21017
Illinois/Missouri
Chicago, Springfield and St. Louis: Signature Highlights by River and Rail
Learn the story of three iconic Midwestern cities by river and rail as you discover architecture in Chicago, presidential history in Springfield and grand monuments in St. Louis.
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Program No. 21017RJ
Length
8 days
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8 days
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At a Glance

By boat, trolley and train, explore three notable American cities. Gain insights into the story told by the Chicago skyline during an architectural survey by boat. Journey by train to Springfield and retrace Lincoln’s footsteps in his home and presidential museum. Relive Route 66 on a road trip to St Louis as you gain new awareness of this region. Experience each city’s beloved landmarks — plus hidden local treasures!
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Experience the key sites of Chicago, Springfield and St. Louis by river, rail, motorcoach and trolley.
  • Visit and learn about icons of the American landscape, including the St. Louis Arch, Lincoln homestead, Cahokia Mounds and Chicago’s beautiful skyline.
  • Choose adventures — the list of city treasures is endless — with guidance from your Group Leader.

General Notes

Included in this program: substantial free time; two-day Chicago trolley ticket to more than 20 sites; expert advice for self-directed excursions.
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