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Self-guided driving tour of Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, the United States' largest military training installation. Just a few of the sites you will see are historic buildings, Joint Services Park, the museum complex, and be sure to stop by and reflect at Soldiers Memorial Park.
The Pulaski County Visitors Center, I-44, Exit 161, offers a complimentary turn-by-turn brochure, or download a copy from the link provided in this listing. Must have driver's license, registration and proof of insurance.
Established in 1827, Independence is known for its most famous son, President Harry S. Truman; and for being the hub of the pioneer westward trails.
Independence has a mysterious side; that of the paranormal. We feature stories from the courthouse, town square, jail and cemeteries. Learn about the haunted doll, a ghostly mail clerk, and the haunted inn.
Must be older than age 12. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing.
Tours depart from the Courthouse Exchange.
Reservations are required.
Enjoy Hannibal on a specialized group tour, with options for historic tours and haunted tours.
Walk the streets where young Samuel Clemens roamed; hear stories from Hannibal's frontier days and its amazing growth as a center of commerce. Lumber, railroads, pork packing, mining and the wealth of the Gilded Age are all just portions of Hannibal's fascinating past.
Step-on tours for groups are available.
Explore our self-guided, scenic driving tour of old Route 66, between Exit 145 and Exit 169 of I-44. A brochure is available at the Pulaski County Tourism Bureau; you can download it Here.
For motor coach groups, a step-on tour guide program is available. Call for details.
A self-guided driving tour of several Civil War points of interest, including an execution site, courthouse, churches and cemeteries.
Brochure and maps are available at Chamber office and the Saline County Historical Society.
Discover some of America's great ideas, inventions and innovators along Missouri Highway 36. A trip across northern Missouri features iconic American stories about the Pony Express, JC Penney, General John J. "Black Jack" Pershing, Walt Disney and Mark Twain, to name just a few. To obtain a copy of the audio CD that accompanies this tour, please contact the Hannibal Convention and Vistors Bureau at the address shown.Please note, the address and hours provided with this listing is for the Hannibal Convention and Visitors Bureau, not one of the tour stops. It is the location to pick up the audio CD that accompanies this tour.For contact information on the Highway 36 tour in Northwest Missouri, please click the link: Missouri Highway 36 - The Way of American Genius (Northwest).
Discover some of America's great ideas, inventions and innovators along Missouri Highway 36. A trip across northern Missouri features iconic American stories about the Pony Express, JC Penney, General John J. "Black Jack" Pershing, Walt Disney and Mark Twain, to name just a few. To obtain a copy of the audio CD that accompanies this tour, please contact the St. Joseph Convention and Vistors Bureau at the address shown.
Please note, the address and hours provided with this listing is for the St. Joseph Convention and Visitors Bureau, not one of the tour stops. This is the location to pick up the audio CD that accompanies this tour.
For contact information on the Highway 36 tour in Northeast Missouri, please click the link: Missouri Highway 36 - The Way of American Genius (Northeast).
One of the first concrete-paved portions of Missouri's highway system was the stretch of road west of Carthage to Joplin, laid in 1920. In 1926, this route became part of Route 66.
Along the route today you find Kellogg Lake, Powers Museum, Carthage Municipal Park, Stone's Throw Dinner Theatre, 66 Drive-In and the 1939 Boots Motel.
This is a step-on bus tour.
Note: the address shown is the Pulaski County Tourism Bureau.
See 10 Independence area sites related to the Civil War's Second Battle of Independence, called the Battle of the Little Blue, which was fought Oct. 21-22, 1864. The battle involved some 15,000 Union and Confederate troops, who fought near the Little Blue River in eastern Independence.
The tour begins at a former covered bridge site on Lexington Road, near the Little Blue River. Tour brochure available online in PDF format; click weblink above.
Main Street St Charles seems to have more than its share of mysterious manifestations. Prepare to visit some of the places reporting ghostly activity. Just-glimpsed glows, unexplained noises, and flitting shadows at the edge of vision. Lights, sights, sounds and even ghostly smells.
Will you glimpse a roaming spirit that was a victim of tragic death? Will you be grabbed from behind by a soul from the “lost” graveyard? Ghosts, history, and local legends, these tours capture it all. If you've ever had a paranormal experience, or if you are just curious, join us for a stimulating, intriguing, interactive journey to the other side.
As St. Louis celebrates its 250th birthday throughout 2014, this self guided, digital audio tour allows you to step back in time and experience an in-depth look at this fascinating Midwestern City.
Visitors have the opportunity to hear vivid narratives and entertaining stories at key downtown attractions, including: the riverfront; the Gateway Arch; the Old Cathedral; the Old Courthouse; the Wainwright Building; Gateway Mall; Citygarden, Busch Stadium; and Ballpark Village.
The souvenir audio guide comes with ear buds, batteries and a map. It is yours to keep so you can guide yourself through downtown St. Louis at your convenience.
Visit our website for details and locations where you can purchase your audio tour.
There is no place in St. Louis with a reputation as ghostly as the Lemp Mansion. Built in the late 1860s, it has served as many things over the years, but it has never lost the claim to being the most haunted place in the city. In fact, in 1980, Life magazine called the Lemp Mansion: "One of the ten most haunted places in America."
Find out why Lemp Mansion is famous from ghost to ghost. Haunted Tours, a Mystery Dinner Theatre and other supernatural themed events are scheduled. See the website for details, schedules and reservations.
In addition, the Lemp is home to a full service restaurant and lounge, six overnight guest-rooms, and a museum.
A self-guided, historic walking tour of downtown points of interest. The 16 stops on the tour date back as far as the 1850s.
Waynesville is the county seat of Pulaski County in south central Missouri. Historic Route 66 provides the main route through town.
A brochure is available at Pulaski County Tourism Bureau (137 St. Robert Blvd., in St. Robert); and you can download the brochure from our website. An online mapping download is also available. Along with the history tour, enjoy sweets, wine and cheese tasting, and fabulous gift shops and restaurants.
NOTE: The address shown is for the circa 1850 Old Stagecoach Stop, one of the sites on the tour.
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Haunted Places and Historical Sites in St. Charles
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Presidential Stomping Grounds
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