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OFFICIAL TIN CAN TOURIST RALLYS

The definition of an Official TCT Gathering can be found here. In our opinion, these are the best vintage trailer rallys in the world!

Southwest Region Schedule for 2015


MAY 29-31Gateaway to Monterey, Mazda Raceway, Monterey, CA

Northeast Region Schedule for 2015


MAY 14-17 Bring Some Kids Camping Rally, Kayuta Lake Campground, Forestport, NY
SEP 10-13 8th Annual Northeast Rally, Sampson State Park, Romulus, NY

Colorado Region Schedule for 2015


FEB 7 Winter Social, Denver, CO, Donna Spinelli
MAY 8-10 Mesa Verde National Park, Cortez, CO, Nancy May
MAY 22-24 Starlite Classic Campground, Canon City, CO - Memorial Day Weekend, Jean Bundschuh and Mary Kay
JUN 5-7 Glenwood Canyon Resort, Glenwood Springs, CO, Leader: Donna Spinelli
JUL 3-5 Mueller State Park, Divide, CO, Donna Spinelli
AUG Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, CO, TBD
SEP Moab, Utah, TBD
Last Minute Flash Camping Trips: camping trips in Denver during the winter dependent on last minute weather forecast. Chatfield State Park, Cherry Creek State Park possible sites.
http://www.meetup.com/Tin-Can-Tourists-Colorado/

Southeast Region Schedule for 2015


JAN 22-25 Florida Chautauqua Assembly's TCT Exhibit - DeFuniak Springs, FL
FEB 27-MAR 1 Campin' at Croft TCT Gathering - Croft State Park - Spartanburg, SC
FEB 19-22 95th TCT Winter Convention - Sertoma Youth Ranch, Brooksville, FL
APR 23-26 2015 Tybee Island GA Rally - Rivers End Campground, Tybee Island GA
APR 30-May 2 TCT Panama City Beach Rally, St. Andrews State Park, Panama City, FL
MAY 14-17 Historic New Bern, TCT NC Gathering, New Bern KOA, New Bern, NC

Mid-States Region Schedule for 2015


MAY 8-9, Spring on the Farm, Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm, Rochester Hills, MI
MAY 14-18 18th Annual Gathering - Camp Dearborn, Milford MI
JUN 4-7 4th Annual Hoffmaster Vintage Gathering, Muskegon MI (non TCT event)
JUN 11-15 35th Annual Vicksburg Old Car Festival, Vicksburg, MI
JUN 18-21 Wizard of Oz Festivale - Ionia MI
JUN 18-21 1st Annual TCT Tennessee Gathering, Whispering River RV Resort, Walland, TN
JUL 16-21 1st Annual TCT Great River Road Vintage Rally, Illiniwek Forest Preserve Campground, Hampton IL
JUL 17-19 International TCT Trail Balloon Rally - Elora Gorge Conservation Area, Ontario, Canada
JUL 23-26 7th Annual Vintage Camper show and TCT gathering - Port Cresent State Park, Port Austin, MI
JUL 30-AUG 8 TCT U.P. Caravan - Upper Pennisula of Michigan
JUL 31-AUG 1 Milan Summer Fest - Wilson Park, Milan MI
AUG 1 Red Barns Spectacular Show - Gilmore Car Museum - Hickory Corners, MI
AUG 6-9 4th Annual Vintage Camper Event - Branson KOA, Branson MO
AUG 14-15 Port Sanilac Antique Boat & Vintage Show - Port Sanilac, MI
AUG 27-30 Retro Revival Rally - Holly, MI
SEP 24-27 Fall Gathering - Camp Dearborn, Milford MI

2015 Tybee Island GA Rally


When: Thursday, April 23, 2015 - Sunday, April 26, 2015
Where: Rivers End Campground, Tybee Island GA
Event is now open for Registration - only 3 out of 82 spots available as of 11/10/14
Calendar of events and more info to follow.
Registration Form
Rally Pack
Event is now open for Registration -
To register -
Step 1) Complete the Registration form
Step 2) Mail Registration form and registration fee to Kim Hoke (address on form)
Step 3) Once your registration is processed the campground will be alerted
Step 4) The campground will contact you to book your site.
Please note - You will not be able to book directly with the campground. If you contact the campground you will be directed to contact vintageavion@gmail.com for registration info.

