Allegheny Chapter

The Allegheny Chapter of the BMW Car Club

Touring Events

The Great Escape 2020

June 20th

Global pandemic.  Stay-at-home orders.  Lock-downs.  Red phase.  Yellow phase.  Are you ready for a FUN phase?

Then come join your BMW CCA chapter for a social distance-friendly drive (a.k.a. The Great Escape) on Saturday, June 20th.  Bring your face mask and your BMW as we drive from Warrendale to Moraine State Park via the scenic and twisty Franklin Rd/SR 528.  Trip mileage is 64 miles and should take 2.5 hours.


2020 Dust Off Drive – CANCELLED

April 25th

Dust Off Your Bimmer and Stretch Its Legs!

Despite the rather mild winter we have had here in Western, PA, there’s nothing better than breaking out our BMWs and hitting the road! Join our BMWCCA chapter for a “Dust Off” drive that winds us through the gorgeous Laurel Highlands as we make our way between Ohiopyle State Park and Keystone State Park.


2020 Spring Drive with Optional Overnight – CANCELLED

May 16th – May 17th

BMWs may be pretty to look at, but they are even better to drive!

Enjoy warming temperatures, windy roads, and beautiful scenery as we make our way between Altoona and Johnstown for this 2020 Spring Drive.


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About Driving Tours

As a driving club with a passion for BMW’s, the Club provides many opportunities for various kinds of driving tours. We design tours which lead to a well-known historic landmark, or even an out-of-the-way geographic site.

Members are often delighted to discover interesting places in their own state that they had never before visited or explored. A favorite scenic drive is one which ends at a local tavern or restaurant which enables the members to unwind after the long drive, and get to know each other better.

The simplest form of Driving Tour involves an arranged meeting place—perhaps at a local parking lot—with an organizer leading the way on the prescribed driving tour. Rest stops at scenic vistas and overlooks provide the best chance to enjoy the scenery and camaraderie of the group.

Check out some of our past Spring Drive events.

Our Spring Drive began with no rain – or SNOW!  As we gathered in Cranberry to begin our journey, there was an excitement in the air for the drive.  Our first drive of the year! Emilio Veneziano was our Drive Master and discussed the course as it had been laid out. A spirited ride through the back roads of Cranberry before jumping on 79 and exiting Bridgeville to take route roads and more back roads to our final destination. What could go wrong? Check out the next newsletter to find out!

Below you can see a few of the photos from the driving tour which took us to Cleveland, Ohio. Destination; The Western Reserve Historical Society and a tour of the Crawford Auto Museum.

Below are some photos of our 2015 Annual Spring Drive, courtesy of Emilio & Francesca Veneziano.  We could not have asked for a better day seeing as the last two years we have been caught in rain and snow. A beautiful day for a drive that began in Murrysville and ended in Bedford, with a few stops in between.  Thank you to Jeff Taylor and all that were involved in planning this year’s Spring Drive and for planning an enjoyable route for all.