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5:00pm Meet & Greet The traditional AMERIVESPA Meet & Greet will be happening at the Silver Pine Restaurant & Bar at the Little America Hotel, 2515 E. Butler Ave., Flagstaff, AZ 86004

 

8:00pm Meet & Greet endstive Itinerary – Wednesday May 30th 

 

 

Tentative Itinerary – Thursday, June 1st

 

8:00am Registration opens Registration room is located on the first floor of the Little America Hotel, at 2515 E. Butler Ave., Flagstaff, AZ 86004

 

9:00am Welcome message and Ride Descriptions begin

 

9:30am Rides begin (staggered starts)

Sedona Ride (60 miles RT) (all day ride) – Sights will include Cathedral Rock, Sedona Airport Mesa views, Chapel of the Holy Cross. We will allow riders to explore Sedona for two/three hours before organizing the group ride back. Riders can have the option of returning on their own, as well. We will include a “Guide of Sedona” booklet for all riders, highlighting different interests with perhaps vendor discounts. Best for 125cc and above.

 

Jerome Ride (150 miles RT) (all day ride) – Twisty ride will go to the Ghost Mining town of Jerome. Features include the Gold King Mine Museum and Ghost Town, the Sliding Jail, etc. Lunch suggestion: the oldest dining facility in all of Arizona, Bobby D’s BBQ. Best for 150cc and above.

 

Vintage Ride to Mormon Lake (62 miles RT) (half day ride) – Vintage scooter ride will go to Mormon Lake; lunch catered by a local sandwich shop / restaurant.

 

Indian Gardens breakfast / Slide Rock Ride (56 miles RT) (half day ride) – ride will go get breakfast at the infamous Indian Gardens restaurant. After breakfast, the ride will then go to Slide Rock State Park (bring your swimming suit for a dip in the river & Slide Rock); State Park entrance fee is $20pp. Best for 125cc and above.

 

1:30pm Rides Depart (staggered starts)

Wupatki Pueblo Ride (74 miles RT) (half day ride) – ride will go to the Wupatki Pueblo, with stops at the Sunset Crater / Cinder Hills Overlook and the painted Desert Vista. Best for 125cc and above.

 

Snowbowl / Aspen Loop Ride (32 miles RT) (half day ride) – Ride to Snowbowl/Aspen Loop Trail. The Aspen Loop Trail is a great scenic ride, filled with forests of AZ aspen trees. The Snowbowl scenic chairlift shuttles you up the western side of the San Francisco peaks and takes you up to 11,500 feet! From here, you can take in views of the red rocks of Sedona, the cinder cone volcanic field, and the Grand Canyon. Lift tix: $20. Best for 125cc and above. 4

 

5:00pm Registration closes

 

6:00pm Wild, Wild, West Party & Pinball Contest – at Yucca North, 15 N WC Riles St., Flagstaff, AZ 86001. Yee-haw! Come out for the AMERIVESPA Wild, Wild, West Party & Pinball Contest! Free appetizers, DJ’s, line dancing; Prizes for best Cowboy/Cowgirl outfit, and “Pinball Wizard” award for the Pinball Contest Winner.

 

ALTERNATE ACTIVITIES: Lowell Observatory (Night) Ride Optional Lowell Observatory ride departs at 7:30pm, from the Little America Hotel parking lot, for a quick ride to the close-by, world-famous Lowell Observatory (Pluto was discovered via the telescope here!). We will be met by the local astronomy club / observatory volunteers who will lead tours of the observatory and have telescopes set-up for us. Bring your AMERIVESPA discount ticket for a rate of $20pp. Flagstaff Brewery Trail (https://craftbeerflg.com/#howit_works) Progressive Brewery Event (Everyone gets a map with a spot to get stamped at each location – you only need to hit 5 of the spots and no purchase is necessary at each spot to get a stamp). We will provide the maps/passport, so you don’t have to get them from the Flagstaff Visitor Center. This is a self-guided tour.

 

Tentative Itinerary – Friday, June 2nd

 

7:30am Registration opens Registration room is located on the first floor of the Little America Hotel, at 2515 E. Butler Ave., Flagstaff, AZ 86004

 

8:00am Welcome message and Grand Canyon ride information 8:30am THE GREAT GRAND CANYON SCOOTER RIDE! (180 miles RT) (all day ride) – Ride to Grand Canyon National Park. $20 per scooter (digital pass required for the express lane we will all be using; link to be provided); water and snacks will be available or provided for at different stops along the way; ride will possibly meet with the train so that families and friends not riding a scooter can meet with their scooter riding family members/friends (extra cost for train). When we arrive, riders can explore the Grand Canyon South Rim Visitor Center for an hour and half. The group ride then leaves for the Grand Canyon south rim road and beyond, eventually looping back to the Little America Hotel. Please make sure your scooter is in top condition for this ride. Highly suggested minimum 150cc and above. Chase vehicle(s) will be provided by Go AZ Motorcycles.

