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La Posada – Petrified Forest/Painted Desert 2024

September 25 - September 27

Join the club on a tour to the Petrified Forest and Painted Desert with Dinner and Overnight at the La Posada Hotel in Winslow, AZ.  Optional Day Two visit to Meteor Crater.

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.  Dinner and overnight at La Posada Hotel.  Register HERE.



Wednesday, September 25th:

  • Prescott departure: The tour will depart from Prescott at 8:00 am from the Maverick gas station in Dewey.  Please be there ready to go by 7:45am for the drivers meeting.  The group will proceed from there to Camp Verde and join with the other participants.
  • Sedona/Verde Valley, Flagstaff members departure:  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: See the menu and information HERE
  • After lunch we will proceed to the Painted Desert Park followed by a drive through the Petrified Forest.  More information on stop points within the parks is forthcoming.  Bring your Golden Eagle/Golden Age/Senior passes for free entry to these parks.
  • The entire drive will be on Porsche-friendly paved roads, no off-roading!   More details coming with speicific stops and timing
  • 6;30 pm dinner at La Posada’s Turquoise Room.  Individual checks and the full menu is available

Thursday, September 26th:

  • OPTIONAL Trip on Day TWO:  Those interested will drive to Meteor Crater for a visit.  Depart La Posada at 10:00 am.  Approximate arrival at Meteor Crater visitor center is 10:30 am.  Return home via scenic Highways 87 and 260 back into Camp Verde or via I40 to I17 express route.


  • La Posada Hotel La Posada Hotel: 303 E. 2nd Street (Route 66)  Winslow, AZ 86047  928.289.4366
  • To reserve rooms
    • Contact La Posada (928) 289-4366 and make your room reservation using Group Code AZMT092524
    • A block of 10 rooms is being held. There are 5 single King bed rooms and 5 two full bed  rooms being held.  Pricing is approximately $177.17 with tax.  Rooms will be held until July 29th, and then released.  They are first come, first served and we cannot expect much availability after the block is released.

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La Posada Hotel Winslow, Arizona
303 E. 2nd Street
Winslow, AZ 86047 United States
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