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Join us for a getaway to charming and historic St. Louis. We’ll ride the tram up to the top of the famous Gateway Arch, tour Anheuser-Busch along with the beautiful Budweiser Clydesdales and their stables. Enjoy a scenic river cruise along the mighty Mississippi River. Return home with memories of a great vacation to a not so far off destination.


Day 1 Home to Oakbrook

Get to know your fellow passengers as we travel to Oakbrook, IL. Get ready for a fun night of entertainment as you are guests at a dinner theatre production.

Hotel: Hilton Garden Inn or Marriot

Included Meals: Dinner


Day 2 Oakbrook to St. Louis

As we make our way to St. Louis today, we’ll first enjoy an included lunch in Springfield. Upon arrival in St. Louis, a visit to Anheuser-Busch is planned, where our tour will include the historic Brew House, Budweiser Clydesdale stable, beechwood lagering cellar, packaging plant, hospitality room and Anheuser-Busch gift shop. We’ll check into the lovely Drury Plaza, within walking distance to many of St. Louis’ attractions.

Hotel: Drury Plaza at the Arch

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Day 3 St. Louis

This morning we are treated to a city tour of St. Louis. Our trip would not be complete without visiting the Majestic Gateway Arch. At 630 Feet, our nation’s tallest man-made monument has plenty of exciting activities. Take a tram ride to the top, see a documentary film, experience a giant screen movie, and visit the Museum of Westward Expansion. Tonight we will have dinner at Mike Shannon’s Steak & Seafood.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 4 St. Louis

Marvel at the Missouri Botanical Garden, one of the world’s top public gardens. This National Historic Landmark was founded in 1859 with 79 acres of scenic landscaping and historic structures. Don’t miss the Climatron® tropical rain forest, the Japanese Garden, Seiwa-en and founder Henry Shaw’s Victorian home. Next we will experience as many exciting animal encounters as possible as we visit Grant’s Farm. This 281-acre ancestral home of the Busch family and the Farm is home to more than 900 animals representing more than 100 different species. The Budweiser Clydesdale Stables are home to approximately 25 Clydesdale mares, geldings, stallions, and foals. Next we will enjoy a St Louis tradition, Ted Drewes frozen custard. Ted Drewes has been selling frozen custard for decades, with an attention to quality that has made his custard the finest in St. Louis. Tonight enjoy dinner at a Bevo’s, a Dutch windmill built by Mr Busch.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 5 St. Louis to Hannibal

Today we bid goodbye to St Louis and make our way to America’s hometown, Hannibal Missouri. Settle into our hotel before we board a nostalgic Riverboat and cruise the “Mighty Mississippi”. See this famous river town from the boat that bears the name of its most famous citizen…Mark Twain.

Hotel: Holiday Inn

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 6 Hannibal to Home

Today we make our way home with many fine memories of our trip. We make one final stop of our tour at America’s favorite chocolate store, Russell Stovers.

Included Meals: Breakfast

 

Motorcoach Per Person Pricing Information

Double: $1,159
Single: $1,479
Triple: $1,099
Quad: $1,049

Motorcoach Travel Protection Per Person

Double: $85
Single: $85

Travel Bucks

$25 Travel Bucks per person earned with this tour

Deposit Due

$100 deposit per person due at time of reservation. Full payment due 30 days prior to depart.

Passport Needed

No

The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 76°
Travel with R & J Tours to a warm destination where it is...
59°
Minneapolis, Mn
66°
Meet Me in St. Louis
Motorcoach Departure Date:
05/17/2012
Motorcoach Return Date:
05/22/2012

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Tour Highlights

3 Nights in St. Louis
Gateway Arch Tram
Anheuser-Busch Tour
St. Louis Union Station
Ted Drewes Frozen Custard
Dinner Theatre Production
Botanical Gardens Tour
Mississippi River Cruise
Great shopping and restaurant choices
10 Meals Included



Travel with R & J Tours to a warm destination where it is...
59°
Minneapolis, Mn
66°
Meet Me in St. Louis
The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 76°
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