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Oregon/Washington/Montana

The Corps of Discovery: Montana to Oregon by Land & River

Embark on an adventure of learning and discovery as you follow in the footsteps of Lewis and Clark, exploring Great Falls, Hell’s Canyon and historic Middle Village and Station Camp.
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Program No. 22207RJ
Length
12 days
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6,799
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Oregon/Washington/Montana

The Corps of Discovery: Montana to Oregon by Land & River

Embark on an adventure of learning and discovery as you follow in the footsteps of Lewis and Clark, exploring Great Falls, Hell’s Canyon and historic Middle Village and Station Camp.
Length
12 days
Starts at
6,799
Special Offer
Click on Dates & Prices below to see special offer details.
Length
12 days
Rating (4.86)
Starts at
6,799
Special Offer
Click on Dates & Prices below to see special offer details.
Flights start at
FREE
Program No. 22207RJ

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DATES & PRICES

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A cabin featuring a verandah, or balcony, that allows you to step outside without going to a public deck.

Jul 7 - Jul 18, 2022
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Ship Balcony 6,799
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OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by May 26, 2022 and receive free round-trip airfare from many cities!

Jul 21 - Aug 1, 2022
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OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by June 09, 2022 and receive free round-trip airfare from many cities!

Aug 4 - Aug 15, 2022
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OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by June 23, 2022 and receive free round-trip airfare from many cities!

Aug 18 - Aug 29, 2022
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OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by July 07, 2022 and receive free round-trip airfare from many cities!

Sep 15 - Sep 26, 2022
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Ship Balcony 6,799
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OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by Aug. 04, 2022 and receive free round-trip airfare from many cities!

Sep 29 - Oct 10, 2022
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OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by Aug. 18, 2022 and receive free round-trip airfare from many cities!

Oct 13 - Oct 24, 2022
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Ship Balcony 6,799
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OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by Aug. 31, 2022 and receive free round-trip airfare from many cities!

DATES & PRICES

Ship Balcony
Accommodation Details

A cabin featuring a verandah, or balcony, that allows you to step outside without going to a public deck.

Jul 7 - Jul 18, 2022
SOLD OUT
Ship Balcony 8,299
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by May 26, 2022 and receive free round-trip airfare from many cities!

Jul 21 - Aug 1, 2022
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Ship Balcony 8,299
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by June 09, 2022 and receive free round-trip airfare from many cities!

Aug 4 - Aug 15, 2022
SOLD OUT
Ship Balcony 8,299
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by June 23, 2022 and receive free round-trip airfare from many cities!

Aug 18 - Aug 29, 2022
SOLD OUT
Ship Balcony 8,299
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by July 07, 2022 and receive free round-trip airfare from many cities!

Sep 15 - Sep 26, 2022
SOLD OUT
Ship Balcony 8,299
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by Aug. 04, 2022 and receive free round-trip airfare from many cities!

Sep 29 - Oct 10, 2022
Ship Balcony 8,299
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by Aug. 18, 2022 and receive free round-trip airfare from many cities!

Oct 13 - Oct 24, 2022
SOLD OUT
Ship Balcony 8,299
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by Aug. 31, 2022 and receive free round-trip airfare from many cities!

At a Glance

Charged with the task of finding a water route across North America, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark set out on their historic expedition in 1804. On land by private motorcoach and on the river by 221-passenger riverboat, the American Empress, voyage from Montana through Idaho to Washington and Oregon, learning about important expedition sites. Enriching lectures with a Road Scholar study leader provide an in-depth perspective of this monumental expedition.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Optional walks up to 1.5 miles; uneven or slippery terrain. Elevation up to 6,500 feet.

Best of all, you’ll…

  • Learn from an expert on the Corps of Discovery who offers an in-depth exploration of Lewis and Clark’s expedition.
  • Follow the infamous Portage Route, where the Corps of Discovery experienced great challenges portaging around 5 waterfalls on the upper Missouri River.
  • Explore several campsites and other features of the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail.

General Notes

The program is limited to 36 participants and the ship holds 221 passengers.
Featured Expert
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Jimmy Mohler
Jimmy has been serving Road Scholar on the Lewis & Clark Trail since 2016. She always lived on the trail, and her passion for the Corps of Discovery led her to become a seasonal ranger for the U.S. Government. Jimmy has traveled the world in her work, but is happiest traveling the Trail. She published a series of photos and notable Lewis quotes as a fundraiser for the Lewis & Clark Foundation. She lives in Kansas City, and is active in many teaching pursuits.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Jimmy Mohler View biography
Jimmy has been serving Road Scholar on the Lewis & Clark Trail since 2016. She always lived on the trail, and her passion for the Corps of Discovery led her to become a seasonal ranger for the U.S. Government. Jimmy has traveled the world in her work, but is happiest traveling the Trail. She published a series of photos and notable Lewis quotes as a fundraiser for the Lewis & Clark Foundation. She lives in Kansas City, and is active in many teaching pursuits.
Visit the Road Scholar Bookshop
You can find many of the books we recommend at the Road Scholar store on bookshop.org, a website that supports local bookstores.
The Lewis and Clark Expedition, Day by Day
by Gary Moulton
Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West
by Stephen E. Ambrose
Lewis and Clark Among the Indians
by James P. Ronda
Lewis and Clark: Pioneering Naturalists
by Paul Russell Cutright
Only One Man Died: The Medical Aspects of the Lewis and Clark Expedition
by Eldon G. Chuinard





Important registration tip:
If you want to attend the live lecture, please do not wait until the last minute to enroll.
If you enroll after a lecture is complete, we’ll send you a recording of the event.