2017 Willys Jeepster Tour - Memphis to the Ozarks

Publish Date: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

St. Augustine, FL, (April 11, 2017) More than a dozen beautifully restored vintage Willys Overland Jeepsters will be touring Western Tennessee and into the Ozarks in Arkansas and Missouri in early June 2017. 

Organized by Jim Vaccaro, aka Jeepster Jim, of Hastings, Florida, this is the fourth annual road tour for this group of antique Willys Overland Jeepsters. In 2014 the group drove from St. Augustine, Florida to San Diego, CA; in 2015 they toured from Jacksonville, Florida to Nova Scotia and in 2016 they toured the entire state of Florida. 

The beautifully restored Jeepsters which were all built between 1948 and 1951 will be coming from all directions (Canada and the U.S) to meet in Memphis, TN on June 2, 2017 then tour Tennessee, Arkansas, and Missouri. 

While on tour the Jeepsters will be on display for the public to view at no charge and drivers will be available for interviews at the following times and locations: 

June 2nd from 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn WolfChase Galleria, 2751 New Brunswick Rd, Memphis, TN 

June 4th from 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. at the Arlington Hotel, 239 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR.

June 7th from 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. at the Crescent Hotel, 75 Prospect Ave, Eureka Springs, AR

June 9th from 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. at the Best Western Plus Landing View Inn & Suites, 403 West Main St. Branson, MO.

Follow the 2017 Willys Jeepster Spring Tour progress on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/events/792325237589118/, and Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/jeepsterjim17/. For more information about restored 1948 – 1951 Willys Overland Jeepsters, visit http://jeepsterjim.com/history.php or email Jim at [email protected]