Located on the bank of the Mississippi River lies historic Hannibal, Missouri. Approximately 100 miles Northwest of St. Louis, Hannibal is one of Missouri’s best tourism destinations. As the boyhood home to author Mark Twain, Hannibal is famously known as the setting for timeless novels including The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. With a plethora of things to do in Hannibal, this river town, protected by a levee wall, is the perfect destination for a fun-filled weekend getaway or a full week of history and adventure.

Welcome to Historic Hannibal, Missouri

Events & Festivals

There are plenty of places to see and things to do in Hannibal, Missouri! Find out what’s going on during your visit to Hannibal, or plan your next trip around one of Hannibal’s unique festivals and events.

Trip Ideas

trip_ideas_DARK_BLUENot sure where to start when you visit Hannibal, Missouri? Don’t worry. Use our Trip Ideas to help you discover Mark Twain’s hometown and plan your adventures in Hannibal. Let’s explore!


Tours and Site Seeing Hannibal

Whether you are looking to learn more about Mark Twain’s legacy or see a live theater show, explore the countless things to do in Hannibal.

Stay Awhile

Slow down and enjoy an overnight stay in Hannibal. From cozy bed and breakfasts to numerous hotels, there’s a comfortable place for you to lay your head. Looking for a more outdoorsy experience? Hannibal has campgrounds too! Browse our accommodations now.


Shopping Hannibal Missouri

What’s a trip without a little retail therapy? Explore the wide variety of local specialty shops, galleries and antique stores Hannibal has to offer.

Dine & Drink

Looking to grab a bite or a pint? Hannibal has a wide selection of eateries, from fast food to fine dining. A handful of wineries and microbreweries also offer local libations made right here in Hannibal!

Groups & Conventions

Plan your next convention or group getaway! In Hannibal, the accommodations are welcoming, the hospitality is warm and the memories are just waiting to be made.

With over 800 hotel rooms available in Hannibal, finding a place to stay is a breeze. Browse our group guide and sample itineraries to see how the Hannibal Convention & Visitors Bureau can make your planning process easy and enjoyable.groups_and_conventions_GREEN

Featured Videos

Experience Hannibal right from your home computer or as you travel with your mobile device! Our featured videos give you a first hand look at local events & festivities. You’ll also observe the beauty and antiquity of Historic Downtown Hannibal! Click to view more!

Make Memories in Hannibal, Missouri!