Spring Texas Rally


When: April 23-26, 2015
Where: Leisure Resort Campground, Fentress, Texas
Tell them your with Tin Can Tourists when you make your reservation. More details will be posted soon.
Contact: Teresa Archer - tearcher63@gmail.com
Registration Form

TCT Panama City Beach Rally

When: April 30 - May 3, 2015
Where: St. Andrews State Park in Panama City Beach
TCT Panama City Beach Rally in Panama City Fl 2015 at St. Andrews State Park in Panama City Beach. This will be more of an informal get together with very little planned, maybe a pot luck (possibly another famous Heintz Fish Fry!) one night and an open house on Saturday, and surely a visit to the local Vintage Trailer Restoration Shop, the rest of the time you will have free to enjoy the beach and the rest of what Panama City Beach has to offer. You may also arrive as early as you would like, nightly rate is $28.00 per night ($196.00 FOR A WEEK). More details to come ASAP. We will have everyone make their own RSVPs through the Reserve America Website. (http://floridastateparks.reserveamerica.com/camping/st-andrews-sp/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=FL&parkId=281067) The State Park has over 170 sites so there will be plenty of room BUT reservations do fill up very fast in this area, many times the entire park can be sold out months in advance, so don't delay in booking! We would like to try and keep all of our group in sites 1-100 if possible, but not required.
After making your RSVP with the park TCTers attending the Panama City Beach Florida May 2015 Rally should contact Tim Heintz by e-mail at HeintzDesigns@aol.com to sign up! Please use "PCB 2015 Rally" in the e-mail subject line. Please respond with the following information.
Name:
Spouse/Guest Name:
Additional Guests Names:
Reserved Site Number:
Home City:
State:
Email:
Year:
RV Make:
RV Model:

Spring on the Farm


When: May 8-9, 2015
Where: Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm, Rochester Hills, MI Our Spring on the Farm event is growing and so is our site. We now have a restored Calf Barn that will reopen in April with heat and water. We would like to invite any of the Michigan TCTs who would like to share their vintage campers with our community on May 9, 2015 to participate in the event. Our event runs 10:00am - 4:00pm. We are able to offer you camping on our 16 acre historic site along the Stoney Creek in the Village of Stoney Creek in Rochester Hills.
Looking to display up to 10 vintage trailers on Saturday and providing free camping on Friday night. Electrical hookups, bathroom facilities, Friday night dinner (Pizza & Salad), Friday night program would be Spectacular Rochester presented by director, Pat McKay. Trailers will either be on grass or blacktop. The trailers will be displayed on Saturday with a farm animal show, antique cars, Pioneer Homestead and Playground.
To Register: email Michele Dunham at dunhamm@rochesterhills.org
Questions can be directed to Michelle or Terry Bone (webmaster@tincantourists.com)

Tin Can Tourist NORTHEAST “Bring Some Kids Camping” Rally Weekend


When: May 14th-17th, 2015
Where: Kayuta Lake Campground Forestport, NY
As many of you know the future of our hobby is with the children. It is our responsibility to teach the kids that newer is not necessarily better and awesomeness can be found in anything. Camping is a wholesome, educational experience that many kids will remember for the rest of their lives. Recently I formed a great relationship with The Kayuta Lake Campground. This campground does not only provide the “normal” camping experiences, but has a special interest in making camping fun for all kids. Please check out their website at www.kayutalakecampground.com for some of their activities. If you don’t have kids, or your children are grown… barrow some! Grandchildren, nieces, nephews, neighbor kids, just don’t steel them! Kayuta Lake Campground has a designated rally field with a large pavilion, electric hookups for 16 units and water nearby. Porta-Potties on the field and bathhouse close by. Activities include Bingo, Reduced Cost Laser Tag, Kids “Soda Bottle Rocket Contest”, Movie Night, A Chili Cook-off Friday Night, Pasta Dinner and DJ/Karaoke Saturday Night. A complete agenda for the rally will be sent with your receipt for registration. Cost is 125.00 per person or $150 for two adults and two children. $25 for each additional child and $35 for each additional adult. You must be a TCT member to attend…so make sure your dues are current.
Registration opens February 15, 2015 until full, Please contact: Ed Moore TCT Northeast Representative. Phone: 315-392-2356 Email: mooredesign02@hotmail.com
Registration Form
Rally Information
Rally Schedule
Open House Poster

18th Annual Gathering


Where: Camp Dearborn, Milford, Michigan
When: May 14-17, 2015
Registration Fee $120.00 for two adults includes Annual TCT Membership, Window Sign, Entertainment, Catered Meals, and Morning Coffee with sweet treats. We've completely changed the registration process for this year. Please open the file below and review. Registration process will begin on January 5th, 2015.
Contact: Forrest Bone - tincantourists@gmail.com
Registration Procedure and Form
You can also reserve your site for the Fall Gathering at Camp Dearborn on September 24th-27th, 2015
Registration Form for Fall Gathering

Historic New Bern, TCT NC Gathering


Where: New Bern KOA, 1565 B Street, New Bern, NC 28560 Phone: 252-638-2556 or 1-800-562-3341 website: http://www.newbernkoa.com/
When: May 14 - 17, 2015
We invite all TCT Members to join us for a fun filled casual gathering in Historic New Bern, NC. We have 20 Sites reserved and they will hold them through February 14, 2015. Make sure you mention that you are with the Vintage Trailer group when booking your reservations!
Deadline for reserving a site February 14, 2015
Each member will need to call and make their own reservation. There is no event fee!
Please email the event hosts Kelly Sloop at ksloop@bellsouth.net or Penny Necaise Stith at msluckypenny@gmail.com once you have reserved your spot!

