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
Tag: Vintage Trailer
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!
Hagerty’s new vintage trailer insurance program
Watch Angelic Hathway provide all the details on Hagerty’s new vintage trailer insurance program. Angelic joined Tin Can Tourists’ Terry Bone during the 4th session of the Tin Can Tutoring… Continue reading Hagerty’s new vintage trailer insurance program
It’s Coca-Cola Vs. Pepsi Collectibles for This Couple
When a Pepsi-drinking husband and a Coke-loving wife buy a vintage trailer they name Bubbles, you know they are in for some carbonated fun. Tin Can Tourists members Rick Cook… Continue reading It’s Coca-Cola Vs. Pepsi Collectibles for This Couple
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
Vintage Trailer Manuals
Does anyone have the manual for my vintage trailer? I’m looking for electrical diagrams for my trailer? Where can I buy a manual for my vintage trailer? These are common… Continue reading Vintage Trailer Manuals
REDUX! Vintage Trailer Insurance!
by Hunt Jones More Great News! The Hagerty Insurance Company of Traverse City MI has finally created a long-awaited Agreed Value product for vintage travel trailers. This is similar to… Continue reading REDUX! Vintage Trailer Insurance!
Montana’s choice for Vintage Trailer restoration!
If you are in the Montana area and need some work done on your vintage trailer, the choice is clear. GT Services provides everything from a full frame off restoration… Continue reading Montana’s choice for Vintage Trailer restoration!
Video: Vintage Trailer Supply and the pandemic
RECORDED ON 2/20/21: Join Vintage Trailer Supply founder and president Steve Hingtgen this afternoon for an interview by Terry Bone of the Tin Can Tourists club. Steve and Terry will… Continue reading Video: Vintage Trailer Supply and the pandemic
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!
Want to know how to insure your trailer?
Join us for a special virtual seminar with Tim Heintz on how to properly insure your vintage trailer and learn about the necessary appraisal process involved without. We will dedicate… Continue reading Want to know how to insure your trailer?
Christmas Vintage Trailers – 2020 Edition
Our Facebook members come through every year with Gloriously Holiday decorated trailers and interiors. This year was exceptional! Here are a few
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
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
How to Track a Stolen Vintage Trailer or Motorhome?
This is a frequent question that is posted in the Tin Can Tourists Facebook group. People see a lot of posts on Facebook about trailers being stolen and feel they… Continue reading How to Track a Stolen Vintage Trailer or Motorhome?
How to keep your Vintage Trailer safe in a Hurricane
A MAJOR Hurricane will impact so many with vintage trailers. As a native Floridian that has prepared many of my own vintage trailers for such storms I feel it may… Continue reading How to keep your Vintage Trailer safe in a Hurricane
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… Continue reading Cranhill Ranch joins the Vintage Trailer Friendly Directory
RV Sticker Club
A really fun trend in the vintage trailer scene is the documenting of a restoration using social media sites like Instagram. Naming the trailer is traditional as well. Using the… Continue reading RV Sticker Club
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
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?
How to Use Your Vintage Trailer to Become a Digital Nomad
With the current global pandemic, many people have shifted to a work-from-home lifestyle, and some may never go back to an office environment. Luckily, people have displayed an effective way… Continue reading How to Use Your Vintage Trailer to Become a Digital Nomad
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!
How to Restore a Vintage Trailer
So, you want to adventure in a vintage RV? You’re not alone; however, restoring a vintage RV trailer can be a costly catastrophe, if you’re not careful. Here’s what you… Continue reading How to Restore a Vintage Trailer
Safe Restoration: Asbestos In Vintage Trailers
Vintage travel trailers are an excellent way to connect to the past while enjoying the great outdoors. One might be drawn to vintage trailers because of memories camping with their… Continue reading Safe Restoration: Asbestos In Vintage Trailers
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
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… Continue reading Colorado campground, La Veta Pines RV Park, joins the Vintage Friendly Campground Program
How do you decide to buy a vintage trailer?
It’s a tough choice and you need to ask yourself some serious questions!
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… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists welcomes two new TCT Friendly Campgrounds – one in Michigan and one in Texas!