My good lady and i are heading to the U.S. for 5 weeks in Sept./Oct. to basically check out car shows and speed shops (she's a very patient, understanding girl) and i'm after some local knowledge on good establishments to check out. Itinerary is as follows; Thurs. Sep. 18 - Arrive SF to attend Billetproof on Sat. 20th. Sun. 21st - Fly to NY to spend 5 days. Fri. 26th - Fly to Memphis, attend NHRA Nationals, Spend a few days in Memphis and visit Nashville also. Pickup a car and drive down to Ft. Worth.TX Fri 3rd/Sat. 4th Oct. - Attend Goodguys Lonestar Nats. Sun. or Mon. 6th - Begin the drive to Bakersfield for the CHHR, through Amarillo and stopping at the Grand Canyon. Fri. Oct. 10th - 12th Attend California Hot Rod Reunion. After that we've got a week to hang out around L.A. and put a smile back on my lady's face. So whaddya reckon? Also looking to check out some good music...punk rock, ska, country, R'N'R.... Cheers!