Starlite Classic Campground - Memorial Day Weekend


Where: Starlite Classic Campground, 30 County Road 3A, Canon City, CO
When: May 22-24, 2015
The Starlite Campground is just west of Canon City, two hours from Denver and 45 minutes from Colorado Springs. A mile away is the spectacular Royal Gorge Bridge, the highest suspension bridge in the country. At the bridge is a park with rides, shows and attractions. For a scenic view of the gorge and the Arkansas River, board the historic train that makes a 24-mile trip. An exciting aerial view can be seen on the Royal Gorge Zip Line, reaching speeds of more than 40 miles an hour. Go deep underground for a gold mine tour in Cripple Creek, or go for a jackpot at one of the local casinos. Take to the water for an exhilarating white-water rafting adventure. For those that enjoy shopping, we are only minutes away from Florence, the antique capitol of Colorado! Tour the Winery at Holy Cross via Skyline Drive (if you dare…) Fly fishing on the Arkansas River.
You must be a member of the national Tin Can Tourists group to participate in our events.
For details and registration info: Event Meetup page

Getaway to Monterey


When: May 29-31, 2015
Laguna Seca Raceway, now know as Mazda Raceway, Monterey, CA
Enjoy the vista from the top of the Chaparral area at beautiful Mazda Raceway. We recommend sites 1-22 so we will stay together. If we have enough reservations, we have a very nice group gathering room available at no costs with a full kitchen and large outdoor bbq with table/chairs for all at NO COST. Gun enthusiasts will enjoy the on site gun range. Families can take advantage of the outings to Monterey Bay aquarium, historic Monterey, Carmel and the Pacific Grove. Ladies will enjoy the plethora of shopping available iin these towns. We would like to host an open house on Saturday.
Reservations: Call the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Ticket Office at 831-242-8200 and reserve a site. Tell them you are with the Tin Can Tourists vintage camper group.
Camping site map
Hosts: Roger Vandevert at 831-224-0719 or rvandevert@gmail.com

2015 Western Canada "Tin Can Tourist" Vintage Trailer Rally


When: June 5-7, 2015
Where: Sons of Norway Country Club, 11901 Seux Road, Mission, BC V2V 4J1
Contact: Susan and Gerry Measures, Phone: 604-929-6403 Cell 604-813-7305 email: tessiebear@shaw.ca
Rally Details

Glenwood Canyon Resort


When: June 5-7, 2015 Where: Glenwood Canyon Resort, 1308 County Road 129, Glenwood Springs, CO
Join us for a weekend at Glenwood Canyon Resort, located in the canyon leading to Glenwood Springs. Rafting, zip lining, ropes course, rock climbing wall, hiking, bicycling, Glenwood Hot Springs, shopping are among the activities available in this are. See Glenwood Canyon Resort for more info.
Important: I have to have a deposit for this group within 5 days, so whoever signs up and sends a deposit by Sunday, January 11 at 5 pm will be included.
This is a private campground and hence the fees are much higher. Also, we will have a catered dinner on Saturday night. Friday night will be a pot luck dinner. Our camp sites will be directly on the Colorado River.
Total cost is $200 for the first person on your site, $75 additional for each guest on your site. Your deposit of $75 is due upon signup, the balance of $125 for 1st registrant, and $75 for each guest is due 60 days prior to the trip (March 29, 2015). Refunds will be given (minus credit card fees) up to March 29, 2015. After that, refunds will only be given if a replacement is found.
Contact: Donna Spinelli - Please call or email if you have any questions. 970 471 4071 or donna@vail.net
More Info and Registration

35th Annual Vicksburg Old Car Festival


Where: Vicksburg, MI
When: June 11-14, 2015
Ken and Lee Evensen will be hosting the TCT Camping in the Historic Village along with the 35th Annual Old Car Festival in Vicksburg. The dates are Thurs., June 11, through Sun., June 15. Registration fee is $25.00.
Contact: evensen_lee@att.net or leave a message at 269-649-2445.

