Pre-conference tour

The pre-conference tour will start Thursday, August 26 and focus on the Washington, D.C. area.
The tour bus will first make a stop in Hagerstown Thursday morning before heading to the rendezvous location in the D.C. area. (If you drive to the conference, you may want to leave your car in Hagerstown during the tour.)
Our plans are still tentative. Sites visited will include the first mile of the C&O Canal in Georgetown. The tour will include hotel accommodation Thursday and Friday night.
The pre-conference tour will deliver you to your Hagerstown hotel by 6 p.m. Saturday.

Post-conference tour

The post-conference tour will start when the conference ends, midday Thursday, September 2.
The tour group will travel to Cumberland, the western end of the C&O Canal. Participants will be able to ride the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad. The tour will include hotel accommodations Thursday and Friday night.
On Saturday the tour bus will take participants back to Hagerstown  for those who wish to disembark there and then on to a convenient location in the Washington, D.C. area.
C&O Canal Association hikers at lock 22
Bridge over C&O Canal at Hancock

August 30 – September 2, 2021
Hagerstown, Maryland USA