Motor Tour


The Motor tour is one of the many fun activities that the Iowa Lincoln Highway participates in. Join us for this great tradition and see for yourself! 

August 16–19, 2018

The 2018 tour loops around Urbandale, Iowa, which will be used as a home base and will house our hotel. Day one will be a loop touring the Western area. Day two, Saturday, will be a loop touring the Eastern area on the Lincoln Highway. 



Pretour—Thursday, August 16
Driving to the Winterset area and visiting the John Wayne Museum, a historical schoolhouse, a preserved home, and a number of other on-site historical items. We will eat lunch in Winterset and then enjoy dinner at the Machine Shed.

Day One—Friday, August 17
We will head west on the first day of the tour, visiting a museum in Madrid, then traveling up to Highway 30, and then ending the day at the visitor center in Saylorville.
Day Two—Saturday, August 18
On Saturday, we will head east along Hwy 30 with stops throughout the day including one in State Center. Following our travels, we will hold our annual evening banquet in Johnston. 
Day Three—Sunday, August 19
A light day complete with lunch and a special surprise. 


If you are interested in viewing pictures from prior trips, please click here.