Come spend a day like Mark Twain, leisurely cruising the Mississippi with 100 miles of scenic shoreline and peaceful towns passing quietly behind your great paddlewheel. Then explore the town of Hannibal, home to Tom Sawyer & Becky Thatcher and their friend Huck. With your imagination you can travel to places in time, best described in literature.
The Quad Cities, including Rock Island and Moline in Illinois plus Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa, offers an wonderfully eccentric collection of activities. Make a quick getaway and enjoy the river, the farm, the chocolate factory, artists and antiques, great food and friendship. This little outing is a winner.
Let us guide your group to NW Minnesota and the birthplace of the mighty Mississippi River. Stand next to a large pine log carved with yellow letters that marks the beginning of the great river’s 2,552-mile route across America, from Minnesota’s north woods to the Gulf of Mexico. This itinerary will take you from the Headwaters, past the confluence with the Missouri and into St Louis and the Gateway Arch.
Today, experience the magic of the Mighty Mississippi River with the rich history and scenic views in a way you will always remember aboard the Celebration Belle. Become Tom Sawyer or Huck Finn for the day!
Come visit Iowa sites significant to silver screen and music recording icons: Buddy Holly, John Wayne, Clint Eastwood, Glenn Miller. It all happened in the Heartland.
Step back in time with a visit to the Amana Colonies, one of America’s longest-lived communal societies, located in the Iowa Prairie. Established shortly before the Civil War by a group of German-speaking European settlers, today the Colonies represent the American Dream come true; a thriving community founded by faith and community spirit.
The greatest baseball trip ever. Chasing the memories of two movies. First base is “A League of Their Own” about the All American Girls Baseball League. Second base is a visit to the “Field of Dreams.” Then you round Third into Chicago for a Cubs Game at Wrigley Field.