Winter Convention is Sold Out but…

The Winter Convention is now sold out. We are starting a waiting list. If you’d like to be on the waiting list, please email Forrest Bone @ If there are any cancellations, then you’d be able to get in. No tags for this post.

Registrations are pouring in for the Annual Gathering

In the few days that registration has been available for the 13th Annual Gathering, we’ve already received 24 online registrations. The following trailers are attending: 1961 16′ Yellowstone 1949 Airstream 1972 Avion TT 1969 Newell 30′ motor home 1999 Wayzalot 1978 Avion Motor Home 1948 Spartan Manor 1935 Bowlus Road Chief 1959 FAN 1964 Airstream… Continue reading Registrations are pouring in for the Annual Gathering

Information needed

We ask our readers for details on this 1962 vintage camper A DISCOVERED TREASURE: There is little information available about this interesting find.—photos courtesy Sgt. Jason Brown Sgt. Jason Brown of the United States Army sent us an e-mail and some pictures of the vintage camper he just purchased. We ask our readers to peruse… Continue reading Information needed

TCT Members, Ken and Lana Hindley, are in the news! Oct 31, 2009 … HILTON HEAD – The Canadian owners of a one-of-a-kind 1938 … who traveled with a chauffeur and a nanny, said owner Ken Hindley. … Tags: TCT

RV/MH Hall of Fame Receives Rare Airstream Trailer

TCT member, Ken Faber, makes a significant donation to the RV Heritage Museum. Details below: Press Release For Immediate Release Contact: Al Hesselbart 800-378-8694 RV/MH Hall of Fame Receives Rare Airstream Trailer The RV/MH Hall of Fame museum has received an extremely rare Airstream trailer for exhibit. Now on display at the museum in Elkhart,… Continue reading RV/MH Hall of Fame Receives Rare Airstream Trailer

Tin Can Tourists Events Down the Road – 2009 – 2010

2nd Annual TCT California Regional Rally – Coloma California Oct 16-18, 2009 Come join us for the second annual California Tin Can Tourist Rally the weekend of Oct. 16 thru 18, 2009. We had such a fabulous time last year at the Coloma resort that we’ve booked it for this year. Coloma is a nice… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists Events Down the Road – 2009 – 2010

Pedal-Powered Tin Can Tourists Kevin’s Camper Bike – Stand alone art piece on a tricycle frame by Brooklyn-based Kevin Cyr, April 2008. Paintings on exhibit. Kevin is also working on the Camper Kart. Brian’s Bike Motorhome – Portland, Oregon dweller Brian Campbell invented and lives in this home full time. He has built several versions for himself and others… Continue reading Pedal-Powered Tin Can Tourists

50 years of vroom at mosport

Working with Mike Jennings on a free weekend camping trip at Mosport Raceway in Bowmanville, Ontario. The only charges are $50.00 for all the races and that includes access to the paddocks, infield, garages and drivers. Ron Fellows will be there, General Lewis Mckenzie, Sterling Moss (?), Jim Kenzie and lots of others. As well,… Continue reading 50 years of vroom at mosport

Motor Camping exhibit at Old Car Festival announcement

Tin Can Tourist and roadside historian Daniel Hershberger will once again be exhibiting a portion of his motor camping collection at the Old Car Festival to be held this weekend, September 12 and 13 at The Henry Ford/Greenfield Village in Dearborn , Michigan . The exhibit presents an authentic view of motor camping in the… Continue reading Motor Camping exhibit at Old Car Festival announcement

TCT Fall Campout schedule adjustment

Schedule change. We are going to have pizza and salad on Thursday. We think having members bring along an hors d’oeuvre on Thursday was a bit too much. So forget the hors d’oeuvre and come with a libation for a bit of a social gathering. Salad and Pizza will be served at 5:30. Tags: TCT

90th Winter Convention update

Half of the sites have been reserved to the 90th Winter Convention, Lake Manatee State Park, Bradenton, Florida. We only have 50 sites available to us for the convention and 25 remain. If you are coming, I would get a reservation in as soon as possible. Making a reservation through Reserve America for a site… Continue reading 90th Winter Convention update

2009 Fally Gathering Events

Last Fall the Tin Can CANdalabra contest was an awesome event. We hope many will participate again this year. Pictures from last year Also, we will again have the ugly sweater contest. Dig out the oldest ugliest sweater you can find and join in the fun. No tags for this post.

Rally Updates

The Northeast TCT Regional Gathering in New York is Sold Out. The Fall Campout and Flea Market (Milford Michigan) has 5 electric only sites available; 3 full hook-up sites available in the upper level; and numerous sites available in the lower level – a total of 107 sites have been reserved. If you have not sent… Continue reading Rally Updates

Deming Log Show Campout

Hey vintage campers. We hope everyone’s summer has been going well. Gerry and I have recovered from the Sons of Norway Rally and are now ready to tackle the Deming Log Show Campout. We will be there on Monday the 10th of August and will stay til the 16th. Lots of people are showing up… Continue reading Deming Log Show Campout

10 Ways to Support Charity Through Social Media

This post is a collaboration between Mashable’s Summer of Social Good charitable fundraiser and Max Gladwell‘s “10 Ways” series. The post is being simultaneously published across more than 100 blogs. Social media is about connecting people and providing the tools necessary to have a conversation. That global conversation is an extremely powerful platform for spreading… Continue reading 10 Ways to Support Charity Through Social Media

TCT Northeast Regional Rally – New York

Make your reservations early to guarantee a site at beautiful Sampson State Park. The dates for this Fall’s Regional Rally is September 17th – 20th, 2009 For more information and registration forms go to click on Camp Office, scroll down to Rally Information, Click on it and scroll down to the registration section for… Continue reading TCT Northeast Regional Rally – New York

TCT Nashville Rally, September 23-27, 2009

Nashville Country RV Park— Located just off I-65, Exit 98. A detailed schedule of Rally events and directions to the Park will be posted on the internet at a later date. See: On the above web-page, open Muncy’s Blog and select TCT Nashville Rally The Rally Program is now being developed. Tentative Plans: Breakfast… Continue reading TCT Nashville Rally, September 23-27, 2009

Just received this email:

“Just wanted to tell you how much we enjoyed our first rally. It was very well organized, the people were wonderful to us newcomers, the food was great, the trailers were fantastic. Overall we had the time of our lives. We look forward to many more rallies with the TIN CAN TOURIST.” AWESOME!!!! Tags: Rallies

Enchanted Encampment – Albuquerque, NM – July 2-5, 2009

A registration form is attached for the Enchanted Encampment to be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico – July 2-5, 2009. Get your registration in before the deadline and join in on the fun. Additional information? Contact Karen Campbell at 505-294-6000 or via email at No tags for this post.