3 Days of Fun
We understand; you want and try to do it all! Here’s an idea that will cover a ton of fun.
7:00 PM: Head to the Hannibal History Museum and meet up for a ‘Haunted Hannibal’ tour; learn the stories of unsolved murders, meet the ghosts of local B&Bs and businesses, and use ghost-busting tools on this fun and informative tour. It’s Hannibal as you’ve never seen it before!
8:30 PM: Check-in to hotel or B & B
6-8:00 AM: Breakfast at hotel/ B & B
8:30 AM: Depart for downtown Hannibal
9:00 AM: Take a Hannibal City tour on the Hannibal Trolley and enjoy a great 1-hour narrated tour of Hannibal’s many sights, including scenic outlooks, famous landmarks and beautiful historic homes.
10:15 AM: Begin tour of Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum Properties. This self-guided tour allows you to explore the roots of Mark Twain’s genius. The tour includes 7 buildings, most notably the world famous Mark Twain Boyhood Home.
11:45 AM: Lunch at Ole Planters, a family-owned downtown staple for over 30 years, famous for their homemade pie!
1:00 PM: Tour the Museum Gallery Building, the last building on the Boyhood Home tour, and browse a few shops along the way.
5:00 PM: Be transported back to the days of Mark Twain’s live stage shows with a Mark Twain Himself theater performance. Actor Richard Garey brings Twain to life in this entertaining show with hilarious comedy and heartwarming drama. A Victorian tea is also served.
6:15 PM: Board the Mark Twain Riverboat and enjoy a relaxing dinner cruise aboard the Mighty Mississippi. Return to the days of riverboats as you enjoy your dinner and live musical entertainment!
8:30 PM: Return to hotel
8:00 AM: Breakfast at hotel or a local restaurant
9:00 AM: Tour Rockcliffe Mansion, one of America’s Castles! This turn of the century mansion overlooks the Mississippi and contains many original furnishings. Enjoy a docent guided tour of the mansion and marvel at the wonders of this grand mansion.
10:30 AM: Mark Twain Cave Tour – Enjoy a tour of the cave that Twain made famous in his book, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer! There are also several souvenir shops, gemstone sluicing and a fossil dig!
Noon: Lunch downtown at the Brick Oven, known for its Brick Oven fired pizza and fantastic homemade pasta.
1:00 PM: Head down to Sawyer’s Creek Fun Park and enjoy 18 holes of mini-golf, bumper boats, arcade games and much more! For the adults, enjoy some wine tasting.
3:00 pm: Stop at Karlock’s Kars and Pop Culture and see tons of memorabilia, great classic cars, movie prop and more! This is a unique Hannibal attraction!
4:00 PM: Head back to the hotel for a bit of R & R or swimming before evening. Still have plenty of energy? Stop into the Hannibal History Museum and learn about the many other famous Hannibal citizens.
5:30 PM: Enjoy a fine dinner at LaBinnah Bistro, known for their exquisite fusion cuisine.
It’s certainly not everything there is to see and do in Hannibal, but it’s enough to give you a taste! You will be sure to return!