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Lexington, Kentucky

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Labor Day 2007 Weekend Club Dive Outing

This page has been moved from "Upcoming Events" and will eventually be turned into a "Trip Review" page.

Trip Leader:

For Questions Regarding Trip
Doug Geddes
(859) 224-3197

Financial:

No payments made thru the club.  Each participant will pay their own charges directly to the vendors/hotels used.

Costs:

All individual

Dates:

Friday, August 31st, 2007 to
Monday, September 3rd, 2007

Itinerary:

(travel times included - all times CDT)

Day Date Event/Activity
 Friday 8/31/07 Travel to Bowling Green (2:36 - 156miles)
Tour Corvette Assembly Plant 1:15 PM
Lunch wherever
Tour National Corvette Museum
Travel to Best Western Hopkinsville, KY (1:27 - 74 miles)
Dinner at Applebee’s (next to hotel w/10% discount if staying at BW)
Saturday 9/1/07 Travel to Dive Cerulean (0:34 – 25 miles)
Dive at Dive Cerulean
Travel back to Best Western Motor-In in Hopkinsville (0:34 – 25 miles)
Dinner
Sunday 9/2/07 Dive at Pennyroyal Blue Springs Resort in Hopkinsville (0:05 – 3 miles)
Lunch at the Waterfront Grill (on site)
Travel to Best Western Motor-Inn in Bowling Green (1:21 - 66 miles)
Monday 9/3/07 Travel to Mammoth Cave National Park (0:26 – 26 miles)
Travel back to Lexington (2:15 – 136 miles)

Notes:

 
           

Dive Operation in Cadiz:

Dive Cerulean
www.divecerulean.com
270-350-1156
270-522-7688
Hale Princeton Road
Cadiz, KY  42215

divec@mchsi.com

Dive Cerulean diving costs:

$20 per diver per day, air fills are $5 each
Tanks, weights & rentals are extra
Non-divers are $5 per day
Overnight camping is $5 per person

Dive Operation in Hopkinsville:

Pennyroyal Blue Springs Resort
www.pennyroyalscuba.com
602 Christian Quarry Road
Hopkinsville, KY  42240
270-887-2585
270-841-9431
info@pennyroyalscuba.com

Pennyroyal diving costs:

$20 per diver per day, air fills are $7 each
Tanks weights & rentals are extra. 
Non-divers are $7 per day
Overnight camping is $5 per person

Lodging in Hopkinsville:

Best Western Hopkinsville
www.bestwestern.com
800-780-7234 (nationwide reservations)
270-886-9000 (direct)
4101 Fort Campbell Boulevard
Hopkinsville, KY  42240-4946
Check In: Friday night, 8/31
Check Out: Sunday morning, 9/2
Cost: $146.52 (total for 2 nights including all taxes & fees)

Price based on AAA or Corporate ID rate.  Rooms are non-smoking, 2 double beds, continental breakfast included.  Hotel is 34 minutes from Cerulean and only 5 minutes from Pennyroyal.  Applebee’s next door offers 10% discount to BW guests.

Lodging in Bowling Green:

Best Western Motor-Inn
www.bestwestern.com
800-780-7234 (nationwide reservations)
270-782-3800 (direct)
166 Cumberland Trace Road
Bowling Green, KY  42103-9000
Check In: Sunday afternoon, 9/2
Check Out: Monday morning, 9/3
Cost: $78.38 (total including all taxes & fees)

Price based on AAA or Corporate ID rate.  Rooms are non-smoking, 2 double beds, breakfast NOT included.  Hotel is 26 minutes from Mammoth Cave.

Non-Diving Attractions info:

Corvette Assembly Plant Tour, 11:30am, $5 per person
www.bowlinggreenassemblyplant.com
270-745-8019
600 Corvette Drive
Bowling Green, KY  42101 

You may buy tickets online or via phone.  Tour takes 1 hour and distance is 1 mile.  Shows GM employees building the Chevrolet Corvette and Cadillac XLR.

National Corvette Museum, $8 per person ($6 with AAA member card)

www.corvettemuseum.com
270-781-7973
800-53-VETTE
350 Corvette Drive
Bowling Green, KY  42101 

Open 8am – 5pm.  Its 68,000 sq/ft of exhibits with 75 Corvettes on display ranging from the 1953 to 2007 model years.  The gift shop does not require a ticket.

Mammoth Cave National Park

www.nps.gov/maca
www.mammothcave.com
270-758-2180
877-444-6777
1 Mammoth Cave Street
Park City, KY  42259 

There are 13 different tours ranging from easy to moderate to difficult.  The adult cost range is between $10-$48.  The time duration is from 1:15–6:00.  I’m going on the Grand Avenue tour which begins at 10:30 AM.  The cost is $24 and it lasts 4.5 hours.  All tours should be booked well in advance as they do sell out.  You may book online or via phone.  It remains 54 degrees inside the cave.  After the tours we’ll head back to Lexington.

Travel:

Personal vehicle carpool.  Total roundtrip mileage distance is 511 miles. 

 

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