2014 Midwest smart Rally - Smart Car Forums
User Tag List

 98Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 202 (permalink) Old 11-27-2013, 01:21 PM Thread Starter
 
GOT_MPG's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Eastern Iowa
Posts: 105
Thanks: 67
Thanked 80 Times in 25 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 11 Post(s)
Thumbs up 2014 Midwest smart Rally

June 6-8, 2014 Amana, Iowa

Located just north of Interstate 80 in east central Iowa, the seven villages of the Amana Colonies are home to Whirlpool (Amana Refrigeration), Amana Furniture & Clock Shop, Amana Woolen Mills, and Millstream Brewing Company.

The surrounding area has plenty of motels, campgrounds, parks, shopping, and food.

Planned events include a "family style" dinner, winery/brewery tour, scenic cruise, picnic, bluegrass concert, and car show.

The host motel is the Guest House Motel located in Amana, IA.

Lodging information can be found here.

Here is a link to the Amana Colonies for more information.

Here is a tentative schedule:

Friday afternoon meet and greet
Friday evening family style dinner
Saturday mid-morning scenic drive
Saturday noon picnic and R/C races
Saturday afternoon bluegrass concert
Saturday late-afternoon brewery tour
Sunday morning car show
Sunday brunch at Phat Daddy's (awesome brunch)

What say you smart fanatics?

Cold beer, great food, and live entertainment. Is this Heaven? No, it's a smart car rally in Iowa!

Last edited by GOT_MPG; 11-30-2013 at 06:44 PM.
GOT_MPG is offline  
The Following 12 Users Say Thank You to GOT_MPG For This Useful Post:
Buzzz42 (12-04-2013), chieftmc (12-18-2013), chumly (11-27-2013), ironmansmart (06-01-2014), jefferios (11-28-2013), Jet Provost (12-29-2013), jwight (11-27-2013), LTDThree (11-28-2013), Neonspinnazz (11-27-2013), redsmartrider2013 (12-08-2013), smart8011 (01-08-2014), whoadale (11-27-2013)
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 202 (permalink) Old 11-27-2013, 03:17 PM
Bohemian Moderator
SCOA Club
 
jwight's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Dayton, OH USA
Posts: 23,620
Thanks: 6,363
Thanked 5,034 Times in 2,931 Posts
Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 46 Post(s)
Garage
OK, you're on the National/Regional forum. Got the calendar marked!

PS - will there be a "host" motel?
jwight is online now  
post #3 of 202 (permalink) Old 11-27-2013, 03:40 PM
♥ Miss Mercedes ♥
SCOA Club
 
Neonspinnazz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: NE Illinois
Posts: 14,582
Thanks: 5,285
Thanked 1,970 Times in 1,338 Posts
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 94 Post(s)
Garage
Only a 245 mile drive from me! Yes all the way!
Neonspinnazz is offline  
post #4 of 202 (permalink) Old 11-27-2013, 04:02 PM
SCOA Club
 
wrumbarger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Northern Virginia (Near DC)
Posts: 3,172
Thanks: 295
Thanked 840 Times in 511 Posts
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 158 Post(s)
Sounds like fun?

I'll pencil it in and let you know later?
wrumbarger is offline  
post #5 of 202 (permalink) Old 11-27-2013, 04:13 PM
 
chumly's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Evansville Il
Posts: 1,390
Thanks: 509
Thanked 171 Times in 97 Posts
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 19 Post(s)
I just checked, it's 322 miles from here to Amana, I could make that on about 3/4 tank easy, especially if I took my time. Unless I pull my trailer with the camping gear, then it might take more. Chumly
chumly is offline  
post #6 of 202 (permalink) Old 11-27-2013, 05:40 PM
Bohemian Moderator
SCOA Club
 
jwight's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Dayton, OH USA
Posts: 23,620
Thanks: 6,363
Thanked 5,034 Times in 2,931 Posts
Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 46 Post(s)
Garage
8 hours from Dayton, via Indy - sounds like a road trip!
klesmiley likes this.
jwight is online now  
post #7 of 202 (permalink) Old 11-27-2013, 06:40 PM
JOIN SCOA YOU'LL BE GLAD
SCOA Club
 
jetfuel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: padded room #1
Posts: 8,519
Thanks: 776
Thanked 1,907 Times in 932 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 81 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by jwight View Post
8 hours from Dayton, via Indy - sounds like a road trip!
...pick us up on the way there...
...you know you can always spend the night....we'll do vegetarian this time..LOL.

Jetfuel....not worried about drive time....
jetfuel is offline  
The Following User Says Thank You to jetfuel For This Useful Post:
jwight (11-28-2013)
post #8 of 202 (permalink) Old 11-27-2013, 07:53 PM
SCOA Club
 
Huronlad's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 1,799
Thanks: 7
Thanked 563 Times in 346 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 129 Post(s)
650 miles for me, I see no reason why I can not make it. I will post something on Club smart Car.
Huronlad is offline  
post #9 of 202 (permalink) Old 11-27-2013, 08:54 PM
Frankensmart
SCOA Club
 
BARNEY O's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Cornfields of ILL.
Posts: 4,267
Thanks: 740
Thanked 1,932 Times in 912 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 109 Post(s)
Would be a good run for Frankensmart...
BARNEY O is offline  
post #10 of 202 (permalink) Old 11-28-2013, 05:32 AM
Bohemian Moderator
SCOA Club
 
jwight's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Dayton, OH USA
Posts: 23,620
Thanks: 6,363
Thanked 5,034 Times in 2,931 Posts
Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 46 Post(s)
Garage
Quote:
Originally Posted by jetfuel View Post
...pick us up on the way there...
...you know you can always spend the night....we'll do vegetarian this time..LOL.

Jetfuel....not worried about drive time....
Quote:
Originally Posted by BARNEY O View Post
Would be a good run for Frankensmart...
We'll have to meet up with Barney in Illinois; after that you two are on your own as I won't be able to keep up....
jwight is online now  
The Following User Says Thank You to jwight For This Useful Post:
jkjahobbs (11-30-2013)
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Smart Car Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


331

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



  Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2014 Midwest smart Rally GOT_MPG Iowa Chapter 4 11-27-2013 04:21 PM
2014 Midwest Rally GOT_MPG Past And Cancelled Events 5 11-27-2013 03:27 PM
2014 Midwest Rally? jwight Mid-West Region 28 09-11-2013 03:57 PM
2012 Midwest smart Rally.. jimvw57 2012 Midwest Rally 289 06-23-2012 02:54 PM
Midwest Summer Smart Rally (Official Plan) jefferios Mid-West Clubs 273 09-27-2009 12:01 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On