1st Annual TCT Great Smoky Mountains Gathering


When: June 18-21, 2015
Where: Whispering River RV Resort, 5050 Old Walland Highway, Walland, Tennessee 37886
The facility is under new ownership and the owner is more than excited to have us on board. He has offered a 20% discount on the nighty fee. With the discount it will be $36.00/night. He will honor this price starting on 6/14/15 thru the night of the 20th for those wanting to stay longer. As long as we have at least 20 units (maximum of 40) he has offered to sponsor a full dinner for one night, he will advertise the open house through the Blount County Chamber of Commerce and several forms of media. We will have full use of there meeting room which is nice and also roomy. They have a community fire pit plus fire rings at campsites. He is going to try and line up some musicians and if any Tin Canner's play that will be awesome as well!
Campground Info
Reservations: Call the campground (865)981-4300 and reserve. Let them know you are a current member of The Tin Can Tourists and any date from 6/14 through the night of 6/20 will be discounted!
Contact: Chris Wilson is the rally host. His email is tncwfl@gmail.com

Wizard of Oz Festival in Ionia, Michigan


When: June 18-21, 2015
Where: Ionia, MI
Vintage trailers are taking over the streets of Ionia, Michigan … Wizard of Oz style. We have been invited to show our trailers to the public during their Wizard of Oz Festival. We will be “urban camping”, on the beautiful brick streets of downtown. Electricity is available, and you are welcome to use your generators. Bathrooms/showers are available at the Armory, also located on Main Street. Dump station is available at the fairgrounds, just down the road.
Contact: Rhonda Gelstein - rhonda@vroomers.com
Registration Form

Victor Camping Rally 4th of July - Mueller State Park


When: July 3-5, 2015
Where: Mueller State Park, 21045 Highway 67 South, Divide, CO
We will camp at scenic Mueller State Park, which is approx. 20 minutes from the historic mining towns of Victor and Cripple Creek. This year's trip will be limited to the 11 camp sites available within the group campground. You MUST be a member of the national Tin Can Tourists group to attend. $25 per year at tincantourists.com. Total costs $80 for the first participant. Guests staying in the same trailer will be $30. You must have an annual pass or a daily pass ($7 per day) to stay at the state park, in addition to the camp site fees. If you don't have an annual pass, be sure to pick up your daily pass at the entrance when you come into the park. Deposit of $50 due upon signup. Remaining fees due June 1, 2015. You will receive a refund if someone takes your place at any time before the trip. The group camp site has been paid for in advance by me personally. As soon as I have participants for 11 camp sites, the RSVPs will be closed. You must have an annual pass or a daily pass ($7 per day) to stay at the state park, in addition to the camp site fees. If you don't have an annual pass, be sure to pick up your daily pass at the entrance when you come into the park. This will be a weekend trip. We will have a pot luck dinner on Friday evening, and will have a group dinner on Saturday night. This year we will again use Signup Genius to assign tasks. We will not be providing breakfasts or lunches. Mueller State Park is a wildlife refuge and has many biking, hiking and horseback riding trails. Mueller State Park is about 1 hr and 45 minutes from Denver, and about 35 minutes from Colorado Springs. Go to this link for more info: Mueller State Park. There is plenty of great fishing in the area: Fishing in Victor. There are many attractions and activities in Cripple Creek and Victor including historic walking tours, antiquing, shopping and sightseeing. Link: Cripple Creek, CO. There will be Fourth of July celebrations in Woodland Park and Cripple Creek. The entire area is rich in mining history and tours of the historic mines are available. Electric hook ups will be available at each camp site. Water, restrooms and showers are available (bring change for showers). Dogs are permitted but must be on leash at all times in the park. THIS RULE WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED. This is a wildlife refuge and it is very important that dogs are leashed, not merely on "voice control." Cats are permitted inside your trailer. Also, the park rules are very strict regarding caching of food. There are bears in the area. Please be aware of these restrictions and be prepared.
Contact: Donna Spinelli at 970 471 4071 or donna@vail.net with any questions.
More Info and Registration

2015 First Annual TCT Great River Road Vintage Rally


When: Thursday, July 16, 2015 - Sunday, July 19, 2015
Where: Illiniwek Forest Preserve Campground, Hampton IL
Event is now open for Registration. This is a TCT Members event. Active membership required.
Calendar of events and more info to follow.
To register -
Step 1) Complete the Registration form
Step 2) Mail Registration form and registration fee to Barbara Lamacki (address on form) or email registration information to lamacki1@gmail.com and pay via Paypal
Step 3) You will receive an email confirmation from me. All sites will be assigned on the day of arrival.
Step 4) Please let me know if you or a guest has any dietary restrictions or if you have any questions.
Step 5) Get ready to have a great time
Please note - You will not be able to book directly with the campground. If you contact the campground, you will be advised that reservations are not accepted.
Contact Info: Barbara Lamacki (cell) 630-215-9777 e-mail: lamacki1@gmail.com
Registration Form

