MiM Pacific Coast Highway

September 10, 2018 @ 4:00 pm – September 16, 2018 @ 11:00 am

MiM ‘Pacific Coast Highway’
September 10 – 16, 2018



The NCM’s Museum in Motion heads to Northern California in September of 2018 for a scenic coastal tour of the Pacific Coast Highway. Following the IMSA race and Corvette Racing Banquet on the weekend of Sept 8 & 9, we will meet and start our MiM from Seaside, CA. Together we will drive the scenic coastal Hwy 1 towards Mendacino before making our way back though beautiful wine country making stops at castles and wineries and other interesting sights along the way. This MiM will be on the go – a total of 5 hotels all together! All included in your registration.

Please mark your calendar and hope you can join us on this unique West Coast Museum in Motion.

Special thanks go to NCM Board Member / Lifetime Member Buzz Marston for helping us plan and showing us around his beautiful state of California.

Make sure you sign on to NCM eNews to get the latest information on all MiM (Museum in Motion) events and on-site events including opening of registration and fees. Questions, contact Karen @ 270-467-8804 or Bryce @ 270-777-4506.


Advance registration is now Closed

Please call Karen (270)467-8804 or Bryce (270)777-4506 with any registration questions

 Registration fee:

Members primary registrant (driver and car) $1850
Passenger / alternate driver $450

Non-Members primary registrant (driver and car) $1890
Non-Member Passenger / alternate driver $490

  • Note: Non-member pricing does NOT include a 1 yr membership to NCM. To become a member – please call Becky at 270-467-8836

2018 MiM ‘Pacific Coast Hwy’


4:00pm Check-in Embassy Suites Seaside

This newly renovated Embassy Suites by Hilton Monterey Bay Hotel, located just two blocks from the beachfront in stunning Seaside, California, offers spectacular bay views as well as fine accommodation options.

  •  1441 Canyon Del Rey Blvd, Seaside, CA 93955
  • Lodging included in registration
 5:30pm – 7:00pm Complimentary Reception

Wind down for the day or gear up for the night with a complimentary Evening Reception at our Embassy Suites Monterey Bay – Seaside hotel. Choose from a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages while enjoying light appetizers and great conversation.

  • Silver Tide Lounge
7:00pm Meet n Greet Dinner at Embassy Suites

Meet your MiM Guides, pick up your registration packets, short introductions of participants on the weeks journey, discussion of weeks events & Q & A session

  • Laguna Grande A Ballroom
  • Dinner included in your registration


7:00am – 8:30am Continental Breakfast at Embassy Suites
8:45am Group Meeting in Front Lobby
9:00am Depart Embassy Suites for 17-mile drive in Picturesque Pebble Beach

Follow 17-Mile Drive’s red-dotted line to arrive at an enchanting world full of dramatic coastal cliffs, snow-white beaches, mystical forests and iconic golf courses. Discover one of the most scenic drives in the world as you meet the inspiring Lone Cypress, ponder the giant trees at Crocker Grove, digest the untouched beauty at Fanshell Beach, behold the power of the Restless Sea at Point Joe, and much, much more.

  •  Admission to 17-Mile Drive is $10.25 per vehicle, cash only
  • Pay on your own at gate entrance
10:00am – 12:00pm Arrive Canepa Car Collection

Where else can you find a showroom brimming with the world’s finest cars alongside a complete on-premise restoration facility, a vibrant motorsport museum featuring the finest motorized heroes of yesteryear, a workshop dedicated to the support of historic racecars, and an innovative custom vehicle design house? Nowhere but Canepa. 

  •  4900 Scotts Valley Dr. Scotts Valley, CA 95066
  • 10:30am tour time
  •  Tour included in registration


12:15pm – 3:00pm Arrive Santa Cruz Wharf

Half-mile-long pier draws 1.5 million to 2 million visitors each year. Keep an eye out for resident sea lions frolicking beneath as you stroll the gift shops and dine above the waves in one of the wharf’s 10 restaurants.

  •  Free time to explore
  • Lunch on your own


3:15pm Arrive Natural Bridge State Beach

This park and beach is an excellent vantage point for viewing shore birds, migrating whales, as well as otters playing offshore. Further along the beach, public access tidepools offer a glimpse of life beneath the sea. Low tides reveal sea stars, shore crabs, sea anemones, and other colorful ocean life.

  •  $10 parking fee
  • Pay your own parking


4:15pm Half Moon Bay

Half Moon Bay is a small city on the California coast, south of San Francisco. A string of beaches along the bay includes Half Moon Bay State Beach. The Coastside Trail leads north to Pillar Point, near the huge waves of the Mavericks surf spot. Nearby, Montara Mountain rises in the protected Rancho Corral de Tierra area. The Purisima Creek Redwoods Preserve is on the slopes of the Santa Cruz Mountains.


5:00pm Arrive Pacifica Beach Hotel

Pacifica Beach Hotel is in a prime location with a scenic view of the California coastline. It is beachfront property and is perfect for long walks on the shore or just relaxing the day away. Guests enjoy a majestic view of the sea and as a beachfront hotel – guests are no more than a few steps away from the shore.

