20726
Mississippi River
Mighty Mississippi: Bridging America
Immerse yourself in history as you learn about the life of Mark Twain, enjoy insight from a local historian and explore the mighty Mississippi aboard an authentic steamboat.
Rating (5)
Program No. 20726RJ
Length
12 days
Starts at
3,995
Flights start at
FREE
Getting There
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At a Glance

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.
Activity Level
Moderate
Walking up to one mile per day.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • 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 an expert historian.
  • Visit the Lewis and Clark Boathouse in St. Charles to see a replica of the keelboat used by the Corps of Discovery.

General Notes

Please note that some dates of this program may run in reverse.
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Charlene Corris
When the youngest of Charlene’s four children started kindergarten, she saw took the opportunity to finish her education. Charlene earned degrees in Travel Administration and International Relations and has worked in travel for 25 years, working in group sales development and operations and managing a retail travel agency prior to opening her own business, Custom Travel Concepts. Her knowledge of history and geography has given her a keen ability to develop historical programs and has positioned her as a leader in her field.
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