National Corvette Restorers Society

NCRS 2015 National Convention

2015 NCRS National Road Tour Previews

Denver, Colorado - Travelling in your favorite car with your friends - what could be better? Plan now to head to the Convention with a Road Tour!

Tour Name Leader Phone Email Address Departs From
Canadian Tour Scott Sinclair 905-857-1463 scott1956@rogers.com Bolton, ON on July 12th
Central PA Tour Bill Sangrey 717-243-3955 wrsangrey@embarqmail.com Carlisle, PA on July 12th
Mid-Atlantic Tour Steve Gansky 215-990-5300 sgansky@me.com Las Vegas, NV on July 11th
N California Glory McNay 530-662-7951 amcnay@pacbell.net Auburn, CA on July15th
Northwest Tour Mike Doty 509-560-0250 corvettemikenw@charter.net Yakima, WA on July 16th
Queen City Tour Jerry Hilbert 513-738-1493 g.hilbert@zoomtown.com Cincinnati, OH July 12th
Rocky Mountain Tour Tom DiRito 303-791-0351 totirio@aol.com Highlands Ranch, CO July 16th
S California Tour Don Troyer 626-340-8872 atroyer2@earthlink.net Ontario, CA July 16th
Southeast Tour Don Warmuth 864-944-8722 donald.warmuth@att.net Chattanooga, TN July 13th
Texas Tour Ken Robb 817-594-7757 ken@js-x.xom Weatherford, TX on July 16th

Canadian Road Tour: Led by Kay Sinclair. Day 1 July 12 depart Bolton, Ontario then north to Cobble Beach for lunch, then on to Tobermory to take ferry to Manitoulin Island. Day 2 July 13 leave Little Current, Ontario, crossing the border at Sault Ste. Marie and following the south shore of Lake Superior in the Upper Peninsula to Marquette, Michigan. Day 3 July 14 from Marquette, Michigan, to Green Bay, Wisconsin for a stop at Lambeau Field, then on to Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. Day 4 July 15 travel across Wisconsin and Minnesota to Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Day 5 July 16 travel across South Dakota through the Badlands, to Rapid City, South Dakota. Night visit to Mount Rushmore. Day 6 July 17 from Rapid City to Crazy Horse Memorial, then on to Laramie, Wyoming. Day 7 July 18 from Laramie, Wyoming into Estes Park and tour the Rocky Mountains National Park. Then on to the Last Night Out party.

Central Pennsylvania and Queen City Tour: Led by Bill Sangrey Carlisle PA, July 12 and Jerry Hilbert. The Central Pennsylvania tour will be joining the Queen City tour lead by Jerry Hilbert at Patterson Air Force Museum in Dayton, Ohio. On Monday July 13 there will be a private tour of the museum. From there, the tours will travel through Indianapolis, Indiana, staying overnight in Plainfield, Indiana. Tuesday July 14 drive to Des Moines, Iowa. Wednesday July 15 the tours travel to Ankeny, Iowa and tour a private car collection. Thursday July 16 in Lincoln, Nebraska there are several museums tours. Friday July 17, the tours will drive state routes to overnight in McCook, Nebraska. Saturday July 18 on to Last Night Out. Join us for a leisurely, scenic and event filled tour.

MidAtlantic Road Tour: Led by Steve Gansky. Shipping cars from Philadelphia area to arrive in Las Vegas on Friday July 10 or meet us in Vegas on Friday July 10th. Depart Las Vegas, Nevada Saturday, July 11th, Arrive Colorado Springs on Friday July 17. Day in Colorado Springs Saturday, July 18th. Last Night Out, Saturday, July 18th. Ship cars home Thursday, July 23. Stops include Hoover Dam, Zion National Park, North Rim of the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, Arches, Dinosaur, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, and Great Sand Dunes National Park. We will visit Manitou Springs, drive Pikes Peak, see the Garden of The Gods and visit the Air Force Academy. Drive through Zion, Capital Reef, and Canyonlands via the scenic routes. See the Million Dollar Trail through Ouray, Ironton and Silverton. Numerous museums and attractions on the route. Easy driving with lots to see. Eight days on the road and approximately 1,900 miles.

Northern California Road Tour: Led by Glorie and Art McNay. Our trip will be short and sweet with some of the most beautiful scenery in the country. Day 1 July 15 we will depart Auburn, California and travel through the Sierras and over Donner Pass to Fernley, Nevada. We will then tour to US Route 50, called “The Loneliest Road In America”. We will travel to Ely, Nevada to an interesting hotel and gambling palace where we will spend the night. I defy anyone to finish a chicken parmesan dinner in the dining room, there will be a prize. Day 2 July 16 we will continue on US-50 to I-70, one of the most beautiful highways in America. We will stop at some of the magnificent viewing areas and then on to Green River, Utah. Day 3 July 17 we will continue on I-70 to the point where US-50 separates and goes south. As we travel on US- 50 we will visit Monarch Pass and ride the Monarch Crest Tram to the top of the of the pass. That night we will rest in Salida, Colorado. Day 4 July 18 a leisurely ride on US-50 by The Royal Gorge to S-115 and north to Last Night Out. On route to Denver the following day you will have the opportunity to tour the Air Force Academy with a very special guide.

