Attend a Rally


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

Region Summaries - see below for rally details

Southwest Region Schedule for 2015

FEB 7 Winter Social, Denver, CO, Donna Spinelli
APR 23-26 Texas Group of Vintage Campers TCT 2015 spring rally, Fentress Texas; Teresa Baldwin
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
MAY 29-31 Getaway to Monterey, Mazda Raceway, Monterey, CA
JUN 5-7 Glenwood Canyon Resort, Glenwood Springs, CO, Leader: Donna Spinelli
JUL 3-5 Mueller State Park, Divide, CO, Donna Spinelli
AUG 21-22 Desert Diamond Rally, Elephant Butte Lake RV Resort, Elephant Butte, NM
AUG Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, CO, TBD
SEP 24-27 Texas Group Of Vintage Campers Tin Can Tourists Fall Rally, Mill Creek Ranch Resort, Canton, Texas; Teresa Baldwin
OCT 2-4 Fall Colors Pagosa Springs, Bruce Spruce Ranch, Pagosa CO,

Northwest Region Schedule for 2015

JUN 5-7 Western Canada "Tin Can Tourist" Vintage Trailer Rally, Sons of Norway Country Club, 11901 Seux Road, Mission, BC V2V 4J1
SEP 5 Willard Car Show, Willard Utah
SEP 18-20 Northern Utah Rally at Crystal Hot Springs, Crystal Hot Springs, Honeyville Utah

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

Southeast Region Schedule for 2015

JAN 22-25 Florida Chautauqua Assembly's TCT Exhibit - DeFuniak Springs, FL
FEB 19-22 95th TCT Winter Convention - Sertoma Youth Ranch, Brooksville, FL
APR 30-May 2 TCT Panama City Beach Rally, St. Andrews State Park, Panama City, FL
SEP 10-13 2015 TCT Southern Georgia Rally, Brickyard Plantation Golf Club & RV Park, Americus, GA
OCT 23-25 Falluminum - Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds Campground in Hiawassee Georgia
NOV 5-8 Koreshan Homecoming Gathering - Koreshan State Historic Site, Estero, FL
DEC 3-6 Sertoma Youth Ranch Casual Meet and Greet - Sertoma Youth Ranch, Brooksville, FL

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 11-14, Ohio TCT Gathering, Colonial Campground, Coshocton, Ohio
JUN 11-15 35th Annual Vicksburg Old Car Festival, Vicksburg, MI
JUN 18-21 Wizard of Oz Festivale - Ionia MI
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 2 Classic Camper Caravan in the Park III - 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 13-16 Port Sanilac Antique Boat & Vintage Show - Port Sanilac, MI
AUG 13-16 Tow Jam Music Weekend - Rapid River Campground & Cabins - 7182 US 131 Mancelona, Michigan
AUG 27-30 Retro Revival Rally - Holly, MI
SEP 24-27 Fall Gathering - John Gurney Park in Hart, MI

Rally Details

Fall Colors Pagosa Springs

When: October 2-4, 2015
Where: Bruce Spruce Ranch
We will stay at Bruce Spruce Ranch,, a gorgeous quiet little spot near Pagosa Springs, CO. Great fall colors at this time of year, and tons of hiking, fishing, off roading, shopping and HOT SPRINGS. The ranch has historic cabins, large camp sites, and trails in the immediate area.
For details:

Hart Gathering

When: October 9-11, 2015
Where: John Gurney Park in Hart, MI Join us October 9th, 10th and 11th for one more campout with your vintage trailer friends at John Gurney Park in Hart, MI. This campground sits on the edge of the city of Hart and Pentwater River north of Muskegon. This historic campground offers an unique camping experience within walking distance of restaurants, shops, a bakery and a hardware store. It is only a short drive to the Silver Lake Sand Dunes and easy access to the Hart/Montague Trail which is a 30 mile paved non-motorized trail. There are also local orchards, pumpkin patches, and a dairy store/restaurant in the nearby towns. One aspect of this unique camping experience is the historical lodge at the park where we can gather for meals and fun. While this is an un-heated building, there is a large stone fireplace that we will maintain a crackling fire in to keep us warm and cozy. With fall weather being unpredictable this is also a great place to keep dry during the day if it is raining and we can play cards, do puzzles etc. Some firewood will be provided, but if you have some extra please bring it as we will likely utilize it with the upcoming chilly nights. The creators of this event truly want to have a calm enjoyable weekend. There is no time schedule and there is no open house for this event. This is not a rally, and there is no fee for this event, the only cost to you is your campsite fee. This is the general outline of the weekend. You can participate as little or as much as you would like:
Friday evening we are having a soup and chili supper. I am bringing a very large pot of chili, feel free to gather in the lodge with your own tableservice and beverage. Bring a salad, or dessert or some type of dish to pass.
Saturday morning, Cullen will get the coffee on. There is a place where people can bring their electric skillet if they would like to cook eggs or pancakes or breakfast meat. Bring your own table service and some breakfast item to share
Saturday afternoon enjoy your favorite Pure Michigan activity or take a nap or visit with friends whatever suits you. There is a tennis court/ pickle ball, shuffleboard and basketball court at the park. If weather permits we will be caravaning out to the Silver Lake Sand Dunes in the late afternoon/early evening for a dune climb. After that we will return to the campground for cider pressing. This is your opportunity to drink the best cider your taste buds can imagine!
Saturday evening bring out your favorite dish to pass for a shared supper in the lodge... Fingers crossed Bruce will be successful at salmon fishing and we will have some fish with supper
Sunday morning bring a breakfast item to the potluck. If you don't feel like cooking fresh fruit is always a hit.
The park is so excited to have us that if we run out of water and electric sites they are going to have some electric sites available. There is a very clean bath house at this park. For more information you can check out their website
Or you can call 231-873-4959 please ask for Nancy. It is better to call to make reservations rather than making online reservations so that the staff can best accomodate everyone
Hosts of the event: Sherri Snyder (Bruce) Ron Baumgarten (Shannon)