International TCT Trial Balloon Rally


When: July 17-19, 2015
Where: Elora Gorge Conservation Area, Ontario, Canada
International TCT Trial Balloon Rally at Elora Gorge, Ontario. Registration forms will be posted after holidays Dates are July 17, 18 at Elora Gorge Conservation Area. Not to be missed.
Contact: Rick Myer - econolinebvan@gmail.com

7th Annual Vintage Camper Show and TCT Gathering


When: July 23-26, 2015
Where: Port Crescent State Park, Port Austin, MI
TCT Members and our RVs have been invited back once again to this beautiful state park! The park rangers go out of their way to accommodate us and our RVs’ special needs. Our Saturday Open House and Tour is now a favorite activity for the locals and attracts visitors from 3 hours away! We entertain ourselves the other days with some legendary shenanigans – The Weiner Cookout, The Morning Coffee Klatches, Affagoto Time, Sunset Watching, Worst Tchothke Contest, Dancing, Strolling Singers, The Crock Pot Dinner and the Legendary and Entertaining Stir Fry. Spontaneous fun tends to happen as well! A few other surprises are in the planning stages.
Contact: John Truitt at airstreamguy@mac.com, 313-701-8930
Follow this event on facebook

THE OLD-TIME FIDDLERS’ PICNIC


When: July 31 - Aug 2, 2015
Where: Livingston, MT - One mile south of I-90 on US 89 and on the east side of the road.
We went to the Fiddlers’ Picnic last year for one of the most relaxing, unusual rallies we have ever been to. WAY more than a picnic, although there was a Saturday afternoon picnic-potluck with the musicians’ group along with Sunday breakfast put on by them. Dal Smilie hosted it and we were so impressed that, even from Arizona, we are going to host it. There were no schedules, nothing more than hearing music from morning until well after the sun set. Country, Celtic, folk, hoe-down, lots of fiddlin’. If you have an instrument or voice that favors that kind of roots music, come and join in. It’s all very casual, come play for awhile, move on to join another group and play with them at their doorstep or in the barn. And if you don’t play, what a treat just to pull up a chair and enjoy the tunes under the Montana sky. You can just wander with your chair from one trailer to the next and catch whatever group of folks are gathered at the moment to play outside their door.
For more info: fiddlerspicnic.blogspot.com/
Rally donation is $25 per trailer for the weekend for the expenses of the musicians’ group putting it on.
Contact herkypig@hotmail.com to let us know you are coming and what kind of trailer you have. Steve and Reg Bittner

TCT U.P. Caravan


Where: Upper Pennisula of Michigan
When: July 30 - August 8, 2015
Start planning now for the TCT U.P. Caravan; this is a one time trip opportunity for TCT members to tour Michigan's entire Upper Peninsula for 10 nights with some of your favorite vintage-camping friends. The caravan will take place from July 30 through August 8, 2015. We have planned this caravan out in a way to give participants the opportunity to take in all the U.P. has to offer and maintain a reasonable pace. We want this to be a fun, relaxing trip! The trip will consist of 10 nights in 8 different locations, circling the entire U.P. AND, we are also bringing along a caterer that will be preparing a wonderful dinner for us each night. Your breakfast and lunch meals are up to you. The average day will consist of traveling roughly 100 miles or so to our next destination, at your own pace, taking time to see as much or as little as you would like along the way; we will all meet up at our next stop in the early evening for happy hour, followed by a great catered dinner, and discussions of the day's adventures. Each night's stay will be at a campground with, at a minimum, electricity and bathroom/shower facilities. Due to limited campsite availability at some stops, we have to limit this trip to 25 units, so sign up early to guarantee your spot.
The TENATIVE itinerary is:
July 30th, Straights Area State Park
July 31 - August 1, Grand Marais Woodland Park
August 2, Baraga State Park
August 3 - 4, Fort Wilkins State Park
August 5, Porcupine Mountains State Park
August 6, Bewabic State Park
August 7, Indian Lake State park
August 8, Burt Lake State Park
The cost is $640 per couple (single rates are available, as well as rates for more than two). This fee includes your campsite every night, a catered dinner each evening, and some fun TCT U.P. Swag (Tshirts, plaques, etc.)
Please make payment to: Brandon Morrison, 453 W. Webster Ave., Muskegon, MI 49440
A minimum of $320 is due January 15, 2015; the remaining $320 due June 1, 2015 (full payment by the January deadline is also acceptable)
For further information, contact : Brandon at Brandon_morrison@hotmail.com, on FB BRANDON MORRISON
Bryan at bryguymi@gmail.com, on FB BRYAN N MATT
Registration Form
Caravan Information

