Northeast Regional Rally Registration opens February 2nd, 2019 at 8:00am EST

Tin Can Tourists Northeast Rally, Sampson State Park, (Romulus, New York), September 12-15, 2019 The Northeast Regional Rally registration will open Saturday February 2, 2019 at 8:00am EST This year, there is room for 100 vintage trailers and vintage campers as the rally has expanded to two loops at Sampson State Park. The link to… Continue reading Northeast Regional Rally Registration opens February 2nd, 2019 at 8:00am EST

Get Your Dinner and Entertainment Tickets for the Florida Centennial Celebration

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Get Your Dinner and Entertainment Tickets for the Florida Centennial Celebration Absolutely NO Tickets will be available at the event. Catering counts must be in advance. Ticket forms must be postmarked by February 1, 2019 You aren’t able to come to the entire event but really want in on some of the action??!! Hangout with… Continue reading Get Your Dinner and Entertainment Tickets for the Florida Centennial Celebration

What is an Open House at a Vintage Camper Rally?

Visitors talking to owners at a Tin Can Tourists vintage trailer rally

Vintage Trailer Open Houses At trailer rallies there are often an open house of the Vintage Travel Trailers. This is a chance for the public to see how these vintage working trailers have been restored by their current owners and tour through each of them. It’s also an opportunity for the owner to show off… Continue reading What is an Open House at a Vintage Camper Rally?

Preview of Campground for the Florida Centennial

Here is a nice video taken at the Tin Can Tourists Winter Convention of Vintage Campers in 2017. This can give you a good idea of what to expect at the 2019 Centennial Celebration that will be held at the Sertoma Youth Ranch in February. Still time to register or plan to come on our… Continue reading Preview of Campground for the Florida Centennial

Short Stay option added for the Florida Centennial Celebration

Now that we’ve received the majority of extended stay registrations, we’ve added a short stay option for the Florida Centennial Celebration – this is an option to camp Thursday thru Sunday at the Centennial! Registration form is on the event page. https://tincantourists.com/event/florida-tct-centennial-celebration/ Tags: TCT

6th Annual Fiddlers Picnic Vintage Trailer Rally report

The Fiddlers Picnic is a 44 year old acoustic music jam held on the Old Mercier Ranch on the South side of Livingston, MT.  August 3-5. The event is just North of Yellowstone National Park and on the banks of the Yellowstone River Within that event is the Fiddlers Picnic Vintage Trailer Rally, now in… Continue reading 6th Annual Fiddlers Picnic Vintage Trailer Rally report

TCT Port Crescent Article Featured in Mobilerving.com

SUN, SURF AND ALUMINUM ALL SHINE AT THE PORT CRESCENT VINTAGE CAMPER SHOW By : William Flood   August 06, 2018 If you’ve not had the fortune to experience the Great Lakes during summertime, you are in for a treat. Picture the Caribbean without the palm trees – water so clear you can see the bottom twenty… Continue reading TCT Port Crescent Article Featured in Mobilerving.com

Vintage trailers show off retro glory at Illiniwek

Great coverage of the 2018 TCT Great River Road Vintage Trailer Rally, Friday at Illiniwek Forest Preserve Campground. Read “The Dispatch” article here https://qconline.com/news/local/vintage-trailers-show-off-retro-glory-at-illiniwek/article_9c87797c-881d-5809-81c1-24c4288cf651.html Tags: campground, TCT, Trailer Rally, Vintage Trailer, Vintage Trailer Rally, Vintage Trailers

It May Not Be As Difficult As You think to Restore A Vintage Trailer

by Paul Lacitinola Vintage trailers can be a fun and economical hobby whether you are 16 or 75 years old or somewhere in between. If you can tow a small trailer, you are sure to be welcomed to one of the hundreds of vintage trailer rallies happening across the USA every year. Acquiring your trailer… Continue reading It May Not Be As Difficult As You think to Restore A Vintage Trailer

