Camp Arroyo Grande joins the Vintage Friendly Campground directory!

Welcome to our 9th California campground to join the TCT Friendly Campground program. An amazing campground that is older that the Tin Can Tourists (and we are 102 years old)! This campground was established in 1885. Welcome Camp Arroyo Grande to the Tin Can Tourists. TCT members, please make it a point to camp at… Continue reading Camp Arroyo Grande joins the Vintage Friendly Campground directory!

Oakdale RV Resort joins the Vintage Trailer Friendly program

The Tin Can Tourists welcomes the Oakdale RV resort into the Vintage Trailer Campground program and plans to have a TCT Rally in 2021 to celebrate their 95 year anniversary! The owners Luci and Philip are TCT members. This program allows select and member referred campgrounds to express their support of vintage trailers and motor… Continue reading Oakdale RV Resort joins the Vintage Trailer Friendly program

Cranhill Ranch joins the Vintage Trailer Friendly Directory

The Tin Can Tourists are proud to announce that the Cranhill Hill Ranch Family Campground has joined the Vintage Friendly Campground Directory. Please consider camping at Cranhill and all of our campgrounds that support vintage trailers! Cranhill Family Campground 14444 17 Mile Rd, Rodney, MI 49342Phone: +12317967669Email: info@cranhillranch.comwebsite: https://www.cranhillranch.com/At CranHill, no matter how you like to camp… Continue reading Cranhill Ranch joins the Vintage Trailer Friendly Directory

TCT Welcomes “The Range” to the Vintage Friendly Campground program

If you are looking to rent and try out a vintage trailer, The Range Vintage Trailer Resort, then you need to head over to Ennis Texas for a weekend! You can bring your own trailer and camp or stay in one of their lovely trailers. The Range Vintage Trailer Resort 325 Slate Rock Rd, Ennis,… Continue reading TCT Welcomes “The Range” to the Vintage Friendly Campground program

Colorado campground, La Veta Pines RV Park, joins the Vintage Friendly Campground Program

The Tin Can Tourists welcomes the 84th campground to join the TCT Friendly Campground program. You can now travel across the United States and stay a campground that welcomes your vintage trailer. Check out the map La Veta Pines RV Park 226 W Grand Ave, La Veta, CO 81055 Phone Number: (719) 742-3252http://www.lavetapines.com/Email Address: lavetapines@gmail.comOwners or Contact… Continue reading Colorado campground, La Veta Pines RV Park, joins the Vintage Friendly Campground Program

Dunes Harbor joins the TCT Friendly Campground Program

The Tin Can Tourists welcomes another campground to our Vintage Friendly program bringing the total to 83 campgrounds to choose from when your out on the road. Make sure to support these campgrounds! You never have to worry about pulling in and being given a hard time about the age of your trailer at one… Continue reading Dunes Harbor joins the TCT Friendly Campground Program

Tin Can Tourists welcomes two new TCT Friendly Campgrounds – one in Michigan and one in Texas!

The Vintage Friendly campground map is growing , we now have 82 campgrounds across the nation that welcome Tin Can Tourists and their vintage rigs. The latest to join the TCT Frindly program ar: Conestoga Grand River Campground 9720 Oriole Dr, Coopersville, MI 49404Phone: (616) 837-6323website: http://www.conestogacampground.com/default.htmEnjoy camping at its best on the Beautiful Grand River… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists welcomes two new TCT Friendly Campgrounds – one in Michigan and one in Texas!

Reserve your site this week for the Port Crescent gathering!

REMINDER – this week is when you’ll be able to reserve your campsite for the gathering! https://tincantourists.com/event/12th-annual-tct-port-crescent-rally/ 2020 Port Crescent “Take Over” Dates: July 23-26, 2020 Port Crescent State Park in Port Austin Michigan Step 1) Get you camp site using the Michigan State Park Reservation System (https://www.midnrreservations.com/) or by calling 1-800-447-2757 (1-800-44PARKS) There is No… Continue reading Reserve your site this week for the Port Crescent gathering!

Meet new TCT member Catherine, owner of Vintage Camper Share

I don’t know… maybe other TCT members might be interested in my growing little business. I am starting to do more marketing (mostly to reduce the number of miles I have to drive to sustain this fledgling enterprise….) Was just featured as the Owner of the Month (or is it week) by Outdoorsy, the big… Continue reading Meet new TCT member Catherine, owner of Vintage Camper Share

Sandy Springs joins the Vintage Friendly Campground Program – 1st in Ohio!

Tin Can Tourists welcomes our first campground in Ohio – Sandy Springs Campground to the Vintage Friendly Campground listings Sandy Springs Campground Julie Wangler27719 US-52, Stout, OH 45684Phone: (701) 640-7858sandyspringscampground@gmail.comhttps://sandyspringscampground.com/Our campground is located along the banks of the Ohio River. Easy to access right on the Ohio River Scenic Byway or US Highway 52. View river barges… Continue reading Sandy Springs joins the Vintage Friendly Campground Program – 1st in Ohio!

