The Rolling History Car Show at the Florida Centennial

TCT Rolling History Day on 2/20/2019 Agenda Private Collection/Garage Tour   10a.m. – Noon Vintage Car Show   Noon – 4 p.m. *Dinner/Performance   5 – 11p.m. Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Rd., Brooksville, FL 34602 To register for this car show click here Custom, one off Trophies for Best in Show and Reserve Best in Show. Historical… Continue reading The Rolling History Car Show at the Florida Centennial

Introducing our new Northeast Regional Representatives

David Coon and Harry James – Northeast Regional Representative: New York, Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Delaware, Washington DC, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and New Jersey David’s Email: fairviewfarm@frontier.com Harry’s email: jameshywood7890@roadrunner.com David Coon – On the personal side. We have been married for 46 years. We reside in Fairport, NY, just east of Rochester.… Continue reading Introducing our new Northeast Regional Representatives

Tim Viall, new TCT California state representative

Tim and Susan Viall have been retired for five years and have traveled extensively through the US and Canada with two Serro Scotty trailers, a ’58 Scotty teardrop and a ’64 Scotty Sportsman (just rebuilt from the frame up). Their first vintage trailer, acquired 11 years ago, was a Kit Kamper teardrop, with which they… Continue reading Tim Viall, new TCT California state representative

Meet our newest TCT Representatives – Denis and Ginger Blaquiere

Denis Blaquiere: TCT Representatives at Large: Email: denblaq@gmail.com Hello, my name is Denis Blaquiere. My wife Ginger and I are originally from Michigan although we have lived in both Southern and Northern California. I spent my working career in Michigan as a design engineer in the automotive industry. Ginger was a pre-school teacher and still substitutes… Continue reading Meet our newest TCT Representatives – Denis and Ginger Blaquiere

Welcome to our new Oklahoma State representative

Rose Larson – Oklahoma State Representative Email: roselarson@att.net Hello, I’m Rose Larson. My husband and I collect and restore vintage campers. Our collection spans 5 decades of campers (30’s-70’s) and I love every single one of them! I actually closed my Real Estate Brokerage and retired at 55 to spend more time restoring and decorating them… Continue reading Welcome to our new Oklahoma State representative

TCT welcomes it’s Washington State Representative

Rene’ Perret – Washington State Representative: Email: downriver11@yahoo.com Hello all.  My name is Rene’ Perret, my handsome guy, Jeremy Ralston, and I live in SW Washington.  Together we have 5 adult children, 1 adorable grandbaby, and 1 fur baby.  We started our vintage trailer addiction with a 1955 Aloha we found on Craigslist in 2012.  “Tin… Continue reading TCT welcomes it’s Washington State Representative

New Oregon State Representative

Email: stazib@aol.com Hello! My name is Staci Bloomer and I reside in the beautiful state of Oregon with my handsome husband, Tim Dunks, our amazing son, Brody and our fur baby (aka trailer security) Willy. Our family has a love of all things vintage. We have attended Hot August Nights in Reno, NV for many years.… Continue reading New Oregon State Representative

Happier Camper coming to Corktown – Detroit Michigan

If your near Detroit – these new campers have a retro vibe to them. Might be a fun place to visit – Happier Camper, a young company that builds light, modular campers, was recently featured on the show Start Up. No tags for this post.

2017 Missouri Event Planning!

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 1st Kayuta “Kickoff” Rally

  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

Vintage Trailer Club Rolls into Camp Dearborn, Milford Michigan!

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!

HELP WANTED – State Representatives!!!

We are looking for State Representatives who would work directly with the Regional Representative and TCT support staff in the establishment of an event in their state. Don’t worry, we will help and guide you. Checklists and guidelines have been developed to assist the State Representative in planning an event for TCT members within their… Continue reading HELP WANTED – State Representatives!!!

