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2019 NCRS National Road Tour Previews

Greenville, South Carolina - Travelling in your favorite car with your friends - what could be better? Plan now to head to the Convention with a Road Tour!

The 2019 National Road Tours are now set. The road tour leaders are busy planning each leg and promise to make it a memorable ride to Greenville. Tenative plans, places of interest and stops are being selected. Make sure you register early and pick the tour you want to travel with. As usual, Scott and Kay have planned a great last night out celebration.

Tour Name Leader Phone Email Address Departs From
Canadian Tour Kay Sinclair 905-857-1463 kaysinc@rogers.com Bolton, ON on July 10th
Metro Long Island Tour Donna Crupi 516-639-5352 dmcrupi61@gmail.com Milleridge Inn parking lot on July 11th
Mid-Atlantic Road Tour Steve Gansky 215-579-7113 sgansky@me.com King of Prussia, PA on July 8th
Texas Road Tour John Howell 325-896-4133 John@jshowell.net Greenville, TX on July 10th
Rocky Mountain Road Tour Tom DiRito 720-937-6716 totirid@aol.com Denver, CO July 5th
Central PA Tour Gary & Andrea Dukeman 717-286-3533 corvettecrazy@frontier.net New Holland, Pa. on Monday July 8th
Southern California Road Tour Jerry & Pat Louer 951-310-6069 pnjlouer@sbcglobal.net Ontario, CA July 8th
Southeast Road Tour Ron Richardson 931-215-1025 Rlrzr1@aol.com Greensboro, GA July 7th

Canadian Road Tour: Led by Kay Sinclair

Starting out from Bolton, ON, on Wednesday, July 10: Head south via Niagara Falls, cross into the US at Fort Erie/Buffalo, to the Pierce Arrow Museum in Buffalo. Then south through Western New York into Bradford, PA, to visit the Zippo/Case Factory/Museum, and on to Dubois, PA. Approx. 275 miles.

Thursday July 11: From Dubois, PA, we’ll visit Punxsutawny PA to see Phil’s Hideout, then on to the Flight 93 National Memorial near Shanksville, PA. We hope to have lunch at the Seven Springs Mountain Resort then on through Western Maryland into West Virginia, staying in Elkins, WV. Approx. 250 miles.

Friday July 12: From Elkins, WV, we’ll travel south through the Monongahela National Forest and the George Washington/Jefferson National Forest to Natural Bridge, VA. On through Roanoke to Mt Airy, NC, home of Andy Griffith. Approx. 275 miles.

Saturday, July 13: From Mt Airy, NC, we’ll take the scenic route west through the Blue Ridge Mountains to Mountain City, TN, then more high country through Boone, NC to our final destination at historic Asheville, NC, for the Last Night Out Celebration. Approx. 200 miles.


Metro Long Island Road Tour: Led by Donna Crupi

We will be leaving the Milleridge Inn parking lot very early in the morning on Thursday July 11th. Our plan is to drive to Luray VA to visit the Caverns and other points of interest.

Friday July 12: We will be going to Black Dog Salvage in Roanoke VA ( Home of the DIY show Salvage Dawgs).

Saturday July 13: We will be taking a scenic drive thru the Cherokee village and the onto the Wheels of Time museum. Once we have completed the museum we will be on our way to meet all the Road tours at the last night out hotel.


Central Pennsylvania Road Tour: Led by Gary and Andrea Dukeman

Central Pa. and Mid-Atlantic tours planned this trip to include both groups since we were planning on going on similar routes and with some of the same members.

Day 1 The Central Pa. Road Tour will begin in New Holland, Pa. on Monday July 8 at 8 A.M. we will tour a Covered Bridge or two then head to Mike and Lea McCagh's Farm where we will meet up with the Mid-Atlantic Road Tour. We will have lunch at Mike's brother's Brew Pub, and then head up the Skyline Drive to overnight at Skyland Resort located at the Pinnacle of Skyline Drive.

Day 2 takes us to Natural Bridge and then to the Greenbrier Resort and a Bunker Tour.

Day 3 is on to the Princeton Railroad Museum and then Canyon Rim N. P.

Day 4 starts at the Aviation Museum of Lexington and then on the Bourbon trail to Barton's Distillery. Finish up at fabulous Mammoth Cave.

Day 5 is Corvette Day. Start at the Museum, Tour the Plant (if tours have resumed) and track time on your own if desired. On to Falls Creek State Park to finish out the day.

Day 6 visits a Muscle Car Museum, driving the Tail of the Dragon and on to the LNO in Ashville. For those who do not wish to do the Tail of the Dragon an alternate route is planned.


Mid-Atlantic Road Tour: Led by Steve Gansky

Day 1 stops at Mike & Lea McCagh's Farm where we meet up with the Central PA Road Tour. We have lunch at Mike's brother's Brew Pub, and then head up the Skyline drive to overnight at the Skyland Resort located at the Pinnacle of Skyline Drive.

Day 2 takes us to Natural Bridge and then to The Greenbrier Resort and a Bunker Tour.

