2016 NCRS National Road Tour Previews
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|Tour Name||Leader||Phone||Email Address||Departs From|
|Canadian Tour||Scott Sinclairfirstname.lastname@example.org||Bolton, ON on July 11th|
|Central PA Tour||Bill Sangreyemail@example.com||Allentown, PA, on July 12th|
|Metro Long Island||Donna Crupifirstname.lastname@example.org||Jericho, NY on July 15th|
|Mid-Atlantic Road Tour||Steve Ganskyemail@example.com||Philadelphia, PA on July 9th|
|Rocky Mountain Road Tour||Tom DiRitofirstname.lastname@example.org||Denver, CO July 9th|
|Southeast Road Tour||Don Warmuthemail@example.com||Chattanooga, TN July 13th|
|Texas Road Tour||Ken Robb||Ken Robbfirstname.lastname@example.org||Dallas/Ft Worth, TX on July 10th|
Canadian Maritime Road Tour: Led by Kay Sinclair
Day 1: July 11th: Depart Bolton, ON, east toward Peterborough, then south to Prince Edward County, along the shore of Lake Ontario to Kingston, ON, then along the St. Lawrence to Cornwall, ON.
Day 2: July 12th: Leave Cornwall, ON, into Quebec, south of Montreal, to Sherbrooke, PQ, then cross into Maine. Overnight near Bangor, ME.
Day 3: July 13th: From Bangor, ME, east back into New Brunswick. Through Fredericton, Moncton, Shediac, across the Confederation Bridge into PEI. Stay on the north shore of PEI. Experience a Maritime Ceilidh (pronounced Kay-lee)!
Day 4: July 14th: Leave PEI, back across the Confederation Bridge and into Nova Scotia. Through Amherst, Truro, Kentville and on to Digby, NS, where we will catch the ferry to Saint John, NB, across the Bay of Fundy. May see whale migration in the bay at that time of year!
Day 5: July 15th: From Saint John, NB, south back into Maine. Visit Bar Harbor, the Acadia National Park, and the Owls Head Transportation Museum. Stay in Brunswick, ME.
Day 6: July 16th: From Brunswick, ME, south through NH, MA, and into the Last Night Out hotel in Windsor, CT.
Central Pennsylvania Road Tour: Led by Bill Sangrey
The Central PA Tour will gather in Bethlehem, PA Monday July 11th.
We’ll kick off the tour on the 12th with a tour bus trip to the 911 Memorial. We’ll be “back on the road again” starting Wednesday July 13th leaving from Bethlehem, PA. Tour attractions include a tour of the West Point US Military Academy, drives on the scenic roads and visits to the Adirondack Mountain Park sights. Applying Bill’s rule regarding Road Tour eating, which is “I only eat where I’ve never eaten before.” we’ve planned lunches at the American Culinary Institute in Hyde Park, NY and the historic and scenic Sagamore Resort in Bolton Landing, NY on Lake George. A unique aspect of the tour will be taking a ferry across Lake Champlain to Vermont where our destination will be Ben and Jerry’s ice cream and factory tour in Waterbury, VT.
MidAtlantic Road Tour: Led by Steve Gansky
The Road Tour departs suburban Philadelphia on Saturday July 9, 2016 at 9 AM and covers approximately 1300 miles. We will drive North into New York, East across Vermont & New Hampshire, and into Maine. South along the Maine coast into the Boston area. Then down into New Bedford and finally West into LNO. Some of the stops include West Point, FDR Estate in Hyde Park, Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, Shelburne, VT, Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream, Seal Cove Auto Museum, Owls Head Transportation Museum, shopping in Freeport, ME, the JFK Presidential Library, New Bedford Whaling Museum, & Newport, RI. Too many to list them all!
