An exciting new tour in the works...
https://youtu.be/SIW2-bH84u4 Watch this interesting video about the history of the Lincoln Highway. Submitted by Keith Smith.
Registration is now open for the 2019 Great Lakes tour. The tour includes 21 days, 2175 miles, 3 Great Lakes (Michigan, Superior and Huron), 4 boat rides, 2 people ferries, and one car/passenger ship. It will be a fantastic Model A driving tour. Dates are September 23 to Oct 14, a perfect time to view … Continue reading Great Lakes Fall 2019 – Registration Now Open
Today we had a short last day of driving. Our final destination was back to the Holiday Inn Express in Spearfish. But before that, we had one more world class South Dakota marvel to enjoy: The Badlands National Park. It's striking geologic deposits contain one of the world's richest fossil beds, buttes and pinnacles, along … Continue reading Final Day – Wall to Spearfish and farewell
Today was a travel day. There was quite a distance from Mitchell to our next destination of Wall, and the weather forecast predicted a hot day. We expected boring. Not so. Instead of heat, we got fog. And instead of dull, we got delightful. The country roads in the light fog are perfect for Model … Continue reading Day 12 Mitchell to Wall
On day 11 we traveled south from Watertown to Mitchell. The distance was approximately 136 miles. The morning was a bit overcast and we experienced some light rain in the morning. Our path took us through quaint communities with lakes, ponds, farms, and plenty of nice people. Some of the group made a slight detour … Continue reading Day 11 Watertown to Mitchell
We'll get back to our tour journal with days 11, 12, and the conclusion of the MATC South Dakota Black Hills Tour in the coming days when we have a consistent internet connection. For now, here's a reprint from an article about our tour from Watertown's newspaper , the Public Opinion. It's always nice for … Continue reading Day 10 Part 2 (Newspaper Article)
Our Model A's headed out on Thursday morning to travel from Sioux Falls to Watertown. Our main destination was the Redlin Art Center. While at the center, we were treated like VIPs as we enjoyed a boxed lunch served in a commemorative tin that featured a Model A themed print from Redlin's America the Beautiful … Continue reading Day 10 – Sioux Falls to Watertown
This sure has been a wonderful tour and today is no exception. Our first venue today is the National Music Museum located on the campus of the University of South Dakota. The musical instruments we saw were rare Violins, Pianos, Harpsichords, Trumpets, Saxes and many many more. Wow is all I can say. After this … Continue reading Day 9 – Vermilion to Sioux Falls
Today the South Dakota Tour Group heads to Vermillion. As we drive towards the S/E corner of the State we plan to stop at “JoDeans”, the home of the 50 foot buffet. No one went away hungry. Afterwards we all headed to the Gavin’s Point Dam and the Lewis & Clark Visitors center. Afterwards, we … Continue reading Day 8 – Winner to Vermillion