4th Annual Vintage Camper Event


When: August 6-9, 2015
Where: Branson KOA, Branson MO
Tin Can Tourists are invited to join the event. Bring your oldie but googie and have some fun with vintage camper enthisiasts like yourself. Same weekend as Branson's SUper Summer Cruise Car Show. Vintage campers 1976 and olders receive 50% off nightly camping rate. Prizes, Swap meet, potluck, open house, and lots of fun.
Register: Call KOA at 800-562-4177 and let them know you are with the Tin Can Tourists. They use the standard section and pricing for the vintage trailers ($49.50/night before 50% discount)
Contact: Angie Dickerson (KOA Manager) - angie@bransonkoa.com 417-334-4414; Steve Kenney (TCT Coordinator) stevemk_44@yahoo.com

Bend Classic, Vintage Trailer Rally


When: August 7-9, 2015
Where: J Bar J Ranch, 62895 Hamby Rd, Bend OR
The Bend Classic, Vintage Trailer Rally will be held August 7-9, 2015 at the J Bar J Ranch just East of Bend, OR. Camping will be on a grassy field with the Cascade Front in full view. There is some water and 110 electric but this is a ranch and not a trailer park. This is the same weekend as the HUGE car show in Bend. Bend is packed with places to go and things to do. Proceeds will benefit the programs of the Ranch. It is a Tin Can Tourist rally, please come and enjoy. Attendees will get a permanent event nametag, window placard and an "event" open/closed sign.
Costs: $20 rally registration plus $25 (or more) contribution to the J Bar J Youth Ranch (tax deductible).
Contact Dal Smilie (dalsmilie@aol.com) with questions.

Desert Diamond Rally


When: August 21-22, 2015
Elephant Butte Lake RV Resort, Elephant Butte, NM
Elephant Butte, in the lower Rio Grande Valley is home to sandy beaches along its 40 mile long reservoir with opportunities for boating, (they have rentals) fishing, sailing, scuba diving, and kayaking. We will be camping at the sparkling new resort: www.elephantbuttelakervresort.com, with level sites and full hook-ups; clean bathhouse, WI-Fi, dog run, BBQ grills, and a huge club house with indoor pool. Walk across the street, to the Elephant Butte Inn, for restaurant, bar, spa and salon services. Just minutes from the resort you'll find the state park entrance ($5.00 per day per car) with launch sites, hiking, drive your 4x4 on the beach, marinas and warm water for swimming.
During our stay the community's largest celebration will be taking place which includes: a parade, live music, arts, crafts, food vendor, car show and more all within walking distance. If you need something else to do, 6 miles away is the town of Truth or Consequences: torcchamber.com with shopping, hot mineral baths, museums, Veteran’s Memorial Park, and around every alley it seems is a vintage trailer. This is a vintage trailer mecca, with many units still being used in local parks.
Stay the week and explore one of the top 10 NM golf courses Turtleback Mountain Resort, El Camino Real International Heritage Center, Ghost towns, bird watching, the world capital of green chili- Hatch, or tour the International Space Port. Come met new campers and join up with old friends, we are going to have a blast. Rally RV site is $50.00 for 2 nights, contact Liz Foster at 575.744.5996 to reserve your spot, and rally fee is $20.00 for 2 people. Contact me for the rally form, mail it in with your rally fee to: Karen Campbell, (SW TCT Rep) 8111 Morrow Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110.
Cut off date is August 1, and spots are limited. This is an official TCT rally. Contact me at karencampbellwithrt66@hotmail.com for any questions, or call my cell: 505-620-5276. See you at the Desert Diamond Rally!

Northern Utah Rally at Crystal Hot Springs, Honeyville Utah


When: September 10-12, 2015
Where: Crystal Hot Springs, Honeyville Utah
Sept. 10th to 12th.at Crystal Hot Springs in Honeyville Ut. Same great place as last year.All sites are full hook ups.$25.00 per site @ day.Hot pot and water slide are available at $3.00 apiece per person.Pot luck around 7:00 pm first day.Pulled pork/side dish Sat. around 7:00 pm followed up with live music.Adults are $10.00 and children under 10 is $5.00.
Please sign up early because it is Brigham City's BIG Peach Days event with a large free car show is going on and Crystal will book up quick.
Make reservations at Crystalhotsprings.net. or call Adam at 435-279-8104.
Trailers that are for sale are required to pay for a site.
For any other information, please call Orbie Mungall at 435-730-3840

8th Annual Northeast Rally


When: September 10-13, 2015
Where: Sampson State Park, Romulus, NY
Registration for Sampson will open in Late May
Contact: Ed Moore TCT Northeast Representative. Phone: 315-392-2356 Email: mooredesign02@hotmail.com

