Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 11-14-2013, 09:49 AM   #1
Rivet Master
GeocamperAS's Avatar
1974 Argosy 28
1978 Argosy Minuet 6.0 Metre
Wauwatosa , Wisconsin
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 733
Images: 37
Which rally?

Of all the different big rallies (the one with the seminars and presentations), if you could only chose one to attend which one would it be and why?

Judging a person does not define who they are, it defines who YOU are.
GeocamperAS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2013, 10:39 AM   #2
Rivet Master
InsideOut's Avatar

1956 22' Safari
Vintage Kin Owner
Conifer/Evergreen , Colorado
Join Date: Feb 2002
Posts: 11,822
Images: 108
I see you have vintage trailers, so you have lots of really depends on your interests and where you are located or willing to travel to.

I'd say there are three basic rally styles that I favor...and I have favorites for each style. They are a "learning experience", an "event rally" and a "vintage social rally". However, there are as many different rally styles as there are hosts, because each rally takes on the personality of it's hosts. It's really hard to limit it to just these three styles...but, here goes.

My top three in this area (one for each style - not in any order) are:

1) If a "learning experience" is what you are after the Vintage Trailer Acadamy that Ken J, 4CU et al host/sponser in NM will be very helpful as it focuses on the rebuilding skills required to restore a vintage trailer. However, if you already have a "finished" trailer or have the restoration skills mastered, this one may not suit you.

2) If you are looking for an "event rally", then I wouldn't miss the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Rally. The on-site parking that is arranged is great and the social activities focus on the Balloon Fiesta - so there is lots to do, but most of it is centered around the Balloon Fiesta activities.

3) If you are looking for a "vintage social rally", then I would recommend the RMVAC Rally. It's usually announced in January and is held every other year in the Rocky Mountain Area of CO. It is centered around the community of vintage trailer owners - it focuses on the uniqueness of the trailers and people that travel with them.

If you are fortunate to be retired and able to travel all summer, you could hit all three the same year!

Of course, my "favorite" rally is usually the one I've just attended.


Vintage Airstream Club - Past President 2007/2008
WBCCI #1824 - DenCO Unit Past President (2005)
AIR #30 - Join Date: 2-25-2002

RMVAC | WBCCI DenCO Unit | Sisters on the Fly | Tin Can Tourists
BIRDY - our 1956 Safari | 1964 Serro Scotty
InsideOut is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2013, 09:25 PM   #3
4 Rivet Member
Commercial Member
Castaway's Avatar
2012 25' FB Flying Cloud
Celina , Ohio
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 363
Images: 3
Blog Entries: 1
Aluminapalooza at the Airstream factory has great seminars by AS employees and vendors such as Dexter and Zip Dee. It is in May and last for 4/5 days.

Castaway is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2013, 05:29 AM   #4
Rivet Master
mbmbstreamer's Avatar
2006 25' Safari SS SE
1969 27' Overlander
Martinez , Georgia
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 662
If you are interested in escaping winter a little early, there are two great events in February. Alumafiesta is held in Arizona and Alumaflamingo in Florida. Both have a great mix of seminars and fun, are held in beautiful locations, and both offer opportunities to gather with other Airstream owners.
WBCCI # 3518
mbmbstreamer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2013, 07:01 AM   #5
Rivet Master
Lily&Me's Avatar

2006 22' Interstate
Normal , Illinois
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 13,983
Originally Posted by tiger View Post
Of all the different big rallies (the one with the seminars and presentations), if you could only chose one to attend which one would it be and why?
And, if you're just looking for great people, fun, food and conversation, Moraine View in Leroy, Il the second weekend in June is not too far a drive for you.

Hope to see you again this year.

🏡 🚐 Cherish and appreciate those you love. This moment could be your last.🌹🐚❤️
Lily&Me is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Region 12 Rally, 2011 Buttercup WBCCI Forum 3 09-30-2011 11:24 AM
OR Unit Rally - South Beach, Newport OR June 17-19, 2011 monah WBCCI Rallies & Events 7 06-15-2011 01:40 PM
OR 090 : OR Unit Rally: Last Gasp Rally of 2011 Oct 14-16 monah WBCCI Rallies & Events 1 01-26-2011 11:29 AM
NM Unit and 4CU Jemez Mountains Joint Rally LHall WBCCI Rallies & Events 0 01-05-2011 07:27 PM

Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:42 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.