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

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

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

TCT Florida Homecoming Rally 2011

Estero, Fl  November 9, 2011 Time again for the Florida Homecoming Rally down in Estero Florida at the Koreshan State Historic Site. So after a full 10 hour work day today I headed straight home to hook up my 1950 Spartanette to my truck and head south! By the time I made it home and… Continue reading TCT Florida Homecoming Rally 2011

Fall into Vintage Rally

Brief description of event: Join us in the beautiful Smokey Mountains for a weekend to remember. Mid-October is peak season for the foliage color change so take the opportunity to see this beautiful area while meeting new TCT friends. Date: October 14 – 16, 2011 Location: Four Paws Kingdom Campground, Rutherfordton, NC 28139, 828.287.7324, www.4pawskingdom.com Number… Continue reading Fall into Vintage Rally

Schedule of Events for 2011 Virginia Vintage Rally

2011 Virginia Vintage Rally Events Schedule Friday – April 29, 2011 Arrival and parking 7:00 pm                  Get Acquainted Social Hour at Club House Bring your own drinks-nibbles provided 8:00-11:00pm     Campfire talk and trailer-touring amongst TCT members and curious KOA gawkers!  ;^) Saturday – April 30, 2011 8:00 – 9:00            Coffee/Coffee Cake at Club House… Continue reading Schedule of Events for 2011 Virginia Vintage Rally

“TCT Geneva Founders Day RALLY”

The Tin Can Tourists have been invited to camp and show their trailers in Geneva Florida’s Founders Day Celebration. This will be great fun with lots of activities as well as plenty of leisure time to enjoy all the surrounding area has to offer.(Cape Canaveral and the Kennedy Space Center are very close and there… Continue reading “TCT Geneva Founders Day RALLY”

2011 91st Winter Convention Pictures

The convention took place March 17th to March 20th, 2011 at Lake Manatee State Park in Bradenton Florida. Here are pictures of the event: http://www.flickr.com/photos/tbone2/collections/72157622322464027/ Included this very unique trailer: No tags for this post.

TCT Winter Convention – Lake Manatee State Park

The registration process for the March Winter Convention is going a bit slower than previous Conventions. The last few year, we have had the Convention in February. The staff at Lake Manatee asked us to go to March to ease their schedule. We are currently committed to filling 50 sites. Based on current number of… Continue reading TCT Winter Convention – Lake Manatee State Park

Invite to TCT members

Below is an invitation sent to Tim Heintz, Southeast Regional Representative, from Dave Kelly the director of the Florida RV Trade Association. If you are interested in attending, contact Dave directly. Forrest. — From: Dave Kelly <davekelly@frvta.org> Tim, I know a lot of your guys wanted to take part in the RV SuperShow January 12-16… Continue reading Invite to TCT members

4th Annual Koreshan Unity Settlement

Pictures of the Tin Can Tourist’s 2010 4th Annual Koreshan Unity Settlement http://www.flickr.com/photos/tbone2/collections/72157622322464027/ Vintage RV’s were set up in the historic settlement at Koreshan State Historic Site and open to the public for viewing to celebrate the Florida park service’s 75th anniversary. No tags for this post.

Event at Harn Museum in Gainesville, Florida

Museum Nights at the Harn Join the Harn Museum of Art on August 12 from 6 – 9 p.m. for “Museum Nights: What I did on my Summer Vacation.” View the exhibition “Jack Nichelson: Sojourner Dream Reliquaries” and engage in a scavenger hunt through the exhibition. View the 1902 science-fiction film “A Trip to the… Continue reading Event at Harn Museum in Gainesville, Florida

Vintage Trailers needed in June for Florida’s 100th Year RV Celebration

Those TCT members that can participate in Florida’s 100th Year RV Celebration should contact Tim Heintz, Southeast Representative of Tin Can Tourists. It sounds like a fun event and will be a great way to promote vintage travel, so please participate if at all possible. This might be something others might want to promote in… Continue reading Vintage Trailers needed in June for Florida’s 100th Year RV Celebration

Report on Nashville TCT

VINTAGE RVs AND MORE The above is a photo of Ann & Ronnie Mollere’s 1962 Airstream that was selected as “The Most Impressive RV” attending the 2009 Nashville TCT Rally. The Mollere’s reside in Jackson, Mississippi. Ronnie did all the polishing on this beautiful Airstream. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ The 2009 Nashville TCT Rally (Sep. 23-27) is now… Continue reading Report on Nashville TCT

Tin Can Tourists keep bygone era alive

Story published in the Bradenton Herald Newspaper: MANATEE — If Forrest Bone walked into an old barn and discovered a Covered Wagon travel trailer from the 1930s, it would be like finding the Holy Grail, something akin to a car enthusiast stumbling upon a Duesenberg or gull-wing Mercedes-Benz in a junkyard. Full story here: http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/story/1245273.html#none… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists keep bygone era alive

Cedar Key Rally 2009

Cedar Key Rally (Tim Heintz, S.E. Rep.) Well, The Spartanette and I headed out from Panama City Fl. at 6am (CDT) this morning! The drive was great, no problems or traffic, plus something about a clear, cool winter Florida day, makes a perfect travel day. I was able to make it to Cedar Key in four hours! That… Continue reading Cedar Key Rally 2009