat in 1996 but a newer… Continue reading New Member Interview: Anne Farmer
The Tin Can Tourists are very grateful to Ron Baumgarten and Shannon Rozell for supporting and growing the club in Michigan. Ron said they both have been very busy the… Continue reading Introducing our new Michigan TCT representatives
Tim Heintz posted this comprehensive list of movies and TV series in our TCT facebook group. It started a great discussion and we wanted to make sure this list preserved.… Continue reading TV & Movies that feature Vintage RVs by Tim Heintz
Charles Heyer has been posting photos and information in our facebook group about his grandparents camping trip that happened in 1921. People have really enjoyed the photos and encouraged him… Continue reading Heyer Camping Journal – camping 100 years ago
Can you tell us about how you got into the vintage trailer hobby? “Couldn’t find a used small modern travel trailer so went vintage.” What type of trailers have you owned… Continue reading An Interview with new member Mary Anne Papiersky
With the restrictions being lift and our members itching to get back together, Tin Can Tourists rallies are being back on the calendars and everyone is excited to be able… Continue reading 2021 Rallies are going Strong!
One of the activities at a recent rally was a scavenger hunt to people out of the campground and explore the beautiful lakes in Cadillac, Michigan. Here are the clues:… Continue reading Lumberjack Rally Scavenger Hunt
We held a new member orientation for those that haven’t been to a rally recently because of the pandemic. All of the secrets were revealed to our members and they… Continue reading Virtual New Member Orientation
Do you know the secret password? Have you not been able to come to a Tin Can Tourists Rally that had a new member orientation? If you are a TCT… Continue reading What is the secret TCT password?
Watch Angelic Hathway provide all the details on Hagerty’s new vintage trailer insurance program. Angelic joined Tin Can Tourists’ Terry Bone during the 4th session of the Tin Can Tutoring… Continue reading Hagerty’s new vintage trailer insurance program
We love these types of stories. John J. sent us this one! A brief history, years ago I posted this: Quote: My parents had a 1971 Georgie Boy travel trailer… Continue reading The search for the lost “Georgie Boy” trailer
We talked with our Colorado State rep, Jean Bundschuh who is also the owner of Tin Can Awnings. Jean is extremely knowledgeable about vintage rope and pole awnings and answered… Continue reading Video: Everything you need to know about Awnings
Ansel Easton Adams (February 20, 1902 – April 22, 1984) Ansel was an American photographer and environmentalist, best known for his black-and-white photographs of the American West, especially in Yosemite National… Continue reading Life at Olympic Trailer Park (1939)
Tin Can Tourists’ member Jim Pritchard posted this list of items to consider when getting your trailer out of storage and ready for your first camping trip! That first camping… Continue reading Spring Checklist – Are you ready?
Need a Tin Can Tourists decal a small trailer window or on a tow vehicle. We now have a subtle solution and they are super affordable. We have a NEW… Continue reading New TCT Decals for 2021
When a Pepsi-drinking husband and a Coke-loving wife buy a vintage trailer they name Bubbles, you know they are in for some carbonated fun. Tin Can Tourists members Rick Cook… Continue reading It’s Coca-Cola Vs. Pepsi Collectibles for This Couple
We have added two virtual events for April for our members! The weekend following Easter, we are going to talk with our Colorado State rep, Jean Bundschuh who is also… Continue reading Two Tin Can Tutoring Sessions planned for April
Does anyone have the manual for my vintage trailer? I’m looking for electrical diagrams for my trailer? Where can I buy a manual for my vintage trailer? These are common… Continue reading Vintage Trailer Manuals
by Hunt Jones More Great News! The Hagerty Insurance Company of Traverse City MI has finally created a long-awaited Agreed Value product for vintage travel trailers. This is similar to… Continue reading REDUX! Vintage Trailer Insurance!
If you are in the Montana area and need some work done on your vintage trailer, the choice is clear. GT Services provides everything from a full frame off restoration… Continue reading Montana’s choice for Vintage Trailer restoration!