 

9:00am Welcome message and Ride Descriptions begin

9:30am Rides begin (staggered starts) Sedona Ride (60 miles RT) (all day ride) – Sights will include Cathedral Rock, Sedona Airport Mesa views, Chapel of the Holy Cross. We will allow riders to explore Sedona for two/three hours before organizing the group ride back. Riders can have the option of returning on their own. We will include a “Guide of Sedona” booklet for all riders, highlighting different interests with perhaps vendor discounts. Best for 125cc and above. Mormon Lake Ride (62 miles RT) (half day ride) – ride will go to Mormon Lake; lunch catered by a local sandwich shop / restaurant.

 

Slide Rock Ride (46 miles RT) (half day ride) – ride will go to Slide Rock State Park (bring your swimming suit for a dip on the river & Slide Rock); lunch catered by a 6 local sandwich shop / restaurant; State Park entrance fee is $20pp. Best for 125cc and above.

 

1:30pm Rides Depart (staggered starts) Route 66 & Historic Flagstaff Ride (half day ride) – ride will go to various points of interest within the city of Flagstaff, including the Zane Gray Ballroom, photo op with scoots @ the Route 66 sign in the Railroad District, Heritage Square, Hotel Monte Vista, Route 66 mural at Phoenix Ave, Western Hills Motel Neon Sign; Ride ends at Pizzicletta, voted the best pizza in Flagstaff, 203 W Phoenix Ave. This ride will be offered on Sunday, June 4th, at 10:30am, as well. Snowbowl / Aspen Loop Ride (32 miles RT) (half day ride) – Ride to Snowbowl/Aspen Loop Trail. The Aspen Loop Trail is a great scenic ride, filled with forests of AZ aspen trees. The Snowbowl scenic chairlift shuttles you up the western side of the San Francisco peaks and takes you up to 11,500 feet! From here, you can take in views of the red rocks of Sedona, the cinder cone volcanic field, and the Grand Canyon. Lift tix: $20. Best for 125cc and above.

 

5:00pm Registration closes

 

5:30pm Route 66 Scooter Party (Hosted by GO AZ Motorcycles, located at 7 South Mikes Pike St., Flagstaff, AZ – walking distance from the host hotel). There will be music and giveaways. Grab a bite to eat at one of the onsite food trucks before departing for the night ride (see below).

 

7:30pm Lowell Observatory (Night) Ride Ride departs at 7:30pm, from the Little America Hotel parking lot, for a quick ride to the close-by, world-famous Lowell Observatory (Pluto was discovered via the telescope here!). We will be met by the local astronomy club / observatory volunteers who will lead tours of the observatory and have telescopes set-up for us. Bring your AMERIVESPA discount ticket for a rate of $20pp.

 

Tentative Itinerary – Saturday, June 3rd

 

8:00am Registration opens Registration room is located on the first floor of the Little America Hotel, at 2515 E. Butler Ave., Flagstaff, AZ 86004

 

8:00am Annual General Meeting for Chapter Clubs Meeting to take place at the Little America Hotel, at 2515 E. Butler Ave., Flagstaff, AZ 86004. All active card-carrying members of the VCOA are welcome to attend.

 

9:00am Welcome Message and Ride Description

 

9:30am Buffalo Burrito Ride Morning scooter ride to Buffalo Park, 2400 N Gemini Rd, Flagstaff AZ 86004, where AMERIVESPA Breakfast Burritos will be served: ride back to Little America Hotel, at 2515 E. Butler Ave., Flagstaff, AZ 86004

 

11am-4pm Scooter Show / Events at Little America Hotel Saturday events which includes the Concours D’ Elegance, scooter games (slow race, Gymkhana, etc.), vendor expo. BBQ lunch provided. 2515 E. Butler Ave., Flagstaff AZ 11am-4pm Photo Booth (tentative) Take pics with new and old friends (or your scooter) at our onsite AMERIVESPA Photo Booth

 

2:00pm Raffle at Little America Hotel 5:00pm Cocktail Reception at Little America Hotel

 

6:00pm Banquet/Awards at Little America Hotel

 

8:00pm [Post Banquet] Tiki Poolside Party at Little America Hotel

 

Tentative Itinerary – Sunday, June 4th 

 

9am-12pm Send-off Breakfast Send-off breakfast at the Silver Pine Restaurant & Bar (Little America Hotel).

 

10:00am Route 66 & Historic Flagstaff Ride (half day ride) – For those still in town, you can go on the Route 66 & Historic Flagstaff Ride. The ride will go to various points of interest within the city of Flagstaff, including the Zane Gray Ballroom, photo op with scoots @ the Route 66 sign in the Railroad District, Heritage Square, Hotel Monte Vista, Route 66 mural at Phoenix Ave, Western Hills Motel Neon Sign; Ride ends at Pizzicletta, voted the best pizza in Flagstaff, for lunch. 203 W Phoenix Ave.