Day 3 is on to the Princeton Railroad Museum and then Canyon Rim NP.

Day 4 starts at the Aviation Museum of Lexington and then on the Bourbon trail to Barton’s Distillery. Finish up at fabulous Mammoth Cave.

Day 5 is Corvette Day. Start at the Museum, tour the Plant (if tours have resumed) and track time on your own if desired. On to Falls Creek State Park to finish out the day.

Day 6 visits a Muscle Car Museum, driving the Tail of the Dragon and on to the LNO in Ashville.

1,550 miles of scenic drives and fun stops.


Southeast Road Tour: Led by Ron Richardson

July 7th we will meet at the Hazzard's home, in Greensboro, GA, for a BBQ kick off.

July 8th F.D.R. winter home in Warm Springs, GA. Then Andersonville, GA, Civil War Compound

July 9th visit a carpet mill, then drive to Nashville, TN for General Jackson Paddle wheeler dinner/show cruise

July 10th Civil War History Tour, Nashville to Pulaski, TN, then drive to Antebellum home on TN River to sleep.

July 11th drive to Centerville, TN, Minnie Pearl/Blake Shelton museum, Bon Aqua Johnny Cash farm and museum then drive to Sevierville, TN.

July 12th Floyd Garret's car museum then drive to Hendersonville, NC, antiquing.

July 13th Lake Lure pontoon boat ride, lunch at Larkins, then to Ashville, NC for LNO.


Southern California Road Tour led by Jerry and Pat Louer:

The Southern California Road Tour will be leaving July 8, 2019 from Ontario, California and head east on the Interstate system through southern Arizona and New Mexico, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee.

We will stop for the night near the following cities: Benson, Arizona; Pecos, Texas; Ducanville, Texas; Brandon, Mississippi; Oolteway, Tennessee and then finally at the LNO in North Carolina. At that stop we will have traveled 6 days over 2400 miles.


Rocky Mountain Road Tour led by Tom and Diane DiRito:

Please join us while we enjoy what these cars were made for….driving! We have planned an eight and one half-day (8 ½) tour of approximately 1,575 miles. The road tour begins with lunch at a local restaurant at noon on Friday July 5, 2019 followed an immediate departure for Burlington, Colorado (154 miles).

Saturday July 6, we will travel to Junction City, Kansas (310 miles).

Sunday July 7, we travel through St. Louis, MO. for an overnight stay in Fairview Heights, Illinois (400 miles).

Monday July 8, it’s on to Bowling Green, Kentucky (288 miles) where rumor has it there is a “certain” National Car Museum as well as a race track and an assembly plant that builds “that certain” car!

Tuesday July 9, is free for most of the day to “see the sights” of Bowling Green with a late afternoon departure to Nashville, Tennessee (60 miles).

Wednesday July 10, is a free day to see the sights of Nashville (The Grand Ole Opry Show, The Country Music Hall of Fame, Johnny Cash Museum, Ryman Auditorium, etc.).

Thursday July 11, we’re headed for a drive through the beautiful hills of Tennessee to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee (212 miles).

Friday July 12, is a free day to see the sights in the resort town of Pigeon Forge, TN possibly including spending the day at the Dollywood Theme Park.

Saturday July 13, it’s on to our Last Night Out celebration (approximately 150 miles).


Texas Road Tour-1274 miles: Led by John Howell:

All the Texas folks can meet and start the tour in Greenville, TX, just northeast of Dallas. Plans are to generally follow I-30 east to I-40 east to Asheville, NC, about 950 miles.

Our first stop for the night would be Hot Springs, AR. Our second night stop would be Jackson, TN. Third night somewhere around Kingston, TN. Then the drive from the Kingston area to Asheville should be short and through the mountains.

Hope to see Hot Springs AR. Jackson, TN has the Casey Jones railroad museum. And I'm sure I can find something of interest south of Knoxville.


Questions? Comments? National Road Tour Leaders- Kay and Scott Sinclair. Call or email them at (905) 857-1463 (EST) or scott1956@rogers.com

Registration forms received in the Bolton office after June 1 will not be processed and will be returned to the sender. Register online through the Convention Registration page. You can also use the paper form and postal mail. Be sure to use the correct postage to send to Canada.

NCRS Road Tour, Scott and Kay Sinclair
153 Old King Road
Caledon, ON L7E 4B6

All NCRS Road Tours will travel to the “Last Night Out” event. Details to be provided as they are finalized.

Questions? Contact Road Tour Chairman Scott Sinclair 905-857-1463 EST scott1956@rogers.com

You must be an NCRS member to register and participate in these Road Tours. Proof of liability insurance must be sent with your registration showing insurance in effect during the tour dates. All cars must be properly registered, licensed and insured to operate on public highways. Hotel and general route information will be sent upon registration. You will receive Road Tour Hotel information in response to your Road Tour registration and payment. You will receive the detailed route information when you join your Road Tour.

Information on the tours will be posted here as it is received. Check back often!


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