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River Rambling Tour

Trip Dates / September 19 - 25, 2022

Charter Bus Tour - Departs from Pine Level North Carolina
 

Your 7 Day / 6 Night Package Includes:

  • Nashville's General Jackson Dinner Showboat

  • Nashville City Tour

  • St. Louis Gateway Arch

  • St. Louis Transportation Museum

  • Lemp Mansion Dinner

  • Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum

  • Mark Twain Cave

  • Mark Twain Dinner Cruise

  • Cinnamon Ridge Farms 

  • Celebration Dinner & Dance Cruise

  • Cincinnati Private Dinner Cruise

Explore the land and rivers that inspired legendary author Mark Twain and visit port towns such as Hannibal and St. Louis, Missouri. Experience the Gateway Arch which is a memorial to Thomas Jefferson's role in opening the West to the pioneers. River Ramblin is the perfect tour to relax and enjoy a little of America's river history. 

  • Day One: 

Today we travel to the "Queen City", Cincinnati. This evening we experience our own private Dinner Cruise on the mighty Ohio. The "Queen City" Dinner Cruise is complete with entertainment and complimentary wine and beer to celebrate our "River Rambling" tour. (Dinner) 

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  • Day Two: 

We depart Cincinnati for Hannibal, Missouri and along the way we "Cruise the Canal in a Gondola .... O'Solo Mio". Sit back and let your imagination take you to the canals of Venice, where you will be serenaded by your Gondolier as you are transported into the romance of Old Italy. Being in the heart of "Mark Twain" country tonight we experience a Riverboat Dinner Cruise on a boat that bears his name, the "Mark Twain".(Breakfast, Box 
Lunch & Dinner) 

  • Day Three: 

Today is Hannibal, Missouri day starting with a visit to the Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum,

                                                        Then we tour the "Mark Twain Cave" and                                                          see where Samuel Clemens was                                                                        inspired to write. Next, we experience                                                              the "Rockcliffe Mansion", which is an                                                                American castle overlooking the mighty Mississippi River. Arriving in St. Louis this evening we will kick back at the Drury Plaza St. Louis Arch Hotel for a two-night stay. (Breakfast) 

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Mark Twain Cave

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General Jackson Showboat

  • Day Four: 

After arriving in St. Louis, MO, we will have the chance to visit the Gateway Arch. A visit here is an experience that never fails to inspire. It was built as a monument to the westward expansion of the United States and is commonly referred to as "The Gateway to the West." A tram ride to the top of the arch gives us a stunning view of St. Louis and a view of the Mississippi River from the East windows and the Missouri River from the North windows. Later in the afternoon we visit the "Transportation Museum" which is considered one of the finest in the country. Dinner tonight is at a hometown favorite, the famous Lemp Mansion. (Breakfast & Dinner) 

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Gateway Arch

  • Day Five: 

Departing St. Louis for Louisville we step back in time to the Great Steamboat Era,

as we enjoy lunch and tour an 1894 mansion of the Howard family, with its grand

staircase, brass chandeliers and stained-glass windows all created by master craftsmen from the family shipyard. After checking into our hotel, we will enjoy a dinner cruise on the "Belle of Louisville". (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) 

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Lemp Mansion

  • Day Six: 

Today is "Music City" day, NASHVILLE! Learn about the Ryman Auditorium, Tootsie's world-famous Orchid Lounge, Honky-Tonk Highway, Tennessee's State Capitol, Bicentennial Mall State Park, Music Row, Vanderbilt University, Centennial Park including an exact replica of the Parthenon, and much more! You may want to even line dance at the Wild Horse Saloon! Later this afternoon we enjoy Nashville as it can best be seen from the beautiful Cumberland River on the "General Jackson Showboat". While "rollin' down the river," you'll enjoy stunning views, a delicious meal freshly prepared by their chefs and toe-tapping entertainment in the two-story Victorian Theater. (Breakfast & Dinner) 

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  • Day Seven: 

We depart for our journey home. 

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For more information and/or to make a reservation please visit our Contact Page

or give us a call - Wayne Stewart @ (919) 398-3637 - Susan Stewart @ (919) 398-3638

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