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
I forgot to show you last night’s luxurious hotel in Sheboygan: Today is our last day of touring the Great Lakes, and by the end of the day we will have come full circle. We had a morning tour of the Kohler Manufacturing plant in the town of Kohler. No photos were allowed inside the … Continue reading We’ve Come Full Circle
The Great Lakes Model A Tour is approaching it’s end. This is the 20th day of the tour, and we started driving south. We have had relatively good weather… At first, we had pretty warm weather, then we had periods of rain, but still not too cold. Then, suddenly, the temps dropped. On the first … Continue reading Snow and Football
This is our 19th day of the Great Lakes Tour (Sat., October 12). We started the day with an early morning 4-hour car ferry crossing of Lake Michigan. We departed from Ludington, MI, and landed in Manitowac, WI. Some passengers didn’t enjoy the motion of the waves at the beginning of the sail, and although … Continue reading Ferry Crossing and Unusual Food
Today we drove about 17 miles to Hickory Corners, MI, to visit the Gilmore Car Museum. The docents arranged special parking for our Model As on the lawn of the facility. We had a tour of the Model A Museum (the largest in the world), a vintage diner, various period displays, and over 300 vintage … Continue reading One of Our FAVORITE Museums
Today, October 10th, Jay and I attempt to rejoin the tour group. Since we were flying into Detroit too late to make the first stop, the Hulstroms document Cornwell’s Turkey Farm. This is not only a turkey farm where they raise turkeys it’s also an all-turkey restaurant. (Photos by Hulstrom.) After the turkeys, the group … Continue reading Turkeys, Cars, and… OOPS
Today is October 9 and Jay and I are still in Nashville for our daughter’s birthday. But the tour group has a BUSY day. First stop is the Picquette Plant facility, the original ford factory built in 1904 and the birthplace of the Model T. After the tour, they had a box lunch at the … Continue reading Detroit vs Nashville…