Falluminum in the North Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains

When: October 23-25, 2015
Where: Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds Campground in Hiawassee Georgia
The TCT is invited to this event that is held annually for the past 15 years, the Falluminum Rally began as an alternative get together for people who simply love to camp with other camping enthusiasts. With "no rules, no dues, no rally fees, only fun allowed" the event has become well attended each October on the weekend before Halloween. Situated at the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds Campground in Hiawassee Georgia, the beautiful park located on scenic Lake Chatuge. Surrounded by the Blue Ridge mountains, and bathed in Fall colors, this Rally is host to a wide assortment of vintage ( and some newer) campers.
Simply go to the web site or call (706) 896-4191 for reservations. Sites cost $32 to $35.00 a night and many are lakefront. All sites have some lake views. October 23-25 weekend are the dates for Fall 2015.
The event includes a pot-luck brunch and dinner Saturday, a "Tour of Homes" for those who would like to see inside the campers and share theirs. A gift exchange where if you " bring one you get one" happens just after the Sat. dinner. A music jam for interested musicians, dancers and listeners is held later after dinner Saturday, led by a former Nashville recording artist with two gold albums to his credit. Campfires and trailer talk all weekend. Kayaking and canoeing is encouraged and the nearby Bavarian town of Helen is always fun to visit.
Contact and/or RSVP to Alan David at for more information or simply register and show up for an enjoyable time. We encourage dogs, kids, bikes, and love vintage campers!

Koreshan Homecoming Gathering

When: November 5-8, 2015
Where: Koreshan State Historic Site, 3800 Corkscrew Rd, Estero, FL 33928
Registration: Sold out

Tis the Season

When: December 3-6, 2015
Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Rd, Brooksville, FL 34602
TCT members will be greeting the Christmas Season at the Ranch
A relaxed time to meet and enjoy the beginning of the Holidays by dusting off the lights and decorations and help turn the Sertoma Youth Ranch into Santa's Workshop. All you need to do is call the Ranch @ 352-754-3082 so they will have an idea on the number that will be attending. They will collect camping fees when you arrive which will be the discounted rate of $20 for TCT members. We will probably have a potluck as the only structured activity. The Soggy Bottom Group will be at Sertoma that weekend and there will be some great music to accompany the Christmas lights provided by the campers

2016 TCT Rallies

Northwest Florida Chautauqua Assembly

When: January 28–31, 2016
Where: Lake DeFuniak – DeFuniak Springs, Florida (NW FL)
Only vintage (pre-1980) rigs will be able to attend. Electric hook ups only. Restrooms/showers are available close by. The registration fee of $40.00 will be used to cover costs.
Registration Form

97th Winter Convention

When: February 25-28, 2016
Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Rd, Brooksville, FL 34602
Registration Fee $150.00 per trailer for up to two adults includes three nights camping, with water and electric, pizza party, entertainment, morning coffee & breakfast treats, catered breakfast and BBQ dinner.
Registration Form
Contact: Forrest Bone -


When: March - Tentative
Where: Billetproof at Don Garlits Museum, Ocala Florida
More Info to come...

2016 TCT Panama City Beach Rally

Where: St. Andrews State Park, 4607 State Park Ln, Panama City Beach, Florida 32408
When: April 28, 2016 - May 1, 2016
You may also arrive as early as you would like, nightly rate is $28.00 per night ($196.00 for a full week) . More details to come! The State Park has over 170 sites so there will be plenty of room! This year there will be a very small rally fee to cover expensive as well as Friday Night Entertainment, Rally Fee will be $10.00 per Trailer.
Contact: Tim Heintz at

TCT Celebrating Virginia's State Parks 80th Anniversary

Where: Westmoreland State Park, 1650 State Park Rd, Montross, Virginia 22520
When: June 9 - June 12, 2016
Plans are in the making for a TCT Virginia Rally! The State Department of Virginia has requested the TCT to participate in their States 80th Anniversary of the State Parks. The Rally will be held at Westmoreland State Park on the Potomac River (NE of Richmond VA). 39 Electric/Water sites have been blocked off to begin with and the state will be giving the TCT a reduced rate. More details will be coming soon, just want to post the event so everyone can plan in advance!
Contact: Tim Heintz at

OTHER Vintage Trailer Gatherings - Non TCT Gatherings

Salisbury Beach Vintage Campers Hoot & Howl 2015

When: October 16-18, 2015
Where: Salisbury Beach State Reservation, Salisbury,MA
Fri evening Mixer
Sat AM Hot Brunch, afternoon Open House and Flea Market, evening Pot Luck Dinner, Raffles, Yankee Swap, group campfire and live music
Sun AM Continental Breakfast
4 miles of beautiful beach!
Pet friendly (with rabies cert)
Vintage campers of every year/make/size and teardrops old/new.
Prize for the spookiest camper!
Friends, food, fun and vintage campers!
Salisbury Beach Vintage Campers for more info or email for campsite reservations

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

41st National Old Time Music Festival

When: Aug 29-Sept 4, 2016
Where: LeMars, Iowa
Seven days and ten stages with over 450 performers of old-time country, bluegrass, folk, gospel, Cajun, polka, ragtime, blues, cowboy, honky-tonk, and more including celebrities. Special RV camping $15 daily with 50/30/20 amp hook-ups firstcome/first serve. Admission $15-$20 daily, 7-day pass $75.
Contact: Bob Everhart, President NTCMA -

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