Sunday, May 21, 2017

More Updates from Tater Tours

                                            Tater Tour Updates for 2017 & 2018

Spring has sprung, so lots of walking is in front of us(Including Tater Tours)  Not much has changed with the status of my tours, all of them are sold out for 2017.  Waiting lists for all the trips were initiated so I do not want to discourage people from being put on those lists. Nothing is required to be put on a waiting list ... just send me an email message!  You can always check the 2017 tours by clicking on the trip that is located on the right side of this page.

Maritime Provinces                            Midwest Tour                                 Northeast Fall Foliage

Trying to recruit a possible Tater!!
For 2018, as of now, I will be only doing 4 trips.  I have listed below the trips and tentative dates.

Canadian Convention:  May 21st - June 2nd
  The CVF Convention for 2018 will be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia.  Start and end the trip in Portland, Maine.  Visit New Brunswick, with walks in Hartland (the longest covered bridge) and Fredericton, the Capital.  Continue to the Convention with a stop in Truro, NS for a walk and then stay in Halifax at the host hotel for 4 glorious nights.  After the Convention, continue to the Cape Breton Island area for hopefully a couple of beautiful walks on the scenic Cabot Trail.  Return to the USA via Moncton and Saint John, New Brunswick.  Return to Portland, Maine.  Cost unknown at this time. Sold Out with waiting list.

Great Lakes:  June 19th - July 2nd
  Start our journey in Cleveland, Ohio and end in Grand Rapids, Michigan. For Lake Erie, walks in Cleveland, Erie, Pa., and Buffalo, NY.  Visit Niagara Falls for walks and sightseeing!  For Lake Ontario, walks at Niagara-on-the-Lake and Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  Continue back into the USA, through Michigan with a couple of walks along Lake Huron.  Drive along the East Side of Michigan for sightseeing (walks?) and stop for Mackinaw City & Island walks.  Working on Lake Superior!!!  For Lake Michigan, a couple of possible sanctioned events possibly in Traverse City and Grand Haven.  Cost unknown at this time.  Guess what, I have openings!!!

California Coastline Tour: Sept, 8th - 20th  Start our journey to Sacramento, California and end  in Ontario, California.  Participate in Sacramento Capital walk before we leave for the San Francisco area for the start of the California Coastline walking week sponsored by the South Bay Striders and Bay Bandits.  Walks in the Santa Cruz area, Monterey and Point Lobos area.  After this great week, head South for possible walks in Santa Maria, Santa Barbara and then end in the Los Angeles area.  Cost unknown at this time.  Sold out with waiting list!

North & South Carolina, to include Georgia:  Oct. 17th 27th  Begin our journey in Raleigh, North Carolina and end in Savannah, Georgia. After doing the Capital Walk in Raleigh, head towards the mountains, Asheville area-for a couple of great walks.  Visit the Biltmore Estates!  Continue onto South Carolina for walks in Greenville and Columbia (Capital) before we head to the OCEAN, for some great walks in Charleston, Beaufort, Magnolia Plantation, Hilton Head and finally end in Savannah, Georgia, a historic city!  Cost unknown at this time.  Sold out with short waiting list.