We are planning events in Missouri next year. Next year, 2017, is the centennial celebration of the Missouri State Parks. The park system offers prairies, battlefields, covered bridges, ancient Indian villages, forested hills and valleys with caves and spring, streams with trout, lakes with bass and the homes of honored artists, pioneers, soldiers and statesmen. The… Continue reading 2017 Missouri Event Planning!
2016 TCT Bend Classic Vintage Trailer Rally Over 55 vintage trailers attended the second Bend Classic Vintage Trailer Rally at the J BarJ Youth Ranch on the edge of Bend OR. August 10-14. Proceeds went to support the good work of the ranch The Various public reports of open house hours were in disagreement so… Continue reading 2016 Bend Classic Report
Port Sanilac Vintage Show from Sight & Sound Videography on Vimeo. Tags: Port Sanilac, rally, TCT
From TCT member Bob Gallagher: A great thing happened at the TCT rally in Bend, Oregon this past weekend. A bit of a long story, I’ll keep it as short as possible, but it involves connecting with the original owner of a rare 1950’s Airfloat and involves the 91 year old gal in the photo.… Continue reading Reunited at the Bend Rally
Dal Smilie hosted a wonderful rally at J Bar J Youth Ranch. Event page: https://tincantourists.com/event/bend-classic-vintage-trailer-rally/ The Bend Classic Vintage Trailer Rally was held at the J Bar J Ranch just East of Bend, OR. Camping was on a grassy field with the Cascade Front in full view. This was the same weekend as the HUGE Flashback… Continue reading Photos from the Bend Classic Rally this last weekend
The fourth annual Fiddlers Picnic Rally was held in Livingston MT August 5-7. This event is within a 500 picker jam, The Fiddlers Picnic on the Old Mercier Ranch just South of Livingston MT. The ranch is right on the Yellowstone River and just North of the Park a few miles The first night was… Continue reading 4th Annual Fiddlers Picnic Rally
Starting a rally in a new area is easy but growing it and maturing it is the hard work. Congratulations to Barbara Lamacki for a successful 2ND annual rally at Illiniwek Forest Preserve. Great feedback, videos and pictures have been posted from the event! The campground loves it too, they posted this on their facebook page:… Continue reading 2nd Annual TCT Great River Road Vintage Trailer Rally
Read the who story at: http://www.coshoctontribune.com/story/news/2016/06/25/tin-can-tourists-open-house-takes-visitors-back-time/86386512/ Ten years ago, Gail Hinshaw of Worthington bought a 1967 Serro Scotty trailer for $100 that not only had a hole in the roof, but was “rotting,” she said with a chuckle. After a total refurbishment that included replacing the closet with a bathroom, she is proud to show off… Continue reading Coshocton Tribune: Tin Can Tourists open house takes visitors back in time
Superb Rally! Nichele, Jamie and Trudy with the Ranch checked with us often to see what they could do to help the rally at all stages. The open arm attitude made us feel the most welcome I have experienced. Had 18 trailers show up. Perfect weather. The “A” row had a constant view of the… Continue reading Terry Bison Ranch Rally, Cheyenne WY. 2016
Only a couple spots left and look what’s joining us! Rally Information is here No tags for this post.
June 2nd through June 5th at Kayuta Lake Campground Forestport, NY What a beautiful weekend for a Vintage Trailer Rally in the South Western Adirondack Mountains of New York State. Kayuta Lake Campground in Forestport, NY was a wonderful venue for the first Tin Can Tourists Northeast Kayuta “Kickoff” Rally. We had 13 trailers on… Continue reading 2016 1st Kayuta “Kickoff” Rally
Congratulations to those that won awards at the 2016 19th Annual Gathering Untitled document No tags for this post.
RV Business visited the Annual Spring Gathering – They talked with Forrest Bone, Hunt Jones, http://www.rvbusiness.com/2016/05/video-tin-can-tourists-celebrate-vintage-rvs/ The Tin Can Tourists, the vintage RV owners group that can trace its roots back to 1919, participated in the 19th Annual Official TCT Gathering May 19-22 at Camp Dearborn in Milford, Mich. Forrest Bone, credited with reviving the… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists Rally Outside Detroit
PRESS RELEASE May 1, 2016 — For Immediate Release: Vintage Trailer Club Rolls into Camp Dearborn, Milford Michigan! The TIN CAN TOURISTS (TCT) vintage trailer and motor coach club has chosen the Camp Dearborn in the Milford/Brighton area as the site of its 2016 Annual Gathering. This historic club, once the domain of travelers in the early… Continue reading Vintage Trailer Club Rolls into Camp Dearborn, Milford Michigan!
