Nostalgia Weekend

We are having a nistalgia weekend May 17-19. We would like to have you join us for food, fun, live music and a camper vote. The winner will receive a special prize from us. We are offering discounted daily ratea of $30 per night. All our sites have water, sewer, 30 and 50 amp, cable… Continue reading Nostalgia Weekend

2018 George Ohr Fest Camper Rally

Art, Community, Food, and Vintage! Join the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art for Cruisin’ the Coast! We will be presenting a two-day vintage camper rally along side the 2018 George Ohr Fest. Festivities will include great local food, bonfires, a community art project, art vendors, local craft beer and micro-brews, and of course, a great spot… Continue reading 2018 George Ohr Fest Camper Rally

Introducing our new Arizona State Representative – Gail Leggett

The Tin Can Tourists club is excited to announce another state representative to support our growing club. Please welcome and say hello to Gail Leggett  our new Arizona State Representative! Gail’s Email: ggleggett@hotmail.com I live on an acre in the foothills of Oro Valley (Tucson), Arizona with my husband, 2 dogs, and 2 horses. I had… Continue reading Introducing our new Arizona State Representative – Gail Leggett

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

Go to National Parks on Saturday: They’re Free!

Go to National Parks on Saturday: They’re Free! April 21–29 is National Park Week, and the celebration kicks off with a free day at all of America’s national parks. Get the sunscreen and camping gear, and load up the station wagon.All 417 national parks are free to enter this Saturday. The annual tradition marks the beginning… Continue reading Go to National Parks on Saturday: They’re Free!

Ozark Vintage Trailer Rally

A chance to meet others, mingle, relax, share ideas with others into Tin Cans we call our home away from home!. But also to show off your vintage Trailer or motorhome to others in lovely Eureka Springs ArkansasI This is just in time for the great fall colors! Lots to do and see or stay… Continue reading Ozark Vintage Trailer Rally

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

Old Car Festival to Feature Early Motor Camping

Old Car Festival to Feature Early Motor Camping The Old Car Festival will be held this weekend, September 10 & 11, at The Henry Ford/Greenfield Village in Dearborn, Michigan. In conjunction with the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service, this year’s special theme is motor camping TCT Hall of Fame member Daniel Hershberger will… Continue reading Old Car Festival to Feature Early Motor Camping

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!

America’s Best Campground in Branson, MO

America’s Best Campground in Branson, MO is the latest to join the TCT Friendly campground program (https://tincantourists.com/bl…/vintage-friendly-campgrounds/) America’s Best Campground 499 Buena Vista Rd, Branson, MO 65616 (800) 671-4399 AMERICASBESTCAMPGROUND@GMAIL.COM http://www.abc-branson.com/ Put away your cares and road maps and “Experience the Difference” at America’s Best Campground in Branson, Missouri, where you’ll feel right at home… Continue reading America’s Best Campground in Branson, MO

2016 Bend Classic Report

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

Photos from the Bend Classic Rally this last weekend

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

Regional Representatives

Terry and Michelle Bone: Royal Tin Can Openers The second generation of the Bone’s are proud represent the Tin Can Tourists. We recently retired and live in Michigan and we camp as much as we can in the surrounding states. We’ve been part of the TCT club since 1998 when the club was renewed and… Continue reading Regional Representatives

Club Information

In 1998, Forrest and Jeri Bone renewed the club as an all make and model vintage trailer and motor coach club. The renewal gathering was held at Camp Dearborn, Milford, Michigan. Twenty-one rigs attended the May Renewal Gathering. By the end of the year, fifty members were accepted as charter members of the renewed version… Continue reading Club Information

Restoration Resources

The goal of this page is to highlight resources that can assist anyone who is in the middle or about to embark on a vintage trailer restoration project. This is not for the faint of heart and you might need some help, even if you are handy with the hammer. If you have a resource… Continue reading Restoration Resources

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’ 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