Great American Solar Eclipse — Saint Joseph, Missouri

5 DAYS • 8 MEALS Go back to the days when the mighty Mississippi was America's frontier, then visit museums dedicated to some of our nation's foremost actors, artists, and even a president while we attend a special viewing of a once-in-a-lifetime celestial event.
This tour departs from the Chicagoland/Wisconsin Area
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  • Free home or local pickup and return
  • 8 Meals (3 dinners, 1 lunch and 4 breakfasts)
  • Visit the Buffalo Bill Museum, named for LeClaire, Iowa native William Frederick Cody
  • See the classic farmhouse immortalized in Grant Wood’s classic painting American Gothic
  • Visit the newly expanded John Wayne Birthplace and Museum featuring the most diversified exhibit of John Wayne artifacts
  • Hear one of the greatest stories of the American West at the Pony Express Museum
  • Included dinner with a visit from Calamity Jane who provides some rousing Western entertainment
  • Spend 2 nights in Saint Joseph, Missouri
  • Visit the Walter Cronkite Memorial, dedicated to the famed broadcast journalist and TV anchorman
  • Total Solar Eclipse viewing at in Saint Joseph, Missouri with included box lunch, chairs and protective eyewear
  • Visit the Amelia Earhart Birthplace to learn about one of the world’s most influential female aviators
  • See a unique collection of Disney family memorabilia at the Walt Disney Hometown Museum
  • Visit the Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum, a complex of interactive museums and collection of original Norman Rockwell paintings
  • Climb aboard the Mark Twain Riverboat for a narrated dinner cruise along “Ol’ Man River.”
  • Visit the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum for a look at America’s 16th President
  • $25 in Mayflower Money
Tour Activity Level
LEVEL 3: A blend of longer and shorter days on this program with more walking tours mixed with some periods of standing. Expect more of the touring to be over uneven surfaces or involve stairs.