Hupmobile Convention and National Tour, San Diego, October 16 – 20, 2017

Come play in the sun and surf in San Diego, Hupping around America’s Finest City.

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October is the best month in California. Indian summer evenings, perfect days. Great for driving your Hupp around the city and seeing the sights. We have lots of tours planned plus a day of touring the city on the San Diego Old Town Trolley.

Host Hotel: Best Western Seven Seas, 411 Hotel Circle, San Diego, CA 92108, (619) 291-1300

Special Rate: $89.00 + 12.5% tax,  Queens or doubles,  Ask for “Hupmobile rooms”

Please make reservations by 8/31/17 after which our block of rooms is no longer guaranteed. No cancellations after 9/14/17 or you will be subject to full payment of room. Trailer/RV parking is available at hotel. (You may not stay in your RV.)   An unhosted breakfast is available at the hotel restaurant. If you wish to come early or stay late the hotel has given us extra rooms at the same price. Several RV Resorts are within 10 miles of the Hotel.

Click Here for Hupmobile Tour Registration Form.   Tour reservation deadline 9/14/17.  

Sunday, October 15th:  Check In – Best Western Seven Seas in Mission Valley

Monday, October 16th:  Drive our Hupps to San Diego’s fine museums near Balboa Park.

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J. A. Cooley Museum
SD Auto Mus
San Diego Automotive Museum

 

 

San Diego Air & Space  Museum.
San Diego Air and Space Museum.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, October 17th:  San Diego Old Town Trolley day long “get on – get off” tour of San Diego sights.

 

 

 

Wednesday, October 18th: Tour East San Diego County and kick tires with local car enthusiasts who will be helping you experience “Great New York to Paris Automobile Race” of 1908 culminating with a Déjeuner français at a 1907 historic home.

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1907 Quartermass-Stensurd Historical House

 

 

Thursday, October 19th:  Cruise around the waterfront and beaches. We will visit the famed USS Midway Museum with lunch on the fantail.

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USS Midway Museum

 

 

Friday, October 20th:  Drive up the coast to the Craftsmanship Museum. Great coastline drive, fabulous museum. Lunch at the Green Dragon Tavern and Museum. Banquet that evening at the Seven Seas.

Craftsmanship Museum
1932 Deusenberg SJ 1/6 Scale Craftsmanship Museum, Carlsbad CA

Happy Hupping

Coming Early? Staying Longer?

Suggestions for things to see and do in San Diego if you decide to come early or stay longer

 

vistashowOctober 21st & 22nd …  Recommended for Old Car NutsAntique Engine & Tractor Show” at Antique Gas and Steam Engine MuseumVista, CA  90 miles R/T from Best Western Seven Seas.

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Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo:  10 miles R/T from Best Western Seven Seas

 

San Diego Zoo Safari ParkEscondido, CA:  60 miles R/T from Best Western Seven Seas

 

Cabrillo National MonumentPoint Loma:  20 miles R/T from Best Western Seven Seas

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Mission Bay Attractions and/or Sea World:  10 miles R/T  from Best Western Seven Seas

 

San Diego Mountain Communities:  132 mile loop through East San Diego County.

 

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park:  5 miles R/T  from Best Western Seven Seas

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Tiajuana, Baja California, Mexico (bring passport):  50 miles R/T  from Best Western Seven Seas.   Leave your car on the US side of the border, walk across and use taxis in Tiajuana.

 

South Bay San Diego, Coronado Island and Hotel Del Coronado:  35 mile loop  from Best Western Seven Seas

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