The Renningers gathering was a great event. You can read the recap here with lots of photos. Thanks to Jon & Stacy Schneiderman for representing and organizing the Tin Can Tourists at the event! They also won an award for “Best Glamping Campsite” Spring Vintage RV/Glamping Highlights Last weekend’s Spring Vintage RV &… Continue reading Renningers Recap
Due to low initial registration and the high costs involved in hosting an event at Sabego Lake, I have been forced to rethink the project and have concluded that cancellation is the best course for 2016. I will direct my efforts at finding a suitable commercial campground for 2017. If you have suggestions on a commercial campground, you love,… Continue reading Sabego Lake Event Cancelled
The Garden & Gun Magazine wrote a nice story to about the club corresponding to our 97th Winter Convention kickoff This weekend, collectors and wanderlusters alike will have the chance to see inside restored and renovated vintage RVs, motor coaches, and trailers at the Tin Can Tourists 97th Annual Winter Convention in Brooksville, Florida. For registered guests,… Continue reading It’s not a secret here
In the two weeks since registration was open for the rally at Camp Dearborn in May We have received 180 registrations. At this time, there are very few spots available. So if you had any interest in attend, you need to get your registration in pronto! No tags for this post.
The vintage trailers and the bus were well received at the Antique Show. A lot of interest and an opportunity to invite visitors to our Open House at Sertoma Youth Ranch on the 27th of February. Tags: Vintage Trailer
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The more we get together, the happier we’ll be! by flynbrian48 For Kim and I, the TCT spring and fall rally’s in Milford MI at Camp Dearborn are the bookends of our summer season. The spring rally, always on the third weekend of May, kicks off summer, and the fall rally, third weekend is September is… Continue reading The more we get together, the happier we’ll be!
Photos from the rally can be found here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/tbone2/albums/72157656945429753 Our Fifth annual rally was a perfect weather weekend. It was open window in the day and closed at night with it getting to a nice Fourth-Three degree fall night. We had a few people that showed up early and new folks showed up from Pocatello and… Continue reading Northern Utah Trailer Rally 2015
Terry, Attached is a flyer and a registration form for the Festival in Galena KS (AUG 1), celebrating the 75th year of Historic Route 66. This very short section of Route 66 (13.2 miles) is very proud of their history. I was involved in a vintage trailer parade with Sisters on The Fly in May,… Continue reading 75th year of Historic Route 66
*** Not a TCT event*** Sept 18 – 19 Johnson County Fairgrounds Franklin IN. Hoosier Vintage Wheels Swap Meet & Show. Vintage Cars Trucks Campers Bicycles, and Pedal Cars. Large gathering of pre 1972 Barn find & Survivor vehicles. Vintage campers $30, includes electric hookup for up to three nights camping. Swap spaces start at $25, Inside and… Continue reading Hoosier Vintage Wheels Swap Meet & Show
Ingredients: perfect weather, great friends old and new, awesome vintage rigs and 40 acres of classic cars. sprinkle in a host of celebrities and place on a picturesque private estate and there you have it a recipe for a perfect TCT weekend! On the first weekend in June TCT members from the USA and Canada… Continue reading The Tin Can Tourists Vintage Village at the Fleetwood Country Cruise In 2015
The Tin Can Tourists 18th (Consecutive) Annual Gathering by Hunt Jones Camp Dearborn in Milford Michigan was once again host to our Annual Gathering over the long May 18th weekend, Royal Can Opener and Openette Forrest and Jeri Bone presiding. This year’s rally was the largest ever with 194 registrations as the Electric Only… Continue reading The Tin Can Tourists 18th (Consecutive) Annual Gathering
Tin Can Tourists’ 2015 Chautauqua Exhibit January 25, 2015 DeFuniak Springs, FL After a good nights’ rest, I was happy to awake to a much warmer and sunny morning! I fixed the coffee for the morning and set out all the donuts I had for the members out under my awning. All the other members… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists’ 2015 Chautauqua Exhibit
Tin Can Tourists’ 2015 Chautauqua Exhibit January 24, 2015 DeFuniak Springs, FL Today is a promise of much a bit warmer weather, but awoke to 30 degrees when it was only forecasted to reach 38 so it is not looking good so far! I walked down to St Agatha’s Church once again for a hot… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists’ 2015 Chautauqua Exhibit
Tin Can Tourists’ 2015 Chautauqua Exhibit January 23, 2015 DeFuniak Springs, FL Woke up not long after midnight to the sound of rain on the roof of the trailer and it wasn’t long before it was really coming down hard! I looked outside to make sure the awning was still standing strong and after a… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists’ 2015 Chautauqua Exhibit