Texas Group Of Vintage Campers Tin Can Tourists Fall Rally


Where: Mill Creek Ranch Resort, 2102 N. Trade Days Blvd., Canton, Texas 75103
When: September 24-27, 2015
Hello vintage travelers! We are having our Fall TCT Texas rally. A fun filled weekendat the Mill Creek Ranch Resort. We will have a blast this fall. We will have a pot luck dinner, Swap meet & play some Bingo or Farkle, Open house, and Door Prizes. The resort has a a lot to offer and Pets are welcome. (www.millcreekranchresort.com)
Registration Form

2015 Fall Gathering


Where: Camp Dearborn, Milford, Michigan
When: September 24-27, 2015
Registration Fee $120.00 for two adults includes Annual TCT Membership, Window Sign, Entertainment, Catered Meals, and Morning Coffee with sweet treats. You can put your down payment or full payment in for the fall rally.
Contact: Forrest Bone - tincantourists@gmail.com
Registration Form for Fall Gathering

OTHER Vintage Trailer Gatherings

Camping Through The Ages Display Exibit


When: April 10-12, 2015
Location: Kings Mountain Living History Farm, Kings Mountain, NC
Step back in time and join us for a weekend of off the grid camping. We will once again be scattered among historical structures dating back to the revolutionary period. Visitors to the park will be able to view historical camping displays from lean-tos to modern tents. Will display approximately 20 campers of various ages. Public viewing is from 9am - 4pm on Saturday April 11th.
Contact: Kim Hoke at vintageavion@gmail.com if you are interested in participating. NOTE: This is filled and there is a wait list.

4th Annual Central IN Vintage RV Show


When: April 24-26, 2015
Where: S & H Campground, 2573 W. 100 N., Greenfield, IN 46140
Join us for our 4th Annual Central Indiana Vintage RV Show! Whether you have a vintage or a modern RV, this weekend is an excellent place to learn how the RV has evolved. Enjoy free live music, a fishing contest, a corn hole tournament, free face painting, HIDDEN CASH for adults and kids, and bingo! As always, our restaurant will serve up delicious meals for the family to gather around. The kiddos will be excited to know that our Family Fun Park and Activity Center opens this weekend! This is their place to get away and act their age! We have a new attraction for all ages, THE JUMP SHOT!!
$20 registration fee (25 years or older) and $10 camp fee for registered exhibitors *per night full hook-up & wifi
Call 317-326-3208 to register.

ILLOWA Vintage Camper Rally, Rock Island IL


When: May 1-3, 2015
Where: Rock Island KOA at Camelot
You're invited to camp out for the weekend near the Mighty Mississippi River in Rock Island Illinois, and show off your beautiful Vintage Camper!! Just minutes from I280, I74, and I80, and eastern Iowa, and located half way between Des Moines Iowa and Chicago Illinois.
For details

"SILVER STREAK TRAILER FOLK GATHERING"


When: May 22-25, 2015
Where: SILVER FALLS STATE PARK, Sublimity, Oregon - silverfallslodge.com or call 866-575-8875.
"SILVER STREAK TRAILER FOLK" FB GROUP and friends/ family of group members with vintage or vintage looking trailers WELCOME.
Smaller, low keyed, casual gathering to meet and hang out. Meet and Greet and a Potluck planned. Maryhill winery tour possible if you are interested. Stay for 2 nights or stay until Memorial Day. For more info pls contact: Julie at julieflavin1@gmail.com
Reservations made yourself starting 9 MONTHS BEFORE on Aug 22nd.
RESERVATIONS:
reservations start this Aug 22nd through Reserve America.
http://www.reserveamerica.com/camping/silver-falls-state-park/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=OR&parkId=402235
Contact: Julie Flavin - there is no rally fee involved
Email Julie at julieflavin1@gmail.com and let her know that you are interested in attending

4th Annual Hoffmaster Vintage Gathering 2015


When: June 4-7, 2015
Where: Hoffmaster State Park, Muskegon, MI
Fellow campers and visitors will be welcome to walk the wooded campsites to look at vintage / unique trailers and visit with the owners. Owners of vintage/unique camping equipment who would like to participate in the Open House are encouraged to make reservations.
Sorry for the delay but the registration process for Hoffmaster 2015 is now available. The park just got back to me today with the process, but starting today you can reserve your favorite site for June. The rally fee will be just $30 payable upon arrival in June, the only thing you are paying for now is your campsite. Fell free to contact me with any questions, see you in June!
Reservations: Can be made beginning today. Toll free reservation number. 1-800-447-2757 and P.J. Hoffmaster State Park information can be found at www.michigan.gov/hoffmaster. Reservation End Dec 29th, 2014: Sites 133 - 231 are being held for you until this date; after which they will open up to the public. FYI: New camping rates for 2015 are 30amp sites $29.00 night and 50amp sites $31.00 per night. Process: Each customer must call the call center, identify themselves as part of the Vintage Camper group and make their reservations.
Contact: Brandon Morrison - brandon_morrison@hotmail.com (231)736-3218 or for specific campground questions, e-mail Terri at creedent@michigan.gov

