TCT Koozies

Having a beverage around the campfire is almost a requirement, so why did it take us 21 years to offer Koozies to our members? Good question! The wait is over! Tags: TCT

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Koozie Giveaway

CONGRATULATIONS TO TINA GALLAGER! She won the 1st raffle and we emailed her to get her mail address! We are going to try something new for us… a free raffle. All you have to do is visit some of our social media outlets and you’ll get entrees into the raffle to win a set of… Continue reading Koozie Giveaway

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Safe Restoration: Asbestos In Vintage Trailers

Vintage travel trailers are an excellent way to connect to the past while enjoying the great outdoors. One might be drawn to vintage trailers because of memories camping with their family in an airstream or traveling to see the national parks—toting a trailer behind the family station wagon. Vintage travel trailers are packed full of… Continue reading Safe Restoration: Asbestos In Vintage Trailers

Win a 1951 Chevy and 1954 Aljoa

Over 34 years ago at Lake Tahoe, several hard-partying friends decided there must be a better way to get home from a night out drinking in our local casinos than to try the usually dangerous and costly practice of trying to dodge the cops and drive themselves home (bad idea then, a worse idea now).​In 1985… Continue reading Win a 1951 Chevy and 1954 Aljoa

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TCT Welcomes “The Range” to the Vintage Friendly Campground program

If you are looking to rent and try out a vintage trailer, The Range Vintage Trailer Resort, then you need to head over to Ennis Texas for a weekend! You can bring your own trailer and camp or stay in one of their lovely trailers. The Range Vintage Trailer Resort 325 Slate Rock Rd, Ennis,… Continue reading TCT Welcomes “The Range” to the Vintage Friendly Campground program

Quarantine? Maybe in a trailer

What trailer has been used in the past to quarantine Americans from potential deadly viruses? It may not be the same as COVID-19 but we have used trailers to quarantine people. It required pretty significant sealing of the trailer and vacuums to create negative air pressure but it worked. Haven’t figured out which trailer we… Continue reading Quarantine? Maybe in a trailer

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TCT Rallies and Covid-19

As the global community responds to the coronavirus outbreak, the Tin Can Tourists is recommending changes in the rally format for 2020. PROTECTING OUR TCT MEMBERS To protect our members, TCT is taking the following measures:  Cancelling all open houses at events until the situation improves Asking members to self-identify, if they have traveled to… Continue reading TCT Rallies and Covid-19

1956 Airfloat to Palace on Wheels: BARNTalks with Walter & Monica – March 10, 7 – 9pm on Bainbridge Island, WA

Monica and I are the March BARNTalk presenters. This FREE evening of stories and images features our adventure customizing this 30′ 1956 Airfloat Land Yacht.  Tuesday, March 10; 7 – 9pmBainbridge Artisan Resource Network – BARN8890 Three Tree Lane NE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110RSVP (registration) requested (but not required) BARN (Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network) is an amazing 25,000 sq. ft.… Continue reading 1956 Airfloat to Palace on Wheels: BARNTalks with Walter & Monica – March 10, 7 – 9pm on Bainbridge Island, WA

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Colorado campground, La Veta Pines RV Park, joins the Vintage Friendly Campground Program

The Tin Can Tourists welcomes the 84th campground to join the TCT Friendly Campground program. You can now travel across the United States and stay a campground that welcomes your vintage trailer. Check out the map La Veta Pines RV Park 226 W Grand Ave, La Veta, CO 81055 Phone Number: (719) 742-3252http://www.lavetapines.com/Email Address: lavetapines@gmail.comOwners or Contact… Continue reading Colorado campground, La Veta Pines RV Park, joins the Vintage Friendly Campground Program

Dunes Harbor joins the TCT Friendly Campground Program

The Tin Can Tourists welcomes another campground to our Vintage Friendly program bringing the total to 83 campgrounds to choose from when your out on the road. Make sure to support these campgrounds! You never have to worry about pulling in and being given a hard time about the age of your trailer at one… Continue reading Dunes Harbor joins the TCT Friendly Campground Program

Time to get Classy!

TCT Members can get the historic brass medallion for 10% off – $13.50 and that includes shipping. Get yours while they last! https://tincantourists.com/product/brass-emblem/ Tags: TCT

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Tin Can Tourists welcomes two new TCT Friendly Campgrounds – one in Michigan and one in Texas!

The Vintage Friendly campground map is growing , we now have 82 campgrounds across the nation that welcome Tin Can Tourists and their vintage rigs. The latest to join the TCT Frindly program ar: Conestoga Grand River Campground 9720 Oriole Dr, Coopersville, MI 49404Phone: (616) 837-6323website: http://www.conestogacampground.com/default.htmEnjoy camping at its best on the Beautiful Grand River… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists welcomes two new TCT Friendly Campgrounds – one in Michigan and one in Texas!

A 1960s Cowgirl Goes Vintage

Check out the feature article about Janet Boutilier’s experience with the Tin Can Tourists in the 2019 Fall MyBlue magazine. Her article starts on page 4! “Everyone is welcome with the Tin Canners,” says Janet Boutilier, 70, of Carleton, Michigan. In 2012, Janet became a member of the Mid-States Region Tin Can Tourists after renovating… Continue reading A 1960s Cowgirl Goes Vintage

Reserve your site this week for the Port Crescent gathering!

REMINDER – this week is when you’ll be able to reserve your campsite for the gathering! https://tincantourists.com/event/12th-annual-tct-port-crescent-rally/ 2020 Port Crescent “Take Over” Dates: July 23-26, 2020 Port Crescent State Park in Port Austin Michigan Step 1) Get you camp site using the Michigan State Park Reservation System (https://www.midnrreservations.com/) or by calling 1-800-447-2757 (1-800-44PARKS) There is No… Continue reading Reserve your site this week for the Port Crescent gathering!

Meet new TCT member Catherine, owner of Vintage Camper Share

I don’t know… maybe other TCT members might be interested in my growing little business. I am starting to do more marketing (mostly to reduce the number of miles I have to drive to sustain this fledgling enterprise….) Was just featured as the Owner of the Month (or is it week) by Outdoorsy, the big… Continue reading Meet new TCT member Catherine, owner of Vintage Camper Share

Last chance to get your Centennial Items

It took us 100 years to get here and you only have a few more weeks to order your TCT centennial items. At the end of 2019, they will be packed away and stay in storage for another 100 years. Tags: TCT

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Mid-States Regional Representatives announced

Tin Can Tourists are excited to announce our new Mid-States representatives: Brandon & Liz Morrison: Mid-States Regional Representatives Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Arkansas.Email: redbrandon03@gmail.com My wife Liz and I are very honored and excited to be the new Mid States Representatives for the Tin Can Tourists.  We first became involved with… Continue reading Mid-States Regional Representatives announced