Petrified Forest/Painted Desert/La Posada Tour-May 13–14 2021

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 parks we will proceed to La Posada in Winslow. http://laposada.org/ 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 other areas. Please be at Burger King no later than 8:15 am. The route will continue on AZ 260 to AZ 87 into Payson with a break at the Speedway gas station on Highway 260 (701 AZ-260). Lunch will be at the Painted Desert Diner.

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

The following day the group will depart La Posada 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 12 rooms is being held at various price levels under “Arizona Mountain Region Porsche”. Rooms will be held until March 29th, and then released. First come, first served and we cannot expect much availability after the block is released March 29th.
  2. Register for this tour on Motorsportsreg.org at:
    www.motorsportreg.com/events/la-posada-petrified-forest-painted-desert-2021- northern-arizona-pca-mountain-016235 

    to confirm your participation and to allow for an accurate headcount for dinner.

La Posada is strictly enforcing Covid-19 restrictions at this time. Please review these restrictions at: http://laposada.org/covid-19-statement/

Their rules will be STRICTLY enforced and guests will be asked to leave if not in compliance.

As with everything Covid these days, their requirements may change before our event so please continue to review them.

This promises to be a beautiful drive, a scenic explore and a great social event! Make your plans now!

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