SAF Summer Rally


When: July 16 - 19, 2015
Where: Elkhart Campground, 25608 County Rd 4 East, Elkhart IN. 46514
Who: All Avions and Cayos manufactured from the mid-1950s through 1990 are welcome to participate in the Silver Avion Fellowship (SAF) Summer Rally. All stages and types of restoration are welcome. This is a family-friendly event: children and pets are welcome.
Fees: Rally fee of $20/person. Air-conditioned rally room for guaranteed fun- rain, heat, or shine!
Campground fees: Rally registration guarantees a site reservation. Special, discounted rates per night. Sites are all pull-thru, full hook-up. Clean bathrooms, hot showers, laundry, and heated pool. Campground fees paid directly to Campground. Sites available for early arrivals and extended stays.
Registration: Plan to attend the Silver Avion Fellowship Rally. Registration begins February 20, 2015. Send completed registration forms with rally fee deposit to:
Craig & Christine Siebeneck, PO Box 593, Kalida, OH 45853
Email: ard@bright.net
Registration Flyer

Bodega Bay First Annual Vintage Trailer Rally


When: May 13-15, 2016
Where: Bodega Bay RV Park
Come join us for our First Annual Trailer Rally in Bodega Bay
Friday 6-7 wind chimes contest at the club house along with no host cocktail BYOB
Saturday 7-9 continental breakfast, 10-2 open house & swap meet
6-8 potluck dinner bring a side dish
Sunday 7-9 continental breakfast
Rally prices
$45 per night
$25 entry fee
$5 kids 12 and older
$5 dog fee
Contact :Robin/Kris Gutierres (510)537-1537 or (510)604-3117 Kristinagutierres@sbcglobal.net
Flyer

Linville Falls, NC Gathering


Where: Linville Falls Trailer Lodge & Campground (Newland, NC)
When: June 5-7 2015
Linville Falls Trailer Lodge & Campground (Newland, NC) opened it's doors in 1966 and retains the vintage features of the era. There is no wifi or cable tv but the location is amazing and is a perfect fit for vintage campers. They have full hookup sites with water, sewer and electric and a very well maintained bath house.
The entire campground is reserved but it's a small private campground so sites are limited. That means book early! One night deposit holds your site
The campground is located just off the Blue Ridge Parkway at junction US 221, is minutes from Western North Carolina’s most spectacular attractions, including Linville Falls & Linville Gorge, Grandfather Mountain, Linville Caverns and Gem Mountain.
Reservations can be made directly with the campground by calling (828)765-2681. Please tell them you are with the vintage trailer group to insure a spot. Reservations payment is made by check via the mail and payment in full upon arrival with cash. No debit or credit cards. Wwebsite for more info is www.linvillefalls.com
There are cabins and tent sites available as well.
Here's a link to our hike at the falls in 2014

TCT Fall Into Vintage Rally


Where: Stonebridge Campground, Maggie Valley, NC
When: September 17-20, 2015
Join us for our 5th Annual Fall into Vintage Rally. We'll once again be holding the event in Maggie Valley and we are thrilled to be relocating the event to Stonebridge campground this year.
Details to follow
Registration Form
Campground Map

Fall Foliage Gathering


Where: Linville Falls Trailer Lodge & Campground, Newland, NC
When: October 15-18, 2015
A perfect time to enjoy the Fall Leaf Season in the mountains. The campground is located just off the Blue Ridge Parkway.
We will have the entire campground held for us but it's a small private campground so sites are limited. That means book early!
Linville Falls Trailer Lodge & Campground opened it's doors in 1966 and retains the vintage features of the era. There is no wifi or cable tv but the location is amazing and is a perfect fit for vintage campers. They have full hookup sites with water, sewer and electric and a very well maintained bath house.
The campground is located just off the Blue Ridge Parkway at junction US 221, is minutes from Western North Carolina’s most spectacular attractions, in...cluding Linville Falls & Linville Gorge, Grandfather Mountain, Linville Caverns and Gem Mountain.
Reservations can be made directly with the campground by calling (828)765-2681. Please tell them you are with the TCT group to insure a spot. Reservation deposits are made by check or credit card and payment in full upon arrival with cash or check. No debit or credit cards at the facility. Website for more info is www.linvillefalls.com
There are cabins and tent sites available as well.
here's a link to our hike at the falls in 2014 http://www.picturetrail.com/gid24562776
http://www.cushionrecoverie.com/

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