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

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

FAQ

How to become a Tin Can Tourists member: https://tincantourists.com/become-a-member/ When are memberships renewed? Annually in May. We will send you an email or if you have a paypal subscription it will renew automatically and are $5 cheaper. Dues paid prior to the Fall Issue of Tin Can Tales (Late Sept or early Oct) will be… Continue reading FAQ

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

Other Websites we like

Blogs http://www.shanatheshasta.com – Shana is a 1958 red Shasta Airflyte Deluxe. This site chronicles her restoration and adventures with the family that adopted her. Mobile Home Living: A great blog that features vintage mobile homes, advertising and literature on both vintage and modern mobile homes. Facebook Groups https://www.facebook.com/1961ReissuedShastaAirflyte/ – A place to post reissues for sale and… Continue reading Other Websites we like

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 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

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