50 GT Road Trip

The Great American Road Trip: Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Opel GT!

Sponsored by: Opel GT Source


Friday April 27: Meet and greet at the Gold Strike Hotel Jean NV.
 Arrive at the Gold Strike and check in.
 Parking your Opel in a secure area.
 The Gold Strike has an area in the NE Parking Lot for our Opel’s to park
 Meeting area on Friday will be in the Opel parking area and inside the
Hotel around the Movie Car Collection.
 Distribution of road trip map booklets and T-Shirt, Hat sales
Saturday April 28: Opel Nationals
 10am to 4pm Opel parking lot.
 Peoples choice judging
 Special award selection
 Distribution of road trip booklets and T-Shirt, hat sales
 4:30pm Awards and Pre-Road Trip planning meeting.(DO NOT MISS!)
 7:00 or after meeting, head into Las Vegas for dinner. TBD
Sunday April 29th: Day 1 Road Trip

 Check out. Be ready to leave The Gold Strike between 10 am to 11 am
 Short drive to Hoover Dam
 Photo shoot as well as video
 Optional Hoover Dam tour Cost:
 Optional, do not do Hoover Dam tour and head to Kingman and the
Route 66 museum.
 Check in to motel/hotel
 Dinner in Kingman. Cracker Barrel and Golden Coral both walking distance
from the La Quinta and Hampton Inn. 5
Monday April 30th. Day 2 Road Trip
 Be ready to head to Historic Route 66 between 9:00 am and 10:00 am
 Drive Historic Route 66 into Seligman.
 Take HWY 40 East into Historic Williams for lunch and shopping.
 Head North towards the Grand Canyon South Rim visitor center.
 Options: stop at the Planes of Fame Museum and or the Bedrock Gift shop
in Route to the Grand Canyon.
 Grand Canyon (Entrance Fee required)
 After viewing the Grand Canyon from the South Rim, head east to the parking
area/ vista point around mile marker 6 for breathtaking group photo. Be
there between 3:30 to 4:00 to set up shot
 Enjoy the desert view vista point before exiting the park.
 Continue on to Tuba City
 Check in to Hotel / Motel
 Dinner at the Hogan Restaurant in front of the Quality Inn from 6:00 to
10:00. If the Hogan is too full, Denny’s next to the Moenkopi Legacy Inn
Tuesday May 1st. Day 3 Road Trip
 Be ready to head to four corners between 9:00 am and 10:00 am
 Head towards Kayenta. There are gas stations as well as Native American
roadside markets to enjoy.
 Continue to Four Corners ($3 admission)
 Continue to Mesa Verde Colorado, ($10 to $15 fee)
 Continue to Durango.
 Check into Hotel / Motel
 Dinner 6
Wednesday May 2nd. Day 4 Road Trip
 Options: Take the narrow gauge train to Silverton or take a day off to rest,
or shop or both. Or drive the million dollar highway way up high in the
Southern Rocky Mountains.
 If you take the train to Silverton, you may want to take the bus from Silverton
to Durango to save some time.
 Dinner
Thursday May 3rd. Day 5 Road Trip
 Meet at 10:00 am to head out towards Monument Valley, or make your
own departure schedule to head towards Monument Valley.
 Group Photo preparation at 4:00 pm. Group Photo will be taken at Sunset.
Do NOT miss this Photo Shoot! There will be enough time as the sun sets
to get GREAT pictures.
 Drive to Kayenta.
 Check in to Hotel / Motel
 Dinner
Friday May 4th. Day 6 Road Trip
 Be ready to head out towards Zion National Park between 9:00am and
10:00 am.
 Page is a good place to stop to food, shopping etc.. before arriving in to
Glen Canyon. Optional: visit Glen Canyon, walk the bridge, visit the visitors
 Lunch in Kanab, fill up gas tank.
 Continue into Zion east entrance (fee required).
 Dinner at Cracker Barrel near La Quinta in St. Georges. 7
Saturday May 5th. Day 7 Road Trip
 Return to Zion to take the bus tour and explore Zion National Park Saturday
morning until early afternoon.
 Leave enough time to get back to the Orleans Hotel in Las Vegas by dinner
time at 6:00 pm
 Travel time from St. Georges to Las Vegas is approximately 2 hours.
 Dinner at the Buffet at the Orleans Hotel. Recap of trip. Picture show.
 Story sharing time.
Sunday May 6th. Farewell and safe journeys home.

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