Riverpark Campground joins the Vintage Friendly Campground program

Tin Can Tourists welcomes Riverpark Campground to the Vintage Friendly Campground listings Riverpark Campground Contact Person: Rachel Walker3937 Hwy 81 South, Jonesborough, Tennessee 37659Phone: (423) 753-5359https://riverparkcampground.nethttps://www.facebook.com/riverparkcampgroundtn/ Camping or glamping, Riverpark Campground is a year round family-owned & operated campground directly on the Nolichucky River in the Cherokee National Forest. Located in Jonesborough, TN, Tennessee’s oldest… Continue reading Riverpark Campground joins the Vintage Friendly Campground program

1st Annual Tin Can Tourists Race to the Rally Recap

The 1st Annual Tin Can Tourists Race to the Rally was held August 1 – 4, 2019 at the Whispering Pines Campground in Greenfield Center, NY.  The rally was hosted by Beth Holcomb and campground owners Scott & Kim Foro.  A total of 12 vintage rigs attended the rally ranging from a 1949 Higgins camp… Continue reading 1st Annual Tin Can Tourists Race to the Rally Recap

How to find Low Cost Campsites

Here are some ideas for camping on a budget.  Stay on public lands wherever possible! Public land is generally free or require a small fee. You can look at the Bureau of Land Management website, and find free campgrounds on National Forest lands too. Airstream recommends Harvest Hosts and Boondockers Welcome (and the RV Dump Stations database and SpotHero for inexpensive parking). Use Go Pet Friendly to find dog-friendly… Continue reading How to find Low Cost Campsites

Nostalgia Weekend

We will have a band here May 18 named Noztalgia. So, we are planning a nostalgic weekend. We would like to invite vintage campers to join us and show off their nostalgic rigs. There will be a prize for the favorite rig chosen by park visitors. We are offering special rates for members of this… Continue reading Nostalgia Weekend

Nostalgia Weekend

We will have a band here May 18 named Noztalgia. So, we are planning a nostalgic weekend. We would like to invite vintage campers to join us and show off their nostalgic rigs. There will be a prize for the favorite rig chosen by park visitors. We are offering special rates for members of this… Continue reading Nostalgia Weekend

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

TCT Centennial Celebration held in Roswell, N. M.

The Roswell, NM Rally was a great success. The weather was perfect, the campground marvelous and 45+ awesome trailers and owners from around the Southwest attended. Happy 100th Tin Can Tourists. Congratulations to Karen Campbell – the event organizer and TCT regional rep! Tags: campground, TCT, Tin Can Tourists

Vintage campers wanted for Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles event

Vintage campers wanted for Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles event The Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles, in Boyertown, PA is looking for around 20 vintage campers to display for their annual food truck fair, The Truck Stops Here- Mobile Madness. This year’s event will take place at the Museum on June 29th, 2019 from 12-4pm. … Continue reading Vintage campers wanted for Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles event

Florida Centennial Celebration

Vintage Trailers were the stars at the 100th Anniversary of the Tin Can Tourists. Sertoma Youth Ranch in Brooksville was the campground to host the centennial celebration in Florida. Over 200 Vintage Campers spent the week that featured great musical acts, fantastic food and wonderful cake, historical presentations, car shows, Model T rides, trip to DeSoto… Continue reading Florida Centennial Celebration

Stars and Screens: An American Drive-In Project

Stars and Screens: An American Drive-In Project Victoria Sanderson At the height of their popularity in the 1950s, more than 4,000 Drive-In movie theatres illuminated America’s night sky. Today, fewer than 350 survive. The purpose of the Stars and Screens project is to document these hold-outs and to tell their stories. I’m Victoria Sanderson, a… Continue reading Stars and Screens: An American Drive-In Project

TCT Featured in Garden & Gun Magazine

Credit - Tim Bower

The Southern Agenda: February/March 2019 Here is a link: https://gardenandgun.com/articles/southern-agenda-february-march-2019/ ANNIVERSARY Florida AIRSTREAM DREAM Since the dawn of the automobile age, snowbirds have flocked to the Sunshine State. Few have done so with more bravado than the Tin Can Tourists, an auto-tourism group formed in 1919. The name predates the sleek metal midcentury campers associated with the group now;… Continue reading TCT Featured in Garden & Gun Magazine

SoggyBottom Campground joins the TCT Friendly Campground Program

Welcome to the newest member of the TCT Friendly Campground Directory: SoggyBottom Campground and ATV Park Address: 5501 Kerr Dr., Cameron, MO 64429 Phone Number: (816) 724-0071 Website: https://soggybottomcamp.com/ This popular 350 acre, fun filled family campground is located in the heart of the Historic Far West Community in Caldwell County, near Cameron, Missouri. Once a working farm,… Continue reading SoggyBottom Campground joins the TCT Friendly Campground Program

What is an Open House at a Vintage Camper Rally?

Visitors talking to owners at a Tin Can Tourists vintage trailer rally

Vintage Trailer Open Houses At trailer rallies there are often an open house of the Vintage Travel Trailers. This is a chance for the public to see how these vintage working trailers have been restored by their current owners and tour through each of them. It’s also an opportunity for the owner to show off… Continue reading What is an Open House at a Vintage Camper Rally?

Preview of Campground for the Florida Centennial

Here is a nice video taken at the Tin Can Tourists Winter Convention of Vintage Campers in 2017. This can give you a good idea of what to expect at the 2019 Centennial Celebration that will be held at the Sertoma Youth Ranch in February. Still time to register or plan to come on our… Continue reading Preview of Campground for the Florida Centennial

Vintage trailers show off retro glory at Illiniwek

Great coverage of the 2018 TCT Great River Road Vintage Trailer Rally, Friday at Illiniwek Forest Preserve Campground. Read “The Dispatch” article here https://qconline.com/news/local/vintage-trailers-show-off-retro-glory-at-illiniwek/article_9c87797c-881d-5809-81c1-24c4288cf651.html Tags: campground, TCT, Trailer Rally, Vintage Trailer, Vintage Trailer Rally, Vintage Trailers