4002
Lewis & Clark Adventure

On the Road: Following in the Footsteps of Lewis & Clark

Immerse yourself in the world of Lewis and Clark as you learn from historians and explore expedition sites on this voyage from Missouri to Oregon.
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Program No. 4002RJ
Length
18 days
Starts at
3,999

At a Glance

Follow in the footsteps of Lewis and Clark as you cross seven states and overnight in 15 cities on a fascinating journey of discovery. Beginning in St. Louis, Mo., go west as an onboard historian helps you bring the story to life traveling the waters, navigating the mountains and trekking the land of the last difficult miles along the Columbia River to the Pacific Ocean.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Minimal walking over varied terrain. Optional walking of 1.5 miles. Get on/off motor coach. Carry own luggage up flight of stairs at lodging without elevators. Elevations up to 5,500 feet.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Historic sites, artifacts, lectures and living-history presentations bring this epic story to life.
  • Examine a full-size replica of the party’s keelboat and study the relationships between the explorers and Native Americans.
  • Cross the Bitteroot Mountains and see the camp where the expedition built five canoes.
Featured Expert
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Tom Wilson
A retired elementary school teacher from Astoria, Oregon, Tom Wilson was a volunteer and later a park ranger at Lewis and Clark National Historical Park for more than 20 years. Tom has portrayed various Expedition members in many living history programs. He has primarily portrayed William Clark for documentaries such as OPB’s "Searching For York" and "A Clatsop Winter Story," and was featured on Oregon Field Guide and The Science Channel. Tom continues to lead travel groups and give talks and presentations throughout the Northwest.

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

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Tom Wilson
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Norman Anderson
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Shannon Harmon
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Deb Crank Lewis
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Ned O'Malia
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Roger Dammarell
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