The 2015 Memorial Day Weekend Getaway is going to be in Montreal — where we went a couple years ago to enjoy a long weekend of rain. It was fun, especially after we finally did get a lovely ride on the last day. But, this year we’re counting on better weather and an even better time. Lodgings are the same place: the Auberge de Jeunesse HI-Montreal — the Montreal hostel, 1030 Rue Mackay, Montréal, QC. If you haven’t been there, check out Google “street view,” which actually goes inside the front door to the lobby of the hostel! Also, the hostel’s website has good pix of the facility. It’s not in a picturesque location, but it’s central to all the great things you can do on a bike in this amazing city. (Don’t forget, you’ll need an “enhanced” driver’s license or passport to cross into that foreign country.)
The lodging will cost us $93 each for the three nights of the long weekend — and that includes the nominal “continental breakfast” that will tide you over to a real meal. The accommodations will be in rooms of four bunks each, so no huge dorm scene this time.
Because we’re making preparations so late in the year, we need to collect the full cost from each participant. (They require full payment 30 days before the event.) Those people who have emailed me that they want to go, please use the form below to make your payment right away. (There is a private room option at the bottom of the list for those who ordered that.)