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Mon, Aug 21


Kilgore International

Back in the Day - Historic Motor Tour - non-hosted

Every 3rd week of August they do a 13 City 6-day Motor Tour of Historic Old U.S.27 in Michigan. The registration fee is $20 and you can join them at any and all of the daily locations.

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Back in the Day - Historic Motor Tour - non-hosted
Back in the Day - Historic Motor Tour - non-hosted

Time & Location

Aug 21, 2023, 5:00 PM – Aug 28, 2023, 3:00 AM

Kilgore International, 595 W Chicago St, Coldwater, MI 49036, USA

About the event

In the early 2000s, the idea to have Old U.S. 27 in Michigan become designated as a historic highway got started. In 2010, that dream became a reality as the Michigan House of Representatives passed a resolution sponsored by Lansing Representative Joan Bauer to officially designate the route as a historic highway.

As part of the historic designation of U.S. 27, the vision was to create a Motor Tour along the route from Coldwater to Cheboygan, like the Route 66 experience, driving a piece of US history. So a week-long traveling car show with a police escort from one town to the next was established.

Their week-long traveling car show will overnight in the following cities. Each day has a number of stops and activities planned.

Monday - Coldwater, Cruise-in, Movie at the Capri Drive-in

Tuesday - Coldwater, Lunch, Adventure Zone, Cruse-in

Wednesday - Dewitt, Poker Run, Lunch, depart for Dewitt, Cruise-in

Thursday - Clare, Drivers Mtg, Leave for St John, Cruise-in St Johns, Cruise-in Ithaca, Cruise-in St Louis, Cruise-in Clare

Friday - Grayling, depart Clare, Cruise-in at Harrison & Street Faire, Crusie-in American Legion, Cloggers Performance

Saturday - Cheboygan, Cruise-in Gaylord, Cruise-in Wolverine, Cruise-in Cheboygan

They have a complete daily itinerary available on their website, along with the hotel venues for each overnight stay. Click here for more info.

Once you register on their website, please also register here to let us know you will be going. Perhaps we can coordinate our overnight accommodations, etc.

Organized by: Michigan Old US-127 Motor Tour

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