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Adventures Afloat: Mighty Mississippi: Bridging America

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9 Days | 8 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Start of Program
Sep 12, 2014
The welcome reception begins at 5:30PM at the hotel with orientation beginning at 6:30PM.
You will be staying at the Drury Plaza Hotel at the Arch that night.
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Nearest airport: Lambert St. Louis International Airport

End of Program
Sep 20, 2014
The ship docks at 8:00AM in St. Paul, Minnesota.
You will be staying at the American Queen the night before.
Location: On the Mississippi River aboard the American Queen
Type: Hotel

Ship Information: .

Contact info:
2 South 4th Street
St. Louis, MO 63102 USA
phone: 314-231-3003
Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Subject to availability
Contact Road Scholar Travel Services at 800-241-1404 or via email at travelinfo@roadscholar.org.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Riverboat

Description: •The only authentic overnight paddlewheel steamboat in America. •The acclaimed cuisine of famed American chef Regina Charboneau. •The only steamboat with multiple, specialty dining options, all at no additional charge. •Complimentary bottled water and soft drinks throughout your voyage. •Complimentary wines and beers at dinner. •All staterooms feature gourmet coffee brewers and Starbucks coffee. •Gracious, friendly service from a professionally trained all-American staff. •The warm and inviting ambiance of an antebellum mansion. •Public rooms and accommodations are decorated with Victorian charm and carefully selected antiques. •Elegant-casual attire throughout your voyage — no formal wear required. •Daily lectures by the Riverlorian, our onboard river historian. •Professional showboat-style entertainment nightly. •Nightly dancing to swing and big band music. •Enthralling calliope concerts and a chance for guests to play!

Ship Information: Length: 418 feet long Capacity: 436 passengers

Contact info:
One Commerce Square
40 South Main Street, 21st Floor
Memphis, TN 38103 USA
phone: 190-165-4260 x0
Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

at no additional cost on this date ...
8 nights of accommodations
23 meals: 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 8 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
5 Field trips
6 Performances


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