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MINNESOTA / WISCONSIN / IOWA / MISSOURI

Adventures Afloat: Mighty Mississippi: Bridging America

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Program #20726RJ
9 Days | 8 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s 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.
Explore the Upper Mississippi aboard the magnificent American Queen, an authentic paddlewheel steamboat that recalls the romance and adventure of the past. From the Gateway Arch to the Wisconsin Amish Country, fill your heart with the spirit of expansion and feed your mind with the historic events and fascinating figures that define this iconic corner of America.


Highlights

• Explore St. Louis which includes a visit to the historic Forest Park neighborhood, site of the 1904 World's Fair
• Pay homage to one of America’s most beloved native sons, Mark Twain, in the place of his birth, Hannibal, Mo.
• Throughout your adventure, enjoy commentary and insight from historian Jerry Sutphin.

Activity Notes

Walking up to one mile per day.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival St. Louis, Mo., 1 night; embark American Queen, 7 nights (ports of call include Hannibal, Dubuque, Iowa, La Crosse, Wis., Red Wing, Minn.); disembark St. Paul, departure.

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Currently selected:Prices Starting At:
Sep 12 — Sep 20, 2014 waitlist only  

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
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8 nights of accommodations
22 meals: 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
5 Field trips
6 Performances

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4.8
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