MiM National Parks Tour

When:
September 22, 2019 @ 4:00 pm – September 28, 2019 @ 11:00 am
2019-09-22T16:00:00-07:00
2019-09-28T11:00:00-07:00
Contact:
Bryce Burklow or Maci Hensley

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2019 MiM ‘National Parks Tour’

 September 22 – 28, 2019

Museum in Motion Tours bring Corvette enthusiasts together to enjoy driving their Corvettes and visiting new, unique, interesting and exciting venues. Back by popular demand – join us as we explore our some of the most unique and awe-inspiring landscapes America has to offer. With visits to the Grand Canyon’s South Rim, Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon, Arches National Park, Glen Canyon Dam, Monument Valley, and Canyonlands National Park, you will get to enjoy some of the crown jewels of the National Park system

 

As with all MiM Tours, space is limited so make sure you sign on to NCM eNews to get the latest information on all events including opening of registration and fees. GPS and/or family band radios highly recommended! Questions contact Bryce @ 270-777-4506 or Maci @ 270-467-8804

Arches NP Navajo Bridge

Advance registration closes at 5:00pm on Aug 6, 2019 or until sold out

No registrations or refunds are available after that date.

 

This tour includes 6 Hotel nights, 4 Group Meals, & Tour of Monument Valley

 

You will need a National Parks Pass: Click Here for NPS Site

Senior lifetime (62+) – One per Couple – $80*

Annual Pass (16 to 61 years of age) – One per Couple – $80*

*Current Prices but may change

 Registration fee:

Members primary registrant (driver and car) $1850
Passenger / alternate driver $350

 

Non-Members primary registrant (driver and car) $1890

Passenger / alternate driver $390

THIS EVENT IS CURRENTLY SOLD OUT – PLEASE CONTACT BRYCE at [email protected] OR MACI at [email protected] FOR WAIT LIST

 

2019 MiM ‘National Park Tour”

 

 
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
 
4:00pm Check-in at Holiday Inn Express – Williams, AZ

Meet us here at the Holiday Inn Express in Williams, AZ to start our journey through Arizona and Utah exploring America’s Unique and Awe inspiring Park System.

  • Lodging included in registration
  • 1150 W. Cataract Lake Rd, Williams, AZ 86046
 
6:00pm Meet in Lobby for Introduction Meeting

 

 
7:00pm ‘Meet n Greet’ Party at Grand Canyon Brewing Company

  • Short introductions, Discuss the week’s events, Q & A session
  • Dinner included in your registration
 
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23
Continental Breakfast

  • Breakfast at Hotel
 
7:30am Group Meeting in Front Lobby
 
8:00am Depart for Grand Canyon South Rim

  • 10 S Entrance Rd, Grand Canyon Village, AZ 86023
 
9:45am Arrive at Grand Canyon South Rim

The Grand Canyon is a steep-sided canyon carved by the Colorado River in the state of Arizona in the United States. President Theodore Roosevelt was a major proponent of preservation of the Grand Canyon area and visited it on numerous occasions to hunt and enjoy the scenery.

 

                           
Enjoy Lunch in Grand Canyon On Your Own
 
1:15pm Stage back at Parking Lot for drive to Navajo Bridge

Navajo Bridge is a pair of steel spandrel arch bridges that cross the Colorado River near Lee’s Ferry in northern Arizona.  he dual spans of Navajo Bridge are tied at ninth place among the highest bridges in the United States with nearly identical heights of 467 feet

 

 
Stop at Desert View Watchtower for Photo Op
 
4:15pm – 4:45pm Arrive and Photo Op at Navajo Bridge and Marble Mountains
 
7:00pm Arrive and check into Hampton Inn Kanab, UT

  • 98 South 100 East, Kanab, UT 84741
 

Dinner on your Own in Kanab, UT

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
 
Continental Breakfast

  • Breakfast at hotel
 
7:30am Driver Meeting in Hotel Lobby
 

 

