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Introducing our new Arizona State Representative – Gail Leggett

The Tin Can Tourists club is excited to announce another state representative to support our growing club. Please welcome and say hello to Gail Leggett  our new Arizona State Representative! Gail’s Email: ggleggett@hotmail.com I live on an acre in the foothills of Oro Valley (Tucson), Arizona with my husband, 2 dogs, […]


TCT Brass Medallions

These high quality brass medallions are available to our members. If you are a member, you can order your medallion here: https://tincantourists.com/product/brass-emblem/ Dal Smilie’s is getting his 1946 16’ Curtis Wright Model 1 out for some finishing touches and of course spring in the north country came. Note the medallion […]


Vintage Wood Trailers

Meet the work of Randy Avellar, he has had many vintage vehicles in my life. He started making vintage Trailers about three years ago and was sent to the TCT web site from Flite Camp out of Bend Or. He sent some pictures of his trailers and they thought our members […]


TheVAP at the 99th TCT Winter Convention

The guys (hosted by Tim Shepard and Panel Pro Colin Hyde) who record one of our favorite podcasts called the theVAP (Vintage Airstream Podcast) recorded their latest podcast at the Tin Can Tourists 99th Winter Convention. Colin was attending in person, as he’s done for the last few years. http://www.thevap.com/vapcasts/vap0290.mp3 […]


Sleepy Hollow RV Park joins the Vintage Trailer Friendly Campground Program

Welcome to the latest campground to join the TCT Friendly Campground program. Sleepy Hollow RV Park and Campground Address: 3340 Blackhawk Avenue, Oxford, IA 52322 Phone Number: (319) 828-4900 Website: http://sleepyhollowia.com/ Email Address: shcamping@southslope.net Fishing in the pond, swimming in the pool, or exploring festivals –these are just a few of the things that […]


History Flashbacks

Even after our region’s first settlers built towns and cities, some would still head to wilder areas to practice “woodcraft,” as camping used to be called. Sociologist have posited that the desire to explore is endemic in all Americans. The country’s first RV club, the Tin Can Tourists, was organized […]