Can you tell us about how you got into the vintage trailer hobby? “Couldn’t find a used small modern travel trailer so went vintage.” What type of trailers have you owned… Continue reading An Interview with new member Mary Anne Papiersky
2021 Rallies are going Strong!
With the restrictions being lift and our members itching to get back together, Tin Can Tourists rallies are being back on the calendars and everyone is excited to be able… Continue reading 2021 Rallies are going Strong!
What is the secret TCT password?
Do you know the secret password? Have you not been able to come to a Tin Can Tourists Rally that had a new member orientation? If you are a TCT… Continue reading What is the secret TCT password?
New TCT Decals for 2021
Need a Tin Can Tourists decal a small trailer window or on a tow vehicle. We now have a subtle solution and they are super affordable. We have a NEW… Continue reading New TCT Decals for 2021
Two Tin Can Tutoring Sessions planned for April
We have added two virtual events for April for our members! The weekend following Easter, we are going to talk with our Colorado State rep, Jean Bundschuh who is also… Continue reading Two Tin Can Tutoring Sessions planned for April
Tin Can Tutoring a huge success!
Tim Heintz helped us unravel the mysteries of vintage trailer insurance in our first virtual TCT session. You can view the recording of the presentation right here Couple screenshots from… Continue reading Tin Can Tutoring a huge success!
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)!… Continue reading Camp Arroyo Grande joins the Vintage Friendly Campground directory!
2022 Rally Guidance
VERSION 6 As the vaccines participation is increasing and new variants continue, the Tin Can Tourists guidance is recommending continuing the rally format changes developed in 2020 and slightly modified… Continue reading 2022 Rally Guidance
Article in “The Tribune” features the TCT
Vintage campers a growing trend for outdoor fun Article from “The Tribune” in Seymour Indiana By Lew Freedman Those who manufactured what are called vintage campers mostly decorated with colors from… Continue reading Article in “The Tribune” features the TCT
T-Shirts made for the Vintage Trailer owner
We wanted some t-shirts that had great designs and fun sayings that we can all appreciate. Our graphic design team delivered! Do you have a saying you’d like to see… Continue reading T-Shirts made for the Vintage Trailer owner
Hopeful for 2021 Rallies
We are starting to plan rallies for 2021 and so our vintage trailer friends. we already have 30 rallies posted in our events Without a clear end to the pandemic,… Continue reading Hopeful for 2021 Rallies
Trying to Identify a trailer by a few pictures
Tim Heintz shows us the difficulty of trying to identify a trailer by one picture. Here is the trailer that on of our facebook members is trying to identify: and… Continue reading Trying to Identify a trailer by a few pictures
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!… Continue reading Oakdale RV Resort joins the Vintage Trailer Friendly program
Enamel Mugs and some Magic for Fall!
As the weather gets colder and leaves start to fall, we all need to warm up around the camp fire and there is no better way to enjoy a warm… Continue reading Enamel Mugs and some Magic for Fall!
Donut Media documents TCT’s role in RV history
Donut Media (all about car culture) did a really good job of researching the history of RVing in America and appropriately highlight the Tin Can Tourists towards the start of… Continue reading Donut Media documents TCT’s role in RV history
TCT Antique Alley Rally Recap
The inaugural TCT Antique Alley Rally was held on July 30, 2020 – August 2, 2020 at the Cider House Campground in Bouckville, NY. Hosting the event was Beth and… Continue reading TCT Antique Alley Rally Recap
Fall Gathering T-Shirt honors Frontline Heroes
We wanted to honor the workers on the frontline during this pandemic and Roo Ryan was able to create a design that is perfect. The theme of our fall gathering… Continue reading Fall Gathering T-Shirt honors Frontline Heroes
TCTer’s Tom and Mary Mills on 9&10 News
A news channel in northern Michigan wanted to feature the Tin Can Tourists and the vintage camping hobby on their morning news program and Tom & Mary Mills volunteered to… Continue reading TCTer’s Tom and Mary Mills on 9&10 News
MyNorth features an article on the TCT
Here’s a link to the story writer Molly Korroch did for the July issue of Traverse Magazine. It’s now been published on MyNorth.com, too. They thanked the Tin Can Tourists… Continue reading MyNorth features an article on the TCT
Where were all these vintage trailers made?
Have you ever wondered where your trailer or other campers were manufactured? When we updated our trailer brand wiki – we added the ability to tag the shapes they made,… Continue reading Where were all these vintage trailers made?
TCT and Instagram – it’s Going to be Great!
The Tin Can Tourists is finally getting active on Instagram and if the first week is any indication, its going to be fantastic partnership! Our new social media manager, Paige… Continue reading TCT and Instagram – it’s Going to be Great!
TCT Membership Pins are now available online!
For the first time EVER, we’ve made the TCT membership pins available for you to order online. Just like in the 1930s, all TCT members should have one. If you… Continue reading TCT Membership Pins are now available online!
Having a beverage around the campfire is almost a requirement, so why did it take us 21 years to offer Koozies to our members? Good question! The wait is over!
Update: 2020 Rally Guidance
VERSION 3 – Published July 2020 As states begin to open and restrictions are being lifted, the Tin Can Tourists guidance remains cautious and is recommending changes in the rally… Continue reading Update: 2020 Rally Guidance
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… Continue reading TCT Welcomes “The Range” to the Vintage Friendly Campground program
Stay Home and Stay Connected
There is indication that things are improving and we might be able to camp together in 2020. Until then, here are a few recommendations for how you can stay busy… Continue reading Stay Home and Stay Connected
TCT Helps the Communities in Need
Typically, this is the time the club would be supporting our members by providing resources through our TCT FUNd to have fun gatherings but this year is a different time… Continue reading TCT Helps the Communities in Need
Tin Can Tourists Merchandise Available at 50% off
The Peninsulas found a stash of extra Tin Can Tourist stuff from last year and want to offer it to the members at 50% off. The images are shown below… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists Merchandise Available at 50% off
TCT Rallies and Covid-19
As the global community responds to the coronavirus outbreak, the Tin Can Tourists is recommending changes in the rally format for 2020. PROTECTING OUR TCT MEMBERS To protect our members,… Continue reading TCT Rallies and Covid-19
Be loud, be proud to be a TCT member with this sticker
Our members are always proud to show off their trailers and their TXT membership! These are now available for only $2.50 and that includes shipping.