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Road Trip To Tucson
Friday, October 19, 2018, 6:00 PM until Sunday, October 21, 2018, 5:00 PM
Members pay for their own charges
This is a meet us event. Sign up so we will know you are attending. There is no charge to sign up. You can pick and choose what you want to do and where you want to stay. We have a block of rooms at the Historic Hotel Congress. Call them and make your reservations 800-722-8848.
The room rates are as follows:
King or 2 DBL = $139 + tax per night or $319.50 for the weekend.
1 DBL = $119.00 + tax per night or $274.68 for the weekend.
If you want to do the Titan Missile tour go to their website and sign up for the Behind the Blast Door tour ($17.95). (http://www.titanmissilemuseum.org/tours) On the Beyond the Blast Door Tour, you'll explore areas of the missile site normally closed to the public. See where the crews ate and slept and then descend more than 100 feet underground and enter the launch duct. Experience a view you'll never forget as you stand directly beneath an actual Titan II missile! This tour is offered on the first and third Saturdays of every month at 9:30am. It lasts approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes, and also includes a visit to the underground launch control center where you'll experience a simulated launch of the missile. This tour is limited to 20 people and is not handicapped accessible. I You must be able to descend and climb multiple flights of stairs during the tour. Closed-toe shoes with rubber soles are required. Flip flops and sandals are prohibited. Large purses, bags, camera bags and backpacks are also prohibited on this tour.
After the missile tour we will go to lunch and then head over to the Pima Air and Space Museum. You can get tickets $15.50 there (www.pimaair.org) The Pima Ai & Space Museum is one of the largest non-government funded aviation and space museums in the world! Featuring over 300 historical aircrafts, from a Wright Flyer to a 787 Dreamliner. Sitting on 80 acres the museum opened its doors to the public in May of 1976. Over the past forty years, the museum has grown immensely and today encompasses five indoor exhibit hangars.