S​ab​ego Lake Event Cancelled

Due to low initial registration and the high costs involved in hosting an event at S​ab​ego 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 S​ab​ego Lake Event Cancelled

Meet Tim Heintz – our TCT Southeastern Representative

Tim Heintz Panama City, Florida TCT Southeastern Representative What Trailer and tow vehicles do you own? 1949 Airfloat Landyacht 28′ 1950 Spartanette Tandem 30′ 1951 Lighthouse Duplex 28′ (TWO STORY) 1956 Hicks Mobiliner 28′ 1958 Skyline Deluxe 45′ 1959 Ellsworth 11′ 1960 Manorette Proto-type 16′ 1962 Yellowstone Cabover 16′ 1968 Serro Scotty 13′ 1967 Ford… Continue reading Meet Tim Heintz – our TCT Southeastern Representative

Tin Can Tourists’ 2015 Chautauqua Exhibit

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

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

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

Tin Can Tourists’ 2015 Chautauqua Exhibit

Tin Can Tourists’ 2015 Chautauqua Exhibit January 22, 2015 DeFuniak Springs, FL Once again time to hit the road for a TCT Rally, well more of a historical trailer display for the Defuniak Springs Florida Chautauqua Celebration. I woke up this morning a little later than most morning that I travel since the event is… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists’ 2015 Chautauqua Exhibit

Meet Karen Campbell – TCT Southwest Regional Representative

What is your name, location and TCT position? I am Karen Campbell your Tin Can Tourist SW Regional Representative.   My husband Kenny and I live in Albuquerque, NM and have a lake house at Elephant Butte, NM, we share with our retired German Shepard service dog-Duke. What trailer and tow vehicles do you own? Currently,… Continue reading Meet Karen Campbell – TCT Southwest Regional Representative

Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Winter Convention

Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Winter Convention February 23rd 2014 Brooksville, FL – Panama City, FL I woke up quite early this morning, probably a bit anxious to get on the road and head home, hoping to have no trouble on the way home unlike on our trip down. I started to pack up most of… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Winter Convention

Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Winter Convention

Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Winter Convention February 22nd 2014 Brooksville, FL Woke up this morning to a few dark clouds and a heavy fog, but there was the promise of clearing skies and warm weather to come quickly. I made my way over to the pavilion where we all had donuts/pastries and coffee for breakfast.… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Winter Convention

Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Winter Convention

Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Winter Convention February 21st 2014 Brooksville, FL I slept very well last night after such a long day of travel and roadside tire problem on the way down. The rest of the family slept in, but I went ahead and got up for breakfast at the pavilion to see everyone who… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Winter Convention

Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Winter Convention

Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Winter Convention February 20th 2014 Panama City, FL – Brooksville, FL I spent all day yesterday packing all the vintage trailer parts and antiques that I want to bring for the flea market on Saturday at the TCT Rally. Since I am not bringing a vintage trailer this time I may… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Winter Convention

Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Chautauqua Rally in DeFuniak Springs FL

Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Chautauqua Rally January 26th 2014 DeFuniak Springs, FL – Panama City, FL Last night must have been a bit warmer as I had to get up and turn the heat down during the night as it started to get a little too warm in the trailer. Still was a bit cool… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Chautauqua Rally in DeFuniak Springs FL

Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Chautauqua Rally in DeFuniak Springs FL

Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Chautauqua Rally January 25th 2014 DeFuniak Springs, FL Slept very well last night and stayed quite warm as last night was not as cold as the last few nights. In fact there were a few times I almost got hot last night, of course the heater was on full blast! As… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Chautauqua Rally in DeFuniak Springs FL

Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Chautauqua Rally in DeFuniak Springs FL

Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Chautauqua Rally January 24th 2014 DeFuniak Springs, FL Up bright and early this morning before my alarm went off thanks to the 5:00 am Train passing right behind my trailer! But I needed to get up early anyway to get the coffee started for everyone as it is very cold this… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Chautauqua Rally in DeFuniak Springs FL

Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Chautauqua Rally In Defuniak Springs FL

Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Chautauqua Rally January 23rd 2014 Panama City FL-DeFuniak Springs, FL I spent most of yesterday packing my Spartanette and getting ready to head out of town for the TCT DeFuniak Springs FL Rally. I have been watching the weather nervously as it has been changing every day for the extended forecast… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Chautauqua Rally In Defuniak Springs FL