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Thread: Northern Michigan Fall Driving Tour September 28-30, 2018

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    Northern Michigan Fall Driving Tour September 28-30, 2018

    Please join us for the 3rd annual Northern Michigan Fall Driving Tour! September 28-30.

    The route will involve driving from Harbor Springs, Michigan to the beautiful Old Mission Peninsula in Traverse City! Several hours of gorgeous coastal driving and countless photo opportunities.

    September 28th:
    TBD based on who will be in Petoskey/Harbor Springs early enough. At the least plan on dinner at a location TBD.

    September 29th:
    8:45 AM—meetup and depart Petoskey, Michigan (location TBD).
    10:45 AM—Arrive at Old Mission Peninsula
    Drive the Peninsula, stop at various sights and shops.
    12:30 lunch at either Peninsula Grill or Jolly Pumpkin.
    3:00 PM—Depart Old Mission Peninsula
    ?? PM—Dinner in Petoskey, Michigan

    September 30th:
    Morning drive on the M-119 Tunnel of Trees, lunch, and then depart for home.

    Looking forward to another great driving tour and exploring this new location! Please RSVP here or PM me for a link to the private Facebook event page.
    Last edited by Patrick C; 08-12-2018 at 05:27 PM.
    Patrick C.
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    You know the Mrs & I are in! C you then!
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    Senior Member Patrick C's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by ssdelorean View Post
    You know the Mrs & I are in! C you then!
    Great!!! Let’s see if we can top the 7 DeLoreans from last year!
    Patrick C.
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    I'll be in Glen Arbor that weekend at our place there. I wasn't planning on having a DeLorean up there though as the garage isn't finished yet. Not sure how you would feel about a non D in the caravan.

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    Senior Member Patrick C's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Delorean Industries View Post
    I'll be in Glen Arbor that weekend at our place there. I wasn't planning on having a DeLorean up there though as the garage isn't finished yet. Not sure how you would feel about a non D in the caravan.
    Absolutely! We would love to have you join, DeLorean or no DeLorean!
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    Senior Member Patrick C's Avatar
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    One week to go! Working on a headcount. Who all is coming?
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    Senior Member Patrick C's Avatar
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    Updated itinerary and location!

    Route in progress:
    https://goo.gl/maps/MojDikNKqyz

    Attendee / car count:
    *L & K: 2
    Shannon & Jeanette: 2
    *Rick & Ricky: 2
    *Kolin & Kristine: 2
    *Patrick & Terry (?): 2
    *Andrew: 1
    *Josh Schimek: 1
    Jeff Toman 1 ??
    * = Definitely (or better be) driving a DMC
    Looks like 12 total people and 7 or 8 cars?

    Possible Stops:
    Breakfast / coffee shop departing Harbor Springs? Or drive a little and then stop?
    Boyne City: @45 minutes
    Water Street Cafe, Boyne (coffee, pie, baked goods - accepts
    cash only) -- Late breakfast snack, photo op?
    East Jordan
    Ellsworth
    Looks like pass-through kinda towns
    Central Lake: (Parking: Streetside along State or Main)
    Bachmann's Store / downtown shopping
    Mammoth Distilling
    Touch of Class cafe / bakery
    Bellaire:
    Shorts! Even briefly? Maybe contact them and see if they want a photo-op since
    they’re notorious BTTF fans
    On 31 north of Eastporte(15 minutes south of Charlevoix, about 125 miles in to the drive):
    Royal Farms - cider, donuts, wine/hard cider tasting
    Lunch Options: Charlevoix
    Bywater Cafe (The Beach House at Michigan Beach) - Charlevoix (good looking
    menu but all outdoor, casual seating directly beach-front) - https://goo.gl/FdHqQP https://bywatercafe.weebly.com/
    OR
    Kelsey’s Lakeside Grille - http://www.kelseysgrille.com/home.html Big marina parking lot, photo op?
    Lunch Options: Petoskey
    Knot Just a Bar - Petoskey http://www.knotjustabar.com/
    Add on tunnel of trees at the end and have dinner along that route?
    ...Or dinner locally at some place like Teddy Griffin’s?
    ...Or invade Patrick’s families house and order in
    Events / Goings On:
    Hops & Highlands @ Boyne (Chair lift rides from 11am-5pm)
    Patrick C.
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    Modifications done to my car can be seen in this video: https://youtu.be/ncMjW2pI2e4

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