Great American Solar Eclipse — Jefferson City, Missouri

5 DAYS • 8 MEALS Travel the heart of America to see the full solar eclipse, and at the same time experience the nation's early history through its famous artists, authors, leaders, and cities.
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)
  • Touring at Abraham Lincoln’s New Salem State Historic Site where a young Lincoln spent six years of his early adulthood
  • Climb aboard the Mark Twain Riverboat for a narrated dinner cruise along “Ol’ Man River.”
  • Visit the Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum, a complex of interactive museums and collection of original Norman Rockwell paintings
  • Tour the Winston Churchill Museum located on the campus of Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri
  • Spend 2 nights in the capital of Missouri, Jefferson City
  • Guided tour of Jefferson City and the State Capitol Building with its three-point paintings
  • Total Solar Eclipse viewing at beautiful Canterbury Hill Winery and Restaurant with included lunch, chairs and protective eyewear
  • Guided tour of the Missouri State Penitentiary and see the dungeon cells, the gas chamber and hear the history of its famous inmates
  • City tour of Saint Louis with a local guide from its earliest neighborhoods to its most modern structures
  • See the impressive Saint Louis Gateway Arch at the newly landscaped Jefferson National Expansion Memorial
  • Enjoy a narrated Mississippi River Cruise showcasing the city’s rich architecture
  • 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.