Petrified Forest/Painted Desert/La Posada Tour! April 16/17, 2020

Petrified Forest/Painted Desert/La Posada Tour!  April 16th – 17th, 2020

Join the club on a tour to the Petrified Forest and Painted Desert with Dinner and Overnight at La Posada in Winslow, AZ.
Our tour will begin in Prescott, stopping in Camp Verde for Flagstaff and Verde Valley members to join up. Then we’ll head up Highway 260 and on through Pine, Payson and the White Mountains to Heber/Overgaard where we’ll turn north up to the Petrified Forest and Painted Desert.
Bring your Golden Eagle/Golden Age/Senior passes for free entry to these parks.

After our visit to these two scenic and amazing National Parks we will proceed to La Posada in Winslow.  La Posada is a historic railroad hotel and landmark where we will have dinner at the Turquoise Room and spend the night.

The tour will depart from Prescott at 8am from the Maverick gas station in Dewey.  Please be there ready to go by 7:45am for the drivers meeting.  The route will stop in Camp Verde at the Burger King on Highway 260 just a couple blocks East from the I-17 exit for members joining the drive from areas. Please be at Burger King no later than 8:15 am. The route the Verde Valley and Flagstaff will continue on AZ 260 to AZ 87 into Payson and stopping for a break at the McDonalds on Highway 260 and AZ87 before continuing on to our destination. 

The entire drive will be on Porsche friendly paved roads, no off-roading!

The following day the group will depart at 10 am for a fun and scenic return via Highways 87 and 260 back into Camp Verde and then on to home.

Action Required. This is a self-pay event. 

  1. Contact La Posada (928) 289-4366 and make your room reservation. A block of 11 rooms is being held at various price levels under “AZ Mountain Porsche Club”. Rooms will be held until March 16th, and then released. First come, first served and we cannot expect much availability after the block is released March 16.
  2. Register for this tour on at to confirm your participation and to allow for an accurate headcount for dinner.

This promises to be a beautiful drive, a scenic explore and a great social event!

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