  •  525 Crespi Dr. Pacifica, CA 94044
  • Lodging included in registration


6:30pm – 7:30pm Nicks Seashore Dining Restaurant

Listen to the sound of the waves rolling on the beaches edge. Hear the seagulls as they seem to float in the wind and play amid the glittering white waves. Watch and wonder at the pelicans as they dive. Tucked away from the hustle and bustle is Nicks restaurant where they welcome and invite you to unwind.

  •  100 Rockaway Beach, Pacifica, CA 94044
  • Dinner included in registration


7:45pm Arrive back at Pacifica Beach Hotel

  •  525 Crespi Dr. Pacifica, CA 94044


Continental Breakfast at Pacifica Beach Hotel
9:00am Depart for Seal Rocks

  •  725 Point Lobos Ave. San Francisco, CA 94121


9:30am – 10:15am Arrive and Enjoy Seal Rocks

This unique formation of small rock islands is located just off Ocean Beach, near the “Cliff house”.  The islands are names for the sea lions that often hang out on the formations.


10:15am Depart for Golden Gate Viewpoints


10:30am – 11:15am Arrive and Enjoy Fort Baker Viewpoints


11:15am Depart for The Tides Wharf

  • 800 Highway 1, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
1:00pm – 2:00pm Arrive and Lunch at The Tides Wharf

  •  Lunch included in your registration


2:00pm Depart for Holiday Inn Fort Bragg

  • 250 West Highway 20 Fort Bragg, CA 95437


5:00pm Arrive and Check-in Holiday Inn Fort Bragg
* Evening and Dinner on Your Own
Continental Breakfast at Holiday Inn Fort Bragg
9:00am Depart for Main Street Bar & Grill

  • 14084 Lakeshore Dr, Clearlake, CA 95422
11:45am – 12:45pm Arrive and Lunch at Main Street Bar & Grill

Main Street Bar & Grill has been serving Clearlake for 16 years. They are a family-owned restaurant offering great food for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

1:00pm – 2:00pm Tour in Clear Lake, CA Area
2:00pm Depart for V Marketplace

  • 6525 Washington St. Yountville, CA 94599
3:30pm Arrive for Shopping and Dinner on your own in Yountville, CA

Specialty shopping, Napa Valley Art Galleries, & Fine Dining in Wine Country


7:00pm Check-in Hampton Inn & Suites Windsor Ca

  •  8937 Brooks Road, South Windsor, CA 95492


Continental Breakfast Hampton Inn Windsor
8:45am Depart for Castello di Amorosa

  •  4045 St. Helena Hwy., Calistoga, CA 94515


9:30am – 11:30am Arrive and Tour Castello di Amorosa

Authentically-built, medieval inspired Tuscan castle and winery in world famous Napa Valley. Explore multiple levels of our castle winery and enjoy a tasting of our Italian-style wine

  •  Tour included in registration


11:30am Depart for Lunch Stop

  •  Restaurant: TBA


Enjoy afternoon/ Evening on your own to explore Napa Valley
Return to Hampton Inn Windsor on own
Continental Breakfast Hampton Inn Windsor
8:30am Depart for Jelly Belly Candy Company

  •  1 Jelly Belly Lane, Fairfield, CA 94533


10:00am – 12:00pm Arrive, Tour, & Lunch Jelly Belly Factory

Updated HD/4K quality videos to give you an up-close-and-personal look at our candy manufacturing -Interactive exhibits. Due to our arrival on a Saturday – we will not be able to see the workers make the Jelly Bellies.

  • A self-guided walk along the elevated, ¼ mile long tour lane to give you a bird’s-eye view of the entire operation.
  • Free samples
  • Lunch at the Jelly Belly Café
  • Tour & lunch included in your registration
12:00pm Depart for Blackhawk Museum

  •  3700 Blackhawk Plaza Cir, Danville, CA 94506


1:00pm – 2:45pm Arrive and Tour Black Hawk Museum

The Blackhawk Museum’s automotive exhibition presents and displays historically significant and artistically inspired automobiles from the very earliest to the contemporary. With a rotating selection of more than 50 historically significant classic, sports, and styling cars, as well as traveling exhibitions, each visit is unique.

  •  Admission and Tour included in registration


2:45pm Depart for Winchester Mystery House

  •  525 S Winchester Blvd. San Jose, CA 95128


4:00pm -5:30pm Arrive and Tour Winchester Mystery House

The Winchester Mystery House was once the personal residence of Sarah Winchester, the widow of firearm magnate William Wirt Winchester. The Queen Anne Style Victorian mansion is renowned for its size, its architectural curiosities, and its lack of any master building plan.

  •  Tour included in registration


6:00pm Goodbye Dinner at TBA
Check-in at Marriott Courtyard Los Altos

  • 4320 El Camino Real, Los Altos, CA


Continental Breakfast – Check out Marriott Courtyard Los Altos


Join the Santa Clara Corvettes Car Club for the “Corvette Spectacular”

Information and registration available HERE



Travel Home Safely & Thank You for Joining the

MiM 2018 ‘Pacific Coast Hwy’