Goodguys Road Tours

You Gotta Drive'Em

Goodguys Road Tours

You Gotta Drive 'Em

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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!


2023 Road Tours

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Goodguys 2023 Hall of Fame Road Tour

Thursday, August 17 thru Thursday, August 24, 2023
Loveland, CO to Pleasanton, CA


Don’t miss your chance to hit the open road checking out some of the greatest sights in the USA while hangin’ with some of the coolest people you could spend a week with! This year’s tour will kick-off just north of Denver in Loveland, CO and will end in Pleasanton, CA at the Goodguys 36th West Coast Nationals.

Details & Application
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Destination Del Mar


2024 Destination To Del Mar Cruise information will be announced soon.

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To Columbus

Don’t miss one of the highlight cruises of the year as tour leader, Dave Ruhs, leads the pack from the Goodguys 32nd Speedway Motors Heartland Nationals in Des Moines, IA to the Goodguys 25th Summit Racing Nationals in Columbus, OH. It’ll be 4 big days of cool cars, cool people and good times as we journey to the BIGGEST Goodguys event of the year!

Tour Itinerary:

  • Sunday, July 2, 2023

o   6:00pm – After the awards ceremony and a quick “freshening up” back at home or the hotel, head on over to the Tour Kickoff BBQ courtesy of Dave Ruhs and see some old friends, meet some new ones, and get updated on all the stops planned for the tour! (605 South 18th Street West, Des Moines, IA 50265)

  • Monday, July 3, 2023

o   8:00am – Depart the Marriott West Des Moines Hotel and head to Par-A-Dice Hotel & Casino in East Peoria, IL. Once in East Peoria, we’ll be guests of honor for their cruise night and we can watch fireworks from the hotel parking lot. Featured Daily Stop: The Albaugh Collection

  • Tuesday, July 4, 2023 **Independence Day**

o   8:00am – Depart Par-A-Dice Hotel & Casino and head to the Hampton Inn Airport Hotel in Kalamazoo, MI. Featured Daily Stop: Rad Rides by Troy

  • Wednesday, July 5, 2023

o   8:00am – Depart Hampton Inn Airport Hotel and head to the Drury Inn & Suites in Findlay, OH. Featured Daily Stops: Gilmore Car Museum & Jeffrey’s Antique Gallery

  • Thursday, July 6, 2023

o   8:00am – Depart Drury Inn & Suites Findlay and cruise the final leg of the tour to Columbus, OH. Featured Daily Stop: Sugar Creek Packing Museum & Car Collection

Hotel Booking Information:

  • Par-A-Dice Hotel & Casino - 21 Blackjack Blvd., East Peoria, IL 61611 – (800) 547-0711 and mention code GGCG23C for special rate of $109/night + tax
  • Hampton Inn Airport Hotel – 820 West Trenton Avenue, Findlay, OH 45840 – (800) 325-0720 and mention code 10063851 for special rate of $110/night + tax – Breakfast is included.
  • Drury Inn & Suites Findlay – 2610 Airview Blvd., Kalamazoo, MI 49001 – (269) 343-0400 and mention code GOODGUYS for special rate of $149/night + tax – Evening Food & Drinks and Breakfast is included.

More Questions:


  • Contact tour leader Dave Ruhs for tour details and additional information at (515) 321-3283.
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Gary Meadors Memorial
Hot Rod Week
Pleasanton, CA

  • Kick off the West Coast Nationals event week with 4 days of cruising your hot rod!

  • August 21-24, 2023

  • Visit different shops, collections, and places of interest each day in different regions of Northern California

  • Departs each morning from the Pleasanton Double Tree hotel parking lot at 9am - coffee and donuts provided

  • Free to join! Come for one day, or cruise with us all week!

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Hot Rod Week

  • Cruise Texas with us as we gear up for the Summit Racing Lone Star Nationals
  • September 25-28, 2023
  • Additional Details Coming Soon
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Event Poker Runs /
Hot Rod Cruises

  • Add an extra day of Hot Rodding to these Goodguys events listed below - join us on a Thursday Poker Run or Hot Rod Cruise at the following events:

    • Spring Nationals Hot Rod Cruise 3/16 - Leaves Registration at 10am
    • Del Mar Nationals Hot Rod Cruise 3/30 - Leaves Fairgrounds Parking lot at 10am
    • Heartland Nationals Poker Run 6/29 - Leaves Registration at 12pm
    • Summit Racing Nationals Poker Run 7/6 - Leaves Registration at 10am
    • Pacific Northwest Nationals Poker Run 7/27 - Leaves Sillyville at 10am
    • West Coast Nationals Poker Run - Leaves Pleasanton Double Tree hotel at 9am
    • Southwest Nationals Hot Rod Cruise 11/16 - Leaves Registration at 10am

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