Goodguys is proud to announce a stellar lineup of special Hot Rod Cruises this year ranging from one-day excursions to multi-day road trips steeped in hot rodding fellowship and fun! Tagging along on a Goodguys Hot Rod Cruise in your own car can be the experience of a lifetime! Driving out on the open road with a pack of fellow hot rodders offers a bonding experience like no other!
Goodguys Hot Rod Cruises are designed not only to spend quality time cruising and relaxing down the highway with your buddies, but also to stop at cool places, hot rod shops, collections and other points of interest along the way! It’s the ultimate hot rodders vacation and anyone can join the fun! A variety of trips are available this year to suit your style and your schedule so gas up the hot rod, get on board and start livin’ the good life!
2018 Hot Rod Week
Hot Rod Week is back in a big way as we tour the Bay Area and Central Valley prior to the 32nd West Coast Nationals!
Hot Rod Week 2018 blasts off Monday morning, August 20th and continues through Thursday, August 23rd. There is NO CHARGE to attend and participate in the daily tours.
We will leave the Double Tree Hilton at the Club (Host Hotel) at 8:30am each day. Make your plans to join us!
Monday, 8/20 – Central Valley
Tuesday, 8/21 – San Francisco Peninsula
Wednesday, 8/22 – East Bay Area
Thursday, 8/23 – Poker Run Gas up and join the party!
Des Moines To Columbus
Cruisin to Columbus 2018 Road Tour! July 1st through July 5th
Sunday 7/1- It all begins Sunday evening after the Goodguys Heartland Nationals in Des Moines with a barbecue party and social at Dave & Sandy Ruhs' shop in West Des Moines.
Monday 7/2 – This year's first stop is Pella, Iowa's Trick Tools for a shop tour and some authentic Dutch patries! From there it's off to the world's largest truck stop where we have lunch and a photo opp with their neat old gas station backdrop. Then we drive over to the barn for supper and tour of their cool classic car and hot rod store. We spend the night at Harrah's Casino. Gambling is optional!
Tuesday 7/3 - Tuesday morning we drive and see our good friend Troy Trepanier and his Rad Rides shop which means more donuts! From Troy's we had to Mount Vernon check in to the Drury Inn for tire kicking and free hors d'oeuvres and a couple drinks!
Wednesday 7/4 - Wednesday morning we head for the Dream Car Museum where we tour the museum and enjoy lunch. They have a cable TV show and they would like us to be a part of it! We will shoot some footage on the road and do interviews. Then we drive to Louisville and spend the night at another Drury Inn just in time for more hors d'oeuvres and free drinks! Maybe some fireworks too? Happy 4th everyone!
Thursday 7/5 - Thursday we go to the American Sign Museum. This is an unbelievable place with every kind of sign you could imagine! From there it's off to our pals The Right Stuff in Columbus, Ohio - a wonderful lunch and games along with a show & shine! From there it's off to the Goodguys PPG Nationals kick off party at the Marriott North in Columbus!
Cruisin' to Columbus Hotel Info:
7/2 Monday- Harrah's Casino Joliet. Rate: $117. Phone 815-470-2339. Room block code is goodguys. Book Online
7/3 Tuesday- Drury Inn Evansville. Rate $89. Phone 812-471-3400. Room block code is goodguys
7/4 Wednesday - Drury Inn Louisville. Rate: $124. Phone 502-425-5500
Tour to Del Mar
Pleasanton CA, to Del Mar, CA for the Goodguys 18th Del Mar Nationals
April 4-5, 2018
Day One (4/4/18)
Leave Goodguys headquarters at 8:00am
1st Stop: The Hobby Shop (4280 W Richart Ave, Fresno, CA 93722) - Lunch
2nd Stop: NHRA Musuem - Special Parking
La Quinta Inn & Suites
3200 W Temple Ave
Pomona CA 91768
909-598-0073 Ask for GG RATE
$119 per night
Cut off for GG Rate 3-14-2018
Day Two (4/5/18)
Leave Hotel (TBA) at 8:00am
1st Stop: Walden Speed Shop
2nd Stop: Malloy Foundation - Lunch on your own after Malloy's
3rd Stop: Lattins Racing
Next Stop: Del Mar!
For more information contact tour leaders John Paxson (925) 373-9512 or Rich Guasco (925) 846-3443
2018 Hall of Fame Road Tour
The 2018 Hall of Fame Road Tour is currently sold out and we are not accepting applications at this time.