With regret, the tour leaders and the MATC Board have decided to postpone the Fall Route 66 Tour, possibly until Spring 2021.
A short status on the Model A Touring Club's Route 66 tour scheduled for this fall.
Hello, Model A’ers! Just checking in to let you know the status of our upcoming Rte. 66 Tour: At this point, it’s still on! Our tour registrations came to an abrupt halt as COVID-19 began to seriously impact our lives. We have 10 cars signed up, and the hotels we have contracted with for the … Continue reading COVID-19 Route 66 Update
The Model A Touring club is pleased to announce the Route 66 Tour scheduled for this fall. The dates are September 26 - October 17, 2020. The tour will begin in Chicago and end in Santa Monica. The fabulous and iconic Route 66 will be the perfect backdrop for our Model A Fords as we … Continue reading Route 66 Tour – Sept 26 – Oct 17 2020
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)