Northwest Road Tour: Led by Mike Doty. July 16 depart Yakima, Washington and pick up Oregon group 12:30 lunch stop, Baker City, Oregon. 5 PM arrive in Twin Falls, Idaho. July 17 depart Twin Falls, Idaho, early lunch break in Pocatello, Idaho. 4 PM arrive in Rock Springs, Wyoming. July 18 depart Rock Springs, Wyoming with a Lunch break in Laramie, Wyoming. Arrive at the Last Night Out at 4pm.

Southern California Road Tour: Led by Don and Carol Troyer will depart from Ontario, California on 16 July. The first day will travel through four states and The Virgin River Gorge. On day’s two and three the tour will follow Utah and Colorado’s scenic and historic byways. The tour will stop at or pass through many National Parks and Forests. They will include Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Dixie National Forest, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Capital Reef National Park, Arches National Park, San Juan National Forest and Gunnison National Forest.

Southeast Road Tour: Led by Don and Ann Warmuth. July 13, We will congregate at the Coker Tire Museum. We will tour the museum and then have a kickoff dinner. July 14 depart Chattanooga arrive in Memphis, Tennessee. July 15, visit Graceland, home of The King, Elvis Presley and arrive in Little Rock, Arkansas for a dinner theater “The Star-Spangled Girl” by Neil Simon. July 16 leave for Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, tour the Broken Arrow History Museum (building was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright). July 16, Leave for Dodge City, Kansas. July 17, leave for Colorado Springs at 8:00 (313 miles). July 18, US Air Force Academy and Colorado Springs. Our gracious Tour Leader, Don Warmuth, served as a professor of electrical engineering at the Academy for four years and will provide a “Behind-the-scenes” tour of the facility that no tourist could even dream of. The tour is open to anyone who is part of the Rocky Mountain Tour, no matter which group they are with.

Texas Road Tour: Led by Ken and Vicki Robb. Wednesday evening July 15 grilled hamburgers at the Robb’s house in Weatherford, Texas. Overnight accommodations available in Weatherford, Texas. Day 1 July 16 depart Weatherford and travel to Dodge City, Kansas through the area of west Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas. Overnight in Dodge City. Plan is to do supper and show at Boot Hill in Dodge City at 6pm. 439 miles. Day 2 July 17 depart Dodge City to Canon City, Colorado with stops at Bent’s Fort, Koshare Indian Museum, LaJunta, Colorado. Tour the Royal Gorge Bridge in evening. 307 miles. Day 3 July 18 Royal Gorge Railroad train ride at 9:30AM in Canon City. Afterwards, depart for the Last Night Out. Possible stops available: Colorado Springs Zoo, Manitou Springs Shops, etc. Day 4 July 19 depart Colorado Springs in morning for drive throughthe Garden of the Gods, Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, Denver, Colorado then on to convention. Will travel backroads (Highway 83).

Rocky Mountain Road Tour: “A Drive through the Rocky Mountains” departing from Highlands Ranch, Colorado and led by Tom and Diane Di Rito. Come join us and drive the roads our Corvettes were meant to be driven on! Wednesday Evening July 15: Join us for a barbeque dinner hosted Tom and Diane at our home in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. A block of rooms at a nearby hotel have been reserved. Day 1 July 16 depart Highlands Ranch, Colorado traveling west through the Rocky Mountains as we climb Kenosha Pass (10,001’) and Trout Creek Pass (9,346’) to Buena Vista, Colorado, then north through San Isabel National Forrest and over Independence Pass (12,095’) to a planned stop in Aspen, Colorado. Day 2 July 17 depart Carbondale, Colorado for another stunning day in the mountains as we climb McClure Pass (8,755’) and drive through the beautiful Gunnison National Forest to our overnight hotel in downtown Crested Butte, Colorado. Day 3 July 18 depart Crested Butte as we drive over Monarch Pass (11,312’) through Poncha Springs, Salida and Canyon City, Colorado (with an optional stop at the Royal Gorge) as we make our way to our Last Night Out hotel and party.

Questions? Comments? 2015 National Road Tour Leaders- Kay and Scott Sinclair. Call or email them at (905) 857-1463 (EST) or scott1956@rogers.com

Registration forms received in the Bolton office after June 1 will not be processed and will be returned to the sender. Register online through the Convention Registration page. You can also use the paper form and postal mail. Be sure to use the correct postage to send to Canada.

NCRS Road Tour, Scott and Kay Sinclair
153 Old King Road
Caledon, ON L7E 4B6

All NCRS Road Tours will travel to the “Last Night Out” event. Details to be provided as they are finalized.

Questions? Contact Road Tour Chairman Scott Sinclair 905-857-1463 EST scott1956@rogers.com

You must be an NCRS member to register and participate in these Road Tours. Proof of liability insurance must be sent with your registration showing insurance in effect during the tour dates. All cars must be properly registered, licensed and insured to operate on public highways. Hotel and general route information will be sent upon registration. You will receive Road Tour Hotel information in response to your Road Tour registration and payment. You will receive the detailed route information when you join your Road Tour.

Information on the tours will be posted here as it is received. Check back often!