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MORGANS OVER AMERICA IV, 2005

 

DAY

DATE

2005

START DAY AT

GREAT ROUTE

MILES (about)

NIGHT AT

LODGING

P-3

Mon    May 9

Heathrow

  HOME

Europeans arrive at SFO @ 1:50 PM, Virgin Airlines Flight VS19

Welcome at Airport

Transfer to Hotel by bus

Registration & Regalia in the Parlour Room #

20

San Francisco, California

Fisherman’s Wharf Holiday Inn

P-2

Tues  May 10

SF

Europeans- 9 AM- Bus to Oakland to pick up cars & return to SF. Clean cars.  Sightsee.

5 PM Registration & Regalia in the Parlour Room  #

30+

San Francisco

Fisherman’s Wharf Holiday Inn

P-1

Wed May 11

SF

DRIVE THE CITY BY THE BAY

9 AM Morgan drive around SF and across Golden Gate Bridge. Most people going to Isis (Bill Fink’s) at Bodega Bay. 

5 PM Registration & Regalia.

6 PM Cocktails, 7 PM Dinner- The Great Start Banquet with NCMCC Members - Holiday Inn Fisherman’s Wharf

75

San Francisco

Fisherman’s Wharf Holiday Inn

1

Thurs May 12

SF Hotel

 

DRIVE THE PACIFIC HWY

8 AM Begin Official Tour- SF

Drive 280 to Highway 1 at Pacifica and south on HWY 1.

17 mile Drive- Pebble Beach

6-9 PM SLO Farmers Market

272

San Luis Obispo California (SLO)

Apple Farm Inn

2

Fri May 13

San Luis Obispo

Rte. 101 to Santa Maria, Rtes 166, 32, 126 to Santa Clarita/Valencia

3 PM BBQ/Swim party by Dennis Glavis - Morgan West at Woodlands Commons

192

Valencia, (LA) California

 Hyatt Valencia

3

Sat May 14

Valencia CA (LA)

9:30 AM Nethercutt Collection.

4 PM  Fiesta- Club Skyline, Morgan Memorabilia Museum– Garrett Capune, SCMSCC

86

Fullerton, California

Fullerton Marriott at Cal State Fullerton

4

Sun May 15

Fullerton

DRIVE THE MOTHER ROAD

I-10, I-15 to Victorville, Rte. 66 , Victorville Rte 66Museum. Rte 66 to Barstow, I-40 & Rte 66 to Needles.  

291

Needles, California

Best Western Colorado River Inn

5

Mon May 16

Needles

CA

Rte. 66 to Kingman, I-40 Rte. 66 to Ash Fork, Rte. 89 to Prescott.

233

Prescott, Arizona

Hassayampa Hotel Historic

6

Tues May 17

Prescott

AZ

Rte. 89A, 89 to Jerome, Red Rock Canyon, Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona, Flagstaff; Rte.180 to Grand Canyon Village.  Meet Sedona Morgan owners

172

Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

Maswik North Lodge- ˝ mi to the Rim

7

Wed May 18

Grand Canyon

AZ

Rte. 64 to Cameron, Alt 89 toward Marble Canyon, Rte. 64 to Page, Lake Powell

140

Page, Arizona

Courtyard by Marriott

8

Thur May 19

Page, AZ

Optional activities- all day boat ride to Rainbow Bridge- Lake Powell, visit Glen Canyon Dam, Slot canyon jeep tour, driving trip to North Rim Grand Canyon or Monument Valley.

0- 251

Page, Arizona

Courtyard by Marriott

9

Fri May 20

Page AZ

DRIVE THE GREAT SOUTHWEST

Rte. 98 & 160 to Kayenta, Rt 191 Optional Rt. 59 and 191 Chinle, Visit Canyon de Chelly (de shay) & cliff dwellings

161-208

Chinle, Arizona

Holiday Inn Canyon De Chelly

10

Sat May 21

Chinle, AZ

Rte. 191 to Four Corners Monument, Rte. 140 & 64 to Chamas, NM

269

Chama, New Mexico

Branding Iron Motel or Del Rio Inn- Split.