2018 Tin Can Tourists 21st Annual Gathering Concours Winners

Friday Night Lights Reserve Best in Show – 1956 Duro owned by Tim Maurice Best in Show – 1964 Shasta Airflyte owned by Kevin and Sharon Sopata John Canner Culp Special Interest Best in Show – 1962 Memorabilia owned by Paul A. Broxon Awesome Interiors 1997 Airstream Norman Rockwell owned by John and Sue Allison… Continue reading 2018 Tin Can Tourists 21st Annual Gathering Concours Winners

Tin Can Tourists Centennial Celebration

The planning for the 2019 Centennial Celebration is progressing. I am focusing 100% on Historical Societies for help and the response has been encouraging. Societies in Sarasota, Arcadia, Manistee, Empire and Traverse City have indicated, pending board approval, that they will assist in the overall plans for this historic celebration and caravan.   A rough… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists Centennial Celebration

TCT Florida Winter Season Camping

Unidentified women sunbath at the Hollywood Beach Trailer Park: Hollywood, Florida Date: January 1953

Current winter season schedule: Note new date for the Mingle and Jingle at Sertoma Youth Ranch. KORESHAN NOVEMBER 2-5 – REGISTRATION AVAILABLE IN AUGUST MINGLE AND JINGLE, NOVEMBER 30, DECEMBER 1-3, 2017. -There will not be a site reservation procedure with the Ranch. Show up and pay for your stay. The park manager will collect.… Continue reading TCT Florida Winter Season Camping

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No 2017 Bend Classic Rally but…

We’ve gotten a few questions on the dates for the Bend Classic rally in 2017. No rally in 2017 but plan on June 17-18 in 2018 In conjunction with VAC Caravan to Salem OR. There will be an emphasis on acoustic roots music. Details soon!!! No tags for this post.

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98th Winter Convention Special Presentation

“Are We There Yet?” America’s Offbeat Roadside Attractions   “Are We There Yet?”  A one hour Power Point historical presentation on luring families into strange, wonderful, and just plain weird tourist traps. Presenter – Hunt Jones As of the January 24th, seventy units have registered for the Convention. A tentative schedule will be out a… Continue reading 98th Winter Convention Special Presentation

TIN CAN TOURISTS 98th Winter Convention Press Release – Original “Tiny Homes” On Tour in Brooksville, FL

PRESS RELEASE: February 1, 2017 – For Immediate Release: Original “Tiny Homes” On Tour in Brooksville, FL Are you interested in living large in a small space?  Do you wish you could take your house with you when you travel?  Has the idea of a TINY HOUSE stirred your fancy?  Then head out to the… Continue reading TIN CAN TOURISTS 98th Winter Convention Press Release – Original “Tiny Homes” On Tour in Brooksville, FL

Tiny House Festival pictures

The tiny-house enthusiasts gathered this weekend at the St. Johns County Fairgrounds say their itty-bitty homes leave them feeling liberated, not squished. Just listen to Renee McLaughlin, who rents out her old 3,300-square-foot house and has downsized to an 87-square-foot micro-house she parks on her family’s property in rural southeast Iowa: “I just paid off… Continue reading Tiny House Festival pictures

2016 TCT North East Rally by Hunt Jones

In western NY State, eleven long and narrow “finger lakes” sit side-by-side in a north-south direction.  For 325 million years, this area was part of a large inland sea.  Subsequently, through geological uplift, the sea drained south as great gaps appeared, eventually covered by glaciers that carved the drainage river beds deeper as they receded and… Continue reading 2016 TCT North East Rally by Hunt Jones

BEND CLASSIC VINTAGE TRAILER RALLY

From – http://outsideinterests.info/article/bend-classic-vintage-trailer-rally/ LIFESTYLE BEND CLASSIC VINTAGE TRAILER RALLY AUGUST 30, 2016 “We love the Shastas and all the canned hams, but there is a lot of shiny aluminum here this year,” said Dal Smilie, Tin Can Tourists member and host of the Bend Classic Vintage Trailer Rally held this month. Among the many mid-century trailer… Continue reading BEND CLASSIC VINTAGE TRAILER RALLY