Lewis & Clark Adventure
On the Road: Following In the Footsteps of Lewis & Clark from Missouri to Oregon
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
18 days
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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
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.
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Mary Ellen Ergle
Mary Ellen spent five years as a park ranger interpreter at the Lewis and Clark Center in Great Falls, Montana. For three years, she followed the Lewis and Clark trail from St. Louis to the Pacific Ocean and back. As a park ranger in Alaska, Mary Ellen was a glacier naturalist and historical interpreter. She also traveled extensively and enjoyed outdoor adventures: camping on glaciers and mountains, hiking the Chilkoot trail, canoeing in the Yukon River, kayaking in fjords and lakes and snowshoeing.
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Mary Ellen Ergle
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