11

Sun May 22

Chama, NM

Rte. 84 to Santa Fe through Georgia O’Keefe country.

Visit Santa Fe Museums before 5 PM (some closed Monday).

5- 6:30  PM Southwestern Reception by Ben & Judy Fryrear at La Fonda Hotel.

108

Santa Fe, New Mexico

 

La Fonda on the Plaza Hotel

12

Mon May 23

Santa Fe NM

Visit Santa Fe- 9 AM talk at Packards on Katsinas. Galleries, museums, shopping, walking/riding tours or drive Tour 52 –Jemez Mountain Trail option

0- 183

Santa Fe, New Mexico

La Fonda on the Plaza Hotel

13

Tues May 24

Santa Fe NM

Rte. 590, 285, 503, 76, & 518 to Chimayo, Taos; Rte. 522 & 38 to Eagles Nest, Rte. 64 to Raton, NM

210

Raton, New Mexico

(Ra tone)

Holiday Inn Express

14

Wed May 25

Raton   NM

Rte. 64 to Guymon, OK; Rte. 54 to Liberal KS. 5:30 PM Visit “Dorothy’s” (Wizard of Oz) home and 7:30 PM visit the Midwest Air Museum special tours for MOA

239

Liberal, Kansas

The Liberal Inn

15

 

Thurs May 26

Liberal, KS

DRIVE THE GREAT PLAINS

Rte. 54 to Dodge City; Rte. 54, 183, 484, 14, 56 to McPherson, KS. Junior Pipe Band Concert and Reception for MOA.

232

McPherson, Kansas

BW Holiday Manor

16

Fri May 27

Memorial Weekend

Mc Pher-son KS

Visit McPherson College- School of Auto Restoration- Rte 56 thru Dodge City. Eat Kansas Beef. Visit Jazz Clubs. Museums, Shop, Meet Kansas City Morgan Owner/s

219

Kansas City, Missouri

Quarterage Hotel- Westport

17

Sat

May 28

Memorial Weekend

Kansas City

 MO

Rte. 24 to Monroe City; Visit Independence, MO.  Rte. 36 to Hannibal, MO. River Art Festival Weekend. Visit Mark Twain Home. Group Riverboat Dinner Trip

204

Hannibal, Missouri

Hotel Clemons- Historic Downtown

18

Sun May 29

Memorial Weekend

Hannibal MO

DRIVE THE GREAT MISSISSIPPI RIVER

Rte. 61 to Davenport, IA; I 280 & I80 to Rapids City; Rte. 84, 4 & 67 to Galena, IL. via historic Scales Mound

297

Galena, Illinois

Eagle Ridge Inn & Resort

19

Mon May 30 Memo-rial Day

Galena    IL

Rte. 84, 80 133, etc to Prairie du Chien; Rte 35 to LaCrosse, Rte 14, I90 and 16 to Winona.

197

Winona, Minnesota

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites

20

Tues May 31

Winona  MN

Rt. 43, 35 to Stillwater.  Lunch at the Waterstreet Inn arranged by Minnesota Morgan Club Members.

Contact Tom Politiski. Rte I35 to Duluth

256

Duluth, Minnesota

 

Comfort Suites of Canal Park

21

Wed Jun 1

Duluth

 MN

DRIVE THE GREAT LAKES

Free time to explore Duluth.  Car Show/trophies w/ Minnesota Morgan Club. Group Great Lake Superior Buffet Dinner at the Blackwoods Grill & Bar . Contact Tom Politiski

0+

Duluth, Minnesota

 

Comfort Suites of Canal Park

22

Thurs Jun 2

Duluth, MN

Rte. I35, I535, US 2, SR 13, 2, 51 47, 70 to Eagle River, WI

229

Eagle River, Wisconsin

Chanticleer Inn- Voyager Lake

23

Fri Jun 3

Eagle River

 WI

Rte. 70 to Florence, Rte. 141 & 2 to Iron Mountain; Rte 95 to Marquette, MI; Rte 28 to Munising, MI

169

Munising, Michigan

Best Western of Munising

24

Sat Jun 4

Munising, MI

Rte. 28 & 94 to Manistique, MI, Rte. 2 to St. Ignace, MI, I-75 to Mackinaw City, MI. Dinner with Michigan Morgan Club at ‘Neath the Birches. Contact Jervis Webb.