Metro – Long Island Road Tour: Led by Donna Crupi and Mark Tulley
The Metro-LI Road Tour led by Donna Crupi and Mark Tulley will depart from the Milleridge Inn parking lot, located in Jericho New York
Friday, July 15, 2016. We will cruise through Long Island making our way to Calloway in Old Lyme, CT. There we will stop to tour the facility. Then it is on to a scenic ride to Sturbridge Ma., making a few stops along the way. The group will spend the night near Sturbridge. On Saturday, July 16th., we can spend some time exploring the area and checking out the local atmosphere. From there it is a short drive to Windsor, CT. There we can check into the Last Night Out hotel and enjoy the start of the Convention activities.
Southeast Road Tour: Led by Don and Ann Warmuth
The Southeast Road Tour, again hosted by Ann & Don will depart Asheville, NC on July 11, 2016. The tour will wind through the breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountains and up the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, through Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and into Rhode Island. The first day will cover portions of the Blue Ridge Parkway (BRP) and culminate in witnessing the Light Show at the Natural Bridge, first started by President Calvin Coolidge.
July 12, The second day will again follow portions of the BRP, visit the famous Luray Caverns, and drive the Skyline Drive to Front Royal.
July 13 & 14, The third/fourth day will wind through parts of the Blue Ridge to arrive for a two night stop at Hershey, PA. While at Hershey, tour members can visit the Hersey Plant, go to Hershey Park, visit the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) museum, drive 30 miles to the Gettysburg National Monument, or do all of the above.
July 15, The fifth day will wind through the beautiful scenery of Pennsylvania and New York to West Point. We will tour West Point and possibly the FDR Estate in Hyde Park.
July 16, Day six we will go to the FDR Estate in Hyde Park, wend through the hills of Connecticut to the Hartford, CT, area to visit the homes of Mark Twain and Harriet Beecher Stowe (though I doubt they’ll be home) and then conclude at the Last Night Out get-together in Windsor, CT.
Rocky Mountain Road Tour 2016 led by Diane and Tom DiRito:
The “We Bought ‘Em to Drive ‘Em” Road Tour departs:
Saturday July 9: from Denver, Colorado to Junction City, Kansas. (467 miles).
Sunday July 10:Departing Junction City, Kansas through Kansas City, Kansas and St. Louis, Missouri to Effingham, Illinois (469 miles).
Monday July 11: We start the day with a visit to the Mid America Motorworks Museum and Showroom then it’s on to Fairborn, Ohio (suburb of Dayton, Ohio) (272 miles) where we’ll be joined by the Texas Road Tour.
Tuesday July 12: We’ve planned a full day to tour the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
Wednesday July 13: Departing Fairborn, Ohio to Columbus, Ohio then north toward Cleveland, Ohio, then we parallel Lake Erie and make our way to Niagara Falls, New York (409 miles).
Thursday July 14: Spend the day touring Niagara Falls or a possible tour of the General Motors Tonawanda Engine Plant.
Friday July 15: Departing Niagara Falls, New York to Watkins Glen, New York (161 miles). We plan on driving a few laps on the Watkins Glen Track. After lunch at the track, we’re headed to Geneva, New York to visit a winery and then to our overnight stop at a hotel near Seneca Lake in Geneva New York. (Total Miles for the day: 203).
Saturday July 16: Departing Geneva, New York for our Last Night Out Hotel in Windsor, CT (295 miles).
Texas Road Tour: Led by Ken and Vicki Robb:
The Road Tour departs DFW area on Sunday morning, July 10.
Sunday, July 10, drive to Memphis, TN for the night.
Monday, July 11, drive to Fairborn, Ohio for the night. Possible stop at NCM in BG. Join up with Rocky Mtn group.
Tuesday, July 12, tour the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, Dayton, OH
Wed., July 13, drive to Niagara Falls, NY
Thursday, July 14, Tour Niagara Falls and area (possible Tonawanda Plant tour).
Friday, July 15, Drive to Watkins Glen, NY (Possible drive on Watkins Glen Track). Overnight at Geneva, NY.
Sat., July 16, Drive to LNO at Windsor, CT.
Sunday, July 17, stop at a race track for lunch and some track laps on way to convention.
Questions? Comments? 2015 National Road Tour Leaders- Kay and Scott Sinclair. Call or email them at (905) 857-1463 (EST) or email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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!