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
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.
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George Dean
George is a former teacher from the great state of Montana. He was born and raised in Great Falls, where Lewis and Clark portaged, and taught middle-school social studies for 28 years -- so his lifelong interest in the Corps of Discovery comes naturally. After retiring, George moved to a cabin in the vicinity of Lincoln, Montana. He has been involved with Road Scholar for years, teaching the Helena-to-Lincoln section of the “New Nation’s Journey West” program as well as other local history programs.
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