157

Mackinaw City, Michigan

BW Dockside Waterfront Inn

25

Sun Jun 5

Mackinaw City

Ferry to Mackinac Island (no cars) and back, I-75 to Sault Ste. Marie, MI, Cross border to Canada.

75

Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada

Days Inn Downtown

26

Mon Jun 6

Sault Ste. Marie,

Boat Lock Tour, laundry and more. 4 PM. Wings and Wheels (MOA) at Bush Plane Museum w/BBQ

0

 

Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Days Inn Downtown

27

Tues Jun 7

Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Canada

8 AM PROMPT leaving to catch Ferry. Rte. 17 to Rte. 6 to South Baymouth Chi Che-Mann 3:50 PM  Car Ferry to Tobermory- 2 hours

Dinner at the Princess Hotel with other Morgan owners

220

Tobermory Ontario, Canada

Harbourside Motel or Princess Hotel- Group split

28

Wed Jun 8

Tobermory

Ontario

Drive Bruce Pennisula, Rte. 6 , Rte. 29, Niagara Escarpment

Route to Niagara by MSCC Canada

Hospitality room after dinner hosted by MSCC Canada

278

St. Catherines, Ontario Canada/ Niagara Falls

Four Point Sheraton Suites

St. Catherines

29

Thurs, Jun 9

St. Cather-ines Ontario, Canada

Choice of 3 tours-  Arrangements by MSCCC.  

Group Dinner- Sheraton Falls View Hotel Buffet overlooking Niagara Falls- MSCCC Contact Sharon Roden.

0-??

St. Catherines, Ont. Canada/ Niagara Falls

 

Four Point Sheraton Suites

St. Catherines

30

Fri Jun 10

St. Catherines Canada

Rte QEW 2+.  Between 12:00 and 3:00 Refreshment stop/BBQ at the Lytles. Rte 2 to Toronto

Tentative- The Great Lakes Pub Crawl by Desi Benet

70 +

Toronto, Canada

 

Holiday Inn on King

31

Sat Jun 11

Toronto, Ontario Canada

Free Day-

CN Tower tour. Tour Toronto

The Great Lakes Dinner at the Holiday Inn on King. Arrangements & wine by MSCC Canada, - Contact Vern Dale Johnson

0-?

Toronto, Canada

Holiday Inn on King

32

Sun Jun 12

Toronto, Ont.

Drive around the Lake. Drive the   Old Race Course in Watkins Glen, Group Dinner then Seneca Lodge Bar. Arrangements by Western NY Morgan Club. Contact Desi Benet.

250

Watkins Glen, New York

Seneca Clipper Inn & Longhouse Motel &   Seneca Clipper Inn

33

Mon Jun 13

Watkins Glen, NY USA

Continental Breakfast at the International Racing Museum by Western NY Morgan Club.

Route to NY scenic or faster  by 3/4 Morgan Club. Evening Carriage House Party hosted by 3/4 Morgan Club at Burt & Mary  Hunters Home. Contact Stu Ross.

218

Baskings Ridge, New Jersey

The Olde Mill Inn

34

Tues Jun 14

Baskings Ridge

Baskings Ridge is 1  1/4 hour by commuter train to New York City.

Tentative -Statue of Liberty excursion.

The Great Finish Banquet at the Olde Mill Inn arranged by MOA IV.

35

Baskings Ridge, New Jersey

The Olde Mill Inn

35

Wed Jun 15

 

Baskings Ridge

Tour New York City on your own (so far)

 

Basking Ridge, New Jersey

The Olde Mill Inn

36

Thurs Jun 16

Baskings Ridge

Pick up US cars for shipping.

Europeans Deliver Morgans to Shipper. Bus to lunch at Don Pepe’s, visit to Herb Singe’s Car and Antiques Museum, and to airport.   departure at Newark 2125 . Arrival in Heathrow at 09:05 Friday June 17

 

 

 

 

 

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