It DID finally stop raining in Quinault, and here’s the proof: Leaving the park, someone caught sight of this herd of elk: On Friday the 13th, we navigated to Seaside, OR. Saturday morning, we all stopped at Billy’s for breakfast. Nearby we found a restored gas station, and of course we couldn’t resist photos with the … Continue reading From Quinault Lake, WA, to Seaside, Or.
Saturday morning, we had an incredible experience with the Sons of Beaches! They are an amazing non-profit group that rescues cars who drive on the beach and get stuck in the sand. So they met us and we spent almost 4 hours playing on the sand. One of the highlights was the shipwreck of the Peterdale Iredale … Continue reading From Seaside to Yachats
The MATC Pacific Northwest Tour officially started on May 9th with a group dinner at Ciao Restaurant in Coupeville, WA. Views of the cars in the parking lot: Members of the Coupeville Model A Club and the Evergreen Model A Club joined us for dinner and here's a view from the hotel room. Tuesday, May 10th, … Continue reading From Coupeville to Lake Quinault, WA
Yay! We’re at it again! Jay and I just left Cambria Tuesday morning to head toward our Pacific Northwest Tour whIch starts in Coupeville, WA. Terri Padgett is with us (her passenger Sally will join us Saturday night at SeaTac), and trouble trailer Tim Murdoch has already assumed his position at the back of our little group. Along the … Continue reading On the Road Again…
It's go time.
Good News The good news is: we have enough tour registrations to proceed with our planned tour for May 9 through May 26, 2022. Bad News The bad news is: we don’t have enough registrations to preserve our room block contracts for 25 cars, and our guaranteed room rates are in jeopardy. As a result, … Continue reading Pacific Northwest Tour Good News/Bad News
This is an update to the Pacific Northwest Tour information. The proposed map has been updated slightly on days 6 and 17. Here is the new map. Pacific Northwest Tour Map - updated January 25, 2022
The Model A Touring Club Invites you to join us in May 2022 for a Tour of the Pacific Northwest. We’ll start our 18-day tour on Whidbey Island, WA, then explore the Olympic Peninsula, WA, and part of the Oregon Coast. Then we’ll turn inland to the Cascade Mountains, including sights such as Crater Lake, … Continue reading PACIFIC NORTHWEST TOUR – May 9 to 26, 2022
Day 16 (October 15, 2021): Kanab, Utah, to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, Arizona; approximately 79 miles. Wow! This is the final day of the tour already. How did we manage to pack so much fun into just 16 days? It’s mainly thanks to Marcus and Mary, who organized everything with a fine eye to details. Today’s … Continue reading The GRAND Finale
Day 15 (October 14, 2021): Bryce Canyon City to Kanab, Utah, approximately 79 miles. Some of our hardier souls got up early enough to visit Cedar Breaks National Monument and even up to the top of Brian’s Head Peak (over 11,300 feet in altitude!) Others of us decided we’d had enough of the altitude, so we … Continue reading Winding Down…