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Take a ride on the Mississippi River aboard a replica 19th century paddle-wheeler.
The Tom Sawyer and the Becky Thatcher combine the charm of the 1800s with modern conveniences. Choose from a variety of cruises, including daily sightseeing cruises (March-November); dinner cruises; music cruises; cruises to Kimmswick; lock-and-dam cruises; and private charters.
Part of the Gateway Arch Experience.
Enjoy an exciting and unique guided tour of downtown St. Louis, Forest Park or the Soulard/Lafayette Square Neighborhoods riding a Segway personal transporter. Tours last approximately three hours. Tours for up to eight people; minimum age 16; weight 100-270 pounds. Dress for outdoors and wear sensible shoes (no flip-flops).Your starting location and other details are provided upon booking. See our website for details and schedules. April through October.
Training on a Segway is provided. Personal charter tour or event is available.
Situated in the floodplain between the Mississippi River and St. Francois Rivers, efforts continue to restore local natural wetlands and wildlife habitats. This itinerary provides nature lovers with seven established wildlife refuges/conservation areas offering interpretative centers, established trails and boardwalks. In addition to deer, turkey and bobcat, these areas are home to snowy egrets, trumpeter swans, 17 different birds of prey including bald and golden eagles, ospreys, merlins and seven species of owl. All locations are within 30 minutes of Sikeston and include General Watkins Conservation Area, Mississippi River Walk and Observation Deck, Lake Tywappity Conservation Area, Big Oak Tree State Park, Mingo National Wildlife Refuge, 10-Mile Pond Conservation Area and Otter Slough Conservation Area. Most locations are handicapped accessible, and offer picnic and restroom facilities. Self-directed itinerary available on-line at www.visitsikeston.com.
Cape Girardeau is Rush Limbaugh's hometown. A self-guided driving tour takes visitors past Rush's boyhood haunts, including, among other locations: the hospital where Rush was born; his childhood home; where he attended school; where he "cruised" Broadway (a traditional activity during Rush's high school days; the barber shop where he shined shoes; and the radio station where he began his career.
Maps available at the Convention and Visitor Bureau (address and phone above).
St. Louis Lost & Found provides visitors to the downtown area with an easy way to learn more about St. Louis past and present. This audio tour is available as a Souvenir Audio Guide at the Visitor Centers or as a digital download through the I-Tunes Store.
Visitors will have the opportunity to hear vivid narratives and entertaining stories at key downtown attractions including: the Riverfront, Gateway Arch, Old Cathedral, Old Courthouse, Wainwright Building, Gateway Mall, Citygarden, Busch Stadium and Ballpark Village.
Visit our web site www.storiedwalk.com to learn more about purchasing your audio tour.
Kidding Around St. Louis Tour
Kids and kids at heart enjoy this family friendly trek around St. Louis.
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