Silver Dollar City

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  • 1880s themed park opened in 1960
  • #18 of the top 25 best amusement parks in the world

 

Cahokia

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  • Pre-Columbian Native American city dated from 600-1400
  • Includes 120 manmade earthen mounds
  • The settlement began 1,000 years before European contact
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

Gateway Arch

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  • Monument of stainless steel and the world’s tallest arch
  • The arch is the tallest man-made monument in the Western Hemisphere
  • Built as a monument to westward expansion of the United States

 

Sight & Sound Theatres

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  • Entertainment company that produces Bible stories live on stage
  • Opened in 1976

 

National World War I Museum and Memorial

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  • Museum and memorial opened in 1926
  • Dedicated in 2004 as America’s official museum dedicated to World War I
  • The museum tells the story of the Great War and traces back the origins to the war from before 1914
  • 9,000 red poppies are planted representing 1,000 combatant deaths

 

College of the Ozarks

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  • College that contains 2 museums, an old-fashioned grist mill, fruitcake and jelly kitchen, and stained glass studio

 

Rockcliffe Mansion

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  • Built in 1898 by a John J. Cruikshank Jr., who was a descendant of Scottish immigrants and found his fortune in lumber
  • Overlooks the city of Hannibal and the Mississippi River

 


 

Costs

all flights $362

food $39/day x 10 days = $390

hotel $45/day x 8 days = $360

tickets (all attractions) $145

TOTAL for whole itinerary $1,257