7:45am Leave for Zion National Park
 

 

8:30am Arrive and Tour Zion National Park
 

 

Lunch in Zion National Park on your Own
 

 

Depart on your own for Hampton Inn

 

 
Dinner on your own in Kanab, UT

 

 
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

 

 
Continental Breakfast

  • Breakfast at hotel
 
8:00am Driver Meeting in Hotel Lobby
 
8:30am Depart for Bryce Canyon
 
10:00am Arrive and Tour Bryce Canyon Lodge

Bryce Canyon, which despite its name, is not a canyon, but a collection of giant natural amphitheaters along the eastern side of the Paunsaugunt Plateau. The red, orange, and white colors of the rocks provide spectacular views for park visitors. Bryce sits at a much higher elevation than nearby Zion National Park. The rim at Bryce varies from 8,000 to 9,000 feet 

 
Enjoy Lunch in Bryce Canyon On Your Own
 
Return on your own Depart for Hampton Inn Kanab, UT

  •  98 South 100 East, Kanab, UT 84741
 
Arrive at Hampton Inn Kanab, UT
 
7:15pm

 

Depart for Dinner at Houston’s Trail’s End Restaurant

  • Dinner included in Registration
  • Walk able from Hotel

 

 
7:30pm Arrive for Dinner

  • Dinner included in Registration
 
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26
 
Continental Breakfast

  • Breakfast at hotel
 
7:30am Staging in Lobby for Drivers Meeting
 
7:30am Depart for Glen Canyon Dam

  •  Restroom stop only
  • Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, US-89, Lake Powell, AZ 84533

 

 
8:45am Arrive for pictures at Glen Canyon Dam

The 710-foot high dam was built by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation from 1956 to 1966 and forms Lake Powell, one of the largest man-made reservoirs in the U.S. with a capacity of 27 million acre feet (33 km3). The dam is named for Glen Canyon, a series of deep sandstone gorges now flooded by the reservoir.

 

 
9:15am Depart for Goulding’s Trading Post
 

 

11:45am

 

Arrive for Lunch at Goulding’s Trading Post

  • Get Gas before we depart
  • Lunch included with registration

 

 
12:45pm Tour Monument Valley

  • 1.5 Hour tour
 

 

2:30pm Depart Monument Valley for Blanding, UT
 

 

3:15pm Stop in Blanding, UT for Gas & Restroom
 

 

5:00pm

 

Arrive at Hampton Inn Moab, UT

  • 488 N Main St, Moab, UT 84532

 

 
Dinner on your own in Moab

 

 
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
Continental Breakfast

  • Breakfast at hotel
 

 

7:45am Staging in Lobby for drivers meeting
 

 

7:45am Depart for Arches National Park
 

 

8:00am Arrive and Tour Arches National Park

Arches National Park is adjacent to the Colorado River, 4 miles north of Moab, Utah. It is home to over 2,000 natural sandstone arches, including the world-famous Delicate Arch, in addition to a variety of unique geological resources and formations. It contains the highest density of natural arches in the world

 

 
12:30pm Depart Arches National Park for Broken Oar

  • 53 W 400 N. Moab, UT 84532
 

 

1:00pm Arrive and Lunch at Broken Oar Restaurant

  • Lunch included in Registration
  • BBQ Goodbye Lunch
 
2:15pm Depart for Hampton Inn

  • 488 N Main St, Moab, UT 84532

 

 

4:00pm Drivers Meeting in Lobby
4:15pm  

Depart for Canyonlands National Park – Bring bug spray

 

NOTE: 1 ½  hour driving time to “Grand View Point” plus two stops for photos (20 min each)  Sunset will be at 7:20pm, plan on arriving 30 minutes prior.
6:45pm  

Arrive at Canyonlands National Park Grand View Point

 

Depart for Hampton Inn Moab on own
 
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
Continental Breakfast

  • Breakfast at hotel
 

 Travel safely home and thank you for joining the

MiM ‘National Park Tour’